Paul Duane

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Best actress: Jessie Buckley in the gobsmacking Wild Rose

The good folk at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival beat the weather this year. But it could hardly have been a more closely run thing. (...)

What Time Is Death? Paul Duane’s documentary charts Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty’s project to build a pyramid of  bricks containing human ashes

A little bit of urban English magick arrived at the Irish Film Institute on Tuesday night when Paul Duane, a singular director of films about singular(...)

Cast member Dan Gordon in Stephen Sondheim’s “Assassins”, running at the Gate Theatre from April 12th to June 7th. Photograph: Agata Stoinska

“When I leave the stage I’ll be the most famous man in America,” John Wilkes Booth, one of the lesser lights in a 19th-century acting family, is alleg(...)

The Filmbase building in Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Filmbase, the Temple Bar-based training and facilities resource for the independent film sector, is to enter voluntary liquidation with the loss of 13(...)

Ellen Page stars in David Freyne’s horror The Cured, which will get a domestic premiere at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival. Photograph: Bac Films, Tilted Pictures

For the urban cinephile, the arrival of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival, which began on Wednesday, signifies the imminence of spring. Shel(...)

The judge said the man’s judgment was clouded by too much drink and, on convicting him, fined him €500 for producing the hammer and €100 for damaging the clamp.

A carpenter has been fined €600 for using a hammer to break a clamp off his car and shouting abuse at a clamper. Barry Grant (38) of Fana Burca, Kno(...)

Lauryn Canny as Amber Bailey in ‘Amber’

In August 2001, Rob Cawley was driving through the desert in western Australia when his car broke down. He hitched a ride to the nearest town, Broome,(...)

Lee Harvey Oswald. “The sad preponderance of other lone nuts with guns may  have helped sway opinions. Barely a week goes by without some maniac causing unimaginable tragedy for no good reason. The theory that great conspiracies must surround significant crimes no longer carries quite so much weight.” Photograph: Reuters

Why has so little been said about the 50th anniversary of John F Kennedy’s assassination? Yes, there have been 20 or 30 documentaries on the telly. Tr(...)

Very Extremely Dangerous

In recent years, Irish director Paul Duane has – whether on purpose or not – transformed himself into a cinematic champion of the neglected outsider. (...)