Peter Mcdonald

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Garda forensic officers are seen on Whitechapel Road in Clonsilla where Peter McDonald (77) died on Saturday. Photograph: Collins

A 48-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with murdering his elderly next door neighbour in Dublin at the weekend. At about(...)

Garda forensic officers  on Whitechapel Road in Dublin 15 on Sunday  where the  elderly man was killed. Photograph: Collins

An elderly man was stabbed to death in Clonsilla, north Dublin on Saturday morning after confronting another local man who had been acting erratically(...)

Maxine Peake and Freddie Fox in Fanny Lye Deliver’d

It’s 1657 and rural Shropshire in post-civil war England is a crazy place to be. One mightn’t know as much watching the opening sequence of Fanny Lye (...)

Soupy Norman

Gone be with the days of swapping Scrap Saturday tapes in the playground. Or struggling with the VCR to record the last episode of Father Ted. Or meet(...)

Sarah Greene and Killian Scott: ‘My head is f**ked from all the raped, dead kids’

Ireland may have one of the lowest murder rates in the world, but violent death seems to be a numbingly regular occurrence for the detectives on Dubli(...)

Dublin Murders: Killian Scott and Sarah Greene as detectives Rob Riley and Cassie Maddox

TO WATCH SARAH PHELPS’S BROODING ADAPTATION BEING FILMED IS TO GET A TINGLING SENSE THAT SOMETHING POLITICALLY CHARGED AND NARRATIVELY UNCANNY IS T(...)

Heaven knows: Jack Lowden as Morrissey in England is Mine

 This pleasing origins movie for Steven Patrick Morrissey chronicles the miserable years before he went on to become a poet of a thousand discont(...)

Writer-director John Butler, centre, with the cast of ‘Handsome Devil’ –  Jamie Hallahan, Eoin Griffin, Jay Duffy, Andrew Scott, Moe Dunford and Finn O’Shea. Photograph: Maarten de Boer/Getty Images

When John Butler was a pupil in Blackrock College, he was caught plagiarising an English essay. In the margin of his copybook, his teacher wrote “Neve(...)

Superb storytelling: Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie in The Night Manager. Photograph: Mitch Jenkins

If you read The Night Manager, John le Carré’s 1993 thriller, you probably didn’t envision Jonathan Pine, the character of the title, as blond and ha(...)

Sara Baume’s Spill Simmer Falter Wither has been announced as the 2015/16 featured novel for UL One Campus, One Book

Sara Baume at UL Sara Baume’s Spill Simmer Falter Wither has been announced as the 2015/16 featured novel for UL One Campus, One Book. Baume wi(...)

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