Peter O Toole

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Cillian Murphy attends an event at Carlton House Terrace on October 12th, 2017 in London, England. Photograph: Nicky J Sims/Getty Images

The folk behind A Quiet Place Part II could never have guessed they would give the world a mobile icon for the opening rounds of an unprecedented p(...)

Richard Harris in This Sporting Life (1963)

Casting Richard Harris as Frank Machin, the bitter, brutish, lovelorn malcontent in the 1963 film This Sporting Life not alone recognised his burgeoni(...)

Pro-Trump supporters storm the US Capitol in Washington on January 6th. Photograph: Samuel Corum/Getty Images

Every scene in Lawrence of Arabia is perfect, but there’s one I find especially haunting. Peter O’Toole’s Lawrence returns to Cairo after successfully(...)

Ireland's most garlanded director talks about ageism in film, Harvey Weinstein and his new novel, about the aristocratic rebel Lord Edward FitzGera(...)

Samuel Beckett’s Endgame, directed by Conor McPherson (left) and Michael Gambon at the Beckett Film Project. Photograph: Pat Redmond

“Outside of here it’s death.” No play better captures the experience and the meaning of lockdown than Samuel Beckett’s Endgame. In it, four people – t(...)

A scene from Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia’s film The Platform, a recent Netflix release – “a gloomy shocker set in a prison that operates like practical moral conundrum”.

A million years ago we rode on trains and drank beer in public places. Further ago than that we could communicate remotely only by letter or telephone(...)

Donal McCann: You just need to know that he was here. And he was remarkable

I never saw Diego Maradona play football. I never saw Nijinsky dance. And I never saw Miles Davis play the horn. But baby, I saw Donal McCann act. S(...)

Iconic: the revolving door of the Shelbourne hotel, on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Flemming

Who knew that fancy hotels could be among the riskiest places in Dublin? Compensation culture has claimed its latest victim, and the city’s purists ar(...)

Gorse fires  on Torc Mountain in the Killarney National Park at the weekend.  Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Dense rhododendron on Torc Mountain in the Killarney National Park acted as a firebreak and prevented Saturday morning’s gorse fire from spreading to (...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

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