Richard Harris

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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? (...)

Richard Harris’s former childhood home, a 19th-century redbrick on Limerick’s Ennis Road, is for sale for €785,000

In the 1930s actor Richard Harris swung Tarzan-like from the trees in the gardens of Overdale, a tall, elegant, early 19th-century redbrick on Limeric(...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

Peter Broderick: will release a new EP, Two Balloons, on November 9th

I first heard of Arthur Russell from people saying I sounded like him. This happened for years before I heard his music. When I finally did hear it, I(...)

Members of the Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance in Cork prepare to audition for the Late Late Toy Show in 2017. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

If you’re a talented youngster with a hankering for Toy Show stardom (or the Mammy or Daddy hankers for it), there are just five days left to stake yo(...)

The Global Irish Festival Series will be piloted along the Wild Atlantic Way in Limerick and Donegal this October Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A new tourism initiative encouraging Irish emigrants and their descendents to attend a festival in the county they came from in Ireland has been (...)

David McCourt (left) lives in the Merrion Hotel where Peter McCann is manager

When did you last cry? David: When I got the bill from The Merrion. Peter: When he paid it. David: Coco Chanel lived at The Ritz for 37 years. Bob (...)

The granddaddy of them all might be ‘National Velvet’ with Elizabeth Taylor as the English girl who yearns to ride in the Grand National

Here’s a theory. The best films with “horse” in their titles are founded on lies. The Wooden Horse (1950) doesn’t have any horses in it. A Man Called (...)

 JP Donleavy at his home,  Levington Park, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, in 2014. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

JP Donleavy, who has died at the age of 91, was best known as the author of The Ginger Man, the critically acclaimed comic masterpiece. It is estimate(...)

God’s Own Country: Alec Secareanu and Josh O’Connor in Francis Lee’s film

Let us get the awkward question out of the way first. When Francis Lee conceived of God’s Own Country, a beautiful, raw love story set in rural Yorksh(...)

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