Robin Hood

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File photograph of British army intelligence officer Robert Nairac

Captain Robert Nairac was not involved in the Dublin-Monaghan bombings or other incidents of loyalist collusion during the Troubles, a senior figure i(...)

Clint Eastwood directs and stars in ‘The Mule’. Photograph: Warner Bros

We’ve all heard the stories about Clint Eastwood directing with a nonchalance that allows all shots to pass as long as the camera doesn’t fall over. H(...)

Taron Egerton as Robin Hood. The outlaw from the English midlands talks pure Estuary. Photograph: Larry Horricks/Lionsgate

Give the children what they want. More Pinky and Perky! More Dan Dare! More Robin Hood! Okay, that’s a little unfair. The Robin legend goes back a f(...)

Taron Egerton as the altruistic thief

You could argue that a lot is riding on the latest version of Robin Hood. That’s the sort of thing they say in Hollywood: “A lot is riding on this.” (...)

Curraghmore House in Co Waterford

“I’m not interested in going to any imitator festivals at all,” says Debs Armstrong, the art decor director of Ireland’s newest festival All Together (...)

Hollywood great: Olivia de Havilland in 1938. Photograph: George Hurrell/Donaldson/Ochs/Getty

To the relief of film-makers and TV executives everywhere, a panel of three judges has rejected the defamation suit brought by the veteran actor Olivi(...)

A Catholic priest prays over the grave of Óscar Pérez, in El Hatillo, Venezuela, on Sunday. Photograph: Meridith Kohut/The New York Times)

The end had come for Óscar Pérez. Blood streamed down the rebel’s face. His men were fighting behind cabinets and ovens as the Venezuelan government c(...)

Pension Bee chief executive Romi Savova says firm will “keep our philosophy to always keep fees fair and transparent”

Would you like to have one, easily accessible online platform, where you could track, manage and oversee all your pension funds – without incurring un(...)

This budget cuts Medicaid by more than $1 trillion over 10 years – which would throw some 15 million Americans off of the health insurance they currently have. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

After failing to pass a “healthcare” Bill that would have thrown up to 32 million Americans off of health insurance, a Bill that was more unpopular th(...)

Irish connection: Denis O’Sullivan, in whose memory the Feis Ceoil awards a medal each year

In September 1898, the Skibbereen Eagle newspaper ran a famous editorial that declared: “We will still keep our eye on the Emperor of Russia and on al(...)

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