Samuel Beckett

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The Irishman: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Ray Romano

There has been an almighty turnover on Netflix since we last compiled this list, with more than half of our favourite films that time around disappear(...)

Samuel Beckett: four members of the Nobel committee backed the Irish writer; two backed the French author André Malraux. Photograph: Jane Bown

Fifty years after Samuel Beckett won the Nobel Prize in Literature, newly opened archives reveal the serious doubts the Nobel committee had about givi(...)

 The Sportsground, Galway. Connacht Rugby have secured €20 million in grant funding for its redevelopment.   Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Hats off to Connacht Rugby. Twenty million. My golly. Yes you read correctly. Twenty million. That’s €20,000,000 for development of the Sportsground. (...)

 The Sportsground in  Galway will be redeveloped into a modern stadium with a capacity of 12,000. The current pitch will be replaced with synthetic grass.

Over €2 million is being withheld from the FAI’s Munster Centre of Excellence in Glanmire until issues concerning the governance of the FAI are resolv(...)

Guinness heir: Garech Browne at his Luggala estate home in 2018. Photograph: RTÉ

Who – or what – was Garech Browne? It’s hard for the people who knew him to reach a consensus, although Last Days at Luggala (RTÉ One, Wednesday, 9.35(...)

The Store Yard has a selection of 19th century rocking horses,  from €350, and vintage red hat boxes from Christy’s of London c1960, €90 each.

Antique gifts have a lot to offer. Not only are they the most eco-friendly choice, they are made to last and for buyers offer a more relaxed alternati(...)

Endgame: Rosaleen Linehan and Des Keogh in Pan Pan’s production. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

ENDGAME Project Arts Centre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ Something is already taking its course before Pan Pan’s new production of Endgame begins. As you take your (...)

Des Keogh and Rosaleen Linehan in Endgame. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Endgame Project Arts Centre, Dublin.Until Dec 7 “Ah the old questions, the old answers, there’s nothing like them,” a decrepit Hamm says fondly to his(...)

Jack B Yeats, A Paris of the West achieved €787,964 (€565,000-€905,000) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale

Results Damien Matthews Clontarf Sale, November 16th and 17th Fancy yellow diamond 4.01ct €32,000 (€45,000-€75,000), Japanese gold mounted box with s(...)

Endgame: Andrew Bennett, Rosaleen Linehan, Des Keogh and Anthony Morris. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

ROSALEEN LINEHAN AND DES KEOGH ON GETTING COMFY IN THE BINS AT THE END OF THE WORLD IN PAN PAN’S NEW PRODUCTION OF SAMUEL BECKETT’S ENDGA(...)

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