Sean Connery

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The Birdbox, Donegal Treehouse

We live in hope, and we also live on a small island, so it’s no surprise so many of us harbour dreams of that perfect getaway. Still, with foreign tra(...)

Sisu is a magical, mythical, self-deprecating dragon. Photograph: Disney 2020

During Roman times, cartographers would use the inscription HIC SVNT LEONES to denote unexplored territories on maps, a Latin phrase that translates a(...)

Cinema poster of Walt Disney’s Darby O’Gill and the Little People (€100-€150), Fonsie Mealy.

Though mostly binned after the final credits have rolled, cinema posters have become valued items for collectors, with some achieving astronomical pri(...)

Peter Alliss: died aged 89, the European Tour announced

Peter Alliss, the voice of the BBC’s golf coverage for decades, has died at the age of 89. A statement issued by the former Ryder Cup player’s family (...)

Audrey Hepburn in a promotional still from the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Photograph courtesy Everett Collection/Getty Images

The good people of Dublin 4 may need smelling salts on hand before sitting down to Helena Coan’s new documentary on Audrey Hepburn. Discussing the act(...)

Aidan Coleman riding Epatante to win at Newbury last year. File photograph: Getty Images

JP McManus’s Champion Hurdle winner Epatante is odds-on to make a successful return to action on Saturday. The mare who gave her owner a record ninth(...)

Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan in Wild Mountain Thyme

“Welcome to Ireland!” says Christopher Walken, at the outset of the trailer for Wild Mountain Thyme, already my favourite “bad” Irish film. Then he re(...)

The late James Bond actor Sean Connery has been the subject of debate for comments he made in 1965 about “acceptable” ways to beat a woman. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

What do we do about famous people who thump women (or merely argue that thumping women is okay)? This is, alas, always a current question. We are neve(...)

Sean Connery as James Bond next to his Aston Martin DB5 in a scene from Goldfinger in 1964. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

It is just two months since Sean Connery, who has died, celebrated his 90th birthday. The appreciations will have given him some sense of how subseque(...)

Scottish actor Sean Connery, who has died aged 90,  is seen  arriving at Rome’s Opera Theatre in  2006. Photograph: EPA

Scottish actor Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave British agent James Bond and went on to dominate the silver screen for fou(...)

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