Composer David Shire talks to Aedín Gormley at the Light House cinema about his life in the movies. Photograph: Simon Lazewski

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival welcomed two legends back to the city – one a home boy, the other a late Englishman of Irish desce(...)

Cannes 2018: there is no more exhilarating place to watch films, soak up gossip and affect superiority. Photograph: Antonin Thuillier/AFP/Getty

The biology books offer various explanations as to what distinguishes a plant from an animal. Your animal can move around freely. Animals give off car(...)

 Miriam Allen, managing director of Galway Film Fleadh. Photograph: Andrew Downes

It hardly seems possible that the Galway Film Fleadh is only now celebrating its 25th anniversary. Conceived as a spin-off from the Galway Arts Festiv(...)