Simon Delaney

30 results

Colm Meaney: I do miss a good pint. You genuinely can’t get a good pint of stout anywhere off the island of Ireland. It doesn’t matter what they say. Photograph: Walter McBride/WireImage

One can scarcely imagine a face more likely to coax you back into the theatre than that of Colm Meaney. It thus made sense for Michelle King, head of (...)

Chicken pie topped with puff pastry

When I researched this recipe for my cookbook, I found out the pot pie originated in Greece. Yes, Greece. I had no idea either. The Greeks cooked mea(...)

Cyclists versus the motorists: RTÉ’s Now You See Me is about achieving better visibility, from both perspectives.  Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

The laziest answer to road safety concerns is always a matter of visibility. If only every cyclist wore a luminous hi-vis vest, an array of front and (...)

Claire Brock will present the new 8pm news bulletin on Virgin Media One (TV3). Photograph: Brian McEvoy

News and current affairs will be boosted and there will be a Reeling in the Years-style look back at Ireland’s recent past in the first autumn season (...)

It’s Independence Day and how better to celebrate than with a classic US diner menu of pancakes, ribs and burgers

“I found the food I love most when I first arrived in the home of the Stars and Stripes: America. There I not only found food that appealed to my ’hom(...)

The Snapper ★★★ The Gate Theatre, Dublin     How well do you remember The Snapper? The second novel in Roddy Doyle’s Barry(...)

Writer Maureen Dowd: unpredictable enough to be both insightful and entertaining as a radio guest. Photograph: Getty Images

As the cervical screening scandal grows ever grimmer and the abortion referendum campaign reaches peak bitterness, hard-pressed current affairs presen(...)

Ruth Negga: the Oscar-nominated Irish actor  will play ‘Hamlet’ at the Gate theatre

Director of the Gate Theatre Selina Cartmell today drew a line under six turbulent months at the theatre, to look forward towards a number of producti(...)

Kevin, who after two pints runs over a cardboard cut-out of a child, with  instructor

“Good man,” Simon Delaney commends an earnest young driver as he downs the end of his pint. “Get yourself in the car.” So begins our first experiment(...)

The Bushmills Inn in Co Antrim will screen lots of special Christmas films.

The run-up to Christmas is a good time to start – or keep – a family tradition, whether it’s going to Grafton Street to see the lights, or window shop(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »