Tom Burke

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La Dolce Vita: Anita Ekberg and Marcello Mastroianni  in a scene from Federico Fellini’s 1960 film available on Curzon Home Cinema.

In 2017 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) quite rightly recognised Curzon with an award for outstanding British contribution to (...)

Young Scientist co-founder Dr Tony Scott with two first-year students from Loreto Foxrock at the Young Scientist event launch in 2017. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The benefits of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) go far beyond the classroom or the school science lab, according to cofoun(...)

Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

A small number of tractors are blocking St Stephen’s Green in Dublin on Tuesday afternoon. Photograph: Sarah Burns

A tractor protes caused traffic delays in Dublin city centre on Tuesday. A number of tractors, jeeps and trailers parked outside the Shelbourne Hotel (...)

Photograph by Trevor Dickson: The police station on Lisburn Road was bombed on December 16th 1986. I noticed the houses across the road had been badly damaged and spotted a mirror on the lawn of one of them. It amazed me that it hadn’t been damaged and an idea came into my head right away. I propped the mirror against what was left of their garden pillar. I always tried to make something a little bit different, rather than the usual point and shoot

There was no boasting at the launch of a new book about photographing the Troubles, Shooting the Darkness, just an ineffable sadness about the horror (...)

Tilda Swinton, Tom Burke and Honor Swinton Byrne in The Souvenir

You won’t find two films more different in tone than Withnail and I and the latest strain of coiled unease from Joanna Hogg. Yet they are both drinkin(...)

 Joanna Hogg: ‘I didn’t want to fetishise the shape of a glass or whatever. I wanted it to be about the story and not about the interior decoration’ Photograph: Danny Martindale/Getty Images

Golly, it’s been nearly a decade since I last met Joanna Hogg. In 2010, I hosted an enthusiastic Q & A after the screening of her film Archipelago(...)

Bishop Edward Daly carries a blood stained handkerchief ahead of the body of Jack Duddy, who was shot dead in Derry on Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Stanley Matchett

It’s rare to hear a photographer describe a picture that he didn’t capture. But that is how Alan Lewis presents his memories in Shooting the Darkness(...)

Joe Duffy talks to Bernie McNally, who was injured in the Dublin-Monaghan bombings of 1974, about her criticisms of a new Junior Certificate history textbook which fails to mention the atrocity, which left 34 people dead

One of the more durable cliches about Anglo-Irish relations is that while the English never remember history, the Irish never forget it. At the very l(...)

One More Yard: Sinéad O’Connor sings the EP’s title track. Photograph: David Corio/New York Times

The words of an Irish teenager who was killed in the first World War have been put to music and turned into a song sung by Sinéad O’Connor. Michael W(...)

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