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Just Mercy: commendably restrained in its courtroom scenes

Why Just Mercy hasn’t featured more prominently within the greater awards conversation is baffling. Is it now considered anachronistic for a Hollywood(...)

Troy Studios based in Castletroy, Co Limerick.

Troy Studios in Limerick has completed its fourth sound stage, making it the largest production studio facility in Ireland. The latest expansion addi(...)

So rewarding: a marathon reading of Ulysses at UCLA in 2002. Photograph: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty

“I’ve never finished Proust or Robert Musil’s The Man Without Qualities or even The Brothers Karamazov,” Zadie Smith told the Guardian last week. I’m (...)

‘Who are you calling a bipolar f***?’ Mark Wahlberg in ‘Mile 22’

When I came to look at my scrawled notes for the latest collaboration between Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg – following serviceable shared act(...)

John Krasinski in ‘Jack Ryan’. Photograph: Jan Thijs/Amazon

Not too long ago, it seemed like the world of entertainment was poised to tear itself apart over the casting of a new James Bond, especially since the(...)

 Churchtown  has landscaped estates, mature greenery and a string of commercial centres. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Churchtown used to be farmland: Rolling fields on the southern fringes of Co Dublin – much like nearby Ballinteer, which featured in this column in Oc(...)

Evan Comerford: Tipperary’s goalkeeper is suspended and will miss the championship game against Cork. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

In a way, it’s the worst of times to be having the best of times. For Tipperary football, a chance like tonight’s in Páirc Uí Rinn comes around once i(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly: almost all of his  assets have been sold off and so the public scrutiny will soon end. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/PA

The global courtroom travails of Sir Anthony O’Reilly should serve as a warning to billionaires everywhere: stay solvent or every scrap of your person(...)

The allegations surrounding Galway businessman Declan Ganley’s attempt to win a Mexican contract to build a $7 billion state-backed mobile phone netwo(...)

Donegal’s Paddy McBrearty slips by Cork’s Eoin Cadogan during the All-Ireland qualifier at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Paddy McBrearty is the clearest, most present danger to Dublin. Proof comes with the 0-11 he inflicted on Cork last Saturday evening. A tune-up, if yo(...)

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