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A portrait of William Desmond Taylor (1872-1922)  in 1917. Photograph: Albert Witzel/ Public Domain

Alfred Hitchcock once asserted that “When we tell a story in cinema, we should resort to dialogue only when it’s impossible to do otherwise”. Yet whil(...)

Actor Montgomery Clift standing outside sound stages at Paramount Studios while  filming A Place in the Sun. Photograph:  Peter Stackpole/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images/Getty

For decades the cult around the late actor Montgomery “Monty” Clift has traded on his supposed miseries; he was a beautiful loser, as the title of Bar(...)

Gerry Adams: “The British never fed us . . . But as intrepid republicans and being blessed by one or two great cooks these are the recipes that sustained the Irish negotiating team.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams says he is planning to publish a cookery book, with ingredients including “some of the best-kept secrets of the Irish peace pr(...)

You need the umbrella, the togs, the wind breaker and don’t forget the chips on the way home. Photograph: iStock

1: Get wet We rely far too much on good weather for summer fun and it almost always lets us down. But what if you tried your hand at something that d(...)

Oyster ice cream. Photograph: Alfredo Russo

Though we’re only halfway through the year, I’ve already tasted one of my top dishes for 2018. Have you?  Not surprisingly, I had it when abroad(...)

Children from around the country compete in table tennis at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

The table quiz final at the Community Games is barely two rounds old and already the fat lady has started to clear her throat within earshot of the te(...)

 Hannibal Buress attends t in Los Angeles, California in August. Photograph:  Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

I’m waiting for my call to connect to Hannibal Buress somewhat nervously, as our previous attempt had failed. He slept in, the consequence of a late-n(...)