Tony Curtis

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Tom Hanks in The Post: we swoon, fan ourselves or need to be alone for a few minutes with “our thoughts”

Last week, when our clever, handsome, nicely socked leader, Leo Varadkar, spoke to Americans, sympathised with Trump and criticised the media, I thoug(...)

Alcock and Brown: The aircraft takes off for Clifden from Canada on June 14th, 1919. Photo by SPPL/Getty Images

If you ask Google to tell you who first flew non-stop across the Atlantic it will most likely throw up the name Charles A Lindbergh. But, as the poet(...)

The Hougoumont, which arrived in Fremantle 150 years ago with 62 Irish politican prisoners aboard. Photograph: Wikimedia

Traditional music, poetry, contemporary film, art, family events and a long table communal feast are at the heart of what is being billed as “Australi(...)

The 12,000-square-foot, 1936 Tuscan-style home was designed by architect Robert D Farquhar. Photograph: Mercer Vine

A house in Los Angeles that sold for $90 million (€77 million) just 10 months ago is back on the market, seemingly untouched, seeking $180 million. Th(...)

US president Barack Obama presents the 2014 National Medal of Arts to actress, director, theatre founder, Miriam Colón. Photograph:  Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
Obituary: Miriam Colón

Miriam Colón, the diminutive but formidable actress who founded the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in New York and whose film roles included Al Pacino(...)

 Sir Roger Moore: Why does he always insist he wasn’t a great actor when people ask about his films? “Well, I’ve seen them, you see.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“This man is very important,” says Sir Roger Moore, inaccurately, as he shakes my hand. The former Bond, Saint, Maverick and Persuader is 89 years old(...)

Casablanca (1942)
Ten great movie bromances

FRIENDSHIP WEEK: From best mates to bromances - All week on irishtimes.com/life-and-style, we take a closer look at friendship Sometimes a buzz ph(...)

Robert Pinsky: “There is a very active vital life of poetry in the US, quite contrary to the stereotype that all Americans are vulgar yahoos who don’t care about art.” Photograph: Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe/ Getty Images

The term “poet-in-residence” suggests a leisurely period of domicile: a year at a university, perhaps, or a season in some crumbling mansion by the(...)

Louis Zamperini ran in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and was later and tortured by the Japanese during the second World War. Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Most New Year resolutions are broken after 24 hours. The first of mine was broken on the day itself. Because with cosmic irony the film Unbroken makes(...)

From Joe Wilson’s book ‘Into the Mountains: Images from the Twelve Bens’

Occasional Press was established by artists David Lilburn and Jim Savage with the aim of doing art-related publishing projects that particularly ap(...)

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