Victoria and her three children.

Lots of women might relate to actor, writer, producer and mother-of-three Victoria Smurfit’s description of childbirth as an “extreme sport” but possi(...)

Iftas 2018: full list of award winners
  • Film
  • February 15, 2018, 22:19

Best Film Michael Inside Best International Film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Drama Game of Thrones Best Actress: Film Saoirse Ro(...)

John Connors, who received the Ifta for the best lead actor in a film for 'Cardboard Gangsters' at the Irish Film and Television Awards 2018 at the Mansion House in Dublin. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

Frank Berry’s Michael Inside, a searing drama of crime and punishment, has won best film at the 15th Irish Film and Television Awards. The picture pr(...)

Actor Cillian Murphy is among the clients of the Lisa Richards agency.

An Irish talent agency that represents many of the country’s leading entertainers, writers and directors, recorded profits of just €41,984 last year, (...)

A castellated mansion in Dalkey, Co Dublin is on sale with an asking price of €10.5 million. Inniscorrig now takes up the mantle of “Dublin’s most exp(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

In a year that has seen prominent broadcasters return after long hiatuses – Ivan Yates and John Murray spring to mind – last week witnessed surely the(...)

 Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a Dracula for the ‘Twilight’ generation: young, sexy, rich and a hit with the ladies

With so many screen adaptations of Bram Stoker’s novel, everyone has a favourite image of Dracula, from Bela Lugosi’s dramatically accented Drac-u-laa(...)

Sky’s remake of The Bridge sees Stephen Dillane investigate across borders

The latest series from Sky’s beefed-up drama department tests whether any TV remake can hope to capture that grey-sky bleakness that makes Scandi crim(...)

Dermot Smurfit: “I’m essentially quite mean – I hate spending capital and much prefer spending income. So I decided I needed to start again.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Every serious investor has a story about the one that got away. Dermot Smurfit, chairman of the paper company Powerflute and the younger brother of th(...)