Brendan Grace

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Brendan Grace worked in the entertainment industry for 50 years.

Tributes have been paid to the comedian, entertainer and musician Brendan Grace, who has died aged 68. Grace, a native of Dublin’s Liberties, died in(...)

Brendan Grace at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin in 2001. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Just like Billy Connolly, Brendan Grace began in show business as a singer in a folk band. And just like Billy Connolly, Brendan Grace quickly discove(...)

Brendan Grace at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, in 2001 Photograph: Dara  Mac Dónaill

Brendan Grace Born: April 1st, 1951 Died: July 11th, 2019   For 40 years, Brendan Grace, who has died aged 68, was Ireland’s most popular live c(...)

Comic  Brendan Grace pictured  at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, in 2001. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A book of condolence will be opened on Thursday afternoon and Friday for Dubliners to pay their respects to comedian Brendan Grace, who has died aged (...)

Patrick Quirke (50) arriving at court during his murder trial. File photograph: Collins.

In Court 13 at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin for nearly three months, the family of Bobby “Mr Moonlight” Ryan sat with quiet dignity while deta(...)

View of Malahide Marina

Ireland’s first residential marina was constructed in 1994 in the sheltered Broadmeadow Estuary adjacent to the seaside village of Malahide. The comp(...)

 Mary, Mel and Sue’s Big Christmas Thank You air on BBC1 on Christmas Eve.  Photograph: Emilie Sandy/BBC

I have previewed next week’s television so you can forgo binge watching and instead spend time talking to your family, who love you, apparently. ‘Mar(...)

Alan Devine and Una Kavanagh in The Gift

Kudos to Damian O’Callaghan for getting this independently financed Irish feature into commercial cinemas. Made in and around Killarney, The Gift is a(...)

The Merriman Tavern, Scariff, Co Clare

Selling the family home is always bittersweet as the memories and emotions held within the walls often seem too sacred to part with. But when that bui(...)

Michael Flatley carries the remains of his mother at St Moling in Glynn,  Co Carlow, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Michael Flatley has paid tribute to “the greatest mother in the world” at the funeral Mass for Elizabeth Flatley who died on December 28th, just over(...)

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