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Riverdance: The Animated Adventure – the Irish elk turn out to be pretty nifty dancers

It was inevitable that Riverdance would be made into a movie. The stage show has been going strong for much of the 25 years since the night in 1994 wh(...)

Angela Scanlon: ‘It’s quite unsettling to always feel like you’re torn between two places all the time.’ Photograph: Julien Behal

The presenter on feeling Irish through and through, the excitement of live TV and finding an upside to lockdown When she moved to London six yea(...)

From arts and media to politics and law, it’s the graduates of all-girls Catholic schools who are blazing a trail for independent women. Photograph: Marvin Recinos/ AFP/ Getty

The convent school prefect is having a moment. From arts and media to politics and law, it’s the graduates of all-girls Catholic schools who are blazi(...)

Irish comedian Aisling Bea plays Áine, the protagonist of This Way Up

Irish stars Michael Harte and Aisling Bea both claimed prizes at the British Academy Television Craft awards on Friday night. Ms Bea, from Co Kildare(...)

Aisling Bea in Love Wedding Repeat. Photograph: Netflix

Netflix has scored strong viewing figures with more than few terrible romantic comedies, but they will need some sort of global crisis – the sort that(...)

The cast of Kim’s Convenience. Photograph: Netflix

Kim’s Convenience – Season 4 (April 1st) For those in need of a Schitt’s Creek replacement, Kim’s Convenience offers the same genial humour and light(...)

KEEPING CALM, KEEPING ACTIVE 1: Chill out with Ten Percent Happier Live We are living in anxiety-inducing times and it is vital that we take care of(...)

Rick and Morty: a show of mind-bending nihilism

In the olden days, people worried about young people watching too much television. Now that we’re all addicted to status updates and online fascism, w(...)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Fleabag

A couple of months ago, I found myself in a packed cinema to see a live theatre performance of one of the best shows on television. That came with the(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets actor Ruth Negga at a Screen Ireland-hosted event in Los Angeles late last month.

In one of his less pressured engagements of late, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar recently found himself in Los Angeles watching preview clips of the televisio(...)

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