David Niven

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Topics you voted on ranged from the legalisation of marijuana to your favourite James Bond, as well as the link between red meat and cancer, the Web Summit and the decriminalisation of abortion.

Over the course of the year tens of thousands of Irish Times readers have voted in polls on our leading stories, with some of the results proving to b(...)

How much is there to be said about Dr Feelgood? More than those unfamiliar with the Canvey Island r’n’b maestros might suspect. Six years after rel(...)

Peadar Bourke, christened Peter but always known by the Irish version of his name, who has died aged 88, was the last surviving member of Dublin’s fam(...)

U2 guitarist The Edge (David Evans) with his son, Levi

"Two summers ago, Bono spoke to me about drawings he had made of his father. He asked if they could be used to raise money for the Irish Hospice Fo(...)

Proving that necessity is indeed the mother of invention, David Niven’s book opens with the story of how the then-emerging film director Steven Spielb(...)

Betsy Prioleau ploughs through history (and Hollywood) in her pursuit of the great ladies’ men of the world. And she insists that we must not confuse (...)

A Matter of Life and Death, with David Niven, is the subject of Sinead Morrissey’s poem of that name, part of her collection, Parallax, shortlisted for the Forward Prize

The frenetic autumn awards season has begun with the Irish Times Poetry Now Award, which has made its pick of the best book published in 2012. It will(...)

During the 1950s and ’60s, Otto Preminger was one of Hollywood’s most daring talents, a director who didn’t shy away from depictions of drug use (The (...)

Marion Bartoli of France  with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy and Andy Murray of Great Britain  with the Gentlemen’s Singles trophy for their Wimbledon successes. Bartoli earned €1.86 million in prize money for winning the tournament.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

So Marion Bartoli endures laddish stick from John Inverdale, puts a trembling Sabine Lisicki to the sword and walks away €183,350 richer for a fortnig(...)

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