Movie Reviews: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Dumb & Dumber To, Kon-Tiki

The magic that brings to life the exhibits at New York’s Museum of Natural History is running ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Scene + Heard: Entertainment news round-up

MUSIC NEWS: Fans of Bombay Bicycle Club got a nice bonus ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Children’s books

The Busiest People Ever by Richard Scarry (Harper Collins; €8.30) vibrates with energy from the ...

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Inside Beatles’ minds

It’s nearly 45 years since The Beatles broke up but their influence on popular music is as strong ...

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Character judged to perfection

WHAT might be the best first page of any novel this year announces the arrival of Ian McEwan’s ...

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Forgotten Fitzgerald: Echoes Of A Lost America

The notion of Fitzgerald’s short stories as merely lucrative distractions from magnificent novels ...

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A History of Cloneyharp National School 1837-1979

A microscopic look at the setting up of the national school system, and a summary of how people’s ...

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Some Luck

Some Luck is  the first  volume of Pulitzer-prizewinning novelist Jane Smiley’s new ...

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Paradoxical ties with Collins defined Civil War strategist

THE American-born Emmet Dalton had such a fascinating career that it is surprising it has taken so ...

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The Beat Goes On: The Complete Rebus Short Stories

Edinburgh cop John Rebus has already been resurrected once by his creator, who brought him out of ...

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Bringing history into focus

The invention of printing meant we needed glasses and they led to changes we can hardly comprehend. ...

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What to watch on TV this week

Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special is on RTÉ One and BBC One on Christmas ...

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Art lovers select their favourite Crawford Gallery piece

To coincide with the Crawford’s new book showcasing its collection, Alan O’Riordan asked ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Mick Flannery is not worried about his current musical dry spell

He may be battling writer’s block, but Mick Flannery is topping off a great year with a hometown ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A question of taste: Diarmuid de Faoite

Diarmuid de Faoite stars alongside Maria Doyle Kennedy in Corp + Anam, the drama series that ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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See an insider’s view of West Cork in the Crawford Gallery

THE late Michael Sheehan returned to his native West Cork at the age of 82, after a lifetime of working ...

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Little victories are enough for Alan Davies

ALAN DAVIES is the only permanent panellist on the BBC quiz show QI, a series that has possibly logged ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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