Home and Outdoors
Fri, 01 Apr, 2016
The Egyptian Enchantment. A Lottie Lipton Adventure by Dan Metcalf (Bloomsbury, €6.40)
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
First-time novelist Morrissey has won the most unwanted prize in writing, a bad-sex-in-fiction award.
Thu, 03 Dec, 2015
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015
An Asiatic black bear, who was rescued from a farm in southeast Asia, has taken to walking like a human after its ordeal.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
Walt Disney World must rehire three performers who were fired when they refused to wear soiled Spandex unitards as part of their costumes for the “Festival of the Lion King” show, an arbitrator ruled.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
AFTER that first flush of romance, gifts on Valentine’s Day can go downhill, but nobody wants a droopy service station rose or card from the bargain bin.
Sun, 09 Feb, 2014
Woody Allen’s recent run of amiable comedies comes to an abrupt halt with Blue Jasmine (15), which stars Cate Blanchett as the very blue — as in, deeply depressed — eponymous heroine.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2013
Although it ultimately lacks the courage of its twisted convictions, ‘Prisoners’ is a provocative thriller about a father who takes justice into his own hands when his little girl is abducted at Thanksgiving.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2013
There’s no faulting the ambition of JJ Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness (12A).
Sun, 12 May, 2013
ACTRESS Charlie Murphy says “I would love to reach a stage when I never worried where the next job is coming from, but I don’t know if that will ever happen”.
Sun, 17 Mar, 2013
Former goalkeeper Bruno, once tipped for a place in Brazil’s World Cup squad, has been sentenced to 22 years and three months in prison for the murder of his ex-lover.
Sat, 09 Mar, 2013
Natalie Cassidy has reunited with her violent ex-fiance.
Sun, 19 Feb, 2012
An Irish mathematician has helped crack complex codes about our immune system which may ultimately lead to better treatments for Crohn’s, coeliac disease, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2012
Natalie Cassidy's fiancé has been arrested and charged with assault after allegedly attacking the star on Sunday night.
Wed, 25 May, 2011
A woman has reclaimed the skeleton of a distant relative after she found it was being held in a university display case, 189 years after being executed.
Fri, 12 Nov, 2010
Denise Van Outen launched an online rant against EastEnders star Natalie Cassidy today after being stung by jibes about returning to work early as a new mother.
Thu, 04 Nov, 2010
Eliza Doolittle is a huge Radiohead fan.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
A STAR goalkeeper in Brazil is accused of ordering the murder of his ex-lover whose body parts were then fed to the dogs.
Sat, 10 Jul, 2010
Lacey Turner has dreams of taking to the stage.
Sat, 29 May, 2010
Carey Mulligan is set to play Eliza Doolittle in the remake of ‘My Fair Lady’.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2010
AN appeal has been made in Limerick for help in finding a missing parrot who speaks only Polish.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2010
Keira Knightley has been tipped to star in a new version of 'My Fair Lady'.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2009
Actress Anna Friel has added her name to the list of actresses competing to portray Wonder Woman on the big screen.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2009
TIGHTLY holding the hand of little Eliza, this woman could easily be mistaken for her grandmother.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2008
MORE than 1,000 people attended a special prayer service in Listowel, Co Kerry, for a missing local businessman, John Kennelly, 47, who has not been seen for more than three weeks.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2007
Keira Knightley has been ruled out of a film or theatre part in cockney classic My Fair Lady, after acclaimed director Trevor Nunn insisted he was perfectly happy with his present leading ladies.
Fri, 19 May, 2006
THE enticing tones of Marilyn Monroe entertained the crowds gathered on the Band Lawn at the Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show yesterday with ‘Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend’.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2005
Ethics campaigners today criticised a 66-year-old Romanian academic for becoming the world’s oldest woman to give birth.
Mon, 17 Jan, 2005
Amazing as it sounds, Britney Spears has set her sights on Broadway and is considering the role of Eliza Doolittle in a revival of My Fair Lady.
Wed, 24 Mar, 2004