He’s currently playing Professor Saxenfon, ‘the baddie’ in the Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime at the Everyman in Cork, which runs until January.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
Where once TV was all about quality, now, thanks to the Netflix model, the focus is on quantity. After the glory days of The Sopranos, is there anything worth watching anymore, asks Ed Power
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
THIS is the real ‘big day’. For me, Christmas Eve is the high point of Christmas, writes Colm O'Regan.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2018
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2018
Catch up on this morning's headlines.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
Here's your morning bulletin.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
Here's your evening update.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
Tasmin Little is looking forward to returning to Cork for a concert at the City Hall, writes Cathy Desmond
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
MARK HAMILL has revealed that he spent ages dieting to reprise his role as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015
RIHANNA has said she doesn’t ever see herself performing with TAYLOR SWIFT, because they just “don’t match”.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
Ireland's newest television channel will begin broadcasting later this evening.
Thu, 01 Jan, 2015
Robert Sugden is to return to ‘Emmerdale’.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
Doctor Who has always been lucky enough to travel space and time with glamorous companions.
Fri, 15 Aug, 2014
A new TV series revolves around women of different backgrounds who meet at an antenatal class, writes Keeley Bolger.
Mon, 04 Aug, 2014
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Danny Dyer has been shortlisted for Sexiest Male at the British Soap Awards.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
EastEnders must reflect changing east London – and its trendy district Shoreditch – after being “frozen in aspic” for too long, the soap’s new boss has said.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
Kylie Minogue failed to convince a former 'Emmerdale' actress to join her team on 'The Voice' last night.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2014
Matthew Wright was left raging at Westlife “scab” Kian Egan after he attempted to organise a strike by his campmates in I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!
Fri, 29 Nov, 2013
A British police force has released audio recordings of prank callers reporting a marmalade theft and an Emmerdale plotline as it urged the public not to abuse the emergency 999 number.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2012
Olympic stars Victoria Pendleton and Louis Smith are set to take on their next challenge – doing the cha cha cha on 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012
Soap fans say they want to see more humour, rather than grim storylines, in their favourite shows.
Sun, 24 Jun, 2012
An idea about posing nude for charity led some ladies to create a calendar that outsold Pirelli’s that year, says Claire Droney
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
EastEnders triumphed in the head-to-head battle with Downton Abbey in the UK as BBC1 kept with tradition by coming out on top in the Christmas Day ratings.
Mon, 26 Dec, 2011
Two celebrities will go head to head in a special Bushtucker Trial in tonight’s show to decide which will be the third star booted out of 'I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!'
Sun, 27 Nov, 2011
Comic Freddie Starr, US actress Stefanie Powers and former Emmerdale actress Lorraine Chase are reportedly heading to the jungle for I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!
Tue, 08 Nov, 2011
AN open verdict was recorded yesterday by a coroner into the death of a 61-year-old woman who developed septicaemia after having a gastric band operation in Britain.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2011
A SOAP opera storyline about a spinal injury victim contemplating suicide will cause more harm than good for those with such injuries, a support service claims.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2011
A NICE CUPPA and a sit-down in front of Corrie — whether you’re at home in your three-bed semi or behind bars.
Wed, 02 Feb, 2011
A devastating blaze is to rip through the heart of Emmerdale, claiming the lives of two of the soap’s characters.
Wed, 24 Nov, 2010
TV veteran Michael Parkinson has criticised the "foolish ambition" of celebrities who try their hand at fronting talk shows.
Tue, 12 Oct, 2010
Deena Payne is to be axed from 'Emmerdale' after 18 years.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
'Father Ted' star Frank Kelly is swapping Craggy Island for the Yorkshire Dales after landing a role in 'Emmerdale'.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2010
TV star Pauline Quirke has swapped Essex for Emmerdale to start filming her new role in the rural soap – and admitted it was an emotional experience.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2010
Sammy Winward used to get bullied when she was younger, she has revealed.
Sun, 16 May, 2010
LA Law star Amanda Donohoe is joining the cast of Emmerdale.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
A Waterford bus driver was today cleared of murdering his wife by a jury at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin.
Fri, 09 May, 2008
The stars will be out tonight for the British Soap Awards.
Sat, 26 May, 2007
Emmerdale actress Sammy Winward today spoke of the pressures of balancing soap stardom and being a young single mother.
Sun, 25 Jun, 2006
Patsy Kensit is quitting Emmerdale for Holby City.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2005
Security on the British TV soap Emmerdale has been stepped up after two sets of scripts for the programme were mislaid, a spokesman for the show said today.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2005
Dr Who stars Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper have been nominated for top acting honours at this year’s National Television Awards.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2005
Emmerdale actress Lucy Pargeter gave birth to a baby girl today.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2005
A strike by broadcasting workers at ITV will disrupt recording of top programmes including Coronation Street and Emmerdale, union leaders warned tonight.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2005
British chart-topper Tony Christie is the latest celebrity to sign up for a spot in a TV soap.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2005
Patsy Kensit is teaming up with Bo’Selecta star Leigh Francis in a new sitcom.
Wed, 05 Jan, 2005
The final episode of hit US sitcom Friends has been voted the best thing on television in the UK in 2004.
Mon, 27 Dec, 2004
FORTY minutes after the winner strode to victory, the real race began. The race for personal bests, the race against exhaustion, the race against the odds.
Tue, 26 Oct, 2004
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