While Saoirse Ronan is our best hope at the Academy Awards on Sunday, Esther McCarthy looks back at magic Irish moments of previous events
Thu, 06 Feb, 2020
Danny Boy? Grace? Róisín Dubh?
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
New accounts filed by Mr Hansard’s Plateau Records show the artist — who left school at the age of 13 to go busking on Dublin’s Grafton St — was sitting on a cash pile of €1.24m last year.
It’s ran in the West End, Broadway, and even Korea. As the award-winning Once opens in Dublin, John Meagher takes a look behind the scenes — and chats to Glen Hansard about seeing his real-life relationship on stage.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
The film turned musical is back in Dublin where it all began, writes Padraic Killeen
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
One artist who won’t have to sing for his supper anytime soon is Oscar winner, Glen Hansard.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
The stage adaptation of the Irish film 'Once' has won two gongs at the Laurence Olivier Awards in London overnight.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2014
GIG WISE: You may have missed the news released just before Christmas that Longitude will return to Marlay Park in Dublin on Jul 18-20, with confirmed acts including Disclosure and Ben Howard.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
The hit Broadway adaptation of the acclaimed romantic film won eight Tony awards and is opening in Dublin tonight. Its writer Enda Walsh talks to Pádraic Killeen
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013
Once the musical, which began life as a tiny budget film on the streets of Dublin, is fast turning into a financial juggernaut.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2012
President Michael D Higgins led tributes last night to the team behind an Irish musical which triumphed at the Tony Awards in New York.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2012
President Michael D Higgins led tributes to the creators of an Irish musical which scooped eight Tony Awards.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
The Broadway musical version of the love story Once, about a Dublin busker and Czech pianist, has gained the highest number of nominations for the 2012 Tony Awards.
Wed, 02 May, 2012
James Corden has been nominated for a prestigious Tony Award for the Broadway production of his hit show One Man, Two Guvnors.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
A man fell to his death on to a concert stage in front of Irish singer Glen Hansard and hundreds of horrified music fans in Northern California.
Sat, 21 Aug, 2010
OSCAR winning Irish singer Glen Hansard has told of his shock after a man died falling from a building on to the stage during a show.
Charlize Theron says she's ready to become a mum with Irish boyfriend Stuart Townsend. She says her biological clock is ticking - "but it hasn't gone off yet" - and adds she's been thinking about becoming a mum for a couple of years.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2008
DANIEL Day-Lewis and Glen Hansard were the toast of Ireland on Sunday night following their success at the Oscars.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2008
It WAS a great night for Ireland at the Oscars.
Ireland's latest Oscar winner Glen Hansard has said today that he felt a little bit out of place at last night's lavish ceremony.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2008
President Mary McAleese led tributes today to Ireland’s Oscar winners, saying the country had been blessed with an endless supply of talent.
Glen Hansard and his girlfriend Marketa Irglova have picked up an Oscar for their song 'Falling Slowly' from the hit film 'Once'.
Irish music romance 'Once', whose stars Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova have a best-song Oscar nomination, was named Best Foreign Film at the last night.
Sun, 24 Feb, 2008
Fresh from its Oscar song nomination, John Carney’s ‘Once’ (Icon, €24.99) brings together the excellent talents of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová in a delightful musical.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2008
A song which was almost banned by Oscar chiefs will be performed at the prestigious award ceremony.
The Frames frontman Glen Hansard today revealed his relief that he is back in contention for an Oscar.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
The song 'Falling Slowly' from the Irish film 'Once' has been passed for inclusion on the Oscars nominations list, according to a report in today's New York Times.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2008
Oscar officials are understood to be reconsidering whether a song from the Irish film 'Once' is eligible to win an award.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2008
A teenager from a small Co Carlow village could become one of the youngest ever Oscar winners.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
Tue, 22 Jan, 2008
Daniel Day Lewis, 50, living in Co Wicklow, and Saoirse Ronan, 13, from Co Carlow are among the nominees for Oscars at this year’s awards.
Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis scooped a best actor and actress awards today at the Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2008
Irish cinema’s latest success is 'Once' (Icon, €24.99), now available on DVD.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2007
The Irish Sundance Fest winner – about the eventful week in the life of a busker and an immigrant – comes, wonderfully and with lots of charm, to a screen near you.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2007
An Irish film has won a prestigious prize at the Sundance Film Festival in the United States.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2007
AN Irish film has won an award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in the US.
An Irish film has won an award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in the United States.
Sun, 28 Jan, 2007
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