Already a transcendent amateur, Katie Taylor is now 15-0 as a professional. In what was her ninth world title fight since switching to the paid ranks in November 2016, Saturday’s triumph means Taylor has become Ireland’s third ever dual-weight title-holder.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Life’s A Breeze (12A) might have Pat Shortt on its poster but Lance Daly’s (Kisses, The Halo Effect) film centres on Fionnula Flanagan’s grouchy pensioner and debutant Kelly Thornton’s sullen teenager, using the Tipperary comedian for occasional comic effect.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2013
Almost a decade after their daughter was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer as she tried to block its path in a Gaza Strip conflict zone, Rachel Corrie’s parents are preparing for a judge’s ruling in their high-profile civil lawsuit against the military.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
ACCUSED child-killer Casey Anthony called herself “the worst fucking person” and predicted she would spend eternity in jail in text messages she sent a month after the murder of her daughter Caylee, according to evidence introduced at her trial.
Mon, 30 May, 2011
What do we want, expect, from love? The big question is addressed – if not fully answered, as if it could ever be – in this examination of the birth and death of the marriage of Dean (Gosling) and Cindy (Williams) who, like all of us, begin the journey with high hopes and end it with shattered illusions.
Fri, 21 Jan, 2011
A FILM about love, sacrifice and commitment that’s every bit as sombre as the title suggests, Blue Valentine (US/16/116 mins) stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams as Dean and Cindy, a blue-collar married couple struggling to keep their marriage together even as they drift apart.
Sat, 15 Jan, 2011