You can be sitting pretty in this elevated St Luke’s Cross area period home, writes Tommy Barker.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
As scandal began to swirl around Kevin Spacey, director Ridley Scott moved to replace him on an almost-finished film. It was one of the best decisions he ever made, writes Gemma Dunn.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Marjorie Brennan talks to Paul Bushnell, who used the success of The Commitments to secure a career in LA with the likes of Neil Young, Elton John, Michael Buble, and Phil Collins.
Sun, 12 Mar, 2017
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
As he prepares for his Irish visit, Giorgio Moroder talks Flashdance, Donna Summer and Daft Punk with Ed Power
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
The boss of under-pressure retailer Mothercare has resigned after less than two years in the role.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
No decade of the 20th century is as talked about as the 1960s.
Sat, 30 Nov, 2013
ANGELA’S ASHES, the Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiography by Frank McCourt, may not seem material for a musical.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
Stars braving the rain-soaked red carpet at the Baftas last night chose to play it safe, with many dressing in black.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2013
The 350 jobs in Mothercare Ireland will not be impacted in anyway by Mothercare UK’s decision to close 111 branches in Britain.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2012
Struggling retailer Mothercare today said it will close another 111 UK stores over the next three years in a move impacting 730 jobs.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2012
The boss of internet movie rental firm Lovefilm was today unveiled as the new chief executive of struggling retailer Mothercare.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2012
Under-pressure retailer Mothercare today announced another drop in UK sales as it continues to flounder at home but flourish abroad.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2012
Ailing retailer Mothercare has put its entire UK business under review after revealing half-year losses of more than £80m (€93.4bn) today.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2011
The original members of the cast of 'The Commitments' are to reunite to mark the 20th anniversary of the hit film, it was announced today.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2010
Leisure group Whitbread reported stronger sales at its budget hotel brand Premier Inn today after a pick-up in demand from business customers.
Tue, 07 Sep, 2010
Veteran actor John Hurt will be presented with a lifetime achievement award at an international film festival today.
Sat, 20 Mar, 2010
Whitbread today reassured over its “resilience” in the consumer downturn after the leisure group posted a 7.1% rise in first quarter comparable sales.
Tue, 17 Jun, 2008
The owner of the Harvester, Costa Coffee and Premier Inn chains posted better than expected pre-tax profits today, as it said it was confident of growing the business through a consumer downturn.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
Ryan’s Daughter is being celebrated in Kerry this weekend, but what impact did the classic epic have on the poor, little-visited region where it was made, asks Donal Hickey.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2007
MEMORIES of heady days in the late 1960s when the cinematic epic Ryan’s Daughter was shot on the Dingle Peninsula will be recalled when one of the stars, Sarah Miles, returns next month.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2007
Five of Ireland’s top movies are to be screened as part of a travelling film festival in Poland, it emerged today.
Sun, 27 May, 2007
Bono and Cate Blanchett are among the big names being lined up to rescue a planned screen adaptation of stage hit 'Blood Brothers'.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2007
Former Boyzone singer Stephen Gately today tied the knot with his gay partner in a private ceremony in London.
Sun, 19 Mar, 2006
Controversial film-maker Oliver Stone has dismissed Madonna's performance in 1996 musical Evita as inadequate, because she could only play the historical figure like a "hooker".
Tue, 28 Feb, 2006
Testimony begins today in the murder trial of Edgar Ray Killen, a one-time Ku Klux Klansman charged with killing three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2005
A jury of four blacks and 13 whites has been sworn in to hear the murder trial of Edgar Ray Killen – a one-time Ku Klux Klansman charged with killing three civil rights workers in Mississippi in 1964.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2005
Hollywood hardman Bruce Willis was honoured in Paris yesterday for his contribution to the film industry, by the French government.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2005
Leisure group Whitbread said today that it was giving up control of its Marriott UK hotels in a deal that will raise at least £1bn (€1.43bn) over two years.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2005
The Commitments Special Edition (Fox) is your chance to catch up on Alan Parker’s homage to Dublin and the blues.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2005
British film director Alan Parker was today made officer in the Order of Arts and Letters, one of France’s top culture awards.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2005
Director and screenwriter Oliver Stone has arrived in Turkey today to make amends with the country’s people, 26 years after he offended them with his controversial movie Midnight Express.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2004
British pubs and hotels group Whitbread today announced plans to create about 8,000 jobs and to quit its London head office.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2004
John Hurt only turned to the world of stage and screen after deciding to pack in his art course.
Sat, 12 Jun, 2004
Tommy Barker is buttered up by a period home that is warm and welcoming.
Sat, 15 May, 2004
Director Alan Parker, in this powerfully thoughtful drama, takes another look at an aspect of Stateside life; death!
Fri, 14 Mar, 2003
She is one of the best - and most beautiful - of Hollywood actresses … and you probably find it difficult to figure out what she looks like.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2003
Oscar-winning director Anthony Minghella was today appointed head of leading movie body the British Film Institute.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2003
Kevin Spacey’s production company is making a movie about a group of students who take on the casinos of Las Vegas – and win.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2002
Director and movie chief Alan Parker warned today that the British film industry needs “radical reinvention” to stop it “permanently hovering in the relegation zone”.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2002
Andrea Corr is to play her first leading film role in The Great Ceili War, a musical comedy.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2002
Gabriel Mann will join Liam Neeson in the as-yet-untitled prequel to the classic horror, The Exorcist, playing a young priest working in post WW2 Africa. Shooting starts in the Spring in the United Kingdom and Spain.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2002
U2 today led the way in the nominations for one of the Irish record industry’s top awards.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2002
Movie director and British council chairman, Alan Parker, is to receive a knighthood. The director of the Irish films ‘The Commitments’ and ‘Angela’s Ashes’ is said to be overwhelmed at receiving the honour.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2001
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