As individual professional archivists and information professionals, we wish to add our support to the calls for the full and immediate withdrawal of the Retention of Records Bill 2019 (Abuse records Bill should be withdrawn, December 4, 2019).
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
Former FBI director James Comey has voiced his concerns about Donald Trump's leadership and his “zero-tolerance” immigration policy along the US-Mexico border which has seen migrant children separated from their parents.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
While promoter Eddie Hearn yesterday claimed he is keen to spread the Katie Taylor “gospel”, manager Brian Peters insisted he has no concerns over the new world champion’s surprisingly quick ring resurrection being scheduled for next month.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
The Irish Film Institute has teamed up with the Science Gallery Dublin to present a series called Futures Past - taking classic sci-fi films and examining how they spoke about their present and reached forward to the future.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Tomorrow night’s Carbery Navigation Trial in Leap in West Cork is the second round of the Munster Navigation Trial Championship. Local crews will be expected to dominate the 115km event although Limerick’s Alan Shinnors and George Shinnors (Subaru), who won last week’s Cork Startrek Navigation Trial, should again be to the forefront.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
The Queen of Ireland is now in cinemas and it's already earning plenty of attention thanks to amazing reviews from audiences and critics and great box office returns, making it the highest grossing Irish documentary ever released.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
The returning Game of Thrones exuded cinematic sweep and a wide-screen grandeur so it was fitting Sky had chosen to hold a preview of the forthcoming fifth season — attended by cast members Liam Cunningham and Michael McElhatton — at Dublin’s Irish Film Institute.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
While none of the films are new to the internet, many of them are already widely circulated. For instance, Great Cork Treaty (1922), a silent panorama of Michael Collins addressing thousands of people on Cork’s Grand Parade, when the throng is thrown into disarray by gunshots...
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014
It’s 25 years since Morrissey, his quiff intact, emerged from the wreckage of The Smiths with his first solo album, 1988’s Viva Hate. To celebrate, the singer has released a live concert film, Morrissey 25: Live, which documents a recent, intimate show in his adopted home town of Los Angeles.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
THE Performance Corporation is renowned for staging its theatre productions in adventurous places — in medieval dungeons, amongst sand dunes, even on a small rowboat. For its latest, most adventurous trick, it’s staging a three-day festival in Ireland’s only palace — Castletown House on the outskirts of Celbridge, Co Kildare.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2013
CORK Cine Club’s latest programme runs from Oct 11-Dec 13 at its new venue, St John’s Central College in Cork city. With screenings of art house films and documentaries every Thursday night, the season kicks off with Even The Rain, directed by Iciar Bollain. This socially aware film is about a production team in Bolivia making a controversial film about Christopher Columbus. Meanwhile, a local uprising against water rates takes place.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2012
With Brendan Gleeson securing a Golden Globe nod for the phenomenally successful The Guard, the Irish film scene looks healthier than most other indigenous sectors and the closing credits for this feel-good story show no sign of rolling just yet, writes
Sat, 31 Dec, 2011