Organisation: Irish Film Institute
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A screening of the long-awaited Frozen sequel is among the standout events of this year's Cork Film Festival.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
The third incarnation of the Words by Water event takes place next weekend with its most impressive line-up yet.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Last week, at the Irish Film Institute, Rooney was taken from the vaults and shown once again.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
The controversial former FBI director James Comey has said he “feels badly” that Hillary Clinton sees him as the main reason she failed to win the US presidency.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
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
The Taoiseach has met Hillary Clinton in Dublin this evening.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
Rubicoin have been awarded this year’s eir Spider Grand Prix at the 2017 eir Spider Awards.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
And after 115 features, 34 documentaries and 116 shorts, the panel of esteemed judges had their work cut out for them.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
Arts editorselects the must-see movies at the Cork Film Festival.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
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
Right now the second largest super trawler in the world is fishing off the Irish coast. It drags a net bigger than a football field and can process over 250 tonnes of fish a day.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
The Irish Film Institute has revealed some details of their new project, the IFI Player.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
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
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
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
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Horrorthon 2015 is almost upon us, with a weekend and more of seriously scary stuff at the Irish Film Institute in Dublin.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2015
The Metropolis Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival wants to bring the genre goodness to Dublin, but it needs your help
Thu, 30 Apr, 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
Plastik Festival, a new international festival of artists’ moving image is due to take place over three weekends in venues in Cork and Dublin during February.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
MUSIC NEWS: The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue and co have been busy touring, with Hot Press also reporting the band recently shot the video for their single ‘Superheroes’ in a township in Johannesburg.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
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
Cork Cine Club’s new season of films starts on January 23 at St John’s Central College with a screening of the 2012 French film Rebellion (L’ordre et la morale) directed by Mathieu Kassovitz (La Haine), who also stars in the film.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
The music industry is often more obsessed with stars having a sellable persona than trusting fans to know the difference between their real character and the music they create.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
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
A controversial documentary following the lives of the only four doctors in the US who perform late-term abortions is set to be shown for the first time in Ireland next month.
Mon, 19 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
Oscar-winning film producer Lord David Puttnam will be giving young Irish film- makers the benefit of his wisdom and experience at a national conference taking place in Kilkenny Castle later this month.
Mon, 22 Apr, 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
The IFI celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend. Padraic Killeen talks to director Ross Keane
Fri, 14 Sep, 2012
Triskel Christchurch champions art house and leftfield film screenings in Cork, Colette Sheridan reports
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
Actor Michael Fassbender, brought up in Kerry, may play the life of a Killarney man who spearheaded Ireland’s first full-length feature film with sound.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
MUSIC NEWS: If you’re considering getting an emo haircut for summer, this report from Down Under may make you think again.
Fri, 25 May, 2012
The Dublin Dance Festival showcases innovative performances in diverse venues. It’s for everyone, says Jo Kerrigan
Thu, 10 May, 2012
Locations in Killarney where the first full-length “talkie” film in Ireland was made in the mid-1930s have been mapped out in a tourist trail.
Wed, 25 Apr, 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
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties invites submissions for the 2012 Human Rights Film Awards, reports
Fri, 09 Dec, 2011
The Abara film festival includes Music By Prudence, the Oscar-winning documentary, writes Colette Sheridan.
Mon, 17 Oct, 2011