LINDA GRANT’s novels may be useful to future sociologists seeking to flesh out the details of life at particular times and places in British society.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
The novel follows a dual pattern. Lenny Peleg, a veteran of the Yom Kippur War and erstwhile businessman, goes missing in South America. Dori his son, a history teacher, leaves his wife and young son in Israel to go in search of him.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Tue, 08 Nov, 2016
A sublime volley by the late Keith Weller against Newcastle in 1975 captured the imagination of one Cork boy who 40 years later is celebrating his adopted side’s unlikeliest of victories.
Wed, 04 May, 2016
Shrug off any inhibitions, and embrace the cold-shoulder, writes
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
Room, from Irish director Lenny Abrahamson, already looks like one of the best films of 2016, writes
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
Irish movie Room is beginning to generate some Oscar buzz after scooping a major award at the Toronto Film Festival.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
A couple of weeks back we heard the news that Simpsons veteran Harry Shearer was set to leave the show.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Having drawn a team of proven European pedigree in the Champions League, Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan thinks it’s important the club learn a lesson from last season’s narrow Europa League exit to Hajduk Split, when the Lilywhites lost the home leg 0-2 before going to Croatia and winning 2-1.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
A passenger was thrown off a US domestic flight after a bizarre act with a pen on a 68-year-old man sitting next to her.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
Cork City manager John Caulfield believes that, not only is Brian Lenihan ready for his Ireland squad call-up but that the young full back would be well capable of making his senior international debut against Gibraltar on Saturday.
Wed, 08 Oct, 2014
Rik Mayall wasn’t the only comedian to die too soon. Here are 10 more with some of their best gags, writes Dave Kenny.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2014
Domhnall Gleeson and Lenny Abrahamson tellabout the wonders of Frank.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Athlone IT’s indoor track can make Irish athletics stand out from the crowd, writes Feidhlim Kelly
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
In Lenny Abrahamson’s film What Richard Did, a private school rugby hero commits a very public act of violence, says Pádraic Killeen
Wed, 03 Oct, 2012
Actor Michael McKean, who portrayed the lead singer in the film 'This Is Spinal Tap', has been injured in a road accident in New York City.
Wed, 23 May, 2012
Gerard Butler is set to play notorious boxer Lenny McLean in a new movie.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011
Scott Brown insists he has no plans to quit Celtic despite reported interest from Newcastle.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2011
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
Wed, 19 Jan, 2011
Shaun Maloney believes it will be a “massive loss” to Celtic if Aiden McGeady leaves Parkhead.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010
Aiden McGeady has assured interim Celtic boss Neil Lennon he will be fit for the start of pre-season.
Wed, 02 Jun, 2010
Celtic fans hope Neil Lennon’s attendance at a series of question-and-answer sessions throughout the summer is a sign the interim manager is set to land the job on a permanent basis.
Sat, 22 May, 2010
ROBBIE KEANE insists he has no regrets about his loan spell at Celtic even though the Hoops ended the season empty-handed.
Thu, 13 May, 2010
Republic of Ireland forward Robbie Keane insists he has no regrets about his loan spell at Celtic even though the Hoops ended the season empty-handed.
Wed, 12 May, 2010
Darren O'Dea is not fooled by the strong finish Celtic have had to the end of the season.
Sat, 08 May, 2010
ROY KEANE has ruled out a return to Celtic as their new manager.
Sat, 24 Apr, 2010
Roy Keane has ruled out a return to Celtic as their new manager.
Fri, 23 Apr, 2010
Neil Lennon has urged Celtic's players to prove him wrong after telling the club's board which of them he wants out this summer.
Tue, 13 Apr, 2010
Scott Brown has absolved caretaker manager Neil Lennon of any blame for Celtic’s shock Active Nation Scottish Cup semi-final defeat to Ross County - insisting the players must take full responsibility.
Mon, 12 Apr, 2010
Celtic interim manager Neil Lennon admits the Active Nation Scottish Cup is their best chance of silverware this season – suggesting he believes the title race is all but over.
Wed, 07 Apr, 2010
Henrik Larsson has distanced himself from a return to Celtic as manager – for now.
Wed, 07 Apr, 2010
Andi (Emma Roberts) and her brother Bruce (Jake T Austin) are placed with musician foster parents Carl and Lois Scudder (Kevin Dillon, Lisa Kudrow), who care more about rehearsals than feeding two brats.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2009
THERE has been a five-year wait since Zoe Heller’s second novel, Notes On a Scandal, but her third is now out in paperback.
Mon, 22 Jun, 2009