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Brendan Gleeson, Wolfwalkers and Normal People receive Golden Globe nominations
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Brendan Gleeson, Wolfwalkers and Normal People receive Golden Globe nominations

Feb 3rd 2021, 2:36 PM 23,685 Views 15 Comments

The nominees were announced this afternoon during a virtual ceremony.

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94
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'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94

Jan 28th 2021, 8:26 AM 30,762 Views 14 Comments

Millions of viewers knew the actor as the self-absorbed neighbour Phyllis in The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them'
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Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them'

Mar 14th 2020, 11:00 AM 28,742 Views 4 Comments

The film was shot in the West of Ireland.

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?
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# A Holy Show

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

Jan 25th 2020, 9:00 PM 12,994 Views 2 Comments

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

Actor fired from musical due to dyslexia receives €20,000 in compensation
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Actor fired from musical due to dyslexia receives €20,000 in compensation

Nov 25th 2019, 4:00 PM 34,888 Views 4 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found against the Zak Group production company.

'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's'
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'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's'

Sep 9th 2019, 8:00 PM 14,004 Views 5 Comments

Mark Smith, who has Down Syndrome is performing in a new show about his life, written by Shaun Dunne.

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors
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Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors

May 2nd 2019, 4:01 PM 7,079 Views 4 Comments

As part of the changes, the theatre has committed to a review of all pay rates, with any amendments to be implemented in 2020.

Opinion: 'I wanted to pursue my acting dreams - but having kids was a huge risk. What should I do?'
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Opinion: 'I wanted to pursue my acting dreams - but having kids was a huge risk. What should I do?'

Apr 13th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,561 Views 7 Comments

Actress Sarah Carroll held off on expanding her family because of her job – but writes about how she eventually managed to make it work.

Bayern boss says player faked cramps during Liverpool draw
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Bayern boss says player faked cramps during Liverpool draw

Feb 21st 2019, 12:02 PM 12,947 Views 18 Comments

The Bavarians’ manager has revealed that Javi Martinez strategically wasted time in Tuesday’s scoreless draw.

Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'
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Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'

Jan 30th 2019, 5:49 PM 7,232 Views 7 Comments

That was among the sentiments expressed at an Oireachtas committee meeting today during which the current issues with the Abbey Theatre were discussed.

Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'
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Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'

Jun 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 33,647 Views 39 Comments

The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.

Dry mouth, sweaty hands: Why do people hate public speaking?
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Dry mouth, sweaty hands: Why do people hate public speaking?

Nov 11th 2017, 9:30 PM 19,786 Views 18 Comments

It’s something a lot of us are afraid of.

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress
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Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress

Aug 17th 2017, 12:26 PM 20,428 Views 39 Comments

Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.

Amateur dramatics: Singing, dancing and finding joy in the darkness
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Amateur dramatics: Singing, dancing and finding joy in the darkness

Jul 29th 2017, 11:00 AM 8,017 Views 9 Comments

Am dram societies play a vital role in communities around Ireland.

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72
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Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:20 PM 24,823 Views 28 Comments

He had been recovering from back surgery.

Poll: Should acting awards scrap 'male' and 'female' categories?
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Poll: Should acting awards scrap 'male' and 'female' categories?

May 8th 2017, 9:36 AM 22,106 Views 67 Comments

There have been previous suggestions to combine the Oscars’ male and female categories into one.

'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope'
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'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope'

May 6th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,763 Views 3 Comments

Youth theatre is giving young people in Ireland the chance to express themselves, grow confident, and deal with issues in their lives.

A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages
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A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:08 PM 31,678 Views 36 Comments

The Screen Actors Guild thinks publishing actor’s ages leads to discrimination.

A 'fluke' brought this Love/Hate actor from working in a call centre to Broadway
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A 'fluke' brought this Love/Hate actor from working in a call centre to Broadway

Feb 7th 2016, 6:00 PM 36,567 Views 6 Comments

Jones will star in This Lime Tree Bower later this month.

Irish Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch has written movingly about working with Alan Rickman
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# Always

Irish Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch has written movingly about working with Alan Rickman

Jan 16th 2016, 9:10 AM 8,394 Views 1 Comment

Lynch says Rickman was the only member of the Potter cast to meet her “fangirl expectations”.

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 5
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Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 5

Nov 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 6,311 Views 17 Comments

We’re half way through, but my routine is nowhere near even started…

"We're going 'mother of God, how are we going to survive in this country?'"
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"We're going 'mother of God, how are we going to survive in this country?'"

Oct 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 61,940 Views 88 Comments

Actor Michael Collins speaks to us about Traveller life in Ireland, and his latest role.

What Fran did next: Peter Coonan goes Italian for the stage
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What Fran did next: Peter Coonan goes Italian for the stage

Sep 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 10,443 Views 5 Comments

Coonan spoke to us about the transition from stage to screen.

Pirates of the Caribbean actor goes to Syria to help 'obliterate' Islamic State
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Pirates of the Caribbean actor goes to Syria to help 'obliterate' Islamic State

Jun 2nd 2015, 2:38 PM 25,132 Views 29 Comments

He said has written to family and friends to tell them he loves them as he “might not see them again”.

"She could set the world alight - but she’s not allowed, so she sets fire to people’s hair"
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"She could set the world alight - but she’s not allowed, so she sets fire to people’s hair"

Apr 25th 2015, 9:45 AM 18,749 Views 7 Comments

Actress Catherine Walker talks about playing Hedda Gabler.

Goalkeeper pretends to be knocked unconscious to avoid sending off
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Goalkeeper pretends to be knocked unconscious to avoid sending off

Mar 13th 2015, 9:07 AM 8,481 Views 16 Comments

That or he needed a quick snooze before his early bath.

This video of Irish actors crying on demand is oddly compelling
# Tears
# Tears

This video of Irish actors crying on demand is oddly compelling

Feb 25th 2015, 8:15 PM 2,919 Views 1 Comment

So, THAT’S how it’s done.

Grab the popcorn: Stars descend on London to compete for BAFTA glory
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Grab the popcorn: Stars descend on London to compete for BAFTA glory

Feb 8th 2015, 5:22 PM 16,354 Views 23 Comments

Best and worst dressed, tearful speeches and awkward red carpet moments…

Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival
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Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival

Feb 1st 2015, 11:03 AM 18,476 Views 14 Comments

Reynor was honoured for his role in Glassland, a film by Irish director Gerard Barrett.

Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82
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Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82

Jan 31st 2015, 7:18 PM 13,537 Views 11 Comments

She also played Sister Bridget in the acclaimed movie The Magdalene Sisters.

Saoirse Ronan's new film is already getting Oscar buzz
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# Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan's new film is already getting Oscar buzz

Jan 31st 2015, 2:30 PM 4,149 Views 0 Comments

Brooklyn, based on a Colm Tóibín novel, earned huge buzz at the Sundance Film Festival.

Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies
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Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies

Jan 11th 2015, 6:30 PM 40,417 Views 56 Comments

And you thought you worked hard for the money…

Golden era Hollywood actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104
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Golden era Hollywood actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104

Dec 30th 2014, 3:06 PM 12,060 Views 8 Comments

Her roles ranged from the 1930s German stage to television’s The Love Boat.

Former Game of Thrones actress has excellent reaction to being cut
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Former Game of Thrones actress has excellent reaction to being cut

Jul 30th 2014, 7:42 AM 7,660 Views 1 Comment

Myrcella Baratheon was recast, and the original actress wants you to know how she feels about it.

You can now cruelly laugh at all of Robin Thicke's debut acting scenes
# Blurred Lines
# Blurred Lines

You can now cruelly laugh at all of Robin Thicke's debut acting scenes

Jul 24th 2014, 9:56 AM 3,212 Views 3 Comments

We know you want it.

Actor Bob Hoskins has died aged 71
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Actor Bob Hoskins has died aged 71

Apr 30th 2014, 1:38 PM 19,667 Views 34 Comments

Hoskins will be remembered as the star of The Long Good Friday, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Brazil.

The mystery of the man being walked on a lead around London has been solved
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# Unleashed

The mystery of the man being walked on a lead around London has been solved

Apr 15th 2014, 2:21 PM 6,319 Views 4 Comments

Was it a role-playing exercise? A PR stunt? An art project?

In memory: Past drama students of Gladys Sheehan set up their own theatre group
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In memory: Past drama students of Gladys Sheehan set up their own theatre group

Feb 9th 2014, 11:30 AM 7,127 Views 1 Comment

Over the years, hundreds of young people went through the Gladys Sheehan’s acting school. Now her past students have set up the Bloomers Theatre Group in her honour.

Column: Philip Seymour Hoffman's death challenges our cosy stereotypes about addicts
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Column: Philip Seymour Hoffman's death challenges our cosy stereotypes about addicts

Feb 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 295 Views 129 Comments

For a short period, at least, death from heroin overdose has moved from the category of ‘things that will never happen to me or my friends’ to ‘things that can happen to anyone’, writes Tony Duffin.

The most hilarious 'just heard bad news' acting ever
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# Masterclass

The most hilarious 'just heard bad news' acting ever

Nov 6th 2013, 7:50 AM 2,313 Views 3 Comments

This moment is DRAMATIC.

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