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# the guard

All time
# To Protect And Serve
Helping people 'at their most vulnerable' as a guard and Joe Brolly's loss to the Sunday Game
Cork legend Tony Davis talks to The42 after his retirement last week.
# 5 Stars
16 of the oddest Amazon reviews of Irish films
Some people just don’t think Michael Collins is Irish enough.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Winning
'Horribly funny': The Guard wins Guardian First Film award
John Michael McDonagh’s film has been recognised by the British newspaper’s annual film awards.
# Golden Globes
Watch: Gervais tones it down amid big wins for 'The Artist' at Golden Globes
No luck for the Irish as the dual best-picture prizes at the Globes could set up a showdown between The Artist and The Descendants for the top honour at next month’s Academy Awards.
# Golden Globes
Fassbender and Gleeson among Irish nominees for Golden Globes
Michael Fassbender is nominated for his role in ‘Shame’, while Brendan Gleeson is up for his starring role in ‘The Guard’.
# Irish Film
The Guard is the biggest Independent Irish film of all time
Grossing over €4m, The Guard has overtaken The Wind That Shakes the Barley, as the most successful Irish Independent film ever.
# box office magic
The Guard takes out Bridesmaids
Movie starring Brendan Gleeson as an ‘unorthodox’ Garda is one of the most successful opening weekends for an Irish film here ever.