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Christina ‘Noble’ to hit screens in February

‘Noble’ will finally be seen in UK cinemas this February as UK distribution deal is agreed with Miracle Communications Noble captures the remarkable true life story of Christina Noble who, despite having a poor and troubled childhood, and equally difficult growth into adulthood, went on to help tens of thousands of orphaned children in Vietnam, […]

Act now to catch these great ferry bargains

Exploring Ireland in autumn/winter should be on every- one’s short break to-do list. The vivid reds, oranges and golds transform a country better known for its forty shades of green into an autumnal treat for the senses and the soul. Getting to Ireland from Britain has never been easier or more affordable and Stena Line […]

Wilde and Sexy Chekhov

By David Hennessy Charm Offensive, the theatre company of award-winning Armagh director Gavin McAlinden returned to Theatro Technis with three new productions. The company performed a new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband along with Three Sisters and the Seagull by Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov. An Ideal Husband 4 stars Particularly relevant ahead of […]

What’s on at the Irish Film Festival London

The festival launches last night, with six UK premieres across the capital, lectures and Q&As there’s something for every Irish film fan. Check out our guide here

Striking Gold

David Hennessy talks to the actor David Wilmot about those controversial comments by his director on The Guard and Calvary, John Michael McDonagh

Shining a light on rural Ireland

Shelley Marsden looks at award-winning playwright Fiona Doyle’s Coolatully which addresses emigration and male suicide in modern Ireland

Hacking it

By David Hennessy In the wake of the furore over the hacking and leaking of naked pictures of celebrities, The Royal Court will be tackling another current issue with their new play Teh Internet is Serious Business, with hacking being its subject. After meeting each other on the website 4Chan around 2006, a group realised […]

This Sharma man

Bisson’s Emmerdale character Jai Sharma is currently dealing with the prospect of his sister’s arranged marriage

In the June 21 Irish World

Susan Lohan of Adoption Rights Alliance calls for a wide scope of the forthcoming mother and baby homes inquiry in the wake of the discovery of a mass grave on the grounds of a former home for unmarried mothers in Tuam. Susan wants the Magdalene Laundries and county homes also included or else “we would […]

Eason’s Top 10 ‘fatherisms’ for Father’s Day

Newsagents releases its own homage to Father’s Day

Truth and recrimination

By David Hennessy “There is still a lot of anger and fear and ignorance of each other’s communities there under the surface even though it’s massively improved,” begins Belfast actor Patrick O’Kane, one of the stars of a new story about truth and forgiveness in Belfast from renowned Northern Irish playwright, Owen McCafferty. In Quietly, […]

Stars attend a glamorous IFTA awards

Jamie Dornan and Michael Fassbender among celebs to hit the red carpet

Paul Rudd and acting friends visit Donegal

Anchorman star explores Donegal

Katheryn Winnick and George Blagden talk Vikings VIDEO

  By David Hennessy Canadian actress Katheryn Winnick plays Lagertha, Ragnar’s wife. However, Ragnar was unfaithful to his wife and season two sees the arrival of a pregnant princess. Shield maiden Lagertha who always displayed strong will feels she has to leave, taking son Bjorn with her. Although Bjorn does initially choose his father for the sake […]

The Tomorrow People- Stephen Fingleton

By David Hennessy Northern Irish film-makers Cathy Brady and Stephen Fingleton were both named in Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow shortlist in 2013. The prestigious list has an impressive track record of selecting future stars from both sides of the camera and has tipped Irish actors like Ruth Negga, Martin McCann, Aisling Loftus and Antonia Campbell-Hughes for success as well as […]

Fans go Cuckoo for webseries

Shelley Marsden speaks to Marie Caffrey, producer of award-winning Irish webseries Cuckoo Marie Caffrey is a happy lady. Cuckoo, the 28-minute Irish webseries that she produced, has recently won two awards.  She and her team were in London to pick up a Bronze award in the Music & Entertainment section of the LOVIE Awards (European […]

Boyle stars in festive offering The Christmas Candle

By Shelley Marsden Starring Britain’s Got Talent winner Susan Boyle in her first film role, festive offering The Christmas Candle (U) is in UK cinemas from December 13. Nothing out of the ordinary ever happens in the small village of Gladbury – except at Christmas. Legend has it that every twenty-five years an angel visits […]

London Irish comes out on DVD

By staff reporter In-your-face Channel 4 comedy series about Irish twenty-somethings in London is released today on DVD Starring Sinead Keenan (Being Human), Peter Campion (6 Degrees), Kerr Logan (Game of Thrones) and Ardal O’Hanlon (Father Ted), London Irish is available on DVD from today. Written by former Derry resident Lisa McGee (Raw, The White […]

Charming company playing for keeps

By David Hennessy Charm Offensive, the theatre company established in 2001 by acclaimed Armagh director Gavin McAlinden, will next month present a rep season of Ivanov by Anton Chekhov and The Parasite, a play inspired by the writings of Ivan Turgenev, at Theatro Technis. The company earned rave reviews in April when they showcased The […]

In the August 17 Irish World

  The family of teenager Seanie Nammock is closer to saving the Oxford lab that is carrying out vital research into the rare condition which is imprisoning her body in a second skeleton as her sister Sinead completes a sponsored climb to the peak of Kilimanjaro. Win The White Queen on blu-ray Actress Gemma Whelan […]

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