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# Box Office

This year
Barbie takes US box office crown and Oppenheimer soars in ‘historic’ weekend
Both films vastly outperformed projections and gave a glimmer of hope amid the backdrop of strikes in Hollywood.
Top Gun: Maverick was the highest grossing film in Irish cinemas last year
The sequel to the 1980s blockbuster took in over €6 million at the Irish box office.
Last year
Today's Munster JFC semi-final between Castlemahon and Fossa is sold out
Fans without a ticket are asked not to travel to the fixture, which throws in at 1pm.
Djokovic, Nadal and 19-year-old Alcaraz reach French Open last-16
Reigning champion Djokovic and 13-time winner Nadal are on course to meet in the quarter-finals.
All time
A former Ireland U21 international's journey from Crystal Palace to a movie role at the Bernabeu
Danny Boxall looks back over a career that was tarnished by injuries.
No Time to Die takes in €1.73 million at the Irish box office in opening weekend
It had the biggest ever Bond opening weekend to date.
Three films from 2019 among highest grossing movies of all time in Ireland
Annual box office revenue for 2019 is expected to total €117.4m.
Over 800,000 people tuned in to Tipperary's emphatic All-Ireland final victory
The All-Ireland camogie semi-finals attracted impressive audience figures for RTÉ as well.
Avengers: Endgame smashes Irish records with €4.46 million opening weekend
The film has become the biggest opening weekend box office hit in 44 countries.
James Lowe, the fan favourite who is box office on and off the pitch
The Kiwi wing was in flying form during and after Leinster’s win over Wasps.
'He's one of those world-class players': Leinster's Kiwi magician a joy to behold
James Lowe’s moments of brilliance proved the difference as Leinster continued their recent dominance over Munster.
Stunning action and 13 new champions make for memorable Elite finals night at National Stadium
It was a cracking National Senior Elite finals night on Dublin’s South Circular Road.
'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle
Director and Rolling Stone journalist Jay Bulger wants to create boxing’s own ‘Boyhood’ after the success of his recent Netflix documentary, which featured a cameo from Ireland’s Andy Lee.
Done deal: Romelu Lukaku has officially signed for Manchester United
The 24-year-old has signed a five year contract.
Fire crews free boy after he got his hand trapped inside a cinema seat
The boy had been going to see the new Smurfs film with his family.
McGregor claims he remains two-weight champion and Mayweather is scared
Your move, Floyd.
A litany of high-profile stars clash in MLS tonight - with two frenemies coming face to face
It’s the first time Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard will play each other since joining Major League Soccer.
'Paul Pogba ticks all the boxes in an unpredictable market', admits Arsene Wenger
The Arsenal boss has expressed his ‘guilt’ over Leicester winning the Premier League last season.
Scarlett Johansson is now the top-grossing actress ever
She is tenth overall.
Constipated hurling to two-trick ponies: 10 most controversial moments on The Sunday Game
The Sunday Game returns tonight and it has provided us with its fair share of memorable moments over the years.
Batman v Superman had the best Easter weekend opening EVER at the box office
Its debut broke records, despite some decidedly negative reviews.
Star Wars has just blasted its way through Irish box office records
The film could push Avatar for the biggest ever globally.
Dublin is getting a new cinema and 65 new jobs
Odeon are opening in Finglas.
Can you guess what the biggest film of the summer was?
We bet you can’t. (Not really).
Fifty Shades of Grey had the 10th biggest opening weekend in Irish box-office history
It still has nothing on Harry and Hermione.
After another boxing debacle, Sonny Bill will finally be back to being Sonny Bill on Saturday
Super Rugby is back and so is SBW.
Here is why everyone is making a fuss over American Sniper
The divisive film set several box office records over the weekend.
Irish Film Board wants more government money for the movie business
Chairman of the IFB Bill O’Herlihy says more can be done to improve the film industry.
Sony is expanding the number of places where The Interview can be seen
There’s no such thing as bad publicity.
More than 2 million people have watched The Interview so far
The controversial comedy has made more than $17 million since its release.
Roy Keane: 'I've had the Celebrity Big Brother offers and the jungle stuff'
The Republic of Ireland assistant coach also revealed he’s not a fan of Gone Girl.
Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit
Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley will also appear at next month’s event.
Guess how many people paid to see Kevin Costner's new film in the UK last weekend?
Hint: not very many.
LeBron James' homecoming to be against the NBA champs - reports
The Boston Globe has predicted that ‘King James’ and his new, old team will welcome San Antonio to Cleveland.
Calvary the most successful Irish film this year, grossing €1.5m
The movie is also the fifth highest grossing film to go on general release in Ireland.
7 brilliant covers of Let It Go that you absolutely must hear
Let it goooooooo, let it goooooo. The cold never bothered us anyway.
15 moments to remember from The Sunday Game in 2013
It’s not on TV tonight but here’s the recap of the big incidents throughout the summer.
Setanta Sports buy rights for O'Neill and Keane's first away game in Poland
There’ll be no sing-song in Poznan this time though.
Skyfall is the UK's biggest film of all time
In Ireland, it is the biggest film of the year so far, taking in €5.7 million.
Taken 2 tops North American box office on debut
Liam Neeson’s Taken 2 brought in around $50 million at the US box office this weekend.