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Recruitment launched for Director who will oversee excavation of Tuam mother and baby home site
The recovery of remains at the site is expected to begin early next year.
Das Boot filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen dies aged 81
Heralded as an anti-war masterpiece, Das Boot was nominated for six Oscars.
Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'
The director of the upcoming Conversations With Friends TV series on how he made the film – and those sex scenes.
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Michael Edwards to leave Liverpool sporting director role at end of season
Edwards has spent 10 years at Anfield.
'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'
IRFU director of women’s and 7s rugby Anthony Eddy spoke to the media yesterday.
Superman director Richard Donner dies at 91
Donner’s other credits include the 1976 horror classic The Omen and the Lethal Weapon cop franchise.
Alan Parker - the director of The Commitments and Angela's Ashes - has died aged 76
Parker’s storied career included directing credits for Bugsy Malone, Fame and Mississippi Burning.
'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies
The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.
Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51
Singleton (51) directed Boyz n the Hood as a 22-year-old fresh out of film school.
Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live
Prominent directors are not impressed.
Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families
The film stars Love/Hate actor Kieran O’Reilly.
'I wanted to make a film that was visceral and dangerous and had a woman at the centre'
Director Aoife McArdle talks to us about what makes her debut feature Kissing Candice so different.
'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'
The Irish film explores the impact of prison on a young teenager, and was inspired by real-life stories.
Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director
A special screening of his most famous film will take place as part of this year’s St Patrick’s Festival.
Former company director who stole over €460,000 from another firm to keep business afloat sentenced to 18 months in prison
Judge Martin Nolan said the woman had no “base motives” for her behaviour
38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment
Toback has denied all the allegations.
Trump will nominate Chris Christie's defence lawyer as FBI Director
Christopher Wray served Chris Christie during the “Bridgegate” scandal.
This Irish film tells the fascinating story of a tiny folk-artist called Maud
Maud Lewis is a folk art hero in her home country of Canada.
Erasmus moulding new role to suit 'what's best for Munster'
The South African also talks about his first time encountering the province.
Hunger, sex and danger: This film imagines Ireland after society has crumbled
We spoke to Martin McCann and director Stephen Fingleton.
Watch out for these Irish films in 2016
From thrillers to love stories, these are the ones to watch.
"Today the world lost a great man": Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven
Craven passed away at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76 years old.
Explainer: What exactly is going on with Joss Whedon?
The Avengers director quit Twitter on Monday.
Sitdown Sunday: Police brutality, controversial circumcision, and the great Orson Welles
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old
Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.
Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft
A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident
The first Irish memoir written using eye-gaze technology has been published
The author, Simon Fitzmaurice, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2008.
The mystery of the man being walked on a lead around London has been solved
Was it a role-playing exercise? A PR stunt? An art project?
Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July
Local residents have raised objections to the series of gigs in late July.
Limerick City of Culture gets new director
Mike Fitzpatrick currently holds the position as Interim Head.
Not for kids or nuns: Here's how to market a controversial message
The Einstein Couple designed the posters for the controversial new Lars Von Trier film – and we could all learn a thing or two from them.
'House of Flying Daggers' director sued for having too many children
Zhang Yimou is being sued by two lawyers for breaking China’s one-child policy.
VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Gravity, Seduced and Abandoned
Cinema trip this weekend? brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
He was Ireland's most prolific filmmaker, directing 60 movies... but have you ever heard of William Desmond Taylor?
Born in Carlow, the filmmaker worked with the biggest stars of Hollywood’s ‘Golden Age’. His murder in 1922 made headlines all over the world, and remains unsolved to this day.
Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support
It’s easy to see why young writers could be put off by projects with no guarantee of success but new playwrights need to make a leap of faith – they are the future of theatre, says Thomas Conway.
Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland
IFTA Rising Star winner, Gerard Barrett, says people in Ireland don’t talk enough about how they feel – which can lead to tragedy. In making his award-winning movie, Pilgrim Hill, for just €4500, he lifted the lid on loneliness experienced by country farmers.
9 things Michael Bay needs to say sorry for
Michael Bay, you have a lot of explaining to do.
Public interest directors at Permanent TSB step down
Margaret Hayes and Ray MacSharry were asked by the government in 2009 to fill the roles to ensure that the bank was acting in the public interest.
Irish folk furniture film wins top award at Sundance festival
Irish Folk Furniture won the prize for Best Animation at the festival, while another Irish film has been nominated for the Cinema Documentary Award.
So what does Transformers' Michael Bay think of Irish actor Jack Reynor?
The What Richard Did star has just been cast by Bay in Transformers 4, and the director thinks he’s “pretty ballsy”.