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# James Bond

This year
# 007
James Bond novels to be reissued with racial language removed
The “N-word” is used several times in the Bond series, and has been removed almost entirely.
Last year
James Bond theme composer Monty Norman dies aged 94
The singer-turned-composer penned the theme for ‘Dr No’ and it became an integral part of the franchise.
All time
# James Bond
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Who's the best James Bond?
Daniel Craig’s last outing as Bond hits cinemas this weekend.
# No Time to Die
Poll: Will you go see the latest James Bond film?
No Time To Die will be Daniel Craig’s final appearance as 007.
# Shaken Not Stirred
Latest Bond film No Time To Die premieres in London
The new Bond film will open in Irish cinemas on 8 October.
Opinion: James Bond has many faces - is he a psychopath?
Dr Stephen McWilliams examines whether the secret agent with a licence to kill is a psychopath, and why we still like him for it.
# a quiz mr bond
Quiz: Can you match these James Bond song lyrics to the correct film?
“When you were young and your heart was an open book…”
# No Time to Die
Release date for new Bond film delayed for third time
No Time to Die was originally slated for an April 2020 release.
James Bond actor Sean Connery has died aged 90
The actor had a career than spanned several decades.
# Film
Cineworld is set to close all of its UK and Ireland sites
The chain operates one cinema in Dublin city.
# No Time to Die
New Bond film release pushed back to next year
The release of the latest Bond film had already been pushed back once.
# licence to quiz
Quiz: How well do you know the James Bond films?
Put your knowledge to the test.
# goldfinger
1960s Bond girl Honor Blackman has died aged 94
Blackman played Pussy Galore in the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger.
# a view to a kill
James Bond guns worth £100,000 stolen from home in England
Three “irreplaceable” weapons were taken on Monday.
# No Time to Die
Release of new James Bond film delayed until November amid Covid-19 fears
No Time To Die was due to be released next month.
# the name's bond
Quiz: Can you finish these James Bond song lyrics?
You know you did, you know you did, you know you did.
The Irish For: Bond and Banríon Eilís - a good collaboration?
Getting a singer like Eilís to perform a theme song for an ancient spy saga is an attempt to exchange youth and relevance for prestige, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
# No Time to Die
'I'm still in shock': Pop star Billie Eilish becomes youngest ever artist to record James Bond theme
Billie Eilish will record the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film.
# 007
The 25th James Bond movie title has finally been revealed
The title was announced earlier today.
# shaken and stirred
Next James Bond film back on track as Cary Fukunaga named its new director
Danny Boyle left the project over ‘creative differences’ last month.
# James Bond
Fancy owning 007's Aston Martin? There's a gadget-packed remake on the market
It’ll cost you €3m though – and it’s not for road use.
# the name's elba
Idris Elba is being a right ol' tease about those James Bond rumours
Is he trying to tell us something?
# Cillian Murphy
6 reasons why Cillian Murphy would make an incredible James Bond
Move over, Pierce.
# Shaken Not Stirred
Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond
There had been speculation about the franchise in recent months.
# Double O Nineteen
Daniel Craig 'to return as James Bond'
This will be his fifth Bond film.
# kickass
The Bond movie producers are making a female-led assassin thriller with Blake Lively
All of the yes.
People are loving this heartwarming story about Roger Moore meeting a young James Bond fan
“I have to sign my name as Roger Moore… Blofeld might find out I was here.”
# But she can
MI6 seeking spies with first ever cinema advert
The agency says Bond has created a stereotype and it wants to employ more women agents.
# instabond
Pierce Brosnan's Instagram is place of joy and wonder and adorable posts about his wife
His IG is a special place.
# Espionage
Spy chief confirms 'Q' from James Bond is a woman in real life
The agent was always played by a man in the film franchise.
# Pan Bahar
Pierce Brosnan is getting slated in India for advertising a breath freshener that leaves your mouth red
Pan masala is a mixture of betel nut and spices that leaves lurid red stains on the mouth after it is spat out.
# top ten
These were the most watched films in Ireland in 2015
The top movie brought in €4.7 million, and is likely to become the highest grossing film of all time here.
# aidan turner
Here's why people are tipping this Irish actor to become the next Bond
The name’s Turner, Aidan Turner.
# the name's bond
Daniel Craig called James Bond a 'misogynist' and now he's the toast of the internet
# Backlash
Is a Sam Smith backlash beginning to form?
We investigated.
# from laois with love
This Electric Picnic headliner is singing the next James Bond theme
Sam Smith will be the first British male solo artist to record a James Bond theme song since 1965.
# cool as
10 times Idris Elba out-suaved the entire room
Don’t question the coolness.
# double uh oh
Here's why everyone's talking about Idris Elba, race and James Bond today
Too street? Street damn!
# just saying
Time for black or gay 007, says Brosnan
The Irish actor said that he thought Idris Elba would make a good James Bond.