Ethiopia, 30 years on from the famine that shocked a generation

Ethiopia, 30 years on from the famine that shocked a generation

Ethiopia is country undergoing vast change, yet facing familiar problems. I report on how the introduction of the potato is playing its role in helping a community Read More
Ciaran Hinds on The Sea, Game of Thrones and filming in Ireland

Ciaran Hinds on The Sea, Game of Thrones and filming in Ireland

Northern Irish actor Ciaran Hinds discusses the film adaptation of John Banville's The Sea and a life on stage and screen....Read More
John Michael McDonagh on Calvary, ‘Plastic Paddies’ and being second-generation Irish

John Michael McDonagh on Calvary, ‘Plastic Paddies’ and being second-generation Irish

Calvary director John Michael McDonagh on 'Plastic Paddies', being second-generation Irish and his relationship with Ireland...Read More
Barry Ward, Ken Loach and the true story behind Jimmy's Hall

Barry Ward, Ken Loach and the true story behind Jimmy’s Hall

Interview with Irish actor Barry Ward to discuss Ken Loach and the real-life story that inspired Jimmy's Hall...Read More
Crazy In Love — Anton Yelchin Interview

Crazy In Love — Anton Yelchin Interview

Anton Yelchin may be “cynical” about fame, but following the acclaim of his latest movie, Like Crazy, the Russian-born 22-year-old actor may just have to get used to it. He talks to Steve Cummins about improvisation, paranoia and his parents, Olympic athletes, who were forced to flee Russia upon his birth. Anton...Read More
Jeff Buckley — The Irish Connection

Jeff Buckley — The Irish Connection

Earlier this month, Jeff Buckley would have turned 45 had he still been alive. A phenomenal talent, with a name like Buckley it was obvious there was an Irish connection there. And, delving into his past, I became aware just how deep his connection with Ireland was — from  gigs at the...Read More
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A missed opportunity – second-gen Irish should be centre-stage at Royal Albert Hall concert

Comment on the lack of second-generation Irish representatives at the concert for President Higgins at London's Royal Albert Hall... Read more
It Says In The Papers.... recommended articles

It Says In The Papers…. recommended articles

Some articles I’ve read in the past week that are  worth checking out: Maverick Sabre Interview — Irish Times Great interview with emerging hip-hop and soul star that really gets to the heart of what he’s about. Really sets himself out as ‘one to watch’ You’d hardly say New Ross in Co Wexford is a... Read more