Post Reporter

Post Reporter

Television: Pick of today's viewing

Television: Pick of today's viewing

Part one of a new two-part drama. The Stepfather, 9pm, UTV:

Movie highlights of the week

Movie highlights of the week

Uncompromising adaptation of the memoirs of Susanna Kaysen, recounting her 18-month stay at a mental institution in the 1960s. Girl, Interrupted:

Preview: Viewing highlights of the week

Preview: Viewing highlights of the week

The reassuringly twinkly James Nesbitt heads the cast of this new comedy drama that centres on Ray and Perry, a pair of small-time criminals forever on the lookout for a quick moneymaking scam. Big Dippers, Tuesday, 9pm, UTV:

They'll take it

They'll take it

Wondering which companies collect your old computer junk? Here are 10 companies which do.

Pick of today's viewing

Pick of today's viewing

The venerable Gay Byrne is back to host this hybrid of The School Around the Corner and This Is Your Life. Class Reunion, 8.30pm, RTE1:

Movie highlights of the week

Movie highlights of the week

This hilarious black comedy features Ben Stiller as a lovable loser who gets the opportunity to meet his childhood sweetheart (Cameron Diaz) again, with disastrous results. There's Something About Mary:

A healthy move for Martin

A healthy move for Martin

No wonder Micheal Martin has cheered up since he switched portfolios with Mary Harney and moved from Health to Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

Addressing an ‘empty hall’

Addressing an ‘empty hall’

As a former member of the Oireachtas, I concur with the analysis in the Back Room column (SBP 23/01/05) which calls our parliamentary system “deeply inefficient, over-adversarial and largely incapable of distinguishing the serious from the frivolous"

Naming the Shannon tunnel

Naming the Shannon tunnel

What famous Clareman (with Limerick connections) is most closely associated with matters sub-aqua?

Preview: Viewing highlights of the week

Preview: Viewing highlights of the week

Thirty years after Margaret Thatcher was elected as the leader of the Conservative Party, this documentary reviews the impact of her long reign on Ireland, from the hunger strikes to the Brighton bombing to the Anglo-Irish Agreement. Leargas: Republi

What's new? The Vision collection from Rossmore by Sherry

What's new? The Vision collection from Rossmore by Sherry

Chairs from €185. Price: What's so special about this collection?

Construction drove growth in 2004

Construction drove growth in 2004

Our Done Deal sponsors give us their thoughts on the year that was, their expectations for 2005 and some sound advice on doing deals in the current business environment.

Scrap this directive

Scrap this directive

Thanks are due to Poland for blocking the proposed EU Directive about patenting software for a second time earlier this week.

Try the trees

Try the trees

Michael McDowell has been ranting and raving about Sinn Fein-IRA on a regular basis for as long as I can remember and he has really gone mad since the bank raid in the North.

Tara's future

Tara's future

If it were a Traveller site, superdump, or a succession of mobile phone masts that were being proposed for the Tara Skryne valley, you can rest assured that the Navan Chamber of Commerce and the Meath County Council would be pleading with us to prote