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Film: Brilliant Macbeth top-full of direst cruelty

Film: Brilliant Macbeth top-full of direst cruelty

Justin Kurzel’s bloody adaptation of the Scottish Play is filled with malice, and newness

Fascinating account of the secret ‘war behind the war’

Fascinating account of the secret ‘war behind the war’

History: The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939-1945. By Max Hastings. William Collins, €11.50.

Five-star finery at Portugal’s Martinhal Resort

Five-star finery at Portugal’s Martinhal Resort

Martinhal is the perfect destination for families with children who want to relax in luxury

Get Out There: New season beckons for adventure lover

Get Out There: New season beckons for adventure lover

From learning outdoor skills and taking part in climbing competitions, this autumn has plenty of choice outdoors

From tackling the ball to tickling the ivories

From tackling the ball to tickling the ivories

Stories of Ireland’s magical places

Stories of Ireland’s magical places

In his new anthology, Once Upon a Place, Eoin Colfer explores why Ireland is a magical setting for children’s literature

Opera delivers despite  difficult subject

Opera delivers despite difficult subject

The Last Hotel produces a sledgehammer effect that can pierce even a critic’s personal armour

Albums: New Order deliver a terrific album

Albums: New Order deliver a terrific album

Bee’s story a sweet, moral musical

Bee’s story a sweet, moral musical

Audiences set for a treat with Curious Incident

Audiences set for a treat with Curious Incident

First Person: Gordon D’Arcy

First Person: Gordon D’Arcy

Gordon D’Arcy, rugby player, Dublin

Emmet Ryan's Pint of view

Emmet Ryan's Pint of view

This beer will send your daughter to the slaughter, but in the smoothest way imaginable.

Tempting turbot with tartare sauce

Tempting turbot with tartare sauce

Top seafood chef Nathan Outlaw's own take on the classic sauce

Ferguson’s list of old scores quickly bores

Ferguson’s list of old scores quickly bores

NON-FICTION; Leading; By Alex Ferguson; with Michael Moritz; Hodder & Stoughton, €17

Zaïde’s French flair to tour Ireland

Zaïde’s French flair to tour Ireland