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Falling for Gillian

Falling for Gillian

Gillian Anderson won legions of adoring fans as Agent Dana Scully in The X-Files. She talks serial killers, sci-fi, and being a sex symbol. Words: James Mottram.

O’Sullivan walks through walls

O’Sullivan walks through walls

Film: The Great Wall. Directed by Tadhg O’Sullivan. JDIFF, March 23. Rating: ****. Reviewed by Fiona Ness.

Robust revival of a hard-bitten underclass tale

Robust revival of a hard-bitten underclass tale

Theatre: Trainspotting. By Irvine Welsh. Cork Arts Theatre, Cork. Directed by Niall Morrissey. Run concluded. Rating: ****. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

O’Connor gets theatrical treatment

O’Connor gets theatrical treatment

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Saints, sinners and singers

Saints, sinners and singers

Given the rapture with which Pope Francis’s remark “If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge him?’’ was greeted, it’s not surprising that the elation was somewhat deflated by his more recent observations on gay marriage.

West Cork Music poised to showcase its wares in capital

West Cork Music poised to showcase its wares in capital

W est Cork has good reason to be proud of its status and reputation in tourism terms as a result of three separate, yet culturally inter-linked, summer festivals. It has even more reason to be proud of the amazing range of top-notch music it produces

On Film . . . Robert Sheehan

On Film . . . Robert Sheehan

You’re well known for your roles in Love/Hate and Misfits, but recently you’ve moved to Los Angeles to develop your career. How it been going?

Return of the Feis Ceoil, launch pad for our bright young stars

Return of the Feis Ceoil, launch pad for our bright young stars

The ESB Feis Ceoil is back. That may not raise many eyebrows, as this annual event has been on the go for 119 years and is the bedrock of Irish classical music.

Kinevane gets under the skin with an intense performance

Kinevane gets under the skin with an intense performance

Theatre: Underneath. By Pat Kinevane. Directed by Jim Culleton. Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire. Touring nationwide until July (see fishamble.com for details). Rating: ****. Reviewed by Andrew Lynch

A very British adaptation

A very British adaptation

Running out of ideas?

Running out of ideas?

On Song: Brian Dillon of Meltybrains?

On Song: Brian Dillon of Meltybrains?

Where did the name come from?

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Albums

Albums

Madonna: Rebel Heart (Universal)

McGuckian’s Eileen Gray biopic will headline Jameson Film Festival

McGuckian’s Eileen Gray biopic will headline Jameson Film Festival

Festival: Jameson Dublin. Various Venues. March 19-29