Cinema: Ant-Man. Directed by Peyton Reed. Nationwide, cert 12A. Rating: ***. The Salt of the Earth. Directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Rubeiro Salgado. Selected, cert 12A. Rating: ****. The Gallows (nationwide, cert 15A). Unseasonal found-footage ab
Books, Magazine /
fiction: The Festival of Insignificance. By Milan Kundera. Faber & Faber, €20.
Non-fiction: On The Move: A Life. By Oliver Sacks.Picador, €29.20.
The importance of aviation to Ireland’s social and cultural history is well documented in a lavishly illustrated new hardback.
Theatre: The Importance of Being Honest. By Billie Traynor. Directed by Liam Halligan. Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt until July 25. Rating 3/5
The bookshops are bursting with books for the slow summer days, but which ones should you pack into your suitcase? Here are the finest fictions for all kinds of tastes to be read and enjoyed in summer 2015
Remember when Irish banks were being called the best in the world? In his new novel, The Mark and The Void, Skippy Dies author Paul Murray tackles the grand illusions of the boom and its terrible aftermath. In this extract, banker Claude Martingale r
biography: Peg Plunkett: Memoirs of an Irish Whore. By Julie Peakman. Quercus, €19. Reviewed by Joanne Hayden.