The gift of love: Colin Farrell, The Edge, Laura Whitmore and more, on childhood illness
What is the magic ingredient that makes a person famous?
Colin Farrell is an Irish actor, famous for roles such as Alexander the Great in Oliver Stone's biopic Alexander, Ray in Martin McDonagh's In Bruges and he portrayed Percival Graves in the Harry Potter spin-off film Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.
What is the magic ingredient that makes a person famous?
They don't call them The Air Miles Family for nothing. The Farrell clan will be flying in from everywhere next month to New York.
Colin Farrell was certain he could invoke Marilyn Monroe's spirit as a child by writing her letters.
If Yorgos Lanthimos's films have a unifying theme, it's the depressing contention that civilisation is...
Katie Taylor rejected an offer by Colin Farrell to walk her to the ring for her World title showdown fight in Cardiff.
Some movie stars, when their multi-million dollar budget film comes out, have a glass of...
In the spring of 2016, a charming and soulful low-budget independent film crept into Irish cinemas. Starring Evanna Lynch and Michael Smiley, My Name is Emily used mood, rural locations and haunting natural light to powerfully illustrate a 16-year-old girl's search for her real father.
It's relatively early days in Irish actor Barry Keoghan's career, but he already knows how to make a splash on an A-list red carpet.
Colin Farrell has spoken of his horror at the allegations of sexual harassment and assault made against Harvey Weinstein, and his hope that...
Colin Farrell has spoken of his horror at the allegations of sexual harassment and assault made against Harvey Weinstein, and his hope that changes will be made.
Actor Colin Farrell’s brother-in-law, celebrity artist Steven Mannion, has revealed he has been diagnosed with skin cancer and warns people about the dangers of using sunbeds.
Sofia Coppola has said she hopes her latest film with its strong female presence will convince Hollywood to produce more women-led movies.
Nicole Kidman debuted yet another show-stopping look as she stepped out in Cannes for the premiere of her film The Beguiled.
Nicole Kidman looked like a prima ballerina on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, making a graceful entrance to her latest premiere in a stunning full net skirt.
'The Queen of Cannes' Nicole Kidman is set to walk the red carpet with Dubliner Colin Farrell and 'Love/Hate' cat killer Barry Keoghan at the...
Colin Farrell made the Ellen Show audience blush with a story about his botched attempt at trimming his pubic hair.
Kirsten Dunst has revealed she did not enjoy shooting a sex scene with Colin Farrell for The Beguiled.
Two of Ireland's biggest stars are set to star in a new Hollywood thriller.
RTE broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan says she is “very touched” by Hollywood actress Kate Beckinsale’s praise.
Colin Farrell has called on the Irish people and the Government to sort out the homeless crisis in...
Irish actors Ruth Negga and Colin Farrell are among the Irish names nominated for Golden Globes.
Colin Farrell has said he's thrilled the "period of madness" when he was a Hollywood superstar is over.
After the runaway success of Love/Hate, RTE's drama department appears to be riding the crest of a wave and tonight a new late-night drama, from the same team, makes its debut. Clean Break, written by Wexford playwright Billy Roche, is about a kidnapping which goes awry, and the impact that has on the local community. It stars Dundalk-born Adam Fergus, an actor from the same management stable as Cillian Murphy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Colin Farrell, with the looks and onscreen charisma to go as far as those talents. Fergus...
Hollywood star Colin Farrell will return to his native Dublin to walk the red carpet at the Irish premiere of his new film The Lobster.
A faithful character actor, Colm Meaney's roguish charisma has maintained a successful 37-year...
Colin Farrell's new film is garnering rave reviews (it won the Jury Prize at Calles) although 'weird' is an adjective employed by most of the critics.
Who needs the patch?
Reviewed this week are Miss Julie, Straight Outta Compton, 45 Years, Hitman: Agent 47 and We Are Your Friends.
Top director Quentin Tarantino probably won’t be signing up Irish actor Colin Farrell to appear in his movies anytime soon.
Underpants worn by Irish actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Colin Farrell's dodgy jumpers are some of the many oddities going on display at a Dublin museum.
Underpants worn by Irish actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Colin Farrell's dodgy jumpers are some of the many oddities going on display at a Dublin museum.
As Liadan Hynes talks to Ruth O'Neill about her time in LA, we look at other Irish people making waves in the City of Angels
True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto has a daunting task as the series' divisive second season slouches towards a conclusion with a 90 minute special...
Colin Farrell is the latest big name casting addition to the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
The American dream is coming true for dozens of Irish athletes at the Special Olympics, with the medal count now standing at 33.
She was the Kennedy that the world never got to know.
ON land, on sea or on horseback – it doesn’t matter to Team Ireland at the Special Olympics.
Colin Farrell doesn't believe in The One.
Several new Irish films will screen at the top film festivals in the world.
Colin Farrell feels freer the less he cares about his film career.
Expectant mum Claudine Keane showed off her baby bump since announcing her second pregnancy.
Colin Farrell popped in to the Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show on Today FM this morning and...
Actor Colin Farrell is set to be best man at his brother's wedding once legislation is passed to allow for gay marriages in Ireland.
Hollywood A-lister Colin Farrell has spoken of his pride at being able to accompany Team Ireland for the official parade of athletes at the Opening...
Los Angeles's most famous Irish residents have come out in force to support our Special Olympians at the World Games.
It's a funny old world, Hollywood. The normal rules of nature don't apply there. It's a world where women can have babies when they are babies themselves. Like Angelina Jolie, for example,...
Between Colin Farrell starring in True Detective and Conor McGregor laying out rivals and picking the round, there probably isn’t two more...
True Detective star Colin Farrell and his brother Eamon have said they are 'heartbroken' by the recent death of their aunt.
With just a handful of episodes left, the questions are piling up on True Detective season two.
Colin Farrell will play a major role in his brother Eamon's upcoming nuptials.
Rachel McAdams has told how Colin Farrell was a "delight" to work with on True Detective 2.
Irish actor Colin Farrell has revealed that he has no intentions of having more children and is content with his “incredibly rich” life as a single man.
Sitting through an episode of True Detective season two is akin to drinking lemonade concentrate or 11 per cent proof beer. The flavours are intriguing...
He's one of Hollywood's most desirable bachelors, but Irish actor Colin Farrell maintains that is enjoying being unattached.
THE reaction to the second season of True Detective seems to be split more or less evenly between those who think it has failed to live up to the standard of the first one and those who...
**WARNING - SPOILERS** - Ed Power analyses season two based on the first two episodes...
The main thing to establish about the new series of True Detective is that you're not really meant to know exactly what is happening. If you don't quite catch a line, or you can't follow it, there's...
Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll have heard that True Detective is back on Sky Atlantic. Starring our very own Colin Farrell, the series opener that aired last night had its work cut out...
In the autumn, the recently returned Ray D'Arcy will take up RTÉ's Saturday night chat show mantle, but meanwhile, Miriam O'Callaghan returns for...
Having auditioned unsuccessfully for a place in Boyzone and having dropped out of the Gaiety School of Acting, Colin Farrell first hit our...
Irish actor Colin Farrell has admitted that he was arrested in Australia for attempted murder when he was visiting Sydney in his late teens.
True Detective co-stars Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn put their on-screen interrogation skills to the test on Jimmy Fallon's US chat show.
She's made some A-list pals since swapping the Irish social scene for the bright lights of Hollywood and model Shahira Barry looks happier than ever as...
Colin Farrell's latest film The Lobster looks set to hit the big screen this autumn.
Colin Farrell is keen to show he's back to his best.
A quarter of a million less people tuned in to watch the 2015 IFTAs compared to last year's disastrous broadcast, new figures reveal.
Colin Farrell has admitted that his role in BBC soap opera Ballykissangel set him on the path to Hollywood fame and was one of the greatest...
Colin Farrell, actor, is 39. Clint Eastwood, actor/director, is 85. Brooke Shields, actress, is 50. Terry Waite, humanitarian, is 76. Darryl Matthews McDaniels aka DMC, of hip-hop group Run-DMC, is 51. Peter Yarrow, singer with Peter, Paul and Mary, is 77. Tom Berenger, actor, is 66. Gilbert Shelton, Furry Freak Brothers' cartoonist, is 75. Mary O'Rourke, former Fianna Fail politician, is 78.
In a tale of two competitions, the Côte d'Azur was a good place to be Irish last weekend. In Monaco, Status GP won the GP2 race when New Zealander Richie Stanaway clinched a maiden victory. In...
Irish co-production 'The Lobster' has netted the prestigious Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
He's been single for four years and Colin Farrell is in no rush to change that.
Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan revealed she was excited and honoured that her first vote would be cast in the marriage-equality referendum.
Academy Award-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan says she is excited and honoured that her first vote will be for marriage equality.
Colin Farrell earned his Hollywood hunk status at the Cannes Film Festival.
The Irish took over the red carpet at Cannes last night as Colin Farrell led out the cast of ‘The Lobster’ for its premiere at the Palais du Festival.
It looks like Colin Farrell is back to his best.
The new True Detective season two trailer kicks off with Vince Vaughn, who plays a career criminal saying, "Sometimes your worst self is your best self."
Colin Farrell’s brother Eamon revealed that a “sinister” leaflet condemning homosexuality was...
Hollywood heartthrob Colin Farrell is famed for his athletic body, and likes to indulge in yoga to keep fit.
He had a reputation for being a Hollywood bad boy but Colin Farrell has revealed his surprising guilty pleasure is actually having spa treatments.
Colin Farrell has revealed the unlikely truth behind his relationship status - he hasn't been on a date in four years.
Irish actor Colin Farrell has called on Irish people to dig deep in support of Special Olympics Ireland...
After reports that Colin Farrell turned down a multi-million dollar role to spend time with his family, Michael O'Doherty offers his two cents on the...
Eamon Farrell, the elder brother of Hollywood star Colin, this weekend hosted a bash in his Dublin home ahead of the Marriage Equality referendum...
Actor Colin Farrell turned down a multi-million-euro film role so he could spend more time with his children, according to emails leaked from Sony...
The Lobster, starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw and John C Reilly, will screen in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
She graces the covers of everything from newspapers to lads mags and model turned singer Nadia Forde always makes sure she looks her...
The new trailer for True Detective has dropped, showcasing seasons two's new star-studded cast.
Information has been scant thus far on the plot of the highly anticipated second season of True Detective, but now it seems the plot of the first episode has been leaked along with reports of...
Hollywood hero Colin Farrell has revealed that he did consider if he was "giving up" when he returned to TV for his True Detective role.
If you don't fancy heading out and about this St Patrick's Day there's always Netflix and the streaming service features plenty of Irish movies and TV shows and flicks featuring our biggest stars.
Call yourself a movie buff? Here is the ultimate list of Irish films to see before you die.
Former waiter and unsuccessful Boyzone auditioner Colin Farrell (37) has seen his films take €967m at the US box office.
True Detective fans have been given the first glimpse of Colin Farrell looking rough, ready and really quite sweaty in series two.
As the turn of the millennium arrived in 2000, it was natural for predictions to emerge of key figures to shape Ireland’s direction in the...
Bono and his U2 bandmates are among those who have contributed to a new anthology which launches this weekend.
Revered actor Kevin Spacey is used to rubbing shoulders with the A-list, but he has agreed that it is the Irish people that really know how to party.
It's a universally acknowledged truth that entertainment reporting is generally an area filled with bright-eyed, gorgeous young people, so for the lovely 60-year-old actress, Mary McEvoy,...
Colin Farrell and Allen Leech flew the Irish flag at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
A host of Irish stars have taken to social media in support of the #YesToEquality campaign.
Claire Byrne Live (RTÉ1) is The Frontline but with Claire Byrne instead of Pat Kenny. So why did they axe The Frontline? Answers, please, to Pat Kenny at Newstalk, who I'm sure might like to know.
Colin Farrell has been given a massive thumbs-up from US chat show host Ellen De Generes for his comments on gay marriage on Claire Byrne Live.
OPPONENTS to the same-sex marriage referendum say passing May's vote will deprive children of the right to a mother and father.
Colin Farrell drew from painful memories of his brother's experience of 'coming out' in Ireland in...
It looks like there's something about Colin Farrell.
Hollywood star Colin Farrell has told how he supports this year's same-sex marriage referendum with "every fibre" of his being.
Colin Farrell, whose brother Eamon is gay, has voiced his support for same-sex marriage in...
From drag queens and Jedi warriors to Austen heroines and a portly Colin Farrell - the Irish Film Board's 2015 slate is an eclectic mix, to say the...
The Gaiety School of Acting was set up by director Joe Dowling in 1986, because at the time there was really no full-time training for actors in the country.
Funnyman Steve Carell talks Oscar hopes and his love of Ireland with Stephen Milton.
Kirsty Blake-Knox and Bairbre Power bring you their highlights of the year.
Colin Farrell quietly visited Crumlin children's hospital on Christmas Day, much to the delight of children and parents.
Dublin 4 is the butt of many a joke. Ringsend, meaning "where tide meets land", shares that salubrious postal number but there isn't a whiff of pretentiousness about it. De Valera was...
Insider is trying to entice Keira Knightley with a harmless game of Snog, Marry or Avoid. The contenders are her Irish leading men as, rather conveniently, she's starred alongside many of...
Irish actor Colin Farrell, who was his brother's best man at his civil partnership, is backing the ‘Yes’ vote for equal marriage ahead of the upcoming...
Irish American star Olivia Wilde has revealed that Colin Farrell was the poster boy for success to her class of fledgling actors.
Benedict Cumberbatch could be going from detective to superhero, after it was reported he is Marvel's number one choice to play Doctor Strange.
Poor Brian O'Driscoll. We had excerpts of his autobiography in the press all week and it seems like a right good read. There is only one problem. It is clear to us that he is no Roy Keane.
In the golden age of television, the showrunner is all powerful. First-time director Des Doyle talks about tracking down the visionaries behind Lost, Buffy, Bones and more...
Brian O'Driscoll has revealed how he cancelled a flight home from Los Angeles to Dublin so he could party with Colin Farrell - only for the Hollywood...
Colin Farrell is among a string of names linked to the role of comic book character Doctor Strange.
Irish actor Colin Farrell is rumoured to be in talks to play Marvel's neurosurgeon turned superhero Doctor Strange.
His mother Mary didn't need to tell him. Laurence Kinlan knew his father Larry was dying. It was...
Conor McGregor is the name on everyone's lips this week thanks to his epic win in the ring, but it’s his signature hairstyle that has been trending in the capital’s barbershops.
Over four seasons, Love/Hate has made a good claim for itself as the best Irish TV drama of all time. A tangled web of violence, drugs, greed, power, friendship and betrayal - all played out...
The Notebook actress Rachel McAdams is reportedly in talks with True Detective bosses about landing a part in the second series.
Globalisation, social media and the likes may have brought us all together, but it's still a very big world out there and there's always a bigger fish.
Colin Farrell will play a shady police officer whose loyalties are divided between his fellow cops and the mob in season two of True Detective.
Colin Farrell surely experienced a quiver of ambivalence as he revealed at the weekend that he is to star in the second season of HBO's cheerfully deranged procedural drama True Detective.
Irish actor Colin Farrell has confirmed he plays a leading role in the second series of True Detective.
In 1996, I left the Town Hall Theatre in Galway following the world premiere of Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane, wondering what part of England this new writer came from: the...
Love/Hate star Tom Vaughan-Lawlor is to return in Mark O'Rowe's 'Howie the Rookie' at the Olympia Theatre this November.
Saison restaurant on Dublin's Kildare Street was positively packed to the rafters on Tuesday night for the official launch of a new collection of paintings by artist Steven Mannion Farrell.
Rachel McAdams is in line to star as the female lead in the forthcoming second season of True Detective, reports suggest.
Terry Gilliam has talked about how he managed to pull off a convincing transformation from Heath Ledger to Johnny Depp in The Imaginarium Of Dr Parnassus - but refused to give away all of the film's secrets.
When Pope Francis revealed his "new ten commandments", the world sat up and took notice.
WHAT do Colin Farrell, Sonia O'Sullivan, Niall Quinn, Bressie, Denis Irwin and Tommy Bowe all have in common?
Colin Farrell has said he wanted more scenes with Russell Crowe when they shot A New York Winter's Tale.
As Cork actor/writer Mark Hayes discovered when a casting director advised him to get pec implants
Hollywood hunk Colin Farrell will be traipsing down the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival for his new movie, Miss Julie.
Well the promised mid-July casting announcement for True Detective season two hasn't emerged yet, but more rumours on both cast and plot have.
Speculation has been rife regarding casting for the second series of hit HB drama True Detective, but Deadline reports that Vince Vaughn has recently been approached to star.
Oscar-nominated actress Angela Lansbury (88), the star of cult TV series Murder, She Wrote will touch down in Ireland this week to discuss fighting...
AS Tulisa goes on a charm offensive to rebuild her reputation after two high profile court cases, we take a look at other stars who've manager to revamp their public image.
Kate Winslet's latest role in A Little Chaos is to close the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.
Liam Neeson has secured his place among the highest paid actors in the world, jostling for position with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and...
RTE splashed out more than €332,000 on guests, food and drink for five flagship programmes in 2013.
Farreller back on the box? We didn't see that one coming. Rumour has it that Castleknock's finest acting export has only gone and landed himself...
Almonds deserve wings of their own. When soaked, these perfumed nuts are considered to be alkaline, as opposed to acidic. Why is this important? Acidic foods are thought to make calcium absorption...
Michael Fassbender is officially the most popular Irish actor on the planet, according to the ultimate fame barometer.
The modern man's priorities and lifestyle choices are more than ever being compressed to fit into everyday lives, so what do you really want?
David Cronenberg has revealed how he said no to directing a Star Wars film.
The Hunger Games (2012)
He’s played an alcoholic, a cop and a vampire.
Rachel Weisz is in talks to join the cast of gangster drama Idol's Eye.
So apparently you can write a series that sells over 400 million copies, delighting hordes of children around the world, and donate millions to charity — but it's your hairstyle that really matters.
When was the last time that Colin Farrell made anything good?
Domhnall Gleeson has revealed his doubts over the At Swim Two Birds film.
What more evidence could you need to support the fact that men should grow old gracefully than looking at these two pictures of Colin Farrell? The silver fox always wins the race... that's just science, yo.
I'm a big sports fan, I've always played every sport available since early childhood and have medals and trophies from a selection of sports through my teens and school days including gaelic football,...
Hollywood heartthrob Colin Farrell went virtually unnoticed among airport commuters in London before he jetted out to Los Angeles today.
Prepare for some serious celebrity sightings in town – Kanye West could be hitting Dublin for his star-studded stag.
Her appearance on set arrived weeks after production kicked off, but actress Rachel Weisz has fitted right in with the cast and crew of The...
Irish men are making a big statement globally on the red carpet says stylist Darren Kennedy and, to make his case, he points to the likes of Jamie...
The rude health of Irish cinema and television will be obvious to anyone who has stepped inside a multiplex. Billboards for John Michael McDonagh's Sligo-set Calvary are everywhere, alongside...
ACTOR Colin Farrell wants to see more help for the parents of children with special needs.
ACTOR Colin Farrell has revealed he will not want to leave Co Kerry once filming of his latest film 'The Lobster' ends.
LIKE many parents I have been moderating my language in front of my children for their entire lives.
Rachel Weisz has signed up for British comedy-drama Miss You Already.
He's a fortnight into the shoot and this week Colin Farrell will get a chance to meet his new co-star Rachel Weisz.
Dame Judi Dench has won the International Actress prize at the Irish Film and Television Awards.
IT was 50 shades of parenthood for Irish actor Jamie Dornan who ducked out of late night...
THE Irish Film and Television Academy have blamed the poor sound quality during the transmission of the 11th annual ceremony on the acoustics.
Freshly steamed baby potatoes with a lick of sea salt, olive oil and crushed garlic? It's guaranteed to do all sorts of funny things to my nostrils and my toes.
They've become Hollywood royalty but there's nothing more fun than coming home for Irish heartthrobs Colin Farrell and Michael Fassbender.
HERE come the girls.
THEY'VE made it as bona fide Hollywood stars and Michael Fassbender and Colin Farrell will lead the way at the 2014 Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTAs).
John C Reilly has landed a role in futuristic love story The Lobster.
PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins is to be honoured at the Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTAs) on April 5.
It was only a quick bite for Colin Farrell during a busy schedule on the first day of filming for his new movie 'The Lobster'.
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HE swears by regular yoga sessions and a clean, healthy diet when in Los Angeles – but when Irish actor Colin Farrell returns to his homeland he...
Actors Jeremy Irons and Jonathan Rhys Meyers are set to join the cast of the silver screen...
Some people are born with it. That innate, breathy smoulder that makes legs wibble and hearts wobble. One wonders can Jamie Dornan turn it on at will?
Jack O'Connell's latest role reads like a celluloid 'what-if' and a parallel glimpse of the road not taken. In Starred Up, he offers a visceral depiction of a repeat young offender contentiously...
Dominating the headlines today: Rehab's paltry scratch card profits, row between the Garda chief and garda whistleblowers growing increasingly bitter; and heists on the D4 embassy belt.
Friends with Benefits (2011)
IT didn't matter if you were Irish or not – everyone wanted a ticket to the hottest 'Irish' Oscar party in Hollywood.
Dervla Kirwan has found herself in a quandary. Her high-profile successes, notably her roles as Assumpta in Ballykissangel, and Phoebe in...
The IFTAs are on the verge of something truly spectacular, something rarely achieved in pop culture - the transition from laughing stock to serious ceremony with street cred to boot.
BRIAN O'Driscoll has become the latest in a line of celebrities who have vowed to take a stand against bullying.
IRISH rugby star Brian O’Driscoll lent his support to the country’s vulnerable children this morning as he took a stand against bullying.
Colin Farrell has admitted making his upcoming film Miss Julie was "the toughest time I've had in 15 years".
Whatever happened to Colin f***ing Farrell? That hot young Irish tearaway who dated Playboy models and popstars, dined on drugs and drink between vacations at rehab, and wouldn't star in a film...
Colin Farrell has admitted he is "bored" by many of the revenge movie scripts he reads these days.
A New York Winter's Tale
Never has the phrase 'timeless love story' been more apt than when describing A New York Winter's Tale. This most heartfelt Hollywood offering is for the St Valentine's season.
JJ Abrams has told how a fan who found his wallet held him to ransom until he revealed what happened at the end of TV show Lost.
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