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Ireland is known for extending a warm welcome to visitors. But the shocking conditions, endured by many asylum seekers in Direct Provision centres, are bringing that notion into complete disrepute.
Solid return from early noughties favourites.
The birthplace of Napoleon and an island with enough beaches to fill New York with sand, Corsica is a sun-drenched, picturesque landscape with a proud history. By Mark Conroy
Chart-topper makes purposeful return.
The first date sold out in under five minutes.
The late musician was approached by the director before his death in early 2016.
Could this be hinting at a possible new album or track?
The English Singer Songwriter is coming to the city this autumn.
The film will chronicle the horrific crimes carried out by mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik.
The buzz around the total solar eclipse seen in the US has given the classic ballad a second life.
Prepare for more over the top action with stiff upper lip mentality
The Irish actress plays the doomed catholic queen in an upcoming biopic.
It's their first album since 2012's Shields
The track also features guest vocals from Fearghal McKee (Whipping Boy).
It's the third single off of their upcoming album Antisocialites
Lenny Kravitz' daughter stars in this female-centric Murder Mystery.
The new track debuted on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show.
Ireland's own Barry Keoghan also makes up the cast.
The singer songwriter will be playing an intimate headline performance in Dublin on December 6 2017.
The family drama is being released by Netflix worldwide on October 13.
Written 10 years ago, the piece has found a new relevance.
Fans of the late Irish blues guitarist can rejoice.
Don't Worry, Armando Ianucci's hilarious looking film is not in Russian.
The network claims in the email that the money was offered as a "bug bounty payment"
It's the pop stars first album in five years.
Tom Hardy will play the titular symbiont and marvel character.
The former Oasis front-man has now released three tracks off his upcoming solo album As You Were
The singer-songwriter will also be playing the Roisin Dubh in Galway
The Compton rapper said the U2 front-man was someone with "wisdom and so much knowledge, in music and in life".
The production company will be pulling all of it's titles from Netflix.
The young centric cast will appear in the director's follow up to Wonder Wheel
The new record will arrive next Month.
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, the film looks like a typically disquieting psychological horror.
Tommy Lee Jones is also set to appear.
The six part TV series will is based on the hit Irish film of the same name.
The Hostel's Eli Roth is directing.
Pablo Escobar may be gone but four will take his place.
By most accounts The long gestating Stephen King adaption is mess that's uncertain of what it wants to be.
The former Beetle will play drums on one of the songs.
Thier version was a mash-up with the band's own Feel Good Hit of the Summer
We finally get out first look at the controversial drama about genocide.
Shirtless photos of the Russian leader are shown behind him as he plays.
It's the Irish director's first film in over five years.
The Oscar nominated actress is to join the cast of the fourth entry of the franchise.
McConaughey had worked with Shepard on Jeff Nichols' Mud.
Prepare for disturbing odyssey into the minds of 1970s killers.
Noomi Rapace plays seven different parts in the new thriller.
The acclaimed director has appeared in almost all of his own works.
Paramount has also revealed full cast and plot details for the film.
The unsung heroes who orbited with some of your favourite artists are given a voice in Fran Strine's new film.
He was perhaps best known for playing Chuck Yeager in the space exploration drama The Right Stuff
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, the 30 second clip shows us very little as well as a whole heck of a lot.
His last record Freetown Sound was released just last year.
He gave TMZ the opinion after an impromptu interview
The Irishman will be helming a project based on the novel Dreams Of Leaving by Rupert Thomson.
It features contributions from Weezer and Pharrell.
Not that any of us are that surprised.
Rob Reiner of When Harry Met Sally fame directs.
The scariest looking film of the year has it's first official trailer.
It's third single off of her upcoming Rainbown
Written by The Coen Brothers, the film stars a particularly desperate looking Matt Damon.
Superstar DJ finally turns up the heat.
The Sundance winner is an eerie peak into an uncertain future.
The project will see the star reunite with Warrior director Gavin O'Connor.
The film about the Lord Of The Rings writer has been in development since 2013.
The new Bill by Fianna Fáil seeks to extend extra support to local broadcasting by providing additional funding for programming with a local or regional focus.
Directed by the man who wrote 'School of Rock'.
Achtung! It's a new baby for the U2 bassist.
It would be the actor's fifth time filling the shoes of 007.
The British MC will also be playing The Limelight in Belfast.
Glass isn't set for release until 2019
The new film is based on the hugely successful debut novel of the same name by Ernest Kline.
The 'September Song' Singer is Ireland bound.
The war epic defied expectations with it's impressive box-office performance.
He also announced he would be making a movie based on Marvel Character Doctor Doom
The film won the directing award for drama at the prestigious festival.
His first date sold out in just one hour.
The art-rockers will be playing Dublin's vicar street on October 4 and 5
While not a trailer, its the first look at the follow-up to 2013 original
The festival inspired by the filmmaker's works will take place next month.
Matthew Vaughn's follow-up to the 2014 action comedy looks as hyper-stylized and offbeat as ever.
An author claims he came up with the story about hazing in college fraternities
It's based on a harrowing true story.
It's the director's first film since 2015's Crimson Peak
Based on the best-selling novel by crime writer Jo Nesbo.
The Annual Music Showcase and Conference will announce its line-up of live acts next month.
The film centres around the controversial genesis of the iconic comic book character.
Music Generation says that proceeds from the tour has allowed them enter a second stage of expansion.
It stars The Crown's Claire Foy and Juno Temple
It's will be his third consecutive film made with Paramount.
The recent windfall from the sale of part of their Donnybrook campus doesn’t look quite as big when set against the substantial losses incurred, in what was a very big year for the national broadcaster.
The film won the audience award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival .
Featuring members of Franz Ferdinand and Band of Horses, the band will be touring their debut album Volume 1
The rising star was also recently seen in Alien:Covenant
They will be co-headline shows with special guest Charlie Worhsam.
The R'n'B singer had been accused of holding women against their will.
Director Brad Bird will be returning at the helm.
Ryan Gosling faces off against a muscle bound Dave Bautista in the new footage
The platinum selling artist plays a soldier with a song to sing.
Thanos will have a whole new crew this time round.
The Last Jedi is set to hit our theaters this December.
The Dawn of The Dead filmmaker was 77.
It's the fourth single off upcoming album 'Everything Now'
The chameleon actor inhabits yet another role.
It's the second single off of her upcoming album Rainbow.
The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal is also playing a brutish, silent warrior called "The Mute".
A search is already underway for a new director.
Affleck will remain as The Dark Knight, however.
The snippet features some stunning mo-cap work.
The relaxed new track is the third single of his upcoming album Scum F**k Flower Boy
The performance takes place the night before the real thing take the stage at Croke Park.
The drummer first joined the band in 1988.
The new track features the artist's son on vocals.
Psy's global smash had remained in the top spot for over five years.
Both the film and the performance of Harry Styles get a glowing reception so far.
Both the film and the performance of Harry Styles get a glowing reception so far.
Christopher Nolan also admits he's talked to producers about possible involvement.
Matthew McConaughey also goes against type as the Villainous "Man in Black"
Filmmaker Trey Edward Schults also thinks Yeezy will be a big fan of his next project.
It's the second single off of upcoming Raskit.
The eight minute track sounds like it could be for an intense sequence.
The Streaming site bought the rights to the film after it wowed at Sundance.
The 3 part BBC series will also star Harry Potter's Michael Gambon.
Stars like Donnie yen and Jackie Chan appear in the some of the videos.
The up and coming singer/songwriter recently singed with Sufjan Stevens' label.
New reports suggest that the former Smiths frontman was pulled over for speeding in the wrong direction during his tour of Italy.
It seems the subversive filmmaker is a big fan of Irish-born painter Francis Bacon.
It's also set to star fellow Irishman Domhnall Gleeson.
The film is set to star Stranger Things' David Harbour and will shoot later this year.
A successful film editor in her own right, she had worked on a number of the director's films over the years.
The indie film ensemble leads a riotous comedy
The subversive pop artiste will now play in Ireland on October 21 as well.
It's like the whole visceral experience of the film in microcosm.
The secondary school drama will make its premiere on the streaming site on July 20
The director says that if it happens, "Baby has got to a new place"
Sylvester Stallone hinted the soviet boxing giant may appear in the film in an Instagram post.
Kevin Feige revealed that Tom Holland's Spiderman will also help usher in a new era for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The former One-Direction star describes the director as someone who "leads by example"
The hard hitting rock group will be landing on Irish Shores next March.
Kim Deal and co. are coming to Dublin this fall.
The iconic punk star will not be involved, however.
The actor plays the infamously hot-headed tennis legend in a new trailer released right on time for the start of Wimbledon.
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