A Black caper-comedy stoner flick

He was hospitalised, robbed and teargassed, but Shimmy Marcus was making his film if it killed him. Colin Murphy talks to the director of the newest Irish feature film, Headrush

John B's last interview

On the morning of Saturday, 1 June 1998, Vincent Browne interviewed playwright John B Keane in a room overlooking the square in his native Listowel for the radio programme Tonight with Vincent Browne. It was the last interview he gave before his death in 2002. This is an edited transcript of that interview

Miriam and the wooing of Charlie

She spent years wooing Charles Haughey to get his support for her television series about him, but can she make the transition from current affairs to chat show? John Byrne profiles Miriam O'Callaghan.


Fergus Finlay: Political junkie

Regarded as the best political strategist the Labour party has ever had and the brains behind Dick Spring's leadership, Fergus Finlay is finally bowing out. Fergal Keane wonders how he will he cope without the buzz of the political game.


Bruce: back on the loose

Derided by musical snobs, misguided in lending support to John Kerry's Presidential campaign, Bruce Springsteen remains one the great chroniclers of American life. And he's on tour again. By Harry Browne.