Austin Butler beat Colin Farrell to the best actor gong for his role as the king of rock ‘n’ roll in Baz Luhrmann’s flick Elvis. Kerry Condon, from Tipperary, and Barry Keoghan, from Dublin, took the prizes for best supporting actress and best supporting actor respectively. McDonagh lost out on best film and best director to All Quiet on the Western Front and its director, Edward Berger. The Dublin-born actor, who grew up in foster care, also dedicated the award to children from the area he comes from – north inner city Dublin. (Image: Getty Images for BAFTA)Kerry Condon's speechCondon (40) said winning the best supporting actress award was “really surreal”.
Tempers flared between Liverpool captain Henderson and Arsenal defender Gabriel before Granit Xhaka and several other players became involved. (Image: Robin Jones/Getty Images)What Henderson said to GabrielHenderson's version of the incident which sparked the altercation has now been revealed. According to the Daily Mail's Martin Samuel, Henderson apparently told the investigation that he had called Gabriel a 'f**king idiot'. However, the Arsenal defender thought he had heard something very different in Portuguese. "The FA had little option but to drop any case against Jordan Henderson for what passed between him and Arsenal defender Gabriel," Samuel wrote.5 months ago Buzz.ie
Stay on top of the latest issues at home and abroad by signing up to our FREE daily newsletterA 24-year-old Irish man has died in the US after he was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train last week. "It is with sadness we learn of the death of past pupil, Anthony Mulhearn," they said. Mulhearn's friend Martina Collender also paid tribute to the young Irish man in a post in Facebook. "I was deeply saddened and troubled hear of the untimely death of Anthony Mulhearn at the young age of 24," she said. Mulhearn played for Mullinavat GAA in his youth and the club have paid tribute to the young man and offered their condolences to his family.3 months ago Buzz.ie
The British royal family and their PR team been sent into yet another tailspin as Prince Harry gears up for the release of his no-holds-barred autobiography Spare next week. New revelationsHarry's new book comes hot on the heels of recent Netflix docuseries Harry & Meghan, but all the signs suggest that it will include far more intimate and personal details about the royal family than the six-part series did. During a second clip from the forthcoming ITV interview, the 38-year-old royal is asked about mentions of "marijuana, magic mushrooms [and] cocaine" in the book, which are sure to "surprise some people". The ITV interview is set to air on ITV1 and ITVX at 9pm on Sunday, 8 January. READ NEXT - The Apprentice: Kildare contestant is first to exit as fans criticise decisionREAD NEXT - RTE announces line-up for first Late Late Show of the yearREAD NEXT - Everything you need to know as start date for Love Island 2023 officially confirmed2 months ago Buzz.ie
Stay on top of the latest issues at home and abroad by signing up to our FREE daily newsletterWell-known broadcaster Ronan Collins has apologised on air for playing a version of Fairytale of New York without "the original words in it" during his second last RTE show this week. In a nutshellDuring Collins' penultimate RTE Radio 1 show he explained to listeners that he should have listened to the version that he played in advance, adding that he wanted to "apologise for playing" the radio-edited version as it did not have "the original words in it." "And I've never, ever played that version before, and I should have listened in advance because I always play the original. The slur occurs two minutes and 25 seconds into the track and is sung by MacColl. During a fictitious argument between the two lovers portrayed in the song, the words "you cheap, lousy fa**ot" are sung as an insult.3 months ago Buzz.ie
Stay on top of the latest issues at home and abroad by signing up to our FREE daily newsletterAn astronomer was locked out of her Twitter account for "intimate content" after sharing a short video of a meteor in the sky on the micro-blogging platform. In a nutshellIn August, Oxfordshire native Mary McIntyre posted a short six-second animated clip on her Twitter account. The innocent clip of a meteor in the night sky however prompted a message from Twitter's content moderation team, explaining that she had broken the rules of the site, BBC reports. After 3 months of being blocked due to my Perseid meteor video being flagged as intimate media, I wasn't able to get my account back unless I admitted to breaking the rule. Tech commentator Kate Bevan told the BBC that the flagging of the post as intimate content is an example of the limitations AI moderation tools use for social media platforms.4 months ago Buzz.ie
Stay on top of the latest issues at home and abroad by signing up to our FREE daily newsletterThe body of a man who may have lay dead in a derelict house in North Cork for more than 20 years has now been identified. The single storey terraced property had been derelict and boarded up for a number of years. He moved back to Ireland and settled in Mallow in the early 1990s, purchasing the small townhouse on Beecher Street. The alarm was raised by Cork County Council staff after they found skeletal remains in a bed while clearing out the derelict Beecher Street bungalow. Council workers who discovered the body on Friday found food items in the fridge dating from 2001, indicating that the man may be dead for more than 20 years.2 months ago Buzz.ie
Something went wrong, please try again later. Invalid email Something went wrong, please try again later. Stay on top of the latest issues at home and abroad by signing up to our FREE daily newsletter508 first-time buyers have been approved for support as part of the First Home Scheme under the government's Housing For All strategy. In a nutshellThe €400 million scheme, set up to make it easier for first-time buyers to afford a new build home, was initially announced in July. Through the scheme, applicants also received an average of €79,000 in support.5 months ago Buzz.ie