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Video: 'At the time, there were few plays that expressed what I was thinking'
Steve Berkoff is recognisable to many as Victor Maitland from Beverly Hills Cop, or Colonel Podovsky in Rambo – but there’s much more to this writer and actor.
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Column: Irish art and culture is being failed by lazy, inept leadership
Our Arts minister is unable to represent his department with any real knowledge, and is therefore failing to exploit what could be a multi-billion euro industry, writes Eoin Lynch.
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Column: Funding to the Arts can’t be stretched any further
The direct impact of the arts on the Irish economy is a good one. So surely an intelligent economic strategy would support this area, rather than starve it? writes Eoin Lynch.
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Column: The 'Facebook phone' is here – what does that mean for consumers?
The Facebook HTC First is a fresh move by the social network giant in its quest to become a ‘mobile first’ company, writes Eoin Lynch.
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Column: The 'Facebook phone' is here – what does that mean for consumers?
The Facebook HTC First is a fresh move by the social network giant in its quest to become a ‘mobile first’ company, writes Eoin Lynch.
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Column: Medical cards are a hot issue – but the Government shouldn’t shy away
Means-testing medical cards for the elderly got a previous government in trouble – but that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea, writes Eoin Lynch.
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Column: Here's why cyclists need to change - as do motorists
The way we view each other with mutual suspicion is often down to cramped roads, crap cycle lanes and a lack of intersection between how motorists and cyclists use the road.
# oil grab
Why we should be concerned about oil drilling in the Arctic
A land grab for oil and gas reserves is happening in the Arctic states – but the scenario of an oil leak there could be catastrophic for everyone.
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Read Me: Why Facebook is at a very tricky stage
The Data Protection Commissioner here is finalising a report on the social media giant, writes Eoin Lynch, and the findings will be closely watched by the tech-business world…
# abdulhadi
Formula 1 urged to "voice some concern" for hunger striker Abdulhadi
Abdulhadi Al Khawaja is entering his 61st day of hunger strike. Eoin Lynch tells us his story and why people are calling on those involved with Formula 1 to speak out about Abdulhadi’s imprisonment.
# Explainer
The story behind the giant banner on St Stephen's Green
You may have seen the picture of Abdulhadi Al Khawaja – but do you know why a three-storey-high banner of him is hanging from a building in the centre of Dublin?
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Column: Dolphin's Barn residents dreading a damp Christmas
Authorities have broken up the Dolphin House community – but stalled regeneration of their homes and left them subsisting in horrible living conditions, write Eoin Lynch.