Nacho Libre

Nacho Libre

Nacho Libre dir. by

If you’ve seen the trailers for this film you’ll pretty much know exactly what to expect. Jack Black dancing about in stretchy pants and a Mexican wrestler’s mask. And that is what you get. If you haven’t seen the trailers, well...

King Kong

King Kong dir. by

Forget that Star Wars film, this is the blockbuster film of the year. Its got the special effects, the monsters, the danger, the huge budget, and the director, and although maybe it doesn’t the explosions of a space battle, but the...

I just wish I had a blanket to wrap around him’

I just wish I had a blanket to wrap around him’

The whole country had learned through the heartfelt appeals by Robert’s parents, Mark and Majella, that their son feared the dark and, aware of that, a garda charged with preserving the scene asked Fr O’Donovan to pass on a message to the family if he thought it appropriate.

Fr O’Donovan recalled: “He said, ‘I was one of two gardaí who kept watch with Robert last night . . . I would like the parents to know that Robert wasn’t alone last night – I spoke to him all the time'; and then he concluded, ‘I just wish I had a blanket to wrap around him’.”