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Culture - Yesterday’s News

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Culture - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'What a rush': Getting front and centre at the most dangerous sport event on Earth

Irish photographer Donal Moloney was the only non-Italian this year to capture the drama of the ancient Calcio Storico, ‘a mixture of soccer, rugby and attempted murder’.

Why the film Crazy Rich Asians could be a gamechanger for Hollywood

It’s the first Hollywood movie in a quarter of a century to feature an majority-Asian cast — a feat not matched since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.

Culture - Friday 17 August, 2018

A French chef with 21 Michelin stars is battling his eviction from the Eiffel Tower

Alain Ducasse has run the restaurant in the tower for a decade.

Culture - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

hat’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Here's what to expect from the new RTÉ autumn season

Some new and old shows will be on your screens.

Culture - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

'I needed to end my fast-fashion fix and get a grip. Here's how I did it'

Actress Aoibhéann McCann writes about her passion to avoid ‘fast fashion’ at all costs – and how it’s affecting our environment catastrophically as one of the biggest global polluters.

Culture - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Cork, Dublin and Galway voted friendliest cities in the world

That’s according to Condé Nast Traveler’s annual reader survey.

Culture - Monday 13 August, 2018

Hozier to play three charity gigs in Dublin next month

Three charities will benefit.

Aretha Franklin 'gravely ill', says US reporter and family friend

Franklin, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2010, last performed in November 2017.

Culture - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about Madonna?

She turns 60 on Thursday.

Culture - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Quiz: Can you finish these Irish lyrics?

Test yourself.

Culture - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

The Academy is to create an Oscar award for 'popular' films

It’s unclear whether the category will be in place for next year’s ceremony.

Culture - Monday 6 August, 2018

Robert Redford is to retire from acting aged 81

His upcoming movie, The Old Man & The Gun, will be his last time in front of the camera as an actor.

The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am' Music Makers This post contains videos

The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am'

The scene on Dublin’s premium busking street can be competitive, one performer said.

Brendan O'Connor to host new audience-free RTÉ series with 'no gimmicks, bells or whistles'

The three-part series will start airing on Friday 17 August.

Culture - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Patrick Stewart to reprise Star Trek role as Jean-Luc Picard in new CBS series

The new series is to centre on Picard’s life post Star Trek: Next Generation.

Culture - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next? Ancient Ireland This post contains videos

Archaeological discoveries are being made by the dozen this summer - but what happens next?

The dry weather has revealed previously undiscovered site around the county.

Tributes paid after death of renowned Donegal fiddler Tommy Peoples RIP

Tributes paid after death of renowned Donegal fiddler Tommy Peoples

He was born in St Johnston and played with the Bothy Band, as well as with other musicians.

JJ Abrams "sincerely sorry" that Evangeline Lilly felt uncomfortable about Lost nude scenes

Lilly described feeling uncomfortable over scenes in two seasons of the show.

Culture - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Jameson's makers want to open a VIP-only hideout in inner-city Dublin

The Capel Street pad will also include a private bedroom for celebrities invited to stay overnight.

Culture - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Poll: Would you visit the U2 centre? Achtung Building This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you visit the U2 centre?

Planning permission has been submitted for the attraction on Hanover Quay.

It’s the last weekend in July - here’s what’s happening.

From the Bray and Foynes airshows to the Hotter than July Festival in Dublin.

Culture - Friday 27 July, 2018

There's talk of Kelsey Grammer putting a Frasier reboot together

The new show could be based in a different city.

From The Daily Edge A hurler wearing a GAA jersey features in the latest issue of Vogue Paris Lovely Hurling

Culture - Thursday 26 July, 2018

This is what Dublin's new U2 visitor centre would look like

The four storey building will include a reconstruction of the band’s original studio and various themed exhibit areas.

Culture - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose

The 25-year-old singer has struggled with addiction problems in the past.

Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize

Sally Rooney, Donal Ryan and Anna Burns will all compete for the award.

Culture - Monday 23 July, 2018

Art dealer buys storage locker full of 'junk', finds six priceless paintings

David Killen says the priceless find ‘is not about the money – I want some publicity for my auction house’.

Culture - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing

There was even more drama to come – and his story is told in a new film out this weekend.

Culture - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Independent Irish comic book store named among top 5 in the world

Big Bang Comics, Dundrum, have been shortlisted for an Eisner Award for the second time.

Culture - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Concert for Pope to feature Riverdance, Daniel O'Donnell and 'one of the largest stages ever' in Croke Park Big Show This post contains videos

Culture - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Sligo honours WB and Jack Yeats with a unique arts festival

Sligo honours WB and Jack Yeats with a unique arts festival

The event will include walks, art, literature and talks.

Culture - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

Johansson previously came under fire for playing an originally Asian character.

Culture - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'

After over 35 years in the business, Irish rock band Aslan are still going strong.

Culture - Monday 9 July, 2018

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies

The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.

Culture - Sunday 8 July, 2018

This epic novel explores Ireland's history during a century of hurt and shame

The novel, by Emer Martin, explores the fate of one Irish family.

After decades under wraps in Dublin these 300-year-old scrolls are finally on display Chester Beatty This post contains videos

After decades under wraps in Dublin these 300-year-old scrolls are finally on display

They tell the story of real-life Japanese warrior Tawara Tōda and the many tall tales that accompanied his legend.

Irish crime writer's London terror novel optioned for major UK TV series

One of the author’s previous books is being made into a film, while another is also due to be a TV show.

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