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Culture - Yesterday’s News


Culture - Monday 19 March, 2018

Ant McPartlin steps aside from presenting duties following arrest for drink-driving

The presenter will return to rehab where he had previously spent a stint last year in an attempt to conquer an addiction to painkillers.

Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite

This year’s Mountains to Sea festival sees authors with strong takes on contemporary issues visiting Dun Laoghaire.

The Young Offenders gives 25-year-old song a huge boost - but band don't expect a windfall

We speak to the band’s drummer Ashley Keating about how they have coped with the many changes in the music industry.


Culture - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'

Poet Colm Keegan’s latest collection is an exploration of self and society.

Culture - Saturday 17 March, 2018

The weird ways random places around the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day

It’s a global celebration, really.

Black Panther passed the $1 billion earnings mark this week

The film remains at the top of the box office in the US and Ireland.

Culture - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Kendrick Lamar, N.E.R.D and Massive Attack have been announced for Electric Picnic 2018 Ep2018

Kendrick Lamar, N.E.R.D and Massive Attack have been announced for Electric Picnic 2018

Dua Lipa, Ben Howard, St Vincent, and Chvrches will also be appearing in Stradbally.

Culture - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Bullseye's Jim Bowen has died aged 80

The much loved TV personality’s death was confirmed by his wife.

Photos: These are the top 10 most filmed locations in Ireland

Locations in Dublin, Wicklow and Offaly made the top 10.

'Ireland, 12 points': Why some Eurovision countries consistently struggle to bag the high scores

Forget about the music, this is all about relationships.

Culture - Monday 12 March, 2018

Legendary British comic Ken Dodd dies aged 90 RIP

Legendary British comic Ken Dodd dies aged 90

Dodd passed away days after leaving hospital, his publicist said.

Culture - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Japanese car companies come together to build hydrogen stations

Japan has focused on promoting fuel-cells, which combine hydrogen and oxygen in an electrochemical reaction.

Culture - Friday 9 March, 2018

The creator of The Sopranos is working on a prequel movie

The working title is The Many Saints of Newark and it will be set in the 1960s.

Culture - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar released

A judge said he is not a threat to the community.

Culture - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Poll: In a united Ireland, would it be appropriate to change the Irish national flag? Your Say This post contains a poll

Culture - Monday 5 March, 2018

Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech

She won the Best Actress award for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

From The Daily Edge No luck for Saoirse, but here's the complete list of 2018 Academy Award winners Winners

No luck for Saoirse, but here's the complete list of 2018 Academy Award winners

The Shape of Water nabbed Best Picture.

Culture - Sunday 4 March, 2018

'It's a compelling story about women': A look at the Oscar-nominated animation made in Kilkenny

Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon’s The Breadwinner is nominated for an award at tonight’s Oscars.

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish film?

How much do you know?

MASH actor David Ogden Stiers dies aged 75 RIP

MASH actor David Ogden Stiers dies aged 75

Ogden Stiers played the aristocratic Major Charles Winchester III on the much-loved 70s sitcom.

Can Saoirse take her first Oscar? Here's everything you need to know before tonight's show

What to look out for, where to watch and what’s the 2018 controversy…

Culture - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'It was hellish': How Paul Howard's Anglo nightmare led to a musical about Coppers

We spoke to the Ross O’Carroll Kelly author about what inspired him to create the musical.

Culture - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Here's what to watch while you're stuck indoors tonight

Snowy movies ahoy.

Quiz: Which sports autobiographies started with these first lines?

It’s World Book Day… and we’re snowed in.

Culture - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Game of Thrones star named as Grand Marshal of Dublin's St Patrick's Day Parade

Liam Cunningham is a Dubliner and says he is “honoured” to be chosen.

Culture - Monday 26 February, 2018

Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling to be made into film

Just a small-town girl living in a notions world.

Culture - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Anarchic writing sessions and battles with RTÉ: Dermot Morgan's collaborators remember the comedy icon

20 years on from his untimely death, we sat down with Barry Devlin and Morgan’s Scrap Saturday co-creator Gerry Stembridge.

Culture - Saturday 24 February, 2018

A film about the Irish famine premiered this week and the reviews are... mixed

Lance Daly’s film has been described as a “beautifully performed Irish Western” and a “cliché-choked thriller”.

This restaurant in London is the inspiration for a new plan in Galway city

The idea is modelled on a similar idea on London’s South Bank.

Culture - Thursday 22 February, 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.

Culture - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language

The issue has been at the centre of the dispute at Stormont.

Culture - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Long-delayed state-of-the-art €8 million cinema in Galway to finally open its doors this week

The cinema will feature three screens, a bar and café.

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

Culture - Monday 19 February, 2018

Three billboards erected outside small Galway village in honour of Martin McDonagh

McDonagh’s father grew up in Lettermullan in the Gaeltacht region of Galway.

The iconic Waltons music shop on Dublin's George's Street has closed down

The retail business will now operate exclusively from its Blanchardstown branch.

Five Baftas for Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards'

The drama scooped best film, while Saoirse Ronan lost out to Frances McDormand in the best actress category.

Culture - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director

A special screening of his most famous film will take place as part of this year’s St Patrick’s Festival.

'I was in mortgage arrears - so I sold my possessions and became a reluctant landlord'

Veronica Dyas explores her experience, and the situation with housing in Ireland, in her latest play.

Culture - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin Year Of The Dog This post contains videos

Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin

Chinese New Year Celebrations will continue on until 4 March and see events taking place across Ireland.