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# Arts

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Dingle film fest offers €5,000 prize for Irish language short
The film festival in the heart of Kerry Gaeltacht wants to encourage script-writing ‘as Gaeilge’.
'Undercover Bishop' and major Titanic drama-doc top RTÉ new season
The national broadcaster has released details of new productions expected to air this spring – including €1.5m dramatisation of what happened ‘below deck’ on the Titanic.
Watch: Irish silent films from the early 1900s
As critics hail contemporary silent film The Artist, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at Ireland’s silent films.
Column: Cardinal Rules - On 'pop' culture 2012
The (not) Primate of All Ireland readies himself for a year of cultural gems like Fr Gerry O’Shea’s one-man avant-garde production, ‘I Don’t Know What You’re Talking About, Sure Everything Is Grand’.
Reopened Light House Cinema to be used as Dublin Film Festival venue
New dawn for independent cinema as Irish distribution company take it over – and major film fest to hold screenings there.
VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
Video: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
VIDEO: Three Trailer Thursday
Cinema trip over the holidays? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three upcoming releases to help you decide where to put your money…
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
Irish short film shortlisted for Oscars
Irish Film Board-funded Pentecost was written and directed by Irish actor Peter McDonald and has made it to the final ten for that Academy Award category.
WATCH: Friday at the movies (video)
This week, TheJournal.ie brings you a fun Irish film on the perils of internet dating for your viewing pleasure.
Watch: Three-trailer Thursday (video)
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects
A colourful march of community groups and others took place in the capital today.
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
WATCH: Friday at the movies
This week, TheJournal.ie presents a multi award-winning short film about an elderly couple who find a highly unorthodox way to bring joy, youth and love back into their lives…
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
Titanic TV series to bring €12m to Irish economy
Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan hints that the Irish Film Board might be due to announce other new projects coming to film here as he visits set of major series starring Neve Campbell.
WATCH: Friday at the movies
This week, TheJournal.ie presents a clever short film about robbing chips and family dynamics for your viewing pleasure.
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
WATCH: Friday at the movies
This week TheJournal.ie presents The Ten Steps, an especially spooky short, for your viewing pleasure this Halloween weekend.
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
Watch it: Friday at the movies
This week TheJournal.ie presents The Monk and the Fly, a charming animated short, for your viewing pleasure.
WIN: Tickets to special preview of The Ides of March
Political thriller directed by and starring George Clooney only opens in Irish cinemas late next week – but you can attend a preview screening courtesy of TheJournal.ie…
Seamus Heaney to get lifetime award as Irish Book Awards shortlist released
The Nobel laureate will be honoured at the Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards 2011.
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
Caption comp: There are HOW many days to the election?
This trio of snaps from this morning’s Inclusion Ireland Presidential debate await your clever captions…
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser
James Galway to host black-tie gala concert and dinner at the Lincoln Centre – the first such event on US soil in the NCH’s 30-year history.
WIN: Tickets to see Moscow Ballet perform The Nutcracker
Classic show brought to Ireland for four days this week only by one of the world’s greatest dance companies. Will you be there?
Watch it: Friday at the movies
This week, TheJournal.ie presents Jelly Baby, an unusual take on how to deal with a crying baby, for your viewing pleasure.
In pictures: Dublin Contemporary, Dublin past
Kate Horgan photographed the former UCD buildings on Earlsfort Terrace in 1999 and 2006 – and returned to capture them now as they host the Dublin Contemporary art exhibition.
Watch it: Friday at the movies
This week, TheJournal.ie presents 3-Minute 4-Play, an unusual tale of the battle between the sexes, for your viewing pleasure.
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
WIN: Tickets to the National Concert Hall
Enter our competition to win a pair of passes to American band Pink Martini – their music features on The West Wing, The Sopranos, Mr and Mrs Smith and more…
And the winners are... ABSOLUT Fringe fest 2011 awards
Macnas rounded off 16 days of festival performance on Sunday evening – but who carried away the awards?
Nutshell review: A Lost Opera
Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.
Nutshell review: maKe, i mean
Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.
Nutshell review: When Irish Hearts are Praying
Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.
5 questions for the Fringe: Robbie Kitt
Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.
WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show TONIGHT
TheJournal.ie presents its FINAL competition for tickets to a hot Fringe show.