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Evening longread: The genius of Joni
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Evening longread: The genius of Joni

18 hours ago 14,972 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 20 June, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The serial killer and the dogged detective

Sun 9:00 AM 17,314 Views 4 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Friday 18 June, 2021

Your evening longread: The joys of Raiders of the Lost Ark, 40 years on
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The joys of Raiders of the Lost Ark, 40 years on

Fri 8:30 PM 11,993 Views 11 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Thursday 17 June, 2021

Your evening longread: The Amazon that customers don't see
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The Amazon that customers don't see

Thu 8:30 PM 21,298 Views 7 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Thu 8:00 PM 14,071 Views 5 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: What's all this about a Brexit sausage war?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's all this about a Brexit sausage war?

Thu 6:00 PM 3,401 Views 3 Comments

Yes, a Brexit sausage row. Let us break it down for you with the help of Gráinne Ní Aodha and Dominic McGrath of BBC Radio Foyle.

'This is happening in plain sight': Telling the story of trafficked people working in Irish growhouses
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

'This is happening in plain sight': Telling the story of trafficked people working in Irish growhouses

Thu 7:00 AM 26,173 Views 18 Comments

A new artwork is based on the stories of people affected.

Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Making Airbnb nightmares go away
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Making Airbnb nightmares go away

Wed 8:30 PM 17,942 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of Planet Hollywood
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of Planet Hollywood

Jun 15th 2021, 8:30 PM 19,074 Views 3 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Monday 14 June, 2021

Your evening longread: How Marbella became a magnet for gangsters
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How Marbella became a magnet for gangsters

Jun 14th 2021, 8:30 PM 27,420 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 13 June, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: The circus family that went on the run
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The circus family that went on the run

Jun 13th 2021, 9:00 AM 17,631 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Saturday 12 June, 2021

Dream Horse: 'It was like looking in a mirror seeing Toni Collette play me - it was really, really strange'
# Feelgood Film
# Feelgood Film

Dream Horse: 'It was like looking in a mirror seeing Toni Collette play me - it was really, really strange'

Jun 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 29,538 Views 7 Comments

We chat to Jan and Brian Vokes, the real-life couple behind the film Dream Horse.

Friday 11 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Ed Miliband on why he wishes he had been bolder
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Ed Miliband on why he wishes he had been bolder

Jun 11th 2021, 8:30 PM 7,856 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

The Explainer: What's next for the Mother and Baby Home Commission?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's next for the Mother and Baby Home Commission?

Jun 11th 2021, 6:00 PM 2,845 Views 3 Comments

Catriona Crowe and Órla Ryan join us on this week’s podcast.

Thursday 10 June, 2021

'A symbolic moment for the Irish music industry' as James Vincent McMorrow plays pilot live gig
# Pilot Event
# Pilot Event

'A symbolic moment for the Irish music industry' as James Vincent McMorrow plays pilot live gig

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 11:30 PM 49,968 Views 51 Comments

The special guest was Sorcha Richardson. Here’s our report from the Iveagh Gardens.

Your evening longread: Bo Burnham's age of anxiety
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Bo Burnham's age of anxiety

Jun 10th 2021, 9:40 PM 16,784 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 14,512 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Returning the masterpieces Napoleon stole
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Returning the masterpieces Napoleon stole

Jun 9th 2021, 8:30 PM 9,144 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Your evening longread: The murder scandalising Brazil's evangelical church
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The murder scandalising Brazil's evangelical church

Jun 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 15,186 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 6 June, 2021

The Irish Read: A short story from Philip Ó Ceallaigh's new collection, Trouble
# Short Story
# Short Story

The Irish Read: A short story from Philip Ó Ceallaigh's new collection, Trouble

Jun 6th 2021, 10:00 AM 6,208 Views 1 Comment

Enjoy a section from a new work by an Irish author this Sunday morning.

Sitdown Sunday: The Kardashian family's unexpected billion-dollar empire
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The Kardashian family's unexpected billion-dollar empire

Jun 6th 2021, 9:00 AM 35,994 Views 7 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Saturday 5 June, 2021

House of Cards' Robin Wright on how grief and loss informed her latest film
# Land
# Land

House of Cards' Robin Wright on how grief and loss informed her latest film

Jun 5th 2021, 9:30 AM 31,523 Views 6 Comments

Wright directed the feature, Land, which is in cinemas on Monday.

Friday 4 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Surviving the crackdown in Xinjiang
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Surviving the crackdown in Xinjiang

Jun 4th 2021, 8:30 PM 6,302 Views 8 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,342 Views 14 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: Who are the Uighurs and what is going on in China?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Who are the Uighurs and what is going on in China?

Jun 4th 2021, 6:00 PM 5,699 Views 1 Comment

This week, we take a look at the Uighur population and how China is accused of carrying out human rights abuses against them.

Thursday 3 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Kate Winslet on Mare of Easttown
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Kate Winslet on Mare of Easttown

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:30 PM 20,757 Views 10 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Sarah Perry on writing under the influence of drugs
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Sarah Perry on writing under the influence of drugs

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:30 PM 11,146 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Your evening longread: From 'GPO girl' to being sentenced for child theft
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: From 'GPO girl' to being sentenced for child theft

Jun 1st 2021, 8:30 PM 47,881 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 23 May, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: The mystery of the 'Somerton man'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The mystery of the 'Somerton man'

May 23rd 2021, 9:00 AM 18,238 Views 2 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Friday 21 May, 2021

The Explainer: What is the impact of the HSE cyberattack?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is the impact of the HSE cyberattack?

May 21st 2021, 11:29 AM 7,569 Views 3 Comments

We speak to a cybersecurity expert to find out more.

Thursday 20 May, 2021

Your evening longread: The Aboriginal boy teaching Australia a lesson
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The Aboriginal boy teaching Australia a lesson

May 20th 2021, 8:30 PM 17,618 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

May 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 24,790 Views 28 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Your evening longread: Sinéad O'Connor looks back at her life and career
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Sinéad O'Connor looks back at her life and career

May 19th 2021, 8:30 PM 37,047 Views 32 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Your evening longread: Japan and its 'Olympics problem'
# Your Evening Longread
# Your Evening Longread

Your evening longread: Japan and its 'Olympics problem'

May 18th 2021, 8:30 PM 7,980 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Monday 17 May, 2021

Your evening longread: Shaun Ryder on Covid, alopecia and his former drug use
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Shaun Ryder on Covid, alopecia and his former drug use

May 17th 2021, 8:30 PM 20,105 Views 3 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 16 May, 2021

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'
# Seven Necessary Sins
# Seven Necessary Sins

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'

May 16th 2021, 3:00 PM 23,394 Views 29 Comments

We speak to the author about her new book, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, which is published by Tramp Press.

The Irish Read: A short story from Adrian Duncan's new collection
# Short Story
# Short Story

The Irish Read: A short story from Adrian Duncan's new collection

May 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 8,591 Views 1 Comment

Enjoy a section from a new work by an Irish author this Sunday morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?

May 16th 2021, 9:00 AM 24,856 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories
# My Housing Story
# My Housing Story

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories

May 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 73,718 Views 85 Comments

In a follow-up to our Irish housing stories, here’s what it’s like living in a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.

Friday 14 May, 2021

Your evening longread: How subscriptions took over our lives
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How subscriptions took over our lives

May 14th 2021, 8:30 PM 9,585 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

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