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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Culture - Yesterday’s News

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Culture - Yesterday’s News

Westlife confirmed for gig in Cork's Páirc Uí Chaoimh next summer

The band will perform in the revamped stadium on Friday 28 August 2020.

The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies aged 75 in Manhattan apartment RIP This post contains videos

The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies aged 75 in Manhattan apartment

The death comes a year after The Cars were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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Culture - Sunday 15 September, 2019

'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'

A unique human rights arts festival run by Smashing Times takes place in Dublin this month.

RTÉ Radio 1 short story award winner: 'Honey Days'

Read the overall winner of this year’s RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Award, in memory of Francis McManus.

'There were a lot of geological arguments': Maeve Higgins and Will Forte on making the Irish supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary

Comedian Maeve Higgins plays a driving instructor who has supernatural powers.

Culture - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Late Late crowd joins in as Christy Dignam sings a stunning version of Waltzing Matilda

Dignam talked about his parents, his teeth and his nerves for the Dubs match on last night’s show.

Culture - Friday 13 September, 2019

A Jurassic World short film was secretly shot in Ireland last winter, and it's set to air this weekend

‘Battle at Big Rock’ will air on US network FX this Sunday.

Culture - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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

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

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

Culture - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists

Many have expressed frustration at the use of planning laws to remove street murals in recent weeks.

Culture - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'I've always been scared of the dark - but I've faced Pennywise, so at least I can battle this monster'

We talk to one of the stars of the new film IT Chapter Two, Chosen Jacobs.

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art

It’s part of a new arts festival taking place in Dublin next week.

Culture - Thursday 5 September, 2019

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 - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Council orders removal of second Subset mural in Dublin

A mural of David Attenborough is the second mural by the artist collective to have fallen foul of the council in recent weeks.

Culture - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Here's what we know about Darklands, the new 'ultra-violent' gangland drama set in Bray On The Box This post contains videos

Here's what we know about Darklands, the new 'ultra-violent' gangland drama set in Bray

The show is written by Cardboard Gangsters writer Mark O’Connor.

Culture - Thursday 29 August, 2019

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 28 August, 2019

Thriller from Derry Girls' creator and a gangland show set in Bray all in Virgin Media's new schedule

Love Island, Gogglebox Ireland and a new sports show are also on the bill.

Culture - Thursday 22 August, 2019

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020

Tickets for the 2020 edition of the Waterford festival will go on sale next week.

The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast have analysed data from over 800 years.

Culture - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats

Around 15 people were involved in the overnight attack in Paris.

Keanu Reeves is returning for another go in The Matrix

Lana Wachowski will return to write, direct and produce the project.

Culture - Sunday 18 August, 2019

The Irish For: How a familiar tale can help young bookworms become bilingual

Translating well-known books to Irish could be the best way to get pre-teen bookworms learning Irish.

Culture - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Peter Fonda, star of classic Easy Rider, dies aged 79

“Easy Rider depicted the rise of hippie culture, condemned the establishment, and celebrated freedom. Peter Fonda embodied those values.”

Culture - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Facing numerous sexual harassment allegations, Placido Domingo says he believes 'all interactions were consensual'

The famed opera singer has seen a number of venues cancel his shows.

Culture - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist

An exhibition on her fascinating work is in Ireland for the first time.

Culture - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

Culture - Thursday 8 August, 2019

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

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

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

Culture - Sunday 4 August, 2019

This 'massively ambitious' 200ft sculpture could welcome visitors to Waterford

This bronze-coloured steel beast could be watching over Waterford by 2021, if the €22 million in funding is approved.

Alice Kyteler: The Kilkenny 'witch' condemned for sorcery

Author Niamh Boyce spoke to us about her new book on the story.

Culture - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Culture - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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

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

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

'They are really inspiring - they don't let the fact they are living in that situation hold them back'

We spoke to volunteers who run dance classes for teens in Direct Provision, DJ Stevie Grainger and dancer Andrea Williams.

Radio wars: Ivan Yates smiling in the Hard Shoulder as ditched Today FM presenter wins listeners

RTÉ’s dominance of the top 20 shows is broken only by Ivan Yates.

Culture - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Over 650,000 viewers in Ireland have watched last night's Love Island finale

Limerick man Greg O’Shea won Love Island 2019 last night along with Amber Gill.

Culture - Monday 29 July, 2019

Irishman Greg O'Shea wins Love Island with Amber Gill

He has won £25,000 for his romantic efforts.

Irish eyes could be smiling after tonight's Love Island, so here's your guide to the final Fanny Flutters This post contains videos

Irish eyes could be smiling after tonight's Love Island, so here's your guide to the final

Maura Higgins and Greg O’Shea both have a chance of winning.

Culture - Thursday 25 July, 2019

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

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

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

Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize

They join Anna Calvi, Foals and slowthai among the nominees this year.

Culture - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Irish author Kevin Barry longlisted for Booker Prize

Barry is longlisted for his novel Night Boat to Tangier.

Culture - Thursday 18 July, 2019

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

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

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

Heritage Week launches today: Here are highlights from across the country

A medieval warfare reenactment at Tipperary, blacksmiths in Galway, and birdwatching for kids in Kildare.

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