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Nialler9: 'We need a live events roadmap now - our futures and livelihoods depend on it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Nialler9: 'We need a live events roadmap now - our futures and livelihoods depend on it'

Tue 11:36 AM 12,963 Views 20 Comments

DJ and music writer Niall Byrne (Nialler9) says a roadmap for live music is badly needed – to give people work, and hope.

Culture - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Dublin City Council is using compulsory purchase orders to buy buildings to expand Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Dublin City Council is using compulsory purchase orders to buy buildings to expand Abbey Theatre

Jul 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 27,611 Views 25 Comments

Plans to expand the theatre were first unveiled in 2017.

Culture - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Woman arrested as French police investigate Tour de France crash
# Crash
# Crash

Woman arrested as French police investigate Tour de France crash

Jun 30th 2021, 4:17 PM 36,980 Views 16 Comments

Live television images showed the woman holding a sign, standing on the side of the road in the path of the peloton.

Netflix won't delete Ian Bailey interviews from Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary
# Ian Bailey
# Ian Bailey

Netflix won't delete Ian Bailey interviews from Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary

Jun 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 101,078 Views 0 Comments

The latest documentary, Sophie: A Murder in West Cork, will be available from today on Netflix.

Culture - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19
# Hugh Lane
# Hugh Lane

'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19

Jun 29th 2021, 9:49 PM 15,638 Views 11 Comments

The mural was created by renowned street artist Asbestos.

Culture - Thursday 17 June, 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 14,156 Views 5 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 14 June, 2021

Ned Beatty, star of Deliverance and Superman, dies aged 83
# Ned Beatty
# Ned Beatty

Ned Beatty, star of Deliverance and Superman, dies aged 83

Jun 14th 2021, 11:37 AM 17,859 Views 9 Comments

Beatty received only one Oscar nomination, as supporting actor for his role as corporate executive Arthur Jensen in 1976′s Network.

Culture - Friday 11 June, 2021

Opinion: Basic income for Ireland's artists? It's about time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Basic income for Ireland's artists? It's about time

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 2:29 PM 10,942 Views 24 Comments

Arts programmer Naoise Nunn looks at why it’s important the arts are funded – and valued.

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'
# China
# China

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,336 Views 19 Comments

The 160-page report by Amnesty International uses the testimony of former detainees to document the abuses.

Culture - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up
# Music
# Music

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up

Jun 10th 2021, 3:48 PM 45,347 Views 48 Comments

Pamela Joyce is to present a new evening show at the station.

Culture - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Christy Moore to headline indoor pilot gig in Killarney
# Give Me Moore
# Give Me Moore

Christy Moore to headline indoor pilot gig in Killarney

Jun 9th 2021, 4:28 PM 15,299 Views 29 Comments

Tickets, which cost €39.50 each and are sold in a bundle of six, go on sale tomorrow.

Culture - 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 31,628 Views 6 Comments

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

Culture - Saturday 29 May, 2021

'Women would disappear and no one said anything': Breaking the silence on mother and baby homes
# Concert
# Concert

'Women would disappear and no one said anything': Breaking the silence on mother and baby homes

May 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 17,288 Views 25 Comments

Survivors, adoptees and Christy Moore will perform in an event at the National Concert Hall tonight.

Culture - Thursday 27 May, 2021

The Friends reunion airs today - here's what you need to know
# Pivottttttttt
# Pivottttttttt

The Friends reunion airs today - here's what you need to know

Updated May 27th 2021, 10:05 AM 54,223 Views 44 Comments

Could fans *be* any more excited?

The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle dies aged 91
# Eric Carle
# Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle dies aged 91

May 27th 2021, 7:01 AM 9,062 Views 4 Comments

The children’s book, published in 1969, sold around 40 million copies.

Culture - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Poll: Would you attend a test live event in June?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you attend a test live event in June?

May 25th 2021, 9:59 AM 39,892 Views 42 Comments

Concerts, comedy and theatre might start a phased return next month.

Culture - Monday 24 May, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know Bob Dylan?
# Dylan At 80
# Dylan At 80

Quiz: How well do you know Bob Dylan?

May 24th 2021, 10:00 PM 32,731 Views 27 Comments

The singer-songwriter is celebrating a milestone birthday today.

'Bob, a chara' — President Michael D Higgins sings Dylan's praises as the songwriter turns 80
# Forever Young
# Forever Young

'Bob, a chara' — President Michael D Higgins sings Dylan's praises as the songwriter turns 80

May 24th 2021, 12:28 PM 12,915 Views 9 Comments

The Rolling Stones and Sinead O’Connor have also paid tribute.

Culture - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

The Remote: Ireland faces 'blasphemous' entry El Diablo in tonight's Eurovision semi-final
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Ireland faces 'blasphemous' entry El Diablo in tonight's Eurovision semi-final

May 18th 2021, 11:55 AM 35,745 Views 15 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Culture - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres announces she is ending her TV show
# Calling It Quits
# Calling It Quits

US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres announces she is ending her TV show

May 12th 2021, 6:17 PM 50,336 Views 33 Comments

The veteran broadcaster said her decision was nothing to do with allegations of a toxic workplace environment on her show.

Culture - Monday 26 April, 2021

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Apr 26th 2021, 6:30 PM 21,507 Views 14 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon

Apr 26th 2021, 7:07 AM 35,672 Views 19 Comments
  • Chloe Zhao becomes first woman of colour to win Best Director
  • Anthony Hopkins, Frances McDormand, Daniel Kaluuya and Youn Yuh-jung pick up actor awards
  • Irish studio beaten to animated feature award by Pixar

Culture - Thursday 22 April, 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Apr 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 26,005 Views 27 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Friday 16 April, 2021

Sofa Watch: The Gleesons don't let Seth Meyers off the hook for mispronouncing their names
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Gleesons don't let Seth Meyers off the hook for mispronouncing their names

Apr 16th 2021, 6:30 PM 40,045 Views 12 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Culture - Thursday 15 April, 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Apr 15th 2021, 8:00 PM 15,396 Views 23 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 5 April, 2021

President leads tributes to 'captivating' soprano Veronica Dunne who has died aged 93
# Music
# Music

President leads tributes to 'captivating' soprano Veronica Dunne who has died aged 93

Apr 5th 2021, 7:48 PM 24,622 Views 9 Comments

Dr Dunne also trained some of Ireland’s best known classical singers.

Culture - Sunday 4 April, 2021

US rapper DMX in hospital and on life-support after suffering heart attack
# New York
# New York

US rapper DMX in hospital and on life-support after suffering heart attack

Apr 4th 2021, 12:28 PM 40,758 Views 30 Comments

DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, had hits throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Culture - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Oscars ceremony to have 'central hubs' in other countries as it loosens requirement to attend in person
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Oscars ceremony to have 'central hubs' in other countries as it loosens requirement to attend in person

Mar 31st 2021, 7:52 AM 9,158 Views 6 Comments

Under the previous plans, all nominees would have been required to travel to California despite travel restrictions and Covid-19 risk.

Culture - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision
# Minsk
# Minsk

Belarus barred from taking part in this year's Eurovision

Mar 27th 2021, 4:00 PM 36,231 Views 26 Comments

The EBU rejected both songs the country put forward.

Culture - Friday 26 March, 2021

Sofa Watch: Jedward's quiffs face hair-raising end on tonight's Late Late
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Jedward's quiffs face hair-raising end on tonight's Late Late

Mar 26th 2021, 6:39 PM 27,295 Views 40 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Culture - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Minister Martin: We can protect our artists by covering their basic living costs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Minister Martin: We can protect our artists by covering their basic living costs

Mar 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 38,935 Views 57 Comments

The creative sector was badly hit by the pandemic and has most to benefit from a Universal Basic Income pilot, write the Arts Minister.

Culture - Friday 19 March, 2021

Twitter survey launched to develop platform rules for world leaders
# Twitter
# Twitter

Twitter survey launched to develop platform rules for world leaders

Mar 19th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,574 Views 14 Comments

The announcement was made by the Twitter Safety Team in a blog post.

Culture - Thursday 18 March, 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Mar 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,017 Views 24 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 15 March, 2021

Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees
# Nominees
# Nominees

Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees

Mar 15th 2021, 12:54 PM 18,998 Views 6 Comments

This year’s awards will take place on 25 April.

Beyoncé makes history at the Grammys as Irish rockers Fontaines D.C. miss out
# Put A Gong On It
# Put A Gong On It

Beyoncé makes history at the Grammys as Irish rockers Fontaines D.C. miss out

Mar 15th 2021, 8:36 AM 27,913 Views 31 Comments

Beyoncé now holds more Grammys than any other female artist.

Culture - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Judas and the Black Messiah: The story of the FBI informant who infiltrated the Black Panther Party
# Film
# Film

Judas and the Black Messiah: The story of the FBI informant who infiltrated the Black Panther Party

Mar 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,883 Views 9 Comments

The new film, directed by Shaka King, stars Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya.

Culture - Friday 12 March, 2021

Sofa Watch: Champ and Major Biden sit down with Oprah
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Champ and Major Biden sit down with Oprah

Mar 12th 2021, 6:30 PM 29,510 Views 1 Comment

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Culture - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special
# Vmdiff
# Vmdiff

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special

Mar 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 7,301 Views 2 Comments

We have trailers for films you can check out at this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

Culture - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'It reinforced my sense of belonging': One Dublin One Book author Rónán Hession on his life in reading
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It reinforced my sense of belonging': One Dublin One Book author Rónán Hession on his life in reading

Mar 9th 2021, 7:30 PM 12,322 Views 7 Comments

Author Rónán Hession’s debut novel Leonard and Hungry Paul is this year’s One Dublin One Book selection – here, he writes about the joy reading has brought to his life.

Culture - Saturday 6 March, 2021

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland
# Tenducci
# Tenducci

The fascinating story of the castrato who scandalised Ireland

Mar 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,228 Views 19 Comments

The story of Fernando Tenducci is told through a new CD of songs he would have sung back in the 18th century.

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