Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 13°C Thursday 13 May 2021

Culture - Today’s News

Culture - Yesterday’s News

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

Wed 6:17 PM 48,612 Views 31 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 21,427 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 35,604 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 25,902 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 39,989 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 15,310 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 24,591 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 40,737 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 9,156 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 36,159 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 27,268 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 38,031 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 10,564 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 19,983 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 18,981 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 27,847 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 22,834 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 29,492 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 7,298 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 11,756 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 47,148 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.

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars
# The Dissident
# The Dissident

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars

Mar 6th 2021, 6:00 PM 40,052 Views 12 Comments

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new film at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

Culture - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'
# A Worm In The Heart
# A Worm In The Heart

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'

Mar 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 14,182 Views 5 Comments

A new Irish documentary looks at the crackdown on LGBT+ rights in Russia. We spoke to its director.

Culture - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'
# Up De Flats
# Up De Flats

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:30 PM 36,953 Views 4 Comments

Artist Gemma Dunleavy features in Playback, a showcase premiering at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival this Sunday.

Culture - Friday 26 February, 2021

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Mary Robinson speaks to Tubridy about being 'horribly tricked' in Dubai princess case

Feb 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 31,658 Views 24 Comments

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

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam
# Maps
# Maps

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam

Feb 26th 2021, 9:26 AM 40,549 Views 46 Comments

Last year’s contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history.

Culture - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Trailer Watch: Essential films by Black female filmmakers at VMDIFF
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Essential films by Black female filmmakers at VMDIFF

Feb 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 8,946 Views 11 Comments

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

Culture - Monday 22 February, 2021

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen have made an eight-part podcast
# Renegades
# Renegades

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen have made an eight-part podcast

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:45 PM 10,053 Views 3 Comments

The pair met for the first time during Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and have since become friends.

French music duo Daft Punk announce split
# Digital Love
# Digital Love

French music duo Daft Punk announce split

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:54 PM 31,548 Views 34 Comments

The producers are among the most influential musical acts of the past 30 years.

Culture - Friday 19 February, 2021

Sofa Watch: Jive talkin' with Barry Gibb and Dolly Parton
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Jive talkin' with Barry Gibb and Dolly Parton

Feb 19th 2021, 6:30 PM 20,191 Views 5 Comments

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

Culture - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Trailer Watch: What to watch this weekend - plus WIN tickets for Dublin Film Festival galas
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: What to watch this weekend - plus WIN tickets for Dublin Film Festival galas

Feb 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,192 Views 7 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching – and a competition in association with the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

Culture - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Cast for TV series of Sally Rooney's novel Conversations With Friends announced
# Casting
# Casting

Cast for TV series of Sally Rooney's novel Conversations With Friends announced

Feb 17th 2021, 4:29 PM 27,852 Views 5 Comments

The series is hoped to follow in the footsteps of smash hit Normal People, which was aired in 2020.

Culture - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Abbey Theatre actress and Fr Ted star Rynagh O'Grady dies
# RIP
# RIP

Abbey Theatre actress and Fr Ted star Rynagh O'Grady dies

Feb 9th 2021, 2:41 PM 55,452 Views 21 Comments

O’Grady first appeared on the stage of Ireland’s National Theatre in 1969.

Culture - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94
# RIP
# RIP

'One of the funniest of all time': Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman dies aged 94

Jan 28th 2021, 8:26 AM 30,717 Views 14 Comments

Millions of viewers knew the actor as the self-absorbed neighbour Phyllis in The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Culture - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to 'superstar' Cork soprano Cara O'Sullivan

Jan 27th 2021, 8:37 AM 93,039 Views 14 Comments

“When she unleashed her vocal fireworks, she made time stand still,” the artistic director of Irish National Opera said of Cara.

Culture - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September
# Beautiful World
# Beautiful World

New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September

Jan 12th 2021, 5:18 PM 16,946 Views 12 Comments

Beautiful World, Where Are You follows two best friends as they navigate love, friendship and sex heading into their thirties.

'Some of the fans went way beyond what was acceptable... Arsène was deeply hurt'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'Some of the fans went way beyond what was acceptable... Arsène was deeply hurt'

Jan 12th 2021, 8:00 AM 30,565 Views 18 Comments

French journalist Philippe Auclair is the latest guest on Behind the Lines.

Culture - Monday 11 January, 2021

Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year
# Television
# Television

Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year

Jan 11th 2021, 3:29 PM 12,269 Views 20 Comments

Normal People is up there too.

Culture - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Dr Dre 'doing great' in hospital after reported brain aneurysm
# Straight Outta Compton
# Straight Outta Compton

Dr Dre 'doing great' in hospital after reported brain aneurysm

Jan 6th 2021, 1:12 PM 23,069 Views 28 Comments

The 55-year-old rapper born Andre Young is among hip hop’s most influential figures.

Culture - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

'A lot of people lost their jobs overnight': Making an Irish film in the age of Covid-19
# On Camera
# On Camera

'A lot of people lost their jobs overnight': Making an Irish film in the age of Covid-19

Jan 5th 2021, 7:30 PM 14,896 Views 3 Comments

We talked to a filmmaker and Screen Ireland about getting back up and running.

1 2 3 4 5