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Culture - Today’s News

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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Culture - Yesterday’s News

Fiona Shaw and Chris O'Dowd nominated for Emmys

Game of Thrones has also smashed the record for the most Emmy nominations for a drama series in a single year.

Culture - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Galway's Carbon nightclub is closing to become a Wetherspoons

The English discount pub chain is to turn it into a pub and beer garden.

Culture - Monday 15 July, 2019

Fair City actor and theatre director Karl Shiels dies aged 47 RIP

Fair City actor and theatre director Karl Shiels dies aged 47

The actor died suddenly, according to his management.

Culture - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'I will never trust you again': Complaints to IFCO reveal dissatisfaction over Irish film classifications

The office has received complaints about six films this year.

Culture - Thursday 11 July, 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 - Thursday 4 July, 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 3 July, 2019

If your WhatsApp and Facebook aren't working, you're not alone

An outage affecting images and other files has been felt since about 1pm.

Culture - Monday 1 July, 2019

Taylor Swift attacks 'manipulative bully' who's bought her master tapes but Justin Bieber comes out to defend him

Swift and Scooter Braun have history but the latter now owns her back catalogue.

Culture - Friday 28 June, 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 - Monday 24 June, 2019

80s pop group Bros cancel Cork gig over 'transport and logistical issues'

The famous pop duo won’t be at their scheduled gig Live at the Marquee this Wednesday.

Culture - Sunday 23 June, 2019

New exhibitions capture Ireland's 1930s rural landscapes and 1970s bustling city life

The exhibitions highlight the work of American artist Helen Hooker O’Malley.

Culture - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Living in a remote house on a mountain inspired this €100k-winning novel about a murder

Idaho is inspired by author Emily Ruskovich’s childhood.

Culture - Friday 21 June, 2019

'Irish people are fascinated by the weather' - Met Éireann launches monthly podcast

The first episode is about climate change and its projected effects on Ireland.

Culture - Thursday 20 June, 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

'You're letting a robot tell you how attractive you are': This exhibition questions the meaning of perfection Science Gallery This post contains videos

'You're letting a robot tell you how attractive you are': This exhibition questions the meaning of perfection

The new exhibition looks at the future of personal perfection through science and technology.

Philippe Zdar - one half of French dance duo Cassius - dies after accidental fall from apartment building RIP

Philippe Zdar - one half of French dance duo Cassius - dies after accidental fall from apartment building

The French producer formed the dance duo in the late 1980s.

Culture - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Cobh ranked among most beautiful small towns in Europe by Condé Nast

Other towns include Hvar in Croatia, Assos in Greece, and Bled in Slovenia.

Culture - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Megadeth cancel most 2019 shows as frontman Dave Mustaine reveals cancer diagnosis

The heavy metal band has been forced to cancel the majority of shows in 2019.

Dogs may have evolved 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans

It turns out dogs have evolved human-like eyebrow muscles.

Culture - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Opinion: Staying sober is really hard but life without booze is magic

Are you sober-curious? It can be hard to say no to drink but my life is so much better without it, writes Elaine Benson.

Quiz: Test your dad knowledge this Father's Day

The theme of today’s quiz is fathers.

The Irish For: A Bloomsday Breakfast with extra Subh Milis on Father’s Day 2019

In some ways, it is serendipitous that these two events should happen on the same Sunday, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Culture - Saturday 15 June, 2019

'What is the perfect human body?': These artists have surprising answers

One exhibit asks what the human body would need to look like to withstand a car crash.

From the Garden: Tomatoes are the most high-maintenance of all veg plants - but they’re worth it

As well as specific watering methods there is the regular pinching out of side shoots to allow air to circulate around the plants, writes Michael Kelly.

Culture - Friday 14 June, 2019

Opinion: Quitting social media enriched my life hugely - would you dare to hit delete?

I had a thousand Facebook friends but no one begged me to stay, writes Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha.

Culture - Thursday 13 June, 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

One of Ireland's best-known film festivals has been forced to close its doors over a lack of funding

The festival was founded in 2007 and showcases cinema from around the world.

Culture - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes

Social media hoaxes, including doctored images and fake videos, have contributed to bloodshed in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, writes Barry Dunning.

Culture - Monday 10 June, 2019

Night of firsts at Tony Awards as Troubles play set in Armagh wins four gongs Broadway This post contains videos

Night of firsts at Tony Awards as Troubles play set in Armagh wins four gongs

Ali Stroker made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony.

Culture - Sunday 9 June, 2019

A unique music festival will see great music played in unusual venues this week

The Great Music in Irish Houses festival is going into its 49th year.

The writer behind Cold War spy series Deutschland '83 on why it's important never to forget your history

Anna Winger spoke to TheJournal.ie ahead of her appearance at the Dalkey Book Festival.

The Irish For: Cans, Tans and Summer Plans

Samhradh comes with a sense of disappointment, rarely delivering on its promises of sunshine and gaiety, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Culture - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Irish hip hop: 'For many years doing what we’re doing was stigmatised and laughed at'

We speak to two artists due to play at Body and Soul this month.

Culture - Friday 7 June, 2019

Opinion: If my family pet died I would hold a religious end-of-life ceremony

Pope John Paul II said that ‘animals possess a soul’ and are ‘as near to God as men are,’ writes Diarmuid Pepper.

Culture - Thursday 6 June, 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 5 June, 2019

Opinion: Farmers should support the Green Party - and secretly some of them probably do

Farming needs to become sustainable to survive and most farmers don’t want to damage the natural world, writes Ray Foley.

Culture - Sunday 2 June, 2019

The Irish For: Is Ireland more progressive now because we didn’t have baby boomers?

Did you know that Nigel Farage and Keanu Reeves were born in the same year? It’s hard enough to accept that they are the same species, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

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