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Culture - Sunday 18 September, 2022

The Irish Read: 'Summers were for plants and foolishness, autumns for oblivion'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

The Irish Read: 'Summers were for plants and foolishness, autumns for oblivion'

Sep 18th 2022, 7:00 PM 8,707 Views 1 Comment

Read an extract from Andrew Meehan’s latest novel, Instant Fires, published by New Island.

Culture - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Culture Night 2022: Highlights across the country, from art to dance to queer history

Culture Night 2022: Highlights across the country, from art to dance to queer history

Sep 17th 2022, 1:00 PM 14,206 Views 3 Comments

Here are some of the highlights.

Germany's famed Oktoberfest opens after two-year pandemic hiatus
# Oktoberfest
# Oktoberfest

Germany's famed Oktoberfest opens after two-year pandemic hiatus

Sep 17th 2022, 12:30 PM 19,737 Views 21 Comments

In its 200-year history, the world’s biggest folk festival has been cancelled just 26 times.

Culture - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Succession and Squid Game are big winners at television's Emmy awards
# Emmys
# Emmys

Succession and Squid Game are big winners at television's Emmy awards

Sep 13th 2022, 8:01 AM 13,092 Views 11 Comments

“Succession” creator Jesse Armstrong noted it had been a big week for successions – a reference to the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Culture - Friday 9 September, 2022

Review: Tears from Garth Brooks as he takes to the stage for long-awaited Croke Park gig
# Live From Dublin
# Live From Dublin

Review: Tears from Garth Brooks as he takes to the stage for long-awaited Croke Park gig

Sep 9th 2022, 11:38 PM 64,869 Views 46 Comments

How did the much-anticipated gig go? We were there – here’s our verdict.

Culture - Thursday 8 September, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Sep 8th 2022, 8:30 PM 15,408 Views 7 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Why does Ireland have such a connection with Garth Brooks?
# No Fences
# No Fences

Why does Ireland have such a connection with Garth Brooks?

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 43,269 Views 58 Comments

Fans and a music expert have their say.

Actor and activist Jane Fonda confirms she has cancer
# Chemo
# Chemo

Actor and activist Jane Fonda confirms she has cancer

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:25 AM 39,812 Views 8 Comments

The 84-year-old Oscar winner vowed to fight the “very treatable” illness.

Culture - Friday 2 September, 2022

Heading to Electric Picnic 2022? Here's everything you need to know
# Festival Fun
# Festival Fun

Heading to Electric Picnic 2022? Here's everything you need to know

Sep 2nd 2022, 1:30 PM 23,378 Views 12 Comments

It’s the first Electric Picnic since 2019.

Culture - Thursday 1 September, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Sep 1st 2022, 8:30 PM 21,310 Views 12 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Thursday 25 August, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Aug 25th 2022, 8:30 PM 21,685 Views 11 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 22 August, 2022

More than 300 free events to take place across Dublin on Culture Night
# Arts
# Arts

More than 300 free events to take place across Dublin on Culture Night

Aug 22nd 2022, 3:01 PM 17,987 Views 7 Comments

The “celebration of creativity and culture” is returning this year on 23 September.

Culture - Sunday 21 August, 2022

'I was never a fan of de Valera': Neil Jordan on the legacy of his Michael Collins biopic
# Michael Collins
# Michael Collins

'I was never a fan of de Valera': Neil Jordan on the legacy of his Michael Collins biopic

Updated Aug 21st 2022, 2:27 PM 33,290 Views 22 Comments

The film is credited, along with a biography published around the same time, of bringing Collins’s role as a revolutionary to prominence.

Oliver Cromwell, a confession box and sex work - Dublin Fringe Festival unveils its 2022 programme
# On Stage
# On Stage

Oliver Cromwell, a confession box and sex work - Dublin Fringe Festival unveils its 2022 programme

Aug 21st 2022, 10:00 AM 15,242 Views 3 Comments

This year sees topics including climate change and the mother and baby homes being explored through art, music, theatre and performance.

Culture - Saturday 20 August, 2022

Colour fills Belfast streets as city marks largest cultural diversity festival
# Festival
# Festival

Colour fills Belfast streets as city marks largest cultural diversity festival

Aug 20th 2022, 3:02 PM 12,722 Views 5 Comments

It is the first time the festival has taken place following a two-year break due to the pandemic.

Culture - Thursday 18 August, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Aug 18th 2022, 8:30 PM 15,219 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Coroner determines actress Anne Heche died due to smoke inhalation and burns
# Crash
# Crash

Coroner determines actress Anne Heche died due to smoke inhalation and burns

Aug 18th 2022, 3:14 PM 29,614 Views 0 Comments

Heche’s vehicle collided with a residence in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles and became “engulfed in flames”.

A HSE drug analysis tent will be in operation at this year's Electric Picnic
# Safer Nightlife
# Safer Nightlife

A HSE drug analysis tent will be in operation at this year's Electric Picnic

Aug 18th 2022, 11:49 AM 23,457 Views 102 Comments

It’s part of the HSE ‘Safer Nightlife’ harm reduction campaign.

Culture - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Former Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh has died aged 41
# RIP
# RIP

Former Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh has died aged 41

Aug 16th 2022, 4:47 PM 69,271 Views 9 Comments

He was found in his apartment in Minnesota on 11 August.

Culture - Monday 15 August, 2022

'An honour bestowed': Marty Whelan chats to the man who'll have him on his leg forever
# RTE INK
# RTE INK

'An honour bestowed': Marty Whelan chats to the man who'll have him on his leg forever

Aug 15th 2022, 3:07 PM 35,463 Views 17 Comments

Phil O’Kelly of Milltown got the tattoo of a youthful Whelan after losing a bet.

Culture - Sunday 14 August, 2022

The Glider: Could Belfast's tram-like bendy bus be the model for other Irish cities?
# Transport
# Transport

The Glider: Could Belfast's tram-like bendy bus be the model for other Irish cities?

Aug 14th 2022, 7:00 PM 39,567 Views 21 Comments

The system has been suggested as a kind of gateway to light rail infrastructure.

Salman Rushdie's family say he has 'life-changing injuries' but his sense of humour is 'intact'
# Author
# Author

Salman Rushdie's family say he has 'life-changing injuries' but his sense of humour is 'intact'

Updated Aug 14th 2022, 3:40 PM 28,579 Views 0 Comments

The man accused of stabbing the author yesterday pleaded not guilty.

Culture - Friday 12 August, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Aug 12th 2022, 8:30 PM 15,273 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Arthur Griffith remembered in Leinster House following criticism of a lack of State commemoration
# 100 Years
# 100 Years

Arthur Griffith remembered in Leinster House following criticism of a lack of State commemoration

Aug 12th 2022, 1:18 PM 10,848 Views 14 Comments

A ceremony took place in Leinster House following criticism about the lack of a State commemoration.

Culture - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Lamont Dozier, writer of Motown classics You Can't Hurry Love and Heat Wave, dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Lamont Dozier, writer of Motown classics You Can't Hurry Love and Heat Wave, dies aged 81

Aug 9th 2022, 7:37 PM 9,877 Views 4 Comments

Dozier was the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced dozens of Motown hits.

Culture - Monday 1 August, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about Taylor Swift?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Taylor Swift?

Aug 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 35,105 Views 22 Comments

August slipped away into a moment in time…

Culture - Friday 29 July, 2022

'It's been a minute': Will Smith says he is 'deeply remorseful' after Oscars slap in new video
# Will Smith
# Will Smith

'It's been a minute': Will Smith says he is 'deeply remorseful' after Oscars slap in new video

Jul 29th 2022, 4:37 PM 27,261 Views 51 Comments

The actor was banned from attending the Academy Awards after he slapped Chris Rock on stage.

Culture - Thursday 28 July, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jul 28th 2022, 8:30 PM 19,055 Views 9 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Neighbours comes to an end next week and RTÉ will stream classic episodes to mark the occasion
# Neighbours
# Neighbours

Neighbours comes to an end next week and RTÉ will stream classic episodes to mark the occasion

Jul 27th 2022, 2:03 PM 21,666 Views 20 Comments

The series finale will air this Friday on the UK’s Channel 5, and on RTE next Wednesday.

Culture - Monday 25 July, 2022

The Omen and Titanic actor David Warner dies age 80
# RIP
# RIP

The Omen and Titanic actor David Warner dies age 80

Jul 25th 2022, 1:52 PM 26,825 Views 0 Comments

One of his best known roles was as a brutal bodyguard in Titanic and he also appeared in The Omen.

Culture - Thursday 14 July, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jul 14th 2022, 8:30 PM 15,464 Views 7 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Saturday 9 July, 2022

New exhibition looks to rejuvenate the image of Peig Sayers
# Blasket Storyteller
# Blasket Storyteller

New exhibition looks to rejuvenate the image of Peig Sayers

Jul 9th 2022, 8:00 AM 26,856 Views 40 Comments

The seanchaí and storyteller’s autobiography was on the Leaving Cert until 1995.

Culture - Monday 4 July, 2022

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

Jul 4th 2022, 6:30 PM 14,141 Views 9 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Culture - Thursday 30 June, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 30th 2022, 8:30 PM 14,302 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Parents of Irish teenage Instagram users can now supervise their child's account
# Watchful Eye
# Watchful Eye

Parents of Irish teenage Instagram users can now supervise their child's account

Jun 14th 2022, 11:30 AM 8,903 Views 2 Comments

Parents can now send invitations to their teens to initiate supervision tools.

Culture - Monday 13 June, 2022

Australian newspaper apologises over Rebel Wilson 'outing' controversy
# Rebel Wilson
# Rebel Wilson

Australian newspaper apologises over Rebel Wilson 'outing' controversy

Jun 13th 2022, 1:30 PM 37,689 Views 18 Comments

The Sydney Morning Herald has taken down an article following accusations that it had pressured Wilson to reveal she was dating a woman.

Culture - Friday 10 June, 2022

'That's a wrap': Neighbours films final episode after 37 years
# Good Friends
# Good Friends

'That's a wrap': Neighbours films final episode after 37 years

Jun 10th 2022, 1:13 PM 38,004 Views 14 Comments

The last episode will air in Ireland in August.

Culture - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Opinion: Neurodiversity could be a powerful tool to help re-shape the world
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Neurodiversity could be a powerful tool to help re-shape the world

Jun 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 11,236 Views 2 Comments

Artist AlanJames Burns on how his personal experiences led him to create work challenging narratives about disability.

Culture - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

The Remote: Hacks is back, Maura Higgins in the kitchen and a new show from writer of The Wire
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Hacks is back, Maura Higgins in the kitchen and a new show from writer of The Wire

Jun 7th 2022, 6:31 PM 16,785 Views 0 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Culture - Monday 30 May, 2022

Eurovision winners auction trophy and hat to buy drones for Ukrainian army
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Eurovision winners auction trophy and hat to buy drones for Ukrainian army

May 30th 2022, 10:29 AM 15,602 Views 1 Comment

The Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine earlier this month.

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