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Culture - Yesterday’s News

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Culture - Yesterday’s News

Mark Hamill leads tributes to Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse following death

David Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85.

Culture - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners

“It’s just a privilege,” Eason Novel of the Year winner Donal Ryan told us.

Culture - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend? Movies This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 16 November, 2020

Extract: Manchán Magan on the the controversy around the Irish word leprechaun

Taken from an extract from his book, 32 Words For Field, which has been nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards.

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Culture - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about crowns?

Whet your appetite for The Crown.

Culture - Friday 13 November, 2020

Sofa Watch: Not just the usual suspects tonight as Gabriel Byrne and Andrea Bocelli join Ryan

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

Culture - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

These stunning colourised photos give a new look at Ireland's past

They’ve been compiled into a book that is nominated in this year’s Irish Book Awards.

Culture - Friday 6 November, 2020

Sofa Watch: Ryan gets down to business, Deirdre O'Kane gets Shortt

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

Culture - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Your evening longread: What makes athletes bottle it under pressure?

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off today’s news events.

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Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Your evening longread: Behind the scenes of Deal or No Deal

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off today’s news events.

Culture - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween

This is the first full moon on Halloween in Ireland since 1955.

Culture - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Kim Kardashian sparks social media meme with trip to private island

Kardashian’s announcement that she surprised her “inner circle” with celebrations for her 40th birthday has attracted a mixed response.

Culture - Friday 23 October, 2020

Sofa Watch: Battle of the bosses as Springsteen and Holohan join Ryan tonight

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

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Culture - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Anna Burns wins the €100k International Dublin Literary Award for her novel Milkman

The award is the world’s largest prize for a single novel published in English.

Culture - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Keelin Shanley, Luke O'Neill and Mary McAleese among this year's Irish Book Awards nominees

Once again, TheJournal.ie is sponsoring the Best Irish Published Book award.

Culture - Friday 16 October, 2020

Sofa Watch: Dermot Bannon returns to the Late Late (again)

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

Culture - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend? Movies This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

The Remote: Priestly confessions, the IFTAs go virtual and some Halloween horror

We’ve got you covered whether you want a solo TV night or one for all the family.

Culture - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Work from some of the world's most renowned artists to go on display in Dublin

Banksy, Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst are among the artists whose work visitors will be able to enjoy.

Culture - Friday 9 October, 2020

Sofa Watch: Kevin Bacon joins Ryan tonight - is a Zoom-based dance-off too much to ask for?

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

Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday

The musician, who was shot dead in 1980, has continued to have an enduring influence on popular culture.

Culture - Thursday 8 October, 2020

American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature

The writer won a Pulitzer in the early 1990s.

Culture - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'Everyone thought the people in flats were locked up and comfy - I wanted to scrape away the surface a bit'

Photographer Jeanette Lowe and artist Leanne McDonagh explore inner city life and Traveller families in new work about how the pandemic has affected Ireland.

Culture - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

The Remote: Big week for the Irish as Twink, Colm Meaney and Stephen Kenny are all on the box

We’ve got you covered whether you want a solo TV night or one for all the family.

Culture - Monday 5 October, 2020

Comedian Deirdre O'Kane to take on RTÉ Saturday night slot

The six-part series is looking to bring “a bit of craic” to screens as we head into winter.

Culture - Saturday 3 October, 2020

New Bond film release pushed back to next year

The release of the latest Bond film had already been pushed back once.

Culture - Friday 2 October, 2020

Sofa Watch: A double dose of Graham

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

Culture - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Great British Bake Off contestants created 'bubble' in a hotel for six weeks to record this year's series

The annual baking competition returned to TV screens last night.

Culture - Monday 21 September, 2020

Actor Michael Lonsdale - who played a Bond villain in Moonraker - dies aged 89

The French-British actor was best known for his villainous turn as Hugo Drax opposite Roger Moore’s 007 in Moonraker.

Paul Mescal misses out on his Emmy as Watchmen, Schitt's Creek and Succession clean up

It came on a strange night for the Emmys that were conducted remotely for the first time.

Culture - Saturday 19 September, 2020

'These are communities which are extremely violently misogynistic': Investigating the world of incels, pick-up artists and men who hate women

We speak to the author Laura Bates about what she discovered in some of the dark – and not so dark – recesses of the internet.

Culture - Friday 18 September, 2020

Culture Night: Highlights from Dublin and the East

Our guide in the run up to Friday’s nationwide event.

Culture - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Your evening longread: A brief history of the music video

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

As cinemas begin to reopen, here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture Night: Here's what's happening in the South and midlands on Friday

Our guide in the run up to Friday’s nationwide event.

Culture - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Culture Night: Here's what's happening in the West on Friday

Our guide in the run up to Friday’s nationwide event.

Culture - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Culture Night: 'People are waking up to the idea that diversity makes for really interesting art'

Culture Night Dublin will feature over 200 online and offline events, taking place on Friday 18 September.

Culture - Friday 11 September, 2020

Sofa Watch: Fun with Ryan and Jane (Fonda)

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

Culture - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

As cinemas begin to reopen, here are a few options for weekend watching.

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