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Culture

This week
19th May 2024 - 23rd May 2024
'Strong likelihood' ECB will cut interest rates in the coming weeks
Last week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Tánaiste on the Portal: 'Would we say some fella let the class down when we're roaring laughing?'
Flashing, mooning and homegrown potatoes: The bad behaviour that (temporarily) shut The Portal
Ireland's '10 points' for Israel shouldn't surprise anyone - a pollster explains why
This month
May 2024
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Opinion: There's collateral damage as Kendrick Lamar conquers Drake in the rap feud of its era
Dean Van Nguyen
Fears for future of cultural space as council seeks to empty studios to complete repairs
Last month
April 2024
Debunked: Posts ‘as Gaeilge’ among more than 100 scam ads featuring presenter Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh
Hozier becomes fourth Irish artist ever to reach number one spot in US Billboard chart
Tired after a long day of video calling for work? It might be because of your face, study says
Dog owners urged to increase efforts to keep pets under control in new campaign
Excitement, surprise and A LOT OF CAPS after Taylor Swift releases new 31-track album
UK's youth smoking ban plans would likely be enforced in NI (even if the DUP is against it)
The DUP’s seven MPs all voted against the Tobacco and Vapes Bill in the House of Commons.
Quiz: Do you know who played these celebrities in famous biopics?
Here's what the Irish athletes will wear at the Olympics opening ceremony
A united Ireland would cost €20 billion every year for 20 years, says study
March
March 2024
Two young sisters from Dublin organise Easter egg drive for children in Temple Street Hospital
Council taking measures to protect Banksy art in UK after mural defaced days after its arrival
Ballet Ireland accused of 'dragging art into politics' by dropping Israeli choreographed performance
Irish Rail operating additional services, including late night trains, in Dublin this weekend
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Dua Lipa, Coldplay, SZA and Shania Twain to headline Glastonbury
Fertility, income and the Six Nations: The stats showing the different lives of Irish men and women
'Do I look like a Batman?' - Cillian Murphy's journey from jazz musician to Best Actor
'Go raibh míle maith agaibh': Cillian Murphy won the Oscar
Despite last summer’s ‘Barbenheimer’ rivalry, Barbie claimed just one award.
"I’m a very proud Irishman standing here tonight," Murphy declared in his acceptance speech
Oppenheimer went on to win Best Picture - completing a major sweep of the night’s accolades
It was also a big night for Irish production company Element Pictures as Poor Things picked up four awards
Quiz: How much do you know about this year's Oscar nominations?
Sitdown Sunday: How the Disney Company carefully created millions of lifelong consumers
Dublin City Council says dog seizures will increase as it steps up animal enforcement
February
February 2024
John Savident, known for playing Fred Elliott on Coronation Street, dies aged 86
Cillian Murphy wins best actor BAFTA as Oppenheimer cleans up the top awards
Christopher Nolan also picked up his own award, winning best director for Oppenheimer.
Can committees compel Dee Forbes to appear before them? TDs say they're considering it
'I'm keenly aware of private sector colleagues': We asked public sector workers about the new pay deal
A number of readers said that the deal doesn’t do enough to recognise the cost of living for people living and working in Dublin.
Super Bowl ads: A rapping Ben Affleck, a nostalgic RFK Jr. and Beyoncé 'breaking the internet'
AC/DC set to rock Croke Park this summer
The Corrs announce tour for Ireland and UK this year
January
January 2024
Irishman Michael O'Flaherty elected as Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights
Dublin care centre impacted residents' privacy as a result of unexplained hourly night checks
‘We've never been in a better place’: Here's what's ahead for Irish film and TV in 2024
Most Dublin school children who drink obtain alcohol from their parents and other adults
Indian PM opens contentious new Hindu temple on the site of demolished mosque