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# entertainment-2 - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

"Monty Python reunion is for real": Terry Jones
# Not A Dead Parrot
# Not A Dead Parrot

"Monty Python reunion is for real": Terry Jones

Nov 19th 2013, 12:15 PM 8,747 Views 57 Comments

Theatre show to be first Python project in 30 years.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Dog versus cat: Who will take home the title of Best Pet?
# Pet Politics
From The Daily Edge
# Pet Politics

Dog versus cat: Who will take home the title of Best Pet?

Oct 20th 2013, 8:15 PM 27,378 Views 120 Comments

Can’t we all just get along? It would seem we cannot.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Fund-it effort helps put Macnas back on the streets
# Street Soul
# Street Soul

Fund-it effort helps put Macnas back on the streets

Oct 19th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,783 Views 13 Comments

Galway will see the colourful Macnas parade at Halloween as community pulls out all the stops.

# entertainment-2 - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Tommy Walsh and Lar Corbett are back hurling in Croke Park on Saturday
# Super 11
From The42
# Super 11

Tommy Walsh and Lar Corbett are back hurling in Croke Park on Saturday

Sep 26th 2013, 6:35 PM 4,751 Views 1 Comment

There’ll be Dublin, Kilkenny and Tipp lads playing on All-Ireland hurling final day.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 21 September, 2013

No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed

Sep 21st 2013, 10:30 AM 6,719 Views 15 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: No bankers to be hurt in the making of inquiry; is the Pope a Catholic?

# entertainment-2 - Friday 30 August, 2013

The 9 Unwritten Rules Of The Irish Pub
# Just For One
From The Daily Edge
# Just For One

The 9 Unwritten Rules Of The Irish Pub

Aug 30th 2013, 9:30 PM 80,998 Views 125 Comments

Must know.

So Jose Mourinho has his own cartoon now
# New Territory
From The42
# New Territory

So Jose Mourinho has his own cartoon now

Aug 30th 2013, 6:01 PM 1,609 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea coach is fully behind the show and spoke at its launch.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed

Aug 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,497 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Egypt despairs as Eamon Gilmore drafted in to heal divisions.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Where has your local pub gone?
# The Irish Pub
# The Irish Pub

Where has your local pub gone?

Jul 27th 2013, 8:30 PM 32,023 Views 124 Comments

New website aims to get people discussing “the good, the bad and the ugly sides of the Irish pub, its contribution to Irish life in general, its future and its legacy”.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades
# Damp Squib
# Damp Squib

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades

Jul 7th 2013, 5:30 PM 7,447 Views 7 Comments

Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Column: Do bio-epic movies portray real-life figures in their true light?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Do bio-epic movies portray real-life figures in their true light?

Jun 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 129 Views 8 Comments

George Bush, Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana are just some of the famous people to be immortalised on film, but is it ever possible to give a balanced portrayal of a person? Darren Mooney writes about the challenging world of the bioepic.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 8 June, 2013

The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed
# Satire
From The Daily Edge
# Satire

The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed

Jun 8th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,720 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: We’ll swap you Ulster Bank for the M50, scaring off the sun.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Poll: Do you go out to pubs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you go out to pubs?

Jun 2nd 2013, 11:34 AM 26,385 Views 219 Comments

Could the Irish pub become extinct?

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed

May 18th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,181 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.

# entertainment-2 - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Over 20 Irish films screening and selling at Cannes Film Festival
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Over 20 Irish films screening and selling at Cannes Film Festival

May 15th 2013, 7:46 PM 7,247 Views 5 Comments

The Irish movers and shakers of the film industry are off to Cannes to promote Ireland’s movie-making talents.

Poll: Could you live without your TV?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Could you live without your TV?

May 15th 2013, 10:11 AM 9,868 Views 75 Comments

A survey today has revealed that just 5 per cent of people don’t have one, so could you live without yours?

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Column: You can often tell what is troubling America by looking to the blockbusters
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: You can often tell what is troubling America by looking to the blockbusters

May 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 70 Views 19 Comments

Movies are often a reflection of current affairs what’s going on in the world, and even the unlikely genre of mass-market US action movies can deal with the fears and uncertainties felt by the American people at any given time, writes Darren Mooney.

# entertainment-2 - Monday 6 May, 2013

Column: It’s challenging to get Irish people to go and see Irish movies
# Interview
# Interview

Column: It’s challenging to get Irish people to go and see Irish movies

May 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 30 Views 29 Comments

Director Kieron J Walsh says it can be difficult to get Irish people to watch Irish movies, but this is changing. Here, he discusses shining a light on suicide, how Northern Ireland is not all about the the Troubles, and why Irish cinema is on the up.

# entertainment-2 - Monday 29 April, 2013

Xtra-vision set to go into receivership, shops remain open for now
# Xtra-vision
# Xtra-vision

Xtra-vision set to go into receivership, shops remain open for now

Apr 29th 2013, 12:24 PM 14,450 Views 76 Comments

Over 1,000 jobs are at risk as a result of the news today, two years to the day since an examiner was appointed which resulted in some 20 stores closing.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 27 April, 2013

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed

Apr 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,370 Views 10 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: “I was delighted when I heard we were getting a new political party,” a man on a bus in Rialto said. “Then I heard there were TDs in it.”

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Interview: Pirate Party founder on the collapse of ‘parasitic’ record labels
# Pirate Party
# Pirate Party

Interview: Pirate Party founder on the collapse of ‘parasitic’ record labels

Apr 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 11,423 Views 20 Comments

Rickard Falkvinge, who founded the world’s first Pirate Party in Sweden, speaks to TheJournal.ie about copyright laws, digital currencies and how to set up a new political party.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 7 April, 2013

The Irish start-up that went on a 3,000km road trip to success*
# Road Show
# Road Show

The Irish start-up that went on a 3,000km road trip to success*

Apr 7th 2013, 12:00 PM 17,729 Views 20 Comments

Meet the Soundwave guys whose photo travelogue shows how sometimes you have to take the road less travelled – literally – to get stuff done. *(fingers crossed)

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 6th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,481 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Kim Jong-Un clings on to his place in the Dáil Technical Group, pointing Phil Hogan at North Korea and Ireland nominated by troika for fantasy government awards.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Irish video takes pride of place in Found Footage show
# Old Skool
# Old Skool

Irish video takes pride of place in Found Footage show

Mar 3rd 2013, 6:00 PM 11,054 Views 7 Comments

US showcase of hilarious ‘lost’ footage found on old video tapes comes to Dublin – and this time we’re in on the joke.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 3,940 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: SIPTU president wins Oscar; hopes rise of a politicians’ strike; Pope quits over Croke Park II; Lift chaos leads to primary care centre.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:00 PM 5,220 Views 10 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Gerry’s teddy all the talk in toy town; today’s marginalised looking forward to a State apology in 2063; cé hé Micheál Martin?

# entertainment-2 - Friday 22 February, 2013

Happy Birthday, Drew Barrymore!  Look how cute you were when you were little
# Happy Birthday Drew
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Birthday Drew

Happy Birthday, Drew Barrymore! Look how cute you were when you were little

Feb 22nd 2013, 5:37 PM 864 Views 0 Comments

Serious cuteness here lads.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,949 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Donkey meat disgusts horse meat eaters; Pat Rabbitte’s Valentine to himself; retirement advice from an ex-Pope.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 9th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,201 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Burgers first past the post; Labour reminds us, ‘I woz ere’; all back to Coppers after bank debt deal.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland
# Creative
# Creative

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:05 AM 7,318 Views 6 Comments

Creatives with credits on movies ranging from Life of Pi to The Iron Giant to Inception will give tips to those wanting to make it in booming sector.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 2 February, 2013

PICS: Inside Disneyland's super-exclusive $10k-a-year members' club
# Club 33
# Club 33

PICS: Inside Disneyland's super-exclusive $10k-a-year members' club

Feb 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 18,204 Views 17 Comments

This one ain’t targeting the kids: it’s got a licence to sell alcohol.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jan 26th 2013, 5:00 PM 9,174 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Obesity helping the recliner chair-smuggling business; rural drinking a lifeline for rural Garda stations; GAA jealous of soccer ball boy phenomenon.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Here's what the Germans were laughing at on New Year's Eve TV
# Das Ist Gut
# Das Ist Gut

Here's what the Germans were laughing at on New Year's Eve TV

Jan 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 13,800 Views 26 Comments

We have Mrs Brown’s Boys; the Germans have something called Dinner for One.

# entertainment-2 - Friday 4 January, 2013

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films
# Film
# Film

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films

Jan 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,768 Views 31 Comments

Controversial director under the spotlight in January schedule of films as two of his major movies are re-released.

# entertainment-2 - Monday 31 December, 2012

The burning question*: New Year's Eve - worth staying up for?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: New Year's Eve - worth staying up for?

Dec 31st 2012, 6:00 PM 11,631 Views 36 Comments

It’s New Year’s Eve, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the countdown with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Simeone clarifies: La Liga predictable, not boring
# Simeone Says
From The42
# Simeone Says

Simeone clarifies: La Liga predictable, not boring

Dec 29th 2012, 12:10 PM 699 Views 0 Comments

The Atletico coach had claimed Spain’s top division was dull after falling to Barcelona.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 23 December, 2012

You smell! The weird world of celebrity perfumes
# That Stinks
From The Daily Edge
# That Stinks

You smell! The weird world of celebrity perfumes

Dec 23rd 2012, 9:45 AM 5,696 Views 20 Comments

Even Cliff Richard had one. Here’s 7 of our favourites.

# entertainment-2 - Monday 17 December, 2012

The burning question*: Is it okay to use your mobile in a restaurant?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Is it okay to use your mobile in a restaurant?

Dec 17th 2012, 1:00 PM 9,404 Views 49 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# entertainment-2 - Monday 3 December, 2012

The burning question*: Hot or cold milk on cereal?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Hot or cold milk on cereal?

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:30 PM 89,792 Views 27 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

VIDEO: 50 songs of 2012 in one mash-up
# Hits 2012
From The Daily Edge
# Hits 2012

VIDEO: 50 songs of 2012 in one mash-up

Dec 3rd 2012, 5:09 PM 8,574 Views 12 Comments

Well done, that man.