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#entertainment

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 4 August, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,069 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Why wasn’t Seán Quinn honoured at Olympics opening ceremony? Will Shell truck rescue create 13,000 jobs?

# entertainment-2 - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

The Hobbit films confirmed as a trilogy
# The Hobbit
From The Daily Edge
# The Hobbit

The Hobbit films confirmed as a trilogy

Jul 31st 2012, 7:30 PM 333 Views 7 Comments

Tolkien fans will be pleased to hear that they are to get three installments of the Hobbit tale.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 28 July, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 28th 2012, 6:00 PM 6,767 Views 11 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: New study highlights the upside to childhood obesity – and how commuters are killing the buzz for junkies taking drugs in public.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 21 July, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 21st 2012, 6:00 PM 3,531 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Students to be means tested by their teachers – and how the poor are leading by example when it comes to austerity.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 15 July, 2012

4 videos to give you a feel for Galway Arts Festival
# Festivals
From The Daily Edge
# Festivals

4 videos to give you a feel for Galway Arts Festival

Jul 15th 2012, 1:00 PM 2,295 Views 1 Comment

Why is Christy Moore doing a rare standing gig? What’s the atmosphere like? These video previews explain all.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 14 July, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 14th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,177 Views 3 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Reilly for Finance Minister? Too warm a welcome for RTÉ’s new MD of news?

# entertainment-2 - Monday 9 July, 2012

Free Shakespeare in Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens this August
# To Be
# To Be

Free Shakespeare in Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens this August

Jul 9th 2012, 2:50 PM 10,216 Views 12 Comments

Grab a blanket and head down to the Iveagh Gardens this August to see free outdoor production of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 7 July, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,881 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Buying the God particle; elderly targeting the elderly; Ireland’s first efficient bank?

# entertainment-2 - Thursday 5 July, 2012

VIDEO: Outtakes of Police Academy human beatbox's Irish trip
# The Voice
From The Daily Edge
# The Voice

VIDEO: Outtakes of Police Academy human beatbox's Irish trip

Jul 5th 2012, 3:30 PM 5,016 Views 4 Comments

Michael Winslow is best-known for his vocal acrobatics on film – this video shows how he does it in the making of an ad for the Vodafone Comedy Festival.

# entertainment-2 - Monday 25 June, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Monday

Jun 25th 2012, 8:00 PM 8,633 Views 5 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

The burning question*: Where do used tea bags go?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Where do used tea bags go?

Jun 25th 2012, 11:47 AM 6,234 Views 26 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*no really)

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Found Footage Festival comes to Ireland
# Yes To Vhs
From The Daily Edge
# Yes To Vhs

Found Footage Festival comes to Ireland

Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 4,734 Views 4 Comments

Prepare to cringe at collection of oddest home and corporate video clips. And yes, they are mostly from the 1980s.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Double take? 26 celebrities and their waxworks
# Spot The Difference
# Spot The Difference

Double take? 26 celebrities and their waxworks

Jun 17th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,729 Views 9 Comments

Madame Tussaud’s London museum has long record of getting public figures to stand beside their wax figurines… but with varying results.

# entertainment-2 - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Jason Segel in Dublin and giving hope to the jobless...
# MAN OR MUPPET
From The Daily Edge
# MAN OR MUPPET

Jason Segel in Dublin and giving hope to the jobless...

Jun 13th 2012, 12:17 PM 4,943 Views 7 Comments

Forgetting Sarah Marshall actor Segel has Irish premiere of new movie The Five Year Engagement tonight – but told Ray Darcy that he was out of work for five years and back at his parents’ house before he got his break.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Eight of the worst film adaptations ever made
# Adaptation
From The Daily Edge
# Adaptation

Eight of the worst film adaptations ever made

Jun 10th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,912 Views 35 Comments

Some of Hollywood’s most recent disastrous attempts to convert well-loved books to the silver screen…

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 9 June, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 9th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,069 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Mick Wallace saves the country €2.1 million; Irish Catholics get religious guidance from Fr Ted re-runs; and Finance officials no longer allowed to do sums…

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 26 May, 2012

You're welcome: Foot spas, Soda Streams, and other Irish gifts of yore...
# Irish Gifts
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Gifts

You're welcome: Foot spas, Soda Streams, and other Irish gifts of yore...

May 26th 2012, 9:15 AM 7,179 Views 20 Comments

What were the most popular gifts received in Irish households back in the day? From VHS tapes to Zogabongs, we take a look….

# entertainment-2 - Friday 25 May, 2012

Where everybody knows your name: pub goers want better jacks and Wi-Fi on tap
# Cheers
# Cheers

Where everybody knows your name: pub goers want better jacks and Wi-Fi on tap

May 25th 2012, 11:56 AM 5,654 Views 65 Comments

A new study reveals what people are looking for from their local…

# entertainment-2 - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports
# Copyright
# Copyright

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports

May 24th 2012, 9:12 PM 2,938 Views 7 Comments

Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Your guide to the strangest summer festivals in Ireland
# Fun
From The Daily Edge
# Fun

Your guide to the strangest summer festivals in Ireland

May 19th 2012, 9:15 AM 7,130 Views 12 Comments

Fancy doing something a bit different? Then check out these seven summer fests…

# entertainment-2 - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Slow-motion Video of the Day
# POP POP POP
From The Daily Edge
# POP POP POP

Slow-motion Video of the Day

May 17th 2012, 12:30 PM 3,129 Views 7 Comments

Have you always wanted know what happens inside the microwave popcorn bag? Here you go…

# entertainment-2 - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Teachers Dancing Behind Students Video of the Day
# Scarlet
From The Daily Edge
# Scarlet

Teachers Dancing Behind Students Video of the Day

May 16th 2012, 11:09 AM 5,187 Views 13 Comments

No comment.

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 13 May, 2012

9 out of 10 classic celebrities prefer dogs...
# Celeb Pets
From The Daily Edge
# Celeb Pets

9 out of 10 classic celebrities prefer dogs...

May 13th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,610 Views 8 Comments

Alright – we made that statistic up. But our slideshow of classic celeb ‘n’ pet pics doesn’t make a great case for kitty…

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 12 May, 2012

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

Here's the week's news... skewed

May 12th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,735 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Leaving Cert could be the death for Chinese language and Ó Cúiv’s new job as a party pooper in Perth.

# entertainment-2 - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Russell Brand to host MTV Movie Awards next month
# Re-branding
From The Daily Edge
# Re-branding

Russell Brand to host MTV Movie Awards next month

May 10th 2012, 11:22 AM 926 Views 8 Comments

“This MTV Movie Awards will be more impressive than The Avengers and you won’t have to wait an hour for someone to Hulk out,” Brand said today.

# entertainment-2 - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

The (emergency) burning question*: King or Tayto crisps?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The (emergency) burning question*: King or Tayto crisps?

May 8th 2012, 2:00 PM 12,119 Views 113 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day...
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Star Wars

VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day...

May 8th 2012, 12:00 PM 1,818 Views 8 Comments

Over 300 hours of recording time results in one man’s ode to Star Wars.

# entertainment-2 - Monday 7 May, 2012

Meet the only man in Ireland who loves getting scam emails
# Spamtastic
From The Daily Edge
# Spamtastic

Meet the only man in Ireland who loves getting scam emails

May 7th 2012, 9:15 AM 10,792 Views 14 Comments

Illustrator Alan Dunne asks his friends to send him on their funniest spam scam emails – so that he can make wry and funny works of art from their stories.

# entertainment-2 - Thursday 26 April, 2012

IMC Tallaght cinema opens with the creation of 85 jobs
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

IMC Tallaght cinema opens with the creation of 85 jobs

Apr 26th 2012, 2:36 PM 6,046 Views 25 Comments

Thee new state-of-the-art cinema in Tallaght boasts 13 digital and 3D screens, stadium-style seating – and even a VIP lounge area.

# entertainment-2 - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Mini Jockey and Trainer Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Mini Jockey and Trainer Pic of the Day

Apr 24th 2012, 5:01 PM 5,224 Views 11 Comments

No comment.

# entertainment-2 - Monday 23 April, 2012

Peaches Geldof continues family tradition of unusual names
# Oh Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Baby

Peaches Geldof continues family tradition of unusual names

Apr 23rd 2012, 11:01 AM 9,641 Views 18 Comments

Astala might come from the Norwegian word for ‘love’ or, according to new mum and sister to Fifi Trixibelle, Pixie and Tiger Lily, it’s a Jewish name.

# entertainment-2 - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night

Apr 19th 2012, 6:30 AM 10,038 Views 37 Comments

Findings from Your Dublin, Your Voice survey shows the capital is considered a very vibrant place – but the public have some interesting suggestions to make it even better…

# entertainment-2 - Monday 2 April, 2012

Irish man wows judges on Britain’s Got Talent with ode to mystery girl
# Who's That Girl
From The Daily Edge
# Who's That Girl

Irish man wows judges on Britain’s Got Talent with ode to mystery girl

Apr 2nd 2012, 2:05 PM 12,537 Views 26 Comments

But Irish competitor worries that his stint on RTÉ’s The Voice puts him at danger of elimination.

# entertainment-2 - Thursday 15 March, 2012

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday
# Sneak Peek
From The Daily Edge
# Sneak Peek

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Mar 15th 2012, 11:40 AM 1,365 Views 1 Comment

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

# entertainment-2 - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

VIDEO: How to... watch a horror movie
# Horror Show
From The Daily Edge
# Horror Show

VIDEO: How to... watch a horror movie

Mar 14th 2012, 12:26 PM 3,081 Views 17 Comments

Watch this girl’s reactions to new horror The Devil Inside…

# entertainment-2 - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?
# St Patrick's Day
From The Daily Edge
# St Patrick's Day

Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?

Mar 11th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,395 Views 22 Comments

A footballer, a hurler, a politician and a ringmistress… it’s not the start to a bad joke, it’s a list of the people chosen as parade grand marshals around the country.

# entertainment-2 - Monday 5 March, 2012

Comedian Anne Gildea lays bare cancer experience
# Cancer
# Cancer

Comedian Anne Gildea lays bare cancer experience

Mar 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,990 Views 5 Comments

Six-month journey of The Nualas performer through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment chronicled in RTÉ2 doc tonight.

# entertainment-2 - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Prime numbers: The week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Mar 3rd 2012, 6:59 PM 2,806 Views 3 Comments

Some people retiring, some people quitting, others starting new jobs, and some getting through an awful lot of printer ink…

# entertainment-2 - Friday 2 March, 2012

Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year
# Entertainment
# Entertainment

Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year

Mar 2nd 2012, 2:20 PM 2,643 Views 41 Comments

Two-thirds of the spending came from the Department of Foreign Affairs, incurred for the visits of the Queen and Obama.