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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# event

This year
# awards rush
'The Irish are on fire': Stars walk the 'green carpet' for Oscar Wilde Awards in LA
Kerry Condon, Jessie Buckley and Eve Hewson were all honoured at this year’s event.
# Irish Film
Growth and impact of Irish film highlighted as Screen Ireland unveils its slate for 2023
Director John Carney and actors Charlene McKenna, Eve Hewson and Eva Birthistle were among the talent at today’s event.
Last year
# event
Join our live rugby show in The Camden with special guests Devin Toner and Lindsay Peat
Comedian Seán Burke, Murray Kinsella and Eimear Considine make up the panel for a bumper edition of The Front Row in partnership with Guinness.
All time
# commemoration
Irish men and women who died in wars or during UN service remembered
President Michael D Higgins led the commemoration event at Collins Barracks in Dublin.
# event
Join The42 and special guests for an exclusive Premier League Zoom preview
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool can clinch the club’s first league title in 30 years when the English top flight resumes after a three-month hiatus.
# Podcast
The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?
For our first live recording of The Explainer, guests Lise Hand, Gary Murphy and Adrian Kavanagh chatted to Sinéad O’Carroll.
# A holy show
Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?
We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.
# Academy Awards
Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra
Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.
# and all that jazz
'We're starting afresh': Meet the woman breathing new life into Cork Jazz Festival after 40 years
It’s the 41st year of the festival and there’s a new woman at the helm.
# culture night 2018
WIN: A seat for you and a friend on our 2018 Culture Night preview bus in Cork
We’re heading back to the Rebel County for a second year.
# concert tickets
Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet
It would also prohibit the use of bot software to purchase tickets.
# gender balance
Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm
The summer school is due to kick off this weekend.
# Pau
Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang
The victim, who had a history of violent crime and drug dealing, was repeatedly kicked and punched by a group of up to 12 teenagers.
# Repeal
Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival
The event in question was due to be held on Monday 21 May – four days before the Eighth Amendment referendum.
# mountains to sea
Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite
This year’s Mountains to Sea festival sees authors with strong takes on contemporary issues visiting Dun Laoghaire.
# Copper Face Jack's
'It was hellish': How Paul Howard's Anglo nightmare led to a musical about Coppers
We spoke to the Ross O’Carroll Kelly author about what inspired him to create the musical.
# stories from the city
Want to tell everyone a hidden story about Ireland? Here's your chance
The International Literature Festival Dublin is looking for people to share a story connected to writing – and they’ll help bring it to the stage.
# You're Fired
Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech
The man was named as Simon Brodkin.
# Glasnevin
'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated
The event will mark her impact on Irish history.
# the walls have ears
This empty old house is being turned into a unique venue for a Sligo festival
A building called Breda Murphy’s House is being turned into a temporary gig venue.
'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'
Canadian poet Shane Koyczan speaks to about art, healing, and his latest work.
# Going Green
Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'
We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.
# Interview
Ireland's toughest endurance race returns this weekend
Sebastien Giraud and Christina Mackenzie chat to The42 about competing in The Race this weekend.
# home of st patrick
This festival wants to show a totally new side to St Patrick
The festival will include elements of music, art, film and spirituality.
# Not happening
'They were crying on the bus home': Students upset after being cut from TV3 Toy Show
The pupils spent six hours waiting to go on air, and didn’t realise they were cut prematurely until afterwards.
# One Zero Con
No refunds "at the moment" after Lance Armstrong pulls out of Irish conference
The organisers of the sport and tech conference say that they are looking at “legal things” in relation to refunds.
# Old Foes
Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event
The disgraced former cyclist will be in Ireland for the One Zero sports conference in October.
# high Performance
'Sometimes we look too much to the US and the UK for what they're doing'
Ireland Women strength and conditioning coach Ed Slattery is running the 2016 Athletic Performance Seminar.
# get cultured
WATCH: Here's a sneak peek of Culture Night 2016
We brought some of our lucky readers on a trip to three of the venues in Dublin.
# the last reformation
Concerns over Dublin visit of religious group claiming it set a child with autism 'free from demons'
Autism advocacy groups have protested against the event.
# Easter Rising
Here's how the world's media saw our 1916 Rising celebrations
We take a look.
# Let's Dance
There's going to be a big David Bowie singalong in this Dublin pub next weekend
Assemble, Bowie fans.
# all that fall
It's dark, you're sitting on stage in a rocking chair, and a woman's voice booms out...
Get ready to experience a Samuel Beckett radio play on the Abbey Theatre stage.
# lingo festival
"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"
Ireland’s a hotbed of activity in the spoken word and poetry worlds, as this new event proves.
# Rumours
Tonight, Apple will hold one of its biggest events in years
New iPhones are a given at this point, but what else could Apple have in store for us later this evening?
# so helpful
This is what happens when you ask Siri about the next iPhones
It provides some dry answers ahead of Apple’s 9 September event.
# Missing
'The only time I will feel any better is when I have a coffin and a burial'
Sandra Collins has been missing for 15 years.
# Great Cause
Sean O'Brien is helping raise funds for Berkeley injury victim Aoife Beary
The event takes place on Saturday, with all proceeds going towards helping 21-year-old Aoife Beary.
# sandy screen
Is the mysterious Movie on the Beach event in Dublin really happening?
The event is being advertised on Facebook, but questions have been raised about its authenticity.
# take me to church
Hozier was the toast of the celeb-packed Coachella festival
Good stuff.