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# soaps - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter
# The Channels
# The Channels

Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter

Jan 16th 2018, 7:00 PM 80,802 Views 28 Comments

The Australian soap has become a must-watch in many households. But what has given this Aussie rollercoaster such a warm place in Irish hearts? Emer McLysaght investigates ahead of the show’s 30th birthday tomorrow.

# soaps - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

Jul 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 4,258 Views 1 Comment

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

# soaps - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

15 Coronation Street characters from the 2000s that will make you weak with nostalgia
# Corrie
From The Daily Edge
# Corrie

15 Coronation Street characters from the 2000s that will make you weak with nostalgia

May 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,124 Views 6 Comments

A golden age for the soap.

# soaps - Friday 29 July, 2016

Neighbours' actress who played the infamous Mrs Mangel dies aged 92
# RIP
# RIP

Neighbours' actress who played the infamous Mrs Mangel dies aged 92

Jul 29th 2016, 4:31 PM 16,036 Views 14 Comments

British-born Vivean Gray has been described as a “true soap legend”.

# soaps - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads
# Banned
# Banned

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 37,001 Views 16 Comments

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

# soaps - Monday 17 August, 2015

Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog
# Cushty
# Cushty

Eastenders' funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog

Aug 17th 2015, 4:36 PM 22,136 Views 23 Comments

Two characters were half naked in a funeral parlour.

# soaps - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Here's why everyone is talking about Eastenders this morning
# Eelive
From The Daily Edge
# Eelive

Here's why everyone is talking about Eastenders this morning

Feb 18th 2015, 10:10 AM 6,443 Views 0 Comments

One of the actors appeared to fluff his lines last night.

# soaps - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

9 of the greatest Deirdre Barlow moments from Coronation Street
# Deirdre Barlow
From The Daily Edge
# Deirdre Barlow

9 of the greatest Deirdre Barlow moments from Coronation Street

Jan 20th 2015, 9:28 AM 25,321 Views 7 Comments

KEN!

# soaps - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Here's what Twitter thought about TV3's new soap Red Rock
# Red Rock
From The Daily Edge
# Red Rock

Here's what Twitter thought about TV3's new soap Red Rock

Jan 7th 2015, 9:38 PM 8,069 Views 5 Comments

The first episode aired tonight. But were the highly discerning Irish public impressed?

12 things we learned from the first episode of Red Rock
# Red Rock
From The Daily Edge
# Red Rock

12 things we learned from the first episode of Red Rock

Jan 7th 2015, 9:30 PM 47,764 Views 70 Comments

TV3′s new soap debuted tonight, but was it any good?

# soaps - Friday 2 January, 2015

Here's how Twitter reacted to the UTV Ireland launch last night
# Utv Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Utv Ireland

Here's how Twitter reacted to the UTV Ireland launch last night

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:23 AM 5,879 Views 1 Comment

You need a bit more than Emmerdale to enchant the Irish public. Who knew?!

# soaps - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Peggy Mitchell made a surprise return to Eastenders and Twitter totally lost it
# Peggy
From The Daily Edge
# Peggy

Peggy Mitchell made a surprise return to Eastenders and Twitter totally lost it

Sep 25th 2014, 8:25 PM 5,164 Views 6 Comments

Get outta my pub!

# soaps - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Here is the cast of TV3's new soap Red Rock
# Red Rock
From The Daily Edge
# Red Rock

Here is the cast of TV3's new soap Red Rock

Aug 27th 2014, 2:44 PM 27,443 Views 21 Comments

TV3 showed off the new faces at their schedule launch this afternoon.

# soaps - Friday 25 April, 2014

Mrs Doyle is going to be on Eastenders
# Ah Go On
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Go On

Mrs Doyle is going to be on Eastenders

Apr 25th 2014, 9:35 AM 2,946 Views 2 Comments

Pauline McLynn will be making her first appearance on the show in May.

# soaps - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Every important TV soap theme tune, ranked from worst to best
# Closer Each Day
From The Daily Edge
# Closer Each Day

Every important TV soap theme tune, ranked from worst to best

Apr 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 24,525 Views 60 Comments

THAT’S WHEN GOOD NEIGHBOUUUUURS BECOME GOOOOOD FRIIIIEEEEEEENDS.

# soaps - Monday 31 March, 2014

Dodgy Irish builders are causing havoc on a New Zealand soap opera
# BEGORRAH
From The Daily Edge
# BEGORRAH

Dodgy Irish builders are causing havoc on a New Zealand soap opera

Mar 31st 2014, 9:37 AM 4,762 Views 1 Comment

You wouldn’t bring this pair home to your mammy.

# soaps - Sunday 9 February, 2014

19 signs you grew up in a Coronation Street house
# The Street
From The Daily Edge
# The Street

19 signs you grew up in a Coronation Street house

Feb 9th 2014, 11:00 AM 7,117 Views 6 Comments

That theme tune meant only one thing… Dinnertime!

# soaps - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

This is how Twitter reacted to last night's emotional Corrie
# The Street
From The Daily Edge
# The Street

This is how Twitter reacted to last night's emotional Corrie

Jan 21st 2014, 10:45 AM 5,142 Views 1 Comment

Spoilers ahoy. Sad spoilers, too.

# soaps - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

'UTV Ireland' promises serious news and current affairs output alongside diet of UK soaps
# New Channel
# New Channel

'UTV Ireland' promises serious news and current affairs output alongside diet of UK soaps

Nov 6th 2013, 12:55 PM 11,389 Views 43 Comments

The media company has announced plans to go head to head with RTÉ and TV3 as it launches a new Dublin-based TV station.

# soaps - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

This is the greatest Fair City review you'll ever read
# Fair Dues
From The Daily Edge
# Fair Dues

This is the greatest Fair City review you'll ever read

Oct 22nd 2013, 11:59 AM 8,103 Views 5 Comments

It’s Ireland’s ‘answer to the Wire’, apparently.

# soaps - Friday 12 July, 2013

The funniest soap opera moment of all time
# Up In Flames
From The Daily Edge
# Up In Flames

The funniest soap opera moment of all time

Jul 12th 2013, 10:21 AM 1,760 Views 0 Comments

It involves a urinating doll being thrown onto a flaming barbecue.

# soaps - Monday 24 December, 2012

Column: What I’ll miss most about an Irish Christmas
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: What I’ll miss most about an Irish Christmas

Dec 24th 2012, 1:00 PM 81 Views 18 Comments

The 12 pubs, the annual soap catch-up and the post-dinner snooze – Simon Growney will be thinking longingly of them in Thailand.

# soaps - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Made in Australia: Home (and Away)-grown stars who hit the big time
# Soaps
From The Daily Edge
# Soaps

Made in Australia: Home (and Away)-grown stars who hit the big time

Nov 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 6,720 Views 0 Comments

Plus, a tentative reason to watch Shane’s death again.