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Culture - Friday 24 September, 2021

Sofa Watch: The Late Late Is Not Enough (for Daniel Craig)
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: The Late Late Is Not Enough (for Daniel Craig)

Fri 6:30 PM 31,859 Views 16 Comments

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

Culture - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Your lunchtime read: Check out the final shortlist for the RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021
# Francis Mcmanus
# Francis Mcmanus

Your lunchtime read: Check out the final shortlist for the RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021

Thu 1:00 PM 5,179 Views 2 Comments

The top three winners will have their stories featured on TheJournal.ie.

The upcoming series of Derry Girls will be its last
# Peace Out
# Peace Out

The upcoming series of Derry Girls will be its last

Thu 12:10 PM 23,509 Views 29 Comments

The show has been a critical and commercial success for Channel 4.

Culture - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Neflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

Neflix acquires the whole works of Roald Dahl

Wed 8:30 PM 28,621 Views 14 Comments

Dahl’s books have been translated into 63 languages and sold more than 300 million copies worldwide.

Culture - Friday 17 September, 2021

Georgia chess icon sues Netflix over her portrayal in The Queen's Gambit
# Nona Gaprindashvili
# Nona Gaprindashvili

Georgia chess icon sues Netflix over her portrayal in The Queen's Gambit

Sep 17th 2021, 1:55 PM 38,552 Views 0 Comments

Nona Gaprindashvili has filed a $5 million defamation suit against Netflix.

Culture Night promises a 'national moment' as events take place across the country
# Culture Night 2021
# Culture Night 2021

Culture Night promises a 'national moment' as events take place across the country

Sep 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,476 Views 6 Comments

Here are some of the highlights from tonight’s national event.

Culture - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Housing crisis on film: 'What if a woman could rebuild herself - and her own house with her own hands?'
# Herself
# Herself

Housing crisis on film: 'What if a woman could rebuild herself - and her own house with her own hands?'

Sep 11th 2021, 9:30 AM 28,971 Views 15 Comments

We speak to the film Herself’s director, Phyllida Lloyd about how it was inspired by the Irish housing crisis.

Culture - Saturday 4 September, 2021

'She was intensely, vibrantly alive': Nika McGuigan's final film tells story of sisters marked by trauma
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

'She was intensely, vibrantly alive': Nika McGuigan's final film tells story of sisters marked by trauma

Sep 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 19,824 Views 2 Comments

Nika McGuigan and Nora-Jane Noone star in the debut feature from Cathy Brady.

Culture - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Opinion: Overnight, chronic pain caused me to turn into an almost childlike version of myself
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Overnight, chronic pain caused me to turn into an almost childlike version of myself

Aug 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 18,870 Views 4 Comments

Artist Ciara Chapman’s work on chronic pain is to be exhibited in Cork city – here, she explains how chronic pain has affected her life and how art has helped.

Culture - Monday 30 August, 2021

Lee 'Scratch' Perry, reggae and dub wizard, dies at 85
# Upsetter Records
# Upsetter Records

Lee 'Scratch' Perry, reggae and dub wizard, dies at 85

Aug 30th 2021, 8:30 AM 13,015 Views 7 Comments

“You could never put your finger on Lee Perry – he’s the Salvador Dali of music,” Keith Richards told Rolling Stone in 2010.

Culture - Friday 27 August, 2021

Opinion: How Charlie Watts infused one of the greatest rock bands with jazz
# Rolling Stones
# Rolling Stones

Opinion: How Charlie Watts infused one of the greatest rock bands with jazz

Aug 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 10,320 Views 13 Comments

Professor of music Victor Coelho looks at the Rolling Stones drummer, who died this week.

Culture - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Aug 26th 2021, 8:30 PM 20,834 Views 15 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Aug 19th 2021, 8:30 PM 24,472 Views 17 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton
# Italy
# Italy

Pompeii archeologists have discovered a partially mummified skeleton

Aug 17th 2021, 3:24 PM 27,797 Views 14 Comments

White hair and part of an ear were on the remains of a man who is thought to have organised Greek performances.

'It's about reconnection': Culture Night gears up for safe but vibrant event
# Arts On The Streets
# Arts On The Streets

'It's about reconnection': Culture Night gears up for safe but vibrant event

Aug 17th 2021, 12:43 PM 10,902 Views 2 Comments

Culture Night takes place on 17 September this year.

Culture - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year

Aug 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 15,254 Views 44 Comments
  • The majority of people think live music events should go ahead this year, according to a new opinion poll
  • Three in 10 people disagree, citing concerns about Covid-19
  • Younger people are more likely to think concerts should take place, Órla Ryan writes

Culture - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Niamh Algar: 'I was fascinated by the hysteria tangled up with these video nasties'
# Censor
# Censor

Niamh Algar: 'I was fascinated by the hysteria tangled up with these video nasties'

Aug 7th 2021, 11:00 AM 16,865 Views 6 Comments

The Mullingar actress stars in a new horror film called Censor.

Culture - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Nialler9: 'We need a live events roadmap now - our futures and livelihoods depend on it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Nialler9: 'We need a live events roadmap now - our futures and livelihoods depend on it'

Aug 3rd 2021, 11:36 AM 14,275 Views 20 Comments

DJ and music writer Niall Byrne (Nialler9) says a roadmap for live music is badly needed – to give people work, and hope.

Culture - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Dublin City Council is using compulsory purchase orders to buy buildings to expand Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Dublin City Council is using compulsory purchase orders to buy buildings to expand Abbey Theatre

Jul 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 27,718 Views 25 Comments

Plans to expand the theatre were first unveiled in 2017.

Culture - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Woman arrested as French police investigate Tour de France crash
# Crash
# Crash

Woman arrested as French police investigate Tour de France crash

Jun 30th 2021, 4:17 PM 37,027 Views 16 Comments

Live television images showed the woman holding a sign, standing on the side of the road in the path of the peloton.

Netflix won't delete Ian Bailey interviews from Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary
# Ian Bailey
# Ian Bailey

Netflix won't delete Ian Bailey interviews from Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary

Jun 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 102,372 Views 0 Comments

The latest documentary, Sophie: A Murder in West Cork, will be available from today on Netflix.

Culture - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19
# Hugh Lane
# Hugh Lane

'Pass Freely': New Dublin street art honours lives lost to Covid-19

Jun 29th 2021, 9:49 PM 15,815 Views 11 Comments

The mural was created by renowned street artist Asbestos.

Culture - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 14,227 Views 5 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 14 June, 2021

Ned Beatty, star of Deliverance and Superman, dies aged 83
# Ned Beatty
# Ned Beatty

Ned Beatty, star of Deliverance and Superman, dies aged 83

Jun 14th 2021, 11:37 AM 17,879 Views 9 Comments

Beatty received only one Oscar nomination, as supporting actor for his role as corporate executive Arthur Jensen in 1976′s Network.

Culture - Friday 11 June, 2021

Opinion: Basic income for Ireland's artists? It's about time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Basic income for Ireland's artists? It's about time

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 2:29 PM 11,075 Views 24 Comments

Arts programmer Naoise Nunn looks at why it’s important the arts are funded – and valued.

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'
# China
# China

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,353 Views 19 Comments

The 160-page report by Amnesty International uses the testimony of former detainees to document the abuses.

Culture - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up
# Music
# Music

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up

Jun 10th 2021, 3:48 PM 45,870 Views 48 Comments

Pamela Joyce is to present a new evening show at the station.

Culture - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Christy Moore to headline indoor pilot gig in Killarney
# Give Me Moore
# Give Me Moore

Christy Moore to headline indoor pilot gig in Killarney

Jun 9th 2021, 4:28 PM 15,420 Views 29 Comments

Tickets, which cost €39.50 each and are sold in a bundle of six, go on sale tomorrow.

Culture - Saturday 5 June, 2021

House of Cards' Robin Wright on how grief and loss informed her latest film
# Land
# Land

House of Cards' Robin Wright on how grief and loss informed her latest film

Jun 5th 2021, 9:30 AM 31,700 Views 6 Comments

Wright directed the feature, Land, which is in cinemas on Monday.

Culture - Saturday 29 May, 2021

'Women would disappear and no one said anything': Breaking the silence on mother and baby homes
# Concert
# Concert

'Women would disappear and no one said anything': Breaking the silence on mother and baby homes

May 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 17,332 Views 25 Comments

Survivors, adoptees and Christy Moore will perform in an event at the National Concert Hall tonight.

Culture - Thursday 27 May, 2021

The Friends reunion airs today - here's what you need to know
# Pivottttttttt
# Pivottttttttt

The Friends reunion airs today - here's what you need to know

Updated May 27th 2021, 10:05 AM 54,284 Views 44 Comments

Could fans *be* any more excited?

The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle dies aged 91
# Eric Carle
# Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle dies aged 91

May 27th 2021, 7:01 AM 9,069 Views 4 Comments

The children’s book, published in 1969, sold around 40 million copies.

Culture - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Poll: Would you attend a test live event in June?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you attend a test live event in June?

May 25th 2021, 9:59 AM 39,905 Views 42 Comments

Concerts, comedy and theatre might start a phased return next month.

Culture - Monday 24 May, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know Bob Dylan?
# Dylan At 80
# Dylan At 80

Quiz: How well do you know Bob Dylan?

May 24th 2021, 10:00 PM 32,791 Views 27 Comments

The singer-songwriter is celebrating a milestone birthday today.

'Bob, a chara' — President Michael D Higgins sings Dylan's praises as the songwriter turns 80
# Forever Young
# Forever Young

'Bob, a chara' — President Michael D Higgins sings Dylan's praises as the songwriter turns 80

May 24th 2021, 12:28 PM 12,936 Views 9 Comments

The Rolling Stones and Sinead O’Connor have also paid tribute.

Culture - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

The Remote: Ireland faces 'blasphemous' entry El Diablo in tonight's Eurovision semi-final
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Ireland faces 'blasphemous' entry El Diablo in tonight's Eurovision semi-final

May 18th 2021, 11:55 AM 35,765 Views 15 Comments

Here are some TV highlights for the week ahead.

Culture - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres announces she is ending her TV show
# Calling It Quits
# Calling It Quits

US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres announces she is ending her TV show

May 12th 2021, 6:17 PM 50,356 Views 33 Comments

The veteran broadcaster said her decision was nothing to do with allegations of a toxic workplace environment on her show.

Culture - Monday 26 April, 2021

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Apr 26th 2021, 6:30 PM 21,520 Views 14 Comments

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Nomadland wins big at Oscars, but no award for Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon

Apr 26th 2021, 7:07 AM 35,693 Views 19 Comments
  • Chloe Zhao becomes first woman of colour to win Best Director
  • Anthony Hopkins, Frances McDormand, Daniel Kaluuya and Youn Yuh-jung pick up actor awards
  • Irish studio beaten to animated feature award by Pixar

Culture - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Trailer Watch
# Trailer Watch

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Apr 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 26,045 Views 27 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

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