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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 21 October, 2017

Sunday 15 October, 2017

Skeletons, volcanos and crumbling cliffs - the fascinating history of Irish castles

A new book by Tarquin Blake features photographs and fascinating facts about the castles.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

WATCH: The 'rags to riches' story of Dublin's Alfie Byrne

Byrne was mayor of the city ten times.

Thursday 12 October, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Disney sets out to rival Netflix and Amazon with new family-friendly streaming app

The app, which has a huge amount of content aimed at children and parents, is available now.

Last night's Ireland game was watched by 1.1 million people at its peak

Over 51% of people watching TV at the time were tuned into the match.

Monday 9 October, 2017

Data Protection Commissioner investigating shops asking for customer email addresses after complaints

Her office has carried out a number of audits and will be issuing guidelines on e-receipts soon.

Sunday 8 October, 2017

'Not just old, white, and male': Where are the female conductors?

A new course run by the National Concert Hall in Dublin is training women as orchestral conductors.

'They were creating their vision of a new Ireland': Bringing up your family as Gaeilge in the 1950s

A new documentary looks at how some families did this from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Sitdown Sunday: Milo, Breitbart, and 'an explosive cache of documents'

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Most people don't think they'll be better off after next week's Budget

That’s according to the results of a poll for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live.

Saturday 7 October, 2017

Irish writers are pushing boundaries with books featuring abortion and marriage break-ups

We talked to authors and people in the trade about how commercial fiction is tackling tough issues.

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals

We talked to Irish filmmakers and the Irish Film Board about why it’s worth it.

Thursday 5 October, 2017

Trailer Watch:  Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Wednesday 4 October, 2017

John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'

Considered one of Ireland’s greatest writers, he has penned what he says is a feminist sequel to Henry James’ novel The Portrait of A Lady.

Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech

The man was named as Simon Brodkin.

Monday 2 October, 2017

Children 'subjected to atmosphere of fear' due to issues at residential centre

A report found that improvements followed the appointment of an interim centre manager.

Trump: Las Vegas shooting was 'an act of pure evil'

The US president addressed the nation following the worst mass shooting in modern US history.

Sunday 1 October, 2017

'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot'

Author Paul Howard turned a Dublin stereotype into a phenomenon.

Sitdown Sunday: 'How fake news turned a small town upside-down'

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Saturday 30 September, 2017

'Nobody had time to sit and ask: Why are these killings taking place? Why are they cutting people up?'

Journalist and author Martin Dillon – who wrote a number of definitive books on the Troubles – talks to us about his autobiography.

Paul Howard had to scrap a Ross O'Carroll Kelly book because of Donald Trump

Once Trump was elected, Howard felt he couldn’t write a book that didn’t address the issue.

Thursday 28 September, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Sunday 24 September, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: 'There's a different kind of blackness in her brain' - life with dementia

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

'It's especially relevant to Irish women at this time': This 2,500-year-old play has startling links to the world of 2017

The Suppliant Women is on during this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival.

Over 290 gardaí injured while on duty so far this year

That’s according to new figures shared by the Minister for Justice and Equality.

Saturday 23 September, 2017

'Fourteen kilometres separate life from death': Award-winning photographer captures the trials of refugee life

Marcos Moreno’s work is going on show in Dublin until November.

Complaint about 'misleading' online ad for Cork IVF clinic upheld

A complaint about a radio ad for the same clinic was also upheld.

Friday 22 September, 2017

George Hook moves from lunchtime slot to weekend Newstalk show

The new show will begin in December.

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

Thursday 21 September, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Want to donate blood more often? It doesn't have any major side effects

A major randomised trial could have an impact worldwide.

Here's what's on this Culture Night for families

We’ve got a round-up for you in advance of the event on Friday 22 September.

Smart meters to be rolled out across Ireland in 2019 - a year later than anticipated

All old electricity meters are to be replaced in what’s described as a ‘once-in-a-generation’ project.

'Rape can happen to anyone - we need to listen to people's stories'

A new documentary sees four women talking openly about their rapes and sexual assaults.

Sunday 17 September, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: 9/11 and the troubling story of the Falling Man

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Friday 15 September, 2017

Here’s why there was a young boy mowing the lawn at the White House today

The young boy said it was “pretty much the best day of my life”.

Thursday 14 September, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

WIN: A special overnight trip to experience Culture Night in Limerick, Mayo or Wexford

We have three trips to give away – one to each location, all of which include a curated Culture Night trail.

Sunday 10 September, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: How science is helping coma patients to communicate

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Saturday 9 September, 2017

'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating

The doctor and weight management specialist discovered the health divide in Ireland while filming a new documentary.

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