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Sunday 7 February, 2016

A ‘fluke’ brought this Love/Hate actor from working in a call centre to Broadway

Jones will star in This Lime Tree Bower later this month.

Sitdown Sunday: They adopted a daughter – but did they kill her 12 years later?

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Saturday 6 February, 2016

These gorgeous cartoons will help you easily understand what happened in 1916

Artist Fergal McCarthy’s work is on show at the Little Museum of Dublin.

Thursday 4 February, 2016

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.

“I don’t eat, I feel sick constantly”: Protest held by homeless mothers in Ballymun

They said they spoke to a Dublin City Council employee at the protest.

Just how different is the new nude-free Playboy?

Well, it’s not that nude-free for starters.

Matt LeBlanc named as new Top Gear co-presenter

He’ll be working alongside Chris Evans, a slightly less surprising selection.

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

RTÉ Radio 1 is still hammering the opposition in the radio wars

The JNLR figures are out – here’s what people have been listening to.

Sunday 31 January, 2016

‘When a working class person writes, you’re asked: Is it like Roddy Doyle?’

Emmet Kirwan spoke to us about his role in Juno and the Paycock.

Sitdown Sunday: The true tale of the Crufts dog show murder

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Friday 29 January, 2016

Body found in slurry pit is that of missing man Diarmuid Twomey

The remains were discovered yesterday.

Thursday 28 January, 2016

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 January, 2016

Sitdown Sunday: A murder mystery – and the PI who cracked the case

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Saturday 23 January, 2016

The Big Short director wants his latest film to make you angry

We spoke to him about his latest movie – and future projects.

Friday 22 January, 2016

‘People tell me my book has changed their life’

Columnist and academic Emer O’Toole talks to us about her work.

Thursday 21 January, 2016

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.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Husky found in garden with mysterious injuries loses eye

The money for his surgery was fundraised over Facebook.

Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Manchester police fight back at ‘Canal Pusher’ serial killer myth

The situation is going to be examined in a documentary due to air tonight.

Operation Transformation leader Dan takes a break due to illness

He was diagnosed with severe colitis.

Sunday 17 January, 2016

This former Riverdance star is making a comeback – on his own terms

Brendan de Gallai’s new show, Linger, explores the topics of sexuality and ageing.

This Irish film about a Cuban drag artist is wowing people across the world

We spoke to its director, Paddy Breathnach.

Sitdown Sunday: The missing woman who became a hit on Spotify

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Saturday 16 January, 2016

They had no funds and no Netflix – but here’s why Making a Murderer got made

The Netflix series is now a phenomenon. We speak to the series’ directors.

An Irish woman is bringing music from Calais’ ‘Jungle’ camps to Ireland

Money raised from the project will go directly to the performers.

Watch out for these Irish films in 2016

From thrillers to love stories, these are the ones to watch.

Friday 15 January, 2016

Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs

A survey showed that three out of four pharmacies have experienced some form of crime.

Another cold day ahead – and temperatures set to fall below zero tonight

The low temperatures are expected tonight.

Thursday 14 January, 2016

“It’s beyond all our wildest dreams”: Landmark day for Irish cinema with nine Oscar nominations

The director of Room, Lenny Abrahamson, said he is “so delighted” with his nominations.

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.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

This Irish director’s film just scooped four Oscar nominations

Lenny Abrahamson talks to us about making the film Room, which has just scooped a number of Oscar nominations.

Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Irish film is having a Hollywood moment – but it needs a lot more money

That’s according to the Irish Film Board, which put out a call to the government for more funding today.

Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Tributes paid after body of missing Cork man recovered from River Lee

Thomas Rawley (63) was last seen in December.

Christy O’Connor Jnr’s faith helped him through the tragic death of his son

That’s according to Fr Michael Kelly’s homily at the requiem mass for the golfer today.

“Without people’s generosity, they tell us they would be dead on the streets”

We followed as Dublin Bus donated thousands of euro worth of food and items to the Capuchin Friary.

Monday 11 January, 2016

Hundreds turn out for funeral of Polish man who died alone on Christmas Day

Musicians also attended, while a garda escort accompanied him to the graveyard.

Watch: Train passenger gives shivering homeless man his t-shirt

The video has since gone viral.

Sunday 10 January, 2016

“It’s like the tide has come in”: 2016 could be a big Hollywood year for Irish film

Tonight’s Golden Globes could see a number of Irish winners.

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