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Yesterday’s News

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'

Being an Irish headline band doesn’t mean that you’re rolling in it – and you might be facing serious financial challenges. We talked to three musicians.

Sitdown Sunday: The woman whose digital life was turned against her

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

Concern over space for families at medal ceremony for Jadotville survivors

The Department of Defence has said it has put in place arrangements to accommodate additional attendees.

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Saturday 18 November, 2017

MEPs to vote on scrapping daylight saving time 'for health and safety reasons'

A new EU study said that health research associates DST with disruption to circadian rhythm.

Thursday 16 November, 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.

'I made just 97p in a month from plays of Brewing Up A Storm on YouTube'

At the launch of a new IMRO report today, there was a serious focus on the issue of copyright and how much musicians make from sites like YouTube.

'I don't think they know what they have': Upset as Savoy Screen One to be split into separate auditoriums in 2018

However, the director of IMC could not confirm exactly what date this would occur.

Ryanair brings Irish Independent and journalist to court

The journalist has recently been reporting on pay talks Ryanair has been having with pilots.

Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Australians have voted Yes for same-sex marriage laws

The results of a non-binding postal survey were announced this evening – paving the way for laws to be brought in.

Everyone in the Oireachtas is to 'promote dignity and respect' for their colleagues

They have agreed they will “adopt consistent standards” on the issue in the wake of sexual assault and harassment scandals here and abroad.

Man doesn't say 'f*** you' to Paddington in advert

Some who watched the Marks and Spencer Christmas ad were convinced the little bear was sworn at.

Here's what happened today: Tuesday

Ireland V Denmark, Conor McGregor’s apology and plant-based milk had people talking today.

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department

It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.

Over 100 complaints received by ASAI over ad for 'plant-based' dairy milk

The campaign is being run by the National Dairy Council.

Fancy helping people kiss the Blarney Stone? Here's your chance

Blarney Castle is looking for a new keeper – we found out what the job involves.

Monday 13 November, 2017

Alison Spittle on sexism, friendship, and how the midlands made her funny

We talked to the comedian about her brand new TV show, which debuts tonight.

Sunday 12 November, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: Harvey Weinstein's 'army of spies'

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

Saturday 11 November, 2017

Story extract: 'Dad, we have to stop talking - you're dead'

We talk to one of the editors of a new anthology of writing by women from Northern Ireland.

Thursday 9 November, 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 8 November, 2017

COMPETITION: Win these books nominated for the Irish Book Awards Win

COMPETITION: Win these books nominated for the Irish Book Awards

Six great books about a range of topics.

Sunday 5 November, 2017

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

We talked to them about how they did it.

This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War

Albert Cashier was born Jennie Hodgers in Clogherhead.

Sitdown Sunday: The true story of the Amityville Horror

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

Saturday 4 November, 2017

Ruth Fitzmaurice: 'The writing just came out - it was raw inside me'

The author of I Found My Tribe, who is married to the late Simon Fitzmaurice, is nominated for an Irish Book Award.

Babies born at 35 weeks 'could be at risk of heart diseases when adults'

That’s according to scientists who carried out tests on lambs.

Four years after 'GPO girl' mystery, the woman behind it appeals jail sentence in Australia

She appeared in court this week to appeal her sentence.

Thursday 2 November, 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.

Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017

The nominees for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book awards were announced today.

How and why under-pressure gardaí faked checkpoints

It’s detailed in a report from the Policing Authority.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Gardaí reported fake checkpoints - and falsified 400k more breath checks than previously thought

Gardaí are having their fingers rapped over breath tests again – this time by the Policing Authority.

Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Gardaí investigating sudden death of woman (64) in Co Galway hotel bedroom

A post-mortem is due to be carried out.

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.

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