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Culture - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Why are some users seeing the old version of Google Search? Upgrade

Why are some users seeing the old version of Google Search?

The change is intentional, by the way.

From Business ETC Apple’s latest plan could turn the next iPhone into a digital wallet Payments

Apple’s latest plan could turn the next iPhone into a digital wallet

The company is said to have reached a deal with Visa, Mastercard and American Express over a new payment service that uses NFC technology.

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Culture - Sunday 31 August, 2014

The Week in Photos: Hands Up Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Hands Up

This is the week that was, in photos…

From The Daily Edge Where are they now? 10 once-successful Irish bands and what became of them Where Are They Now
From The Daily Edge Comedians are tweeting prayers for Joan Rivers amid ‘life support’ reports Treasure

Comedians are tweeting prayers for Joan Rivers amid ‘life support’ reports

There has been an outpouring of well-wishes on Twitter.

Culture - Saturday 30 August, 2014

This Irish band is huge worldwide – so why isn’t this recognised at home?

Primordial launch their latest album with a metal festival in Ireland later this year.

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today Seamus Heaney This post contains images

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today

Here’s a collection of art inspired by the beloved poet…

Culture - Friday 29 August, 2014

Look out, Stradbally, there’s a bit of rain heading your way

We’re not talking flood volumes of rain but you’ll definitely need those wellies…

Culture - Thursday 28 August, 2014

An Post’s anniversary tribute to Seamus Heaney is beautiful

For when you want to rest the squat pen between finger and thumb and, you know, write a letter…

Culture - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 of the moments that made Richard Attenborough a treasure RIP

Culture - Sunday 24 August, 2014

The Week in Photos: Me, Myself and I Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Me, Myself and I

This is the week that was, in photos…

Weird Wide Web: Secret dinner parties, speeding Google cars and a test of your sanity

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Culture - Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 wonderful gifts Roddy Doyle has given the world Imelda Quirke's Arse

7 wonderful gifts Roddy Doyle has given the world

His Barrytown Trilogy has so much to offer.

Culture - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside Patrick's Day

Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside

Terry McMahon’s Patrick Day is headed for an LA screening.

Culture - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

If you do yoga, it’s probably down to this man who has died aged 95

The Indian guru is credited more than anyone else for taking the practice worldwide.

Culture - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Opinion: The Roses have thick enough skins to take the constant Father Ted ‘lovely girls’ joke

Last year’s Monaghan Rose says the festival has had a hugely positive effect on her life and she’ll take a bit of slagging because she’s proud to be part of it all.

Culture - Sunday 17 August, 2014

The Week in Photos: Seeing Double Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Seeing Double

This is the week that was, in photos…

Culture - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge All-female Ghostbusters? Here’s why you can expect to see more female-led blockbusters Blockbusters

All-female Ghostbusters? Here’s why you can expect to see more female-led blockbusters

Several reboots of franchises starring women are in the pipeline.

From The Daily Edge 9 modern slang phrases broken down and explained Bae Watch

9 modern slang phrases broken down and explained

Know your “thot” from your “bae”.

Culture - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Heather Humphreys battles pirates to bring Culture Night news to the masses

The national event will take place on Friday 19 September.

From The Daily Edge ‘YOLO’ and ‘amazeballs’ have been added to the Oxford Dictionaries FML

‘YOLO’ and ‘amazeballs’ have been added to the Oxford Dictionaries

Along with ‘douchebaggery’, appropriately enough.

Culture - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 most offbeat shows on RTÉ One’s new autumn schedule Guess Who's Dead

8 most offbeat shows on RTÉ One’s new autumn schedule

“Ireland’s next great supermarket product”.

From The Daily Edge Here’s what will happen in Love/Hate season 5* Love/Hate

Here’s what will happen in Love/Hate season 5*

*Some of it. As far as we know.

Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world

Culturally, these Irish writers belong to the world – but all of them saw life and used language from an Irish perspective.

From The Daily Edge Legendary actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89 RIP

Legendary actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

The star passed away from a stroke on Tuesday morning.

Culture - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge You have to read this incredible story about a young comedian meeting Robin Williams RIP

You have to read this incredible story about a young comedian meeting Robin Williams

Saturday Night Live’s Norm MacDonald shared a wonderful, heartbreaking memory on Twitter.

From The Daily Edge 10 of the greatest Robin Williams quotes to live by RIP

10 of the greatest Robin Williams quotes to live by

The late actor certainly had a way with words.

From The Daily Edge People are leaving tributes to Robin Williams outside the Mork and Mindy house RIP

People are leaving tributes to Robin Williams outside the Mork and Mindy house

The legendary comedian and actor died yesterday in a suspected suicide.

Culture - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Is this woman the best Irish writer you’ve never heard of?

Maeve Brennan wrote incredible short stories and essays. A new play explores her work and legacy.

From Business ETC Here’s why the view count on new YouTube videos always stop at 301 Viral

Here’s why the view count on new YouTube videos always stop at 301

Why doesn’t it stop at 300, or 299?

Fiddles at the ready: The world’s biggest trad music session kicks-off in Sligo today

President Higgins will be on hand to open Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

Culture - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Life on the dole – a dark and humorous diary

Tobias Kirkner arrived back to Ireland and thought it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’… he was wrong.

Culture - Thursday 7 August, 2014

This Temple Bar lane is going to be turned into an open-air art gallery

The Love the Lanes project will see artists creating works which will hang at Crampton Court throughout August.

Culture - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Great British Bake Off is back! Here’s why we’re all so mad about it… Lovely Buns

Great British Bake Off is back! Here’s why we’re all so mad about it…

We don’t think you’re ready for Mrs Berry.

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches Technicolour This post contains images

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches

The Open University has ‘colourised’ some photos from the time.

Culture - Monday 4 August, 2014

The mysterious young doctor who captured Ireland in black and white

John J Clarke loved taking photographs of the world around him – and luckily for us, 200 of his photos have been digitised.

From The Daily Edge 20 podcasts you need to bookmark for your morning commute Podcasts

20 podcasts you need to bookmark for your morning commute

The best in comedy, storytelling and more.

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