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Culture - Yesterday’s News

Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director

A special screening of his most famous film will take place as part of this year’s St Patrick’s Day Festival.

'I was in mortgage arrears - so I sold my possessions and became a reluctant landlord'

Veronica Dyas explores her experience, and the situation with housing in Ireland, in her latest play.

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Culture - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin Year Of The Dog This post contains videos

Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin

Chinese New Year Celebrations will continue on until 4 March and see events taking place across Ireland.

Culture - Friday 16 February, 2018

Poll: Have you watched an Irish-produced film in the last year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you watched an Irish-produced film in the last year?

Gabriel Byrne has said people making films cheaply here doesn’t actually constitute an industry.

Gabriel Byrne: 'People coming in and making films in Ireland cheaply - that's not an industry'

The legendary actor said that Ireland has the same battle as every small country in succeeding in the film industry.

'It's great PR': Iconic Irish buildings are going red today to mark the start of Chinese New Year

For the past three years prominent buildings have been lit up to highlight the importance of the Irish Chinese community.

Culture - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Black dresses on the red carpet as gender equality is put on the agenda at IFTA awards

Tonight’s ceremony took place at the Mansion House.

Culture - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

1916 relatives lose battle against the State in case over Moore Street site

One of the street’s buildings is declared a national monument.

Famous graffiti wall behind Bernard Shaw pub to be demolished to make way for 260-flat complex

A Dublin street artist has suggested preserving the wall in some way, by assigning another one nearby for artists’ use.

Culture - Monday 12 February, 2018

Deal done for Cork's new event centre but it could end up costing the State more money

The Irish Examiner reports that than an extra €10 million of public money has been pledged.

Culture - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Dublin City's Weaver Park nominated for a European urban park prize

The park, located in the heart of the Liberties, was opened in September last year.

Culture - Saturday 10 February, 2018

The Young Offenders on cracking the English Market and being 'huge in Germany'

We sat down for a chat with the stars of the hit series, which has just been snapped up for a second series.

Culture - Friday 9 February, 2018

From the archives: A Christmas card from Countess Markievicz in Holloway Prison

In our final piece marking the centenary of the women’s vote in 1918, we take a look at items in the archive related to Countess Markievicz.

Culture - Thursday 8 February, 2018

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.

'There's nowhere to go, he's got an AK47, and we assumed we were going to die either way'

We talked to the three men who foiled the 2015 attempted terror attack on a train to Paris – and who’re now starring in a Clint Eastwood film about what happened.

Culture - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington This post contains videos

"Votes for women!": Suffragette's granddaughter returns to smash windows at Dublin Castle

The historic window smashing by suffragette Hanna Sheehy Skeffington was reenacted to mark 100 years since legislation was passed that gave Irish women the right to vote.

Culture - Monday 5 February, 2018

Bitcoin brain teaser: This cryptic painting just earned someone €40,000

The puzzle was created by crypto artists @coin_artist and Rob Myers in early 2015.

Culture - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Session mots and atomic drops: How an underground wrestling night became a huge hit in Dublin

Tapping into Irish culture to develop its characters, Over the Top Wrestling has grown hugely since it began in 2014.

How Clark Gable once portrayed Charles Stewart Parnell in one of the 'worst films of all time'

Gable said he’d never do another period piece after Parnell, and had to be persuaded to do Gone With The Wind.

Culture - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'He was the One Direction of his day': These musicians want to resurrect the almost-forgotten Thomas Moore

Thanks to Moore, we have Irish songs and music that would have died with end of oral history.

Dublin Castle to reenact moment an Irish suffragette smashed its windows

Next Tuesday will mark 100 years since legislation was passed that would give women the right to vote.

Lady Gaga cancels remainder of European tour citing 'severe pain'

The singer suffers from fibromyalgia, a condition which can cause severe pain all over the body.

Culture - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Want to tell everyone a hidden story about Ireland? Here's your chance

The International Literature Festival Dublin is looking for people to share a story connected to writing – and they’ll help bring it to the stage.

The Jacksons to perform in Ireland this summer

Tito, Jackie, Marlon and Jermaine will perform at the Beatyard Festival in Dun Laoghaire.

Culture - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

This man will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision

Dubliner Ryan O’Shaughnessy will perform the song ‘Together’ later this year in Lisbon.

Culture - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

English pop band Erasure have cancelled two more sold out Dublin shows

The shows will be rescheduled for a yet to be announced later date.

Culture - Monday 29 January, 2018

Tonight's Dublin gig by pop band Erasure has been cancelled at the last minute

Vocalist Andy Bell is suffering from a throat infection.

Culture - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Dublin Castle could get a blue plaque where an Irish suffragette smashed a window

Dublin City Council are to make a decision on the proposal submitted by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington’s granddaughter by the end of the month.

'We think of ourselves as a bit separate to Hollywood': The secrets behind the Wallace & Gromit creators' new movie

We talk to the director of Early Man about how they make things work.

How a young woman from Thurles became Ireland's first 'fashion radical'

Too little remembered these days, Irene Gilbert was world renowned – counting Princess Grace among her clients.

Culture - Friday 26 January, 2018

Steven Spielberg to remake iconic musical West Side Story

It’ll be the legendary director’s first musical.

Culture - Thursday 25 January, 2018

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.

Thrillers, shootings, Katie Taylor and folklore - what we can expect from Irish films in 2018

The Irish Film Board has announced details of its funding of homegrown film and TV productions this and last year.

Culture - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Elton John announces last ever world tour including a final Dublin gig next year

The 70-year-old said his farewell tour may last “several years”.

It's 300 years since they died - here's what one of Ireland's best-known writers and his muse actually looked like

Human Remains Services Ireland (HRSI) have completed a project to reconstruct the visages of Jonathan Swift and his muse and companion Esther ‘Stella’ Johnson.

Culture - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Netflix has so cornered the streaming market it's now worth $100 BILLION

The company has 110.6 million paid subscribers across the globe.

Model quits L'Oreal ad campaign due to alleged 'anti-Israeli' tweets

Khan was to be the first woman in a hijab to front a mainstream shampoo campaign.

Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson's

The singer has said he plans to keep writing and recording.

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