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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 22 December, 2014

Culture - Today’s News

From The Daily Edge 8 terrible Christmas singles that everyone wishes they could forget A Cheeky Christmas

Culture - Yesterday’s News

Boiled pike and Queen Elizabeth’s cure for a cold: A rare cookery book from the 1680s Gem

Boiled pike and Queen Elizabeth’s cure for a cold: A rare cookery book from the 1680s

Some of these recipes are a must-have for the cook in your life.

“There’s no shame in using a ghostwriter”

YouTube star Zoella was criticised after it emerged she had a ghostwriter – but what does a ghostwriter do, anyway?

From The Daily Edge 8 predictions and surprises in store for the Oscars Awards Season

8 predictions and surprises in store for the Oscars

Who should you put your money on?

Culture - Friday 19 December, 2014

Obama: ‘We will respond’ to North Korea hack

Sony said it still plans to release The Interview… but in a different format.

Culture - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Hackers have scared Hollywood into not releasing Seth Rogen’s new North Korea film

It comes after cinema chains all over the US dropped plans for ‘The Interview’ from their screens.

Tight purse strings means the next Irish City of Culture has been cancelled

The next event was expected in 2018 but now won’t happen.

Complaint about Brendan O’Carroll’s on-air gay marriage support rejected

BAI says having people on both sides of every debate is not an “absolute requirement”.

From The Daily Edge Hackers threaten attacks on US cinemas showing James Franco’s new film Threats

Hackers threaten attacks on US cinemas showing James Franco’s new film

The New York premiere of The Interview has been cancelled as a result.

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This special sensory event is for children who thought they’d never see a panto

It’s being held at the Helix Theatre in Dublin.

Culture - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

A L’Oreal executive really hates the smelly chip shop below his Alpine retreat

The smell is an “abnormal disturbance to the neighbourhood”, apparently.

From The Daily Edge ‘Serial’ fans set up scholarship to honour victim Hae Min Lee Serial

‘Serial’ fans set up scholarship to honour victim Hae Min Lee

Listeners are hoping to raise $25,000 to give back to Lee’s community.

Culture - Monday 15 December, 2014

Is one of your relatives in this historic photo?

It’s the scene moments before the graveside oration at the burial of Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.

From The Daily Edge Everybody’s sobbing over Apple’s weepy new Christmas ad The Song

Everybody’s sobbing over Apple’s weepy new Christmas ad

Just when you thought you were safe from the onslaught of emotional Christmas ads.

Culture - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From Business ETC Weird Wide Web: Online vigilantes, a tech founder lashing out and apps to help your sex life Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Online vigilantes, a tech founder lashing out and apps to help your sex life

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

“We are artists: no other labels please”

A new project in Co Kilkenny challenges perceptions about art.

Culture - Saturday 13 December, 2014

These unpublished photos show familiar Irish faces like you’ve never seen them before

Photographer Conor Horgan has gone through his work to pick out the great photos that never saw the light.

Culture - Friday 12 December, 2014

Culture - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Garth Brooks is inviting you to join him in his hotel room

The country star is now on Facebook, and he seems to like it!

This Irish actor has a little something in common with Daniel Craig

Moe Dunford will be honoured next month for his portrayal of a young patient suffering from schizophrenia.

Culture - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies No Selfie Control

Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies

The social media giant is developing technology to prevent you embarrassing yourself. Nice of them.

Culture - Sunday 7 December, 2014

The Week in Photos: Skyline The Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Skyline

This is the week that was, in photos…

From The Daily Edge 12 iconic music videos you never knew were made by famous directors Video Killed The Radio Star

12 iconic music videos you never knew were made by famous directors

Martin Scorcese directed a Michael Jackson video?

Dublin Sounds: An autumnal walk in Dartmouth Square

A sound sketch of a beautiful space in Dublin on a crisp autumn day…

Culture - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Greece is not happy that one of the Parthenon Marbles was sent in secret to Russia

This is the first time in two centuries that any of the contested sculptures has left Britain.

Culture - Friday 5 December, 2014

Hozier has been nominated for a Grammy Award

U2, meanwhile, have received their 47th nomination.

National museums closure threat recedes as minister provides €2m in extra funding

Heather Humphreys acknowledges the institutions are facing “funding challenges”.

Is this the best Irish book of 2014?

It’s set in the US and tells the story of a woman’s life over four decades.

From The Daily Edge Hozier fans caught out by fake ticket scam at Dublin gig Scam

Hozier fans caught out by fake ticket scam at Dublin gig

Several fans fell victim to a scam after purchasing tickets to the sold-out gig online.

Culture - Thursday 4 December, 2014

The King Nidge runners have been donated to charity… but they could be yours

Pieta House are now in possession of the coveted shoes, and are running a text-to-win competition.

From The Daily Edge Here are the full details of the new Bond film, Irish actor Andrew Scott IS in it 007

Here are the full details of the new Bond film, Irish actor Andrew Scott IS in it

Christoph Waltz and David Bautista have also joined.

Culture - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From Business ETC Happy 20th birthday Playstation! Here are some of the moments that helped shape it Celebrations
From The Daily Edge U2 announce ‘special’ shows in Dublin as part of new world tour U2

U2 announce ‘special’ shows in Dublin as part of new world tour

The band said they would be playing their home town ‘at the end of next year’.

Culture - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From Business ETC Bad news everyone! Microsoft is getting rid of Clip Art once and for all Memories

Bad news everyone! Microsoft is getting rid of Clip Art once and for all

Powerpoint presentations will never be the same again.

From Business ETC Soon you can watch Ireland’s newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival’s best efforts Game On

Soon you can watch Ireland’s newest TV station anywhere, despite its rival’s best efforts

TV3 apparently tried to block UTV from getting on Ireland’s free-to-air network.

Shane’s parents are Deaf – so he wrote the first Irish play for deaf and hearing people

The actor stars in a one man show that uses sound, light and Irish Sign Language in a unique way.

Culture - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 most talked about quotes from that Chris Rock article Race Relations

6 most talked about quotes from that Chris Rock article

Rock’s interview with New York magazine has caused a stir.

Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell has won the Turner Prize Art

Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell has won the Turner Prize

His winning work is about… Well, it’s complicated. Read on…

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