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Culture - Today’s News

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Culture - Yesterday’s News

Taylor Swift is not happy with being mentioned in Kanye West’s ‘misogynistic’ new song

The lyric? “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/ I made that bitch famous’. EW.

Get ready for the new Top Gear by checking out the first ever episode from 1977

“If you happen to be a road user, and let’s face it who isn’t these days?”

Here’s why people have been criticising Meryl Streep’s comments about diversity

The actress responded to a question about diversity by saying, “We’re all Africans, really.”

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Culture - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Production company in hot water over Star Wars incident that broke Harrison Ford’s leg

Foodles Production (UK) Limited is being taken to court by the UK’s health and safety executive.

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.

“Bruce doesn’t just come here for the gigs – he comes for the pints too”

On his many journeys to Ireland Bruce Springsteen has made a habit of frequenting the Long Hall pub on Dublin’s George’s Street.

Culture - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

It’s dark, you’re sitting on stage in a rocking chair, and a woman’s voice booms out…

Get ready to experience a Samuel Beckett radio play on the Abbey Theatre stage.

Culture - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

You can now sing Happy Birthday for free

Strictly speaking every time you’ve sung it in recent times you’ve been breaching copyright. Not any longer however…

Culture - Monday 8 February, 2016

Take a break and watch Elton John join James Corden for some excellent carpool karaoke

The music was blasting as they sang their way through rain-soaked LA streets.

Culture - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Want to see the real Rebellion? These photographs bring you to the heart of the Rising

It’s part of an exhibition by the National Library of Ireland.

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.

Culture - 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.

Culture - Thursday 4 February, 2016

The Boss is coming to town: Bruce Springsteen to play Croker in May

The gig will be on 27 May.

Van Morrison just became Sir Van Morrison

The 70-year-old Belfast native was honoured with a knighthood today at Buckingham Palace.

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.

Culture - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Dev’s grandson says RTÉ’s portrayal of him in Rebellion was ‘an embarrassment’

Éamon Ó Cuív says it was “entirely false”.

Mattress Mick shared the most heartbreaking story on the Humans of Dublin Facebook page

“She’ll always be in that very special place in my heart.”

Culture - Monday 1 February, 2016

Rebellion came out fighting but in the end it went down in flames

RTÉ’s Easter Rising drama didn’t quite live up to its early promise.

“The saddest day and the most rewarding day” – Fr Brian D’Arcy on his last visit with Wogan

“Alarm bells” began to ring for the star and his family around three weeks ago, his longtime friend said.

Culture - 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.

In this day and age, how do small bands make money?

“We found a few years ago that the Credit Union funded more Irish releases than all the major labels.”

“Your Majesty, I’ve never worked here”: Wogan’s legions of fans share memories of a unique broadcaster

A cross-border national treasure with an “incredible command of language” – and an ambassador for generations of Irish people in Britain.

Culture - Saturday 30 January, 2016

A gorgeous moment on the Late Late saw the whole audience singing Streets of London

Everybody was transported back to their school days.

Here’s why people are giving out about Coldplay and Beyoncé’s new video

The video for Hymn For The Weekend hasn’t gone down well with everybody.

It’s official: Gilmore Girls is coming back on Netflix

The girls are back for at least four 90 minute shows.

Culture - 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.

Culture - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Gerry Adams has just taken a selfie with Gerry Adams Seeing Double This post contains a poll

Gerry Adams has just taken a selfie with Gerry Adams

Well, not really Gerry Adams, a wax version.

From Business ETC ‘The arts are victims of Dublin’s economic recovery’: Block T is forced to relocate Nowhere To Go

‘The arts are victims of Dublin’s economic recovery’: Block T is forced to relocate

The arts collective are faced with leaving Smithfield due to rising rents.

These are the Choice Music Prize Irish songs of the year for 2015

The final winner will be announced at Vicar Street in March.

Culture - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

‘Wonderful Life’ singer-songwriter Black has died in Cork RIP

‘Wonderful Life’ singer-songwriter Black has died in Cork

The artist, whose real name was Colin Vearncombe, had been in a coma for two weeks after a car crash. He was 53.

Culture - Monday 25 January, 2016

Was Rebellion right to say Pádraig Pearse ‘signed the death warrants’ of 1916’s leaders?

Rebellion suggested he ensured they would be executed.

Culture - Sunday 24 January, 2016

A London gallery is showing some incredible photos from the Easter Rising

Easter Rising 1916 is an exhibition from the photographic collection of Sean Sexton. And the pictures are amazing.

From Business ETC Trailers: These are the 10 Netflix original shows people will be watching in 2016 Binge Watching This post contains videos

Trailers: These are the 10 Netflix original shows people will be watching in 2016

Here’s the line-up for the year of online TV.

Culture - 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.

Culture - Friday 22 January, 2016

What did God do before the world was made? The Pope has given an answer

It’s part of a children’s book the Pontiff has written.

‘People tell me my book has changed their life’

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

One of this year’s Oscar nominees: ‘Perhaps black actors did not deserve to make the final list’

Charlotte Rampling has entered the debate over the diversity controversy.

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