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Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 5 September, 2015

Culture - Today’s News

Bono has a message about the refugee crisis In The Name Of Love This post contains videos

Bono has a message about the refugee crisis

U2 kicked off their European tour last night and Bono got political.

Louise O’Neill: “I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious”

The Cork author’s book is one of the most talked-about novels of the year.

Pay as much or as little as you want to see Enda Kenny sing live in Cork

Okay, it’s not the Enda Kenny you’re thinking of…

“To put a match to such beautiful things – who knows what goes through that kind of person’s mind…”

Dublin’s iconic Lambert Puppet Theatre re-opens its doors today after a recent fire destroyed much of the complex.

Culture - Yesterday’s News

The bizarre way this castle protected itself from deadly attackers

Plus: a group of aristocratic playboys who drank, caroused and got up to all manner of blasphemy and badness in Ireland.

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 2 September, 2015

Culture - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

What do you make of the Pope’s advice to priests on abortion? Year Of Mercy This post contains a poll

What do you make of the Pope’s advice to priests on abortion?

Pope Francis has called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them

From Business ETC Those viral no make-up selfies aren’t what they seem Body Image

Those viral no make-up selfies aren’t what they seem

Have a quick check before you share.

Culture - Monday 31 August, 2015

Poll: Will you tune in to watch Daniel O’Donnell on ‘Strictly’? Your Say This post contains a poll
“Today the world lost a great man”: Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven RIP

“Today the world lost a great man”: Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven

Craven passed away at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76 years old.

Culture - Sunday 30 August, 2015

“Dublin isn’t all about tradition and pints of Guinness and leprechauns”

The capital is being turned into a huge art gallery in September.

Broadway star of ‘Les Misérables’ dies after falling from fire escape

The 21-year-old was the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean.

The historical origins of 6 swear words we use every day (most of us…)

The historical origins of 6 swear words we use every day (most of us…)

Who dropped the first ever f-bomb?

The world’s biggest photo competition is returning to Ireland

And it wants your images.

The Abbey theatre stage has been transformed into an icy bog for this dark play

It’s all for the performance of a Marina Carr play.

Culture - Friday 28 August, 2015

Glastonbury’s left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais

“The migrants in Calais are living in desperate conditions and we’re very pleased to be able to help support their basic humanitarian needs.”

Keep your wits about you – there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds

Ticketmaster have warned music and sporting fans to be on the lookout.

Someone called Jenna Jameson has joined the cast of Celebrity Big Brother *

And the male world is at pains to point out they have no idea who she is (* she’s a well known porn star).

Colm Meaney set to play Martin McGuinness in new ‘Chuckle Brothers’ film

The Dublin actor expressed his support for the Derry politician during the 2011 presidential election.

Culture - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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.

What will become of the Aran Islands now that their airplane service is gone?

A new tender for the commuter service to the islands has been given to a Galway helicopter firm at the expense of Aer Arann Islands, the holder of the tender for the last 45 years.

Culture - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Time for black or gay 007, says Brosnan

The Irish actor said that he thought Idris Elba would make a good James Bond.

Culture - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

WATCH: The trailer for Banksy’s Dismaland has arrived Happiest Place On Earth This post contains videos

WATCH: The trailer for Banksy’s Dismaland has arrived

“Where the magic never ends. For five weeks only.”

Here is the funniest joke at the world’s biggest comedy festival

You may or may not find this funny.

Culture - Sunday 23 August, 2015

The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life

Organisers of a Halloween party in Amsterdam are going to rain blood down on partygoers.

Culture - Saturday 22 August, 2015

The Wolfpack: The most fascinating documentary you’ll watch all year

The brothers were virtually trapped in their home for most of their lives.

The ‘flex’ dancers of New York contort their bodies in ways you never imagined possible

Meet the dancers creating hope “in a place where gang violence and police brutality are commonplace”.

Fancy joining an archaeological dig? Check out some of our favourite heritage events

Ireland’s canals, mines, breweries, potteries and cotton mills tell us much about our heritage. Let’s celebrate them.

Culture - Friday 21 August, 2015

And the world’s highest paid actress is…

Not a bad pocket of change.

Culture - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

PHOTOS: Banksy’s take on ‘the happiest place on earth’ Dismaland This post contains images

PHOTOS: Banksy’s take on ‘the happiest place on earth’

The bemusement park is opening this weekend.

Cliff Richard sings for his friend as Cilla Black is laid to rest in Liverpool

Thousands of fans lined the streets of Liverpool later today.

This photographer’s incredible photo of a refugee family has gone viral

He spoke to us about the image.

Culture - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

You can buy Buffalo Bill’s house from Silence of the Lambs for €270,000

“May I use your phone please?”

Culture - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Emma Watson had a powerful message of support for this gay rugby player

Keegan Hirst spoke frankly about coming out to his teammates at the weekend.

From Business ETC 50 new jobs at award-winning ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’ animation studio Brown Bag Films

50 new jobs at award-winning ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’ animation studio

Brown Bag Films is being acquired by a major North American studio.

Culture - Monday 17 August, 2015

The Britain’s Got Talent dog-swap controversy has gone all the way to the top

ITV were found to have misled viewers.

Eastenders’ funeral home gay sex scene gets the all clear from watchdog

Two characters were half naked in a funeral parlour.

From Business ETC Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive Gaming

Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive

But not necessarily violent.

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