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Culture - Today’s News

Life, death and the story of a motorway bypassing towns in the West When All Is Ruin This post contains videos

Life, death and the story of a motorway bypassing towns in the West

A new documentary explores the twists and turns of the M18 motorway.

Cork art gallery opening its doors for nude tours this weekend

Attendees will be able to “view the subject of nudes from a place of nudity”, organisers said.

'They were terrified something terrible would be revealed': What happened when a granddaughter uncovered her grandfather's secret tapes

Emma O’Grady’s one woman show, ‘What good is looking well, when you’re rotten on the inside’ hits the road on a national tour.

Culture - Yesterday’s News

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's our pick of tonight's events

Thousands of people are expected to take in festivities tonight as cultural venues across Ireland open their doors for free.

Culture - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Home is just a word. But in Ireland the word home has always been different to home somewhere else'

Writer Colm Keegan examines what is home to us here in Ireland – is it a feeling, is it a right?

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the North

Culture Night is tomorrow and with everything from researching your name to retro gaming there’s something for everyone in the North.

Next James Bond film back on track as Cary Fukunaga named its new director

Danny Boyle left the project over ‘creative differences’ last month.

Famine film Black 47 has made over €1 million at the Irish box office

The film, directed by Lance Daly, came out two weeks ago.

Culture - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

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WATCH: We took our readers on a preview Culture Night bus tour

Culture Night is happening this Friday 21 September and will see many venues around Ireland open their doors to the public.

'Your 30s are a tricky time for women. The biological and social pressures to conform are immense'

Actor and playwright Christiane O’Mahony wonders if seahorses have the right idea about how to live.

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the South

Have you planned what you are doing this Culture Night? Here’s our guide to activities in the South.

Culture - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'

Karen Cogan has written a play about a fictional young lesbian in Cork for this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival.

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the Midlands and West

Here’s what to check out this Culture Night in the Midlands and West.

There was a marriage proposal on stage at the Emmy Awards

Plus, the other key moments and the big winners…

Culture - Monday 17 September, 2018

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in Dublin and the East

Over the course of this week we’ll roundup the Culture Night events taking place near you.

Film about young female boxer in 1960s Ireland wins major Toronto award

The film won the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Culture - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'He was having nightmares about masked men': Why would a mother bring her son to be shot?

The documentary, by Sinéad O’Shea, explores the difficulties experienced by people living in the Creggan area of Derry.

Culture - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Irish films pick up great reviews at Toronto and Venice festivals

Papi Chulo and Rosie were particularly singled out for praise.

WATCH: Paul Howard on Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, fame and finding inspiration in Kiely's pub

The author’s latest book is out now.

The Little Stranger: Lenny Abrahamson on the secret of directing a movie with a twist This post contains videos

The Little Stranger: Lenny Abrahamson on the secret of directing a movie with a twist

Abrahamson’s follow-up to the all-conquering Room is a movie that defies characterisation.

Culture - Thursday 13 September, 2018

This David Hockney painting is expected to fetch $80m and set the record for a living artist

The British artist’s Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) will be auctioned in November.

Culture - Monday 10 September, 2018

New PJ Gallagher show looks at when his mum moved 6 men with schizophrenia into the family home

It was part of a move to get people out of institutions and into the community. The story is explored in the new show Madhouse.

Dublin City Council to pay €45m to fund proposed Parnell Square library

That amounts to just under half of the estimated cost for the Cultural Quarter.

Culture - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?

Rarely a year went by in the late 1970s without Turkey or Greece sitting out the event.

'I felt like there was a curse over the thing': What it was like making Ireland's first Famine feature film

The director Lance Daly and star Stephen Rea talk to us about the highs and lows of making Black ’47.

Culture - Friday 7 September, 2018

WIN: A seat for you and a friend on our 2018 Culture Night preview bus in Cork

We’re heading back to the Rebel County for a second year.

Early bird tickets for next year's Electric Picnic sell out

More tickets will go on sale in 2019.

Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study

The move came after some backlash from people in the film industry.

Culture - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'Ireland is the champion of progress at the moment, it's beating everyone else hands down'

Columnist and author Caitlin Moran gives her view on Ireland post-Eighth referendum, and on what it means to be famous.

Culture - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Bono's got his voice back and U2 have returned to the road

He’s seen a doctor and he’s grand now.

End of an era for iconic children's characters as Lambert Puppet Theatre to close

The theatre was founded by puppeteer Eugene Lambert in 1972.

Culture - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Derry Girls and Young Offenders stars team up for dark comedy set during the Troubles

The play is written by the Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee.

Culture - Friday 31 August, 2018

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know

More than 50,000 people are set to descend upon Stradbally in Laois for the biggest event of the Irish festival calendar.

Culture - Thursday 30 August, 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.

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis

Rosie is about a young family who are homeless and living in hotels.

Culture - Monday 27 August, 2018

Over half of the 70,000 workers at Walt Disney World are to vote on $15 minimum wage

The increase would apply to unionised workers at the park and would bring the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Culture - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'People always say my dad is amazing. He's not, he's just blind'

A new play aims to challenge perceptions about people with disabilities.

Culture - Friday 24 August, 2018

'They're reimagining the city': Artists flock to Waterford to transform its streets

As the festival expands, organisers are looking for alternative funding models to keep Waterford Walls going.

Culture - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Open-air gigs, Oscar-nominated film workshops, and river racing: Culture Night programme goes live

More than 4,000 free events will take place across the country on 21 September.

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