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Culture - Yesterday’s News

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Culture - Yesterday’s News

This is what a Dubliner looked like in the 16th century

Facial reconstruction analysis has been performed on a skull discovered at the entrance of Trinity College in 2014.

The signatures of Collins, Griffith and Markievicz are all in this book (but Eamon de Valera's is not)

Exactly 100 years on from the historic East Clare by-election, an incredibly rare autograph book has made its way back to Ennis.

'We're racist to each other. We body shame each other': Irish Youtuber on the LGBT community

Riyadh Khalaf is hosting the new BBC documentary Queer Britain.

Sitdown Sunday: Inside Gwyneth Paltrow's 'ridiculous' Goop health summit

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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Culture - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age

Independent Book Shop week starts today, celebrating the great and the good of the indie bookseller.

Culture - Friday 23 June, 2017

Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled

The 19-time Grammy winner was due to perform this Sunday.

Hundreds queue for free tickets as Abbey Theatre shows it is "open to all"

They were queuing for tickets for a preview of the show Room.

A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity

An interview with DJ Goldie has people wondering if the artist is in fact Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack.

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist included 60 projects across 13 counties and three international projects.

Culture - Thursday 22 June, 2017

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

Poll: How many countries have you visited? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How many countries have you visited?

Home bird or travel addict?

Culture - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun New Fella This post contains videos

Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun

It’s part of Mattel’s drive to make its iconic dolls more diverse.

Culture - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career Daniel Day-day This post contains a poll

Daniel Day-Lewis is calling it quits on his acting career

The multi Oscar-winning actor is giving up his acting career at the age of 60.

Culture - Monday 19 June, 2017

A rising star of Irish film has just sold his new drama to Fox

Gerard Barrett has won plaudits for his films Pilgrim Hill and Glassland, as well as his TV series Smalltown.

Culture - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Adoption in Ireland: 'We're still going through it, we're still carrying the shame'

Playwright Noelle Brown, who was born in a mother and baby home, has written a play about her search for her birth mother.

Culture - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Japanese monk gives 'funerals' for old dolls' souls

It’s a common belief in Japan that all things have a soul – including unwanted dolls.

Carrie Fisher's death caused by sleep apnea and 'other causes', coroner says

The legendary Star Wars actress died suddenly last December.

Culture - Friday 16 June, 2017

From fine food to shanty bands: Here are eleven interesting things happening this weekend

Stuck for ideas this weekend? Check out our event guide.

Culture - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'It was a horrible sight': Blimp bursts into flames near US Open

The pilot was brought to hospital and an investigation has been launched.

46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine' Better Late Than Never This post contains videos

46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine'

The anti-war track was first written in 1971.

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 14 June, 2017

Patrick Pearse 1916 surrender letter sells for £263,000 at London auction

The estimated sale price was less than half of that.

Culture - Monday 12 June, 2017

Writers and artists will now find it a lot easier to get social welfare

The government initiative will allow artists access social welfare supports.

Culture - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Futuristic 'drone ports' are one way of redesigning empty shopping centres

As the e-commerce sector grows, the ‘drone port’ could make deliveries easier for companies.

In the age of Trump, two American newspapers are flying the flag for hard news journalism

Already household names, Trump’s election has seen the New York Times and Washington Post hitting new heights with their investigative journalism.

Culture - Saturday 10 June, 2017

After 17 years of Pythonesque disasters, Terry Gilliam has finally finished making Don Quixote

The director Brazil and Twelve Monkeys is delighted to have finally finished the epic film.

Colombian bin man finds book in garbage. 20 years on, he has library with 25,000 discarded books

From his first find of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, Jose Alberto Gutierrez has amassed thousands of books.

Culture - Friday 9 June, 2017

Tomorrow's UK papers will make grim reading for Theresa May

There’s no let up after for the British PM.

Bizarre hoax email to councillors claimed high-earners exempt from €6 gallery entry fee

Letters and emails were sent to all 63 Dublin City councillors; the Hugh Lane Gallery has clarified that it has nothing to do with this.

Culture - Thursday 8 June, 2017

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 6 June, 2017

Gardaí investigating after large hole dug in Longford heritage site

Granard Motte is one of Ireland’s premier surviving examples of a medieval motte and bailey structure.

Culture - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Netflix's The Keepers highlights harrowing sexual abuse in a 1960s US Catholic school

The documentary investigates the murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik in 1969.

Leave your tent behind at festivals? Here's why you shouldn't

They usually end up in landfills, and are very difficult to recycle or incinerate.

Culture - Saturday 3 June, 2017

This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free

It’s also engaging in a fascinating project with a circus group called Extraordinary Bodies.

Culture - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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.

The Books of Kells has some company as Trinity unveils four priceless manuscripts

The Garland of Howth, the Book of Dimma, the Book of Mulling and the Codex Usserianius Primus will now be shown for the first time.

Culture - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Parents may no longer have a 'moral duty' to provide for children in wills

The Law Reform Commission has made some recommendations.

Culture - Monday 29 May, 2017

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer HPV

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer

Hiqa is recommending a HPV test first instead.

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