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Culture - Today’s News

An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late Late Night At Frank's This post contains videos

An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late

It’s early days, but GoLive creations have some lofty ambitions.

Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum

The thieves broke into the museum through the roof and used sledgehammers to break a first-floor window.


Culture - Yesterday’s News

Controversial Piss Christ photograph of Jesus in urine will be displayed at Irish art show

The photograph by Andres Serrano has provoked controversy for almost 30 years.

Culture - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Vodafone bull ad branded "disgraceful" for making light of "very dangerous animals" Cow-ards This post contains videos

Vodafone bull ad branded "disgraceful" for making light of "very dangerous animals"

The Advertising Standards Authority found the ad to be in breach of their guidelines.

Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play

They were there to launch a new bill from Labour TD Willie Penrose.

Culture - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Germany has stopped Facebook from harvesting WhatsApp subscriber data

Hamburg’s Commissioner for Data Protection added that Facebook would be required to delete data already received from WhatsApp in Germany.

Culture - Monday 26 September, 2016

'I've had a lot of lucky escapes': This man has been going to matchmaking festivals for 70 years

“I used to go home with a pocketful of phone numbers – this was my fodder for the winter!”

Culture - Sunday 25 September, 2016

The woman behind Can't Cope, Won't Cope: "I was hell-bent on getting this on screen"

Stefanie Preissner talks to us about her new series ahead of the third episode airing tomorrow.

Coronation Street actor fired over series of "racially offensive" tweets

Marc Anwar has played the character of Sharif Nazir on the soap since 2014.

Shopping mall home to 'world's saddest bear' refuses wildlife park offer

Photos of Pizza show the polar bear lying listlessly in a gloomy, windowless room while visitors crowd around with phones.

Culture - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Make no mistake, today's March for Choice is just the beginning of a long ground war

How are both sides shaping up Ireland’s abortion debate?

Culture - Friday 23 September, 2016

A naked Donald Trump statue has been robbed from a Miami gallery rooftop

Miami police have said that they arrested Pedro Rodriguez and charged him with theft and burglary.

There's just one week left to enter your pictures of Ireland's greatest monuments

Amateur and professional photographers must submit their photos before next Friday to be in with a chance of winning the cash prize.

'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds

The DCU research concentrated on the health of moderately fit and unfit transition-year students in the greater Dublin area.

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

Culture - Thursday 22 September, 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.

Here's what we can expect from Gogglebox Ireland tonight

The hugely popular UK version saw between three and four million viewers per series.

Farewell To Soggy Bottoms: Mary Berry is refusing to follow the Bake-Off to Channel 4

Berry said she was staying with the BBC out of “loyalty”, but her fellow judge Paul Hollywood is following the dough to Channel 4.

Culture - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are shooting a film 'all over Dublin' this month

It’s like Braveheart all over again.

Culture - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Multimillion euro children's science centre to be built alongside Ireland's only Real Tennis court

The proposals mean 200 exhibits in the the old north wing of the NCH will connect to the Real Tennis building by a tunnel.

"It should never have happened": Irish soldiers' forgotten battle told in Siege of Jadotville

The film got a standing ovation when it premiered in Dublin last night.

Culture - Monday 19 September, 2016

'It was the loneliest time of my life': Readers share their experiences of miscarriage

Eight women who all feel that miscarriage needs to be spoken about more.

Sound of Music star Charmian Carr dies at 73

The actor portrayed Liesl von Trapp in the classic 1965 film.

Donald Trump got a bit of a doing at the Emmys last night

Host Jimmy Kimmel also pulled no punches, at one point referring to Trump’s wife Melania as ‘Malaria’.

Culture - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure has inspired one of the year's funniest films

We met the director and the film’s stars.

Sitdown Sunday: 'They say my son's Sandy Hook death was a hoax'

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

A Galway-based company is making Ireland's first ever stop-motion feature film

Morten is being produced by Telegael and will include stars such as Brendan Gleeson.

Culture - Saturday 17 September, 2016

A Nazi programme and GAA medals are among pieces of Irish history soon to go on sale

The auction in Kilkenny features over 800 lots.

Pictures: The Silent Land - life on the Aran Islands

A new photo project by Italian photographer Tiberio Ventura documents the otherworldliness of life on the islands.

The search for a cure for migraine - one of the most disabling illnesses in the world

More than half a million people in Ireland suffer from migraine, and this can have a serious impact on their ability to reach their potential.

Jerusalem artichoke - the tasty, popular veg with a dark secret

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with Jerusalem artichoke, a veg that’s become increasingly popular in high-end restaurants.

Do you know your 'blind spots'? How to look after your mental health

The CEO of the Psychological Society of Ireland gives practical tips on how to encourage positive mental well-being.

Culture - Friday 16 September, 2016

Ian Dempsey and Dave Fanning are going into the Irish radio hall of fame

The two will be joined by South East Radio’s Eamonn Buttle and Downtown Radio’s Trevor Campbell.

Tonight is Culture Night - here's what's happening around the country

While some of last year’s most popular venues are returning to the event, there will also be some new venues added to the fun.

Culture - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Michelle Mulherin accuses GAA of discrimination after failing to get an All-Ireland ticket at the last minute

A GAA spokesman said that it’s not true to say their ticketing rules have changed since the 2015 final, when Dublin dethroned champions Kerry.

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98FM accused of 'racial discrimination' in job application by Dublin woman

The company says that no such discrimination took place.

Culture - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Red Rock roars to the top of the 2016 IFTA TV Awards

Nominations for this year’s awards show were announced today.

'When it comes to our weekly weigh-in, all five of us are really nervous'

This week, Celebrity Operation Transformation participant Brenda Donohue talks about how the most convenient food often isn’t the most healthy.

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