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Culture - Today’s News

No Disco: 'There wasn't really anything like it on RTÉ at the time'

A new radio documentary shows off the legacy of the iconic music TV show.

Culture - Yesterday’s News

Philip Roth, a giant of American literature, has died aged 85 RIP

Philip Roth, a giant of American literature, has died aged 85

His body of work includes American Pastoral, I Married a Communist and The Human Stain.

Culture - Monday 21 May, 2018

Short story: 'To all their dues'

We feature a short story by Belfast writer Wendy Erskine from the new collection, Stinging Fly Stories.

Culture - Sunday 20 May, 2018

From Dublin Port to the 'Medieval Mile': People are being asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

Culture - Saturday 19 May, 2018

There's a play about Hamlet opening in the Abbey - and this Great Dane has a starring role Good Boy This post contains videos

There's a play about Hamlet opening in the Abbey - and this Great Dane has a starring role

‘Rehearsal, Playing the Dane’ opens on Wednesday.

From royal wedding afternoon tea to whale watching in Kerry: Here's what to do this weekend

From Waterford to Galway, some ideas to get you out of the house.

Culture - Friday 18 May, 2018

Whitney Houston documentary alleges singer was molested by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick Troubled Childhood This post contains videos

Whitney Houston documentary alleges singer was molested by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick

Houston died in 2012 from what was ruled an accidental drowning in a bathtub.

Culture - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Dublin City Council says it's NOT planning to demolish historic housing blocks

Concern was raised last week that a number of protected structures designed by Herbert Sims would be demolished.

Culture - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88 RIP

'Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88

The acclaimed writer passed away in a New York hospital according to his agent.

Dublin eatery named best place to eat in Ireland at Irish Restaurant Awards

For 2018. The awards ceremony was held last night at the Clayton Hotel in Dublin.

Modigliani painting owned by Irish horse breeder John Magnier sells for record €116 million Under The Hammer This post contains videos

Modigliani painting owned by Irish horse breeder John Magnier sells for record €116 million

Modigliani’s masterpiece Nu couche (sur le cote gauche) fetched the highest price in Sotheby’s history.

Culture - Monday 14 May, 2018

Ruth Negga to play Hamlet in new Gate Theatre production

Negga will play the title role in the upcoming production, which is directed by Yaël Farber.

Culture - Sunday 13 May, 2018

How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker

Chris Kelly’s documentary A Cambodian Spring looks at the conflict between residents and government over land in the south-east Asian country.

Culture - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From Eurovision parties to a vegan festival: Here's what to do this weekend

The weather won’t be as good as the bank holiday, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay home.

Culture - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Concern growing for 'fragile' Frightened Rabbit singer who's gone missing in Scotland

Scott Hutchison was last seen in an Edinburgh hotel this morning.

Culture - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Here's everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask A Song For Ireland This post contains videos

Here's everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask

Do we have a chance? When’s it on? Australia are in it?

Culture - Monday 7 May, 2018

Art gallery in Paris lets patrons in nude

“Naturism” in the French capital is growing as last year saw a designated patch of the Bois de Vincennes park dedicated to nudists.

Culture - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Michael Fassbender-backed film secures Irish funding before the fund's website even goes live

Calm With Horses starts filming later this month.

Culture - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax

The sugar tax comes into effect today.

Culture - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Daniel O'Donnell is going to make his Irish acting debut on Ros na Rún

The episode will see O’Donnell in town for a big day.

'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair

Writer and director Mark O’Rowe’s latest film is the next chapter in a diverse and lauded career.

'It helped me exorcise my anger': The recession inspired this zombie film set in Dublin

We spoke to its director David Freyne, and star Sam Keeley.

Culture - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Is what we think about the controversial book Lolita all wrong?

A new piece in the Dublin Dance Festival aims to explore this controversial yet much-feted book.

Intergalactic space travellers are landing in Tallaght next week

The aliens will help local children to learn more about life in the area.

Culture - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Culture - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

The actor who plays Apu on The Simpsons says he's willing to step aside

“It just feels like the right thing to do to me.”

Culture - Monday 23 April, 2018

RTÉ 'cannot continue to fund' two orchestras Note Of Caution This post contains videos

RTÉ 'cannot continue to fund' two orchestras

A review into RTÉ’s orchestras has found one should become an independent institution.

Foul play ruled out in Avicii death - reports

The Swedish DJ died on Friday in Oman, aged just 28.

Culture - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Sitdown Sunday: Doctors told her she was 'just fat' - she actually had cancer

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

Culture - Saturday 21 April, 2018

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

Mick Jagger talks about 'great times' with the Chieftains ahead of Croke Park gig

The Rolling Stones are set to perform in Dublin next month.

Culture - Friday 20 April, 2018

The world's best photographs have been announced - and a shot of Ireland is part of the winning entry

British photographer Alys Tomlinson won Photographer of the Year at the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.

Culture - Thursday 19 April, 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.

Culture - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Mary Black 'upset' as Dublin concerts rescheduled due to illness

The singer was also forced to postpone shows in Killarney and Waterford earlier this month.

Demolition of Dublin's iconic Screen cinema begins

The much-loved cinema had been out of use since its closure in 2016.

Culture - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

'Exceptional talent': These are the best pieces of art by Ireland's young artists

17-year-old Hetty Lawlor was announced as the overall winner of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition today.

Irish author Paul Lynch shortlisted for prestigious Walter Scott Prize

The £25,000 prize is considered one of the world’s most acclaimed literary prizes.

Culture - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Dublin is to turn into Musictown this month - here are the highlights

We’ve taken a look at the line-up.

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