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Culture - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Conserving our heritage: 'One woman was in tears that her home was a protected structure'

If your local authority decides your house or business is a protected structure, what actually happens?

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty? Always On This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty?

A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.

Sitdown Sunday: Solving the murder of Peter Falconio

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

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Culture - Saturday 18 February, 2017

In the cold North Sea, the Shetland Islands flirts with independence from Britain (and Scotland)

Brexit has forced the islands to think again about their situation.

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

A tiny French restaurant was awarded a Michelin star by mistake and was 'swamped'

It took nearly a week to for the error to be corrected.

Culture - Friday 17 February, 2017

Why your next TV binge should be... Marvel's Agents of SHIELD

Looking for a superhero series with brains AND a heart? Here it is.

Poll: Should British Empire inspired Irish street names be changed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should British Empire inspired Irish street names be changed?

Are streets such as Victoria Street insulting?

Culture - Thursday 16 February, 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.

Joyce thanks Yeats for his 'helping hand' in letters just bought by the State

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said that an extra €500,000 had been allocated to acquire the letters.

'My Ireland celebrates the underdog who pulled like a dog'

Poet Stephen James Smith has written a poem for the upcoming St Patrick’s Day Festival which is being widely praised online

Culture - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Big news for His Dark Materials fans, Philip Pullman is releasing a new trilogy

The original novels have gone on to sell 17.5 million copies around the world.

Culture - Monday 13 February, 2017

Adele on her Grammy wins: 'My idol is Queen Bey and I adore you'

Grammy count 2017: Adele 5 Beyonce 2

Culture - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Sean Spicer gets his second skewering in two weeks courtesy of SNL's Melissa McCarthy

The portrayal of Trump’s press secretary has proven plenty popular.

Bafta nominee for British Short Film award was funded under 1916 Rising scheme

The Irish Film Board said it is “delighted” to see the film being nominated.

Filmmakers order to cut Bollywood scenes that poked fun at lawyers

The ruling was over the comedy-drama JollyLLB 2.

This festival wants to show a totally new side to St Patrick

The festival will include elements of music, art, film and spirituality.

Culture - Saturday 11 February, 2017

This Irish film tells the fascinating story of a tiny folk-artist called Maud

Maud Lewis is a folk art hero in her home country of Canada.

Piers Morgan has had a rough 24 hours of it...

The controversial pundit has been fighting with JK Rowling and many more over Donald Trump.

Culture - Friday 10 February, 2017

Roscommon town prepares for refugees by building a wall... of welcome

The announcement that the refugees would be arriving has encouraged donations of books and toys.

Culture - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Cave where priceless Dead Sea Scrolls were kept discovered in Judean desert

It’s thought the cave, one of 12 above the Dead Sea, was looted in the 1950s.

The Eiffel Tower is to get a glass security wall in response to France's terror threat

The wall, which will cover two sides of the tower, is to be made from bulletproof glass.

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 8 February, 2017

Madonna felt "compelled" to adopt twins from Malawi orphanage

Some activists have criticised her for allegedly bending the rules.

Culture - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Pictures: A Cuban migrant boat has washed up on a beach in Sligo

It’s the first time a vessel like this has been recorded washing ashore in Europe.

Anthony Foley's widow struck by 'amazing goodness of people' after husband's death

Munster Head Coach Anthony Foley passed away suddenly in Paris last year, aged 42.

Culture - Monday 6 February, 2017

Pixies, Bell X1 and alt-J set for series of outdoor summer gigs at Trinity College

The gigs will run from 6 – 11 July.

From The Daily Edge Lady Gaga stole the show with her Super Bowl performance last night This Land Is Your Land

Lady Gaga stole the show with her Super Bowl performance last night

Don’t be a drag, just be a queen.

Culture - Sunday 5 February, 2017

An Irishwoman on converting to Islam: 'It excited me. It wasn't anything I thought it was'

We spoke to a Waterford woman about why she converted to Islam and the benefits of wearing a hijab.

Culture - Saturday 4 February, 2017

A Dublin photographer has taken these amazing pictures of random, everyday life in Ireland

Award-winning conflict photographer Seamus Murphy spent a year-and-a-half documenting a side of Ireland all too familiar and yet all too different.

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'

2FM radio presenter Louise McSharry told us why she decided to become an ambassador for the Dublin Rock n’Roll Marathon.

Culture - Friday 3 February, 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 Freedom of Dublin for Barack Obama? People are divided An Féidir Linn? This post contains a poll

The Freedom of Dublin for Barack Obama? People are divided

Lord Mayor Brendan Carr wants to give it to both Barack and Michelle.

Why your next TV binge should be... 30 Rock

One of the funniest, most quotable comedies ever televised. You’ve got two eyes and a heart, don’t you?

Culture - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Donald Trump went to a prayer meeting and used it to attack Arnold Schwarzenegger's ratings The Apprentice This post contains videos

Donald Trump went to a prayer meeting and used it to attack Arnold Schwarzenegger's ratings

Schwarzenegger later responded to the US President.

'Battle Royale' between Today FM and 2FM as latest listener figures are released

The head of 2FM, Dan Healy, said that Today FM is becoming ‘comedy central’.

Culture - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

'When I told people I had cancer, because I'm a comedian I had to say I wasn't joking'

We spoke to the comedian about his new show.

"Every show has its time": Republic of Telly to go after eight years of comedy

The RTÉ show had run for 15 seasons.

Meet the man championing musicians who were captured by the Nazis

A hugely successful violinist, Daniel Hope is using music to bring the stories of the oppressed to the rest of the world.

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