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Culture - Yesterday’s News

Ruth Negga: 'Race was this subject that no one wanted to talk about'

The Irish-Ethiopian actress has had a stellar year – and her latest film, Loving, touches on a subject very close to her heart.

Culture - Sunday 22 January, 2017

9 films to catch at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival

The festival kicks off on 16 February and runs until 26 February.

Culture - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Michael Flatley 'set to perform' at Trump inauguration

Trump’s inaugural committee has struggled somewhat to secure A-list talent to perform at the ceremonies.

Culture - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

VIDEO: 'I'll never catcall, I'll treat and respect and help create an Ireland that will stand in awe of all mná'

Heartbreak is a powerful, new Irish short from writer Emmet Kirwan and director Dave Tynan.

Culture - Monday 16 January, 2017

Why has the Irish language been removed as a requirement for NUIG's President?

The Students’ Union president says he’s concerned about the decision the move will have for Leaving Cert students.

Culture - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Where are the women? Unconscious bias training planned to make Irish films more diverse

It is being considered by the Irish Film Board.

Facebook is cracking down on fake news in Germany before Angela Merkel seeks fourth term

Parliamentary elections are slated for September or October.

'He pulled out a gun and I showed him the ring' - Kim Kardashian's police report has been leaked

The reality TV star said that the stolen jewellery was worth €9 million.

"The Greatest Show on Earth" to wind up after 146 years

Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey Circus is one of the world’s best known circuses.

Latest Alec Baldwin parody takes aim squarely at Trump's 'dodgy dossier' SNL This post contains videos

Latest Alec Baldwin parody takes aim squarely at Trump's 'dodgy dossier'

The long-running Saturday night comedy staple began its new season much as it ended its last – with a skewering of the President Elect.

Sitdown Sunday: Is sugar the world's most popular drug?

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

Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time

African-American heroes and those from other minorities are being used on a special series of coins.

Culture - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Dublin restaurants say persistent beggars are a 'major threat' to diners' comfort

A Dublin City Council report also recommends planning rules for outdoor seating be relaxed.

Culture - Friday 13 January, 2017

International marketing campaign on the way to entice more blockbusters to Ireland

But the Irish Film Board called again for more funding, saying it needs at least €20m.

Culture - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today Moscow Calling This post contains videos

Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today

Russia Today is the Moscow-backed English language new network.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this week? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this week?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Plans for the new Civic Plaza at College Green will be submitted in March

The Luas will be operating at the site by the end of this year.

Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU

An EU committee has made a raft of recommendations about the future of AI.

Northern Ireland minister says he'll restore Irish language funding - just weeks after cutting it off

A protest is scheduled outside department offices at 12.30pm today.

Culture - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

U2 delays new album because of Trump victory

The Edge said the outcome of the US election has changed the world.

These were the 10 best albums in Ireland last year*

*According to the RTÉ Choice Music Prize.

Culture - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Mrs Brown is getting her very own Saturday night chat show on BBC One

All round to Mrs Brown’s.

Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming lessons with boys, rules European court

It was ruled that mixed-school swimming lessons promotes children’s social integration.

Culture - Monday 9 January, 2017

U2 announce Croke Park gig for this summer

Tickets for the July concert go on sale to the general public next Monday.

From The Daily Edge No joy for the Irish, but here are all the 2017 Golden Globes winners Golden Globes 2017

No joy for the Irish, but here are all the 2017 Golden Globes winners

La La Land was the big winner of the night.

Culture - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Here's why everyone's talking about the Bullet Journal - and how it can improve your life

It’s a fun way of organising yourself – honestly.

Culture - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'When the blood flows from abortion, Satan has his day' - Citizens' Assembly letters go online

Some 8,000 submissions were made to the assembly online and about 5,500 by post

Culture - Friday 6 January, 2017

'Bloody hell Your Majesty, I nearly shot you' - Britain's queen was almost killed by her guardsman

“Next time I’ll ring through beforehand so you don’t have to shoot me,” Elizabeth II is reported to have told the guardsman.

Today is Nollaig na mBan - what's that all about?

Besides taking down the decorations.

Culture - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this week? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this week?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

This could be the first humpback whale sighting of 2017

“I clicked just in time.”

A businessman in Japan has paid over €600,000 for a single fish

The self-styled ‘Tuna King’ Kiyoshi Kimura admits the price was a bit expensive.

Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims

On 12 June, 2016, a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in America’s deadliest mass shooting.

Culture - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds will be buried together tomorrow

There will be a private memorial service for family and friends only.

Culture - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand

Or if you want to hold a cup of tea or coffee while you play. Your choice really.

'Very bad year for road safety' sees more deaths and more fatal crashes

Speeding, drink driving, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phones are among the chief causes.

Arthur Corrie Lewin - the Irishman who went missing while flying over Africa

His story is told in this extract from the book The Glorious Madness, written by historian Turtle Bunbury.

Today FM will replace Anton Savage with a pair of familiar faces

Dermot and Dave will be making the move to mid-morning.

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Sweden's Queen says there are 'friendly ghosts' in the royal palace

Queen Silvia says she doesn’t get scared by the ghosts.

Culture - Monday 2 January, 2017

Prodigious British author and art critic John Berger has died aged 90 RIP

Prodigious British author and art critic John Berger has died aged 90

Berger’s Ways of Seeing programme changed the face of art criticism.

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