TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 23 May, 2015

Culture - Today’s News

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever

Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?

Culture - Yesterday’s News

‘My life in Ireland is the normal tapestry of pleasure and pain – but the good far outweighs any bad’

It took me a little time to get used to a new culture, but I have discovered that Irish people love spreading happiness and positivity.

Culture - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The unexpected Irish link in the Mad Men finale

An iconic moment at the end of Mad Men only came about because of Ireland’s bad weather.

“It’s a big honour”: Hozier has won ANOTHER big music award

The Bray musician said that he’s trying to get his head around the

‘My experience in Ireland has been quite simply incredible’

My life here has given me amazing opportunities as a professional musician. I don’t miss a lot of things from Kinshasa (apart from the sun, obviously).

“Our long national nightmare is over”: Ex-presidents give Letterman the send-off he deserves

Steve Martin, Tina Fey, Seinfeld, Foo Fighters. Some chap called Barack Obama. Letterman’s final outing was pretty star-studded.

SPONSORED

Culture - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

The trailer for the critically acclaimed Amy Winehouse documentary is finally here

Some critics say it could be headed for an Oscar.

Greece’s Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief

Sure it’s a bit far-fetched, but stay with us on this one.

Nickelback are wanted by Australian police for ‘crimes against music’

Brisbane authorities want them behind (a few) bars.

Amazing video shows exactly how the Galway castle mural was created Grand Designs This post contains videos

Culture - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From Business ETC Peppa Pig has been bringing home lots and lots of bacon No Pork Chop

Peppa Pig has been bringing home lots and lots of bacon

This little piggy REALLY went to market.

Were women wearing flats turned away from the Cannes red carpet?

The festival’s organiser has dismissed the reports.

From Business ETC Jay Z has compared everyone else’s music streaming services to slavery Hard Knock Life

Jay Z has compared everyone else’s music streaming services to slavery

“YouTube is the biggest culprit, them n*****s pay you a tenth of what you supposed to get.”

Culture - Monday 18 May, 2015

Rich New York mums are getting ‘wife bonuses’ from their banker husbands

And the payments are performance-related, apparently.

The ‘Steve Jobs’ trailer is out, and yes, Michael Fassbender is in the famous black turtleneck Teaser This post contains videos

Culture - Sunday 17 May, 2015

“Why do you want to make a film about a junkie?” Amy

“Why do you want to make a film about a junkie?”

The director of a new film about Amy Winehouse explains his motivations.

Culture - Friday 15 May, 2015

Could James Bond be the next movie behemoth to hit Irish shores?

Pinewood Studios, home to the Bond franchise and many others, have opened an Irish production arm.

Culture - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Is a big-budget blockbuster heading for Limerick?

A producer of The Dark Knight has been staking out locations in the city with a view to filming a €105 million action flick there.

Culture - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

This is not a glass of water

No, really.

Culture - Sunday 10 May, 2015

What is the enduring appeal of an artist like Bowie?

David Bowie has captured popular imagination for decades; what are the historical, cultural and political reasons for this?

The Week in Photos: Drama Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Drama

This is the week that was, in photos…

Culture - Friday 8 May, 2015

Tina Fey hailed a hero for stripping down to her Spanx on TV

People loved her for it.

Big news: The Muppets are making a return to television

The show will take on a contemporary documentary style.

This man’s collection of 40,000 records is going under the hammer

It spans the last 60 years.

Culture - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Is Pulp’s song Common People really about the Greek Finance Minister’s wife?

She did study sculpture at St Martin’s College, you know.

Culture - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Blur have been added to the bill for Electric Picnic

They’re going to a house, a very big house in the country… ALL TOGETHER NOW…

Culture - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Bit of an animal? 25 places to go partying before you die

How many of these can you tick off your list?

Culture - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Kay Burley spent the morning reporting on, essentially – nothing. People were mesmerised

If you were in London this morning, you were probably interviewed by Kay.

Open Thread: What makes a place feel like home?

Is it security? People? Privacy?

Culture - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Radio presenters slapped on wrist for talking about ‘Irish language Taliban’

FM104′s Phoneshow included comments that Irish-speakers were “nutters”.

From Business ETC All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly Cashing In

All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly

The advertiser looks like it’s laughing all the way to the bank.

Friend confirms Joni Mitchell ‘not in a coma, and nowhere near giving up’

Media reports last night suggested the singer was in a coma.

Culture - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

This is what Dublin Bay used to look like

The Great South Wall is celebrating 300 years.

Culture - Monday 27 April, 2015

This Father Ted writer is not one bit happy with RTE

Graham Linehan has had a massive pop at the national broadcaster on Twitter…

Father of Amy Winehouse ‘felt sick’ while watching film about her life Amy

Father of Amy Winehouse ‘felt sick’ while watching film about her life

The family of the late singer are considering legal action.

1 2 3 4 5