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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 31 July, 2014

Culture - Monday 28 July, 2014

Today marks 100 years since the beginning of the First World War

Within a week all the European superpowers were locked in conflict.

Culture - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Do Irish radio stations play enough homegrown music?

The people who work at Irish radio stations and the bands who send in their music talked to us.

The Week in Photos: Get Up, Stand Up! Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Get Up, Stand Up!

This is the week that was, in photos…

From The Daily Edge ‘Irish grannies have a particular look’: Street style portraits of older women in Dublin Nana

‘Irish grannies have a particular look’: Street style portraits of older women in Dublin

Photographer Lorcan Finnegan says this is the “end of an era”.

What can we learn from race science?

Next week, University College Cork will play host to a conference on race science.

Culture - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 14 early Oscar contenders you should get excited about Movies

14 early Oscar contenders you should get excited about

What do you mean “it’s only July”?

Culture - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Shhh! Let’s go to the cinema just like it’s 1914

Charlie Chaplin, looping-the-loop, and suffragettes in action get a rare outing on Dublin screen.

Opinion: Is the effort to ‘revive the property market’ pushing creative groups out of the Docklands?

Places like Mabos, one of Dublin’s most vibrant projects, remind us that the city is something we make together.

Culture - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This dog simulator allows you to experience life as a dog. That’s it. Dog Park

This dog simulator allows you to experience life as a dog. That’s it.

You play, wrestle, dig holes, bounce around, and otherwise act cute. Nothing else.

Munster memorial ‘Jock’s Block’ outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man

The memorial is for the late Jock Hunter who was ‘A Proud Munster Man’.

Two Irish novelists have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

So was Englishman David Mitchell, who lives in Co Cork.

Culture - Monday 21 July, 2014

From Business ETC Dell is now the largest company to accept payments in Bitcoin Virtual Currency

Dell is now the largest company to accept payments in Bitcoin

The computer giant’s CEO Michael Dell made the announcement on Twitter.

Culture - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Tired of how women are represented in films? You’re not alone

A Feminist Film Festival will be held in Dublin next month – the profits will benefit victims of sex trafficking.

From The Daily Edge So, just what IS the Song of the Summer this year? Song Of The Summer

The road to Petras: Why I gave up my job and became an archaeologist

In my mid twenties, I began to yearn for a change. A recurring voice at the back of my head kept whispering about the possibility of another path.

Legendary actor James Garner of ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘The Notebook’ dies aged 86 RIP

Legendary actor James Garner of ‘The Great Escape’ and ‘The Notebook’ dies aged 86

He appeared in films over seven decades but is perhaps best known for TV roles in Maverick and the Rockford Files.

Culture - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This could be Ireland’s library of the future – but why the controversy?

The Lexicon is costing €36.6m to build.

Culture - Friday 18 July, 2014

Islands in the stream: Irish charts undergo shake up

The Irish music charts are now including streaming figures for the first time.

From Business ETC Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed Buy

Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed

A ‘Buy’ button has been rolled out to a limited number of companies in the United States.

From The Daily Edge Here’s how the man who wrote Happy makes people happy Because He's Happy

Here’s how the man who wrote Happy makes people happy

Amir Windom helped Pharrell pen the massive hit. He knows his stuff.

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From Business ETC How to use Snapchat’s new geofilters, a feature kept hidden until now Apps

How to use Snapchat’s new geofilters, a feature kept hidden until now

However, we might have a wait before any will be available in Ireland.

Culture - Sunday 13 July, 2014

The Week in Photos: Bright Spark Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Bright Spark

This is the week that was, in photos…

Culture - Friday 11 July, 2014

Sorry, Garth: No sign from government of a new deal to save gigs

Mr Brooks perviously said he would be willing to ‘crawl, swim, fly’ to meet with Enda Kenny on the issue.

Culture - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones top the 2014 Emmy Awards nominations Emmys

Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones top the 2014 Emmy Awards nominations

House of Cards, Downton Abbey and Orange is the New Black also got nods.

Culture - Sunday 6 July, 2014

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

The Week in Photos: Move

This is the week that was, in photos…

Meet a woman who’s dancing her way out of feeling like an ‘outsider’

Trad musician Caomhín O Raghallaigh is taking part in a new show by an Irish choreographer.

Short Story: Whalesong

The third prize winner of the RTÉ Radio Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2014.

Culture - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 pub signs that are too clever for their own good LOL

Short Story: The Chamber Pot

The second prize winner of the RTÉ Radio Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2014.

Thought opera was elitist? These shows could change your mind

Thought opera was elitist? These shows could change your mind

A series of pop-up operas in the capital are for everybody, the organisers say.

Aaron McKenna: The good times must be back if we’ll turn away 400,000 concert goers

We’re clearly feeling more bullish about the economy if we’re cancelling sold-out shows. But should we be so confident?

Culture - Friday 4 July, 2014

You never know what you’ll hear on Dublin’s streets today…

Pop-up opera is on its way to the city.

Culture - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Short Story: The Oyster Catchers

The winner of the RTÉ Radio Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2014.

Culture - Monday 30 June, 2014

Concert-goers walk hours home after Marlay Park gig (or get lift from pizza delivery man)

Some had to walk along the M50 in order to try and get home.

From The Daily Edge Mrs Brown’s Boys had the biggest ever opening weekend for an Irish movie* Mrs Brown
From The Daily Edge The 19 moments you need to know about from Glastonbury 2014 Glasto

The 19 moments you need to know about from Glastonbury 2014

From the lows to the highs (of various kinds).

Culture - Sunday 29 June, 2014

These amazing food photographers will put those Instagrammed photos of your dinner to shame

The meals probably taste a lot better too. No offence.

This Irish director’s video will make you fall in love with NYC’s subway dancers Pop It Lock It This post contains videos

This Irish director’s video will make you fall in love with NYC’s subway dancers

There’s been a crackdown on subway performers since the start of this year and director Scott Carthy is hoping to give them a voice before their unique subculture disappears.

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