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Culture - Sunday 3 June, 2018

'My story is not a particular case - there are many orphans of AIDS in Spain' Film This post contains videos

'My story is not a particular case - there are many orphans of AIDS in Spain'

By 1997, Spain had 120,000 HIV/AIDS cases in an adult population of around 21 million – the highest rate in the European Union.

"Loneliness can take 4 to 5 years off you": how an arts-based service for older people in Wexford is looking to fight social isolation

The originally Dublin-based initiative is looking to expand to the rest of the country and help older people connect.

Culture - Saturday 2 June, 2018

How a bittersweet coming-of-age love story became the Light House's longest running film ever

Call Me By Your Name was a hit with Irish audiences, running for 30 weeks in the Smithfield cinema.

Father Ted's 'real final episode' is on the way - in stage musical form

Ted writer Graham Linehan made the announcement on Twitter earlier today.

An iconic 170-year-old tree collapsed overnight in Trinity College

The Oregon Maple had dated from the 1840s.

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch hailed for fighting off real-life villains on London street

The Hollywood star came to the aid of a Deliveroo delivery cyclist who was being assaulted by muggers on a London street.

Culture - Thursday 31 May, 2018

The photo nominations for National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year are pretty special...

You may be struck with a scarcely controllable urge to go travelling when you see them unfortunately.

Culture - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Plans for a rooftop cinema in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre are dead in the water... for now

Marketing firm Outset said it has been ‘frustrated’ by the planning process.

Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage

We talked to the director of Saoirse Ronan’s new film, On Chesil Beach.

Why a historic site next to the Poolbeg Towers could become Dublin's newest cultural hub

A motion from the Green Party seeks to secure the Pigeon House Precinct for cultural and green uses.

Culture - Saturday 26 May, 2018

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‘A lot of players have said it makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up’

The story behind the Champions League anthem, in the words of composer Tony Britten.

Culture - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Harvey Weinstein is set to hand himself in to the police tomorrow

Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by more than 100 women, but has not yet been charged with any crime.

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.

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 - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

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.