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Culture - Monday 13 November, 2017

Alison Spittle on sexism, friendship, and how the midlands made her funny

We talked to the comedian about her brand new TV show, which debuts tonight.

Hundreds march through Hollywood in protest against sexual abuse

A crowd gathered at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, which hosts the Academy Awards ceremonies.

US rock band cancels Dublin show after sexual misconduct claims

Jesse Lacey is the lead singer of Brand New.

The first summer 2018 Croke Park gig is... Michael Bublé

Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Culture - Sunday 12 November, 2017

The artist who captured Ireland in the 1800s with thousands of watercolours

George Victor du Noyer travelled around Ireland drawing various features, accompanied by his spaniel Mr Buff.

Culture - Saturday 11 November, 2017

United by Irish football and a sectarian pub massacre: The full story of Loughinisland is finally being told

A new documentary names the suspects in the massacre that killed five people while they watched Ireland play in the 1994 World Cup.

Culture - Friday 10 November, 2017

Actress Ellen Page has written a powerful essay on sexual harassment and how she was 'outed' on set

“He “outed” me with no regard for my well-being”

RTÉ is reviewing its €13 million orchestras but it could have a fight on its hands

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra were founded in 1948.

Culture - Thursday 9 November, 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.

Gate Theatre appoints independent expert to examine Michael Colgan allegations

The theatre said it is taking the allegations “extremely seriously”.

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people

The findings are contained in a new report which details experience of discrimination.

Kevin Spacey is being replaced in a completed film that's due for release next month All The Money In The World This post contains videos

Kevin Spacey is being replaced in a completed film that's due for release next month

It comes following allegations of sexual harassment against Spacey.

Workshops on sexual harassment and bullying to be held for Irish arts groups

The announcement follows allegations of harassment and bullying made by women who worked at the Gate Theatre.

Culture - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Much-loved Italian chef Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80 RIP

Much-loved Italian chef Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80

The Commendatore and OBE chef was considered the Godfather of Italian cooking.

COMPETITION: Win these books nominated for the Irish Book Awards Win

COMPETITION: Win these books nominated for the Irish Book Awards

Six great books about a range of topics.

Culture - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia Rise Of The Bolsheviks This post contains videos

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia

The event is perhaps one of the most transformative of the 20th century.

Culture - Monday 6 November, 2017

Celebrity nutritionist 'mortified' after using derogatory term for Down syndrome in new book

Dr Libby Weaver said she believed the term “mongolism” was a currently used term.

Ben Affleck says he wants to be 'part of the solution' in Hollywood sexual harassment scandal

Affleck has previously apologised for groping an actress on camera in 2003.

Culture - Sunday 5 November, 2017

This building's facade will be recycled when it is demolished

“We intended to reinterpret the possibility for the boundary of the wall using new materials.”

Take a look at these beautiful photos of Kerry and Dublin Bay

The stunning shots are being published in two new books.

Culture - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'Women stayed silent for way too long': Imelda May on abuse and sexual harassment Late Late Show This post contains videos

'Women stayed silent for way too long': Imelda May on abuse and sexual harassment

May said that while she was lucky to have good people around her in the music industry, she still faces sexist behaviour.

Netflix cuts all ties to Kevin Spacey as fallout continues from sexual harassment allegations

“Netflix will not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey.”

Culture - Friday 3 November, 2017

A Chinese man paid €8,500 for a glass of 139-year-old scotch that turned out to be fake

The owner of the Swiss bar travelled to Beijing and refunded the customer.

Culture - Thursday 2 November, 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.

Culture - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

'Mortified': Great British Bake Off judge accidentally tweets the winner - hours before final broadcast

The final of the wildly-popular show will air at 8pm tonight on Channel 4.

Former member of The Chieftains Ronnie McShane has died in Dublin RIP

Former member of The Chieftains Ronnie McShane has died in Dublin

He died peacefully and is survived by his wife Vera.

Culture - Monday 30 October, 2017

Actor Kevin Spacey accused of 30-year-old sexual assault, comes out as gay in response

Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp has accused Spacey of assaulting him when he was 14-years-old.

Culture - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Extremely rare manuscripts unveiled at Chester Beatty Library for 500th anniversary of the Reformation

A number of letters from Protestant reformer Martin Luther are now on display.

Poll: Are you dressing up this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you dressing up this year?

Help the Halloween party?

'It can save lives. I know it saved mine': Amateur painters create a very personal Darkness Into Light

Participants on RTÉ’s Painting the Nation are running a charity art exhibition, with all proceeds going to Pieta House.

Culture - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'Fear is an essential part of who we are': Here's why people watch horror films

“Why do we have Halloween? We like a bit of a purge to explore our darker side.”

Culture - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room Speaking Out This post contains videos

Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room

“And I said, ‘No. When I win an Oscar.’ And then I just fled.”

Culture - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Comedian David Walliams to get special recognition at Irish Book Awards 2017

“This is delightful news,” the Little Britain star, and children’s author, said.

Culture - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Celebrity photographer blacklisted from Vogue and Vanity Fair amid harassment claims

The photographer is well-known for his sexually explicit photo shoots.

Culture - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time

The well-known statue has been removed by Dublin City Council to facilitate the repaving of Harry Street.

Culture - Saturday 21 October, 2017

The story of an Irish maths genius who broke Nazi codes is finally being told

Richard Hayes died 40 years ago a virtual unknown in his home country.

Culture - Thursday 19 October, 2017

RTÉ's commercial income dropped 20% last year as sales of DVDs and CDs tumbled

The State broadcaster has traditionally relied on such sales as a significant contributor to its income.

BAI to write to Communicorp for a second time over station-ban on Irish Times journalists

The Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp has had the ban in place since 5 October.

Culture - Monday 16 October, 2017

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51 RIP

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51

The Irish comic was famous across the water for appearing on Channel 4 and BBC.

Culture - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Over half of Irish people want a ban on single-use coffee cups

There’s a growing need to find more sustainable ways of dealing with waste in ireland.