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Dream Horse: 'It was like looking in a mirror seeing Toni Collette play me - it was really really strange'
# Feelgood Film
# Feelgood Film

Dream Horse: 'It was like looking in a mirror seeing Toni Collette play me - it was really really strange'

17 hours ago 25,148 Views 7 Comments

We chat to Jan and Brian Vokes, the real-life couple behind the film Dream Horse.

Friday 11 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Ed Miliband on why he wishes he had been bolder
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Ed Miliband on why he wishes he had been bolder

Fri 8:30 PM 7,480 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

The Explainer: What's next for the Mother and Baby Home Commission?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's next for the Mother and Baby Home Commission?

Fri 6:00 PM 2,750 Views 3 Comments

Catriona Crowe and Órla Ryan join us on this week’s podcast.

Thursday 10 June, 2021

'A symbolic moment for the Irish music industry' as James Vincent McMorrow plays pilot live gig
# Pilot Event
# Pilot Event

'A symbolic moment for the Irish music industry' as James Vincent McMorrow plays pilot live gig

Updated Thu 11:30 PM 49,406 Views 51 Comments

The special guest was Sorcha Richardson. Here’s our report from the Iveagh Gardens.

Your evening longread: Bo Burnham's age of anxiety
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Bo Burnham's age of anxiety

Thu 9:40 PM 15,978 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Thu 8:00 PM 14,395 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Returning the masterpieces Napoleon stole
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Returning the masterpieces Napoleon stole

Wed 8:30 PM 8,984 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Your evening longread: The murder scandalising Brazil's evangelical church
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The murder scandalising Brazil's evangelical church

Tue 8:30 PM 14,879 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 6 June, 2021

The Irish Read: A short story from Philip Ó Ceallaigh's new collection, Trouble
# Short Story
# Short Story

The Irish Read: A short story from Philip Ó Ceallaigh's new collection, Trouble

Jun 6th 2021, 10:00 AM 6,183 Views 1 Comment

Enjoy a section from a new work by an Irish author this Sunday morning.

Sitdown Sunday: The Kardashian family's unexpected billion-dollar empire
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The Kardashian family's unexpected billion-dollar empire

Jun 6th 2021, 9:00 AM 35,756 Views 7 Comments

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

Saturday 5 June, 2021

House of Cards' Robin Wright on how grief and loss informed her latest film
# Land
# Land

House of Cards' Robin Wright on how grief and loss informed her latest film

Jun 5th 2021, 9:30 AM 31,445 Views 6 Comments

Wright directed the feature, Land, which is in cinemas on Monday.

Friday 4 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Surviving the crackdown in Xinjiang
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Surviving the crackdown in Xinjiang

Jun 4th 2021, 8:30 PM 6,232 Views 8 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,325 Views 14 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: Who are the Uighurs and what is going on in China?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Who are the Uighurs and what is going on in China?

Jun 4th 2021, 6:00 PM 5,599 Views 1 Comment

This week, we take a look at the Uighur population and how China is accused of carrying out human rights abuses against them.

Thursday 3 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Kate Winslet on Mare of Easttown
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Kate Winslet on Mare of Easttown

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:30 PM 20,575 Views 10 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Your evening longread: Sarah Perry on writing under the influence of drugs
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Sarah Perry on writing under the influence of drugs

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:30 PM 11,050 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Your evening longread: From 'GPO girl' to being sentenced for child theft
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: From 'GPO girl' to being sentenced for child theft

Jun 1st 2021, 8:30 PM 47,644 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 23 May, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: The mystery of the 'Somerton man'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The mystery of the 'Somerton man'

May 23rd 2021, 9:00 AM 18,162 Views 2 Comments

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

Friday 21 May, 2021

The Explainer: What is the impact of the HSE cyberattack?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is the impact of the HSE cyberattack?

May 21st 2021, 11:29 AM 7,562 Views 3 Comments

We speak to a cybersecurity expert to find out more.

Thursday 20 May, 2021

Your evening longread: The Aboriginal boy teaching Australia a lesson
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The Aboriginal boy teaching Australia a lesson

May 20th 2021, 8:30 PM 17,545 Views 0 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

May 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 24,783 Views 28 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Your evening longread: Sinéad O'Connor looks back at her life and career
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Sinéad O'Connor looks back at her life and career

May 19th 2021, 8:30 PM 36,941 Views 32 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Your evening longread: Japan and its 'Olympics problem'
# Your Evening Longread
# Your Evening Longread

Your evening longread: Japan and its 'Olympics problem'

May 18th 2021, 8:30 PM 7,946 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Monday 17 May, 2021

Your evening longread: Shaun Ryder on Covid, alopecia and his former drug use
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Shaun Ryder on Covid, alopecia and his former drug use

May 17th 2021, 8:30 PM 20,048 Views 3 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 16 May, 2021

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'
# Seven Necessary Sins
# Seven Necessary Sins

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'

May 16th 2021, 3:00 PM 23,383 Views 29 Comments

We speak to the author about her new book, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, which is published by Tramp Press.

The Irish Read: A short story from Adrian Duncan's new collection
# Short Story
# Short Story

The Irish Read: A short story from Adrian Duncan's new collection

May 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 8,576 Views 1 Comment

Enjoy a section from a new work by an Irish author this Sunday morning.

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Has the Dyatlov Pass incident been solved at last?

May 16th 2021, 9:00 AM 24,795 Views 1 Comment

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

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories
# My Housing Story
# My Housing Story

'Forget the American dream - it's the Dutch dream!': Your housing abroad stories

May 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 73,538 Views 85 Comments

In a follow-up to our Irish housing stories, here’s what it’s like living in a variety of countries across Europe and beyond.

Friday 14 May, 2021

Your evening longread: How subscriptions took over our lives
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How subscriptions took over our lives

May 14th 2021, 8:30 PM 9,550 Views 2 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Thursday 13 May, 2021

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

May 13th 2021, 8:30 PM 19,659 Views 20 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Your evening longread: Why do we love rewatching old TV shows?
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why do we love rewatching old TV shows?

May 13th 2021, 8:30 PM 13,113 Views 51 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What's the story with rapid Covid-19 tests?

May 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 7,136 Views 9 Comments

On this week’s podcast, we explain more – and producer Nicky Ryan takes an antigen test during recording.

Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Your evening longread: Jeff Bezos vs the US tabloids
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Jeff Bezos vs the US tabloids

May 12th 2021, 8:30 PM 14,866 Views 11 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Are you an Irish person living abroad? We want to know your housing story
# Housing Story
# Housing Story

Are you an Irish person living abroad? We want to know your housing story

May 12th 2021, 11:32 AM 11,691 Views 0 Comments

In a follow-up to our look at housing in Ireland, we want to find out what it’s like living abroad.

Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of the Jeremy Kyle show
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The rise and fall of the Jeremy Kyle show

May 11th 2021, 8:30 PM 25,997 Views 4 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Monday 10 May, 2021

Your evening longread: Sixty years on - how the Bay of Pigs invasion began, and failed
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Sixty years on - how the Bay of Pigs invasion began, and failed

May 10th 2021, 8:30 PM 13,963 Views 10 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 9 May, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: Ireland's complicated relationship with U2
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Ireland's complicated relationship with U2

May 9th 2021, 9:00 AM 23,147 Views 27 Comments

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

'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis
# Housing
# Housing

'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis

May 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 108,211 Views 90 Comments
  • Readers share their stories of renting and buying, as reported by Aoife Barry
  • Stories include rising rents, out-of-reach house prices and difficulties securing HAP accommodation
  • Calls for government to do more to help people own their own homes

Friday 7 May, 2021

Your evening longread: The hackers who leaked therapy sessions
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The hackers who leaked therapy sessions

May 7th 2021, 8:30 PM 12,165 Views 1 Comment

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

The Explainer: Has Covid changed the way we work?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Has Covid changed the way we work?

May 7th 2021, 8:04 PM 5,272 Views 2 Comments

On this week’s podcast episode, we look at how working from home might work in a post-Covid world.

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