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Today’s News

'There were a lot of geological arguments': Maeve Higgins and Will Forte on making the Irish supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary

Comedian Maeve Higgins plays a driving instructor who has supernatural powers.

Sitdown Sunday: I escaped the cult - but not its mentality

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

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Friday 13 September, 2019

Fears for Lyric FM's future as RTÉ deals with unprecedented financial situation

Presenters and fans have been calling for support in the wake of a Prime Time episode last night.

Thursday 12 September, 2019

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Monday 9 September, 2019

'It's out of our hands now': Dublin's Bernard Shaw pub to close at end of October

The owners of the pub said they had “tried really hard” to renew their lease, stay on longer or buy the pub.

Why did Leo Varadkar tell Boris Johnson that Ireland could be the UK's 'Athena'?

We look at what the Taoiseach could have been implying when talking about the Greek goddess.

Sunday 8 September, 2019

Sitdown Sunday: How a deadly fall revealed the CIA's secrets

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

Saturday 7 September, 2019

'I've always been scared of the dark - but I've faced Pennywise, so at least I can battle this monster'

We talk to one of the stars of the new film IT Chapter Two, Chosen Jacobs.

Friday 6 September, 2019

The Explainer: Who is Dominic Cummings?

In this week’s episode of The Explainer,

Thursday 5 September, 2019

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.

Wednesday 4 September, 2019

British prison officer jailed for smuggling €100k of contraband into Wandsworth

A significant amount of contraband including cannabis, steroids, mobile phones, tobacco and other illicit items were found in cereal boxes in the laundry room by another prison officer in 2018.

Sunday 1 September, 2019

Sitdown Sunday: How a ring of women allegedly recruited girls for Jeffrey Epstein

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

Friday 30 August, 2019

The Explainer: Why are we being told to eat less meat?

We speak to a food expert and a beef farmer who’s also a journalist.

Thursday 29 August, 2019

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.

Poll: Should there be Copenhagen-style cycle lanes in every major Irish city? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be Copenhagen-style cycle lanes in every major Irish city?

People often point to how the Danish city treats cycle lanes – but could we replicate it here?

Sunday 25 August, 2019

Sitdown Sunday: I was raised in a doomsday cult

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

Friday 23 August, 2019

The Explainer: How does Ireland deal with sex offenders after prison?

In the wake of the release of Tom Humphries, there has been much discussion around the treatment of sex offenders post-release. We talk to two experts on this week’s episode.

Thursday 22 August, 2019

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.

Sunday 11 August, 2019

Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist

An exhibition on her fascinating work is in Ireland for the first time.

Sitdown Sunday: The past catches up with a serial molester

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

Saturday 10 August, 2019

Explainer: Why is there controversy over the new Central Bank governor?

It all stems from a leak of New Zealand’s budget earlier this year.

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

Friday 9 August, 2019

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site

The plans state that the original Art Deco facade would be retained, but the rest of the site demolished.

Thursday 8 August, 2019

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

The Explainer: What is the Irish backstop?

This week on The Explainer podcast, we look at the backstop, and why it is such a major issue for Brexit.

Monday 5 August, 2019

'The person can't move on - they are required to remember': Rape survivors 'dropping cases' because of waits for trials

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is calling for pre-recording of some trial evidence in cases.

Sunday 4 August, 2019

Alice Kyteler: The Kilkenny 'witch' condemned for sorcery

Author Niamh Boyce spoke to us about her new book on the story.

Sitdown Sunday: He called the police for help - so how did he end up dying?

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

Saturday 3 August, 2019

Friday 2 August, 2019

The Explainer: What is Fortnite and how can people make money from it?

On this week’s episode, we delve into the world of Fortnite and esports.

Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor"

Dublin City Council says that the results “significantly exceed the maximum permitted levels for designated bathing waters”.

Thursday 1 August, 2019

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

'They are really inspiring - they don't let the fact they are living in that situation hold them back'

We spoke to volunteers who run dance classes for teens in Direct Provision, DJ Stevie Grainger and dancer Andrea Williams.

Tuesday 30 July, 2019

First female examiner appointed a day after gender balance appeal by High Court judge

Sarah Jane O’Keefe was appointed in the Circuit Court in Trim.

Ireland to take 'ownership' of Halloween for new festival

The festival has funding for three years and is inspired by Irish mythology.

Sunday 28 July, 2019

Sitdown Sunday: The incredible life and tragic death of Lyra McKee

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

Friday 26 July, 2019

The Explainer: Can people applying for citizenship spend a day outside Ireland?

We discuss the ruling that led to the shock decision on this week’s podcast.

Thursday 25 July, 2019

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Irish band Fontaines DC nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize

They join Anna Calvi, Foals and slowthai among the nominees this year.

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