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Today’s News

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'Own your grey hair and be powerful'

1 hour ago 10,855 Views 1 Comment

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Yesterday’s News

The Explainer: How has the pandemic affected house prices in Ireland?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How has the pandemic affected house prices in Ireland?

Sat 7:20 AM 15,345 Views 17 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons explains on this week’s podcast.

Friday 9 April, 2021

Your evening longread: How to hit back at diet culture
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How to hit back at diet culture

Fri 8:30 PM 8,312 Views 1 Comment

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Thursday 8 April, 2021

Your evening longread: The Milli Vanilli lip sync scandal
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The Milli Vanilli lip sync scandal

Thu 8:30 PM 21,155 Views 17 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Thu 8:00 PM 20,069 Views 16 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Your evening longread: We found a baby on the subway - now he's our son
# Longread
# Longread

Your evening longread: We found a baby on the subway - now he's our son

Wed 8:30 PM 30,047 Views 13 Comments

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Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Your evening longread: Why people love Line of Duty
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why people love Line of Duty

Tue 8:30 PM 22,232 Views 15 Comments

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Sunday 4 April, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: Can less praise help you be a better parent?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Can less praise help you be a better parent?

Apr 4th 2021, 9:00 AM 16,803 Views 0 Comments

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Friday 2 April, 2021

Your evening longread: The forgotten medieval fruit
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The forgotten medieval fruit

Apr 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 23,345 Views 2 Comments

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Thursday 1 April, 2021

Your evening longread: Why animals don't get lost
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why animals don't get lost

Apr 1st 2021, 8:30 PM 24,515 Views 6 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Apr 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 21,786 Views 31 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

'We got 300 calls today': High demand for children's shoes after they're reclassified as essential
# Children's Shoes
# Children's Shoes

'We got 300 calls today': High demand for children's shoes after they're reclassified as essential

Apr 1st 2021, 6:22 PM 21,640 Views 28 Comments

One store has booked in 240 appointments already.

The Explainer: How likely is a united Ireland in the next 10 years?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How likely is a united Ireland in the next 10 years?

Apr 1st 2021, 6:00 PM 18,868 Views 58 Comments

On this episode, we hear from the Good Information Project, which is currently examining this very question.

Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Your evening longread: I tracked down my imposter
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: I tracked down my imposter

Mar 31st 2021, 8:30 PM 11,360 Views 2 Comments

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Shops to be allowed sell children's shoes in store, by appointment only
# In Store
# In Store

Shops to be allowed sell children's shoes in store, by appointment only

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 2:35 PM 90,043 Views 106 Comments
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said he wants shoes to be available "immediately".
  • People will be able to make appointments at shoe shops selling children's shoes.
  • The news comes after calls for change from parents.

Tuesday 30 March, 2021

WIN: A signed copy of the acclaimed Irish novel Leonard and Hungry Paul
# One Dublin One Book
# One Dublin One Book

WIN: A signed copy of the acclaimed Irish novel Leonard and Hungry Paul

Mar 30th 2021, 9:00 PM 7,888 Views 4 Comments

The book, by Rónán Hession, is the One Dublin One Book choice this April.

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Your evening longread: The 'only openly gay defector' in North Korea finds love
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The 'only openly gay defector' in North Korea finds love

Mar 30th 2021, 8:30 PM 7,635 Views 2 Comments

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'Her shoes are falling apart': Parents call for clarity on buying children's shoes
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

'Her shoes are falling apart': Parents call for clarity on buying children's shoes

Mar 30th 2021, 12:36 PM 76,424 Views 66 Comments

Parents whose children wear splints, known as AFOs, have been having particular issues finding suitable shoes.

Monday 29 March, 2021

Your evening longread: Cold water swimming cured my broken heart
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Cold water swimming cured my broken heart

Mar 29th 2021, 8:30 PM 31,725 Views 14 Comments

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Sunday 28 March, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: He asked me, 'Do you think I'm a monster?'
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: He asked me, 'Do you think I'm a monster?'

Mar 28th 2021, 9:00 AM 25,374 Views 0 Comments

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Friday 26 March, 2021

Your evening longread: Why eating disorders are rife in pop music
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Why eating disorders are rife in pop music

Mar 26th 2021, 8:30 PM 18,374 Views 3 Comments

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Thursday 25 March, 2021

Your evening longread: How social media stars are changing the beauty industry
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: How social media stars are changing the beauty industry

Mar 25th 2021, 8:30 PM 10,295 Views 1 Comment

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,288 Views 17 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: Why is there talk of an EU-UK 'vaccine war'?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is there talk of an EU-UK 'vaccine war'?

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 10,408 Views 19 Comments

What’s going on? We take a look in this week’s episode.

One Irish author makes shortlist for €100k Dublin Literary Award
# Prize
# Prize

One Irish author makes shortlist for €100k Dublin Literary Award

Mar 25th 2021, 7:31 AM 13,023 Views 0 Comments

Six books are on this year’s shortlist. Previous winners include Anna Burns for Milkman, and Mike McCormack for Solar Bones.

Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Your evening longread: A letter from a jailed fan upended this author's life
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: A letter from a jailed fan upended this author's life

Mar 24th 2021, 8:30 PM 14,508 Views 0 Comments

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Monday 22 March, 2021

Your evening longread: Back to the Future's Christopher Lloyd on love, life and acting
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Back to the Future's Christopher Lloyd on love, life and acting

Mar 22nd 2021, 8:30 PM 12,202 Views 8 Comments

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Sunday 21 March, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: Why did some countries get dealing with Covid-19 right, and some get it wrong?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Why did some countries get dealing with Covid-19 right, and some get it wrong?

Mar 21st 2021, 9:00 AM 23,084 Views 17 Comments

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Friday 19 March, 2021

Your evening longread: The race for Netflix to tell the tale of the fake heiress
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The race for Netflix to tell the tale of the fake heiress

Mar 19th 2021, 8:30 PM 27,599 Views 5 Comments

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The Explainer: How do you get nominated for an Oscar?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How do you get nominated for an Oscar?

Mar 19th 2021, 5:00 PM 6,346 Views 5 Comments

We speak to director Tomm Moore about Cartoon Saloon’s latest Oscar-nominated film, Wolfwalkers.

Thursday 18 March, 2021

Your evening longread: Author Paul Auster on the question 'why write?'
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Author Paul Auster on the question 'why write?'

Mar 18th 2021, 8:30 PM 7,006 Views 3 Comments

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Mar 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,915 Views 24 Comments

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Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Your evening longread: St Patrick versus the goddess
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: St Patrick versus the goddess

Mar 17th 2021, 8:15 PM 9,192 Views 0 Comments

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Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Your evening longread: Meet Syria's rebel librarians
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Meet Syria's rebel librarians

Mar 16th 2021, 8:30 PM 7,224 Views 10 Comments

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Monday 15 March, 2021

Your evening longread: 'I'm trying to get my mom out of QAnon'
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: 'I'm trying to get my mom out of QAnon'

Mar 15th 2021, 8:30 PM 19,636 Views 32 Comments

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Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees
# Nominees
# Nominees

Irish animated film Wolfwalkers among this year's Oscar nominees

Mar 15th 2021, 12:54 PM 18,758 Views 6 Comments

This year’s awards will take place on 25 April.

Sunday 14 March, 2021

Sitdown Sunday: Listening to vinyl got me through lockdown
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Listening to vinyl got me through lockdown

Mar 14th 2021, 9:00 AM 13,807 Views 16 Comments

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Saturday 13 March, 2021

Judas and the Black Messiah: The story of the FBI informant who infiltrated the Black Panther Party
# Film
# Film

Judas and the Black Messiah: The story of the FBI informant who infiltrated the Black Panther Party

Mar 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,749 Views 9 Comments

The new film, directed by Shaka King, stars Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya.

Friday 12 March, 2021

Your evening longread: The influencers monetising every aspect of their lives
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The influencers monetising every aspect of their lives

Mar 12th 2021, 8:30 PM 11,292 Views 5 Comments

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Thursday 11 March, 2021

Your evening longread: 'I wanted to get rid of all of my possessions'
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: 'I wanted to get rid of all of my possessions'

Mar 11th 2021, 8:30 PM 13,501 Views 2 Comments

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