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Sunday 3 July, 2022

Sitdown Sunday: Who benefitted from London's Olympics 2012 developments?
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Who benefitted from London's Olympics 2012 developments?

Sun 9:00 AM 17,554 Views 1 Comment

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

Thursday 30 June, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 30th 2022, 8:30 PM 14,219 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: Why was Roe v Wade overturned - and what could it mean for US laws?
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Explainer: Why was Roe v Wade overturned - and what could it mean for US laws?

Jun 30th 2022, 6:00 PM 4,331 Views 8 Comments

Listen in to our interview with Dr David Kenny of Trinity College School of Law to find out more.

Sunday 26 June, 2022

The Irish Read: An extract from Aingeala Flannery's debut - inspired by life in Tramore
# Irish Writing
# Irish Writing

The Irish Read: An extract from Aingeala Flannery's debut - inspired by life in Tramore

Jun 26th 2022, 9:30 AM 22,917 Views 1 Comment

Read an extract from Aingela Flannery’s new book, The Amusements.

Sitdown Sunday: The disappearance of flight MH370
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The disappearance of flight MH370

Jun 26th 2022, 9:00 AM 21,507 Views 3 Comments

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

Friday 24 June, 2022

Sign up for Inside the Newsroom, the monthly email for supporters of The Journal
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# Newsletter

Sign up for Inside the Newsroom, the monthly email for supporters of The Journal

Jun 24th 2022, 12:30 PM 8,310 Views 0 Comments

Go behind the scenes with highlights and previews of our biggest stories.

Thursday 23 June, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 23rd 2022, 8:30 PM 15,695 Views 8 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Sunday 19 June, 2022

Sitdown Sunday: Why the first 10 minutes of the film Up make you cry
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Why the first 10 minutes of the film Up make you cry

Jun 19th 2022, 9:00 AM 15,502 Views 3 Comments

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

Thursday 16 June, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 16th 2022, 8:30 PM 17,021 Views 10 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: Why have homeless figures risen in Ireland?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why have homeless figures risen in Ireland?

Jun 16th 2022, 6:31 PM 4,254 Views 3 Comments

We speak to Mike Allen from Focus Ireland to find out more.

Sunday 12 June, 2022

Sitdown Sunday: The inside story of Ukraine's World Cup qualifier victory
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The inside story of Ukraine's World Cup qualifier victory

Jun 12th 2022, 9:00 AM 14,005 Views 0 Comments

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

Friday 10 June, 2022

LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin

Jun 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 13,583 Views 0 Comments

With Pride taking place in two weeks, the groups want to ensure that safety of people is paramount.

Thursday 9 June, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jun 9th 2022, 8:30 PM 17,231 Views 8 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

WIN: A hamper of summer reads thanks to Kennys.ie
# Competition
# Competition

WIN: A hamper of summer reads thanks to Kennys.ie

Jun 9th 2022, 12:30 PM 16,360 Views 2 Comments

The Galway bookshop has given us this hamper to give away to a lucky reader.

Wednesday 8 June, 2022

The Explainer: Why is it so hard to take action on mass shootings in the US?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is it so hard to take action on mass shootings in the US?

Jun 8th 2022, 6:33 PM 3,223 Views 0 Comments

Our columnist Larry Donnelly talks to Michelle Hennessy about gun laws in the USA this week on the podcast.

New pilot scheme will collect old fishing gear to reduce waste in Irish seas
# Clean Oceans
# Clean Oceans

New pilot scheme will collect old fishing gear to reduce waste in Irish seas

Jun 8th 2022, 6:30 AM 10,754 Views 5 Comments

The announcement was made to coincide with World Oceans Day.

Wednesday 1 June, 2022

The Explainer: What’s causing the chaos at Dublin Airport?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What’s causing the chaos at Dublin Airport?

Jun 1st 2022, 6:30 PM 4,468 Views 2 Comments

Listen to hear travel editor Eoghan Corry explain what’s been causing the recent chaos.

Sunday 29 May, 2022

The Irish Read: Cristín Leach shares the story of getting her first tattoo post-divorce
# Homegrown Writing
# Homegrown Writing

The Irish Read: Cristín Leach shares the story of getting her first tattoo post-divorce

May 29th 2022, 10:00 AM 20,415 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from the art critic’s first book, a memoir.

Sitdown Sunday: The faces from China's Uyghur detention camps
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The faces from China's Uyghur detention camps

May 29th 2022, 9:00 AM 11,022 Views 1 Comment

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

Friday 27 May, 2022

The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?

May 27th 2022, 6:00 PM 3,732 Views 4 Comments

Unsure what Sláintecare is? Listen in to hear Liam Doran explain to presenter Michelle Hennessy.

Thursday 26 May, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

May 26th 2022, 8:30 PM 12,772 Views 12 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting
# Texas
# Texas

What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting

May 26th 2022, 1:58 PM 16,913 Views 16 Comments

The tragedy unfurled on Tuesday when an 18-year-old killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.

Monday 23 May, 2022

Alice Zeniter and Frank Wynne named as winners of €100k Dublin Literary Award
# Big Prize
# Big Prize

Alice Zeniter and Frank Wynne named as winners of €100k Dublin Literary Award

May 23rd 2022, 6:11 PM 9,946 Views 2 Comments

They won for the novel The Art of Losing.

Two men remain in custody after man (50s) dies in Tralee
# Kerry
# Kerry

Two men remain in custody after man (50s) dies in Tralee

Updated May 23rd 2022, 6:02 PM 32,145 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61
# RIP
# RIP

Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61

May 23rd 2022, 5:42 PM 40,180 Views 11 Comments

Coughlan was a member of critically acclaimed bands The Fatima Mansions and Microdisney.

Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90

May 23rd 2022, 3:44 PM 19,181 Views 11 Comments

The Waterford writer wrote many books about her journeys abroad – often travelled by bicycle.

Sunday 22 May, 2022

Sitdown Sunday: A crime beyond belief
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: A crime beyond belief

May 22nd 2022, 9:00 AM 27,622 Views 2 Comments

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

Thursday 19 May, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

May 19th 2022, 8:30 PM 15,815 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?

May 19th 2022, 6:00 PM 5,090 Views 3 Comments

Listen to find out some of the surprising reasons why.

Sunday 15 May, 2022

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
# Idol
# Idol

Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'

May 15th 2022, 7:00 PM 40,474 Views 9 Comments

In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.

Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'
# Conversations With Friends
# Conversations With Friends

Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'

May 15th 2022, 9:30 AM 32,338 Views 10 Comments

The director of the upcoming Conversations With Friends TV series on how he made the film – and those sex scenes.

Sitdown Sunday: The rise of buy now, pay later apps
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The rise of buy now, pay later apps

May 15th 2022, 9:00 AM 12,454 Views 1 Comment

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

Saturday 14 May, 2022

Conversations With Friends' stars on Sally Rooney, love affairs and difficult characters
# Sally Rooney
# Sally Rooney

Conversations With Friends' stars on Sally Rooney, love affairs and difficult characters

May 14th 2022, 9:30 AM 15,824 Views 3 Comments

We caught up with Alison Oliver, Joe Alwyn, Sasha Lane and Jemima Quirke to chat about the making of the new series.

Thursday 12 May, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

May 12th 2022, 8:30 PM 14,280 Views 12 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: What does the election result mean for the future of Northern Ireland?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What does the election result mean for the future of Northern Ireland?

May 12th 2022, 6:30 PM 3,086 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to be brought up to speed about the weekend’s seismic election result.

Explainer: What we know about the recent spate of acute hepatitis in children
# Clusters
# Clusters

Explainer: What we know about the recent spate of acute hepatitis in children

May 12th 2022, 1:33 PM 10,279 Views 0 Comments

There have been six probable cases of the illness in Ireland, and one child has sadly died.

An Cailín Ciúin: 'It shows an Irish language film can speak to people - it seems foolish to think it couldn't'
# The Quiet Girl
# The Quiet Girl

An Cailín Ciúin: 'It shows an Irish language film can speak to people - it seems foolish to think it couldn't'

May 12th 2022, 6:30 AM 11,537 Views 4 Comments

We chat to director Colm Bairéad about making the film An Cailín Ciúin, based on a novella by Claire Keegan.

Thursday 5 May, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

May 5th 2022, 8:30 PM 18,913 Views 10 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?

May 5th 2022, 6:00 PM 3,089 Views 0 Comments

The Good Information Project has been looking at the fight against misinfo and disinfo, and this week on the podcast we’re taking a look at how factchecking and how it works.

Monday 2 May, 2022

Call for former Dublin tenement residents to share their memories
# Living History
# Living History

Call for former Dublin tenement residents to share their memories

May 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,256 Views 17 Comments

The tenements play a big role in Dublin’s history.

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