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Friday 24 April, 2020

The Explainer: How well is the State informing the public about the coronavirus crisis?

Thtat’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

Thursday 23 April, 2020

Your evening longread: My life hiding from the Naples mafia

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Trailer Watch: Which film are you going to stream this weekend? Streaming This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film are you going to stream this weekend?

Cinemas might be closed, but there are other ways to watch. Here are a few options.

Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Your evening longread: The radical message of the Earth Day founder

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Monday 20 April, 2020

Your evening longread: Why did we fall for 'clean eating'?

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 19 April, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: Who can rein in Trump?

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

Friday 17 April, 2020

Your evening longread: A classic Nora Ephron essay about moving house

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Thursday 16 April, 2020

Trailer Watch: What film will you stream this weekend? Movies This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: What film will you stream this weekend?

Cinemas might be closed, but there are other ways to watch. Here are a few options.

Your evening longread: Why old trees are crucial to fighting climate change

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

New funding to help film and music industries cope with 'devastating impact' of pandemic

Screen Ireland announced its new funds, while IMRO, IRMA, and First Music Contact announced a new payment.

The Explainer: What is the current thinking - in Ireland and abroad - about wearing masks?

Should you wear one? And if you do, what’s the best way of wearing one?

'There isn't a bleak enough word to say how bleak it is now': Artists grapple with impact of coronavirus crisis

People working in the arts say the current situation has placed huge financial pressure on them.

Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Your evening longread: The fascinating world of making the sound for movies

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

US Ticketmaster changes refund policy for rescheduled events - but Ireland hasn't followed suit

Refunds are no longer allowed for rescheduled gigs in the USA.

Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Your evening longread: Meet the farmer saving the world's rarest heirloom seeds

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

The Remote: Quiz, Michael Jordan and tips for tiny artists - it's your weekly TV guide

From the youngest members of the family to teenagers to mum and dad, we’ve got you covered here.

Sunday 12 April, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: The holiday village run by spies

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

Friday 10 April, 2020

Your evening longread: What it's like to move to France to become a boulangerie apprentice

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

The Explainer: What does the data tell us about Ireland's fight against coronavirus?

We speak to two experts about the issue.

Thursday 9 April, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which film will you stream this weekend?

Cinemas might be closed, but there are other ways to watch. Here are a few.

Your evening longread: The story of Phil Ochs, the folk singer who could've been as big as Bob Dylan

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Your evening longread: How antiperspirants became a billion-dollar industry

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Your evening longread: How MySpace changed the face of music

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Monday 6 April, 2020

Your evening longread: 'The results are magical and nightmarish' - the companies trying to find India's TikTok stars

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies to catch this week

From feelgood movies to action flicks, we have you covered. On terrestrial TV and streaming.

Sunday 5 April, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: 'I live-streamed every second of my life'

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

Saturday 4 April, 2020

Sebastian Barry on his acclaimed new book: 'If I was wise I'd probably have done something else... but I'm not a wise man'

We speak to the Irish author and Laureate for Literature about his new novel, set in 1870s USA.

Friday 3 April, 2020

Your evening longread: The woman who lives 200,000 years in the past

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus

Minister Josepha Madigan made the announcement about a number of new initiatives today.

The Explainer: How are other countries dealing with Covid-19 compared with Ireland?

We speak to four reporters based in the US, Germany, South Korea and Sweden.

Thursday 2 April, 2020

Trailer Watch: What film will you stream this weekend?

Cinemas might be closed, but there are other ways to watch. Here are a few.

Your evening longread: What it's like living on the remote Faroe islands

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Your evening longread: The true story that inspired the film Boogie Nights

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Your evening longread: Meet the godfather of fake news - and the factchecker

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Writing in the #MeToo era: 'It was intimidating taking on something in fiction that was happening in real time'

We spoke to the author Kate Elizabeth Russell about what inspired her controversial but critically-acclaimed novel.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies to catch this week

From feelgood movies to action flicks, we have you covered. On terrestrial TV and streaming.

Monday 30 March, 2020

Your evening longread: The strange and dangerous world of big cat breeding in the USA

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Sunday 29 March, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: I met my boyfriend 12 years after our child was conceived...

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

Friday 27 March, 2020

Your evening longread: Meet the people baking a better loaf of bread

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Coronavirus: 3 more deaths and 302 new cases in Ireland confirmed

One of those who has died in Ireland was a healthcare worker, the Taoiseach confirmed this evening.