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Sunday 5 August, 2018

Damp start to next week with showers expected in between sunny spells

Some showers next week could turn heavy or possibly thundery.

'Please just make it stop!': Simon Harris hits back at Bishop over contraception comments

The Health Minister said that religion will not determine health and social policy in Ireland any more.

Sitdown Sunday: The deadly hunt for an art mogul's buried treasure

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

PTSB defends timing of letters to homeowners about mortgage sale to vulture fund

The announcement was made about the loans earlier this week – and it has since emerged that the portfolio included performing loans.

Saturday 4 August, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today – including Ireland’s big hockey win.

Tributes paid after death of renowned Donegal fiddler Tommy Peoples RIP

Tributes paid after death of renowned Donegal fiddler Tommy Peoples

He was born in St Johnston and played with the Bothy Band, as well as with other musicians.

Calls for marriage equality as huge crowds gather in Belfast for this year's Pride event

Campaigners used the parade as an opportunity to call for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

JJ Abrams "sincerely sorry" that Evangeline Lilly felt uncomfortable about Lost nude scenes

Lilly described feeling uncomfortable over scenes in two seasons of the show.

Revenue detector dog Josie helps find €90k in cash that could be connected to criminal activity

The money was found when a UK national in her thirties was searched.

Wildfire unveils huge WWII 'EIRE' sign on Bray Head

The signs were used during World War II to guide pilots, as Ireland was a neutral country.

Thursday 2 August, 2018

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.

Thursday 26 July, 2018

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 22 July, 2018

'None of these are easy decisions': 27% donations drop leads to job losses at Irish Red Cross

The charity has also experienced financial costs through regulation and governance.

Sitdown Sunday: Missing in LA - 'Something was wrong... Elaine never made the beds'

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

Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing

There was even more drama to come – and his story is told in a new film out this weekend.

Saturday 21 July, 2018

Irish witness to war crimes: 'My wife said, I have waited for you to break down after 20 years'

Colm Doyle has written a book about his time mediating between Serb and Croat leaders during the Bosnian War.

Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm

The summer school is due to kick off this weekend.

Friday 20 July, 2018

'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation

The issues are detailed in a new report published by the Galway Traveller Movement today.

Thursday 19 July, 2018

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.

Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From Navan to Hollywood: 'I'd a five-year plan - if it didn’t work out I'd move home'

Brian Byrne composes scores for films – he’s also the guy that reworked the Late Late Show theme into the jazzy version we’ve enjoyed since Ryan Tubridy took over.

Just 93 prosecutions after 6,000 rubbish bags dumped in Dublin city's 'worst litter blackspot'

The area is thought to be the most littered part of Dublin.

Monday 16 July, 2018

Stand-off between gardaí and locals at protest against clinic which 'treats sex offenders'

The gates to the clinic were shut with bike locks, which had to be removed by gardaí.

Sunday 15 July, 2018

Sligo honours WB and Jack Yeats with a unique arts festival

Sligo honours WB and Jack Yeats with a unique arts festival

The event will include walks, art, literature and talks.

Sitdown Sunday: Tanacon - the Youtuber convention that turned to chaos

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

Saturday 14 July, 2018

'We've seen at least four craft breweries close down this year': Fighting back against Big Beer

It can be challenging out there for craft breweries – we spoke to two about how they make it work.

Thursday 12 July, 2018

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 11 July, 2018

First photos emerge of Thai cave rescue boys in hospital

The images were released at a press conference today.

Monday 9 July, 2018

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies

The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.

Sunday 8 July, 2018

This epic novel explores Ireland's history during a century of hurt and shame

The novel, by Emer Martin, explores the fate of one Irish family.

Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam

All of the items are on display on a fascinating website.

VIDEO: 'We wanted to show people that he can do things they might not think are possible'

Pádraig Schaler and his family show us how they got on on a recent trip to Cape Cod.

Sitdown Sunday: 'Mental illness is nothing like a broken leg'

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

Irish crime writer's London terror novel optioned for major UK TV series

One of the author’s previous books is being made into a film, while another is also due to be a TV show.

Saturday 7 July, 2018

Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston

A new documentary by Kevin Macdonald uncovers how the singer was abused by a relative as a child.

Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder

A new documentary looks at Lomax’s work in the US and here in Ireland.

'It could be the oddest election ever': What we can expect from the next presidential election

Who’d want to run against Michael D? We take a look at what we can expect.

Thursday 5 July, 2018

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 1 July, 2018

Sitdown Sunday: The true story of the Lorena Bobbitt case

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

Thursday 28 June, 2018

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.

'When we started, there was no Irish film industry': 30 years of the Galway Film Fleadh

The fleadh, which takes place in July, launches its festival programme this evening.

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