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Yesterday’s News

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Sunday 23 February, 2020

'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'

Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus has written a memoir about her time in Auschwitz.

Sitdown Sunday: Why we get the 'Sunday scaries' before work 7 Deadly Reads This post contains a poll

Sitdown Sunday: Why we get the 'Sunday scaries' before work

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

Saturday 22 February, 2020

'Every single item has to earn its keep': Ireland's Oscar-nominated costume designer on how her job works

A look at how Consolata Boyle works on film sets around the world, and what we can learn from her job.

Friday 21 February, 2020

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?

We get you up to speed with what exactly is happening.

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Thursday 20 February, 2020

Trailer Watch: Dublin International Film Festival highlights Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Dublin International Film Festival highlights

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

Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Anne Enright: 'Pre-Trump, if you had a problem it was your problem. That's another head-wreck'

The author speaks to us as she publishes her latest novel, Actress.

Jihad Jane: How the 'new face of terrorism' wound up in Waterford

A new Irish-made documentary tells Colleen LaRose’s, Jamie Ramirez and Ali Damache’s story.

Sunday 16 February, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: The oldest person who ever lived... or a fraud?

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

Thursday 13 February, 2020

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 11 February, 2020

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

Monday 10 February, 2020

'It's a cinematic masterpiece': Our readers recommend their favourite Irish films

The Dublin International Film Festival takes place at the end of this month.

Sunday 9 February, 2020

Orange wind warning issued for seven counties from 6am tomorrow

It joins a snow-ice warning that kicks in at midnight tonight.

'There is a cloud over us today': Tributes to Keelin Shanley from heartbroken RTÉ colleagues RIP

'There is a cloud over us today': Tributes to Keelin Shanley from heartbroken RTÉ colleagues

The presenter would have been in the thick of general election coverage, her colleagues said.

Exit poll shows support for Irish unity referendum, especially among 18-24 age group

The highest level of support came from the youngest cohort of voters.

'Kingmakers' and 'political marmite': How the general election is being reported across the world

Sinn Féin’s performance is of particular interest.

Sitdown Sunday: The boy who they claimed died and saw heaven

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

What to watch out for in the Oscars tonight

Will Saoirse get her coveted Oscar?

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?

Let us know by giving them a mark out of 10.

Saturday 8 February, 2020

Official Galway 2020 opening ceremony cancelled due to weather warnings

The open-air ceremony has been deemed “unsafe to go ahead”, the organisers say.

'I thought - am I mad to be taking this on?': Marita Conlon McKenna on her new Famine book for adults

The author of the children’s classic Under the Hawthorn Tree has written a new book for adults about the Famine.

Thursday 6 February, 2020

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.

The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?

For our first live recording of The Explainer, guests Lise Hand, Gary Murphy and Adrian Kavanagh chatted to Sinéad O’Carroll.

Monday 3 February, 2020

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

WIN: Tickets for our first live recording of The Explainer podcast

We’ll be asking the question: How does Ireland end up with the politicians it has?

Sunday 2 February, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: How far can abused women go to protect themselves?

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

Friday 31 January, 2020

The Explainer: How worried should we be about the coronavirus in Ireland?

On this week’s podcast, our experts fill you in on everything you need to know.

Thursday 30 January, 2020

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 28 January, 2020

MIBI welcomes withdrawal of case where man claimed he had to use wheelchair after accident

Video footage of the man walking without the wheelchair was shown in court.

Sunday 26 January, 2020

"Drugs? Yes, but it was obviously a long time ago...": The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week

'It's not subtle - there's mermaid genitals, and tentacles...': Making the weird and wonderful The Lighthouse

We talked to director Robert Eggers, whose second feature film stars Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe.

Sitdown Sunday: The secret history of facial recognition

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

Saturday 25 January, 2020

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

Friday 24 January, 2020

The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin?

The shocking murder of Keane Mulready-Woods added another layer to the ongoing Drogheda feud. We take a look at what has been going on, on this week’s podcast.

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra

Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.

Thursday 23 January, 2020

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.

A permanent seat in the Seanad should be reserved for Travellers, says new Seanad report

A total of 34 recommendations were made.

Sunday 19 January, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: The sinking of the Estonia

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

Thursday 16 January, 2020

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 12 January, 2020

Sitdown Sunday: The doctor, the dentist, and the killer

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