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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C


3rd June 2023
Surrealing in the Years: Mood of country hard to gauge amid sunshine, worsening housing crisis
A snapshot of the state of us.
Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Newshound Quiz 9
The Journal Friday Newshound Quiz
Woof woof baby!
A practical guide to reducing energy use in your home
The Government of Ireland has suggested a range of practical advice that will help you save money on your bills.
Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Irish neutrality?
Our reporters will put your questions to experts in the field, for a comprehensive and thorough look at what neutrality means for Ireland, and how we would be affected by any possible change to the policy.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the legal smoking age be increased to 21?
Yesterday was World No Tobacco Day.
# Succession
Succession finale reminds us that without great art, we'd have an awful lot less to talk about
Succession has ended to rave reviews, and leaves a vacuum in its wake.
Last month
May 2023
# Late Late Show
Ryan Tubridy's final Late Late Show reminds us of what RTÉ's flagship programme can be
The end of an era.
Meet 2023's National Enterprise award nominees
The 31 regional representatives are a diverse group, including Atlantic ocean seaweed cultivators and 'Netflix for AR' creators.
# Newshound Quiz 8
The Journal Friday Newshound Quiz
Woof woof baby!
# Ryan Tubridy
The good, the bad and the Tubridy: A look back at Tubs' tenure as Late Late Show host
Ryan Tubridy was stronger when interviewing forces far less powerful than he.
# crashed
Ron DeSantis' disastrous campaign launch: Bad for the candidate, even worse for Elon Musk
“It’s just gonna keep crashing, huh?”
# Your Say
Poll: Would you like to see the minimum wage raised?
ICTU has called for the minimum wage to be increased.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you share a Netflix account with other households?
Netflix is trying to end the practice.
WIN: Two tickets to Beyond The Pale festival in Wicklow - thanks to Absolut (Competition closed)
Beyond The Pale is back again this year and you don’t want to miss this year’s incredible festival.
# Your Say
Poll: Who's been the best Late Late Show host so far?
Is it Gay, Pat or Ryan?
# Newshound Quiz 7
The Journal Friday Newshound Quiz
Woof woof baby!
# the explainer
'I couldn't reach my kids for five days': Ireland-based doctor describes outbreak of war in Sudan
“Some people were praying, some people were crying.”
# Your Say
Poll: Should parents give money to the church where their child receives sacraments?
A West Belfast priest called on parents to give money for sacraments.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you know the Building Energy Rating (BER) of your home?
What’s your rating?
# the remote
The Remote: Second instalment of an Irish true crime doc, Succession, and a nostalgia marathon
What will you be watching?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you play the Lotto?
It is statistically unlikely to be you.
# WGA Strike
'It would decimate writers' careers': Why TV writers in the US are on strike
Strikers say they are trying to help maintain writing as a viable career.
# Newshound Quiz 6
The Journal Friday Newshound Quiz
Woof woof, baby! It’s Friday!
# Your Say
Poll: Should New Zealand be allowed to enter the Eurovision?
Australia and Israel already compete in the contest.
Stumbles for Ryan Tubridy, Brendan O'Connor, and Miriam O'Callaghan in latest radio figures
Radio’s heavy-hitters have seen their numbers fall since last year.
# Profile
Who is Patrick Kielty, the prospective new host of the Late Late Show?
The Co Down comedian is expected to become the fourth host of the long-running chat show.
# Your Say
Poll: Should all senior GAA games be free-to-air?
Should we stay or should we GAAGO?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think Ireland will make it through to the Eurovision final?
Wild Youth are in tonight’s semi-final.
# the remote
The Remote: Irish true crime, a paramilitary revenge story, and offbeat stand-up comedy
What will you be watching?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you care who takes over as host of the Late Late Show?
Who will be the new Tubs?
# Coronation
The mind-shattering boredom and bemusement of watching a man be crowned king
Attending a celebration of the monarchy simply makes it more incomprehensible.
# Coronation
Camping out in a thunderstorm: England gets ready for its new monarch
The strangeness of the monarchy is already on full display in London.
ABSOLUT X: Cutting-edge club nights are here
Absolut continues to provide pioneering clubbing experiences for all those keen to dance.
# Newshound Quiz 5
The Journal Friday Newshound Quiz
You ain’t nothin’ but a newshound.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you in favour of the automatic-enrolment pension scheme?
Government is currently considering recommendations regarding the plan.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the sale of vapes be banned in Ireland?
Australia is set to ban vapes from general sale.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you be happy for your pharmacist to treat minor ailments?
It is understood that the project is still at an early stage.
# Coronation
Quiz: Is this royal coronation tradition real or made up?
Long live the quiz.
April 2023
# Newshound Quiz 4
The Journal Friday Newshound Quiz
Are you a true newshound?
# Controversy
Wild Youth 'focused on Eurovision' after controversy over former creative director's tweets
The band ‘cut ties’ with creative director Ian Banham yesterday.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you eat McDonalds?
Have you kept faith with the clown?
# Your Say
Poll: Are you vaccinated against measles?
Ireland has failed to eliminate endemic measles.
# the remote
The Remote: John Mulaney, the civil war, and Zach Braff's new movie
What will you be watching?
# Aurora Borealis
Spectacular auroral phenomenon seen at select spots across Ireland on Sunday night
Cloud cover meant that not many had the chance to see it.