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Culture

# Cinema
Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
Here are a few options for weekend watching.
Yesterday
25th January 2023
# Podcast
The Explainer: How did Ireland get so many Oscar nominations?
Listen in to hear reporter Aoife Barry on how it happened – and what it means for the film industry.
This week
22nd January 2023 - 26th January 2023
# Academy Awards
What Irish films and actors could be up for nomination at this year's Oscars?
Here’s a guide to what to watch out for.
Last week
15th January 2023 - 21st January 2023
# the spire
20 years on, does anybody actually like The Spire? As it turns out, yes
Wait. Is The Spire good?
Voices
Opinion: Refurbished Clerys clock unveiled above a Dublin struggling to maintain its identity
The Clerys Archive is a reminder of Dublin’s strange balancing act.
This month
January 2023
Check out the must-see film of the year, The Banshees of Inisherin, on Disney+
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Check out the must-see film of the year, The Banshees of Inisherin, on Disney+
Streaming on Disney+, discover the 9-time Oscar-nominated ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’.
# Interview
Cate Blanchett on Tár: 'I don't think there was ever a safety net with the whole thing'
The Australian actor talks about her latest role as a controversial conductor in the Oscar-tipped Tár.
# Cinema
Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
Here are a few options for weekend watching.
# Here's Johnny
Sex Pistols singer John Lydon is in the running to represent Ireland in the Eurovision
Irish pop outfit Wild Youth have also been revealed as one of the finalists for the Eurosong.
# conor O'Brien
It's 100 years since Limerick man Conor O'Brien's historic round-the-world voyage
O’Brien’s boat Saoirse, named for the new Free State, was the first yacht to circumnavigate the three Great Capes
Last month
December 2022
Energy costs: Practical advice to help you and your family this Christmas
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Energy costs: Practical advice to help you and your family this Christmas
A national campaign is underway encouraging people to “reduce your use” over the winter months while staying warm and well.
# Quiz
Quiz: Who Said It? 2022 Edition
Can you match the person to the quote?
# novel times
Here is the fiction to keep an eye out for in 2023
We take a look at the standout books set to be published in the coming six months.
Books from Pamela Anderson and Frances Haugen among the non-fiction to look out for in 2023
From memoir to biography.
Voices
Larry Donnelly: Ten more movies to watch at Christmas
In our columnist’s humble opinion, these films are perfect to watch in the halcyon days sandwiched between Christmas and New Year’s.
# Quizmass Time
Quiz: Can you name the Christmas movie from a single frame?
Do you know these festive favourites?
# Movies
Trailer Watch: Which Christmas film will you watch this weekend?
Here are a few options for festive watching.
# royal watcher
Poll: Have you watched any of Harry & Meghan's Netflix documentary?
You’ve probably heard about it anyway.
# Irish writing
The Irish Read: David Hayden writes about boyhood and home
This week we have an extract from Hayden’s essay from ‘well I just kind of liked it’, a collection of writing on art and the home.
# Dublin City
Council puts security in place at Iveagh Markets as calls grow for building to be restored
A Dáil debate on the derelict site took place last week.
# Radio
Ronan Collins Show to finish on RTÉ Radio 1 after 37 years on air
The final show will be broadcast on 23 December.
# Book Awards
My Fourth Time, We Drowned by Sally Hayden named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2022
The book details the migrant crisis across North Africa, using first-hand stories from people incarcerated in Libyan detention centres.
# Festival
Elton John to headline Glastonbury 2023 as part of last ever tour
The singer has been travelling the globe on his marathon Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour over the past couple of years.
# Cinema
Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
Here are a few options for weekend watching.
Last year
2022
# irish cinema
Aisha: How this Irish film gives a look inside the Direct Provision system
We speak to the director, Frank Berry.
# eyes of the nation
Why we can't look away from Tubridy's Toy Show
‘Nation’s collective mental health held together by prospect of rapping rural child’
# not in montrose anymore
Tonight's Late Late Toy Show sees Ryan donning ruby slippers and heading for the Emerald City
The much-anticipated Toy Show returns to our screens at 9.35pm this evening.
# Comedian
Joe Lycett reveals the £10,000 he appeared to shred in David Beckham-Qatar protest was fake
The comedian previously threatened to destroy the money unless David Beckham reneged on his deal with Qatar 2022.
Voices
Opinion: What photographing abandoned Ireland taught me about the country's past
An Post Irish Book Awards nominee Rebecca Brownlie writes about what she’s learned through taking photos of abandoned buildings.
# she said
She Said: How two journalists broke the silence around Harvey Weinstein
We speak to the reporters, Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, about a new film about their New York Times reporting.
Voices
Extract: A pot of boiling water can lead to a glorious, simple and cheap meal
Tamar Adler shares an excerpt from the new hardback edition of her book, An Everlasting Meal.
# Podcast
The Explainer: What do the layoffs at Meta and Twitter mean for the tech industry?
Listen in to hear Elaine Burke, editor of Silicon Republic, explain to Sinéad O’Carroll.
# Cinema
Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
Here are a few options for weekend watching.
# RIP
Boomtown Rats guitarist Garry Roberts dies aged 72
The Irish rock group announced the news in a statement this afternoon.
# Irish book awards
Anne Enright to be honoured with lifetime achievement award
The award will be given to the lauded author at the An Post Irish Book Awards later this month.
# Explainer
Could Mastodon take over from Twitter - and how do you join?
We explain why the decentralised social media site is now in favour, and what makes it different.
# turn the page
Irish Book Awards shortlist unveiled - is your favourite 2022 book on it?
TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year is among the categories.
# listen to the land speak
Manchán Magan: 'For a long time, we had this sense that we were just going to exploit the land'
Magan explains why he turned to the myths and lore of Ireland for his new book.
# RIP
Harry Potter and Cracker actor Robbie Coltrane dies aged 72
Coltrane’s agent confirmed that the Scottish actor died today.
# indepth
'Fraggle Rock, a father's tears and Lesley the Viking' - A weekend at Manchester City
The42 visited the Premier League champions to watch Ireland’s Gavin Bazunu face Erling Haaland up close with Southampton. But that was only part of the story.
# Cinema
Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
Here are a few options for weekend watching.
# Literature
Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize In Literature 2022
The French author has written about her life across a series of highly acclaimed memoirs.