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Culture - Yesterday’s News

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Culture - Yesterday’s News

Trailer Watch: Which movie will you stream this weekend? Film This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie will you stream this weekend?

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

Culture - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies

Introducing The Tube: We’ll be taking a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday evening.

Hector Ó hEochagáin: 'The day of fathers not doing a tap in the house is ending - we're different dads now'

Hector has been chatting to drivers in Nepal, Mary Lou McDonald – but not Tony Holohan – for a philosophical TV programme about lockdown.

Culture - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'I'll never forget the pain of it': Christy Dignam on family's heartache following dad's death from Covid-19

Christopher Dignam Senior, who was in his late 80s, passed away earlier this month.

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Culture - Friday 15 May, 2020

Neighbours returns to filming but there'll be 'no kissing' and stars must do their own make up Strewth This post contains videos

Neighbours returns to filming but there'll be 'no kissing' and stars must do their own make up

Home and Away is also set to roll again this month.

Culture - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

'Thank you so much for what you're doing': Matt Damon speaks to Dublin nurse in local radio interview Live From Dalkey This post contains videos

'Thank you so much for what you're doing': Matt Damon speaks to Dublin nurse in local radio interview

The actor described Dalkey as “one of the most beautiful places we’ve ever been”.

'I just wanted to have a rant': Bryan Adams issues apology for remarks linking Covid-19 to 'bat eating'

Adams attracted controversy after hitting out at the cancellation of his London shows this week.

Culture - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87 RIP This post contains videos

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

Culture - Friday 8 May, 2020

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

The U2 frontman spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning.

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Culture - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Feeling hoarse working from home? TCD is warning your voice could be at risk during lockdown

The research team is conducting a national survey for people to share their experiences.

Culture - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

The Remote: Humans of Ireland's lockdown and a look at the world of elite stone skimming - it's your weekly TV Guide

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

Culture - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

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

From Jason Bourne to the Kennedys – here are some recommendations for the week ahead.

Culture - Monday 4 May, 2020

ITV cancels this summer's season of Love Island

The seventh series of the show will now take place in 2021 instead.

Culture - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Why the conversation around Normal People's sex scenes shows how Ireland has changed

The issue of consent is to the forefront – and the complaints are at a minimum.

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Culture - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Ticketmaster is no longer refunding fees on returns for rescheduled gig tickets

The terms and conditions have been updated since earlier this month.

Culture - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know Alfred Hitchcock films?

Today is the 40th anniversary of the great filmmaker’s death.

Culture - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

The Remote: Normal People hype and was Italia '90 really that good? - it's your weekly TV Guide On The Box This post contains videos

The Remote: Normal People hype and was Italia '90 really that good? - it's your weekly TV Guide

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

'Finding a voice, where they found a vision': Eavan Boland's powerful voice for women is remembered Poetry This post contains videos

Culture - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'The exact opposite of social distancing': The makers of Normal People on bringing Irish sex to TV screens Book To Screen This post contains videos

'The exact opposite of social distancing': The makers of Normal People on bringing Irish sex to TV screens

Based on the best-selling Irish novel of the same name, the show has generated huge hype.

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Culture - Friday 24 April, 2020

Sofa Watch: Let's all watch Arnold Schwarzenegger feed his donkey and miniature pet horse

The best clips from the US late night shows, and the low-down on the Late Late and Graham lineups.

Culture - Thursday 23 April, 2020

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.

Culture - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?

Cast your mind back.

Culture - Monday 20 April, 2020

Quiz: Can you get full marks in this notoriously difficult University Challenge quiz?

The final of this year’s competition aired tonight on BBC Two.

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

From leave-your-brain-at-the-door action to award-winning classics – here are some recommendations for the week ahead.

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Culture - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Zombie by The Cranberries becomes first Irish song to break one billion plays on Youtube In Your Heeeeeaaddd This post contains videos

Zombie by The Cranberries becomes first Irish song to break one billion plays on Youtube

Only five other songs from the last century haven broken the one billion mark.

Culture - 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.

Culture - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Banksy reveals new artwork as he 'works from home' during lockdown

Banksy’s trademark rat can be seen causing mayhem in a bathroom.

Culture - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

'My sister is not a statistic': High emotion on Liveline as woman recites poem for her deceased sister

Dorothy Duffy spoke about the passing of her sister Rose on 4 April.

Culture - Monday 13 April, 2020

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

From Indiana Jones to the Irish TV premiere of Detroit – here are our picks for the next seven days.

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'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral The Lone Tenor This post contains videos

'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral

The concert was streamed online and is #1 on Youtube’s trending list.

Culture - Friday 3 April, 2020

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus

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

Sofa Watch: Cocoon yourself with the Late Late or with Jennifer Aniston's cleaning tips Tv Options This post contains videos

Sofa Watch: Cocoon yourself with the Late Late or with Jennifer Aniston's cleaning tips

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

Culture - 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.

Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger dies of complications from Covid-19

The 52-year-old Emmy and Grammy winner died after being on a ventilator for several days.

Culture - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

The Remote: Classic Simpsons, Irish crime and an escape from New York - your weekly TV guide

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

Culture - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

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.

Culture - Friday 27 March, 2020

Sofa Watch: Miriam steps in for Ryan and US late night stars do their hosting from home

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options … including a few classics from the archives.

Culture - Thursday 26 March, 2020

The Remote: A weekly TV guide to keep everyone in the house happy

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

Culture - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know these Brendan Gleeson films?

He’s one of Ireland’s best known actors. Test your knowledge of what he’s been in with this quiz.

Culture - Saturday 21 March, 2020

'Overwhelming number' of applications to fund for Irish creators in need due to coronavirus

The fund was set up by the Civic Theatre in Tallaght, Dublin.

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