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Culture - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September
# Beautiful World
# Beautiful World

New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September

Jan 12th 2021, 5:18 PM 16,853 Views 12 Comments

Beautiful World, Where Are You follows two best friends as they navigate love, friendship and sex heading into their thirties.

'Some of the fans went way beyond what was acceptable... Arsène was deeply hurt'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'Some of the fans went way beyond what was acceptable... Arsène was deeply hurt'

Jan 12th 2021, 8:00 AM 30,473 Views 18 Comments

French journalist Philippe Auclair is the latest guest on Behind the Lines.

Culture - Monday 11 January, 2021

Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year
# Television
# Television

Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year

Jan 11th 2021, 3:29 PM 12,132 Views 20 Comments

Normal People is up there too.

Culture - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Dr Dre 'doing great' in hospital after reported brain aneurysm
# Straight Outta Compton
# Straight Outta Compton

Dr Dre 'doing great' in hospital after reported brain aneurysm

Jan 6th 2021, 1:12 PM 22,998 Views 28 Comments

The 55-year-old rapper born Andre Young is among hip hop’s most influential figures.

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Culture - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

'A lot of people lost their jobs overnight': Making an Irish film in the age of Covid-19
# On Camera
# On Camera

'A lot of people lost their jobs overnight': Making an Irish film in the age of Covid-19

Jan 5th 2021, 7:30 PM 13,960 Views 3 Comments

We talked to a filmmaker and Screen Ireland about getting back up and running.

Champagne Football was the biggest-selling Irish-published book in 2020
# Publishing
# Publishing

Champagne Football was the biggest-selling Irish-published book in 2020

Jan 5th 2021, 5:11 PM 20,045 Views 25 Comments

Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan’s book sold over 49,300 copies.

Culture - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Bagatelle frontman Liam Reilly has died aged 65
# Summer In Dublin
# Summer In Dublin

Bagatelle frontman Liam Reilly has died aged 65

Jan 2nd 2021, 11:05 AM 85,331 Views 63 Comments

“We know that his many friends and countless fans around the world will share in our grief as we mourn his loss,” his family said in a statement.

Culture - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Roald Dahl and his books?
# Imagination
# Imagination

Quiz: How much do you know about Roald Dahl and his books?

Dec 31st 2020, 11:00 AM 28,459 Views 17 Comments

The theme of the Toy Show was ‘the wonderful world of Roald Dahl’ – let’s take a closer look at that world.

Culture - Friday 25 December, 2020

'Our online orders went up overnight - we sold a lot of classics': How Covid-19 affected Irish book shops
# Books
# Books

'Our online orders went up overnight - we sold a lot of classics': How Covid-19 affected Irish book shops

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 22,725 Views 5 Comments

Booksellers say that people turned to fiction in lockdown – and book sales are up 4% on last year.

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The best Irish films to watch this Christmas
# Streaming
# Streaming

The best Irish films to watch this Christmas

Dec 25th 2020, 1:30 PM 21,692 Views 6 Comments

From classics to new films.

Spending the day on the couch? Here's every film on RTÉ and Virgin today
# Telly
# Telly

Spending the day on the couch? Here's every film on RTÉ and Virgin today

Dec 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 44,923 Views 31 Comments

You’ve a lot of choice.

Culture - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world tonight? Here are a few options
# He's Coming
# He's Coming

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world tonight? Here are a few options

Dec 24th 2020, 4:30 PM 34,527 Views 8 Comments

It’s the night before Christmas…

Culture - Friday 18 December, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movie
# Movie

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Dec 18th 2020, 8:00 PM 21,669 Views 14 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 14 December, 2020

English espionage author John le Carré dies aged 89
# RIP
# RIP

English espionage author John le Carré dies aged 89

Dec 14th 2020, 6:43 AM 11,167 Views 7 Comments

Le Carré, who’s real name was David Cornwell, passed away from pneumonia.

Culture - Friday 11 December, 2020

Harrison Ford to appear in a fifth instalment of Indiana Jones
# Indiana Jones
# Indiana Jones

Harrison Ford to appear in a fifth instalment of Indiana Jones

Dec 11th 2020, 5:40 PM 19,055 Views 25 Comments

The announcement was made by Disney film executives at a briefing with investors.

Eastenders actress Barbara Windsor dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Eastenders actress Barbara Windsor dies aged 83

Dec 11th 2020, 12:30 AM 55,973 Views 29 Comments

Windsor was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 and made the news public in 2018.

Culture - Thursday 10 December, 2020

The US reviews of Wild Mountain Thyme say it's 'demented' and 'nonsense'
# WildMountainThyme
# WildMountainThyme

The US reviews of Wild Mountain Thyme say it's 'demented' and 'nonsense'

Dec 10th 2020, 10:15 PM 56,040 Views 38 Comments

One review said it couldn’t be a broader caricature of Irish culture if it were directed by a pint of Guinness.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Film
# Film

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Dec 10th 2020, 8:00 PM 18,879 Views 26 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York
# John Lennon
# John Lennon

Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York

Dec 8th 2020, 9:28 AM 16,308 Views 43 Comments

Mark Chapman shot the singer on 8 December 1980.

Culture - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Mark Hamill leads tributes to Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse following death
# RIP
# RIP

Mark Hamill leads tributes to Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse following death

Updated Nov 29th 2020, 4:15 PM 39,791 Views 22 Comments

David Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85.

Culture - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners
# An Post Ibas
# An Post Ibas

'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners

Nov 25th 2020, 8:35 PM 19,698 Views 5 Comments

“It’s just a privilege,” Eason Novel of the Year winner Donal Ryan told us.

Culture - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Nov 19th 2020, 8:00 PM 24,383 Views 4 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 16 November, 2020

Extract: Manchán Magan on the the controversy around the Irish word leprechaun
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

Extract: Manchán Magan on the the controversy around the Irish word leprechaun

Nov 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 67,613 Views 49 Comments

Taken from an extract from his book, 32 Words For Field, which has been nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards.

Culture - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about crowns?
# The Crown
# The Crown

Quiz: How much do you know about crowns?

Nov 14th 2020, 10:00 PM 46,711 Views 20 Comments

Whet your appetite for The Crown.

Culture - Friday 13 November, 2020

Sofa Watch: Not just the usual suspects tonight as Gabriel Byrne and Andrea Bocelli join Ryan
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Not just the usual suspects tonight as Gabriel Byrne and Andrea Bocelli join Ryan

Nov 13th 2020, 6:30 PM 19,498 Views 18 Comments

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

Culture - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

These stunning colourised photos give a new look at Ireland's past
# Old Ireland In Colour
# Old Ireland In Colour

These stunning colourised photos give a new look at Ireland's past

Nov 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 69,792 Views 23 Comments

They’ve been compiled into a book that is nominated in this year’s Irish Book Awards.

Culture - Friday 6 November, 2020

Sofa Watch: Ryan gets down to business, Deirdre O'Kane gets Shortt
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Ryan gets down to business, Deirdre O'Kane gets Shortt

Nov 6th 2020, 6:30 PM 30,939 Views 24 Comments

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

Culture - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Your evening longread: What makes athletes bottle it under pressure?
# Have A Read
# Have A Read

Your evening longread: What makes athletes bottle it under pressure?

Nov 5th 2020, 8:30 PM 9,614 Views 1 Comment

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off today’s news events.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Nov 5th 2020, 8:30 PM 19,657 Views 12 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Your evening longread: Behind the scenes of Deal or No Deal
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: Behind the scenes of Deal or No Deal

Nov 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 18,904 Views 11 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off today’s news events.

Culture - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween
# ONCE IN A BLUE MOON
# ONCE IN A BLUE MOON

Spooky skies: Rare blue moon to shine over Ireland on Halloween

Oct 29th 2020, 9:45 PM 45,792 Views 15 Comments

It will be the second full moon of this calendar month, making it a “Blue Moon”.

Culture - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Kim Kardashian sparks social media meme with trip to private island
# Sunny Side Of 40
# Sunny Side Of 40

Kim Kardashian sparks social media meme with trip to private island

Oct 28th 2020, 5:19 PM 68,144 Views 39 Comments

Kardashian’s announcement that she surprised her “inner circle” with celebrations for her 40th birthday has attracted a mixed response.

Culture - Friday 23 October, 2020

Sofa Watch: Battle of the bosses as Springsteen and Holohan join Ryan tonight
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Battle of the bosses as Springsteen and Holohan join Ryan tonight

Oct 23rd 2020, 6:30 PM 39,752 Views 56 Comments

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

Culture - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Anna Burns wins the €100k International Dublin Literary Award for her novel Milkman
# Winner
# Winner

Anna Burns wins the €100k International Dublin Literary Award for her novel Milkman

Oct 22nd 2020, 11:53 AM 17,309 Views 27 Comments

The award is the world’s largest prize for a single novel published in English.

Culture - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Keelin Shanley, Luke O'Neill and Mary McAleese among this year's Irish Book Awards nominees
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Keelin Shanley, Luke O'Neill and Mary McAleese among this year's Irish Book Awards nominees

Oct 20th 2020, 2:33 PM 14,022 Views 2 Comments

Once again, TheJournal.ie is sponsoring the Best Irish Published Book award.

Culture - Friday 16 October, 2020

Sofa Watch: Dermot Bannon returns to the Late Late (again)
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Dermot Bannon returns to the Late Late (again)

Oct 16th 2020, 6:30 PM 47,538 Views 26 Comments

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

Culture - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
# Movies
# Movies

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Oct 15th 2020, 8:00 PM 21,782 Views 11 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

The Remote: Priestly confessions, the IFTAs go virtual and some Halloween horror
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Priestly confessions, the IFTAs go virtual and some Halloween horror

Oct 13th 2020, 6:30 PM 15,272 Views 2 Comments

We’ve got you covered whether you want a solo TV night or one for all the family.

Culture - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Work from some of the world's most renowned artists to go on display in Dublin
# Gormleys Contemporary
# Gormleys Contemporary

Work from some of the world's most renowned artists to go on display in Dublin

Oct 11th 2020, 11:09 AM 26,460 Views 16 Comments

Banksy, Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst are among the artists whose work visitors will be able to enjoy.

Culture - Friday 9 October, 2020

Sofa Watch: Kevin Bacon joins Ryan tonight - is a Zoom-based dance-off too much to ask for?
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Kevin Bacon joins Ryan tonight - is a Zoom-based dance-off too much to ask for?

Oct 9th 2020, 6:30 PM 30,671 Views 14 Comments

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

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