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Culture - Saturday 18 May, 2019

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything

People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.

From the Garden: Carrots can be problematic to grow but the following tips will work

Many growing books will tell you to sow carrots in March or April but I always wait until May or June to sow mine, writes Michael Kelly.

Culture - Friday 17 May, 2019

Online celebrity Grumpy Cat dies aged 7

The cat made her owner Tabatha Bundesen of Arizona, a wealthy woman

Opinion: Underarm hair is natural so why do people reel in horror from my hairy armpits?

The kickback women face when we dare to show contempt for this societal norm is most intriguing, writes Síomha Ní Ruairc.

Culture - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv No Joy This post contains videos

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv

Sarah McTernan represented her country in this evening’s semi-final.

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

Russian TV kids talent show cancels result after bots taint vote Voice Kids This post contains videos

Russian TV kids talent show cancels result after bots taint vote

Mikella Abramova is the daughter of a former Eurovision contestant and a wealthy businessman.

Culture - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Stan Lee's former business manager charged with elder abuse of Marvel Comics legend

Los Angeles County prosecutors filed a range of charges against Keya Morgan last week.

Quiz: How closely were you watching the last episode of Game of Thrones?

There may be spoilers ahead.

Culture - Monday 13 May, 2019

TV Baftas: Success for Ireland's Fiona Shaw but disappointment for Derry Girls Red Carpet This post contains videos

TV Baftas: Success for Ireland's Fiona Shaw but disappointment for Derry Girls

Killing Eve was the big winner of the night.

Culture - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Quiz: Who are these acts representing at this year's Eurovision?

Singer-songwriters, folk groups and a BDSM art collective are all vying for this year’s Eurovision gong.

Culture - Saturday 11 May, 2019

People have been tearing their hair out over spoilers in recent weeks... but why? Spoiler Alert This post contains a poll This post contains videos

People have been tearing their hair out over spoilers in recent weeks... but why?

How has the fear of spoilers changed the way productions are made and how we view them?

From the Garden: A little frost damage on the spuds - but not to worry they will recover

Learn to make ‘a one-pot veggie wonder that’s crammed with healthy vegetables, herbs and pulses and as an added bonus uses up stale bread too,’ writes Michael Kelly.

No weekend plans? Here's what's going on around the country

Cliff diving, wine tasting, and a dawn chorus.

Culture - Friday 10 May, 2019

'I chose the wrong photo': Sacked BBC host Danny Baker formally apologises over royal baby tweet

The 61 year-old was removed from presenting duties by the BBC yesterday.

Culture - Thursday 9 May, 2019

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.

Culture - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Top Australian DJ dies in Bali accident while attempting to help friend RIP

Top Australian DJ dies in Bali accident while attempting to help friend

Adam Sky is believed to have suffered severe cuts when he fell through a glass door.

The Irish For: Did the Irish language influence the names of Gollum and the orcs in the Lord of the Rings?

J. R. R. Tolkien once tried to learn Irish in Galway but he dismissed the language as suffering from “fundamental unreason,” writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Culture - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Quiz: Is this a real-world location or a Star Wars location?

Test your knowledge of the film franchise.

This Galway club night for people with intellectual disabilities is coming to Dublin Bounce This post contains videos

This Galway club night for people with intellectual disabilities is coming to Dublin

Bounce club night is part of the Dublin Dance Festival.

Event guide: On the lookout for things to do this bank holiday weekend? Here are 7 great ideas

Aerial acrobatics, Father Ted, and young tech geniuses…

Opinion: At a club football match on a cold and rainy, dismal evening - I fell in love with Gaelic games

I love the sense of community spirit that is manifest at every match. Throughout Ireland, the GAA is the glue that binds residents together, writes Larry Donnelly.

Culture - Friday 3 May, 2019

Quiz: How much do you know about Country 'n' Irish?

Tonight’s Late Late Country Special starts at 9.30pm.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Religious order says it has ‘no legal liability’ over Tuam home, High Court to rule on Ruth Morrissey case, and actor famous for playing Chewbacca dies aged 74.

Culture - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Avengers: Endgame smashes Irish records with €4.46 million opening weekend

The film has become the biggest opening weekend box office hit in 44 countries.

Winning the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition changed my life. It's like I'm floating outside myself

I had no money or backup plan when I started writing. That’s why the call from RTE meant so much, writes Colin Walsh.

Culture - Monday 29 April, 2019

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'

There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.

Culture - Saturday 27 April, 2019

WATCH: Which classic folk song deserves to be called Ireland's favourite?

Artists including singer Niamh Farrell and Villagers who perform tracks chosen by the public.

Culture - Thursday 25 April, 2019

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.

Is what British politicians say a load of 'cock and bull'? That's what this show wants to find out...

Artist Nic Green created the show Cock and Bull before Brexit – but the work, which takes apart the words of politicians, is just as pertinent now.

Bond 25 film announces new cast members... but we still don't have a name 007

Bond 25 film announces new cast members... but we still don't have a name

We do know that Rami Malek will star – and he might be a villain.

Culture - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Hozier nominated for prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award

Also nominated are Alex Turner and Ben Howard.

Oscars change 'outdated' Foreign Language Feature Film category to International Feature Film

“We have noted that the reference to ‘foreign’ is outdated within the global filmmaking community.”

Culture - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive

Rents are sky-rocketing making spaces unaffordable for many artists. But with proper planning, we can protect the creative life of the city, writes Councillor Patrick Costello.

Culture - Monday 22 April, 2019

Quiz: Which Game of Thrones character is this?

GOT is nearing endgame but how do you remember who’s come and gone over the past eight seasons?

'The fields are gone, hence the hares are gone': These Dublin locals will perform the stories of their lives on stage

Ghost Hares is a participatory theatre work that sees people from South Dublin County telling their own stories on stage.

Culture - Sunday 21 April, 2019

These breathtaking photos are up for the National Geographic Travel Photo of the Year

The contest carries a $7,500 first prize.

Opinion: A variety of non-Christian historical sources support the idea that Jesus rose from the dead

The eyewitnesses to the resurrection were willing to die for their faith – but who would die for a lie, writes Thomas Finegan.

The Irish For: Why do we remember things from TV and what does that mean for learning languages?

‘Thousands of Irish people know their rights if they’re arrested in America but not if they’re arrested in Ireland… and nobody would know what mitosis was if it wasn’t for Sabrina,’ writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Culture - Friday 19 April, 2019

Quiz: Which famous person is pictured with Bono here?

The 58 year-old is used to being pictured with celebrities