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Culture - Friday 11 February, 2022

Wordle moved to New York Times website and winning streaks reset
# Gaming
# Gaming

Wordle moved to New York Times website and winning streaks reset

Feb 11th 2022, 8:03 AM 16,485 Views 10 Comments

Users who navigate to the game’s original home – powerlanguage.co.uk – are now redirected to the NYT website.

Culture - Monday 7 February, 2022

RTÉ 'in talks' with programme makers as Neighbours faces the axe after 37 years
# Ramsay Street
# Ramsay Street

RTÉ 'in talks' with programme makers as Neighbours faces the axe after 37 years

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 2:24 PM 68,860 Views 34 Comments

The show needs British broadcast backing after it was dropped by Channel 5.

Culture - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

From An Cailín Ciúin to Nightride: Here's what's on in this year's Dublin International Film Festival
# Virgin Media
# Virgin Media

From An Cailín Ciúin to Nightride: Here's what's on in this year's Dublin International Film Festival

Feb 2nd 2022, 4:20 PM 5,122 Views 1 Comment

In-person audiences are back as VMDIFF reveals what’s on show from 23 February.

New James Joyce artefacts and personal letters donated to British university
# Artefacts
# Artefacts

New James Joyce artefacts and personal letters donated to British university

Feb 2nd 2022, 7:45 AM 11,365 Views 14 Comments

Joyce’s grandson, Stephen James Joyce, and his wife Solange, have donated a collection to the University of Reading.

Culture - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in boycotting Spotify over Covid 'lies'
# Joe Rogan
# Joe Rogan

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in boycotting Spotify over Covid 'lies'

Jan 29th 2022, 2:19 PM 43,297 Views 124 Comments

“Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives,” the singer said.

Culture - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Culture - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today
# 100 Years On
# 100 Years On

Commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of Dublin Castle handover taking place today

Jan 16th 2022, 7:45 AM 14,406 Views 14 Comments

On 16 January 1922 at 1.45pm, the Viceroy of Ireland formally handed over power.

Culture - Thursday 13 January, 2022

'Be My Baby' singer Ronnie Spector dies at 78
# The Ronettes
# The Ronettes

'Be My Baby' singer Ronnie Spector dies at 78

Jan 13th 2022, 8:52 AM 19,270 Views 6 Comments

The 1960s star singer died after “a brief battle with cancer”, her family said.

Culture - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

The Púca statue will NOT be erected in Ennistymon - but other Clare towns might get it instead
# Like A Horse
# Like A Horse

The Púca statue will NOT be erected in Ennistymon - but other Clare towns might get it instead

Jan 11th 2022, 5:24 PM 27,304 Views 24 Comments

The council u-turn follows an online survey of local opinion.

Culture - Monday 10 January, 2022

US comedian Bob Saget dies aged 65
# RIP
# RIP

US comedian Bob Saget dies aged 65

Jan 10th 2022, 8:24 AM 52,373 Views 10 Comments

Saget was found dead in a Florida hotel room with police saying there were no signs of foul play.

Culture - Thursday 6 January, 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jan 6th 2022, 8:30 PM 26,895 Views 18 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Quiz: How well do you remember 20 years of Other Voices?
# Dingle All The Way
# Dingle All The Way

Quiz: How well do you remember 20 years of Other Voices?

Jan 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 38,672 Views 10 Comments

Dingle has been the setting of many great performances over the years.

Culture - Saturday 25 December, 2021

Larry Donnelly: We all have movies that we watch over and over again - so here are my top 10
# Hurray For Hollywood
# Hurray For Hollywood

Larry Donnelly: We all have movies that we watch over and over again - so here are my top 10

Dec 25th 2021, 5:00 PM 46,564 Views 22 Comments

A self-confessed ‘ignoramus’ about pop culture, even Larry Donnelly has his own festive film favourites.

Here's every film on RTÉ, TG4 and Virgin today and tomorrow
# Filum
# Filum

Here's every film on RTÉ, TG4 and Virgin today and tomorrow

Dec 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 40,529 Views 15 Comments

Pass the remote.

Culture - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Coldplay won't be making any more music as a band from 2025, says Chris Martin
# Christmas Lights Out
# Christmas Lights Out

Coldplay won't be making any more music as a band from 2025, says Chris Martin

Dec 23rd 2021, 12:07 PM 29,051 Views 67 Comments

The Coldplay frontman said the band may continue to tour as a group.

Culture - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ariana Grande in Oscars race as shortlists unveiled
# Academy Awards
# Academy Awards

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ariana Grande in Oscars race as shortlists unveiled

Dec 21st 2021, 10:51 PM 18,946 Views 6 Comments

The three musicians are in the running for Best Original Song.

Culture - Thursday 16 December, 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Dec 16th 2021, 8:30 PM 14,054 Views 14 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

The Irish Book of the Year has been named
# An Post Ibas
# An Post Ibas

The Irish Book of the Year has been named

Dec 8th 2021, 11:35 PM 44,697 Views 5 Comments

It was announced this evening during a one-hour special on RTÉ One.

Culture - Monday 6 December, 2021

Taoiseach says Treaty negotiators were 'great people' but declines to say if De Valera should have been among them
# Treaty 100
# Treaty 100

Taoiseach says Treaty negotiators were 'great people' but declines to say if De Valera should have been among them

Dec 6th 2021, 5:04 PM 32,522 Views 21 Comments

Éamonn De Valera, the founder of Martin’s Fianna Fáil party, famously did not travel to London for the Treaty negotiations in 1921.

Culture - Saturday 27 November, 2021

The top 11 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show
# Late Late Toy Show

The top 11 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show

Nov 27th 2021, 12:25 AM 93,805 Views 67 Comments

Mystery phone bidder Tony Holohan, ringing the bell on cancer, and Hakuna Matata master Kellie Harrington.

Culture - Thursday 25 November, 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Nov 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,012 Views 6 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Monday 15 November, 2021

Korean-American 'Ji-Young' becomes Sesame Street's first Asian ethnicity character
# Joining The Crew
# Joining The Crew

Korean-American 'Ji-Young' becomes Sesame Street's first Asian ethnicity character

Nov 15th 2021, 9:11 AM 12,747 Views 15 Comments

Ji-Young’s existence is the culmination of discussions by producers after the rise in anti-Asian hate in the US last year.

Culture - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Quantum Leap actor Dean Stockwell dies aged 85
# RIP
# RIP

Quantum Leap actor Dean Stockwell dies aged 85

Nov 9th 2021, 11:47 AM 23,824 Views 16 Comments

The actor had a long career, going back to his childhood in the studio system.

Culture - Thursday 4 November, 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Nov 4th 2021, 8:30 PM 17,523 Views 32 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Friday 29 October, 2021

Sofa Watch: Bruce and Barack talk Renegades
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: Bruce and Barack talk Renegades

Oct 29th 2021, 6:30 PM 25,425 Views 6 Comments

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

Culture - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 the week before his new album release
# Shivers
# Shivers

Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 the week before his new album release

Oct 24th 2021, 6:02 PM 35,090 Views 25 Comments

The singer’s fifth album is due to be released next week.

Culture - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Opinion: Today's announcement was a shambles - the live events sector is now on its knees
# Reopening
# Reopening

Opinion: Today's announcement was a shambles - the live events sector is now on its knees

Oct 19th 2021, 7:30 PM 44,713 Views 31 Comments

Concert promoter Shane Dunne reacts to the latest government announcement on the live events sector.

Culture - Monday 18 October, 2021

Your Evening Longread: An oral history of the making of Zoolander
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your Evening Longread: An oral history of the making of Zoolander

Oct 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,019 Views 12 Comments

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square
# I'm A Little Teapot
# I'm A Little Teapot

Giant chequered teapot sculpture unveiled in Smithfield Square

Oct 18th 2021, 1:30 PM 33,265 Views 31 Comments

Smithfield Utah is the second of six sculptures being created as part of Dublin City Council’s Sculpture Dublin initiative.

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83

Oct 18th 2021, 12:27 PM 15,249 Views 7 Comments

Tutt drummed for Elvis Presley with the TCB Band from 1969 until 1977.

Culture - Saturday 16 October, 2021

'When you engage with your own language, there's something very healing for the soul'
# Arracht
# Arracht

'When you engage with your own language, there's something very healing for the soul'

Oct 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 21,628 Views 16 Comments

The director of Arracht, an Irish language film about the famine, speaks to us.

Culture - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Partially shredded Banksy painting sells for record €21.9 million
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Partially shredded Banksy painting sells for record €21.9 million

Oct 14th 2021, 7:44 PM 22,676 Views 31 Comments

Love Is In The Bin was auctioned in London by Sotheby’s.

Culture - Friday 8 October, 2021

Sofa Watch: A prince among Danes and the star of the Scottish play
# Nights In
# Nights In

Sofa Watch: A prince among Danes and the star of the Scottish play

Oct 8th 2021, 6:30 PM 18,637 Views 7 Comments

All you need to know about your chat show options tonight.

Culture - Thursday 7 October, 2021

'Welcome to Dublin': Red Hot Chili Peppers to play Marlay Park next summer
# Blood Sugar Sex Marlay
# Blood Sugar Sex Marlay

'Welcome to Dublin': Red Hot Chili Peppers to play Marlay Park next summer

Oct 7th 2021, 5:23 PM 27,179 Views 9 Comments

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, and Thundercat will be supporting at the 29 June gig.

Tanzanian novelist and former refugee wins Nobel Prize for Literature for works on colonialism
# Abdulrazak Gurnah
# Abdulrazak Gurnah

Tanzanian novelist and former refugee wins Nobel Prize for Literature for works on colonialism

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 12:32 PM 10,702 Views 9 Comments

Abdulrazak Gurnah was forced to leave his home country of Tanzania as an 18-year-old

Culture - Monday 4 October, 2021

Glastonbury 2022 announces history-making headline act
# Glastonbury
# Glastonbury

Glastonbury 2022 announces history-making headline act

Oct 4th 2021, 12:07 PM 59,436 Views 38 Comments

Next year’s festival will take place in June.

Culture - Sunday 3 October, 2021

The Irish Read: Rosita Boland on the power of friendships
# Homegrown Writing
# Homegrown Writing

The Irish Read: Rosita Boland on the power of friendships

Oct 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 9,913 Views 2 Comments

This week, we have an extract from Rosita Boland’s book Comrades.

Culture - Thursday 30 September, 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Sep 30th 2021, 8:30 PM 19,209 Views 12 Comments

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Five-metre-tall sculpture inspired by Dublin Castle Scandal unveiled outside City Hall
# HOLD YOUR NOSE
# HOLD YOUR NOSE

Five-metre-tall sculpture inspired by Dublin Castle Scandal unveiled outside City Hall

Sep 29th 2021, 12:19 PM 28,422 Views 26 Comments

Lord Mayor Alisan Gilliland said that she welcomes it as an “inspiring symbol of hope”.