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Culture - Friday 18 September, 2020

Culture Night: Highlights from Dublin and the East
# Highlights
# Highlights

Culture Night: Highlights from Dublin and the East

Sep 18th 2020, 6:45 AM 13,711 Views 2 Comments

Our guide in the run up to Friday’s nationwide event.

Culture - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Your evening longread: A brief history of the music video
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: A brief history of the music video

Sep 17th 2020, 8:33 PM 12,514 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Sep 17th 2020, 8:00 PM 19,437 Views 8 Comments

As cinemas begin to reopen, here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture Night: Here's what's happening in the South and midlands on Friday
# Highlights
# Highlights

Culture Night: Here's what's happening in the South and midlands on Friday

Sep 17th 2020, 6:45 AM 14,947 Views 5 Comments

Our guide in the run up to Friday’s nationwide event.

Culture - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Culture Night: Here's what's happening in the West on Friday
# Cultural Delights
# Cultural Delights

Culture Night: Here's what's happening in the West on Friday

Sep 16th 2020, 6:45 AM 15,412 Views 9 Comments

Our guide in the run up to Friday’s nationwide event.

Culture - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Culture Night: 'People are waking up to the idea that diversity makes for really interesting art'
# Preview
# Preview

Culture Night: 'People are waking up to the idea that diversity makes for really interesting art'

Sep 15th 2020, 6:45 AM 13,388 Views 5 Comments

Culture Night Dublin will feature over 200 online and offline events, taking place on Friday 18 September.

Culture - Friday 11 September, 2020

Sofa Watch: Fun with Ryan and Jane (Fonda)
# What's On?
# What's On?

Sofa Watch: Fun with Ryan and Jane (Fonda)

Sep 11th 2020, 6:30 PM 29,712 Views 14 Comments

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

Culture - Thursday 10 September, 2020

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Sep 10th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,242 Views 20 Comments

As cinemas begin to reopen, here are a few options for weekend watching.

Culture - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'I wanted to show it to you guys first': UK rapper Stormzy premiered his new video in a Dublin school today
# Superheroes
# Superheroes

'I wanted to show it to you guys first': UK rapper Stormzy premiered his new video in a Dublin school today

Sep 9th 2020, 10:02 PM 35,952 Views 8 Comments

Secondary pupils at Pobalscoil Neasáin received a special message from Stormzy before getting a chance to watch the music video.

Best Picture films must meet diversity criteria under new rules
# Oscars
# Oscars

Best Picture films must meet diversity criteria under new rules

Sep 9th 2020, 11:08 AM 16,721 Views 55 Comments

The film industry has long been criticised for its failures on representation.

Culture - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

The Remote: Everyone's favourite Danish political drama lands on Netflix and Ros na Rún turns 25
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

The Remote: Everyone's favourite Danish political drama lands on Netflix and Ros na Rún turns 25

Sep 8th 2020, 5:27 PM 38,795 Views 5 Comments

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

Culture - Monday 7 September, 2020

Quiz: Can you name these well-known schools and colleges?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these well-known schools and colleges?

Sep 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 47,830 Views 11 Comments

How well do you know some of the most famous schools and colleges from movies, books, and the news.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Movies Of The Week
# Movies Of The Week

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

Sep 7th 2020, 6:30 PM 25,120 Views 12 Comments

Two Christopher Nolan mind-benders and a classic Eddie Murphy comedy – here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Culture - Thursday 3 September, 2020

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you see this weekend?

Sep 3rd 2020, 8:00 PM 20,875 Views 20 Comments

As cinemas begin to reopen, here are a few options for weekend watching.

Late Late Show promises a 'slice of magic' in place of cancelled Electric Picnic as show returns for new season
# Friday Feeling
# Friday Feeling

Late Late Show promises a 'slice of magic' in place of cancelled Electric Picnic as show returns for new season

Sep 3rd 2020, 3:40 PM 29,870 Views 25 Comments

The Late Late Show returns this week for its 59th season.

One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award
# Shortlist
# Shortlist

One Irish author on shortlist for €100k International Dublin Literary award

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:10 AM 13,796 Views 3 Comments

Three of the shortlisted novels are in translation.

Culture - Monday 31 August, 2020

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

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

Aug 31st 2020, 6:30 PM 25,524 Views 23 Comments

From Leonardo DiCaprio being attacked by a bear to a classic Reese Witherspoon role – here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs
# Empire State Building
# Empire State Building

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs

Aug 31st 2020, 7:47 AM 29,100 Views 8 Comments

The awards were dedicated to Chadwick Boseman.

Culture - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know these summer blockbusters?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these summer blockbusters?

Aug 27th 2020, 9:30 PM 34,079 Views 7 Comments

As summer comes to an end, test your knowledge on these summer blockbusters.

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you see this weekend?

Aug 27th 2020, 8:00 PM 19,417 Views 10 Comments

As cinemas begin to reopen, here are a few options for weekend watching.

'This is a world we've never seen before': Christopher Nolan and his Tenet cast on making the blockbuster
# Cinema
# Cinema

'This is a world we've never seen before': Christopher Nolan and his Tenet cast on making the blockbuster

Aug 27th 2020, 7:30 AM 20,274 Views 14 Comments

The film cost a reputed $200 million to make and is one of the year’s biggest releases.

Sarah McInerney returns in RTÉ Radio One shakeup as broadcaster reveals new autumn schedule
# Big Move
# Big Move

Sarah McInerney returns in RTÉ Radio One shakeup as broadcaster reveals new autumn schedule

Aug 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 89,402 Views 53 Comments

The broadcaster has launched its upcoming season of programming today.

Culture - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Sean Connery?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Sean Connery?

Aug 25th 2020, 9:30 PM 42,100 Views 15 Comments

The seductive Scottish star turns 90 today.

The Remote: A celebration of Irish music, teenage shoplifters, and a look back at the Europa League
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: A celebration of Irish music, teenage shoplifters, and a look back at the Europa League

Aug 25th 2020, 6:30 PM 17,169 Views 3 Comments

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

Culture - Monday 24 August, 2020

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies on this week
# Nights In
# Nights In

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

Aug 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 28,061 Views 9 Comments

From a feel-good comedy to a contemporary horror – here are our picks for TV movies this week.

Culture - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Lyons Tea: Is it as Irish as we think?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lyons Tea: Is it as Irish as we think?

Aug 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 59,479 Views 77 Comments

The history of Lyon is not what you might expect, writes Tom Clonan.

Culture - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Event Guide: From boxing to Beethoven - here are 5 online and real world events to keep you busy this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Event Guide: From boxing to Beethoven - here are 5 online and real world events to keep you busy this weekend

Aug 22nd 2020, 8:30 AM 17,447 Views 6 Comments

Whether you’re looking for something to do online or in person, we have you covered for some fun this weekend.

Culture - Friday 21 August, 2020

'Why have music venues been left out?' - Arts campaign criticises government over new rules on crowd sizes
# For Art's Sake
# For Art's Sake

'Why have music venues been left out?' - Arts campaign criticises government over new rules on crowd sizes

Aug 21st 2020, 4:30 PM 13,641 Views 6 Comments

The campaign said that the latest Covid-19 restrictions will come at great cost for arts organisations.

Culture - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Latest: Music venues can 'place query with Department' on whether 50 people are allowed at events
# Confusing
# Confusing

Latest: Music venues can 'place query with Department' on whether 50 people are allowed at events

Updated Aug 20th 2020, 6:50 PM 93,362 Views 76 Comments

Yet another statement on the matter has been issued by the Department of Culture this evening.

Culture - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

The Remote: Counterfeiting, a dive inside the GAA, and an Oscar Best Picture winner
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: Counterfeiting, a dive inside the GAA, and an Oscar Best Picture winner

Aug 18th 2020, 6:30 PM 15,807 Views 2 Comments

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

Culture - Monday 17 August, 2020

Diageo to buy Ryan Reynolds-backed gin brand Aviation in €513 million deal
# Reynolds Ruin
# Reynolds Ruin

Diageo to buy Ryan Reynolds-backed gin brand Aviation in €513 million deal

Aug 17th 2020, 9:50 PM 43,520 Views 22 Comments

Reynolds will retain a stake in the gin brand as part of the acquisition.

Culture - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing
# Drumroll Please
# Drumroll Please

Music venues take cautiously optimistic approach as live gigs return with social distancing

Aug 15th 2020, 9:00 PM 43,874 Views 19 Comments

As music venues slowly begin to host live gigs again, they face a series of financial and logistical challenges.

From painting to canoeing - here are some events to keep you busy this weekend
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

From painting to canoeing - here are some events to keep you busy this weekend

Aug 15th 2020, 8:00 AM 18,614 Views 5 Comments

Whether you’re looking for something to do online or in person, we have you covered for some fun this weekend.

Culture - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in the world
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in the world

Aug 12th 2020, 11:02 AM 43,779 Views 58 Comments

Here is the full top 10, according to Forbes.

Culture - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

The Remote: Reality realtors, the Champions League, and the Young Offenders go to their debs
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: Reality realtors, the Champions League, and the Young Offenders go to their debs

Aug 11th 2020, 6:30 PM 18,892 Views 5 Comments

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

Culture - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

The Remote: The return of Umbrella Academy, a Belfast thriller, and a pinch of time travel
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: The return of Umbrella Academy, a Belfast thriller, and a pinch of time travel

Aug 4th 2020, 6:30 PM 28,853 Views 13 Comments

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

Culture - Sunday 2 August, 2020

'This is the memoir that your mothers were reading': The Museum of Literature Ireland pays tribute to Nuala O'Faolain
# Are You Somebody?
# Are You Somebody?

'This is the memoir that your mothers were reading': The Museum of Literature Ireland pays tribute to Nuala O'Faolain

Aug 2nd 2020, 9:00 PM 30,097 Views 3 Comments

The impact of Covid-19 has led the museum, which opened last September, to rethink its approach to the coming years.

Culture - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be
# Tourism
# Tourism

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be

Jul 30th 2020, 5:23 PM 48,902 Views 41 Comments

The funding covers route options and feasibility studies.

Culture - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Plaudits for Normal People continue the rise and rise of director Lenny Abrahamson
# A Look Back
# A Look Back

Plaudits for Normal People continue the rise and rise of director Lenny Abrahamson

Jul 29th 2020, 6:30 PM 21,353 Views 15 Comments

The first time we may have seen Abrahamson’s work on TV might not be what you expect.

Paul Mescal pays tribute to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones following Emmy nod for Normal People
# Emmys
# Emmys

Paul Mescal pays tribute to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones following Emmy nod for Normal People

Jul 29th 2020, 7:03 AM 36,194 Views 6 Comments

Mescal thanked the show’s producers and co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones.