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Culture - Friday 31 January, 2020

The Crown to end after five seasons as Netflix reveals new Queen

Imelda Staunton will play Queen Elizabeth II for the fifth and final season.

Culture - Thursday 30 January, 2020

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 - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

Culture - Friday 24 January, 2020

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra

Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.

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Culture - Thursday 23 January, 2020

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 - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Over 100 films from 50 different countries announced for Dublin International Film Festival Diff This post contains videos

Over 100 films from 50 different countries announced for Dublin International Film Festival

The festival runs from 26 February to 8 March.

Ozzy Osbourne says he's been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

The singer said it was discovered after he suffered a fall.

Culture - Sunday 19 January, 2020

The Death Row lawyer: 'If enough people say you should be executed, you start to believe it yourself'

The real-life work of US lawyer Bryan Stevenson hit the screens in Ireland this weekend with the film Just Mercy.

Culture - Friday 17 January, 2020

Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor Derek Fowlds dies aged 82 RIP This post contains videos

Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor Derek Fowlds dies aged 82

The actor passed away this morning his family have said.

Culture - Thursday 16 January, 2020

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.

Sandi Toksvig is leaving the Great British Bake Off

“As my waistline will testify, Bake Off is an all-consuming show,” she wrote in a humorous, heartfelt statement.

Culture - Monday 13 January, 2020

Saoirse Ronan gets fourth Oscar nod as Joker leads the way with 11 nominations

The Irish actress was nominated for Best Actress for her role in Little Women.

Culture - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Rush drummer Neil Peart dies aged 67 RIP

Rush drummer Neil Peart dies aged 67

The group announced the drummer’s death in a statement last night.

'We need shows like Fair City to star people with disabilities and reflect the world we live in'

The short film Aretha stars young actress Orla Casey, who has been acting since she was in primary school.

Culture - Friday 10 January, 2020

Brazil's Supreme Court backs Netflix in 'gay jesus' TV show case

A lower court had ordered that the film be pulled to calm anger over the show.

Culture - Thursday 9 January, 2020

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 - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced

The ten acts up for the award were announced this afternoon.

Three films from 2019 among highest grossing movies of all time in Ireland

Annual box office revenue for 2019 is expected to total €117.4m.

Culture - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Larry Gogan (1934-2020): Radio icon who provided the soundtrack to Irish life

The legendary music man died today aged 85 after 58 years in radio.

Culture - Monday 6 January, 2020

Golden Globes: No luck for the Irish (or The Irishman) as 1917 wins surprise top prize Awards Bash This post contains videos

Golden Globes: No luck for the Irish (or The Irishman) as 1917 wins surprise top prize

Quentin Tarantino and Brad Pitt also won awards for Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood.

Culture - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Rod Stewart charged after allegedly punching hotel security guard in Florida

Stewart was reportedly attempting to enter a private event with his 39-year-old son

Culture - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember the decade that was in... Irish film?

Irish stars and studios were wowing audiences and winning accolades this decade.

Culture - Saturday 28 December, 2019

These are the international movies to watch out for in 2020

From The Lighthouse to A Quiet Place 2.

An ode to Lyric FM: Letters from the public ask RTÉ to protect their 'oasis of calm'

“In our troubled world of Boris, Brexit, Trump and other forms of madness, Lyric is an oasis of culture, calm and beauty.”

Culture - Friday 27 December, 2019

Canadian broadcaster defends cutting Donald Trump cameo from Home Alone 2 screening

Trump, who appears very briefly in the film, appeared to find the controversy amusing.

Culture - Thursday 26 December, 2019

11 Netflix hidden gems to watch this Christmas break

Tired of aimlessly searching? We’re here to help.

From racing to 80s music nights: here's a list of things to do between Christmas and January

There’s plenty happening around the country over the festive season.

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas movies from the '00s?

Test your festive knowledge.

The Irish For: Where old ghosts meet - the story behind On Raglan Road

Irish poetry is a story often told from the perspective of the unrequited lover, but rarely from one who goes in to the affair knowing it is doomed, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha

Culture - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Here are some Christmas-themed movies and shows available to watch on streaming services

This will save you from boredom over the festive season.

Culture - Thursday 19 December, 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.

Ireland wins €4.3 million in EU funding for corncrake conservation project

The population of Corncrake has declined by 85% since the 1970s.

Culture - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

A bridge too far? A medieval city left with a "token" wall

In the third part of Noteworthy’s investigation, we delve into the issues surrounding the controversial demolition of two historic houses and the gable wall that remains “encased in a tomb of steel girders”.

Culture - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

These are Irish film critics' favourite movies of the year

It was a good year for Noah Baumbach’s Marriage story, and the Irish film Extra Ordinary.

Caroline Flack quits new Love Island series after assault charge

Flack is due in court next week.

Culture - Monday 9 December, 2019

Saoirse Ronan and Andrew Scott have been nominated for Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais will host the Globes for the fifth time on 5 January.

Culture - Thursday 5 December, 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 - Saturday 30 November, 2019

The top 8 moments from this year's Late Late Toy Show

From messages against bullies, to inclusivity, it was quite a heartfelt, thoughtful Toy Show this year.

Culture - Thursday 28 November, 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.