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Culture - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

The Remote: The Olympics that never were, awards from a pair of normal people, and Tintin's adventures
# What's On?
# What's On?

The Remote: The Olympics that never were, awards from a pair of normal people, and Tintin's adventures

Jul 28th 2020, 6:30 PM 9,451 Views 4 Comments

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

Paul Mescal gets Emmy nod with four nominations for Normal People
# Hollywood Calling
# Hollywood Calling

Paul Mescal gets Emmy nod with four nominations for Normal People

Jul 28th 2020, 6:09 PM 28,946 Views 28 Comments

The TV show is based on the book of the same name by Mayo writer Sally Rooney.

Culture - Monday 27 July, 2020

Dublinia's first temporary exhibition launched with social distancing measures
# Dublinia
# Dublinia

Dublinia's first temporary exhibition launched with social distancing measures

Jul 27th 2020, 8:00 PM 9,366 Views 2 Comments

Popular Viking museum Dublinia’s first temporary exhibition captures the lives of Viking heroes.

Culture - Sunday 26 July, 2020

'Might be the stupidest thing I could possibly do': Irish author John Boyne on his next project
# Interview
# Interview

'Might be the stupidest thing I could possibly do': Irish author John Boyne on his next project

Jul 26th 2020, 9:30 AM 22,716 Views 0 Comments

Boyne talks to TheJournal.ie about his latest novel, the backlash to his 2019 novel My Brother’s Name is Jessica.

Culture - Thursday 23 July, 2020

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jul 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 15,403 Views 1 Comment

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

Culture - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

'They just wanted a chance at stardom': It only ran for one series - but Popstars certainly wasn't short on drama
# The Tube
# The Tube

'They just wanted a chance at stardom': It only ran for one series - but Popstars certainly wasn't short on drama

Jul 22nd 2020, 6:30 PM 30,709 Views 8 Comments

We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.

Culture - Monday 20 July, 2020

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic
# Exit Music
# Exit Music

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 9:00 PM 18,936 Views 16 Comments

The British magazine will publish its final issue on 28 July.

Culture - Friday 17 July, 2020

Special Irish concert dedicated to victims of Covid-19 to be live-streamed tonight
# National Concert Hall
# National Concert Hall

Special Irish concert dedicated to victims of Covid-19 to be live-streamed tonight

Jul 17th 2020, 6:20 AM 17,172 Views 17 Comments

The number of people in this country with coronavirus who have sadly died is now 1,749.

Culture - Thursday 16 July, 2020

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

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Jul 16th 2020, 8:30 PM 25,378 Views 40 Comments

Cinemas might be closed for now, but there are other ways to watch. Here are a few options.

Culture - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Here is the full list of nominees for this year's (virtual) IFTAs
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Here is the full list of nominees for this year's (virtual) IFTAs

Jul 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 24,317 Views 27 Comments

The online ceremony will be held in September.

Culture - Friday 10 July, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know Derry Girls?
# Catch Yourself On
# Catch Yourself On

Quiz: How well do you know Derry Girls?

Jul 10th 2020, 9:30 PM 38,720 Views 18 Comments

How well do you know the hit TV show?

Culture - Monday 6 July, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know the soundtracks to these films?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know the soundtracks to these films?

Jul 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 41,835 Views 19 Comments

Test your knowledge of the sounds of the big screen.

Culture - Friday 26 June, 2020

Derry Girls, Normal People and 'a few surprises': What to expect from RTÉ's Comic Relief
# A Few Laughs
# A Few Laughs

Derry Girls, Normal People and 'a few surprises': What to expect from RTÉ's Comic Relief

Jun 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 18,849 Views 10 Comments

The show is on tonight from 8pm until 11.30pm.

Culture - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Quiz: Can you match the quote to the correct film?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: Can you match the quote to the correct film?

Jun 24th 2020, 9:30 PM 49,966 Views 14 Comments

It’s time to settle in for the evening quiz.

'The reason it worked is because RTÉ had feck all involvement': Dustin on The Den's reunion and the show's popularity
# In The Archives
# In The Archives

'The reason it worked is because RTÉ had feck all involvement': Dustin on The Den's reunion and the show's popularity

Jun 24th 2020, 8:30 PM 47,717 Views 42 Comments

We take a look at the good, bad and the bizarre of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday in The Tube.

Culture - Monday 22 June, 2020

Mark Ruffalo says fossil fuel companies want to 'junk Ireland up' with fracked gas
# Ruffalo Few Feathers
# Ruffalo Few Feathers

Mark Ruffalo says fossil fuel companies want to 'junk Ireland up' with fracked gas

Updated Jun 22nd 2020, 8:33 PM 46,841 Views 74 Comments

The Greens have brought in some Hollywood big guns to get the PfG over the line

Joel Schumacher, director of Falling Down, Batman Forever and Veronica Guerin, dies aged 80
# RIP
# RIP

Joel Schumacher, director of Falling Down, Batman Forever and Veronica Guerin, dies aged 80

Jun 22nd 2020, 8:00 PM 21,361 Views 14 Comments

The filmmaker died after a year-long battle with cancer, US media reports.

Culture - Friday 19 June, 2020

Sports, weddings and haircuts: Here’s what will now be allowed on 29 June
# The Next Phase
# The Next Phase

Sports, weddings and haircuts: Here’s what will now be allowed on 29 June

Updated Jun 19th 2020, 6:48 PM 258,573 Views 139 Comments

Further changes to the government’s roadmap were announced by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening.

Sofa Watch: A socially distant Father's Day and Daniel O'Donnell does Kangoo Jumping
# On The Box
# On The Box

Sofa Watch: A socially distant Father's Day and Daniel O'Donnell does Kangoo Jumping

Jun 19th 2020, 6:30 PM 15,995 Views 1 Comment

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

Culture - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

A thrilling drama, a Lewis Carroll classic for the kids, and changing planet earth - it's your weekly TV guide
# Nights In
# Nights In

A thrilling drama, a Lewis Carroll classic for the kids, and changing planet earth - it's your weekly TV guide

Jun 16th 2020, 6:30 PM 11,263 Views 2 Comments

We’ve got you covered for some shows and films to sink your teeth into this week.

Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach
# Easing Lockdown
# Easing Lockdown

Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach

Jun 16th 2020, 3:39 PM 36,492 Views 27 Comments

Cinemas could reopen in August, said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today.

Culture - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Film director Spike Lee apologises after defending Woody Allen and criticising 'cancel culture'
# Metoo
# Metoo

Film director Spike Lee apologises after defending Woody Allen and criticising 'cancel culture'

Jun 14th 2020, 7:10 PM 30,110 Views 0 Comments

Lee called Allen “a great, great filmmaker” in an interview on Friday.

Culture - Friday 12 June, 2020

Kids bored at home? This children's art festival shares classes and events online
# Criunniú Na Nóg
# Criunniú Na Nóg

Kids bored at home? This children's art festival shares classes and events online

Jun 12th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,183 Views 1 Comment

“We just want to really encourage people to make, and to create,” Margarita Cappock of Dublin City Council said.

Culture - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'This money is badly needed': Mother urges Irish college to get in touch with parents about refunding fees
# Coláiste Cholumba
# Coláiste Cholumba

'This money is badly needed': Mother urges Irish college to get in touch with parents about refunding fees

Jun 11th 2020, 6:10 AM 34,454 Views 10 Comments

A mother has said that she doesn’t understand why Coláiste Cholumba hasn’t been in touch with parents, as other Irish colleges have done.

Culture - Friday 5 June, 2020

Sofa Watch: The Late Late is finished for the summer - but Pat's back on TV for a 'big interview'
# Kenny Vs Varadkar
# Kenny Vs Varadkar

Sofa Watch: The Late Late is finished for the summer - but Pat's back on TV for a 'big interview'

Jun 5th 2020, 6:00 PM 45,085 Views 34 Comments

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

Culture - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which film will you stream this weekend?
# Nights In
# Nights In

Trailer Watch: Which film will you stream this weekend?

Jun 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 23,471 Views 14 Comments

Cinemas might be closed, but there are other ways to watch. Here are a few options.

Culture - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire
# Paris
# Paris

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire

May 31st 2020, 4:35 PM 20,370 Views 6 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron reiterated last month his goal of restoring Notre-Dame to its former glory by 2024.

Culture - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Trailer Watch: Which movie will you stream this weekend?
# Film
# Film

Trailer Watch: Which movie will you stream this weekend?

May 28th 2020, 8:30 PM 17,514 Views 13 Comments

Cinemas might be closed, but there are other ways to watch. Here are a few options.

Culture - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies
# The Tube
# The Tube

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies

May 20th 2020, 9:49 PM 32,340 Views 30 Comments

Introducing The Tube: We’ll be taking a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday evening.

Hector Ó hEochagáin: 'The day of fathers not doing a tap in the house is ending - we're different dads now'
# Hector Anseo
# Hector Anseo

Hector Ó hEochagáin: 'The day of fathers not doing a tap in the house is ending - we're different dads now'

May 20th 2020, 6:30 AM 28,536 Views 36 Comments

Hector has been chatting to drivers in Nepal, Mary Lou McDonald – but not Tony Holohan – for a philosophical TV programme about lockdown.

Culture - Saturday 16 May, 2020

'I'll never forget the pain of it': Christy Dignam on family's heartache following dad's death from Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I'll never forget the pain of it': Christy Dignam on family's heartache following dad's death from Covid-19

May 16th 2020, 12:20 PM 26,309 Views 14 Comments

Christopher Dignam Senior, who was in his late 80s, passed away earlier this month.

Culture - Friday 15 May, 2020

Neighbours returns to filming but there'll be 'no kissing' and stars must do their own make up
# Strewth
# Strewth

Neighbours returns to filming but there'll be 'no kissing' and stars must do their own make up

May 15th 2020, 2:50 PM 9,706 Views 7 Comments

Home and Away is also set to roll again this month.

Culture - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

'Thank you so much for what you're doing': Matt Damon speaks to Dublin nurse in local radio interview
# Live From Dalkey
# Live From Dalkey

'Thank you so much for what you're doing': Matt Damon speaks to Dublin nurse in local radio interview

May 13th 2020, 9:21 AM 92,406 Views 45 Comments

The actor described Dalkey as “one of the most beautiful places we’ve ever been”.

'I just wanted to have a rant': Bryan Adams issues apology for remarks linking Covid-19 to 'bat eating'
# Please Forgive Me
# Please Forgive Me

'I just wanted to have a rant': Bryan Adams issues apology for remarks linking Covid-19 to 'bat eating'

May 13th 2020, 8:55 AM 22,283 Views 48 Comments

Adams attracted controversy after hitting out at the cancellation of his London shows this week.

Culture - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87
# RIP
# RIP

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

May 9th 2020, 3:52 PM 30,641 Views 29 Comments

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

Culture - Friday 8 May, 2020

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'
# Interview
# Interview

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

May 8th 2020, 11:22 AM 88,528 Views 121 Comments

The U2 frontman spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning.

Culture - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Feeling hoarse working from home? TCD is warning your voice could be at risk during lockdown
# Trinity College Dublin
# Trinity College Dublin

Feeling hoarse working from home? TCD is warning your voice could be at risk during lockdown

May 7th 2020, 10:37 AM 24,932 Views 22 Comments

The research team is conducting a national survey for people to share their experiences.

Culture - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

The Remote: Humans of Ireland's lockdown and a look at the world of elite stone skimming - it's your weekly TV Guide
# That's Entertainment
# That's Entertainment

The Remote: Humans of Ireland's lockdown and a look at the world of elite stone skimming - it's your weekly TV Guide

May 6th 2020, 6:00 PM 12,953 Views 4 Comments

We’ve got you covered for some shows to sink your teeth into this week.

Culture - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

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

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

May 5th 2020, 6:00 PM 27,686 Views 10 Comments

From Jason Bourne to the Kennedys – here are some recommendations for the week ahead.

Culture - Monday 4 May, 2020

ITV cancels this summer's season of Love Island
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

ITV cancels this summer's season of Love Island

May 4th 2020, 2:30 PM 19,714 Views 39 Comments

The seventh series of the show will now take place in 2021 instead.