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Culture - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Opinion: Farmers should support the Green Party - and secretly some of them probably do

Farming needs to become sustainable to survive and most farmers don’t want to damage the natural world, writes Ray Foley.

Culture - Sunday 2 June, 2019

The Irish For: Is Ireland more progressive now because we didn’t have baby boomers?

Did you know that Nigel Farage and Keanu Reeves were born in the same year? It’s hard enough to accept that they are the same species, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Culture - Friday 31 May, 2019

On Raglan Road voted as Ireland's favourite folk song

Poet Gerry Hanberry said the competition had sparked “some enjoyable heated debates and counter-thumping”.

Culture - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From an electricity-generating toilet to a whiskey barrel hot tub: Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

Bloom Festival has 22 show gardens on display and will run until the end of the Bank Holiday weekend.

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

'There was no argument or slamming of doors': Jenny Greene on leaving and coming back to 2FM

Green departed the station on March and returned in May.

Over 18,000 people sign petition aiming to save The Bernard Shaw's beer garden

The person behind the petition said the Dublin pub is a cultural institution and one of the most unique spaces we have in our city.

Culture - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce

The garden offers a positive and enjoyable experience for people with dementia by rekindling fond memories, writes Kathy Ryan.

Culture - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

'Really, really disappointing': Spice Girls fans complain about sound again after Cardiff gig

Dublin fans had similar complaints after the group’s Croke Park concert.

Culture - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Lynn Ruane: An inspirational school project reminds us of our shared humanity

I find it obscene that Ireland is dragging its feet rather than creating an environment where families torn apart by war can start a new life, writes Senator Lynn Ruane.

'I hate that I caused her distress': Moby apologises to Natalie Portman after claiming that the pair dated

The singer made the claims in his recently published memoir.

Rod Stewart pays tribute to footballer Liam Miller at Páirc Uí Chaoimh concert

At the concert he posted pictures of various Celtic heroes with a image of Miller.

The Irish For: Don’t Be Such A Gorilla-Whale-Daughter-In-Law

To translate the meaning of Bridezilla effectively we need to pop the bonnet of the word and look at the moving parts, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Culture - Saturday 25 May, 2019

This opera is bringing the stories behind Ireland's direct provision system to life

The opera is based on a book which tells the stories of migrant women living in direct provision in Ireland.

Some fans weren't happy about the sound quality at last night's Spice Girls gig

Spice Girls’ Mel B said she hopes the sound quality will be “much, much better” at future gigs.

Culture - Friday 24 May, 2019

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

Culture - Thursday 23 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 - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

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

You know nothing, Jon Snow… for the final time.

A journey through music, youth culture and loss is coming to Ballymun

A new work opens tonight in the Axis theatre.

Culture - Monday 20 May, 2019

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

Culture - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Opinion: Are we ready to let go of the Catholic Church's rituals?

Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, Marriage and Burial are now rites of passage but do we understand their theological foundations, writes Shane Dunphy.

The Irish For: Let's settle the 'crack' versus 'craic' debate by looking at the evidence

The word appears to originate before 1900 in parts of Ireland where spoken Irish was high and literacy was low, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

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.