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Culture - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Chris Brown released without charge following Paris rape allegation

Brown was detained on potential charges of aggravated rape in the French capital yesterday.

Irish-produced film The Favourite receives 10 Oscar nominations

The nominees are in for the 91st Academy Awards.

Culture - Sunday 20 January, 2019

The story behind the greatest party that never happened

A behind-the-scenes look at the Fyre Festival has come to Netflix. It’s as bizarre as it sounds.

The Irish For: How many colours can you remember?

Different languages across the world look at the spectrum and make different calls on where certain colours begin and end, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Culture - Friday 18 January, 2019

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer Pride Of Limerick This post contains videos

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer

O’Riordan’s bandmates also received the honour from the University of Limerick.

'Oozing with history': Take a look around the Mansion House, 100 years on from the first Dáil sitting

It is the oldest free-standing residential home in Dublin.

Culture - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Netflix is making a workplace comedy starring Steve Carell about Donald Trump's Space Force

The show will see Carell reunite with the team behind The Office.

Everything you need to know about the new Irish-produced Netflix series written by George R R Martin

Netflix’s new series Nightflyers was filmed in Limerick’s Troy studios.

Culture - Monday 14 January, 2019

Final series of Game of Thrones to hit Irish screens on 15 April Iron Throne This post contains videos

Final series of Game of Thrones to hit Irish screens on 15 April

You (still) know nothing, Jon Snow.

Culture - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Latex paint, road signs and yellow cabs... How to turn an Irish street into downtown New York

…Like in Greta (pictured). We talk to an expert about how it all happens.

Hundreds of fans attend first anniversary mass of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan

O’Riordan died at the age of 46 in London on 15 January, 2018.

The Irish For: Brexit and the rise of Hiberno-English

With the United Kingdom set to leave the European Union this year, it’s time for Hiberno English to become the official language of the EU, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Culture - Saturday 12 January, 2019

These are the most visited pages on Wikipedia in 2018

Royals, football and films. Some things don’t change.

US teen crashes car while driving blindfolded as part of 'Bird Box' challenge

A Netflix film has led to a viral challenge in which people attempt complete tasks while blindfolded.

Culture - Friday 11 January, 2019

Steve Coogan and John C Reilly on transforming into Laurel and Hardy: 'Figuring out who they were is the hard work'

The pair star as the legendary comedians in the new film Stan and Ollie.

The line-up for tonight's Late Late Show is pretty impressive

An array of talent in their chosen fields will be speaking to Ryan Tubridy this evening.

Culture - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year Rte Choice Music Prize This post contains videos

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year

Two of those nominated have won the award before.

Irish-produced film The Favourite leads the way with 12 Bafta nominations

Element Pictures’ period comedy/drama is up for best film, best director, best actress and best supporting actress.

Culture - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Matt Cooper: 'It's amazing the amount of politicians who asked if they could co-present the Tonight Show'

The show has had a revolving door of co-presenters one night a week after Ivan Yates cut his days due to illness. But some weren’t happy with Michael Healy-Rae being one of them.

Virgin Media Television has best year ever with 'record' viewing figures

The company rebranded all its channels late last year.

Irish author Sally Rooney becomes youngest ever winner of prestigious Costa Novel Award

Rooney got the gong for her second novel Normal People.

Culture - Monday 7 January, 2019

What is the truth behind Resistance's forced adoption storyline that really got people talking?

It’s loosely based on the incredible story of Cork spies Florence and Josephine O’Donoghue.

Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget'

Tony Wright was a member of the hugely popular band ASIWYFA. He talks to us about leaving the band and how a vicious assault contributed to depression.

Actors and directors write to Minister over 'deep concern and dissatisfaction' with Abbey Theatre's direction

The letter is signed by more than 300 names, including many high-profile ones.

Ruth Negga and Martin Hayes named among five new Cultural Ambassadors for Ireland

They are joined by poet Paul Muldoon and Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects.

'It's a phenomenal result': Team behind Irish-produced The Favourite reacts to Golden Globe win

Colman, who plays Queen Anne in the film, which is produced by Element Pictures, won a best actress award.

Bohemian Rhapsody wins big amid night of surprises at Golden Globes

Olivia Colman, who plays Queen Anne in Irish-produced The Favourite, took home a best actress award.

Culture - Sunday 6 January, 2019

'Sometimes being true to history you get as much flack': Historical drama Resistance's creator on annoying Twitter

The new RTÉ One flagship drama looks at Bloody Sunday in 1920. It’s a follow up to Rebellion, which was aired in 2016.

Culture - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Netflix tells people to cop on and stop doing everyday tasks blindfolded for the Bird Box Challenge

Videos of people doing the challenge have been widespread since the release of the Netflix show.

Culture - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

These are the movies to make sure you don't miss in 2019

All the big budget films you could ask for.

'She is what the child wants her to be': Barbie is turning 60 this year and shows no sign of slowing down

The first Barbie doll made her debut in March, 1959 – today 58 million Barbies are sold each year in more than 150 countries.

Culture - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The 1988 closedown: How a legal loophole led to an explosion in Irish pirate radio

“You had grown up guys, some crying”: Remembering the night the pirates called it a day.

Culture - Friday 28 December, 2018

'I'll wreck the joint': The day poet Patrick Kavanagh threatened Dublin's booksellers

“I will break every bloody bookshop in the city up,” Kavanagh barked at Hodges Figgis staff.

Culture - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Over 600,000 tune in as Mrs Brown's Boys tops RTÉ Christmas ratings for eighth year in a row

This year’s Christmas special was watched by an average audience of 612,000 people.

'Generous, intelligent, larger than life': Tributes paid to actor Jer O'Leary following his death RIP

'Generous, intelligent, larger than life': Tributes paid to actor Jer O'Leary following his death

The folklorist and activist was best known for his stage role as trade union leader Jim Larkin.

Culture - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'Wasn't happy with the lack of pints': Visitors complain about Ireland's most popular tourist attractions

Ireland has plenty to offer visitors at home and abroad – but there’s just no pleasing some people.

Culture - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember Christmas No 1s of the 80s and 90s?

I need some love[ly quiz answers] like I’ve never needed love[ly quiz answers] before.

Debate Room: Is East 17's Stay Another Day a Christmas song? Yuletide Tunes This post contains a poll

Debate Room: Is East 17's Stay Another Day a Christmas song?

If you’ve got to disagree with me, don’t think I can take the pain.

Here's 5 suggestions for what to watch over the Christmas period

Here’s a few shows to keep your interest over the festive season.

Culture - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A shooting in west Dublin, KBC bank and a fatal road crash in Meath – here’s what made the headlines today.