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Culture - Yesterday’s News


Culture - Monday 18 September, 2017

Two new Banksy murals have appeared in London

The murals are ahead of a new exhibition of US artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

After 50 years, Rolling Stone magazine is up for sale

Rolling Stone last year sold a 49% stake to a Singaporean music start-up.


Culture - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

The Paris Olympics will have beach volleyball under the Eiffel Tower

The International Olympic Committee this week named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

Culture - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Fancy representing Ireland at next year's Eurovision? RTÉ wants to hear your songs

RTÉ wants “accomplished songwriters and performers with a proven track record of success in the industry”.

Culture - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

The Sopranos and Goodfellas actor Frank Vincent dies aged 78

The veteran actor played Phil Leotardo in the hit TV show the Sopranos.

Culture - Monday 11 September, 2017

Pope Francis has a black eye after falling in his popemobile

The 266th pope was on the final leg of his visit to Colombia when he was injured.

Culture - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Paul Hollywood 'absolutely devastated' after a photograph emerges of him in Nazi uniform

The Great British Bake Off star issued a statement this afternoon.

Sitdown Sunday: How science is helping coma patients to communicate

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Culture - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Quiz: Can you match the quote to the film?

The truth? You can’t handle the truth.

'A lot of questions about ketamine' - keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic's welfare tent

The Ana Liffey Drug Project made its debut at this year’s festival – and it proved to be a busy three days for the volunteers.

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.


Here are some of the highlights from this month's Dublin Fringe Festival

Want to go to a show? Here’s some help picking which one.

Country music's 'Gentle Giant' Don Williams dies aged 78 RIP

Country music's 'Gentle Giant' Don Williams dies aged 78

Williams had a string of hits before retiring in 2016. His mellow sound influenced a generation of singers.

Culture - Friday 8 September, 2017

Taoiseach 'Leo de Varad' has been given a certificate for Irish-speaking skills

He’s not the first Taoiseach to flex his cúpla focal.

Culture - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Catalonia says it will hold a referendum on independence from Spain next month

The Spanish government has pledged to do everything in its power to stop the vote.

Culture - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

DUP MP says act for 'failing' Irish language would be discriminatory

Sammy Wilson says the language is in decline south of the border.

Culture - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

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Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint?

Or do you keep it to yourself?

Culture - Monday 4 September, 2017

Here are the plans if you're celebrating tonight with the Galway hurlers

The county’s senior and minor hurlers won All-Ireland titles yesterday.

Culture - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Could Irish gin be the new Irish whiskey?

Ireland’s distillers are cashing in on the gin craze

People encouraged to bring camping gear home from Electric Picnic

The 55,000 people who attended the festival will generate at least 400 tonnes of waste.

Humans of New York has launched its own series that streams for free on Facebook Going Viral This post contains videos

Humans of New York has launched its own series that streams for free on Facebook

The phenomenally successful Facebook page has over 18 million followers.

WIN: A seat for you and a friend on our Culture Night preview bus in Cork

This year, we’re taking our preview bus tour to the Rebel County.

Culture - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Over 6 months after Traveller ethnicity was recognised - what has changed?

Tinsmithing, education, and pride in who you are: the impact of one of the most momentous achievements for Traveller activists.

'Like climbing Everest': How a century's worth of stories from this Cork community made it online

Local historian Anne Donaldson spent years painstakingly transcribing the records from the Ballincollig garrison chapel.

Culture - Friday 1 September, 2017

Simpsons composer, who penned many of the show's iconic songs, sacked after 27 years

Alf Clausen put the spring in Springfield.

Poll: Have you left your tent behind after a festival? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you left your tent behind after a festival?

If you’re camping at Electric Picnic this weekend, are you planning on bringing your tent back with you?

Wellies? Check. Tickets? Check. But should I bring shorts? All you need to know about Electric Picnic

How to get there, some of our recommendations, and what kind of weather you should prepare for…

Culture - Thursday 31 August, 2017

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.

Trump, the Famine and a troubled Galway of the future - Irish theatre is getting dark

A new adaptation of Star of the Sea is among the shows.

Ireland will soon have a direct flight to one of Asia's most famous cities

The flights will begin next June.

'The queues wound round the embassy building' - Ireland's grief at the death of Princess Diana

The much-loved British royal died 20 years ago this week.

Culture - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

So TV3 confirmed the worst-kept secret in Irish media today - here's what else is in the schedule

Yes, Ivan Yates and Matt Cooper will take over from Vincent. Here’s what else is happening…

Confirmed: Ivan Yates and Matt Cooper will be taking over from Vincent Browne

TV3 confirmed the news this afternoon.

Culture - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Cinema cancels Gone With the Wind screening over 'racially insensitive' content

The film is usually shown every summer but will not be shown next year.

Actor pulls out of Hellboy reboot after casting criticised as whitewashing

Skrein said there had been “understandable upset” at news of his casting.

Culture - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Irish is a dead language? Judging by your punctuation, English isn't far off either'

Darach Ó Séaghdha, who runs the successful Twitter account “The Irish for”, is publishing a book on why Irish may not be dead just yet.

Poll: Is Ireland's tax exemption for artists worth the money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland's tax exemption for artists worth the money?

The government is said to be considering the future of the scheme.

Culture - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'We have members from 18 to 90': Locals dig in to help uncover three burials at Swords Castle

Over 300 volunteers have helped out on community digs at the castle since 2015.

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