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Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

The incredible story of the zookeepers who saved people from the Nazis

Their story is told in a new Hollywood film called The Zookeeper’s Wife.

One man has spent five years capturing breathtaking views of Glendalough Photopost This post contains images

One man has spent five years capturing breathtaking views of Glendalough

Frank Corry’s PhotoPost project shows that Ireland’s changeable weather is actually really beautiful.

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'Some people think that every person with autism is like Rain Man, or a wizard at maths'

Representations of people with autism can be full of stereotypes.

Culture - Friday 24 March, 2017

Why your next TV binge should be... Lady Dynamite

A hilarious comedy about… bipolar disorder?

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day

You’ve probably already spotted some of the 2,000 yellow-clad volunteers fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society today.

Deficiencies in ambulance service putting patients in Dublin at risk, says Hiqa

Hiqa said that a detailed plan for ambulance services across Dublin didn’t exist.

A new cultural festival will reach every county in Ireland this Easter Monday

Organised by RTÉ and Creative Ireland, the Taoiseach gave a speech at the launch of Cruinniú na Cásca.

Culture - Thursday 23 March, 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.

From The Daily Edge The xx and Duran Duran have just been announced for this year's Electric Picnic Electric Dreams

The xx and Duran Duran have just been announced for this year's Electric Picnic

Her name is Riooooo and she dances on the saaaaaand!

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'The colour of hope': Tomb of Jesus restored to former glory in time for Easter visitors

Religious leaders in traditional robes addressed a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre yesterday.

Culture - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Wyclef Jean handcuffed by LA police in 'mistaken identity'

The Grammy-winning artist said he was “appalled” after being handcuffed and questioned by police.

These are the four richest counties in Ireland

Only four counties have a disposable income ahead of the national average.

A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book

Echoland, by Joe Joyce, follows novels such as Dubliners, Dracula and Strumpet City to be chosen for the festival.

Culture - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Tomb of Jesus Christ completes €3.7 million renovation

The church contains the area where Jesus is believed to have been crucified.

Dublin protest against EU ruling on hijabs in the workplace

Irish Muslim women feel that the ruling will directly affect their ability to find employment.

Chinese man arrested for allegedly stealing 80 dinosaur eggs

The fossilized eggs were being held by a collector. .

Kerrygold is banned in the state of Wisconsin but local butter lovers are fighting back

They’ve filed a lawsuit challenging the ban.

Culture - Monday 20 March, 2017

Four-year-old Irish garda with leukemia marches in New York St Patrick's Day parade

The trip was funded by Ceejay’s colleagues from his hometown.

Culture - Sunday 19 March, 2017

The price of betrayal: Who did the British pay for info on Irish rebels and how much did they pay?

A old manuscript currently on display has those answers.

'I wonder how long before there's a liberal Bishop Eamonn Casey moment?'

Have the liberal commentariat taken over a space once occupied by the Catholic Church, Brendan O’Connor asks.

Culture - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90 RIP

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90

The singer and guitarist helped create the genre in the 50s and 60s.

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish' Guaranteed Irish This post contains videos

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish'

More Cork than Kerry though it seems.

Pictures: A new book explores how the 1950s and 1960s shaped the Dublin we know today

1950s saw the mass-introduction of cars in Dublin. The 1960s saw a people’s way of life change at a rate of knots.

Dublin was showing all the signs of an epic hangover first thing this morning...

But the city is cleaning up well. There’s little sign of the carnage normally associated with the post-Paddy’s Day cleanup this morning.

Culture - Friday 17 March, 2017

Why your next TV binge should be... Broad City

Is this comedy as great as everyone says it is? YAS KWEEN.

Watch: A play about St Patrick from 1958 (with Irish kings and druids)

The clip, made available by the Irish Film Institute, forms part of an advertisement from 1958 promoting Ireland.

Picture this: Looking back at Dublin's old St Patrick's Day Parades

From jesters to Wombles, from young to old, here’s a quick history of Dublin’s old St Patrick’s Day parades.

Culture - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Donald Trump read out an Irish 'proverb' today, but it might actually be a Nigerian poem

“Always remember to forget the friends that proved untrue.” What?

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.

The McDonald's Twitter account tweeted at Donald Trump and his 'tiny hands'

The fast-food chain says its account was ‘compromised’.

Culture - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today

And, in a very Irish coincidence, the artist turned out to be Norton’s cousin.

A titanium ring stuck around a Dublin man's penis was removed using an angle grinder

One month on, the man reported no issues sexually.

'This is Ireland': Beautiful one-stop website really sells the country to the world

“An island on the edge… from here, everything looks different. We reach out to the world with optimism and belief in the power of creativity.”

The Wax Museum is back (again) - just don't call it a Wax Museum

We took a tour. There weren’t any waxworks – but Brendan Behan’s floating head appeared for a chat.

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This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today

A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.

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