Soak up a Wet Hot American Summer; plunge into the Atlantic; and have your cake and eat it this week on the small screen
An education columnist styling himself the Old Buffer reflected on the holiday games that children played in the 1890s and came to the time-honoured conclusion of old buffers
Review: ‘Neil Delamare’s Sunday Best’, ‘Today With Sean O’Rourke’, ‘Morning Ireland’, ‘Daybreak’
Review: ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’, ‘Life in Squares’, ‘Flockstars’
Channel 4's riveting tale of how major obstacles became minor in marrying a queen
What links the classic sitcom to The Smiths, Freddie Mercury, Star Wars, Trainspotting, Ballykissangel, Emmerdale and the cream of Irish journalism? Martin Doyle confesses all
Review:‘Bright Sparks’, 'Liveline' and 'Pat Kenny Show'
Shortly after the Civil War the Free State government began regularising some of the activities during the War of Independence, including the Republican Courts, amid hints that some of them had got out of line
Review: The Newstalk presenter tries an invigorating new way into work, but embarrassing old habits emerge when discussing sensitive topics
The internet is now the world’s number-one debating forum, but online argument is more bitter and less productive than face-to-face discussion. Why do we do it and does anyone ever win?
Review: ‘The Gleneagle’ is every bit as dull and colourless as its fly-on-the-wall predecessor ‘The Shelbourne’
The comic’s 2FM chat show has high ambitions but low wit, while Germaine Greer is wicked company for Miriam O’Callaghan
Within weeks of its election a minority Fine Gael-Labour government announced an emergency budget, with Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald warning that we were living beyond our means, as Frank McDonald reported
Review: ‘The Irish Pub’, ‘Inside the Ku Klux Klan’, ‘The Sound Barrier’
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