Day one of Electric Picnic starts off with a bang as the crowds arrive, the music starts and tents are pitched.
The Disney Store on Grafton Street opened its doors at midnight to keen Star Wars fans, as they looked to get their hands on the new line of toys. Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in cinemas on December 18th.
Gay Byrne rolls out a condom, Pat Kenny tears up toy show tickets and Ryan Tubridy uses the 'B' word. The new season of the Late Late Show kicks off this Friday. The show has been running since 1962. Footage courtesy RTE/ The Late Late Show
The Lobster, filmed in Kerry, set in a dystopian world where single people are sent to a hotel and given 45 days to find a partner. Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz head an all-star cast.
This week, Tara reviews Sundance hit Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, and Donald reviews, the only slightly racist, No Escape. Plus, who made the billions in this summers box office.
Norway's Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, which claims to be one of the world’s oldest orchestras, made its Irish debut at the National Concert Hall on August 28th.
For the first time in its 11-year history, the Electric Picnic will have more than 50,000 people on site at Stradbally, Co Laois. We have a tour of the site before it opens on Friday morning.
Donald and Tara give us their top movie choices from the last month, while warning us away from a couple of stinkers.
Some of the events of the week captured by Irish Times photographers.
Heritage Week runs until the 30th of August with a huge variety of talks and events on across the country. This Sunday the OPW are allowing free access to most of their sites across the country.
This week, Donald reviews NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton, and Tara reviews relationship drama 45 Years. Plus, the best and worst films of August.
Watch the trailer for Banksy's theme park art installation, Dismaland, in Weston-Super-Mare. Just don't expect spinning teacups and candy floss.
A video released by St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin offers stunning views of the cathedral’s interior as captured by a drone. The footage is paired with an arrangement of ‘In Dublin’s Fair City’ performed by the Choristers of St Patrick’s Cathedral.
Graffiti artist Banksy unveils his latest project - "Dismaland", a "bemusement park" filled with political and post-modern artwork.
As awards season fast approaches, Donald Clarke discusses how streaming video apps are trying to get in on the act, while leaving us without creditable films at the multiplex.
This week, Tara reviews The Wolfpack, an astonishing documentary about six brothers raised in captivity, and Donald reviews Paper Towns, the latest adaptation of a John Green novel. Plus, Donald reveals "the greatest threat to cinema today".
Very few films these days receive an 18 certificate. Donald Clarke discusses the themes that still raise alarm bells.
The stars of new comedy Trainwreck, written by Amy Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow, were in Dublin this evening for the film's Irish premiere, screened in association the Dublin International Film Festival, running February 18th-28th 2016.
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