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Hype House: The kids are all cargo-cult capitalists extracting value from the alienated labour of their own bodies

Hey peeps, Patz here, The Irish Times young person correspondent. Today I want to rap with you about a hip new show called Hype House from the absolut(...)

Tadhg Barry

He was the last high profile victim of the British forces during the War of Independence and 250,000 people lined the streets of Dublin for his funera(...)

The Cobra on Mondello Park racetrack, Co Kildare. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Norman Crowley doesn’t want to create an Irish Tesla. You might kind of automatically think that he would do – he is, after all, a youthful (relativel(...)

 Ange Postecoglou: faces a difficult task in rebuilding Celtic’s title ambitions with Rangers now the dominant side in Scotland.   Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Celtic must rue the part they have played in the ludicrous modern-day promotion of pre-season friendlies. On the same weekend as West Ham swaggered (...)

Léa Seydoux: ‘When you’re in love, energy, desire, creation comes easy. Eros produces.’  Photograph:  Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

Léa Seydoux was going to Cannes. She was starring in four pictures at this year’s film festival and our interview was booked for noon on Saturday, pos(...)

Manchester United’s Katie Zelem (right) celebrates scoring her side’s third goal in a recent  Women’s Super League match.  Photograph:  Tim Goode/PA Wire

Manchester United’s women’s team will play at Old Trafford for the first time when they host West Ham on Saturday, March 27th, with the manager, Casey(...)

Sean Treacy’s body is moved, as caught by a Pathe film crew in Dublin

On October 14th, 1920 Sean Treacy, one of the most-wanted men in Ireland, was killed by a single shot to the head on Talbot Street in Dublin. He had (...)

Fiona Bruce flies a Spitfire over Kent in a Pathé newsreel from the future. Or maybe it’s just the Antiques Roadshow. Photograph: BBC

Fiona Bruce is in a Spitfire flying over the weald of Kent. If you’re English you’ve definitely had that vision, the stirrings of a collective nationa(...)

Herbert Chapman chats with G M Foster at Highbury. Photo: J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

He slipped away with a suddenness that shocked England, succumbing to pneumonia on January 6th, 1934, just five days after picking up “a chill” watchi(...)

Matt Novak’s Paleofuture blog offers us a look back at the history of the future. That is to say, it’s all about retrofuturism: how the distant past i(...)

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