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HB’s Golly Bar was renamed the Giant Bar, and given new packaging, in 1992

If proof were needed that systemic racism hides in plain sight, it’s right there on our supermarket shelves. Mars is removing the image of a black fa(...)

Daisy Edgar Jones as Marianne in Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe/RTÉ

Fans of Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People are devoted types. They tend to hold the book’s mismatched-but-also-kind-of-perfect-together couple, Marian(...)

Sally Rooney: the BBC will screen its adaptation of her second novel, Normal People,  in the spring. Photograph: Amy Sussman/Getty

The BBC is to continue its burgeoning relationship with Sally Rooney by adapting the 29-year-old Irish author’s 2017 debut novel, Conversations with F(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald. To support production companies “in places like Limerick, Galway and Waterford”, the party says it will create a fund that will rise to as much as €80 million a year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

With an interim phase of denial, anger and bargaining to muddle through before the Irish government formation game begins in earnest, there’s time to (...)

BBC director-general Tony Hall, who announced earlier in January that he is leaving the role. Photograph: Ben Stansall / AFP

Which much-scrutinised public service broadcaster was this said about? “People want it to be smaller, but they also want to keep the bits they like.” (...)

Normal People: Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones in the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s coming-of-age novel

The first official trailer for Normal People, Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel, has been released. Rooney has adapted her coming-of-age book as a 1(...)

An Elizabeth Warren presidential campaign billboard. It seems like Washington DC has belatedly become alive to the undesirability of unchecked Big Tech. Photograph: Justin Kaneps/The New York Times

How will the media industry change over the next decade? Will it be the Stuck Twenties, the Bubbly Twenties or the Thank-You-Next Twenties? Halfway t(...)

Nasty red balls: Danny Dyer introduces an unsuspecting television audience to ‘The Wall’ on the BBC game show. Photograph: Endemol Shine UK

Your starter for 10: what, apart from the Late Late Toy Show, is the most-watched programme on Irish television this century? By the metric of average(...)

When Louis Met...: Louis Theroux with Jimmy Savile. Photograph: BBC

A LARGE PART OF LOUIS THEROUX’S NEW AUTOBIOGRAPHY IS DEVOTED TO HIS ENCOUNTERS WITH JIMMY SAVILE – THE LATE BBC PRESENTER, WE NOW KNOW, WAS A SEX(...)

Normal People: Daisy Edgar-Jones (left, in Cold Feet with Hermione Norris), is playing Marianne in the BBC version of Sally Rooney’s novel. Photograph: Ben Blackall/ITV

The stars of the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel Normal People have been announced as filming gets under way in Ireland. The com(...)

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