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Dublin Cycling Campaign has taken issue with the Late Late Show’s ‘Bin it’ segment from Friday night

A cycling group has lodged a “serious complaint” with RTÉ over a comparison between cyclists and “farm animals” made during a segment of Friday’s Late(...)

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Here are the shortlisted entries for this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2017. TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year The(...)

Meeting Place statue on Liffey Street, Dublin, which is part of the Talking Statues initiative. Photograph: talkingstatuesdublin.ie

James Joyce is sometimes mistaken for Charlie Chaplin. Sometimes he’s mistaken for a spray-painted mime artist. Passers-by stop and wait for him to cl(...)

Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch and Siobhán Parkinson, Eoin Colfer and Niamh Sharkey with children from Rutland National School:  Children’s Books Ireland celebrates 20  years with the inaugural Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries fund.

The late Robert Dunbar, who championed children’s literature on the pages of The Irish Times for many years, will be remembered by a new memorial fund(...)

Michael Londra: ‘Growing up, the opera festival was a huge influence.’

Wexford tenor Michael Londra has made a name for himself in the United States since moving there to perform with Riverdance, garnering two Emmy-nomin(...)

Matilda Balfe (5) from Dublin, enjoys the Winterval Festival in Waterford. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

New Year cheer Head to Dublin for New Year celebrations that last for three days and include ‘Luminosity’, a spectacular 3D light projection with opt(...)

Sisters Anna, Lucy and Cathy Dillon at the marina in New Ross at the launch of the southeast’s bid to be Europe’s 2020 Capital of Culture. Photograph: Patrick Browne

An award-winning playwright and the most successful GAA manager of all time are among the backers of the southeast’s bid to be designated Europe’s cul(...)

Dave Rudden: “The darkness in fiction doesn’t tell kids there’s darkness because they already know there is.”Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When I meet Dave Rudden, he has just minutes beforehand been handed a copy of his debut novel, Knights of the Borrowed Dark, for the first time. It’s (...)

Sean Moncrieff pulls off the seemingly impossible by hosting political slots that are entertaining and even enlightening. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

The polls have finally closed, giving the pundits who have spent weeks dispensing expert predictions and informed speculation something concrete to a(...)

Anne Enright: the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction, has previously won the Novel of the Year award in 2008 for The Gathering, which also won the Man Booker Prize

The Green Road by Anne Enright, a family saga that spans 25 years and three continents, has been chosen as the Eason Book Club Novel of the Year at(...)

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