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Bingo players joined by Michael Healy-Rae and Róisín Shortall to play bingo outside Leinster House to protest gambling legislation. Photograph: Maxpix Dublin

As Michael Healy-Rae pulled balls from an outsized tray and a giant green cat in a purple suit danced to Rick Astley’s Never Going To Give You Up, Lei(...)

A comparison of an original and deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph: Elyse Samuels/The Washington Post via Getty Images

In a computer science lab in Dublin City University (DCU) students are busy at work. Take a closer look and you will realise they are creating deepfak(...)

Dominic Cummings, special adviser to the British prime minister, Boris Johnson. Universally hailed as some kind of genius, Cummings is a candidate for some revisionist history

Every time they confront reality, Brexiteers lose. That’s why it’s important for them to remain in their parallel universe where facts, truth and cons(...)

Pat Kenny: you don’t want him on your case

When the verdict comes, after all the legal arguments, it’s a surprise: having tussled over points of criminal law, Pat Kenny delivers his scathing ju(...)

And then there were three... Mark Owen and Howard Donald and Gary Barlow of Take That

Thirty years ago, in Manchester, five young men were taken under the charge of music manager Nigel Martin-Smith, whose aim was to create a British ver(...)

Hailee Steinfeld in Bumblebee

One of the biggest (and most pleasant) surprises of the movie year arrives as the minute hand closes in on New Year’s Day. Okay, the utter loveliness (...)

Rick role: never gonna give up trying to replicate the golden-voiced croonster’s buoyant bouffant

I’ve been thinking a lot due to the week that’s in it about where I derived my moral guidance as a chubby Corkonian child. Who were my role models (I (...)

Avengers: Infinity War: the team behind the film has gone to great lengths to guard the story prior to its release this week. Photograph: Marvel Studios Photograph: Marvel Studios

This article may contain spoilers. Possibly. The word has been so semantically unstable of late that we’re not entirely sure. Speaking to Benedict Cu(...)

“If we had a kid I’d call him Opus”: St Patrick’s Day, aka Johnny Murphy. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Early on St Patrick’s morning I meet St Patrick. He has his trademark hat, crozier, robe, chewing gum and sunglasses. “My full name is St Patrick’s Da(...)

Rejjie Snow. Photograph: C Brandon/Redferns

REJJIE SNOW ft. PELL Virgo **** – One artist not to be missed at Electric Picnic this weekend is Dubliner Rejjie Snow, whose debut album, Dear Annie, (...)

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