Seamas O Reilly
The meming of life: Sometimes it would be better if conspiracy theories were true
- TV, Radio, Web
- March 9, 2019, 05:00
It’s sometimes easier to imagine all the dissenting voices you find online are trolls; a conspiratorial army of dead-eyed, bleeping robo-bores dispatc(...)
Dublin Fringe Festival: What should I see this year?
- September 8, 2018, 05:00
It’s here, starting tonight, in venues (and on the streets and on a bus and wherever you’re having yourself) across Dublin. The enormous, varied, chal(...)
Welcome to LiarTown – where fake media is all too real
- January 16, 2018, 05:00
We’ve hardly started speaking before I remind Sean Tejaratchi of something he made called Oh, F**k These Lighthouses, a calendar which displayed a bea(...)
New Irish ‘DNA atlas’ maps genes of the people of Ireland
- December 18, 2017, 15:41
A new “Irish DNA atlas” has mapped the genes of the people of Ireland in detail, finding genetic evidence of Viking settlement in Ireland for the firs(...)
Dear David: is the bone-chilling online horror true or fake?
- December 18, 2017, 12:15
“A lot has happened in the past week” tweeted Adam Ellis on November 29th, with the studied understatement most Twitter users deploy if they’ve spent (...)
Ireland Now: the music that defines today’s Irish nation
- March 14, 2017, 05:00
RUSANGANO FAMILY It is indeed a long, long way from Clare to here. Some of the most exciting music going under the umbrella with its 40 shades of gre(...)
What’s the point of moving home if our kids will have to emigrate?
- February 24, 2017, 12:00
When Mary Coughlan, the tánaiste, was asked back in February 2010 about rising emigration and its effect on Ireland, she said she thought th(...)