‘Settled women talk of glass ceilings, Traveller women are still outside looking through the window’
- August 15, 2020, 06:00
“The function of freedom is to free somebody else” This quote from African-American feminist Toni Morrison has particular resonance for the O’Reilly(...)
Ruth Negga: ‘People who say they don’t consider skin colour... are you f**king blind?’
- July 4, 2020, 06:00
The actor, known for Preacher, Loving, Hamlet and Breakfast on Pluto, on growing up in Ireland, the movie industry, and Black Lives Matter I fan(...)
Dublin International Film Festival: A guide to the best movies
- January 22, 2020, 05:00
The filmmaker Paulette McDonagh, working with her actor sister Isabel McDonagh and art director third sibling, Phyllis McDonagh, made a series of self(...)
Lou Reed the rock poet: When should songs be considered poetry?
- October 19, 2019, 05:00
Faber & Faber’s forthcoming reissue of Lou Reed’s I’ll Be Your Mirror – The Collected Lyrics revives a question that’s been kicking around since B(...)
Nobel Prize: A short history of hoaxes, mix-ups and disbelief
- October 11, 2019, 20:05
The process involved in selecting a Nobel Prize winner – and informing them of their success – is complex. Hoaxes and mix-ups do happen. Winners are(...)
What will public service media look like in five years’ time?
- TV, Radio, Web
- August 10, 2019, 05:00
Who needs live radio these days? As a listener, I’ve increasingly drifted away. Podcasts offer more nuanced discussions. Streaming services have bette(...)
The Irish Times view on Toni Morrison: Seer and truth-teller
- August 10, 2019, 00:02
America needed a storyteller like Toni Morrison. It needed her unique voice and those magisterial works of fiction that explored black identity in a c(...)
Kate Holmquist: ‘A rule-breaker, trail blazer and a woman ahead of her time'
- Social Affairs
- August 9, 2019, 17:59
The late Irish Times journalist, Kate Holmquist has been remembered as a writer of “enormous talent and creativity” whose work was “a road map of Iris(...)
Beyoncé’s Homecoming: Surprise live album drops with Netflix film
- TV, Radio, Web
- April 17, 2019, 14:40
“Instead of me pulling out my flower crown, it was more important that I brought our culture to Coachella,” Beyoncé says in Homecoming, the new docume(...)
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