Ireland - Friday - The Ticket
Saturday - 15th December, 2018
4 Grim determination
How Booker winner Anna Burns refused to be written off...
Saturday - 8th December, 2018
IRELAND’S GREATEST ROCK’N’ROLL SWINDLERS
Poor Leo Varadkar. He can’t even have a photo-op at a pop concert without falling backwards into a...
Saturday - 1st December, 2018
HERE YOU GO, YOU FILTHY PIGS, GNAW ON THIS
Ever since that classic ESB ad trapped a young Alan Hughes into a lifetime of doing panto, we’ve k...
Saturday - 24th November, 2018
TRADITIONS TO BRING A TEAR TO YOUR EYE
Black Friday (Nov23) You clutch the bloodstained Furby you have wrestled from a crying chil...
Saturday - 17th November, 2018
REAL-WORLD ISSUES OF HEROIC PROPORTIONS
One day, Stan Lee looked out of his window and had an idea. “I want ensure that the nephews of the...
Saturday - 10th November, 2018
ARE YOU READY TO RE-SPICE UP YOUR LIFE?
Remember that party you held in your club with all those fusty old colonels and snooty dames? Rememb...
Saturday - 3rd November, 2018
AFTER THE CATACLYSM LET US ALL EAT CAKE
The final of The Great British Bake Off (Channel 4, Tuesday) opens, as usual, with near-erotic foota...
Saturday - 27th October, 2018
I FOR ONE WELCOME OUR NEW DRAGON OVERLORD
Right you shower of bastards, now that Peter Casey is president things are going to be very differen...
Saturday - 20th October, 2018
WE KNOW YOU LOVE TO READ ABOUT THE ROYALS
This week was a good week for fans of miniature royals, because the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harr...
Saturday - 13th October, 2018
‘The Book Thief’ authorMarkus Zusak tells John Boyne about his new novel...
Saturday - 6th October, 2018
THE MASTER AND HIS APPRENTI
Apprentice 2019 will be a little different, I think. Brexit will have come and gone by then and few ...
Saturday - 29th September, 2018
The quiet feminism of Maeve Binchy...
Saturday - 22nd September, 2018
Irish writers respond to the work of Edna O’Brien...
Saturday - 15th September, 2018
HIGH ANXIETY NEVER FELT SO GOOD
Aconfession: having been born and raised in Derry, I don’t really understand the Irish education s...
Saturday - 8th September, 2018
THE SPY WHO LEFT ME COLD
Not too long ago, it seemed like the world of entertainment was poised to tear itself apart over the...
Saturday - 1st September, 2018
THE GHOST OF ELECTRIC PICNIC FUTURE
Iawake in a swirl of mist and the Ghost of Electric Picnic Future is at the end of my bed pointing a...
Saturday - 25th August, 2018
WHY I FOLLOWED MEN IN HATS AND THE MONKEES
I’ve been thinking a lot due to the week that’s in it about where I derived my moral guidance as...
Saturday - 18th August, 2018
FESTIVALS ARE FOR ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE
There will always be those who like to complain about the modern festival, that it literally “used...
Saturday - 11th August, 2018
ONE ROUNDHOUSE KICK AWAY FROM DISASTER
Steven Seagal has just been appointed by Vladimir Putin as special representative for Russian-US hum...
Saturday - 4th August, 2018
MY NIGHT WITH IRELAND’S MYSTERY MAN
Recently I was minding my own business in a local wine bar when an enigmatic stranger appeared besid...
Saturday - 28th July, 2018
OUT OF TV IDEAS? TIME FOR REBOOT CAMP
The easiest way to get a television programme commissioned these days is to spend billions on physic...
Saturday - 21st July, 2018
STRIKING A BLOW FOR PREPOSTEROUS MEN
This week, old-time prospector/dandy hybrid Conor McGregor published a picture of himself alongside ...
Saturday - 14th July, 2018
Saturday - 7th July, 2018
Irish writers, including John Ban ville, Lisa McInerney and Sebastian Barry, share their summer read...
Saturday - 30th June, 2018
IT’S SUMMER, SO ACT APPROPRIATELY
Films The best summer film is Jaws, a political tragedy about brave Mayor Larry Vaughn’s ...
Saturday - 23rd June, 2018
IF ONLY THE WORLD CUP HAD A LITTLE MORE LOVE
This week I watched the popular international sports-ball kick-game tournament that many of you are ...
Saturday - 16th June, 2018
AN OBJECT OF ENDURING INTEREST
This week my column is an essay that I have titled The Meaning of Poldark Striding Topless Out of th...
Saturday - 9th June, 2018
Brian Dillon on the things that memory clings to...
Saturday - 2nd June, 2018
NATURE, IN ALL ITS DESPICABLE GLORY
On A Wild Irish Year (Sunday, RTÉ1) Dr Tara Shine emerges from the mist, binoculars in hand...
Saturday - 26th May, 2018
AdrianMcKinty onthegeniusof DavidPeace’sRed RidingQuartet...
Saturday - 19th May, 2018
REJOICE! DANIEL’S DOING THINGS AGAIN
Each week Daniel and Majella’s B&B Road Trip, much like episodes of Magnum PI or The A-Tea...
Saturday - 12th May, 2018
VIDEOS THAT INFECTED MY WORLDVIEW
Childish Gambino’s This is America is a reminder of how powerful music videos can be. I’m not go...
Saturday - 5th May, 2018
Ninetypoetic years–atribute toThomas Kinsella...
Saturday - 28th April, 2018
Openyour earstothe female voice...
Saturday - 21st April, 2018
HasIrish literatureignored thecolonial experience?...
Saturday - 14th April, 2018
A dozen predictions for the future of the North...
Saturday - 7th April, 2018
Saturday - 31st March, 2018
THE BEST-LAID OPEN PLANS . . .
Watching Simon Schama extol the wonders of both the Italian Renaissance and the art of the great Mog...
Saturday - 24th March, 2018
Saturday - 17th March, 2018
Saturday - 10th March, 2018
The2018 Hennessy Literary Awards shortlist...
Saturday - 3rd March, 2018
Saturday - 24th February, 2018
Saturday - 17th February, 2018
Saturday - 10th February, 2018
Saturday - 3rd February, 2018
The double-jobbing creative geniuses of the Irish Civil Service...
Saturday - 27th January, 2018
I HEART HOT DOCTORS WITH COMPLICATED LIVES
Grey’s Anatomy (RTE1, Monday) has almost been around as long as its literary namesake Gray’s Ana...
Saturday - 20th January, 2018
Mark O’Rowe’s new play is all about the female stories...
Saturday - 13th January, 2018
ALL THIS RAZZLE DAZZLE HAS ME SPOOKED
The revolving glitter ball is back. In the dark of winter we worship it like the sun, and this year ...
Saturday - 6th January, 2018
Saturday - 23rd December, 2017
Saturday - 16th December, 2017
Saturday - 9th December, 2017
Saturday - 2nd December, 2017
THE TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS
It’s December, and thanks to “liberals” (sorry for whispering but I’m in The Irish Times off...
Saturday - 25th November, 2017
TV THEME SONGS TO DROOL FOR
This week Delia Derbyshire was honoured with a posthumous PhD from Coventry University for her amazi...
Saturday - 18th November, 2017
Friday - 13th October, 2017
Why did ‘Blade Runner’ bomb?
Looked at from one angle, Blade Runner 2049 was destined to fail. Ridley Scott’s 1982 original ope...
Friday - 6th October, 2017
Belfast gets a new gritty song
If you need a beautiful piece of art in your life, then look no further than the flinty dream that i...
Friday - 29th September, 2017
Seven shows to stream in October
The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson, Netflix, October 6th This moving and timely documen...
Friday - 22nd September, 2017
This girl’s allowed do what she likes
Nadine Coyle’s career has been built almost entirely on chance and as the Derry singer and Girls A...
Friday - 15th September, 2017
Louis CK flies close to the sun
“It’s not a safe space, it’s not a triggerless place, it just isn’t,” said Louis CK, descr...
Friday - 8th September, 2017
The ghost story taking over Twitter
Since the inception of Twitter, the microblogging platform has mainly been used for instantaneous co...
Friday - 1st September, 2017
The 1930s were a fast-moving decade for music. The arrival of the electric guitar in 1931 brought a ...
Friday - 25th August, 2017
The strange, brilliant travels of A Tribe Called Quest
IRELAND’S GOING-OUT GUIDE...
Friday - 18th August, 2017
When Donald met David
One month before Jimmy Fallon ruffled Donald Trump’s hair last year, cementing the NBC host’s re...
Friday - 11th August, 2017
Is this the worst film of the summer?
Since the late 1970s, when Jaws and Star Wars changed everything, the American summer has been defin...
Friday - 4th August, 2017
One of the great revelations of podcasting is the format’s eagerness to lift the curtain on the jo...
Friday - 28th July, 2017
Best new stuff on Netflix and Amazon
Summertime is traditionally a barren wasteland for original programming, with all the best new shows...
Friday - 21st July, 2017
Go Hawaii – Casino Versus Japan
I frequently have great conversations about music and the magic of it, often stemming directly from ...
Friday - 14th July, 2017
Is ‘fake’ music a real thing now?
Is everything “fake” now? All news is, apparently. Especially reports that makes the US Presiden...
Friday - 7th July, 2017
JUST A COPPOLA THINGS
Sofia Coppola on the family business, girl gang sand objectifying Colin Farrell...
Friday - 30th June, 2017
Due to difficulties with transportation and communication in the Sahara region, finding and gatherin...
Friday - 23rd June, 2017
This just might save your weekend
We hear plenty about festival line-ups and festival fashion but there’s one area that doesn’t ge...
Friday - 16th June, 2017
Peter Broderick is a long way from home. Currently living in rural Galway, his folks hail from Sears...
Friday - 9th June, 2017
‘It’s a Corbyn ting’
When the designer Ryan Hawaii sprayed “David Cameron hates the mandem”, quoting his friend Marco...
Friday - 2nd June, 2017
It’s a meme come true for Rihanna
Help me out with an analogy here. The California Gold Rush of 1849 might work. The OPEC oil boom of ...
Friday - 26th May, 2017
The Palme d’Or form guide
Could this be one of those rare years at Cannes when the Palme d’Or winner announces itself on the...
Friday - 19th May, 2017
Moments of Wonder at Body and Soul
At this year’s Body and Soul festival in Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath on June 23rd to 25th, Th...
Friday - 12th May, 2017
Lingo is dead, long live the verse
The Lingo spoken word festival has announced that it is hanging up its microphone. The spoken word a...
Friday - 5th May, 2017
Is black and white box office?
I had a friend who used to sigh whenever some young filmmaker would release his first short in black...
Friday - 28th April, 2017
This is your four-week festival warning
When snow is forecast for April it’s hard to see beyond the grey horizon, but Joe Goddard’s new ...
Friday - 21st April, 2017
Studio impulses Her finest hours OH CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN
THE TICKET THE IRISH TIMES Friday 21.04.2017 IRELAND’S GOING-OUT GUIDE...
Friday - 14th April, 2017
Irish animation hung out to dry?
Even the most fervent Oscar fanatic is probably enjoying relief from gossip about the season’s big...
Friday - 7th April, 2017
Marvel at this dodgy argument
This week’s prize for the best accidental evocation of Trumpian rhetoric goes to Marvel’s vice-p...
Friday - 31st March, 2017
Sitting her SATCs
Cynthia Nixon on marriage equality, playing Pat Nixon andthe show that won’t let go...
Friday - 24th March, 2017
The freshest talent we saw at this year’s SXSW music festival, including Julie Byrne...
Friday - 17th March, 2017
SXSW ain’t the only rodeo in Texas
Travelling to Texas in March for a music festival generally means one thing: the full-on gig binging...
Friday - 10th March, 2017
Gorillaz are back in our midst
Would you go to a festival put together by your favourite act? You can certainly see the appeal of s...
Friday - 3rd March, 2017
Listening to Margaret Barry’s astounding voice is becoming a more compelling experience as time pa...
Friday - 24th February, 2017
Figures are starting to add up
At the start of January, Hidden Figures won the US weekend box office race, beating the behemoth tha...
Friday - 17th February, 2017
Seven nights of festival flicks
THE SALESMAN Friday 17th, 6.15pm, Cineworld Asghar Farhadi has, in rapid time, bec...
Friday - 10th February, 2017
Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl smarts
At 1.40am Monday morning Irish time, a roaring Twitter debate was taking place over whether or not L...
Friday - 3rd February, 2017
Democracy takes a dramatic turn
This year’s Audience Choice prize for the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards has been launched. The ...
Friday - 27th January, 2017
How best picture got much better
Nomination day is usually a time to kick the Oscars around the gutter of shame. Oh, they’re so con...
Friday - 20th January, 2017
Are we in for a hard or soft ‘Glexit’?
Can a Glastonbury away from Worthy Farm truly be Glastonbury? We may find out in 2019 after founder ...
Friday - 13th January, 2017
How the other half rock’n’roll
Rarely does an opportunity of this magnitude arise, but this week, a 12-seater box went on sale to t...
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