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From TheJournal.ie Write short stories? Here's your chance to have your work featured on TheJournal.ie and RTÉ Francis Mcmanus

Write short stories? Here's your chance to have your work featured on TheJournal.ie and RTÉ

The RTÉ Short Story competition is back for 2020 – and once again we’ll be featuring three winning stories on our site.

From TheJournal.ie 'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?' Dita Kraus

'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'

Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus has written a memoir about her time in Auschwitz.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: Why we get the 'Sunday scaries' before work 7 Deadly Reads This post contains a poll

Sitdown Sunday: Why we get the 'Sunday scaries' before work

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

From TheJournal.ie 'Every single item has to earn its keep': Ireland's Oscar-nominated costume designer on how her job works Consolata Boyle

'Every single item has to earn its keep': Ireland's Oscar-nominated costume designer on how her job works

A look at how Consolata Boyle works on film sets around the world, and what we can learn from her job.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet? Podcast

The Explainer: Why don't we have a government yet?

We get you up to speed with what exactly is happening.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Dublin International Film Festival highlights Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Dublin International Film Festival highlights

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Anne Enright: 'Pre-Trump, if you had a problem it was your problem. That's another head-wreck' Interview

Anne Enright: 'Pre-Trump, if you had a problem it was your problem. That's another head-wreck'

The author speaks to us as she publishes her latest novel, Actress.

From TheJournal.ie Jihad Jane: How the 'new face of terrorism' wound up in Waterford Lars Vilks

Jihad Jane: How the 'new face of terrorism' wound up in Waterford

A new Irish-made documentary tells Colleen LaRose’s, Jamie Ramirez and Ali Damache’s story.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The oldest person who ever lived... or a fraud? 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The oldest person who ever lived... or a fraud?

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats Ge2020

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a cinematic masterpiece': Our readers recommend their favourite Irish films Diff

'It's a cinematic masterpiece': Our readers recommend their favourite Irish films

The Dublin International Film Festival takes place at the end of this month.

From TheJournal.ie Trends and tricolours: The images that sum up GE2020 election count day Ge2020
From TheJournal.ie Orange wind warning issued for seven counties from 6am tomorrow Storm Ciara

Orange wind warning issued for seven counties from 6am tomorrow

It joins a snow-ice warning that kicks in at midnight tonight.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is a cloud over us today': Tributes to Keelin Shanley from heartbroken RTÉ colleagues RIP

'There is a cloud over us today': Tributes to Keelin Shanley from heartbroken RTÉ colleagues

The presenter would have been in the thick of general election coverage, her colleagues said.

From TheJournal.ie Exit poll shows support for Irish unity referendum, especially among 18-24 age group Ge2020

Exit poll shows support for Irish unity referendum, especially among 18-24 age group

The highest level of support came from the youngest cohort of voters.

From TheJournal.ie 'Kingmakers' and 'political marmite': How the general election is being reported across the world Ge2020

'Kingmakers' and 'political marmite': How the general election is being reported across the world

Sinn Féin’s performance is of particular interest.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The boy who they claimed died and saw heaven 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The boy who they claimed died and saw heaven

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

From TheJournal.ie What to watch out for in the Oscars tonight Golden Statuette

What to watch out for in the Oscars tonight

Will Saoirse get her coveted Oscar?

From TheJournal.ie How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars? Player Ratings

How do you rate the nominees up for Best Picture in this year's Oscars?

Let us know by giving them a mark out of 10.

From TheJournal.ie Official Galway 2020 opening ceremony cancelled due to weather warnings Galway 2020

Official Galway 2020 opening ceremony cancelled due to weather warnings

The open-air ceremony has been deemed “unsafe to go ahead”, the organisers say.

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought - am I mad to be taking this on?': Marita Conlon McKenna on her new Famine book for adults The Hungry Road

'I thought - am I mad to be taking this on?': Marita Conlon McKenna on her new Famine book for adults

The author of the children’s classic Under the Hawthorn Tree has written a new book for adults about the Famine.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has? Podcast

The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?

For our first live recording of The Explainer, guests Lise Hand, Gary Murphy and Adrian Kavanagh chatted to Sinéad O’Carroll.

From TheJournal.ie 'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history Herstory

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

From TheJournal.ie WIN: Tickets for our first live recording of The Explainer podcast Competition

WIN: Tickets for our first live recording of The Explainer podcast

We’ll be asking the question: How does Ireland end up with the politicians it has?

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: How far can abused women go to protect themselves? 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: How far can abused women go to protect themselves?

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: How worried should we be about the coronavirus in Ireland? Podcast

The Explainer: How worried should we be about the coronavirus in Ireland?

On this week’s podcast, our experts fill you in on everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie MIBI welcomes withdrawal of case where man claimed he had to use wheelchair after accident Insurance

MIBI welcomes withdrawal of case where man claimed he had to use wheelchair after accident

Video footage of the man walking without the wheelchair was shown in court.

From TheJournal.ie "Drugs? Yes, but it was obviously a long time ago...": The week in quotes Say That Again

"Drugs? Yes, but it was obviously a long time ago...": The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not subtle - there's mermaid genitals, and tentacles...': Making the weird and wonderful The Lighthouse Robert Eggers

'It's not subtle - there's mermaid genitals, and tentacles...': Making the weird and wonderful The Lighthouse

We talked to director Robert Eggers, whose second feature film stars Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The secret history of facial recognition 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The secret history of facial recognition

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

From TheJournal.ie Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane? A Holy Show

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin? Podcast

The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin?

The shocking murder of Keane Mulready-Woods added another layer to the ongoing Drogheda feud. We take a look at what has been going on, on this week’s podcast.

From TheJournal.ie Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra Academy Awards

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra

Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie A permanent seat in the Seanad should be reserved for Travellers, says new Seanad report Traveller Rights

A permanent seat in the Seanad should be reserved for Travellers, says new Seanad report

A total of 34 recommendations were made.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The sinking of the Estonia 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The sinking of the Estonia

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.