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From TheJournal.ie From a 'dreadful' job to publishing her first novel at 54: 'It's life-changing, it really is' Music Love Drugs War

From a 'dreadful' job to publishing her first novel at 54: 'It's life-changing, it really is'

Geraldine Quigley was 54 when her first book was published – and it’s all about growing up in Derry.

From TheJournal.ie 'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you' East Belfast Boy

'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you'

Two new plays from a Northern Irish theatre company are touring the island of Ireland – and want to shed light on men and mental health.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 'I think there's something in these planters' - how a series of deaths were discovered in Canada 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'I think there's something in these planters' - how a series of deaths were discovered in Canada

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

From TheJournal.ie Wicked, shockingly evil and despicably vile... so why are we so fascinated by serial killers? Forensic Psychology

Wicked, shockingly evil and despicably vile... so why are we so fascinated by serial killers?

A new documentary and movie about Ted Bundy are released this year, joining a number of murder-focused programmes viewers are lapping up.

From TheJournal.ie It's been mentioned all week about Brexit, but what is 'perfidious Albion'? Explainer

It's been mentioned all week about Brexit, but what is 'perfidious Albion'?

It’s a phrase that has literally been around for centuries.

From TheJournal.ie 'Substantial quantity' of ammunition found during Garda operation underway in Omeath Cooley Peninsula

'Substantial quantity' of ammunition found during Garda operation underway in Omeath

The Special Detective Unit and Emergency Response Unit are involved.

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 Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted' Complaint

Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'

That was among the sentiments expressed at an Oireachtas committee meeting today during which the current issues with the Abbey Theatre were discussed.

From TheJournal.ie 'They saw an astonishing amount of horror': The photographers who shot the Troubles Shooting The Darkness

'They saw an astonishing amount of horror': The photographers who shot the Troubles

A new documentary on their work goes out on RTÉ One tonight.

From TheJournal.ie A €10k international singing competition is taking place in Ireland this week Veronica Dunne

A €10k international singing competition is taking place in Ireland this week

We talked to one of the contestants – who said it’s not all glamour, but a lot of graft.

From TheJournal.ie Readers vote confessional essay collection Notes to Self the best Irish book of 2018 Irish Book Awards

Readers vote confessional essay collection Notes to Self the best Irish book of 2018

The book, written by Emilie Pine, was published by Tramp Press.

From TheJournal.ie Abbey and theatre makers to meet as 100 more sign letter of 'concern and dissatisfaction' Abbey Theatre

Abbey and theatre makers to meet as 100 more sign letter of 'concern and dissatisfaction'

The signatories of the letter, and representatives of the theatre and the Arts Council. will also appear before an Oireachtas committee tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 'I was the victim of a conspiracy theory' 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'I was the victim of a conspiracy theory'

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's what's in store for this year's Dublin International Film Festival Front Row

Here's what's in store for this year's Dublin International Film Festival

Highlights will include the Irish premieres of Papi Chulo and Eighth Grade.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The day we found out our parents were Russian spies 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The day we found out our parents were Russian spies

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 Leo Varadkar reassures a concerned Dáil that he hasn't gone vegan Steaks Ahoy

Leo Varadkar reassures a concerned Dáil that he hasn't gone vegan

He said yesterday that he is cutting down on how much meat he is eating.

From TheJournal.ie Steve Coogan doesn't think the 'looming disaster' of Brexit will actually happen Stan And Ollie

Steve Coogan doesn't think the 'looming disaster' of Brexit will actually happen

The British comedian and actor has campaigned against Britain’s exit from the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Latex paint, road signs and yellow cabs... How to turn an Irish street into downtown New York Film Locations

Latex paint, road signs and yellow cabs... How to turn an Irish street into downtown New York

…Like in Greta (pictured). We talk to an expert about how it all happens.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: Who really does the housework at home? 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Who really does the housework at home?

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

From TheJournal.ie Steve Coogan and John C Reilly on transforming into Laurel and Hardy: 'Figuring out who they were is the hard work' Stan And Ollie

Steve Coogan and John C Reilly on transforming into Laurel and Hardy: 'Figuring out who they were is the hard work'

The pair star as the legendary comedians in the new film Stan and Ollie.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Trailer Watch 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 Psychiatric nurses to strike in February over 'recruitment and retention crisis' Industrial Action

Psychiatric nurses to strike in February over 'recruitment and retention crisis'

They join members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation who are also due to go on strike.

From TheJournal.ie Cynthia Owen of Dalkey 'House of Horrors' case suing Irish Daily Mail for defamation Courts

Cynthia Owen of Dalkey 'House of Horrors' case suing Irish Daily Mail for defamation Exclusive

The case relates to an article published last summer.

From TheJournal.ie 'My trip to Israel and Palestine changed my life utterly - and changed me as a person' An Balla

'My trip to Israel and Palestine changed my life utterly - and changed me as a person'

Síle Nic Chonaonaigh visited a number of significant walls and borders across the world to see what they tell us about society.

From TheJournal.ie Matt Cooper: 'It's amazing the amount of politicians who asked if they could co-present the Tonight Show' The Tonight Show

Matt Cooper: 'It's amazing the amount of politicians who asked if they could co-present the Tonight Show'

The show has had a revolving door of co-presenters one night a week after Ivan Yates cut his days due to illness. But some weren’t happy with Michael Healy-Rae being one of them.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Media Television has best year ever with 'record' viewing figures Telly

Virgin Media Television has best year ever with 'record' viewing figures

The company rebranded all its channels late last year.

From TheJournal.ie Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget' ASIWYFA

Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget'

Tony Wright was a member of the hugely popular band ASIWYFA. He talks to us about leaving the band and how a vicious assault contributed to depression.

From TheJournal.ie Actors and directors write to Minister over 'deep concern and dissatisfaction' with Abbey Theatre's direction Cultural Concerns

Actors and directors write to Minister over 'deep concern and dissatisfaction' with Abbey Theatre's direction

The letter is signed by more than 300 names, including many high-profile ones.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Negga and Martin Hayes named among five new Cultural Ambassadors for Ireland Global Ireland 2025

Ruth Negga and Martin Hayes named among five new Cultural Ambassadors for Ireland

They are joined by poet Paul Muldoon and Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: When a medic was killed in Gaza, was it an accident? 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: When a medic was killed in Gaza, was it an accident?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Sometimes being true to history you get as much flack': Historical drama Resistance's creator on annoying Twitter RTÉ

'Sometimes being true to history you get as much flack': Historical drama Resistance's creator on annoying Twitter

The new RTÉ One flagship drama looks at Bloody Sunday in 1920. It’s a follow up to Rebellion, which was aired in 2016.

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 These are the movies to make sure you don't miss in 2019 Still To Come

These are the movies to make sure you don't miss in 2019

All the big budget films you could ask for.

From TheJournal.ie What did the 2018 Late Late Show teach us about Ireland this year? Don't Mention Boyzone
From TheJournal.ie Hidden Netflix movie gems to watch over the Christmas break On Screen

Hidden Netflix movie gems to watch over the Christmas break

Stop the aimless flicking.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The journalist who messed with the wrong small town 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The journalist who messed with the wrong small town

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

From TheJournal.ie Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing Christmas 2018

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing

Whether they’re an avid reader or an occasional reader, we’ve got you sorted.

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.