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Eight of the worst film adaptations ever made Adaptation This post contains videos

Eight of the worst film adaptations ever made

Some of Hollywood’s most recent disastrous attempts to convert well-loved books to the silver screen…

Here is the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Mick Wallace saves the country €2.1 million; Irish Catholics get religious guidance from Fr Ted re-runs; and Finance officials no longer allowed to do sums…

You're welcome: Foot spas, Soda Streams, and other Irish gifts of yore...

What were the most popular gifts received in Irish households back in the day? From VHS tapes to Zogabongs, we take a look….

From TheJournal.ie Where everybody knows your name: pub goers want better jacks and Wi-Fi on tap Cheers

Where everybody knows your name: pub goers want better jacks and Wi-Fi on tap

A new study reveals what people are looking for from their local…

From TheJournal.ie Google releases data on copyright infringement reports Copyright

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports

Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.

Your guide to the strangest summer festivals in Ireland Fun This post contains images

Your guide to the strangest summer festivals in Ireland

Fancy doing something a bit different? Then check out these seven summer fests…

Slow-motion Video of the Day POP POP POP This post contains videos

Slow-motion Video of the Day

Have you always wanted know what happens inside the microwave popcorn bag? Here you go…

Teachers Dancing Behind Students Video of the Day Scarlet This post contains videos
9 out of 10 classic celebrities prefer dogs... Celeb Pets This post contains images

9 out of 10 classic celebrities prefer dogs...

Alright – we made that statistic up. But our slideshow of classic celeb ‘n’ pet pics doesn’t make a great case for kitty…

Here's the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Leaving Cert could be the death for Chinese language and Ó Cúiv’s new job as a party pooper in Perth.

Russell Brand to host MTV Movie Awards next month

“This MTV Movie Awards will be more impressive than The Avengers and you won’t have to wait an hour for someone to Hulk out,” Brand said today.

The (emergency) burning question*: King or Tayto crisps? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The (emergency) burning question*: King or Tayto crisps?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day... Star Wars This post contains videos

VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day...

Over 300 hours of recording time results in one man’s ode to Star Wars.

Meet the only man in Ireland who loves getting scam emails Spamtastic This post contains images

Meet the only man in Ireland who loves getting scam emails

Illustrator Alan Dunne asks his friends to send him on their funniest spam scam emails – so that he can make wry and funny works of art from their stories.

From TheJournal.ie IMC Tallaght cinema opens with the creation of 85 jobs Tallaght

IMC Tallaght cinema opens with the creation of 85 jobs

Thee new state-of-the-art cinema in Tallaght boasts 13 digital and 3D screens, stadium-style seating – and even a VIP lounge area.

Mini Jockey and Trainer Pic of the Day

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Peaches Geldof continues family tradition of unusual names

Astala might come from the Norwegian word for ‘love’ or, according to new mum and sister to Fifi Trixibelle, Pixie and Tiger Lily, it’s a Jewish name.

From TheJournal.ie Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night Dublin

Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night

Findings from Your Dublin, Your Voice survey shows the capital is considered a very vibrant place – but the public have some interesting suggestions to make it even better…

From TheJournal.ie POLL: Do the Good Friday licensing laws bother you? Your Say This post contains a poll

POLL: Do the Good Friday licensing laws bother you?

Whatever your take on whether the licensing laws for today should be changed – do the restrictions actually put in or out on your life? Tell us…

Irish man wows judges on Britain’s Got Talent with ode to mystery girl

But Irish competitor worries that his stint on RTÉ’s The Voice puts him at danger of elimination.

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

VIDEO: How to... watch a horror movie Horror Show This post contains videos

VIDEO: How to... watch a horror movie

Watch this girl’s reactions to new horror The Devil Inside…

Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?

A footballer, a hurler, a politician and a ringmistress… it’s not the start to a bad joke, it’s a list of the people chosen as parade grand marshals around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Comedian Anne Gildea lays bare cancer experience Cancer

Comedian Anne Gildea lays bare cancer experience

Six-month journey of The Nualas performer through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment chronicled in RTÉ2 doc tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Prime numbers: The week in stats In Numbers

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Some people retiring, some people quitting, others starting new jobs, and some getting through an awful lot of printer ink…

From TheJournal.ie Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year Entertainment

Government spent €132k on 'entertainment' last year

Two-thirds of the spending came from the Department of Foreign Affairs, incurred for the visits of the Queen and Obama.

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday Sneak Peek This post contains videos

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

Three Dublin music venues close

Three popular music venues in Dublin have closed their doors this weekend.

Whitney Houston found dead in Los Angeles hotel room

Pop music’s erratic queen – best remembered for her acting role in The Bodyguard, and its accompanying soundtrack – was 48.

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday Sneak Peek This post contains videos

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

Julian Assange to guest star in The Simpsons

The show’s executive producer said Assange was a “controversial” figure – but that his appearance in the show would be purely satirical.

TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’ TV

TV3 launches spring schedule with ‘The Big Week’

Launching its spring schedule, the station says it will be concentrating on its ‘Big Week’ theme – which will see the biggest shows in entertainment shown each day.

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday Sneak Peek This post contains videos

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

Full list of Oscar 2012 nominees: Two Irish shorts nominated Oscars 2012 This post contains videos

Full list of Oscar 2012 nominees: Two Irish shorts nominated

Two Irish short films nominated for Best Short (Live Action) and Irish woman for Best Make-up while Fassbender misses out on Best Actor nod.

WATCH: The Oscars 2012 nominations are announced Oscars 2012 This post contains videos

WATCH: The Oscars 2012 nominations are announced

Watch live as the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards are announced from Los Angeles.

Baby wanted for new Neil Jordan movie A Star Is Born This post contains a poll

Baby wanted for new Neil Jordan movie

Scene in vampire movie Byzantium requires baby under 7lbs 9ozs to ‘play’ part of Saoirse Ronan as a newborn.

American singer Etta James dies at 73 Etta James This post contains videos

American singer Etta James dies at 73

The legendary songstress, and singer of “At Last”, has passed away at 73 after suffering an illness.

EXCLUSIVE TRAILER: Resident Evil 5 - Retribution Irish Premiere This post contains videos

EXCLUSIVE TRAILER: Resident Evil 5 - Retribution

Fans of the Resident Evil games and movies? TheJournal.ie has the Irish premiere of the official RE5 trailer. Exciting.

Video: Three-trailer Thursday Sneak Peek This post contains videos

Video: Three-trailer Thursday

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

The new Exposé team?

Lorraine Keane at the head of a line of gal pals – what is it all about?