Film

The 93rd Academy Awards: Oscars During A Pandemic

April 14, 2021

The 93rd Oscars will take place on Sunday April 26th this year, two months later than usual due to the pandemic. The Academy Awards, as the ceremony is also known by, will honour the best films released from January 1st 2020 and February 28th 2021.

Music

New Lil Nas X single stirs up controversy

April 14, 2021

“i spent my entire teenage years hating myself because of the shit y’all preached would happen to me because i was gay. so i hope u are mad, stay mad, feel the same anger you teach us to have towards ourselves,” 21-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter and openly gay cultural icon Lil Nas X tweeted on March 27.

Lifestyle

Choose to challenge on International Women’s Day 2021

March 26, 2021

International Women’s Day is Monday 8th of March, with this year’s theme being #ChooseToChallenge. The aim is to challenge gender bias and inequality while still choosing to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements across the world.

Music

Women reign supreme at the 2021 Grammy Awards

March 24, 2021

Beyoncé broke the record for the most Grammys won, bringing her new total to 28 awards after Sunday night. This surpasses the record previously set by bluegrass singer, Alison Krauss.

Lifestyle

A reflection on life in lockdown

March 24, 2021

Face masks were still just a skincare routine, a cough simply meant we had a cold and seeing our friends was common practice, little did we know our daily lives were about to become altered for over a year.

Lifestyle

Rediscovering writing in lockdown

March 24, 2021

The digital advances over the last few years have changed our lives so much. With just one device, you can call a relative overseas, text a pal who lives next door, even video call strangers on the Internet.

Music

The evolution of rap over the last decade

March 24, 2021

Prominent female rappers of today, such as Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion, have continued and adapted Nicki Minaj’s powerful stage presence by reversing gender roles within rap.  

Television

Tommy Tiernan brings us the goods

March 24, 2021

RTÉ has extended the Tommy Tiernan show by six weeks due to popular demand. The fan favourite show was due to finish it is ten-week run on March 6th. The show will now air its