Irish entertainment news

Entertainment is much more than just Glenroe on a Sunday evening these days. We look at the latest movie trailers and Netflix binge-worthy shows to bring you the best entertainment news.

Watch Dear Ireland: The Abbey Theatre’s Historic Digital Theatre Project

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I think we can all agree this Covid-19 thing sucks. It's a cliche, but every cloud does have a silver lining. As much of a tech advocate as I've been over the years, seeing people of all ages appearing in video call screenshots has been heartwarming. While I'm not for one second suggesting this is better than the way...

Sure it’s only a bit of craic but quarantine appears to be behind the TikTok boom

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TikTok, formerly known as musical.ly, is a social media platform. On TikTok, users can create videos up to 15 seconds long and combine these videos with music or other audio. The goal is to generally create a funny video and you can combine 4 videos to make a combined 60-second clip. Borrowing several entertainment concepts to create the core...

The New Tiger King Episode: Too Much Of A Good Thing

It's the self-proclaimed "biggest documentary in history". Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness was the perfect formula. Take some bonkers people, add some bonkers big cats and let a bonkers storyline play out. Add to this the fact the entire planet is locked indoors and you've got a mega-hit. Maybe they were right. Maybe it's the biggest documentary in...

DualSense, the New Wireless Game Controller for PlayStation 5 has been announced!

This year we are expecting two new gen consoles, the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5. We previously have taken a look at what we thought we know about the console but luckily and somewhat teasingly, Sony are drip feeding us with new information. This time around it's the brand spanking new DualSense controller. Sony recently released a...

Play Stadia Pro for free as Google announces two months free access

Things are gone mad and we're probably living in the most uncertain times in recent history, so when we get any good news we have to shout about it. With social distancing and facing a long Easter Weekend on your couch rather than the beach the fine folks of Google have given us that good news we need! Video...

The Best Pandemic Movies You Should Watch Right Now

Most people who know me know I'm a bit odd. You know, like that kid in school whose favourite colour is black and his lucky number is 13. Well, as soon as this Covid-19 outbreak started hitting the headlines, I've had an urge to watch movies about outbreaks and pandemics. What surprised me is how some of these went...

Disney + It’s Finally Here!

Disney+ is finally here and by golly, they couldn't have picked a better time! The platform offers fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparalleled content from the company’s iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, as well as exclusive original programming including feature-length films, series, documentaries, and short-form content made...

Houseparty – The Video App Bringing the Party Home

As the majority of the world sits in isolation, people miss the outside, miss socialising and miss friends, if you fall into any of these categories, then Houseparty might just be the app for you! Right now video calling is becoming increasingly more popular as people try to find new ways to connect with loved ones. You've likely heard...

The Platform: An Unfortunately Apt Look At Modern Society On Netflix

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I've just finished watching The Platform. It resonates to an uncomfortable level given the headlines we see now on a daily basis. I'm not going to be writing a spoiler-free review. Instead, I'm taking a closer look at the movie through the lens of the Covid-19 crisis. What is The Platform about? The Platform is a new Spanish language movie on...

You Can Now Pause Your Sky Sports Subscription

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I don't think I've ever seen the collective of humanity come together like they are right now. There's lots of businesses thinking outside the box to do what they can to keep afloat while other businesses are helping others where they can. Sky has just announced that you can now pause your Sky Sports membership. Why Pause Sky Sports Payments? We're...