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Ad Blocking: How To Get Rid Of Ads on RTÉ Player

As you may have already read, RTÉ is finally giving the RTÉ Player a long overdue overhaul. The rollout hasn't been very smooth with the Beta currently only available on Desktop. There is some good news for desktop users though. While RTÉ said they've listened to feedback to improve the ad experience: https://twitter.com/robmagee86/status/1069225477527740416 The internet has gone one further and removed...

Four Reasons To Be Delighted With the RTÉ Player Relaunch

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With the rapid advance of technology, many platforms have struggled to keep up with demand. Few have been more visible than the state broadcaster's digital streaming platform, RTÉ Player. Finally, the player is getting a long overdue overhaul and here are just three reasons this is fantastic news. RTÉ Player on Chromecast for Android With Android being my weapon of choice...

The final season of Game of Thrones is airing in April 2019

After over a year of speculation, we finally have a definitive date for when the final season of Game of Thrones. HBO have finally confirmed with a teaser trailer titled "#ForTheThrone" that it will begin in April 2019. "With a 90 minute run time per episode, this is set to be the biggest season yet." Since season 7 ended last year, dozens...

New on Netflix: American Vandal Season Two Is Complete Shit – Five Stars

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Netflix is well known for hard-hitting documentaries and thought-provoking series with the likes of Making a Murderer and Afflicted. These successful series are one part fantastic writing and one part driven by the data generated by millions of people watching shows on demand. A fantastic example of this formula in action was American Vandal which has just returned for...

Luke Cage Season 2, A Spoiler Free Review

I do love a good Marvel/Netflix collaboration, who doesn't. Would you believe the second series of Luke Cage is the 9th season since the two companies decided to get in bed together to bring the Avengers B Team to the small screen? This long-term partnership has created some fantastic shows such as Daredevil and some stinkers like Iron Fist....

Black Mirror Season 4: What We Know and Launch Date

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Black Mirror is a funny old show. It originally aired on Channel 4 and received a muted response. Muted by comparison to the reaction it got since Netflix picked it up. Collectively, everyone has watched Black Mirror's take on human progression within the context of technology and, so far, the show has been getting things frightfully accurate. Perhaps a...

A New Stephen King Crime Series Started on RTÉ Last Night and No One Even Knows.

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2017 seems to be the year of the King; Stephen King to be precise. He has had massive success with his adaptions this year. So far we've seen The Mist, The Dark Tower, and of course IT and at the end of this month, we'll see the intense thriller adaption of 'Gerald's Game' come to Netflix. But last night, his...

Marvel’s The Defenders: More Than Just an Avengers B Team?

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The Defenders is another Marvel and Netflix collaboration but is it a rip-roaring success a la Luke Cage or more the meandering mess that was Iron Fist? Does the Avenger's B team hold up to scrutiny or have Netflix decided that these comic based series are an excuse for lazy showmanship? Honestly having sat through the lot I find it...

How to Watch Game of Thrones in Ireland Without Sky

How to Watch Game of Thrones in Ireland
I can't think of another TV phenomenon like Game of Thrones. The whole world comes to a standstill. Suddenly, it becomes acceptable to be wrecked tired on a Monday at work after staying up all night to watch the latest episode air live in the US. Of course, those of you staying up late are streaming illegally. Using the...

What’s on Netflix Ireland in May

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Sorry, I know we're late - soz. If you can forgive us we'd like to motor on with bringing you the very best of what Netflix Ireland has on offer this May. Note: we do not condone you staying in out of the sun, your mother would be furious. Master of None Personally, I think Aziz Ansari, but he's one of...