Our calendar guide to this summer

Our calendar guide to this summer

Our writers highlight their top picks for a variety of events to look out for this summer.
Review: The Brunist Day of Wrath // Robert Coover

Review: The Brunist Day of Wrath // Robert Coover

Robert Coover has returned to the scene of his first novel with a 1,000-page bizarre and brilliant sequel to The Origin of the Brunists, published in 1966.
Plays for Days

Plays for Days

Heather Keane gives theatre buffs a few ideas as to how to spend their summer despite the absence of 10 Days in Dublin.
Patrick Scott: Image Space Light // IMMA

Patrick Scott: Image Space Light // IMMA

Gabija Purlyte looks the new exhibition of the late artist's visionary work.
Preview: Game of Thrones Season Four // Sky Atlantic

Preview: Game of Thrones Season Four // Sky Atlantic

Online Editor Matthew Mulligan gives hints as to what can be expected from the fourth season of the epic fantasy series.
Homegrown: The Notas

Homegrown: The Notas

Dulcet guitar notes fuse with lead singer Maurice Han’s dramatic vocals in tightly controlled crescendos, contributing to the appeal of this five piece heavy indie band from North Dublin.
Get your head in the game

Get your head in the game

Paddy Cremen explores a new movement dedicated to inspiring social change through video games, pioneered by the non-profit organisation Games for Change.
It’s A Mad, Fat World

It’s A Mad, Fat World

Ciara Forristal talks to author Rae Earl about her teenage diaries, which formed the basis for the E4 series My Mad Fat Diary.
Stranger than fiction

Stranger than fiction

tn2 Art Editor Gabija Purlyte examines the hyperrealist movement, where sculptors strive to create incredibly detailed renderings of the human body.
Sex, Lies and Videotapes

Sex, Lies and Videotapes

Deputy Editor Meadhbh McGrath discusses the rising dominance of “revenge porn” and its effect on how we use social media and technology to mediate our relationships.
Come to the Darkside

Come to the Darkside

Darkside’s Nicolas Jaar speaks to tn2 about his exciting collaboration with Dave Harrington ahead of their upcoming gig in the Button Factory.
Review: Faat Baat // Dawson Street

Review: Faat Baat // Dawson Street

Kerry Brennan reviews the new Asian restaurant Faat Baat, tucked under Dawson Street's Dawson Hotel.
Review: ScHoolboy Q // OxyMoron

Review: ScHoolboy Q // OxyMoron

After months of anticipation, ScHoolboy Q's major label debut shows what sets him apart from other rappers today.
Review: 300 Rise of An Empire

Review: 300 Rise of An Empire

Carol Davey reviews the part prequel part sequel to 2006's blood splattered 300
An offer you can refuse

An offer you can refuse

Olly Rhode describes the intricate, historical impact of mafia hegemony in Sicily and how its community is fighting back.
Interview: Rob Doyle

Interview: Rob Doyle

In the first tn2’s profiles of contemporary Irish writers and editors, Lily spoke to author Rob Doyle. Essayist, critic and short story writer, Doyle’s work has featured in several literary magazines, including The Dublin Review, The Stinging Fly, Gorse, and...
Voices from Myanmar

Voices from Myanmar

By documenting the accounts of four Myanmar people, Maria Romanova-Hynes offers a mosaic of voices representing this intriguing and beautiful country.
Sounds of the city: Shaangan electro

Sounds of the city: Shaangan electro

Liam Maher looks at shaangaan electro and traces its roots throughout South Africa
Notes on a scandal

Notes on a scandal

Kayla Walsh investigates the recent feud between the Abbey Theatre and the Irish Times, and reflects on how the arts and the media have become inextricably bound
The Oratory Art of Sister Concepta Lynch

The Oratory Art of Sister Concepta Lynch

Jennifer Duffy opens up the world of Sister Concepta Lynch to find an incredible trove of Celtic revival artwork.
Dil-do's and Don'ts

Dil-do’s and Don’ts

Heather Keane examines the media exposure and social perception of male and female sex toys, and wonders why male toys aren’t taken more seriously
Review: Super Miss Sue

Review: Super Miss Sue

Cian Clynes tries the new seafood eatery from John Farrell of 777 and Dillingers.
Level Playing Field

Level Playing Field

tn2’s Emmie Taylor analyses the role of gender in the gaming industry, both on-screen and behind it and looks toward a brighter future for women in games.
Skin Deep

Skin Deep

tn2 Fashion Editor Issy Thompson considers the evolving significance of tattoos and whether they have lost their edge
A Case of Wine

A Case of Wine

Dylan Joyce-Ahern talks to artisan wine and Calvados producers about bringing back French industries to Ireland
Interview: Pilou Asbæk

Interview: Pilou Asbæk

Ciara Forristal speaks to actor Pilou Asbæk about his work on Borgen and Danish politics
Best of 2014: top style picks for the new year

Best of 2014: top style picks for the new year

Issy Thompson looks at the top picks from the world of fashion
Best of 2014: top 5 games

Best of 2014: top 5 games

Patrick Cremen gives us his top releases for the new year
Best of 2014: 5 top art exhibitions

Best of 2014: 5 top art exhibitions

Gabija Purlytė runs us through Dublin's top art shows in the new year
Best of 2014: 5 top films for the new year

Best of 2014: 5 top films for the new year

Tn2's film writers have a look at what to expect from the world of film in 2014
Best of 2014: 5 shows for the new year

Best of 2014: 5 shows for the new year

Eva Short and Ciara Forristal give 5 hot tips on what to watch in 2014
Sex: First time for everything

Sex: First time for everything

Matthew Mulligan looks at the concept of virginity among gay men
Worst films of 2013

Worst films of 2013

tn2's film writers look at the worst films of 2013
Interview: Simon Boyle

Interview: Simon Boyle

Theatre Editor Katherine Murphy talks to Trinity's own Simon Boyle about his current project at the Abbery, The Risen People, and his career so far
Downton girl: An interview with Laura Carmichael

Downton girl: An interview with Laura Carmichael

TV Editor Ciara Forristal talks to Lady Edith actor, Laura Carmichael about the success of Downton Abbey and what to expect this Christmas
Review: Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves

Review: Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves

Ciara Forristal looks at the Swedish three-part series, Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves
Women in Art: Susan 'Lilly' and Elizabeth 'Lollie' Yeats

Women in Art: Susan ‘Lilly’ and Elizabeth ‘Lollie’ Yeats

Jennifer Duffy looks at the lesser celebrated members of the Yeats family and their impact on Irish culture
Interview: Torres

Interview: Torres

Tara Joshi speaks to Tennessee's singer-songwriter Torres before her Dublin show on 18th November
Review: The Thing About December

Review: The Thing About December

Alicia Byrne Keane takes a look at Donal Ryan's second novel, though written before his debut novel The Spinning Heart
Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour

Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour

tn2 takes a look at Abdellatif Kechiche’s much talked about new feat, and discusses how female sexuality can stretch the boundaries of cinema
The Moving Images of Art: Railings (Fitzroy Square) by Francis Alÿs

The Moving Images of Art: Railings (Fitzroy Square) by Francis Alÿs

In the second part of our series on video art tn2 looks at the Belgian Francis Alÿs stroll in London
Fashion in Focus: Burberry

Fashion in Focus: Burberry

Following the controversial news that Angela Ahrents is leaving Burberry to join Apple, Maud Sampson looks back on her legacy and the great impact that her innovative, pioneering vision has had on the fashion world.
Women In Art - Letitia Hamilton

Women In Art – Letitia Hamilton

Jeniffer Duffy looks at Letitia Hamilton's impact in the 20th Century through her application of European movements to Irish art
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tn2’s Literature Editor Lola Boorman examines the current trends in literary magazines and the developing ideas of a postnational literature.
Review: Noah

Review: Noah

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Brian Wade is amazed by the ambition and oddness of Aronofsky's Noah, but believes it falls short of its grandeur
Review: Starred Up

Review: Starred Up

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Review: Conservatory // Abbey Theatre

Review: Conservatory // Abbey Theatre

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Review: The Raid 2

Review: The Raid 2

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Colum Holland looks at the high paced sequel from director Gareth Evans.
Review: Magic Magic

Review: Magic Magic

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Paul Cashell is impressed by the psychological thriller Magic Magic, starring Juno Temple and Michael Cera
Author Pofile: Kevin Curran

Author Pofile: Kevin Curran

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Jane Farrell speaks to Kevin Curran, author of Beatsploitation, a novelist and teacher in Balbriggan. He was recently awarded an Arts Council bursary for his second novel.
Review: The Bridge Below the Town

Review: The Bridge Below the Town

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Jungle Fever

Jungle Fever

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Lily Ní Dhomhnaill discusses the ups and downs of the world’s biggest book marketplace on the 20th anniversary of Amazon.com
Review: Unravelling Oliver // Liz Nugent

Review: Unravelling Oliver // Liz Nugent

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Liz Nugent’s deconstruction of one man’s character, and the life that leads him to a sudden act of violence, delivers a broad societal assessment in this strong and incisive debut novel.
We're Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

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Applications are now open for 2014-15
Review: Under the Skin // Jonathan Glazer

Review: Under the Skin // Jonathan Glazer

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Scarlett Johansson is an alien sent to Glasgow on a mission to round up lonely men to their deaths in the third film from film maker Jonathan Glazer.