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  • The Rise and Fall of the Great Dunner
    The Rise and Fall of the Great Dunner
    By Alexander Kearney Christmas is a time when we are naturally drawn to thinking about the past. Another year gone or perhaps a whole decade to look back upon; the totting up of accounts both financial and spiritual. Almost exactly...
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Culture

  • Irishtown company wins at Cork Film Festival
    Irishtown company wins at Cork Film Festival
    By David Prendeville Irishtown company Samson Film’s Float Like a Butterfly triumphed at November’s 63rd Cork Film Festival, picking up the audience award. The film also opened the festival to a rapturous reception. Directed by Carmel Winters, it is set...
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Memory Lane

  • Christmas 100 years ago
    Christmas 100 years ago
    By Eoin Meegan   What was Christmas like in Dublin one hundred years ago? It was certainly a very different place than it is today. The end of 1918 would have been a time of mixed feelings. Relief that the...
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Events

  • TradFest begins next week in Temple bar
    TradFest begins next week in Temple bar
    TradFest begins next week across the city bringing the public some much needed jovial times after the long quiet weeks after Christmas. They’ve got Sean nós singing and songwriting workshops, multi-instrumentalists, bagpipes, bodhráns, the whole kaboodle. Some gigs...
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  • Decemberfest in Donnybrook
    Decemberfest in Donnybrook
    Fancy a little bit of Alpine magic without having to travel to the Alps this Christmas? Then why not come along to Donnybrook where Decemberfest has blasted into action. Located at Morehampton Road/Belmont Avenue in what used to be O’Connell’s...
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