Archive for June 2017

The Cinema Corner – June 30th

The Cinema Corner - June 30th

Bruce Lee’s most iconic beat ’em up, 1973’s Enter the Dragon plays tonight at the Lighthouse. Considered one of the greatest martial arts movies of all time, the film set a template for action movies to follow, and has been […]

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Comic Con set to draw big crowd

This weekend sees thousands of comic book aficionados descend on the RDS for the increasingly popular, annual MCM Ireland Comic Con event. Among the guests on hand to meet and greet attendees, will be Sam J. Jones who played “Flash […]

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Irishtown FC host Germans

On a balmy evening in May, Irishtown FC hosted a friendly soccer game in Ringsend park with a visiting team from Germany, TSV Flachslanden. A large crowd enjoyed the evening, with the game finishing honors even at 2 each, and […]

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Ringsend’s Boylan back in Ireland

Ringsend's Boylan back in Ireland

Ringsend native and twice Irish national road race champion, Lydia Boylan, is back in Ireland to take part in a couple of major cycling events this week. Yesterday saw Boylan defend her road race title in Wexford, and next weekend […]

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The Cinema Corner – June 23rd

The Cinema Corner - June 23rd

Dustin Hoffman fans can rejoice this week – the movie that made him a star, The Graduate returns to both the Irish Film Institute and the Lighthouse this week in a new restoration. Meanwhile, the IFI continue their retrospective of […]

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It’s all gone very Spanish down on Pearse Street

DocSpot is a new initiative organised by Pearse Street library where once a month, they screen a documentary for free, and lay on light refreshments to boot. This Saturday 24th June from 1.30pm, the library will screen a Spanish language […]

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There’s something special about today.

Did you wake up this morning feeling a little strange? Does it seem like there are too many hours in the day? Are you reading this at night and wondering why you still haven’t switched on the lights yet? If […]

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Community Spirit Awards Closing

The Dublin Bus Community Spirit Awards scheme, which was initiated to recognise and support the invaluable work undertaken each day by local groups located within the Dublin Bus network, closes for applications soon. Ex-international footballer, Niall Quinn, has been patron […]

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Last of the Walk and Talks

Let’s Walk & Talk is a programme of city walking activities organised by Dublin City Council that has already included tours of Bull Island, St. Stephen’s Green and the Docklands. The final installment in the series takes place next Thursday […]

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The Cinema Corner – June 16th

The Cinema Corner - June 16th

Ahead of the upcoming release of a restored version of The Graduate, the Irish Film Institute plays host to a season of films starring the great Dustin Hoffman. On Saturday you can catch the conspiracy thriller Marathon Man, on Sunday […]

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