Archive for July 2017

Mini World Cup for Ringsend

With the World Cup still a year away, and the first premiership fixture of this season yet to kick off, soccer mad enthusiasts are looking for any way to get their football fix. Well, Ringsend based Cambridge FC, may have […]

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The Cinema Corner – July 28th

The Cinema Corner - July 28th

Long before the current trend for cinematic adaptations of old TV shows, Brian De Palma brought The Untouchables to the big screen in 1987. Hollywood filmmaking at its finest, the movie gives De Palma ample opportunity to exercise his stylistic […]

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From Ringsend to Ennis

The Ennis Brothers, Matt and Owen, are a singer-songwriting Pop/Rock duo hailing from Dublin’s Ringsend. Crediting their grandparents for their love of classic harmony groups, having grown up listening to the likes of The Everly Brothers and The Beatles, the […]

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Good News for Sandymount Hotel

Lots of positive things happening over at the Sandymount Hotel at the Aviva stadium in recent times. Firstly, Dublin’s longest running family owned hotel has been awarded a 4th Star by Failte Ireland in recognition of the high levels of […]

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RADE Art Exhibition

RADE is an organisation that helps people recover from substance abuse through the therapeutic effects of art, drama and education, and today they are marking the launch of an art exhibition entitled “Cathedral View” at the Dublin Civic offices on […]

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The Cinema Corner – July 21st

The Cinema Corner - July 21st

This week cinema lost one of its greatest talents with the passing of director George A Romero, one of the most important figures in the history of horror movies. The Lighthouse pays tribute to him with a Saturday late night […]

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South Docks Festival Continues

The 30th annual South Docks Festival kicked off this week down on Pearse Street and Grand Canal Docks. The event, which is organised by St. Andrew’s Resource Centre and the Pearse Area Recreational Centre, runs until Friday 21st July. Remaining […]

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Old Wesley old boy becomes IRFU president

Irish rugby great Philip Orr has been elected president at the annual council meeting of the Irish Rugby Football Union, held on 14th July. This is a great honour not just for Orr, but for Donnybrook based rugby club, Old […]

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Ballsbridge Brew to Costa Fortune?

With the recent news that the famous coffee kiosk in Ballsbridge has sold for a massive €330,000, we ask just how much jitter juice the new owners will have to sell to recoup their enormous investment. Now while the sum […]

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The Cinema Corner – July 14th

This weekend the Irish Film Institute kicks off a retrospective of movies based on science fiction and fact. From the fiction end we get time travel head trip Primer (Friday), the sole directorial outing for acclaimed title designer Saul Bass […]

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