Archive for January 2018

Scratch the Itch on Pearse Street

This month’s Classic Film Club screening at Pearse Street Library takes place this afternoon, Wednesday 31st January, at 2pm. It’s The Seven Year Itch, the first film in a Billy Wilder season. Both language exchanges will also take place this […]

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Dublin’s Best Burger

Burger Fest 2018, an eight day food festival which began on January 22nd, ends today with the announcement of Dublin’s Best Burger and the chance to also be crowned Ireland’s best burger. Two outlets in the Dublin 4 area have […]

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The Cinema Corner – January 26th

The Cinema Corner - January 26th

Slasher movies were everywhere in the late ’70s and early ’80s. While most were cheaply and poorly cash-ins, the fad did give us a few gems. One of the best is 1981’s My Bloody Valentine, a Canadian thriller noted for […]

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Grayson Perry at the RHA

The Royal Hibernian Academy on Ely Place have just launched an exciting new exhibition from famed and acclaimed English artist, Grayson Perry. The display, entitled “The vanity of small differences”, consists of a series of six large tapestries which follow […]

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The Cinema Corner – January 19th

The Cinema Corner - January 19th

Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest collaboration with Daniel Day Lewis, Phantom Thread, doesn’t hit Irish cinemas for another couple of weeks, but you can catch their previous pairing, 2007’s There Will Be Blood, screening from a 35mm print Saturday night at […]

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In remembrance: Stephen Lucey

In remembrance: Stephen Lucey

Stephen Lucey died tragically on the 1st December 2016. He would have been 33 years of age on the 6th of May 2017. He attended Holly Park National School, leaving after 6th Class to go to 1st Year in Willow […]

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A gym with a difference

A gym with a difference

by Kathrin Kobus “Lose weight, feel great,” that’s the motto painted at the windows on the first floor of the Trinity Enterprise Building at Grand Canal Dock. It’s Andy Kenny Fitness. This gym is different to other providers. You cannot […]

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Floating to fitness

by Kathrin Kobus There’ll probably be no huge bells ringing, but for Aideen O’Connor, Manager of the Markiewicz and Irishtown Sports and Fitness centres, this December marks the first anniversary since the Markiewicz facility reopened. Back in September 2015, a […]

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SS Hare and SS Adela remembered

By Jennifer Reddin On Saturday the 30th of September, 2017, hundreds of people gathered at Custom House Quay, beside the Sean O’Casey Bridge, to commemorate the loss of the SS Hare and the SS Adela, two ships that have a […]

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DCC Notes

Compiled by Paul Carton At the South East Area Committee meeting in October, Cllr Dermot Lacey and Cllr Frank Kennedy raised the issue of traffic problems at Belmont Avenue to which the South East Area Manager (SEAM) Rose Kenny confirmed […]

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