Archive for the Culture Category

Trumpet your love

Trumpet your love

So we know you’ll be cooking your loved one a delicious meal on the big night and starting your journey in artful eating as recommended in our interview with Karina Melvin. But there are treats in store up ahead still […]

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The pull of lineage

By Beibhinn Byrne These collections shine with Rowley’s interests of psychology, ecology, mythology, philosophy feminism and of course literature itself and its music. There is a high literary ability and real erudition on display, as well as, a sustained commitment […]

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A tale of twinned towns

By Paul Carton You only have to look at our ‘Silicon docks’ and see why Dublin City Council decided to twin cities with San Jose / Silicon Valley in California. Twinning with cities and towns is a distant memory now, […]

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Sailing to Byzantium

Sailing to Byzantium

A new Irish Ferries’ cruise ship has been christened after the poet and Nobel Laureate W. B. Yeats at a naming launch event in Germany on the 19th January this year. The completed hull of the new Irish Ferries cruise […]

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Alfred the Great: A Dublin Legend

Byrne Does The Work, We Want Alfie, We Want Byrne, Make Sure of Alfie First. These pedestrian but clear slogans made quite clear what Alfie Byrne’s supporters wanted and express the collective feelings of Dubliners during his reign as “The […]

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Artful discovery: Florence Vere O’Brien

Nearly fifty years ago, Veronica Rowe and Elinor Wiltshire had decided to gift the Archives of Trinity College with their inherited papers of their grandparents, Robin and Florence Vere O’Brien. The majority of these includes their correspondence with leading political […]

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Dublin Bay – City By The Sea

Father and daughter team Seán and Niamh Kennedy present the splendour and diversity of Dublin Bay in all its glory in this wonderful new photographic collection. Dublin Bay – City By The Sea features a cornucopia of images that capture […]

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Jacob’s Tour – It’s a cracker!

September and October saw an interesting exhibition on the history of Jacob’s biscuit factory in residence at Pearse Street library. The tour was presented by curator Wendy Williams and kicked off with some details on how the famous Irish biscuiteers […]

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Luke Kelly to be celebrated with two statues

Luke Kelly to be celebrated with two statues

Dublin legend Luke Kelly is set to be remembered on both sides of the Liffey for his contribution to Irish music. The singer from the Docklands will have his statue, commissioned by Dublin City Council, placed in the Luke Kelly […]

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Dublin Port Centre maritime garden opens

On Thursday, October 12, one objective set out in the Dublin Port Masterplan Review reached an important milestone when Dublin Port Company Chairperson, Lucy McCaffrey, and Chief Executive, Eamonn O’Reilly, invited Guests of Honour Ardmhéara Bhaile Átha Cliath and Honorary […]

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