Archive for the Culture Category

Review: What Day Is It? Who Gives A F*ck.

Review: What Day Is It? Who Gives A F*ck.

What can we do to relieve some of the internal stress? Write it all down and let it all out, just as Jan Brierton has done.

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Scream While You Stream Our top 6 film picks for the Halloween season

B.J. Quin Netflix Candyman 1992 Intrigued by local legends, Helen investigates the myths and superstitions surrounding the one-armed Candyman. However, she confronts her worst nightmare when a series of murders start taking place.  In recent months you may have heard […]

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Play Preview: ‘Stronger’ by Geoff Power

David Prendeville A much-anticipated new play is running until October 9th at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin. Multi-award-winning theatre company Gúna Nua are overseeing the world premiere run of Stronger, a new drama inspired by true events. The play […]

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Pride Unprejudiced

B.J. Quinn Queer Mind, Body and Soul at The National Gallery of Ireland July 30th saw the opening of Queer Mind, Body and Soul, a free exhibition taking place at Dublin’s National Gallery until October 17.  Created by Gaisce – […]

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Back In Their Element

Brian Quinn The Dublin-based production company behind such hits as Normal People and the 2018 Oscar-magnet The Favourite are back in full swing. With film and TV production slowly getting back up to speed, Element Pictures gear up for what […]

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The 2 Johnnies are back and wackier than ever!

The 2 Johnnies are back with an exciting new show heading for RTE next week. On September 27th at 9:30pm, the comedy duo will be appearing on our TV screens as part of a four part series diving deep into the worlds of Tik Tok, Urban Art, Online Gaming and Niche Sports. Seems like a strange collection of subjects, but lets hear the boys out!

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IFTA 2021

Brian Quinn This past July saw the return of the IFTAs (The Irish Film and Television Academy awards). Traditionally a time of year where Academy members attempt to coax Ireland’s Hollywood exports back to the old country with the promise […]

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Let’s All Go To The Movies

Brian Quinn Cinemas reopen nationwide It’s always the small things we miss most in life. Last December, when Irish cinemas were forced to close once again due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, I found myself craving the concession stand […]

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A History of Music Festivals

By Peter McNamara The term “festival” first showed up in the English language in the middle of the 16th century. It derives from “feast” and is most often centred around the harvest. Ireland, and the wider Celtic world, has been […]

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Preview of Films to see this Autumn

David Prendeville As we slowly trudge our way, hopefully, to the other side of the pandemic, cinemas are slowly starting to fill with new films once more. While it’s still mostly holdovers of smaller films that are making up the […]

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