Archive for the Culture Category

Paul Kennedy and the Watersedge Drama Group

Paul Kennedy and the Watersedge Drama Group

NewsFour caught up with local Ringsend playwright and drama teacher Paul Kennedy to talk about his life and work in the field of drama and his passionate work with the local community. Readers may remember the success of his last […]

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‘The Little Book of Sandymount’

‘The Little Book of Sandymount’

Kurt Kullmann has written another local book about Dublin 4, titled ‘The Little Book of Sandymount’. The book begins with a description of the contentious borders of Sandymount, which can extend from Bath Avenue in the north to Merrion Gates […]

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Showing off at Showcase Ireland

Showing off at Showcase Ireland

January was a busy time over at the RDS in Ballsbridge. From Funderland to the BT Young Scientist Exhibition, the famous venue has been packed to the rafters. Something a little more sedate, but none the less interesting, was Showcase, […]

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Fiery displays at Sandymount Strand

Fiery displays at Sandymount Strand

Despite the chilly temperatures, members of the Dublin Fire Meeting converged at Sandymount Strand on Friday night, January 20th, to practise the art of fire dancing and to showcase their talents in staff spinning, juggling and fire-breathing. Robbie Corcoran, co-founder […]

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Scorsese Hangs Out in Dublin 4

As you may have already heard, Martin Scorsese spent last weekend hanging out in a secret Dublin 4 location, and no, it wasn’t here at NewsFour. Scorsese, or “Marty” to his friends, opted for the slightly more salubrious surroundings of […]

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The Cinema Corner – February 23rd

The Cinema Corner - February 23rd

It’s a strong week for new releases. The best of the bunch is Patriots Day, a nail-biting dramatisation of the events surrounding the 2013 Boston marathon bombing and the subsequent manhunt to find its perpetrators. The movie commendably steers clear […]

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Dean Swift Exhibition visits Pearse Street Library

Dean Swift Exhibition visits Pearse Street Library

Pearse Street library recently hosted an interesting exhibition of materials relating to ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ author Jonathan Swift. The exhibition was opened on January 7th by Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin, Rebecca Moynihan. Among other valuable artefacts, the display included a […]

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The Cinema Corner – February 17th

The Cinema Corner - February 17th

Keanu Reeves return to the role of bearded butcher in John Wick: Chapter Two. It’s a rare sequel that improves on the original, with a more even pace and an expansion of the fascinating criminal world established in the first […]

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The Cinema Corner – February 10th

The Cinema Corner - February 10th

Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro’s greatest collaboration, Taxi Driver, returns to the big screen in a new restoration at the Irish Film Institute. De Niro is both terrifying and sympathetic as a New York cabbie driven to violence by […]

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The Cinema Corner – February 3rd

The Cinema Corner - February 3rd

A three hour long German comedy may not sound too compelling, but that’s just what Toni Erdmann is, and it’s brilliant! In a desperate attempt to connect with his career obsessed daughter, an aging man adopts a dodgy wig and […]

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