Archive for the Culture Category

Troy, the storyteller’s Phoenix

Troy, the storyteller’s Phoenix

By  Kathrin Kobus The Phoenix is the bird of mythology, that burns itself up only to rise anew. A symbol that has sparked many artistic references throughout the ages while the ancient story and place of Troy has a hold […]

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Station to station – an art odyssey

Station to station – an art odyssey

By Eoin Meegan Joan Keogh is an artist of high standing and a long-time D4 resident. She recalls how at one time she would travel each summer from her home in Sandymount to Connemara and the West of Ireland for […]

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Book Reviews

Book Reviews

And the cow jumped over the Moon by Kathrin Kobus. Writing competitions often use a prompt to encourage people with an interest in writing stories to get going. It can be a phrase, quotation or just a single word. Brid […]

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The Spiritual Source Connecting with your inner child

By Eoin Meegan Judith McAdam is a Reiki healer, kinesiologist and theologian, whose new book The Source charts her own spiritual journey, as well as laying a path for anyone who wishes to achieve greater freedom in their lives. “Everything […]

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Yeats Day in Sandymount Green

Yeats Day in Sandymount Green

By Peter McNamara The annual Yeats Day celebration took place in Sandymount Green on June 13th. Organised by Anthony Jordan, the focus of this year’s event is Major Robert Gregory, the son of Lady Augusta Gregory. This year marks the […]

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Gender equality plan at The Lir

Gender equality plan at The Lir

David Prendeville Last week, The Lir Academy, as well as a number of other Dublin and Irish-based theatre companies launched their plan to tackle gender inequality in the industry. The policy is described as “The Lir’s commitment to maintaining gender […]

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Heritage Alive in The Hive

Heritage Alive in The Hive

By Beibhinn Byrne To celebrate National Heritage week 2018, Donnybrook Tidy Towns with thanks to support from Dublin City Council presents the Beaver Row Players led by Glenda Cimino in a journey or more accurately a romp through Donnybrook’s history.  Presented through story, drama […]

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Poems in the park

By Kathrin Kobus     To celebrate Yeats’s birthday on June 13th there will be a poetry recital on Sandymount Green. The focus this year is on Lady Gregory’s son Robert on the centenary of his passing. This is the […]

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Mexican art on Raglan Road

by Paul Carton Between the months of April and June, the Mexican Embassy on Raglan road hosted an art exhibition. Colores de Mexico showcases over 25 artists from the homeland and was open to the general public at the embassy. […]

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Walking on Snow by Mary Guckian

By Kathrin Kobus 1956 7.1.1956 Cleaned out gripe at the hayshed and stone path where the manure would be cleaned out from the byre. Snow at night time. 8.1 1956 Freezing all day Sunday and during night time. 9.1.1956 A lot […]

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