Archive for the Culture Category

Sporting history beyond the Oval Rugbytown: The Sporting History of D4

Sporting history beyond the Oval Rugbytown: The Sporting History of D4

‘Rugbytown: The Sporting History of D4’, a recent book release by local history and sports enthusiast, Kurt Kullmann, was recently launched at Railway Union Clubhouse, Sandymount. The book explains in great detail the history of the many sports clubs and […]

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Reading thrills and horrors – ‘The Misery Hill Murders’

Reading thrills and horrors -  ‘The Misery Hill Murders’

The Misery Hill Murders are an intriguing set of short stories. In his book the well-known filmmaker and archivist, Pat Larkin, writes about Misery Hill, a medieval lepers’ colony and gallows pole for pirates in the 1500s. All of the […]

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Special bus will navigate voyage of cultural discovery

Special bus will navigate voyage of cultural discovery

ALIGHT!, an exciting new dance, art and performance project coordinated by Dublin-based dance company CoisCeim, is looking for creative involvement from community members in Ringsend, Irishtown, Sandymount and Pearse Street. CoisCeim has already facilitated taster workshops in the area and […]

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The Cinema Corner – December 9th

The Cinema Corner - December 9th

The holiday season just isn’t complete without a screening of Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life. Now rightly considered a classic, it’s hard to believe the movie failed to turn a profit at the box office on its initial 1946 […]

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Pembroke Hall turns back the clock

Pembroke Hall turns back the clock

City of Dublin Education and Training Board, current residents of the historic Pembroke Town Hall in Ballsbridge, held a 1916 commemoration on the 15th and 16th of October to showcase their fabulous home. Entitled: The Clerk’s Tale and Other Stories, […]

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Tech is my medium – RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition

Tech is my medium - RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition

The inaugural RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition, showcasing the work of some of the best and most exciting artists coming out of Ireland’s art colleges this year, was launched in the RDS Concert Hall on October 25th. Exhibiting artists were […]

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Dog skating at the RDS

Dog skating at the RDS

With some 20% of Irish homes owning a dog and 14% having a cat, this year’s Pet Expo, held at the RDS in October, was sure to be a big success. Under new management and now in its tenth year, […]

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New exhibition at Science Gallery

New exhibition at Science Gallery

Science Gallery, the exhibition, theatre and studio space based on the edge of Trinity College campus at Pearse Street, is currently housing an interesting and challenging exhibition entitled ‘Design and Violence: What happens when creativity, art and engineering collide with […]

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The Cinema Corner – December 2nd

The Cinema Corner - December 2nd

The Lighthouse’s David Lynch season comes to a close in style this week with a new 30th anniversary print of the director’s finest work, 1986’s Blue Velvet. Set in the small town of Lumberton, it’s an often surreal thriller that […]

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The Cinema Corner – November 25th

The Cinema Corner - November 25th

Preston Sturges’ 1941 comic masterpiece Sullivan’s Travels plays Monday evening at the Irish Film Institute. Joel McCrea is the pretentious filmmaker who disguises himself as a hobo to add authenticity to his next movie, a patronising look at poverty. Along the […]

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