Archive for the Culture Category

Student plays being performed at UCD this week

Student plays being performed at UCD this week

The UCD Drama Society will play host to several performances of two plays put together by the students between today and Friday October 28th. The Ride is a play written and directed by Tzarini Meyler. It is centred around Maggie, […]

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The Cinema Corner – October 21st

The Cinema Corner - October 21st

Horror fans will be spoilt for choice next week, but if you can’t wait that long you can catch Brian de Palma’s knockout adaptation of Stephen King’s Carrie late Friday night at the Lighthouse. Featuring a career defining performance from […]

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ALIGHT! brings dancing and art to Dublin 4

ALIGHT! brings dancing and art to Dublin 4

Residents of Ringsend, Irishtown, Sandymount and Pearse Street are invited to take part in ALIGHT!, a new dance, art and performance project. Beginning this Friday October 21st and running until February 2017, ALIGHT! is being coordinated by Dublin City Council […]

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The Cinema Corner – October 14th

The Cinema Corner - October 14th

The Lighthouse continue their David Lynch season with a screening of 1999’s The Straight Story on Wednesday. Loosely based on a true story, it tells the tale of Alvin Straight, an elderly man who rode a lawnmower across several states […]

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Anne Losty Byrne:Profile of an author

Anne Losty Byrne:Profile of an author

Anne Losty Byrne, a local of Pearse Street, has published a book on Amazon Kindle which was inspired from a holiday to Rome, entitled ‘That Year in Rome’. Losty-Byrne is a member of the St. Andrews writers group in Pearse […]

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Family viewing

Family viewing

Ringsend resident, Paul Mahon, has been making quite a name for himself, thanks to his popular DadVlog, which he launched on his birthday in February this year in preparation for the birth of his first child. Paul’s remarkable videos have […]

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The changing history of Merrion

The changing history of Merrion

Local historian, Charles Lysaght, former barrister and author of the book ‘Brendan Bracken’, which is now the feature of a current exhibition at the Little museum of Dublin, spoke to NewsFour about a lesser-known history of Merrion, including famous denizens […]

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Art for art’s sake

Art for art’s sake

Beautiful new street artwork has appeared in Dublin since the summer of 2015. Under the Dublin Canvas umbrella, a wide variety of artists, be they professional or talented amateurs, have an opportunity to exhibit their work directly on the streets […]

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Raglan Road: The Enchanted Way

Raglan Road: The Enchanted Way

If and when I wander down peaceful Raglan Road, I can only imagine the beauty that struck Patrick Kavanagh’s eyes on that fateful day when they landed on Hilda Moriarty (reputed as being one of the two most beautiful women […]

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A Grand day out

A Grand day out

To celebrate Heritage Week, NewsFour took to the streets and joined other curious walkers on a guided tour of The Grand Canal. A series of excursions were organised by the Royal Canal Amenity Group, an association set up in 1974 […]

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