Archive for the Culture Category

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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A craft in the making

A craft in the making

The recession put a lot of time in people’s hands with limited opportunities, but with a strong will to survive and an encouragement for entrepreneurship across the nation the Irish microbrewery industry was born. Benefiting from a 50% reduction in […]

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The Cinema Corner – October 7th

The Cinema Corner - October 7th

Ahead of the release of her latest gem, American Honey (which I’ll rave about next week), the Irish Film Institute is hosting a retrospective of the work of Andrea Arnold, arguably the most talented woman filmmaker working today. This week […]

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Documentary screening in Herbert Park

Documentary screening in Herbert Park

The Dublin City Council will host a free screening of the documentary Atlantic in Herbert Park tomorrow. The film focuses on three small fishing communities – one in Ireland, one in Norway and one in Newfoundland. It explores the two […]

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The Cinema Corner – September 30th

The Cinema Corner - September 30th

With Twin Peaks returning to TV next year, there’s a renewed interest in the work of filmmaker David Lynch, and this week the Lighthouse cinema kicks off a comprehensive season of his movies. Tonight you can catch his divisive adaptation […]

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The Cinema Corner – September 23rd

The Cinema Corner - September 23rd

The best of the week’s new releases is Little Men, a very human drama which takes as its focus the friendship of two 13-year-old boys whose parents become embroiled in a financial dispute. The film commendably refuses to make either […]

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The Cinema Corner – September 19th

The Cinema Corner - September 19th

New Zealand’s smash hit comic drama Hunt for the Wilderpeople arrives on our shores this week, and it’s every bit as enjoyable as the hype suggests. Sam Neill is outstanding as the gruff widower who finds himself the subject of […]

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Social media play debuting at Fringe

Social media play debuting at Fringe

BlackCatfishMusketeer by Malaprop, a Dublin-based collective of theatre-makers will debut next week as part of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival. A play focusing on a group of people who get to know each other through screens, BlackCatfishMusketeer is a reflection […]

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Poetry and Music in Pearse Street Library

Poetry and Music in Pearse Street Library

As part of Culture Night, Pearse Street Library will present an evening of poetry readings and musical performances this Friday. The library will re-open from 6pm-9pm and the evening will begin with readings from the acclaimed poets Catherine Ann Cullen […]

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New plays by MFA Playwriting students at the Lir

New plays by MFA Playwriting students at the Lir

Scripted, a showcase of new plays by this year’s graduating MFA (Master of Fine Arts) Playwrights will take place at The Lir Academy this Saturday. Over the course of their studies, the graduates have been taught by playwrights, dramaturges and […]

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