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Open invitation from the Lord Mayor of Dublin!

Open invitation from the Lord Mayor of Dublin!

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland, has extended a public invitation to the Mansion House, for all interested in attending UNESCO World Book & Copyright Day.

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Looking Smart – Technology You Can Wear

Peter McNamara Smart clothes are those enhanced with technology to add functionality beyond traditional use. Most smart clothes are made from advanced textiles with interwoven circuitry. Sensors and additional hardware can also be embedded for further smart functionality. Also known […]

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And The Winner Is… 2022 Oscar Preview

B.J. Quinn The 94th Academy Awards are due to take place on March 27 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. After last year’s low-key ceremony – delayed because of the pandemic and featuring movies that, for the most part, sidestepped […]

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20 Films to see in 2022 What will be on view in the months ahead?

David Prendeville The Souvenir Part 2 Local company Element Pictures has joined forces with BBC Films to bring to life Joanna Hogg’s follow-up to the sumptuous autobiographical original. The film was honoured with being named best film of 2021 (where […]

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Butterfly, trans family drama coming to TG4.

Butterfly, trans family drama coming to TG4.

The drama deals with the sesitive topic of a family supporting their transgender pre-teen daughter Maxine (formerly Max) in her fight for acknowledgement of her chosen gender.

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Samuel Beckett’s Endgame at the Gate

David Prendeville Running throughout February and until March 26th is the Gate’s highly anticipated production of Samuel Beckett’s classic Endgame, from Broadway director Danya Taymor. This r evival of the seminal comic-tragic masterpiece sees Taymor make her Gate debut following […]

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Love Streams : The 6 Best Valentine’s Day Movies Currently Streaming

B.J. Quinn It’s February, which means that the next special occasion on everyone’s mind is Valentine’s Day. Of course we would all love to wine and dine our significant other across fancy bars and restaurants, however, with COVID what it […]

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MOLI 2022 young writers bursary

The museum of Literature Ireland (MOLI) has just announced an exciting new venture for young writers across the country. The Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary will be a five day immersive programme for fifteen students from all over Ireland.

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The Last Duel Ireland Shines in this Modern Medieval Epic

B.J. Quinn Remember Lockdown #1? Cast your mind back to a time of soda bread recipes, viral sea shanties, insufferable Zoom quizzes and, yes, Matt Damon. The Hollywood superstar and his family were holed up in Dalkey while the actor […]

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Lights. Camera. Social Action! Walk in My Shoes launches mental health short-film competition with €1,000 cash prize

B.J. Quinn Walk in My Shoes, the flagship awareness-raising campaign of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, is calling on students and budding filmmakers across Ireland to submit short films or TikTok videos that promote a positive mental health message, tackle […]

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