Archive for the Culture Category

Easter Arts Week at the Spellman Centre

Easter Arts Week at the Spellman Centre

NewsFour attended a 1916 arts workshop for children on Tuesday, March 21st. This is part of an annual series of events run in conjunction with the RCSF and facilitated by the Spellman Centre in Irishtown. This year, the events featured […]

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Cinema Roundup April 15th

Cinema Roundup April 15th

Three of the best movies I’ve seen all year open this week, the best of the trio being Japanese drama Our Little Sister. The story of three twenty-something sisters who take in their newly discovered 14-year-old stepsister, it’s the feel good movie […]

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Another major film award for Sandymount dance teacher

Another major film award for Sandymount dance teacher

NewsFour would like to offer warm congratulations to Ingrid Nachstern (who was profiled in our last issue) and her colleague, videographer Luca Truffarelli, who have another trophy to add to their haul. Ingrid’s Night Star Dance Company production Table Manners/Stopping […]

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Dress for Success Dublin

Dress for Success Dublin

As we settle into the season of daffodils, Easter eggs and scrupulous cleaning and decluttering (also known as spring cleaning), I suspect there are currently households across the Dublin 4 area clearing out their closets and emptying their drawers in […]

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We Could Be Heroes

We Could Be Heroes

As our readers will no doubt know by this stage, this year marks the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising. Many honourable people gave their lives so that Irish men and women could lead lives of dignity and value ruled […]

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The ‘Bard’ of Ringsend

The ‘Bard’ of Ringsend

In the 70’s, RTE were doing a lot of documentaries about the inner city. In their wisdom they decided to do a piece on The Bard of Ringsend. The crew assembled in RTE on a beautiful August Monday morning. There […]

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Engineering the future

Engineering the future

Engineers Week is a week-long series of activities co-ordinated by Engineers Ireland in strategic partnership with Science Foundation Ireland, with the goal of promoting engineering to students at primary and post-primary school level. Engineers Week ran from February 28th to […]

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Forgotten Hero

Forgotten Hero

In Glasnevin Cemetery, concealed behind the honoured tombstones of our past heroes, lies an unimposing, humble headstone with the inscription ‘Margaret Keogh, Died for Ireland.’ Who was this woman about whom there is so little known? She was a mere […]

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In search of ‘Waterfront News’

In search of ‘Waterfront News’

The‘Waterfront News’ was a monthly publication that was in circulation between 1961 and 1973 which covered the wider docklands area. The Dublin Docklands Preservation Society (DDPS) as part of their ongoing efforts to archive the rich cultural history associated with […]

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Books Ireland: 40 years and flourishing

Books Ireland: 40 years and flourishing

Sandymount has a number of literary links, from Joyce’s Bloomsday walk on June 16th to the birthplace of W. B. Yeats on Sandymount Avenue. However, a lesser-known but equally relevant literary connection that continues to this day is the residence […]

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