Archive for the Culture Category

Edward Dowden Plaque

Edward Dowden Plaque

Residents of Wellington Road in Ballsbridge might have noticed a new plaque adorning the façade of No 50. The name on it is Edward Dowden, who lived there for several years in the 1870s, referred to it as his “fixed […]

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Milestone for Riverside choir

Milestone for Riverside choir

2016 will bring the centenary of the Rising that led to the birth of our nation. This April however, O’Connell Street will have to share centre stage with the renowned Riverside Choir, who will mark a decade of providing musical […]

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Cinema Roundup February 12th

The great 1973 Spanish civil war drama The Spirit of the Beehive screens at the Irish Film Institute on Monday with an intro by critic Michael Doherty. After a viewing of Frankenstein, a young girl becomes convinced the creature is hiding […]

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Revolutionary Art

Revolutionary Art

Given the year we currently find ourselves in, it has become increasingly difficult to turn a street corner without seeing a poster regarding the Easter Rising of 1916 or indeed even become embroiled in a debate regarding the significance of […]

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Dublin Remembers 1916

Dublin Remembers 1916

NewsFour attended the launch for Dublin City Council Public Libraries’ 1916/2016 Centenary Programme ‘Dublin Remembers 1916’ on Wednesday 13th January in Pearse Street Library. ‘Citizens In Conflict: Dublin 1916’ was the inaugural exhibition on the first night, as the DCC […]

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1916: An engrossing book

1916: An engrossing book

Surely no one could have missed that this Easter is the centennial anniversary of the Easter Rising of 1916. It is being commemorated everywhere, and why not – the rising was a pivotal event in the development of this country. […]

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Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle

Much has been written about the reasons people risk their lives to flee conflict and misery at home. There are endless stories of pain, degradation and horror on the journey to the Calais refugee camp in France, which is called […]

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Graphic Explorations In Print

Graphic Explorations In Print is a showcase of work produced by graphic design students at Distillers Press from 1983 up to the modern day. The exhibition had its debut last December and is running in the National Print Museum in […]

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Cinema Roundup February 5th

Cinema Roundup February 5th

There’s not much to get cinema-goers’ adrenaline rushing this week. The best of a mediocre bunch is Trumbo, the story of acclaimed Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who found himself blacklisted for most of the 1950s due to his communist leanings. Breaking […]

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Chinese New Year Festival returns for ninth year

Chinese New Year Festival returns for ninth year

Learn all about Chinese culture as the Chinese New Year Festival welcomes the Year of the Monkey! All will be welcome to experience the celebrations as the city plays host to the festival from February 6 to 21. Dubliners will […]

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