Archive for the Culture Category

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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Cinema Roundup January 29th

Cinema Roundup January 29th

Another Oscar front runner arrives on Dublin screens this week, but this one is actually worthwhile. Spotlight tells the true life tale of The Boston Globe investigation that exposed the extent of sexual abuse covered up by the Catholic Church. Unlike most […]

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Cinema Roundup January 22nd

Cinema Roundup January 22nd

It’s a packed week of releases with movies that are good, movies that are bad, and movies that are so bad they’re good. The must see is The Assassin, a stunning Chinese period martial arts drama. If, like me, your knowledge […]

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Cinema Roundup January 15th

We’re well and truly into awards season and this week sees the arrival of three of the main contenders. The best is Creed, the latest installment in the Rocky saga. This one sees Stallone acting as mentor to the son of […]

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Remembering Ringsend in 1916

Remembering Ringsend in 1916

Want to find out about Ringsend during the 1916 Rising? Ringsend College is running a free ten-week course from tomorrow! All are welcome to attend Remembering Ringsend in 1916, which will not only delve into what was happening in Ringsend […]

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