Archive for the Culture Category

LATEST RISING NEWS IN D4

LATEST RISING NEWS IN D4

Girl Mistaken for Sniper A tragic event has taken place in Dublin 4. Margaret Veale aged 13 years old, was ‘peeping’ out from her bedroom window on Haddington Road last Easter Monday, when she was showered with bullets. Investigations into […]

Read more

The Battle of Mount Street Bridge

The Battle of Mount Street Bridge

On Easter Monday, April 24th, 1916, as Pádraig Pearse, Commander of the Irish Rebels, prepared to read the Proclamation of the Irish Republic from the steps of the GPO, battalions of Irish Volunteers were occupying strategic positions throughout the city […]

Read more

The Young Volunteer

The Young Volunteer

Patrick Joseph Roe was one of the youngest Volunteers attached to The Irish Volunteers C. Company, 3rd Battalion, Dublin Brigade, who played a part in the Battle of Mount Street Bridge. Roe started a Fenian Group in Inchicore in 1912 […]

Read more

Ringsend Schoolboys Make 1916 Movie – The Legendary Death of O’Rahilly

Ringsend Schoolboys Make 1916 Movie  - The Legendary Death of O’Rahilly

A short film covering a school production of the 1916 rising, with the Sixth Class pupils of St Patrick’s Boys School in Ringsend, has recently been produced in the area. Key features of this short film were the reading of […]

Read more

Cinema Roundup April 8th

Cinema Roundup April 8th

The Irish Film Institute’s sci-fi season continues in grand style with a 70mm print of 2001: A Space Odyssey playing all week. One of the classics of the genre, Stanley Kubrick’s movie revolutionised special effects and changed sci-fi cinema forever. It’s […]

Read more

Cinema Roundup April 1st

Cinema Roundup April 1st

The Irish Film Institute opens a new season of classic science fiction with the excellent cold war British chiller The Day the Earth Caught Fire. After the US and USSR detonate nuclear missiles, the earth begins to move towards the sun. […]

Read more

Cinema Roundup March 25th

Two must see new releases this week; the first is Disorder, a French thriller starring European man of the moment Matthias Schoenaerts as a PTSD suffering soldier who takes a job guarding the wife and son of a shady businessman. Director Alice […]

Read more

Cinema Roundup March 18th

John Carpenter’s cult ’80s satire They Live plays Saturday night at the Lighthouse. The late wrestler/actor Roddy Piper gives an iconic performance as John Nada, a homeless construction worker who uncovers a David Icke style alien conspiracy. The movie is famous […]

Read more

Cinema Roundup March 11th

We’ve seen something of a revival of the horror genre lately and The Witch is the latest to push the boundaries of the form. Following a family of devoutly religious English settlers in 1630 America, the movie builds in atmosphere as […]

Read more

Cinema Roundup March 4th

Howard Hawks’ landmark 1940 screwball comedy His Girl Friday screens at the Irish Film Institute on Saturday afternoon, followed by a panel discussion focussing on the strength of its female lead, Rosalind Russell’s Hildy Johnson. With Russell and Cary Grant […]

Read more