Archive for the Culture Category

Shelly Banksy

Shelly Banksy

A mystery has just landed under the radar of NewsFour. It has come to our attention that there appears to be a new street artist in town, with his/her work emblazoned on sign posts sprinkled throughout the Ringsend-Irishtown and Sandymount […]

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Double Ties To The Rising

Double Ties To The Rising

Given the patriotic surge that has encapsulated the nation regarding the 1916 Easter Rising, it comes as no surprise that family ties to the aforementioned events will come into focus. Irishtown local Frances Bradshaw is no exception to this, although […]

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When two paths lead to one – A tale of two brothers

When two paths lead to one -  A tale of two brothers

The faces of those who died in the Rising of 1916 are not all known to us. There are many names and lives that have disappeared or are remembered in the stories of the families of the dead who carry […]

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Drama in Dublin 4

Drama in Dublin 4

‘25 to Clanwilliam’, a play penned by Anthony O’Reardon, tells the story of the ferocious Battle of Mount Street Bridge from the perspective of the thirteen volunteers who on April 26th, 1916, were at the centre of an heroic effort […]

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Captain Richard Balfe of Irishtown

Captain Richard Balfe of Irishtown

The events that took place in Dublin at Easter 1916 has since left the city with whispers of heroic ghosts and the Dublin 4 area has a dense concentration of tales that have been preserved intact through generations of oral […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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