Archive for the Culture Category

Play Review: ‘The Tenements’

Play Review: ‘The Tenements’

‘The Tenements’ was written by Paul Kennedy for the Waters Edge Community Drama group and was presented to the public in Ringsend/Irishtown Community Centre on Wednesday May 24th – 26th. The community group who performed this lively play are part […]

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The Citizens’ Breakfast

The Citizens’ Breakfast

Bloomsday is just around the corner yet again and a special new event will have its inauguration this year in Dublin 4. ‘The Citizen’s Breakfast’ is a community play that will be performed on Shelbourne Road on June 16th, and […]

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The game of war

The game of war

At the time of the 1916 Rising many Irishmen had already volunteered to fight a different war. The Great War in Europe began on July 28th, 1914, and lasted until November 11th, 1918. It is estimated that some 350,000 Irishmen […]

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Rolling on the Riverfest

Rolling on the Riverfest

This June bank holiday weekend will once again see the return of the Dublin Port Riverfest. The weekend-long event is organised by the Dublin Port Company and also by the Docklands Business Forum. Spectators at this year’s festivities can expect […]

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A Proclamation for schoolchildren

A Proclamation for schoolchildren

This year, as part of the 1916 centenary celebrations, March 15th was designated Proclamation Day. Every school in Ireland was invited to write a new Proclamation for 2016, using the 1916 Proclamation as a foundation. The intention was that the […]

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Volunteering at St Mary’s

Volunteering at St Mary’s

Have you ever thought of volunteering but unsure how to go about it or what it may entail? In honour of ‘National Volunteering Week’ which took place between May 16th and 22nd, NewsFour met with Joan Kiernan from St. Mary’s […]

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The Cinema Corner – June 10th

The Cinema Corner - June 10th

It’s a poor week for movies at the cinema, and with distributors avoiding clashing with Euro 2016, June is set to be a rough month for cinemagoers. So this week, seeing as we’re just about at the halfway point of […]

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Seditious Types

Seditious Types

A new exhibition recently opened in the National Print Museum on May 7th, which will run on until September. ‘Seditious Types, Legacy of the Printers of 1916’ opened earlier this month seeking to engage the public in a fresh understanding […]

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Ark angel

Ark angel

“What’s the best thing about the Council?” “Everything!” So says Naoise Byrne, a fifth class student at St. Patrick’s National Girls School, Cambridge Road. Naoise is a member of The Children’s Council an initiative run by The Ark, Ireland’s only […]

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From Pearse St to Sing St a musical journey

From Pearse St to Sing St a musical journey

NewsFour met with Connor Hamilton a local actor and musician from Pearse Street after his performance in the recent hit film ‘Sing Street’. NewsFour drew up a profile of this aspiring and prolific individual whose passion for music and for […]

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