Archive for the Culture Category

Raytown Exhibition launched by Lord Mayor

Raytown Exhibition launched by Lord Mayor

Central to the celebrations of the Ringsend Community Week was the Raytown Rebellion Exhibition, which took place in the CYMWS from April 25th – May 1st. The exhibition was launched by The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Sinn Féin councillor Críona […]

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NewsFour around the world

NewsFour around the world

Taken at the Malta Aquarium after a lovely day seeing all the fish are: Gerry and Barry Cahill of Cranfield place; Willie Kavanagh, Tritonville Road; & Ronnie Byrne, Tritonville Avenue. All were on holiday to celebrate Chris & Gerry Cahills […]

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Cinema Roundup June 3rd

Cinema Roundup June 3rd

The Measure of a Man is a gripping French drama that follows a recently unemployed fifty-something as he struggles to reintegrate himself into a workforce he no longer recognises. Anyone unfortunate enough to have spent time out of work will identify […]

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Cinema Roundup May 27th

Cinema Roundup May 27th

Director Whit Stillman adapts Jane Austen’s epistolary novella Lady Susan in energetic fashion with Love & Friendship. Kate Beckinsale delivers a career best performance as Lady Susan, a recent widow forced to find a husband due to the law of the […]

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Cinema Roundup May 20th

Cinema Roundup May 20th

Robert De Niro has been making bad movies now for a lot longer than he was making good ones, but three of those good ones are being shown at the Lighthouse this week. Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy features arguably […]

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Cinema Roundup May 13th

Cinema Roundup May 13th

The members of a punk band find themselves fighting for their lives against a Neo-Nazi gang led by Patrick Stewart in the outstanding thriller Green Room. A throwback to the gritty genre movies of the 1970s, this one grips you from […]

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Cinema Roundup May 6th

Cinema Roundup May 6th

There’s an abundance of riches on offer for Dublin movie lovers this week so it’s tough to single out a movie of the week, but I’m going to have to opt for Robert Altman’s 1977 gem 3 Women, as it’s probably the only […]

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Cinema Roundup April 29th

Cinema Roundup April 29th

2016 has been a fantastic year for movies and we’ve been spoilt for choice with both new releases and screenings of classics. This is the weakest week we’ve had this year but Hungarian holocaust drama Son of Saul is one I […]

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Cinema Roundup April 22nd

Cinema Roundup April 22nd

A new season of the films of Robert De Niro and Al Pacino begins at the Lighthouse on Tuesday with the former starring in a 35mm screening of Martin Scorsese’s classic Mean Streets. The low budget mob drama introduced the director […]

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The Culinary Corner 1916: A taste of the time

The Culinary Corner 1916: A taste of the time

Today it is hard for us to imagine what life was like in 1916. Now we take for granted the variety of food that is on offer and a walk around Dublin can allow us to taste the cuisine of […]

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