Archive for the Culture Category

A Look Back at the Year in Film

David Prendeville Another tumultuous year for cinema draws to a close. As we headed into the latter months of 2021 the outlook for cinemas and the film industry in general has been boosted somewhat. Hits such as the much delayed […]

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A Holly Jolly Netflix Our top 6 film picks for the Christmas season

B.J. Quinn It’s that time of year again! A time for love and cheer, for family and friends. But, most importantly, Christmas is a time where we get the opportunity to sit down, watch a heap of films and scoff […]

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An Exclusive Interview With André Rieu

Geneva Pattison Newsfour is extremely proud to have gained access to an exclusive interview with the ‘King of the Waltz’, André Rieu! The interview was created especially to check in with his Irish fans during this special time of year, […]

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The Man, the Myth, the Movie Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins at 25

B.J. Quinn Much like crisp sandwiches, a game of slaps or defacing school property with a pointy “S”, for a lot of my generation, Michael Collins (1996) was a childhood staple. An absent school teacher? Not to worry, here comes […]

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Electric Picnic Debacle Redolent of a Deeper Malaise in the Government’s Handling of the Arts Sector During Covid

David Prendeville One of the few constants in this government’s ramshackle reign has been the disregard and contempt which it has shown the arts sector. This came to a head recently with the decision to not allow Electric Picnic to […]

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The Endurance of Love openhearted: Eighty Years of Love, Loss, Laughter and Letting Go. Ann Ingle

The Endurance of Love openhearted: Eighty Years of Love, Loss, Laughter and Letting Go.    Ann Ingle

Eoin Meegan Ann Ingle is a wonderful writer, warm, witty, and clearly with a story to tell. Growing up in London in a working class family she was in every way the typical English girl. That was until she met […]

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Album Review Fever Dreams A Balm for the Soul

B.J. Quinn On reflection, this past summer wasn’t too shabby: we learned to dine al fresco, enjoyed blue skies and, if you happened to be fully vaxed with a cert to prove it, flew across those skies to even sunnier […]

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Review: What Day Is It? Who Gives A F*ck.

Review: What Day Is It? Who Gives A F*ck.

What can we do to relieve some of the internal stress? Write it all down and let it all out, just as Jan Brierton has done.

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Scream While You Stream Our top 6 film picks for the Halloween season

B.J. Quin Netflix Candyman 1992 Intrigued by local legends, Helen investigates the myths and superstitions surrounding the one-armed Candyman. However, she confronts her worst nightmare when a series of murders start taking place.  In recent months you may have heard […]

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Play Preview: ‘Stronger’ by Geoff Power

David Prendeville A much-anticipated new play is running until October 9th at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin. Multi-award-winning theatre company Gúna Nua are overseeing the world premiere run of Stronger, a new drama inspired by true events. The play […]

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