Archive for the Culture Category

To Hell or Monto

To Hell or Monto

“Monto” is still a word that slips from the lips of Dubliners often, with an air of affectionate or roguish allusion. Monto was, of course, the infamous red-light district named for Montgomery Street (now Foley Street) and enclosed within the […]

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Cinema Roundup May 29th

Cinema Roundup May 29th

With a new documentary on the life of Sam Fuller currently playing, the Irish Film Institute is screening a double bill of two of his best movies on Sunday afternoon. Shock Corridor is a thrilling social drama set in a psychiatric […]

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Cinema Roundup May 22nd

Cinema Roundup May 22nd

There’s a poor selection of new releases this week, the best of which is French drama The New Girlfriend, in which a young woman is shocked to discover her dead friend’s husband is secretly a transvestite. Writer-director Francois Ozon handles this […]

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Bringing History Alive

Bringing History Alive

Join the Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society as they Bring History Alive! Three speakers will hold court in the CHQ Building this weekend, to give an insight into historical and social developments involving Dockland communities and the wider Dublin population […]

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Dublin2020 Café Conversations

Dublin2020 Café Conversations

Dublin City Council invites you for a coffee and a chat to help shape Dublin’s bid to host the European Capital of Culture in 2020! With the help of Green Hat, Dublin City Council is hosting Café Conversations throughout the […]

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Cinema Roundup May 15th

There are some gems for movie lovers this week. The best of the lot is The Tribe, a fascinating Ukrainian drama set in a boarding school for the deaf. Playing out entirely through sign language with no narration or subtitles, it’s […]

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Caroline Canning’s Poolbeg

Caroline Canning's Poolbeg

Get a new perspective on Poolbeg as Ranelagh Arts Centre hosts Caroline Canning’s exhibition. Caroline Canning is an intuitive, physical artist, who has been engaging with her art for the past 15 years.

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April’s Photo Comp results in!

April's Photo Comp results in!

NewsFour readers have cast their vote on which of April’s photos they prefer to reach the final! The top five voted photographs are to be picked each month and these get brought to the final in November, where the 12 […]

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Cinema Roundup May 8th

If you’re hyped for next week’s release of Mad Max: Fury Road, you can avail of two opportunities to take in a double bill of the first two installments of George Miller’s post-apocalyptic action saga. On Saturday night the movies […]

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Cinema Roundup May 1st

Cinema Roundup May 1st

Fellini’s 8½ has been lovingly restored by the BFI and opens this week at the Irish Film Institute. It’s a stunning portrait of artistic procrastination, inspired by Fellini’s bout of writer’s block. Marcello Mastroianni delivers one of the most iconic performances […]

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