Archive for the Culture Category

Cinema Roundup August 28th

Cinema Roundup August 28th

A newly restored print of Antonioni’s classic of alienation and ennui, L’Eclisse, plays at the Irish Film Institute. Just out of one relationship, Monica Vitti enters another with Alain Delon. One of the great Italian’s finest works, it features, as […]

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Wesleyans and Hatters of Beaver Row

Wesleyans and Hatters of Beaver Row

Learn about Donnybrook’s hidden history of Wesleyans and Mad Hatters this weekend! In 1813, Mr John Wright and his two brothers set up a beaver hat factory in Donnybrook, building a row of cottages to house its workers. These workers […]

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Dig Where You Stand

Dig Where You Stand

Claim your history with Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society! The Docklands have a rich cultural history which is in danger of being forgotten in more modern times, as Declan Byrne from the DDWPS points out: “From the 1900s to the […]

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Big Birthday for WB Yeats

Big Birthday for WB Yeats

June 13th saw dozens of people converge on Sandymount Green to pay tribute to one of Sandymount’s most famous sons, celebrated Irish poet William Butler Yeats. It was a glorious Saturday morning and the demographics of the crowd reflected those […]

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Cinema Roundup August 21st

Cinema Roundup August 21st

William Friedkin’s 1985 cop thriller To Live and Die in L.A. gets a 35mm screening in the Lighthouse Friday night. Soaked in neon with a pulsing new wave synth score, the movie is as ’80s as it gets, and an […]

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Preserving the Port’s Past

Preserving the Port’s Past

Strong efforts are being made to bring us something which NewsFour is surprised doesn’t already exist – a museum dedicated to the long and rich history of our beloved docklands and those who lived and worked there. CHL Consulting Ltd. […]

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The Latin Connection

The Latin Connection

Artist George Campbell is a name that can be added to the list of talented Irish people who found ultimate appreciation on foreign soil. Joyce, Beckett, Wilde, Wogan and Father Ted are but a few whose genius was only realised […]

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Disrupting the Art Business

Disrupting the Art Business

Digitisation is the future of business and one woman has already sprung from the starting blocks in the race to get ahead of the competition. Kritika Ashok is the founder of myartgallery.ie, a concept that is revolutionising the art business, […]

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Heritage Week 2015

Heritage Week 2015

Check out the exciting events happening around Dublin 4 as Heritage Week kicks off this weekend! Among the events scheduled for Pearse Street Library are Connections – From Time to Place Through Our Memories, which will see Adelle Hickey create […]

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Art on the Docks

Art on the Docks

Focussed support for creative arts is in the pipeline for the Docklands Business to Arts, a membership-based registered charity, in collaboration with Dublin City Council and the Dublin Docklands Development Authority, have set-up the Docklands Arts Fund. The fund is […]

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