Archive for the Culture Category

Artist in Profile: Sarah Rossney

Artist in Profile: Sarah Rossney

Dublin-based artist Sarah Rossney began working in stained glass and her style has evolved into the more intricate design of her contemporary paintings. Her works are a backdrop to people’s everyday lives and often capture the buildings and memories of […]

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Temple Bar Cultural Trust

Temple Bar Cultural Trust

For anyone who took advantage of the plethora of events that took place on Culture Night on 21st September and are wondering why things like that don’t happen more often, we have good news. Culture Night was started by the […]

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Art Clash

Art Clash

Art Clash is back. A meeting of night class and nightlife, where people who are curious about being creative but lack the confidence to face the competitive environment and attitude that comes with most art classes meet every Friday, from […]

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Finger on the Pulse at Windmill Lane

Finger on the Pulse at Windmill Lane

Have you ever been walking along Ringsend Road and popped into the garage for a chicken sandwich only to spy Lady Gaga over by the jumbo Wotsits reading the Evening Herald? Or have you ever popped into Ferrari’s on a […]

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Cursíolta: Sow Seeds, Grow Music

Cursíolta: Sow Seeds, Grow Music

“I don’t think opportunities happen to you, I believe you make your own opportunities and those opportunities lead to things happening for you,” says Emma O’Reilly, proprietor of Cursíolta, the newest and most vibrant musical initiative in Irish music. After […]

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Funny Bone Tune-up?

Funny Bone Tune-up?

A new musical comedy club night, the Fandora Club, which bills itself as ‘a show, inside a competition, inside a show’ takes place on the first Thursday of every month at The Grand Social just off the Ha’penny Bridge. The […]

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We Are Sailing

We Are Sailing

Now that the excitement of the Tall Ships is subsiding and we’ve begun to take stock of the enormous good it did, the challenge is to properly understand its legacy. The Tall Ships races are races for sail training. The […]

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The Cliffs of Moher One-Day Tour

The Cliffs of Moher One-Day Tour

One Saturday in September, I took a €40 day trip with The Dublin Tour Company to the Cliffs of Moher. I boarded the shuttle bus departing from outside the Dublin Discover Ireland Centre at Suffolk Street at 7am, where I […]

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Martin goes to the Fleadh Cheoil

Martin goes to the Fleadh Cheoil

On Saturday August 18th local man Martin Lawlor (right) and Banjo player Kieran Ferry set off for the Fleadh Cheoil in Cavan. They said they would be celebrating win, lose or draw. The standard of the bodhrán over 18s competition […]

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Sikh Heritage Thrives on Serpentine Avenue

Sikh Heritage Thrives on Serpentine Avenue

I went to Serpentine Avenue in Ballsbridge to visit the Dublin Gurdwara (gateway to the Guru) which is the central religious and cultural institution for the people of Sikh heritage living in Ireland. Every Sunday afternoon, up to 300 people […]

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