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Aer Lingus fundraising takes off

Actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson recently met with Aer Lingus Change for Good Ambassadors to celebrate 21 Years partnership of the Change for Good Appeal. Donations from Aer Lingus guests this year have helped to raise over $1.2million […]

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Covanta Fund – the full details

By Paul O’Rourke Many of you will have seen our online story before Christmas detailing the lucky recipients of funding from “The Dublin Waste to Energy Community Gain Projects Grant Scheme 2017”, or “The Covanta Fund” as we like to […]

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The Cinema Corner – February 9th

The Cinema Corner - February 9th

Bulgarian drama Glory tells the story of a mentally challenged railroad worker who does the right thing in handing over a bag full of money he finds discarded by some train tracks, only to have his watch go missing at […]

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Look Back in Anger Opens at The Gate

John Osborne’s most renowned 1956 play, which earned that generation the moniker, ‘angry young men,’ established him as an enfant terrible of English theatre and set his playwriting career off to an explosive start, is currently being staged at The […]

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The Cinema Corner – February 2nd

The Cinema Corner - February 2nd

Featuring what is reportedly Daniel Day Lewis’s final performance, Phantom Thread is a stunningly realised relationship drama set in the high fashion world of 1950s London. Lewis is outstanding as Reynolds Woodcock, a narcissistic fashion designer whose independence is challenged […]

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Scratch the Itch on Pearse Street

This month’s Classic Film Club screening at Pearse Street Library takes place this afternoon, Wednesday 31st January, at 2pm. It’s The Seven Year Itch, the first film in a Billy Wilder season. Both language exchanges will also take place this […]

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The Cinema Corner – January 26th

The Cinema Corner - January 26th

Slasher movies were everywhere in the late ’70s and early ’80s. While most were cheaply and poorly cash-ins, the fad did give us a few gems. One of the best is 1981’s My Bloody Valentine, a Canadian thriller noted for […]

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The Cinema Corner – January 19th

The Cinema Corner - January 19th

Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest collaboration with Daniel Day Lewis, Phantom Thread, doesn’t hit Irish cinemas for another couple of weeks, but you can catch their previous pairing, 2007’s There Will Be Blood, screening from a 35mm print Saturday night at […]

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Holiday Show Winners Announced

And the winners of the three sets of family tickets to visit the Holiday World Show at the RDS from January 26 to 28 are: 1. Gretta Doyle, Avoca 2. Nobby Usher, Bray 3. Karen Tilly, Bath Avenue Tickets are […]

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The Cinema Corner – January 12th

The Cinema Corner - January 12th

Gary Oldman picked up a Best Actor award at the Golden Globes for his performance as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. It really is the definitive screen portrayal of the wartime Prime Minister. Joe Wright’s film focusses on the early […]

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