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Gerard Byrne appointed Artist-in-Residence at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

BYDavid Prendeville In August, Gerard Byrne, one of Ireland’s leading contemporary artists, whose studio is based in Ranelagh, became Artist-in-Residence at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. As part of the commemorative celebration of the Gardens’ 160 years in existence, he was […]

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Autumnal preparations in the garden

BY Susan O’Brien In local parks and along our neighbourhood streets, the green leaf tones of summer are slowly giving way to lime tree yellows and orange tones of the chestnut. All around, there is a sense of a rising […]

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Reaping what you sow: Harvest edition

BY Geneva Pattison Autumn is a peaceful affair. We’re winding down from a jam-packed Summer and have a break before the Winter festivities and exciting Christmas rush. Autumn could be considered the gardener’s Christmas with the amount of gifts it […]

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Spooky but not scary

BY Daragh Doyle from the EPIC On the 28th October otherworldly will descend upon the vaults of the CHQ building in historic Dublin Docklands, as spirits big and small will gather for the inaugural family Samhain festival! The EPIC The […]

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Vinyl Festival returns for a second spin

Following the success of its 2018 event, the much–anticipated Vinyl Festival returns to Dún Laoghaire in November, promising once again to be an unmissable experience for music fans and vinyl record aficionados alike. The festival will take place in a […]

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Horrorthon returns to IFI

David Prendeville The annual Horrorthon returns to the newly-refurbished IFI this month, running from Thursday, October 24th to Monday, October 28th. This year’s festival will open on Thursday 24th with the Irish premiere of Abe Forsythe’s zom-com Little Monsters starring […]

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The Promise Maker

BY Eoin Meegan The Secret Life of Ashley Brown was the first book by new Irish writer George Fitzgerald, which was widely acclaimed on its release. Now the sequel ‘The Promise Maker’ is here. ‘Ashley Brown’, for those of you […]

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Mind-Body Extravaganza at RDS

BY Eoin Meegan The Dublin Mind Body Experience will make a welcome return to the RDS this autumn after a few years’ absence, featuring many old favourites along with a sprinkling of new ones in the field of holistic health […]

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Lions cook up a storm for Haddington Road School

BY Annie Gribbin Summer is over for another year, but one of the most successful and memorable events of this August was the Ballsbridge Lions Club first BBQ, which was held in the Bishop’s Garden St Mary’s Road. Over 300 […]

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BusConnects: A September saga

BY Kathrin Kobus BusConnects is back on the agenda after the summer. Four months have passed since the first round of consultations were completed, and residents had the chance to contact the planners with their submissions and suggestions. Three community […]

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