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Artist in Profile: Nicola Kelly

Artist in Profile: Nicola Kelly

Nicola Kelly is a self taught artist from Bray Co. Wicklow. During 2007 she began painting using acrylics and more recently oils, she is influenced by surrealism right through to street art. Her earlier work is reminiscent and inspired by […]

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Has the Web Killed the Record Store?

Has the Web Killed the Record Store?

As a music-obsessed teen in the mid-nineties, I would often spend my Saturday afternoons traversing Dublin’s numerous record shops, blackening my thumbs with the dust of a thousand record sleeves. Even if I didn’t make a purchase, (being a broke […]

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Fair Lady’s Dark Past

Fair Lady's Dark Past

In Mount Jerome Cemetery in Dublin’s Harold’s Cross rests an unspoken piece of Hollywood history. There you can find the grave of one Anthony Hepburn-Ruston. His name may be meaningless to you, but if you read the inscription you’ll see […]

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City Fox Controversy

City Fox Controversy

In light of a recent much-publicised fox attack in the UK, Fine Gael Councillor Edie Wynne has expressed her concern over a perceived increase of the fox populations in urban areas of Dublin. Reacting to appeals from citizens, Cllr Wynne […]

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Author in Profile: Eamonn Fingleton

Author in Profile: Eamonn Fingleton

With so many sadly emigrating, Eamonn Fingleton is one Irish man who returned home recently after living in London, New York and Tokyo for many years. He is now a local in Dublin 4. Fingleton is a world-renowned author in […]

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Crazy about Camping

Crazy about Camping

I got married in a 5 star resort in the Caribbean. I’ve never hugged a tree in my life. And the thought of being nearly ten miles from the nearest flushed toilet left me with chills. So when my husband’s […]

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But isn’t science boring?

But isn't science boring?

If you think science is boring you must have never visited the Science Gallery on Pearse Street. It is a public science center, ‘where art and science collide’. Exhibitions are represented by diverse fields of study from ìgeneral nerdinessî to […]

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Book Review – Dublin’s Working Prams by Susan Weir

Book Review - Dublin's Working Prams by Susan Weir

In the 1970s newborn babies from Holles Street Maternity Hospital were brought to Westland Row Church for Christening before they left hospital, in case they died. A local lady Lena Redmond was a street trader at the time and Lena, […]

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Sandymount Slaveys

Sandymount Slaveys

I recently read a book called Shadow and Sun by Neil Campbell, the son of James Campbell, the minister of the old Presbyterian Church on the junction of Tritonville Road, Sandymount that was demolished back in 1999. The grounds of […]

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Sail The High Seas In The Tall Ships!

Sail The High Seas In The Tall Ships!

Sail Training Ireland are delighted to announce a series of sail training voyages on a variety of Tall Ships in 2013. The aim is to increase the number of tall ship sea voyages to and from the country. The opportunity […]

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