Arts & Culture

Where the streets have a name . . .

Where the streets have a name . . .

From Educating Rita (1983) to Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast (2021), Ringsend has played a key part in Ireland’s silver screen triumphs, with multiple well-known productions having used the D4 suburb as a shooting location over the last several decades. So it’s only fitting that a plaque

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Discover the delight of a Candlelit Concert

Discover the delight of a Candlelit Concert

If you are looking for an unforgettable, captivating, multi-sensory live musical experience then why not get yourself a ticket for a Candlelit Concert.
St Andrew’s Church in Westland Row was transformed into an enchanting, magical setting amid hundreds

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Book Review: The Crystalline Crucible by Adam Rowan

Book Review: The Crystalline Crucible by Adam Rowan

After the success of his first book The Republic of Reality, Irish Author Adam Rowan’s second outing The Crystalline Crucible has just been published. The Crystalline Crucible revolves around the main character, Maxwell Jacobs, a neurodivergent 21-year-old with a passion for knights, Tetris and cheese sandwiches,

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Let’s Get Digital!

Let’s Get Digital!

Film Ireland is the country’s longest-running film publication. Since its establishment in 1987, it has been your ultimate guide to all things related to the dynamic cinematic landscape of Ireland, covering everything from huge popcorn blockbusters to micro-budget indigenous films, but most importantly the outlet

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Irish Takeover Cannes

Irish Takeover Cannes

The sun has arrived! Summer is here! That time of year where the streets are filled with bare-chested men showing off that gym bod they spent the winter months perfecting. Of course, if you wish to avoid such sights out of fear that it may lower your self-esteem, as your winter was spent gorging on chocolates to a box set

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IFTA Awards 2024

IFTA Awards 2024

The 21st Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) Awards took place last April, which can only mean one thing: Finally! The awards season has come to an end. Cillian Murphy rounded off his seemingly never-ending awards campaign with a win on home soil, hooray! Not one for the limelight,

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Bloomsday in Dublin 4 Event Guide

Joycean Celebrations are set to take place in Ballsbridge, Irishtown, Ringsend and Sandymount for Bloomsday this year.  Dublin City Council’s South East Area Community Team have been working closely with groups and centres in Dublin 4 as well as the […]

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James Plunkett Honoured in Rathmines

James Plunkett Honoured in Rathmines

Many people will look fondly at the works of James Plunkett (born James Kelly) and especially his 1969 classic novel Strumpet City, a story set during the lock-out (between 1913 -14). It is on par with James Joyce’s Dubliners or Brendan Behan’s play The Quare Fellow as one of the greatest gifts this city offers

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The Editor’s Corner – Apr/May 2024

The Editor's Corner – Apr/May 2024

In a world dominated by mobile phones and video games, encouraging young people to read and develop a love of books has probably never been more important. The reading habit needs to be instilled at a young age. In a new initiative to help boost child literacy, Enterprise Mobility and Children’s Books

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The Accidental Writer who may be the next Big Thing . . .

The Accidental Writer who may be the next Big Thing . . .

We are experiencing something of a renaissance of Irish female writers at the moment. New talent such as Catherine Prasifka, Emilie Pine, Evie Gaughan, and Louise Nealon (reviewed in last issue), are exploding on the scene. And now a new name – Ruth O’Leary – can be added to that star-studded list.

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