Archive for the Culture Category

Get feisty, fun and fired up for Fiestaval 2021!

Get feisty, fun and fired up for Fiestaval 2021!

This August, get ready to feast your eyes on exciting spectacles, stellar performances and magical entertainment with Fiestaval.

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Here Are The Young Men

Brian Quinn A Dublin Odyssey filled with Dark Potential. “Here are the young men, the weight on their shoulders, Here are the young men, well where have they been? We knocked on the doors of Hell’s darker chamber, Pushed to […]

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Wild Mountain Thyme

Brian Quinn Begosh and Begorrah! “Once Upon A Time in Ireland,” narrates Christopher Walken, welcoming us into a country as grand as it is unfamiliar. This isn’t Ireland as we know it, as we knew it, nor how we’d ever […]

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Shay Healy: A Bit Of Stardust

Dermot Carmody He composed musicals and a Eurovision Song Contest Winner, brought down a Taoiseach on the ground-breaking TV show he presented without really realising it, and had a song banned from RTE and made famous by Billy Connolly. The […]

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Preview of Cannes 2021

David Prendeville All going well, July should see the return of the Cannes Film Festival. The most prestigious film festival in the world was, eventually, cancelled in 2020, after many delays. Its return this year will certainly be symbolic of […]

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Turntable Takeover

Brian Quinn Vinyl sales soar to the highest level since 1990 I’m very good at the past; it’s the present I can’t figure out. I’ve gotten to the point where I can’t remember song titles, or at least they don’t […]

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Music to our ears: Calling all local performers!

Music to our ears: Calling all local performers!

Calling all people of the Arts!
Apply for funding with the DCC.

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Astrophysicist Cillian Murphy to simulate trip to moon

Astrophysicist Cillian Murphy to simulate trip to moon

Will Ireland have another famous Cillian Murphy?

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From the creators of Normal People – Conversations with Friends to hit our screens

David Prendeville Following the outstanding success of Normal People, Dublin 4 based production company, Element Pictures, recently announced the casting for the BBC and Hulu TV adaptation, in association with RTÉ, of Sally Rooney’s debut literary sensation, ‘Conversations with Friends’. […]

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Golden Fleece Award 2021

Michael Greene “It has always been my wish that those with talent be encouraged to develop their talents, particularly in Ireland” Lillias Mitchell (1915-2000) Founder of the Golden Fleece Award. All her life Lillias Mitchell displayed energetic enthusiasm for the […]

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