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Crossing the Sea

BY Gordon P Kelly III and editor The Poolbeg Yacht club sent us the following story, how a buoy which made a journey from North Carolina to the other side of the Atlantic is now a snug at their yacht […]

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Live Aid: the “Global Jukebox” 35 years on

Peter McNamara This summer will see the 35th anniversary of Live Aid, the greatest charity rock concert the world has ever seen. Masterminded by Dublin-born Bob Geldof, the event was organised in aid of Ethiopia, and the terrible famine it […]

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Face Masks Challenging for Hard of Hearing

BY editor With a number of people going out and about again wearing recommended face masks (mandatory on public transport since 29th of June) this constitutes a challenge for the needs of hearing impaired people. “The use of face masks […]

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Book Review: Luis Buñuel A Life in Letters

David Prendeville This superb book gathers together a comprehensive collection of some of the most important and widely relevant examples of Luis Buñuel’s correspondence. Many of the letters in the book have never been published previously and almost all of […]

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Together at Home: The Virtual Concert with an Irish Connection

Peter McNamara “One World: Together at Home,” the two-hour star-studded virtual concert featuring Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Elton John, and numerous other artists, took place on Saturday April 18th. This unprecedented musical event, organised by Global Citizen and […]

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Dublin from A to Z in Rhymes

BY Kathrin Kobus Poetry Ireland launched today an Alphabet Blitz for the City of Dublin, simply called ‘ABCD project’. As in A for Anna Liffey  who’s wonderfully whiffy.  But that is only a teaser to get you started. Alphabet Blitz […]

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Keep your pets safe in hot weather

The ISPCA provides the following tips and advice to keep your pets safe in hot weather. This spring and early summer, sunshine levels and temperatures have been above average, so we are sharing some summer tips and advice to help […]

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Latest Streaming Options

David Prendeville As we remain encouraged to stay at home as much as possible and the re-opening on cinemas is still some way off, here I take a look at some of the latest streaming options for film and TV. […]

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Film industry makes tentative moves towards normality

David Prendeville The Coronavirus pandemic has seen the cancellation and postponement of much of the Spring/Summer Film Festivals. Most notably, the Cannes Film Festival – one of the cornerstones of any cinematic year – was unable to go ahead in […]

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Reusing food waste for a greener indoor space

Geneva Pattison This period of our lives is undeniably hard. With travel limitations, bans on public gatherings and people unable to visit friends and loved ones, it’s difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel right now. […]

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