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Street artists fight to keep their art on the walls of Dublin

Street artists fight to keep their art on the walls of Dublin

The artists of Subset are determined to end the longstanding argument regarding public art and planning permission. After several disputes over the last ten years, Dublin City Council is now…

Stoneybatter residents sweep the streets

Stoneybatter residents sweep the streets

Dublin City Council is encouraging local residents across the city to take part in community clean-ups – and ‘Stoneybatter Pride of Place’ has joined in, gathering on a Saturday morning…

New monthly LGBTQ+ poetry night at Street 66

New monthly LGBTQ+ poetry night at Street 66

The success of Wilde Poets, a one-off event last November, has given rise to a new monthly LGBTQ+ poetry and spoken word event, with arts activist and media producer Sonya…

Freddo Bars and Cigars – a masterfully executed dive into anxiety and generational trauma  

Freddo Bars and Cigars – a masterfully executed dive into anxiety and generational trauma  

Dead Cute’s debut production weaves an intensely relatable tale of dread and discontent.  On a cold February night, a first production at the Smock Alley Theatre played to a receptive…

Plants grow in the new vegan restaurants of Dublin 7

Plants grow in the new vegan restaurants of Dublin 7

There has been a noticeable growth in the popularity of the vegan diet worldwide in recent years. Ireland has been a bit slow to catch on, but new spots around Stoneybatter…

‘The Narrow Gate of the Here-and-Now’ at IMMA

‘The Narrow Gate of the Here-and-Now’ at IMMA

The Irish Museum of Modern Art’s latest exhibit tackles important issues such as feminism, migration, racism, and much more. Intro  Modern and contemporary art can be confusing and hard to…

A night to remember with KhakiKid

A night to remember with KhakiKid

KhakiKid’s headline show puts on full display the talent of the rising rapper Irish rapper Khakikid held a headline show in the Grand Social for a night that will live…

Union fights for tenants in Phibsboro

Union fights for tenants in Phibsboro

A ‘No Evictions’ protest organised by the Community Action Tenants Union (CATU) took place last Monday afternoon after tenants in Phibsboro were threatened with eviction. The lunchtime protest was held…

Herstory shines a light on student activism

Herstory shines a light on student activism

In celebration of St. Brigid’s Day 2022, the feminist movement Herstory held its annual light show, illuminating many Irish landmarks.   The annual Herstory light show took place last week to…

Dublin’s reopening rush

Dublin’s reopening rush

The lifting of Covid restrictions was a sigh of relief – but the suddenness of it caught some restaurants and pubs by surprise, Elio Bonelli reports  When An Taoiseach Micheál…

Nitelink – Dublin’s night bus returns

Nitelink – Dublin’s night bus returns

The return of Dublin’s night bus sparks a conversation on the value of accessible public transportation and if there is a need for a better service. Local Councillor Declan Meenagh…

Black and Irish GALA awards

Black and Irish GALA awards

The first B.I.G event was held to appreciate the artistic and creative efforts of Black and mixed-race talent in Ireland. The first-ever Black and Irish GALA awards took place in…