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Richmond Barracks introduces outdoor tours during Level 3

Richmond Barracks introduces outdoor tours during Level 3

On 18th September, Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced that Dublin moved into level 3, meaning the introduction of stronger Covid-19-related restrictions.   Due to these extra restrictions, indoor activities such as pubs, museums and other cultural venues must close unless they are able…

Grounds of Royal Hospital Kilmainham transformed for ‘Great Hunger’

Grounds of Royal Hospital Kilmainham transformed for ‘Great Hunger’

The Dublin Theatre Festival (DTF) has been running in a sharply cut-back and adapted version because of Covid-19 restrictions.   The DTF box office operates online-only and social distancing is taking place in all locations.   Dublin 8’s Royal Hospital Kilmainham has…

Dub Daze makes its Irish debut

Dub Daze makes its Irish debut

Dub Daze, a new Irish feature film that was written, directed and produced by Irish filmmaker Shane Collins, is a collection of coming of age stories based in Dublin. The…

Will refurbishments effect the antique tradition on Francis St?

Will refurbishments effect the antique tradition on Francis St?

Francis Street is renowned in Dublin for its antiques and collectables. The street has over fifteen stores, some of which have been there for more than four decades. The area…

LoveD8 – a celebration of Dublin 8’s culture and urbanity

LoveD8 – a celebration of Dublin 8’s culture and urbanity

LoveD8, a showcase demonstrating the best Dublin 8’s community has to offer, took place on February 26th in St Patrick’s Cathedral. The event included over 100 community groups, schools, businesses…

Anansi Boys: book review

Anansi Boys: book review

  “Stories are webs, interconnected strand to strand, and you follow each story to the center, because the center is the end. Each person is a strand of story.” Neil…

Making Culture Available to Everyone

Making Culture Available to Everyone

  “Accessibility” is one of the key words behind the annual Culture Night that takes place all over Ireland. That was also the main priority in Dublin this year, when…

First large group of DIT students won’t move to Grangegorman until 2020

New academic buildings set to be built in DIT Grangegorman won’t be available until “early to mid 2020,” according to the Department of Education. DIT students had previously been told…

Tourist Trail of the Liberties

Tourist Trail of the Liberties

As one of Dublin’s most historic neighbourhoods the Liberties is a popular destination for tourists when they are staying here in Dublin. The Liberties is one of our capital city’s…

The famous Waltons music shop is now closed

The famous Waltons music shop is now closed

The famous music shop Waltons shut its doors on the 12th February. Located in the heart of Dublin for more than 90 years, the shop is now moving all its…

Visual Culture Taster Day 2018

Visual Culture Taster Day 2018

The National College of Art and Design, in the heart of the Liberties, is known for students doing lots of practical work. However, NCAD also has a course for people…

NCAD student wins coveted prize at Dublin Fashion Festival

NCAD student wins coveted prize at Dublin Fashion Festival

  NCAD student JJ Donnelly has scooped one of the top prizes at this year’s Dublin Fashion Festival, winning the young designer of the year award. Dublin Fashion Festival is…

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