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Dublin’s Hill Street celebrates the Lunar New Year

Dublin’s Hill Street celebrates the Lunar New Year

Hill Street Resource Centre, in the heart of Dublin’s Chinese community, celebrated its 10th Lunar New Year this week. Local people painted the street red with their Chinese lanterns and…

A Rebel’s Resting Place

A Rebel’s Resting Place

by Luke Flanagan On the 29th of April 1916, Pádraig Pearse gave the order to surrender to the rebels behind the Easter Rising. The leaders of the rebellion were taken…

Patrick’s Park – a resting place surrounded by history

Patrick’s Park – a resting place surrounded by history

One of the lovely city parks, beside St Patrick’s Cathedral in the heart of the Liberties, should be on your list for a visit. St Patrick’s Park, in the Liberties,…

Hope For Homeless – a soup kitchen for everyone

Hope For Homeless – a soup kitchen for everyone

In the heart of Dublin, there’s a place where people in unfortunate situations can find some comfort. Right in the centre of the GPO (General Post Office), on O’Connell Street,…

Candlelight Concerts at St. Patrick’s Cathedral 

Candlelight Concerts at St. Patrick’s Cathedral 

The Music of Adele Candlelight by J’Adele, organised by Kinda Dusty, recently sold out St Patrick’s Cathedral.  With over 700 people attending the venue on October 27, the performance allowed…

The Georges Street Arcade: Over 140 years and still going strong

The Georges Street Arcade: Over 140 years and still going strong

This quaint little picturesque shopping market, was originally, in 1881, Dublin City’s first purpose built Victorian shopping centre. The George’s Street Arcade has been around and serving the shoppers of…

Heartbreak as All Blacks end Irish Rugby World Cup hopes

Heartbreak as All Blacks end Irish Rugby World Cup hopes

It was not to be for Andy Farrell’s Ireland on Saturday night in Paris, with a marginal 28-24 loss to a strong New Zealand side.   Coming into the game…

Vacant Ulster Bank building in College Green considered for social housing redevelopment 

Vacant Ulster Bank building in College Green considered for social housing redevelopment 

The former Ulster Bank on College Green that closed earlier this year may be turned into social housing.  In a bid to tackle the on-going housing crisis, Dublin City Council…

Dublin Fringe Festival’s Clash at the Quays review

Dublin Fringe Festival’s Clash at the Quays review

The Dublin Fringe Festival (DFF) is a fantastic opportunity for the creative minds in Ireland to display their prowess and ingenuity through various multidisciplinary exhibitions, performances, workshops and more. One…

Dublin History Festival’s Big Weekend: From Ireland to the Mediterranean

Dublin History Festival’s Big Weekend: From Ireland to the Mediterranean

This year, the Dublin Festival of History featured an array of lectures, guides and exhibits throughout the city. Much like modern Dublin, the festival featured history not just centred on…

Flea market pub crawl ‘Samhain Party’ this October in The Liberties

<strong>Flea market pub crawl ‘Samhain Party’ this October in The Liberties</strong>

The Libertine Market’s monthly market-pub crawl is back on Sunday, October 1, with its Halloween themed ‘Samhain Party’ – spread across several iconic pubs in Dublin 8. Dubbed as a…

Unforgettable moments at the Lighthouse Cinema

Unforgettable moments at the Lighthouse Cinema

The Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield is a special location in Dublin’s inner city. It has garnered this status for all the right reasons – its beautiful architecture and interior design…