Culture


Bee advised. By/Tony Gorman 29th June 2018

I’m a lover of all kinds in the nature world and hove noticed that there is a distinct lack of bees this year which prompted me to write my poem as something needs to be done to help bees and other insects from disappearing off the planet. Bee advised. By/Tony Gorman 29th June 2018 We poison vegetation... 

An Turas Fada – Part 2

An Thuras Fada Part 2 – Tony Kennedy’s re-imagining of Ulysses continues as Mickey continues his long journey For Part One Click Here Mikey heard the bell strike ten as he left the block after ensuring that the coast was clear. Ebullient on painkillers and power, Mikey had something of a... 

An Turas Fada – Part 1

An Turas Fada – Tony Kennedy re-adapts the classic tale of The Odyssey in through Irish Joycean tradition.  This is the first chapter of Mikey’s Long Journey Mikey opened one eye first as he slowly emerged from the temporary solace of sleep. His arm reaches towards the old kitchen chair... 

Last Saturday’s Blooms Day in Dublin

Stephen Davis collects some photos of Dublin’s 2018 Blooms Day    Read More »

To Fight the Big C

To Fight the Big C by/Tony Gorman Remove yourself from me For I do not welcome you And the course in life to beat you I will gladly pursue Remove your binding spores For I will fight them all A fight I will endure Till one of us will fall For with my inner strength From the gamma rays I need I’ll... 

Boxing Clever – Stephen Davis Photography Captures the Dublin Canvas

Boxing Clever – Stephen Davis Photography Captures the Dublin Canvas Dublin Canvas is an inclusive public art project. To date, they have had a collection of artists from all age groups -schoolchildren to retirees, from all walks of life – barristers to baristas, a mixture of nationalities... 

Kilamainham Arts and Craft Fair This Saturday!

Reminder of the craft fair at Hilton Kilmainham Our lady’s hospice Harold’s X will also be collecting at this event so please come along and support us both. Saturday April 21st 10:30-5:30  Read More »

Messiah on the Street

Messiah on the Street – A free concert for those who love Handel’s Messiah, we take a look at some of the more interesting facts about the piece and its first performance in Dublin This Friday at 1 pm, people will be able to enjoy Handel’s Messiah for free on Fishamble Street to celebrate... 

Irish Garden Bird Survey will be starting on Monday the 4th of December!

The birds are returning to gardens across the country in search of food to get them through the winter.Now is the time to stock up bird feeders and prepare yourself for BirdWatch Ireland’s annual Irish Garden Bird Survey. To quote their blog “the Garden Bird survey is a great way to really get... 

Smithfield Lights!

Families can enjoy a wide range of children’s festive entertainment including face paints, workshops, a vintage carousel and an outdoor screening of classic Christmas movie The Snowman. There will be market stalls with a range of delicious foods, arts and crafts. The main tree lighting event will... 

Dublin Festival of History

Events are being held in city libraries, Dublin Castle and other venues. All of the events are free but some that need booking have booked out. More information can be found at http://dublinfestivalofhistory.ie/ Dublin Castle has some big names coming to give talks: Martin Bell – the Death of... 

It’s Culture Night Again!! Tonight from 6pm!

It’s Culture Night Again!! Tonight from 6 pm on Free Events all through Dublin. Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. On Culture Night, arts and cultural organisations and venues of all shapes and sizes, including the big National Cultural... 

After the Future……… Of Work

This is a public seminar exploring the future of work in our society particularly in more socio-economically disadvantaged communities. After the Future is an exhibition of work that has been developed by artist Glenn Loughran in collaboration with the Robert Emmet Community Development Project, members... 

The Big Grill Festival 2017

Ireland’s first ever international BBQ Festival, a celebration of the art of cooking with fire & smoke, comes to the leafy surrounds of Herbert Park this August 17th-20th 2017 The Big Grill will allow you to smell, taste, discover and learn about all kinds of BBQ’ing grilling, smoking,... 

James Joyce In The Park

An Exhibition of Rare Books in the Oak Room at the Farmleigh House. Books on display from the Benjamin Iveagh Collection, Farmleigh House courtesy of the Governors and Guardian’s of Marsh’s Library. James Joyce is one of the most influential writers of his era. His works have been the subject... 

Dublin Comic Con 2017

Returning for its 5th year , Dublin Comic Con brings media guests from TV and film, Comic creators, artists, fans and professionals together for a weekend of talks , workshops, demos, interactive activities  and all round great family fun. Come along to meet actors from your faourite TV shows/Movies,... 

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

The Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon is a point to point course that starts in Dublin’s Docklands area, runs along the northside of the River Liffey, and passes all fan favourites! After crossing over Memorial Bridge, the route passes  the famous Ha’Penny bridge ,... 

Anuna To Perform At Richmond Barracks This Sunday!

Summer Concert with Anuna at Richmond Barracks 8pm Sunday 30th of July. Limited tickets left at €20. World famous vocalists Anuna are to perform a night of music at Richmond Barracks in Inchicore in memory of poet Francis Ledwidge. Ledwidge died 100 years ago on the 31st of July 1917 in World War... 

Music Under The Bridges

Have you ever thought you could be under O’Connell Bridge to see the best musicians Dublin can offer play for you? We’re organising the only concert in the world that can be experienced from a kayak!Come and take part in the quirkiest event in town, limited places available! The event takes... 

The Old Chestnut Tree

The Old Chestnut Tree Under the spreading chestnut tree I pondered for a while And touch the trunk in wonderment of its roots within the soil For to bear a weight such as this the grip is deep below And the water that it feeds on that makes it thrive and grow And in its foliage small birds nest when... 
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