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A Movie Night With A Difference

Halloween is almost here again and Teeling’s will be doing their share of the spooking this year with a horror movie night. On the 27th of October the Distillery will host a movie night in their exhibition centre with a cinema screen showing the horror movie The Shining, based on the 1977 novel written... 

Echoland

With the year nearing its ending, it is time again to announce the book chosen for Dublin: One City One Book Festival 2017. Echoland by Joe Joyce will be the choice for reading. This year the festival took on a slight different approach to the usual festival and changed to the Two Cities One Book Festival,... 

Lifestyle, Ireland’s Greatest Past and Present

Every so often names pop up in Irish history we hold to our hearts. And if one person deserves to be up there, it’s Dubliner, Alfie Byrne. Alfie Byrne, was the second eldest of seven children, he lived in number 36 Seville Place, of the North Strand area here in Dublin. He lived there with his parents... 

An Artists Gift

An Artists Gift In nature’s way of creating art At dawn it makes an early start It merges dark clouds with the bright And streaks the sky with pinks and white And in the meadows a softened mist Leaves dew drops on the plants it kissed And when the sun it starts to show It’s like an orb with its... 

NCAD Student Wins Mittelmoda Fashion Award

NCAD Student Wins Mittelmoda Fashion Award Twenty-two-year-old NCAD BA Fashion graduate, Aideen Gaynor, was awarded the ‘Absolute Prize for the Most Creative Collection’ at this year’s 23rd Mittelmoda International Lab and Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana competition. “We are delighted... 

Dublin Festival of History

Dublin Castle will be hosting the 4th Dublin Festival of History in the Printworks on Friday the 23rd of September. Until the 8th of October lectures and talks will be held at various venues across the city of Dublin with renowned Irish and international historians such as Diarmaid Ferriter, Paul Rouse,... 

Junior Cert Exam Results Are Out!

In June primary scholars all over the country sat for the Junior Certificate Examination. The results for 2016 were released today and Education Minister Richard Bruton congratulated students, parents and teachers. This year 60,247 students were enrolled for the Junior Cert Exams, 1.2% more than in... 

Winner of 2016 Young Designer of the Year – NCAD’s J.J.Donnelly

Winner of 2016 Young Designer of the Year – NCAD’s J.J.Donnelly   Last Wednesday, the 2016 Young Designer of the Year was announced at the Dublin Fashion Festival. The fashion and award show was held at Bank of Ireland, College Green, and hosted by Brendan Courtney and Sonya Lennon. Co-hosting... 

October Mental Health and Wellbeing Fair 2016

St. Patrick’s University will be having their final Mental Health and Wellbeing Fair in Galway’s Galway Bay Hotel on the 22nd of October 2016 for this year. This is the third and final fair in the series presented by the Walk In My Shoes Campaign. The day will be about informing the public,... 

It’s Marathon Time – Get Your Runners Ready

 It’s marathon time again, so get your runners on and get training. The final two races in the 2016 SSE Airtricity Series will be taking place in September and October. There will be 19,500 runners taking part in this year’s Dublin Marathon on Sunday the 30th of October 2016. The Dublin Half... 

Dublin Festival of History

You must be almost there, almost sick of hearing about history. Sure, this whole year has been about Dublin a hundred years ago, but maybe I could entice you into some more of that, maybe some 10,000 year-old Irish history. Dublin Festival of History will take place from the 23rd of September until... 

National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week is now in full swing. Saturday was the first day of  ‘One Hundred Years of Heritage’ Week. 1,600 events is about to take place across the island, celebrating Irish heritage, culture and the environment from the 20th of August to the 28th of August 2016. This year is 100 years... 

Children of War 18th August 2016

Children of War 18th August 2016 It was so sad to see that little child being pulled from the rubble in Aleppo. The poor little lad was so lost with his blood stained face and a stare that seemed to ask “What did I do” It was heart-breaking seeing him sitting in the ambulance with nobody to cuddle... 

Dublin Vegfest

Calling all vegans out there, this event is just for you! The Dublin Vegfest will be taking place on the 11th of September 2016, that is a Sunday, at Griffith Conference Centre on the South Circular Road. Festivities will begin at 11 am and continue until 5 pm. This is the biggest vegan festival in... 

Digital Hub Shortlisted For DOT IE Net Visionary Awards

Eight companies at The Digital Hub will go on to the DOT IE Net Visionary Awards final ceremony. They have been shortlisted for this year’s Awards that will take place on the 7th of October 2016 at the RDS Concert Hall, Dublin. Alien Technology Transfer and Optimal Workshop were nominated for Best... 

2016 Bark In The Park

The last of four Bark In The Park 2016 sponsored walks are taking place in Phoenix Park on Sunday the 21st of August 2016. The walk will start at 3 pm at the junction of Chesterfield Avenue and Ordnance Survey Road, near the Castleknock Road entrance. Entrants will receive a sponsorship pack when registering.... 

Opera In The Open

Opera In The Open This August the Dublin City Council Arts Office will be hosting Opera In The Open. Four operas will be performed during the month from 1 pm to 2 pm during lunch in the open air amphitheatre. The first opera, The Gondoliers, will take place on the 4th of August. The Gondoliers was... 

“Spirit of Dublin Summer Craft Fair”

“Spirit of Dublin Summer Craft Fair” Teelings will be having a “Spirit of Dublin Summer Craft Fair” on Saturday the 27th of August. The Craft Fair will be held in the Visitor Centre in the distillery at Newmarket Square. Eighteen Irish businesses will be exhibiting food and drinks at the  “Spirit... 

Three x 3 Winner At NCAD

We here at Fountain Resource Group would like to congratulate Jordan Huysmans from the National College of Art and Design on being selected for the Threex3 internship programme. Jordan Huysmans commented on his selection and said: “I’m very grateful to have been given this opportunity. To be able... 

The Dublin City Liffey Swim

On Saturday the 6th of August 2016 the 97th Dublin Liffey Swim will take place. The race will begin at 1.30 pm with the men starting and the women’s race will start an hour later at 2.30 pm. “I would like to thank Leinster Open Sea for organising the hugely successful Liffey Swim year after... 
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