Culture


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... 

Dementia Friendly Concerts For The Autumn

Dementia Friendly Concerts For The Autumn It is hard to believe that we only have a few days left of summer and that autumn is already staring at us. Don’t get desponded though, Dublin City Council has come up with yet another great idea to keep us going this autumn. They have organised four concerts... 

The Liberties Festival 2016

The Liberties Festival 2016   July 18th – July 23rd It is that time of year again when the Liberties experience their summer festival.  This year marks the 46th year of the festival and it promises to be just as entertaining as previous years.  The festival organisers have recently won ‘Best... 

Summer Lunchtime Concert At Christchurch

Christchurch will be having a Summer Lunchtime Concert on Saturday the 23rd of July. The Ariosa Singers will be performing beautiful music at 1.15 pm for 45 minutes. Tickets can be bought at the Cathedral and will be included in the price of the normal day-visit tickets. The Ariosa Singers, directed... 

Heritage Week 2016 At St Patrick’s Cathedral

Heritage Week 2016 At St Patrick’s Cathedral Heritage Week is back on the 20th of August to the 28th of August. St. Patrick’s Cathedral will be hosting a variety of tours, organ recitals, talks and music for the public for free. The programme will include the following: Organ Recitals –... 

Wood Quay Summer Sessions

Looking out of my window today, I have to conclude that summer is not in the air at all. But do not let that thought keep you indoors. The Wood Quay Summer Sessions is an outdoor series of concerts that are being held at the Wood Quay Amphitheatre in Dublin 8 and will be held throughout the month of... 

NCAD’s CEAD Art Exhibition

NCAD’s CEAD Art Exhibition There is an Art Exhibition at the National College of Art and Design. The exhibition opens today and will be displayed in the Design for Industry and NCAD Gallery on the Thomas Street campus. The exhibition will run until the 14th of July, will be open to the public and... 

Are You In The Mood For A Lecture?

Thinking of going back to school and sitting in lectures that go on forever is a dreadful thought to most of us. You might be reminded of the boringness involved with it or perhaps being reprimanded when talking in class. St. Patrick’s University Hospital has been hosting lectures in their Lecture... 

Odd Life by Poraic Cahill

Our very own Poraic Cahill has released his first book, called Odd Life. A Dublin correspondent’s observations of the odd and absurd. Odd Life’ is a collection of odd & absurd situations I’ve encountered over the years (mainly in my capacity as a daily English Times reader…..from a German... 

Da Vinci’s In Town

I have always been interested in the artist Leonardo da Vinci, not to be confused with the actor Leonardo Dicaprio. I believe it was in my childhood that I first was introduced to da Vinci’s name. It was the era of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles then, four turtles who eat only pizza named after... 

Listen, Hissen, Hissen!

Listen, Hissen, Hissen! is a six-piece instrumental sound group that will be performing for one night only at IMMA on Wednesday the 22nd of June. Six Dublin visual artists forms the group Listen, Hissen, Hissen!, they are Karl Burke, Jessica Conway, Teresa Gillespie, Jonathan Mayhew, Suzanne Walsh and... 

David Cross Show At Vicar Street

David Cross Show At Vicar Street On Tuesday the 14th of June, Vicar Street will be hosting an evening of comedy. US Hollywood actor and comedian David Cross will be performing his Making America Great Again show. The Emmy-award-winner is famous for his roles in “Mr Show”, Arrested Development,... 

Akhil Sharma Wins International Dublin Literary Award

Akhil Sharma Wins International Dublin Literary Award Every year Dublin City Council awards one author with a prize for a single novel published in English. The 2016 International Dublin Literary Award is the world’s largest prize, a whopping  €100,000. This year’s winner is Akhil Sharma who... 

Ireland Signs Political Declaration In Luxembourg

Minister  for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD, represented Ireland in Luxembourg yesterday to sign a new declaration called the “Political Declaration On Energy Cooperation Between The North Seas Countries” with region countries Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany,... 

NCAD Graduate Showcase 2016 – Discover Hidden Gems

NCAD Graduate Showcase 2016 – Discover Hidden Gems During the month of June the National College of Art and Design in Dublin 8 will be hosting an exhibition called the NCAD Graduate Showcase 2016 – Discover Hidden Gems. Works of graduate students from the art college will be on exhibition. This... 

Taste of Dublin 2016

Taste of Dublin 2016 The Iveagh Gardens will be hosting the Taste of Dublin Festival this summer for four days from the 16th to the 19th of June. Restaurants from across Dublin city will be presenting their best and most successful dishes to the public at open air restaurants and kesubos, accompanied... 

Creative Show 2016

Creative Show 2016 Griffith College will be hosting their annual Creative Show 2016. Students from Griffith College will be showcasing their projects in two parts at this year’s annual Creative Show. On the 26th of May, Fashion Design and Interior Architecture students will present their exhibitions... 

The Day Fatima Rocked

On Sunday 15th May 2016, at the F2 Center here in Fatima Dublin 8, we had a great day of live music. We had live music from Rap & Hip Hop artist Andrew aka Mad AB Slim, who gave us two tunes of his up and coming EP “The Darkness.” Andrew also came down from Drogheda, to give us this... 

NCAD Inspired Afternoon Tea at The Westbury

The National College of Art and Design has come together with The Westbury Hotel to launch the NCAD Inspired Afternoon Tea this summer. Pastry chefs will use designs NCAD fashion designer students have come up with to decorate and make cakes and desserts mimicking designs students have created. NCAD’s... 
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