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Film Review Captain America – The Winter Soldier

  Director:  Anthony Russo, Joe Russo and Joss Whedon Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen Mc Freely and Ed Brubank Cast: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie The latest offering from “The Avengers” franchise sees their out of... 

Home recipe from our very own Emma Lynch

Chili Con Carne that Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil 400g mince beef 2 large carrots peeled and chopped 3 garlic cloves peeled and crushed 1 large white onion finely chopped 3 tbsp of tomato puree 2 tbsp tomato sauce 1 tin of kidney beans 5 finely chopped bird’s eye chillies seeds included (number... 

Delicious Recipes for Lamb Curry and Strawberry Mousse!

Lamb Curry ————— Ingredients: 1kg/ 2 lbs. lean lamb, cubed 2 Onions, chopped 3 cloves of Garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon of fresh root Ginger, chopped 2 tablespoons Hot Curry Powder 2 x 14 oz. cans of Chopped Tomatoes Cooking Oil Method: Heat oil in saucepan and add lamb cubes,... 

Keywest in Concert

  With their current EP  “Electric Love” topping the i-Tunes charts and another gig announced later on this month, Keywest, the Dublin band that started off busking on the streets of here and Galway, have travelled a long way.  After a sell out performance last October in Vicar Street, Aiken... 

Film Review – The Grand Budapest Hotel

  Director:  Wes Andersen Writers: Wes Andersen, Hugo Guinness, inspired by the works of Stefan Zweig Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, Edward Norton, Saoirse Ronan, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Adrien Brody (this could go on a while) The eighth feature length effort by a director, who by my measure... 

Pork with Spicy Orange Sauce & Gooseberry Fool

    Pork with Spicy Orange Sauce Ingredients 675g Pork Fillet, cut into cubes. 3 Tablespoons of Flour, seasoned with salt and pepper 25g Butter 1 Green Pepper, deseeded and cut into strips 1 Onion, chopped 1/2 teaspoon of Grated Orange Rind Juice of 2 Oranges 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce 150... 

Budget Holidays Tips

Booking flights Decide on what time of year to travel. Expect to pay more during the holiday seasons. Consider travelling during off-peak seasons, this will save you a fortune and it will be less crowded. If you’re feeling adventurous, check out last minute deals were you can get amazing packages... 

BIG Events in D8 this March!

Wild Geese Re-enactmentCollins Barracks this Saturday   Re-enactment: Napoleonic Wars 1803-1815 Date From: 08/03/2014 Date To: 08/03/2014 Time: 10am-12pm Event Type: Historical Re-enactment Event Topic: History Audience: All Ages Venue: Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History) Content:... 

The Wolf of Wall Street Film Review (are we a little late? oops)

Web Manager’s note: Might be a little late by a certain web manager’s fault, in my defence, I can only lie, so I won’t say anything!  Anyway enjoy!   Director                       Martin Scorsese Screen Play                 Terrance Winter                                 ... 

Delicious Recipes for Beef Casserole and Creme Carmel

Creme Carmel Here are two lovely recipes for a main and dessert.   CREME CARAMEL ———————– Ingredients: 125g/4oz. Sugar 125ml/4 fl. oz. Water. Custard: 3 Eggs 2.5 ml/half teaspoon of Vanilla Essence 2 Egg Yolks 50g/ 2 oz. Castor Sugar 300 ml/10 fl.... 

Dublin Bike a huge success!

  Dublin bikes are growing in popularity all around the city The best way to get around Dublin has to be cycling. There are no fuel expenses, you can see the city in its entire splendor, and there are no parking charges plus no traffic build ups. You just get on your bike and pedal to where you... 

Film review Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

  Film Title    Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Director       Kenneth Branagh Cast             Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley &  Kenneth Branagh. Running Time    106 Minutes      Parental Ratings    12  Plot The film takes place sometime after the... 

`A Galway Girl, In Dublin Town

Sharon and Shane in full flight!   On Friday the 3rd January 2014, Sharon Shannon, Mundy, & Shane McGowan played live to a packed house in Vicar Street, in our wonderful city of Dublin. I and my mate Stewart went along to this gig and we were not disappointed with either the music, or the singing.... 

2K14 – Tupac Tribute Concert @ The Tivoli (Feb 07)

There is a ‘Tupac Tribute Concert 2K14’ On Friday 7th of February 2014, at 8pm in the Tivoli Theatre here in Dublin. The Theatre, are presenting OUTLAWZS (aka Outlaw Immortalz), who were founded by Tupac Shakur in 1995. They performed and recorded many tracks with the legendary hip hop producer. This... 

Film Review – Long Walk To Freedom

A relative of mine suggested I go and see the new Mandela film, titled Long Walk To Freedom. I took her advice – thanks Janette! – and went to the cinema the IMC in the Square in Tallaght Dublin 24, on Sunday 5th January last. The ticket in to see the film was a mere €7.00 the cheapest... 

Songs For Lovers – Jack Lukeman Valentine Special @ Vicar St. (Feb 14)

Aiken Promotions presents Songs For Lovers – A Valentine Night Spectacular – featuring Jack Lukeman live at Vicar Street, on Friday 14th February 2014. Jack will perform a very special Songs For Lovers concert in the intimate surroundings of Vicar Street on Valentine’s Night, Friday the... 

Film Review – Anchorman 2

The year’s biggest sequel is here, I am beginning to think that word “sequel” will replace “film” in future lexicons. Anchorman 2 is the continuation of the spoof newsreader franchise, the original 9 years ago, as we all probably know, is without doubt Will Farrell’s Magnus Opus. Anchorman... 

Dublin Food Cooperative on Newmarket Square, Dublin 8

The CO-OP market in Newmarket Square, just off Cork Street here in Dublin 8, is a market one must visit. It’s the season of goodwill and a must for shopping! This market is run by volunteers, so therefore there are no big company behind it. It’s right in the middle of Dublin 8, and it sells... 

How Are The Current Future Creators Getting On?

The Future Creators 2013 kicked off on 5th November with 24 bright and brilliant teenagers from the Liberties and surrounding areas of Dublin. This year the Future Creators group is split almost 50:50, boys to girls, which has really encouraged the project coordinators who are The Digital Hub and the... 

A Guide To Online Shopping At Christmas In Ireland

If you’re not a fan of queuing for long periods of time, traffic jams and crowded streets around the Christmas shopping period, online shopping may be ideal for you. Not only is it convenient for avoiding the Christmas rush, you could also manage to save a fortune in the long run. If you do decide... 
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