Posts by Stephen Davis


Celebrate Bloomsday Dublin 2024 with a Joycean Journe

Celebrate Bloomsday Dublin 2024 with a Joycean Journey As the city of Dublin prepares for the annual Bloomsday festivities, literary enthusiasts and casual visitors alike can look forward to a day filled with Edwardian charm and cultural immersion. Bloomsday, held on June 16th, commemorates the life... 

Dublin Street Photography Festival 2024

Dublin Street Photography Festival 2024: Celebrating Urban Perspectives Dublin, April 29, 2024 — The inaugural Dublin Street Photography Festival (DSPF) is set to transform the vibrant streets of Charlemont Square in Dublin 2 from May 3rd to May 6th, 2024. This exciting event promises to be a... 

Dublin Canvas 2024: A Call to Paint the City

  Dublin Canvas 2024: A Call to Paint the City – Stephen Davis provides details about the renewed initiative As the city shakes off the last of the winter chill, Dublin Canvas is once again beckoning artists to bring their brushes, their colors, and their visions to the streets. The project,... 

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day – We hope you had a great day!                                            Read More »

Heuston Development Masterplan

Heuston Development Masterplan – Stephen Davis brings us the news of Heuston Masterplan, a major new development on the Liffey Group Property division has launched the Heuston Masterplan for the transformational development of CIÉ lands at Heuston Station. The lands, which comprise ten hectares... 

On Your Bike

On Your Bike Cycling in Dublin is a great way to explore the city and its surroundings. There are many cycling routes and greenways to suit all levels of riders, from beginners to experts. You can also join guided tours by electric bike or rent a bike from one of the many bike shops in the... 

Tathony House Tenants Win Eviction Battle

Tathony House Tenants Win Eviction Battle The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has declared the eviction notices served to nearly 100 tenants of Tathony House in Dublin 8 as invalid. The tenants, who have been living in the building for years, faced the threat of homelessness since October 2022, when... 

Bank on James Street Reopens As Art Space

Bank on James Street reopens as art space – Stephen Davis as the news on this welcome cultural repurposing The former Bank of Ireland branch on the corner of James Street and Watling Street in Dublin, which was mentioned in James Joyce’s Ulysses, will reopen on Friday as an exhibition and workspace... 

Culture Date with the Trinity Regatta

Culture Date with the Trinity Regatta – Stephen Davis gets some snaps and reports on Trinity’s annual boat race   The Trinity Regatta 2023 was a spectacular event that brought together rowing enthusiasts from all over Ireland and Europe. The event was held on May 13-14, 2023 at the River... 

1916 Commemorations in Dublin!

1916 Commemorations in Dublin!  Read More »

St Patrick Day Photos from Dublin’s Parade

St Patrick Day Photos from Dublin’s Parade – Stephen Davis applies his expertise behind the camera at this year’s parade  Read More »

Little Folk, a beloved family-owned shop closes its doors after 50 years

Little Folk, a beloved family-owned shop closes its doors after 50 years Little Folk, a family-owned shop that specialised in communion dresses and christening outfits, has closed its doors after 50 years of serving the community in Dublin 8. The shop, located on Meath Street in The Liberties, announced... 

Time Please Ladies and Gentlemen

Time Please Ladies and Gentlemen – Another Dublin institution closes its doors for the last time, Stephen Davis takes a moment, to relate its history The Clock Pub on Thomas Street was more than just a place to have a drink. It was a cosy slice of old Dublin, a hub of live music and sports, and... 

Lunar New Year in Dublin 2023

Lunar New Year in Dublin 2023 The Chinese Lunar New Year began with a bang, welcome to the year of the rabbit!  Read More »

Outrage as New Street Post Office Set to Close This Week

Outrage as New Street Post Office set to close this week – Stephen Davis reports on the closure The Post Office on New Street is ceasing to trade this Friday 20th at 4pm. This is the second Post Office to close in the area after the loss of the Kevin Street Post Office. Customers are advised that... 

Christmas In Dublin

Christmas In Dublin – Another Brilliant Collection by Our Resident Photographer Stephen Davis  Read More »

All That Remains Is The Name…

All That Remains Is The Name… – In this article, Stephen Davis brings us to date with the Tivoli development The Tivoli Theatre exists only as a name and in the memories of Dubliners with the completion of the new Tivoli Square aparthotel complex in the heart of the Liberties. The €70... 

Renovation of St Patrick’s Cathedral and Surrounds

Renovation of St Patrick’s Cathedral and surrounds. Built to honour the patron saint of Ireland the present building dates back to the mid-thirteenth century. It is said to be on the site of St Patrick’s well where tradition has it he baptised converts to Christianity on his visit to Dublin. One... 

Holo-Halloween

Holo-Halloween Dame Street and Smithfield were hosts to a fantastic spooktacular over the weekend. A  holographic light show in Smithfield square and  Barnardo Square were host to the experience. The event was organized by Dublin City Council. The Fountain was there to film the light show.  Read More »

Magazine Fort To Be Developed As A Tourist Attraction

Magazine Fort To Be Developed As A Tourist Attraction – Stephen Davis as the news about the new development   “Now’s here’s a proof of Irish sense Here Irish wit is seen When nothing’s left that’s worth defence We built a Magazine” Jonathan Swift It has been announced... 
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