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#Culture Magazine

# culture-magazine - Today’s News

17 beautiful floors you might have never noticed around Dublin

A reminder to look down every once in a while.

Double Take: The gory Limerick mural with a nod to Hello Kitty

It’s an eye-popping design… and we really do mean ‘eye-popping’.

4 events for... anyone who loves a trip to the movies

This week marks the start of ADIFF – and Galway has a brand new cinema.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'I enjoy capturing those unseen details': The Kilkenny designer photographing vintage Irish signs

We spoke to James Kelly about his Irish Type project.

Have you heard about the hungry tree in Dublin 7?

It’s been gobbling a bench for the last eighty years.

4 events for... foodies in search of a new flavour

From Chinese New Year events to pot luck dinners, foodies are spoiled for choice this week.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

A nation holds its breath: Tony O'Shea's remarkable Italia 90 photos

An estimated 500,000 people turned out for the Jackie’s Army homecoming.

Sean's Bar in Athlone is Ireland's oldest pub - and a bona fide tourist attraction

The pub dates back to 900 AD, thanks to an enterprising young man named Luain.

Double Take: The technicolour rock at the centre of the Waterford-Kilkenny rivalry

Mount Misery’s rockface is blue and white one day, black and amber the next.

24 new venues for your next night out... according to Ireland's best DJs

The club nights, gig venues and dancefloors where Ireland’s music lovers head for a bop.

4 events for... shape-throwing lovers of dance

See a tutu-free Swan Lake set in the midlands or referee a dance battle in Tallaght.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'We have everything from bikers and mods to God knows everything' - The enduring popularity of Downes' in Waterford

The pub that has everything from its own whiskey to a squash court out the back.

'People have trouble finding us': 4 Irish foodie destinations in distinctly unlikely places

From the food truck up the side of a fjord, to the kitchens of an old Georgian house.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'Barristers, baristas and block layers': The people who paint Dublin's striking traffic light boxes

“Dublin is a very beautiful city, but sometimes the city can do with a helping hand.”

Nancy's is the Donegal pub that's like stepping into your granny's good room

Step into Nancy’s and make yourself at home.

Double Take: The estate in Coolock named after the 1969 moon landing

Ever heard of Armstrong Walk?

Members only: Behind the door of Dublin's exclusive drinking and dining clubs

We look at how the private members’ clubs of the capital are faring in 2018.

4 events for... anyone looking for an art injection

Irish art fans are spoiled for choice this week.

# culture-magazine - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge RTÉ shared a lovely video of Saoirse Ronan's Carlow classmates celebrating her first Oscar nomination Old School Pals

RTÉ shared a lovely video of Saoirse Ronan's Carlow classmates celebrating her first Oscar nomination

So that’s what it’s like to have an Oscar-nominated classmate.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

4 events for... live comedy fans (or anyone wanting to cheer up their January)

Whether you’re into sketch or stand-up, we’ve got you covered.

'The colours are always changing': Meet the artist making a palette from Ireland's landscape

We spoke to Paula Barrett, the artist behind Turf Projects.

'If someone comes in at 10pm, we can get them a box of nails': Borris' legendary pub and hardware shop

We talk to Michael O’Shea of O’Shea’s in Borris, Co Carlow.

Double Take: The plaque commemorating Raymond Chandler's unlikely connection to Waterford

One of the leading crime writers of the twentieth century has roots in Waterford.

25 of the best bars in Ireland... according to people who work in bars

We asked some night owls for their recommendations on where to go out in Dublin, Cork and Galway.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

4 events for... music lovers seeking something a little different

From trad sessions to new Irish music.

17 of the most beautiful photos of winter skies around Ireland

To remind you that January isn’t all bad.

Double Take: The little-known Dublin plaque to an unsung hero of the Famine

Ever heard of Pawel Edmund Strzelecki?

A secret tour of Irish street art... from a graffiti artist's perspective

We asked art collective Subset for the names – and pieces – to look out for on the Irish street art scene.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

This Instagram account collects gorgeous photos of Dublin's most beautiful doorways

Inspired by a similar account in New York, Eleanor Costello is the curator behind @DoorsOfDublin.

Double Take: The story of the hoax 'Fr Pat Noise' plaque on O'Connell Bridge

How pranksters erected a plaque on O’Connell Bridge and got one over on Dublin City Council.

An insider's tour of Dublin in 6 much-maligned modern buildings

We asked two architects to share their thoughts on Dublin’s notable buildings that are often overlooked.

4 events for... culture vultures looking to do January with a difference

Great arts events coming up around the country.

# culture-magazine - Thursday 21 December, 2017

4 events for... doing New Year's Eve with a difference

Don’t know how you’re ringing in 2018? You could do worse than any of these…

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