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#Culture Magazine

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Snug life: How Ireland fell in love with the pub snug (and 5 of the experts' favourites)

What is it about snugs that captures our imagination? We talked to the people who really know.

12 of Ireland's most spectacular bars to enjoy a drink with a view

From rooftop bars to country pubs, these are Ireland’s finest spots for a scenic drink.

'There's no sign above the door that says pub': The legendary Tipp house that hosts a once-a-week session

Jim of the Mills opens every Thursday, for a session that has become famous.

Double Take: The mysterious African rhino that appeared overnight in a Dublin river

The life-size statue can be found in the River Dodder.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Remember this 2015 #YesEquality mural? Here are 7 more of Joe Caslin's creations

Joe Caslin’s beautiful large scale artworks have garnered global recognition.

'You could be sitting beside a biker or a priest': How the Spirit Store makes for a special brew

The Dundalk institution, still going strong after two decades.

Double Take: The stone seat in the Phoenix Park that's actually an ancient tomb

Head through the Chapelizod gate to find one of Dublin city’s oldest monuments.

Unsung Galway: A guide to the city in 7 underappreciated buildings

From towers to gargoyles.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

12 hilarious everyday Google questions, illustrated by Irish artists

Irish illustrators raise money for Pieta House by drawing your weird and wonderful Google searches.

'It's a proper Dublin institution': How Fallon's in Dublin 8 has survived for 400 years

The magic of the place that absolutely nobody calls ‘The Capstan Bar’.

Double Take: The bizarre 140ft-high monument towering over a park in Kildare

Conolly’s Folly has been there for more than 250 years.

'I think I came out of the womb with a bag of chips': The people behind Ireland's old-school chippers

From Jackie Lennox’s in Cork to the Monte Carlo in Monaghan.

# culture-magazine - Sunday 29 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here's why everyone needs to be watching Long Dark Twenties Long Dark Twenties

Here's why everyone needs to be watching Long Dark Twenties

The easiest binge watch you’ll ever undertake.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

12 stunning images of Ireland's islands that will make your jaw drop

A glimpse into the coastal dwellings of Ireland’s remaining puffins and kings.

Double Take: The shipwreck on Inis Oirr that stars in Father Ted

The story of MV Plassy, the steam trawler enjoying island life.

How burritos and doughnuts took over Dublin - and what you'll be eating next

As Aungier Danger announces the end of the road, what’s next for the capital’s food scene?

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

12 iconic Dublin landmarks, as captured by illustrator Shauna Harrison

The capital’s hotspots and hidden gems.

'Probably the most viewed Irish pub in the world': How O'Connor's in Salthill shot to unexpected stardom

It’s been called O’Connor’s Famous Pub for years – but now it has 375 million views on YouTube.

Double Take: Have you walked down Murdering Lane in Dublin?

A horrible history of this unassuming alleyway in Dublin 8.

'It was literally a dump': The stories behind 3 of Ireland's unlikeliest music venues

A quarry, a church, and a barbershop? Yep, some of the best places to catch live music around the country.

From The Daily Edge Kurt Cobain's family say 'Irish roots influenced his art' during exhibition in Kildare Growing Up Kurt Cobain

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

4 events for... beach lovers looking for fun in the sun

Don’t put the Factor 50 away yet.

'A country pub in the city': How the Royal Oak in Kilmainham became a pub for everyone

Dee Costello on how the ‘pub you might find up a mountain’ has changed down the years.

12 evocative vintage snapshots from Irish family photo albums

Scroll through The Photo Album of Ireland.

Double Take: The windowless landmark on Dublin's College Green

No room with a view from Bank of Ireland’s headquarters.

9 unusual Irish movie locations you may not be aware of

We all know about Star Wars, but the Skelligs aren’t the only show in town. Here are some of the unsung spots of Irish moviemaking.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'Roger Moore popped in for a few drinks': Why French's pub in Gorey is a true original

A Wexford institution, the pub has been in the French family since 1890.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'When I started people would shout slurs': Inside the drag scene on Ireland's west coast

Drag in Ireland used to be a Dublin-only thing. Not any more.

4 events for... yoga enthusiasts in need of a grand stretch

Namaste your way through the weekend.

12 sun-soaked snapshots from Ireland's beer gardens in the hot weather

Ireland’s best outdoor areas for a cold pint with pals.

'Come for the view, stay for the craic': The mountain magic of the Blue Light pub

The Barnacullia landmark that’s a local to people from all over Dublin.

Double Take: The kitchen chair and teddy bear sitting on top of a Wicklow mountain

The chair, cast in bronze, looks out over the fields below.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

4 rainbow-coloured events for... Dublin Pride 2018

A host of colourful celebrations across the capital.

'Drinkable for under a fiver': Dublin By Pub's tongue-in-cheek Instagram reviews

The only guide you need to Dublin’s watering holes.

Double Take: The Leeside house that inspired a world-famous mathematician

George Boole produced some of his most famous work at 5 Grenville Place.

Chicken fillet roll delivery and brunch to your door: The Irish cafés changing up your Sunday morning

Too tired to leave the house? Let your Sunday come to you.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

4 events for... Poetry lovers and fans of spoken word

From Bloomsday theatrics in Dublin to poetry séisiúns in Cork.

12 photos showing run-down Dublin buildings in a brand new light

From a derelict pub in The Liberties to an abandoned arcade off O’Connell St.

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