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Wednesday 7 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 7th 2018, 5:30 PM 815 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sean's Bar
# Sean's Bar

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

Feb 7th 2018, 5:30 PM 7,137 Views 1 Comment

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
# Double Take
# Double Take

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

Feb 7th 2018, 5:30 PM 1,549 Views 0 Comments

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
# Going Out Out
# Going Out Out

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

Feb 7th 2018, 5:29 PM 13,838 Views 6 Comments

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

4 events for... shape-throwing lovers of dance
# Find Your Rhythm
# Find Your Rhythm

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

Feb 7th 2018, 3:46 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

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

Friday 2 February, 2018

Is it time to accept that Justin Timberlake is just a bit... past it?
# Man Of The Woods
From The Daily Edge
# Man Of The Woods

Is it time to accept that Justin Timberlake is just a bit... past it?

Feb 2nd 2018, 5:16 PM 10,184 Views 7 Comments

His new album is bloated and messy. Is he past his prime?

Wednesday 31 January, 2018

16 of the cosiest photos of pub snugs around Ireland
# SNUG LIFE
# SNUG LIFE

16 of the cosiest photos of pub snugs around Ireland

Jan 31st 2018, 4:29 PM 3,726 Views 0 Comments

Snug as a bug.

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

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

Jan 31st 2018, 4:29 PM 5,006 Views 1 Comment

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

The deadly Where's Me Jumper? tribute outside Bishop Lucey Park in Cork
# Double Take
# Double Take

The deadly Where's Me Jumper? tribute outside Bishop Lucey Park in Cork

Jan 31st 2018, 4:29 PM 4,088 Views 2 Comments

Top Marx.

'People have trouble finding us': 4 Irish foodie destinations in distinctly unlikely places
# Off The Beaten Track
# Off The Beaten Track

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

Jan 31st 2018, 4:28 PM 26,279 Views 1 Comment

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

4 events for... market lovers in search of a bargain
# In The Market
# In The Market

4 events for... market lovers in search of a bargain

Jan 31st 2018, 3:47 PM 1,357 Views 1 Comment

Farmers markets, flea markets and more.

Friday 26 January, 2018

Why Busy Philipps and Michelle Williams' friendship is the greatest Hollywood love story
# Busy And Michelle 4eva
From The Daily Edge
# Busy And Michelle 4eva

Why Busy Philipps and Michelle Williams' friendship is the greatest Hollywood love story

Jan 26th 2018, 5:00 PM 16,250 Views 1 Comment

#FriendshipGoals.

Wednesday 24 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 24th 2018, 4:13 PM 3,177 Views 1 Comment

“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
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

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

Jan 24th 2018, 4:13 PM 6,633 Views 1 Comment

Step into Nancy’s and make yourself at home.

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

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

Jan 24th 2018, 4:12 PM 6,542 Views 4 Comments

Ever heard of Armstrong Walk?

Members only: Behind the door of Dublin's exclusive drinking and dining clubs
# You're Not On The List
# You're Not On The List

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

Jan 24th 2018, 4:10 PM 37,849 Views 21 Comments

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

4 events for... anyone looking for an art injection
# Picture This
# Picture This

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

Jan 24th 2018, 4:10 PM 705 Views 0 Comments

Irish art fans are spoiled for choice this week.

Friday 19 January, 2018

'I hope that she had a sense of how loved she was'
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

'I hope that she had a sense of how loved she was'

Jan 19th 2018, 5:17 PM 6,366 Views 2 Comments

What the death of Dolores O’Riordan can teach us about telling people how we feel.

Wednesday 17 January, 2018

4 events for... live comedy fans (or anyone wanting to cheer up their January)
# Are You Having A Laugh
# Are You Having A Laugh

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

Jan 17th 2018, 5:29 PM 583 Views 0 Comments

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
# Colours Of Ireland
# Colours Of Ireland

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

Jan 17th 2018, 3:21 PM 1,251 Views 0 Comments

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
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

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

Jan 17th 2018, 3:20 PM 5,384 Views 3 Comments

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
# Double Take
# Double Take

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

Jan 17th 2018, 3:19 PM 1,783 Views 0 Comments

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
# Night Owls
# Night Owls

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

Jan 17th 2018, 3:19 PM 55,931 Views 28 Comments

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

Friday 12 January, 2018

The lack of lead actress nominees at the IFTAs perfectly demonstrates why we need more Irish films starring women
# Girls On Film
From The Daily Edge
# Girls On Film

The lack of lead actress nominees at the IFTAs perfectly demonstrates why we need more Irish films starring women

Jan 12th 2018, 5:11 PM 4,520 Views 7 Comments

‘Just imagine a year in which he had five actresses with meaty roles competing for an IFTA. It needn’t be a pipe dream, you know.’

Wednesday 10 January, 2018

4 events for... music lovers seeking something a little different
# Events Guide
# Events Guide

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

Jan 10th 2018, 3:44 PM 472 Views 0 Comments

From trad sessions to new Irish music.

17 of the most beautiful photos of winter skies around Ireland
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

17 of the most beautiful photos of winter skies around Ireland

Jan 10th 2018, 3:44 PM 10,872 Views 1 Comment

To remind you that January isn’t all bad.

'People come in to see their dads on the wall': The eccentric beauty of O'Lochlainn's in Ballyvaughan
# Story Of My Pub
# Story Of My Pub

'People come in to see their dads on the wall': The eccentric beauty of O'Lochlainn's in Ballyvaughan

Jan 10th 2018, 3:44 PM 1,341 Views 0 Comments

If it’s good enough for Steven Spielberg…

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

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

Jan 10th 2018, 3:43 PM 1,590 Views 0 Comments

Ever heard of Pawel Edmund Strzelecki?

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

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

Jan 10th 2018, 3:43 PM 12,685 Views 6 Comments

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

Sunday 7 January, 2018

Will Saoirse win? Can we expect Trump jokes? A preview of this year's Golden Globes
# Golden Globes
From The Daily Edge
# Golden Globes

Will Saoirse win? Can we expect Trump jokes? A preview of this year's Golden Globes

Updated Jan 7th 2018, 5:15 PM 5,844 Views 4 Comments

Awards season is GO.

Saturday 6 January, 2018

'The Heart of Darts' with an elusive world title in her sights once again at Lakeside
# The Dark Destroyer
From The42
# The Dark Destroyer

'The Heart of Darts' with an elusive world title in her sights once again at Lakeside

Jan 6th 2018, 10:00 AM 23,835 Views 35 Comments

Deta Hedman has been leading the way in women’s darts for years.

Wednesday 3 January, 2018

This Instagram account collects gorgeous photos of Dublin's most beautiful doorways
# Shut The Front Door
# Shut The Front Door

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:31 PM 2,010 Views 0 Comments

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

'It’s kind of like when you go to Tuscany and you get a nice Chianti': The Gravediggers on their €4.60 pints of Guinness
# The Story Of My Pub
# The Story Of My Pub

'It’s kind of like when you go to Tuscany and you get a nice Chianti': The Gravediggers on their €4.60 pints of Guinness

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 7,478 Views 10 Comments

And how the landlord pranked his brother in front of Roger Moore.

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

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 7,582 Views 6 Comments

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
# One Man's Trash
# One Man's Trash

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:29 PM 27,189 Views 23 Comments

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
# Culture Vultures
# Culture Vultures

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:25 PM 669 Views 0 Comments

Great arts events coming up around the country.

Monday 1 January, 2018

From Cats to Crimson: how one young Kilkenny athlete made the high jump to the Ivy League
# Hey Haahvard
From The42
# Hey Haahvard

From Cats to Crimson: how one young Kilkenny athlete made the high jump to the Ivy League

Jan 1st 2018, 12:00 PM 17,499 Views 13 Comments

How Donagh Mahon went from from St. Kiernan’s College to Harvard.

Friday 29 December, 2017

Stop giving famous men credit for changing their own children's nappies
# Nappy Duty
From The Daily Edge
# Nappy Duty

Stop giving famous men credit for changing their own children's nappies

Dec 29th 2017, 5:00 PM 6,518 Views 19 Comments

“Isn’t he very good?” Sure but he’s just doing what mothers do all the damn time.

Thursday 28 December, 2017

'Every time you see these shootings, it’s a physical pain in your heart and your stomach'
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

'Every time you see these shootings, it’s a physical pain in your heart and your stomach'

Dec 28th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,254 Views 13 Comments

Amy O’Connor talks to the sister of Kathy Kendrick, one of 16 victims of a Christmas massacre in Arkansas 30 years ago.

A plea to Irish media: stop giving airtime to devil's advocates and trolls
# Devils Advocate
From The Daily Edge
# Devils Advocate

A plea to Irish media: stop giving airtime to devil's advocates and trolls

Dec 28th 2017, 8:00 PM 7,904 Views 33 Comments

A plea for fewer shouty debates in 2018.