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Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From wild horses to Elvis: A tour of Galway street art in 11 photos
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From wild horses to Elvis: A tour of Galway street art in 11 photos

Nov 14th 2018, 4:01 PM 1,710 Views 0 Comments

A concise guide to the imagery around the City of Tribes.

Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name
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Double Take: The 'Joker's Chair' in the heart of Dublin - and where it got its name

Nov 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 2,318 Views 0 Comments

Take a seat and remember Ireland’s favourite fictional priest.

4 events for... literature lovers to bookmark at Dublin Book Festival
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4 events for... literature lovers to bookmark at Dublin Book Festival

Nov 14th 2018, 3:58 PM 267 Views 0 Comments

A weekend of storytelling, exhibitions, and panel discussions featuring Ireland’s finest literary figures.

Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Double Take: The plaque asking people to 'kick the wall' on Salthill prom
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Double Take: The plaque asking people to 'kick the wall' on Salthill prom

Nov 7th 2018, 5:33 PM 3,856 Views 0 Comments

You can’t leave Galway before you kick the wall.

Across the way: 11 of Ireland's most breathtaking bridges, in photos
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Across the way: 11 of Ireland's most breathtaking bridges, in photos

Nov 7th 2018, 5:32 PM 1,401 Views 0 Comments

Century-old stone bridges in Cork and contemporary designs in Dublin city.

4 events for... movie buffs seeking the best of Cork Film Festival 2018
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4 events for... movie buffs seeking the best of Cork Film Festival 2018

Nov 7th 2018, 5:31 PM 447 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s favourite film festival returns to the real capital.

Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Pop art fan? These signed Warhol prints will be on show in Dublin later this month
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Pop art fan? These signed Warhol prints will be on show in Dublin later this month

Oct 31st 2018, 4:48 PM 569 Views 0 Comments

From The Factory to the RDS.

Double Take: The bronze boy flying a paper plane in Dublin 6
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Double Take: The bronze boy flying a paper plane in Dublin 6

Oct 31st 2018, 4:47 PM 707 Views 0 Comments

Richard Crosbie grew up to fly air balloons, and the statue marks the site of his first expedition.

4 events for... anyone who loves musical theatre
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4 events for... anyone who loves musical theatre

Oct 31st 2018, 4:43 PM 221 Views 0 Comments

Hit the right note with these November shows.

Wednesday 24 October, 2018

4 events for... Halloween lovers looking for something scarily different
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4 events for... Halloween lovers looking for something scarily different

Oct 24th 2018, 4:39 PM 407 Views 0 Comments

Fill your Halloween weekend with scary movies, haunted tours and spooky parades.

9 of Ireland's most dramatic ruined churches, in photos
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9 of Ireland's most dramatic ruined churches, in photos

Oct 24th 2018, 4:38 PM 957 Views 0 Comments

Is there anywhere more Halloween-appropriate than a ruined church? Perhaps not.

Double Take: The hidden Dublin graveyard that's more than 1,000 years old
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Double Take: The hidden Dublin graveyard that's more than 1,000 years old

Oct 24th 2018, 4:38 PM 2,474 Views 0 Comments

The many plots of Bully Acre’s incredible past.

Wednesday 17 October, 2018

4 events for... coffee lovers looking for a fresh fix
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4 events for... coffee lovers looking for a fresh fix

Oct 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 656 Views 0 Comments

From walking tours to coffee courses.

5 striking portraits of legendary musicians captured by Irish journalist BP Fallon
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5 striking portraits of legendary musicians captured by Irish journalist BP Fallon

Oct 17th 2018, 4:33 PM 1,535 Views 0 Comments

From Keith Richards to Debbie Harry.

Double Take: The vibrant new mural celebrating Waterford's Viking heritage
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Double Take: The vibrant new mural celebrating Waterford's Viking heritage

Oct 17th 2018, 4:32 PM 713 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s oldest walled city got a colourful makeover.

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Four artists, two weeks and the Wild Atlantic Way: Photos from an art installation in the great outdoors
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Four artists, two weeks and the Wild Atlantic Way: Photos from an art installation in the great outdoors

Oct 10th 2018, 5:10 PM 501 Views 0 Comments

Art fans headed to Lough Hyne in West Cork last month.

4 events for... explorers seeking the best of Open House Dublin 2018

4 events for... explorers seeking the best of Open House Dublin 2018

Oct 10th 2018, 5:10 PM 580 Views 0 Comments

Free tours of Dublin’s finest architecture; from eighteenth-century townhouses to tenement buildings.

Double Take: The bench in St Stephen's Green celebrating a little-known married couple
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Double Take: The bench in St Stephen's Green celebrating a little-known married couple

Oct 10th 2018, 5:08 PM 2,152 Views 0 Comments

The story of social reformers, Anna and Thomas Haslam.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

4 events for... drama lovers looking for the best of Dublin Theatre Festival 2018
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4 events for... drama lovers looking for the best of Dublin Theatre Festival 2018

Oct 3rd 2018, 3:07 PM 461 Views 0 Comments

From Samuel Beckett to William Shakespeare, visceral stories come to life on the stage.

Step by step: 12 of Ireland's most striking staircases, in photos
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Step by step: 12 of Ireland's most striking staircases, in photos

Oct 3rd 2018, 3:07 PM 1,899 Views 1 Comment

Striking curves, beautiful bannisters.

Double Take: The little-noticed laneway called Misery Hill in Dublin
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Double Take: The little-noticed laneway called Misery Hill in Dublin

Oct 3rd 2018, 3:06 PM 6,760 Views 1 Comment

The unlikely association with St James in Dublin’s Docklands.

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

4 events for... thrifty shoppers looking for a quirky market find

4 events for... thrifty shoppers looking for a quirky market find

Sep 26th 2018, 4:57 PM 764 Views 0 Comments

Books in Temple Bar and fresh produce in Cork.

Double Take: The fairy trees dotted with rags, beads and dodies
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Double Take: The fairy trees dotted with rags, beads and dodies

Sep 26th 2018, 4:53 PM 2,179 Views 0 Comments

Leave an object, make a wish.

Wednesday 19 September, 2018

4 events for... anyone seeking out the best of Culture Night 2018

4 events for... anyone seeking out the best of Culture Night 2018

Sep 19th 2018, 4:24 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

Historical walking tours in Dublin and the former Galway residence of a literary giant.

12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland
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12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland

Sep 19th 2018, 4:24 PM 1,454 Views 0 Comments

A tour of the beautiful and derelict dwellings across the country.

Double Take: The full-size, 50-feet-tall concrete replica of the Lourdes grotto in Dublin 8
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Double Take: The full-size, 50-feet-tall concrete replica of the Lourdes grotto in Dublin 8

Sep 19th 2018, 4:23 PM 3,094 Views 0 Comments

The religious shrine found in an urban neighbourhood.

Wednesday 12 September, 2018

4 events for... live music fans looking for their next gig
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4 events for... live music fans looking for their next gig

Sep 12th 2018, 5:10 PM 467 Views 0 Comments

From Damien Dempsey in a Dingle church to Wyvern Lingo at the Róisín Dubh.

All aboard: 12 of Ireland's most picturesque railway stations
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All aboard: 12 of Ireland's most picturesque railway stations

Sep 12th 2018, 4:58 PM 1,685 Views 0 Comments

Stay on the right side of the tracks with these architectural gems.

Double Take: The drinking fountain for cows in Dublin 7
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Double Take: The drinking fountain for cows in Dublin 7

Sep 12th 2018, 4:58 PM 1,546 Views 1 Comment

Haymarket Square was once the home of a thriving livestock market.

Wednesday 5 September, 2018

12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn
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12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn

Sep 5th 2018, 4:31 PM 537 Views 0 Comments

“All the leaves are brown…”

4 events for... art lovers looking for a visual feast

4 events for... art lovers looking for a visual feast

Sep 5th 2018, 4:26 PM 342 Views 0 Comments

Paintings, textiles, and paper obelisks. All your art needs met across the country.

Double Take: The eerie swamp statue found in a little-known Wicklow park
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Double Take: The eerie swamp statue found in a little-known Wicklow park

Sep 5th 2018, 4:25 PM 5,180 Views 2 Comments

Meet the zombie-like granite figure that resides in a park designed for meditation.

Wednesday 29 August, 2018

4 events... to catch at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival
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4 events... to catch at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival

Aug 29th 2018, 5:33 PM 910 Views 0 Comments

Buy your tickets now before the best stuff sells out.

Double Take: The creepy Waterford structure that was once Ireland's longest bridge
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Double Take: The creepy Waterford structure that was once Ireland's longest bridge

Aug 29th 2018, 5:24 PM 3,364 Views 0 Comments

The Old Red Iron Bridge was a central part of Ireland’s transport network in the early 1900s.

Trinity College in 2D: 12 Irish landmarks brilliantly re-created with paper
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Trinity College in 2D: 12 Irish landmarks brilliantly re-created with paper

Aug 29th 2018, 5:14 PM 582 Views 0 Comments

Jessica Rooney Deane has paper-ified Croke Park, Clare pubs and more.

Wednesday 22 August, 2018

4 events for... sea swimmers looking for a splash this weekend
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4 events for... sea swimmers looking for a splash this weekend

Aug 22nd 2018, 5:11 PM 438 Views 0 Comments

Go dolphin-spotting in Clare or test your endurance at Seapoint.

Father Pat Noise, James Joyce and The Chieftains: 12 of Dublin's most interesting wall plaques
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Father Pat Noise, James Joyce and The Chieftains: 12 of Dublin's most interesting wall plaques

Aug 22nd 2018, 5:11 PM 517 Views 0 Comments

Stop and stare at these commemorations around the capital.

Double Take: The Dublin 7 church with a crypt full of mummies down below
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Double Take: The Dublin 7 church with a crypt full of mummies down below

Aug 22nd 2018, 5:10 PM 1,674 Views 2 Comments

Meet the ‘Big Four’ at one of Dublin city’s more macabre landmarks, St Michan’s Church.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

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

Aug 15th 2018, 3:33 PM 4,294 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Aug 15th 2018, 3:32 PM 12,516 Views 2 Comments

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

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