A weekend in Dublin for visual art lovers, collectors and newcomers

Now in its third year, Dublin Gallery Weekend 2017 (23rd-26th November) is set to be the most ambitious yet, with a cutting-edge programme for...

Warner Bros. Awards Scholarship to Irish Film Student

Warner Bros. Ireland has awarded a scholarship to Allyn Quigley, an MA Screenwriting student at the National Film School at Dublin's Dun Laoghaire Institute...

George Victor Du Noyer’s Images of Ireland at Crawford Art Gallery

Over 150 watercolours and drawings by George Victor Du Noyer (1817 – 1869) are being exhibited at Crawford Art Gallery from 17 November 2017...

Ross Noble – El Hablador announced for Olympia Theatre

Who is El Hablador? It is Ross Noble. No, but who is the one they call El Hablador? I just said, it's Ross Noble....

Mario Rosenstock announces live Irish “In Your Face” Tour

Mario Rosenstock is set to embark on a nationwide Irish Tour with his stunning new one-man stage show In Your Face...and what a face!...

Tony Connelly, Fintan O’Toole and Alison Cowzer – Brexit Live at...

Penguin presents Brexit Live at The Olympia Theatre Dublin, Sunday 19 November. Tickets from €24 including booking fee and restoration levy go on sale...

Pure M Chats to… The Psychedelic Society of Ireland

In the infamous words of South Park's Mr. Mackey, "Drugs are bad, m'kay!" But perhaps not.  Research has shown that although there may be no...

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Dublin – book review

Today I take a break from talking about music to discuss a delightful new book by Irish writer Shane O’Reilly entitled The 500 Hidden...
The Yellow River

The Yellow River Exhibition by Gerard Smyth & Seán McSweeney opens...

THE YELLOW RIVER is a joint exhibition by two of Irelands most respected and revered artists, painter Seán McSweeney and poet Gerard Smyth, opening...
Moments of Joyce Festival 2017

Hollywood Actor Patrick Bergin and winning Eurovision Songwriter Shay Healy amongst...

Following on from the success of last years Bloomsday at the Duke Street Gallery, this years programme at the 'Moments of Joyce Festival 2017'...

James Acaster Interview

Most comedians wouldn’t use a stand-up show to clear the name of Yoko Ono, repeatedly sing a Kettering Town FC chant or reveal their...
Catholic

The Catholic Church: Hypocrisy at its finest

By Sarah Brett Growing up, I had never heard of a “Mother and baby home” being in existence. It sounds delightful. Good natured nuns taking...
Bin

“Just bin it and forget about it”- what really happens to...

In this phase of high mass consumption that we live in, putting rubbish into a bin is seen as a good deed. We put...
Truth

An Inconvenient Truth

By Stewart Killeen We surely live in historic times. The world, or at least the one that is ever-increasingly mediated to us, seems alight with...
Gary Kearney -RAY OF LIGHT

Gary Kearney exhibition at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford

Ray of Light by Gary Kearney is an exhibition of city scapes, the show will take place at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford from...
Reason

The Crusaders of Reason

By Stewart Killeen I love science. The pursuit of knowledge and truth. The excitement and challenge of inquiry. The potential it holds to shake us...

Review: Bugsy Malone – National Concert Hall

People of a certain vintage will have fond memories of the 1976 classic Bugsy Malone, a film set in 1920's prohibition era, gangster ridden New York-...

Citizens’ Assembly – Last Day to Submit

The job of the Citizens' Assembly is to discuss the possibility of having a referendum on repealing the Eight Amendment.  They are taking submissions...

Festivus Collectivus! – The Barely Christian Festival

The Christmas season is well on its way, and I am waiting for the moment somebody complains about the Americanisation of Christmas.  Or indeed,...
Liverpool

It’s Now Or Never For Liverpool And Jurgen Klopp

By Damien Mc Evoy The International break is never welcome by football fans, let alone this most recent one.  The anticipation has been building for...