Category: Arts and Culture

Vinyl comeback seen on Dublin streets

Dublin’s city centre has found itself inundated with the oddest of entrepreneurial ventures over the past few months. Apparently, Dubliners just can’t get enough craft beer, poké, expensive coffee and €3 doughnuts that are packed with enough sugar to induce Type 2 diabetes. However, while these have quickly flooded our shelves and (somehow) emptied our

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Increase in female film production

Figures from the Irish Film Board have shown that the number of female producers involved in Irish filmmaking peaked in 2016, with 50 percent of film producing roles in 2016 undertaken by women. This was a twenty percentage point swing from the previous year which saw just 30 percent of women involved in these production

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Fingal outspend neighbouring county councils in public art

Fingal County Council has spent more on commissioned works of art under the Per Cent for Art scheme than any other suburban county council in Dublin in the past five years. From 2012 to 2017, Fingal County Council spent exactly €327,474 on funding for commissioned works of art under the Per Cent for Art scheme,

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Dude-Fest – Where have all the women gone?

We, as Irish people, love a good festival. Every year we wait patiently for the likes of Electric Picnic or Body & Soul to throw out their ever-expanding lists of who’ll be rocking the fields that summer, before spending the equivalent of a month’s rent on tickets, tents and tins of Carlsberg … a typical

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Creative Christmas addition to Dublin

Frost is a seasonal shopping experience which opened in Dublin city centre this week. Keeva Tyrrell reports on the latest Christmas addition to the capital’s streets.  Located on the ground floor of the Fumbally Exchange on Dame Lane, the shop will run from 23rd November until the 21st December. The collaborative craft shop features more than

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