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An Irish-language festival is coming to Dublin next week ... here's what's in store
# Imram
# Imram

An Irish-language festival is coming to Dublin next week ... here's what's in store

Oct 13th 2018, 5:30 PM 10,206 Views 9 Comments

IMRAM, the Irish language literature festival, is taking place in multiple venues around Dublin from Monday.

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies
# Waking The Feminists
# Waking The Feminists

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies

Jul 9th 2018, 9:14 AM 13,329 Views 73 Comments

The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.

'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair
# Delinquent Season
# Delinquent Season

'It can happen because you're in the wrong place at the wrong time': A movie about 'good people' having an affair

Apr 29th 2018, 10:34 AM 40,316 Views 5 Comments

Writer and director Mark O’Rowe’s latest film is the next chapter in a diverse and lauded career.

'People with disabilities are represented as one-dimensional, that they're happy all the time'
# All About Dis
# All About Dis

'People with disabilities are represented as one-dimensional, that they're happy all the time'

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:30 PM 15,077 Views 5 Comments

A new podcast is giving people with disabilities a platform to share their stories.

Long-delayed state-of-the-art €8 million cinema in Galway to finally open its doors this week
# Pálás
# Pálás

Long-delayed state-of-the-art €8 million cinema in Galway to finally open its doors this week

Feb 20th 2018, 9:11 AM 34,874 Views 52 Comments

The cinema will feature three screens, a bar and café.

'So many venues' wheelchair bathrooms won’t have sanitary bins, soap, or mirrors - they barely have a working lock'
# Going Out
# Going Out

'So many venues' wheelchair bathrooms won’t have sanitary bins, soap, or mirrors - they barely have a working lock'

Dec 2nd 2017, 8:15 AM 15,694 Views 7 Comments

Going to gigs or performances when you have a disability shouldn’t be a stressful experience. We find out more at the launch of Arts and Disability Ireland’s latest strategy.

Wellies? Check. Tickets? Check. But should I bring shorts? All you need to know about Electric Picnic
# Electric Feel
# Electric Feel

Wellies? Check. Tickets? Check. But should I bring shorts? All you need to know about Electric Picnic

Sep 1st 2017, 6:05 AM 13,510 Views 10 Comments

How to get there, some of our recommendations, and what kind of weather you should prepare for…

Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival
# Cruinniú Na Cásca
# Cruinniú Na Cásca

Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival

Apr 17th 2017, 6:19 PM 20,571 Views 47 Comments

Cruinniú na Cásca attracted some 550,000 people to events around the country.

Easter holidays have begun and here's what's happening around the country
# Enjoy Yourself
# Enjoy Yourself

Easter holidays have begun and here's what's happening around the country

Apr 8th 2017, 10:30 AM 13,957 Views 5 Comments

A quick round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the next week.

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding
# CREATIVE IRELAND
# CREATIVE IRELAND

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:38 PM 7,253 Views 2 Comments

Project to roll out free tuition in arts, drama, music and coding is attracting international attention.

These are the 56 arts and culture centres that will benefit from €9 million in funding
# Capital Investment
# Capital Investment

These are the 56 arts and culture centres that will benefit from €9 million in funding

Feb 13th 2017, 10:25 PM 11,171 Views 10 Comments

Over 85% of the funding is going to projects outside Dublin.

Russborough House is getting thousands in public funding for the first time in years
# Repairs
# Repairs

Russborough House is getting thousands in public funding for the first time in years

Dec 29th 2016, 2:47 PM 10,447 Views 9 Comments

In recent years the popular tourist attraction, constructed in the mid 1700s and located close to the Blessington Lakes, has faced funding difficulties.

Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died
# RIP
# RIP

Writer and 'rare public intellectual' Anthony Cronin has died

Dec 28th 2016, 12:43 PM 14,408 Views 19 Comments

He was 88 years old and is survived by his wife and daughter.

Government delays the sale of Pearse's last surrender letter
# 1916 Leader
# 1916 Leader

Government delays the sale of Pearse's last surrender letter

Dec 19th 2016, 9:38 PM 11,665 Views 27 Comments

The letter was added to the Register of Cultural Objects last Friday evening, which will delay the sale for a year.

'Another great loss to Irish letters' - John Montague dies aged 87
# RIP
# RIP

'Another great loss to Irish letters' - John Montague dies aged 87

Dec 10th 2016, 12:45 PM 9,157 Views 7 Comments

He passed away at his home in Nice and it is expected he will be laid to rest in Tyrone.

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing
# Spoilsports
# Spoilsports

Government to block bill calling for new public holiday, despite one of its own calling for the same thing

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:01 AM 15,895 Views 25 Comments

The Public Holidays Bill 2016 is being brought before the Dáil today by Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

Paris has finally opened its first-ever Oscar Wilde exhibition
# Running Wilde
# Running Wilde

Paris has finally opened its first-ever Oscar Wilde exhibition

Oct 1st 2016, 9:30 AM 11,924 Views 2 Comments

The writer died in the French capital.

Calls for a fixed date in the year to remember Ireland's Great Famine
# Commemorations
# Commemorations

Calls for a fixed date in the year to remember Ireland's Great Famine

Jul 8th 2016, 6:15 AM 17,810 Views 89 Comments

The current commemorations do not have a specific date.

Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok
# Back Off
# Back Off

Dublin City Council set to ban backing tracks for buskers - but amplifiers are ok

Jun 21st 2016, 3:44 PM 12,258 Views 61 Comments

Backing tracks are seen as a means of assisting (or even replacing) a performance.

Poll: Should the government increase arts spending by 445%?
# Heritage
# Heritage

Poll: Should the government increase arts spending by 445%?

May 18th 2016, 10:03 AM 26,611 Views 102 Comments

People are calling for a minimum spend.

Heaney's attic study to be recreated in former RUC station in Derry
# Homeplace
# Homeplace

Heaney's attic study to be recreated in former RUC station in Derry

May 17th 2016, 9:11 PM 9,784 Views 10 Comments

It’s for a new arts centre which will open in his name in Bellaghy.

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night
# Centenary
# Centenary

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night

Mar 29th 2016, 9:32 AM 69,768 Views 58 Comments

Centenary, which gathered together some of Ireland’s most talented musicians and performers, gave everyone goosebumps.

18 things all Irish arts students know to be true
# Arts Degree
From The Daily Edge
# Arts Degree

18 things all Irish arts students know to be true

Mar 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 7,991 Views 0 Comments

GIDDENS, GIDDENS.

This Irish arts festival has helped get mental health on the national agenda
# First Fortnight
# First Fortnight

This Irish arts festival has helped get mental health on the national agenda

Dec 30th 2015, 6:05 AM 6,858 Views 2 Comments

One of its founders tells us how they did it.

No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend

Oct 23rd 2015, 6:19 PM 15,504 Views 18 Comments

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best events.

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

Aug 13th 2015, 9:00 PM 18,283 Views 15 Comments

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across the country.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are the best events from around the country
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are the best events from around the country

Aug 6th 2015, 8:15 PM 18,051 Views 24 Comments

A quick round-up of the weekend’s best days out.

No plans for the bank holiday? Here are the best events lined up this weekend
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

No plans for the bank holiday? Here are the best events lined up this weekend

Jul 30th 2015, 9:00 PM 22,734 Views 50 Comments

A quick round-up of the long weekend’s best days out.

Goodbye to the Dublin that 'was about bars with neon lights and s**t music'
# Homebeat
# Homebeat

Goodbye to the Dublin that 'was about bars with neon lights and s**t music'

Jul 26th 2015, 7:30 PM 23,283 Views 18 Comments

A festival called Another Love Story takes place in a stately manor in Co Meath – and its founder talked to us about what makes it different.

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what you don't want to miss
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what you don't want to miss

Jul 24th 2015, 6:30 PM 27,544 Views 9 Comments

A round-up of the best events happening around the country this weekend.

Stuck for things to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Stuck for things to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country

Jul 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 22,917 Views 22 Comments

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across Ireland.

A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway
# Breast Is Best
# Breast Is Best

A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway

Jul 15th 2015, 9:14 PM 31,109 Views 26 Comments

Magical mammaries.

Looking for a good day out? Here's what's happening around Ireland this weekend
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for a good day out? Here's what's happening around Ireland this weekend

Jul 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 30,917 Views 20 Comments

A quick round-up of weekend events taking place across Ireland.

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status
# On The Up
# On The Up

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status

Jul 9th 2015, 10:25 AM 20,435 Views 3 Comments

It’s been going for 15 years.

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Looking for a weekend plan? Here's what's happening around the country

Jul 3rd 2015, 5:25 PM 35,283 Views 31 Comments

These are just some of the big events on this weekend.

No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
# County-by-county Guide
# County-by-county Guide

No plans for the weekend yet? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

Jun 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,653 Views 12 Comments

These are just some of the big events happening around the country.

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Christie's formally withdraws Russborough paintings from auction

Jun 26th 2015, 2:57 PM 8,282 Views 0 Comments

… but there’s an October deadline to come up with other philanthropic alternatives to keep the paintings is Ireland.

Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Stuck for a weekend plan? Here are some of the best things to do around Ireland

Jun 18th 2015, 9:00 PM 26,370 Views 17 Comments

A quick round-up of events happening around the country.

My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed
# Opinion
# Opinion

My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed

Mar 5th 2015, 12:57 PM 1,144 Views 6 Comments

The push for strong female characters literature is great, but let’s remember that ‘strong’ doesn’t mean ‘perfect’.

James Blunt pens scathing response to MP who called him 'posh'
# To Put It Bluntly
From The Daily Edge
# To Put It Bluntly

James Blunt pens scathing response to MP who called him 'posh'

Jan 19th 2015, 1:44 PM 4,813 Views 2 Comments

Blunt called the MP a “classist gimp”.