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# culture-magazine - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

4 events for... fun-lovers seeking a free festival this summer

All of the fun and none of the cost.

8 rainbow-tinted photos of Dublin landmarks decorated for Pride

Dublin Pride Parade is taking place this Saturday.

'When someone walks through the door, they forget where they are': Inside Galway's most innovative cocktail bar

The America Village Apothecary and Tasting Room aims to change the way we think about cocktails.

Double Take: The 'tomb of the jealous man and woman' said to have healing powers

The tomb dates back to the 16th century.

'The weekend is crazy': An insider guide to the best Brazilian food in Dublin, from feijoada to coxinhas

On Moore Street, a restaurant is hotly tipped by Brazilians for an authentic taste of home.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

4 events for... celebrating Pride 2019 in style around Dublin

Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival kicks off today.

7 illustrations of Cork city pubs by artist Lucia Moreno - plus the reasons to visit them

“The pubs are what got me hooked on Cork.”

'At the end of the day I just love it': How one man's passion for poitín led to one of Dublin's most talked-about new bars

New bar 1661 aims to bring back an overlooked spirit, according to its founder.

6 of the most amazing Irish photography accounts to follow on Instagram, according to photographers

From incredible sky photography to boundary-pushing portraits: give your feed new life with these images.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

4 events for... foodies looking to try something new at Taste of Dublin

It’s that time of year again.

'Fans started knocking on the door': How the namesake pub of blues legend Rory Gallagher was reborn

Gallagher’s Gastro Pub is now a husband-and-wife operation with an impressive food offering.

Double Take: The mystery of the billiard-playing monkeys at the National Library of Ireland

The unusual sculpture was created in the 19th century.

The first cup: 10 early risers share their favourite places to grab a sunrise coffee in Dublin

In town and looking for an early fix of caffeine or breakfast? Here are some starting points.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'Remove the street from your feet': 6 photos of old boot-scrapers around Dublin city

(Plus, what a boot-scraper actually is.)

'The annoying pimple on the music establishment': A melting pot of tribes on Dublin's Thomas Street

How the Thomas House keeps the flame burning in an increasingly “sanitised” city.

Double Take: The Dublin city car park where the world's first mini spirit bottle was born

There’s a good chance that you’ve passed it by.

6 wild and wonderful festivals to party at this summer, according to Irish musicians

Looking for a unique festival experience? We asked the people who know best.

4 events for... festival fans on the hunt for something fresh

Wellies and raincoats at the ready.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

4 events for... getting gloriously outdoors this Bank Holiday weekend

*Another* Bank Holiday weekend? You bet.

Shut it! 7 pieces of head-turning shop-shutter art around Dublin city

What goes up must come down.

'Jesus, we're a brilliant pub, but we're a terrible off-licence': The story of Galway's legendary Blue Note bar

Malachy Duggan explains why it’s the only pub in the city with its own 30-piece choir.

Double Take: The Cork theatre that once housed a one-of-a-kind sculpture collection

The Canova casts have a complicated history.

'You'll be hooked': 7 books that won't let you down for a holiday read, according to Irish writers

We asked authors to share the books they find themselves going back to, again and again.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

6 eye-catching images of Dublin's 'vanishing' buildings by photographer David Jazay

“I felt that the city was once again changing fast.”

'When they step into the room, there's magic': The Grand Social's rise from the ashes of a superpub

In a former life this was Pravda, a Celtic Tiger cavern. It’s now something very different.

Double Take: The site of the Harold's Cross house where Robert Emmet hid before his execution

An easy-to-miss plaque remembers his time there.

11 of the most beautiful shopfronts and signs around Dublin, chosen by artists and designers

From venerable pubs to pop-up restaurants: the typography that brightens the streets of the capital.

# culture-magazine - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

A journey through music, youth culture and loss is coming to Ballymun

A new work opens tonight in the Axis theatre.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

5 brilliant Irish illustrators to follow, as recommended by artist Conor Nolan

It’s time to upgrade your Instagram feed.

'People meet, discuss, hear stories and sing': How one of Ireland's oldest houses became a pub... again

The chequered history of the Hole In The Wall in Kilkenny.

Double Take: The surprising site of the first Irish cinema that was set up by James Joyce

It’s likely that you’ve been on the site of Ireland’s first cinema without knowing.

Up a mountain, by the sea, in a caravan: 6 of the most unlikely places for coffee around Ireland

We highlight some of the most unique spots to get an Americano – and enjoy the view while you’re at it.

# culture-magazine - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

4 events for... literature lovers at Dublin's International Literature Festival

Including workshops, talks and performances.

'We all got very excited': How Drop Dead Twice grew a bar from a chance conversation

A new bar concept came to life at a Bruce Springsteen gig… and here’s what happened next.

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