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#dracula

# dracula - Sunday 2 February, 2020

The Irish For: Was Dracula's name inspired by Gaeilge? Probably not, but coincidence can be lovely
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# Column

The Irish For: Was Dracula's name inspired by Gaeilge? Probably not, but coincidence can be lovely

Feb 2nd 2020, 8:30 AM 14,481 Views 6 Comments

There are plenty of linguistic similarities between Irish and other languages.

# dracula - Monday 20 August, 2018

Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves think their on-screen marriage may have been legit
# Winona And Keanu Forever
From The Daily Edge
# Winona And Keanu Forever

Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves think their on-screen marriage may have been legit

Aug 20th 2018, 8:22 AM 5,508 Views 0 Comments

A real priest was used in the scene.

# dracula - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin
# Dracula
# Dracula

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin

Oct 25th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,443 Views 7 Comments

We explored the connections the author of Dracula has to Ireland’s capital.

# dracula - Sunday 22 October, 2017

How a former Riverdance star is turning Dracula into a mysterious stranger
# Whitby
# Whitby

How a former Riverdance star is turning Dracula into a mysterious stranger

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 15,508 Views 1 Comment

A new play premiering next week ignores the usual Dracula tropes, making the story even more eerie.

# dracula - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

The making of Dracula: How Bram Stoker's 'in-betweener' status inspired horror
# Dracula Does Dublin
# Dracula Does Dublin

The making of Dracula: How Bram Stoker's 'in-betweener' status inspired horror

Oct 26th 2016, 8:45 PM 2,176 Views 9 Comments

Being a middle-class Anglican in Victorian Dublin helped Stoker create one of literature’s most monstrous characters.

# dracula - Saturday 25 July, 2015

A festival in the heart of Dracula-country is giving away tickets in exchange for blood
# Bloody Electric Picnic
# Bloody Electric Picnic

A festival in the heart of Dracula-country is giving away tickets in exchange for blood

Jul 25th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,995 Views 7 Comments

You’ll need to be festival-fit in more ways than one.

# dracula - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Dracula's legacy: How the 'Irish-born' vampire kicked off horror films
# I Vant To Suck Your Blood
# I Vant To Suck Your Blood

Dracula's legacy: How the 'Irish-born' vampire kicked off horror films

Oct 26th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,530 Views 28 Comments

Dracula is the most enduring horror character – but why do we love him so much?

# dracula - Monday 8 July, 2013

Dracula producers ban fake tan in Irish casting call
# Fake Bake
From The Daily Edge
# Fake Bake

Dracula producers ban fake tan in Irish casting call

Jul 8th 2013, 11:20 AM 12,787 Views 31 Comments

They’re looking for olive-skinned people in Ireland – but fakes are not acceptable.

# dracula - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Polish archbishop condemns "dangers of pagan Halloween"
# Poland
# Poland

Polish archbishop condemns "dangers of pagan Halloween"

Oct 31st 2012, 4:04 PM 7,302 Views 60 Comments

Archbishop Andrzej Dziega denounced dressing up as ghouls and ghosts for the 31 October festival as a “promotion of paganism”, and of death.