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Cruinniú na nÓg Announce Treats on the Streets

Organised by Cork City Council in conjunction with Creative Ireland, Cruinniú na nÓg will take place in Cork this Saturday June 12th. The national day of creativity will feature over…

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13 Top Crime Novels Set in Ireland

With its literary heritage, rich music scene, lyrical Celtic language and a dark and troubled political history, the Emerald Isle has provided inspiration for many a gripping crime novel. From…

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The Weird History Of Easter Traditions

Image Courtesy of The National Library of Norway There are many slightly confusing holidays out there, but Easter, with its candy eggs, playful bunnies, and very serious religious element, might be…

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Underestimate Me? – That’ll Be Fun!”

Underestimate Me? – That’ll Be Fun!” is a thought-provoking short film produced as part of a project between LMETB Community Education Service and Prosper Meath Kells. This short film helps…

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The enduring traditions of St. Brigid’s Day

February 1 is St. Brigid’s Day, also known as Imbolc, and marks the beginning of spring. Imbolc, also known as the Feast of Brigid, celebrates the arrival of longer, warmer…

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Nollaig na mBan – Women’s Christmas is celebrated in Ireland today!

January 6 is a special day in Ireland when we celebrate the women who worked so tirelessly during the holiday period. Nollaig na mBan (pronunciation Null-ug na Mon), which can…

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Old Ireland in colour, photos that present a new look at Ireland’s past.

Looking at images of times past gives an insight into history – we can see where we came from, and marvel at how different life was. The images can also…

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Cork Creative Enquiry – Arts And Older People Venture Announces 2019-2020 Artist Residencies

Cork City Council and Cork County Council have chosen four artist residencies for the next cycle of their collaborative Creative Enquiry – Arts and Older People programme. This project explores…

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Incase you Missed it…

Gaelic Football fans, don’t forget the Dublin/Cork All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Final is on this weekend, Sunday 16th September. #SeriousSupport has been shown for Ladies Gaelic Football in recent months…

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Free Events All Night Long

Culture Night Dublin is in its 13th year this year and is picking up where it left off, with a sprawling programme of events. This event is a celebration of…

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Happy Days this October

Cork Opera House will joyously welcome the world famous Harlem Gospel Choir October 20th, for an evening of contemporary gospel dashed with some jazz and blues. Embodying the spirit of…

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Tickets For Dublin’s Fringe Festival Are Now On Sale

Tickets are now on sale for the widely anticipated Dublin Fringe Festival coming to this fair city from September 8th-23rd. Every year tickets sell very fast so be sure to…

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Galway International Arts Festival 2018 Programme Revealed

Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) has revealed details of its 2018 programme. The festival, which takes place from 16-29 July, features a creative mix of Irish and international programme of…

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Mayo Student Chosen As Overall Winner Of Texaco Children’s Art Competition

Hetty Lawlor (17) from Kilmeena, Co Mayo has won the 64th Texaco Children’s Art Competition for her portrait study of a young neighbour titled ” Gráinne”. Her entry, which she…

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RTE Radio 1’s Short Story Competition Is Now Open

Submissions are being sought after for RTE Radio 1’s Short Story Competition for 2018. The writer who wins first place will receive €3,000, while second and third place winners are…

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If The Molly Malone Statue Could Speak What Would She Say?

Think about it, if the Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street could speak what would she say? That is the very question being posed to the general public by Fáilte…

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Keith Barry’s Magic Madhouse Is Coming To University Concert Hall Limerick

Mentalist and magician Keith Barry is presenting a live performance of his new show “Magic Madhouse” in University Concert Hall Limerick this Thursday, February 22nd. The event starts at 8pm…

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Polly & The Beanstalk Is Coming To The Olympia Theatre

The Applegreen Christmas Panto Polly & The Beanstalk is coming to Dublin’s Olympia Theatre next Friday (November 15th). The all star cast includes Rory Cowan, formerly of Mrs Browns Boys,…

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The making of Glasgow’s Billy Connolly murals

Glasgow honoured one of its most famous sons in June, with three enormous murals produced in honour of comedian Billy Connolly’s 75th birthday. The ‘Big Yin’ said he was “flabbergasted”…

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Festivals in Ireland – August 2017

As July draws to a close, and dare we say it, the end of summer is on the horizon, it is high time to get planning to make sure that…

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Punchestown Music Festival returns with Tom Jones, Dr. Hook, Jess Glynne & more

The Punchestown Music Festival returns this summer with a two-day line-up featuring Tom Jones and Jess Glynne, on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July. This year’s festival has a decidedly…

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Leonard Cohen, Epic and Enigmatic Songwriter

Leonard Cohen, the Canadian poet and novelist who abandoned a promising literary career to become one of the foremost songwriters of the contemporary era, died on Monday at his home…

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Edward Albee, Trenchant Playwright for a Desperate Era, Dies at 88

Edward Albee, widely considered the foremost American playwright of his generation, whose psychologically astute and piercing dramas explored the contentiousness of intimacy, the gap between self-delusion and truth and the…

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Irish cities bid for European Capital of Culture title in 2020

  Councils in Limerick, Galway, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford  will be busy in the weeks ahead finalising their bids to be European Capital of Culture in 2020. Final bids will be…

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