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There’s A Little Bit Of ‘Aisling’ In Us All

When I read online last year that a book was being written based on the famous Facebook group, Oh My God What A Complete Aisling, which I was a member of, I was sceptical. Actually more then that, I rolled…

In The Loop: Dublin Events

‘Roise’ Dir. Paddy Breathnach Now showing in cinemas. ‘Roddy Doyle’s screenplay puts a human face to Dublin’s homeless issue and the increasing numbers of families affected. Rosie (Sarah Greene), partner John Paul (Moe Dunford), and their four young children have…

In The Loop: On Campus

Arts & Events Editor Ailbhe Longmore looks at the best upcoming events happening on campus this week.   UCD LGBTQ+ MEDIA WEEK Queer Theatre Workshop Venue: 1.19 Ag Building Date: 17th October 5pm ‘This practical workshop was created by some…

Has Dating Always Been This Difficult?

A lot has happened to me in 2018. I was evicted from my home in Germany while on Erasmus. I discovered that Mcdonald’s Germany does not do hash browns at breakfast time to my utter dismay. It’s okay to cry…

In The Loop: Dublin Events

BP Fallon: The Camera & I, a solo exhibition Venue: Hen’s Teeth, Fade Street Date: 11th to 18th October, 2018 Music legend BP Fallon’s first ever solo exhibition of photography opens at Hen’s Teeth on Thursday 11​th October and features…

The Importance of The Ordinary Female Story

As with everyone else in the world, I was in love with the Netflix original movie To all the boys I loved before. The sweet storyline, the wonderful and likeable characters, the general aesthetic of the movie and of course…

Abortion & Art: What We Can Learn from Paula Rego

In the weeks leading up to the 8th amendment referendum in Ireland, I have started to think of representatives, icons and movements that we have had before this when a country was faced with a similar social, political and often…

In The Loop

De-Extinction Revival : Extinction, the termination of a particular species, something we expect cannot be reversed. However it seems scientists are already on their way to resurrecting the species we thought we would never see again. Science Gallery Dublin are…

In The Loop

Opera Briefs:  The Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art are collaborating to bring two operas to the Abbey Theatre. The operas have a central theme that circulates around women, the control of women,…

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What Have the Pythons Ever Done for Us? Starting on April Fools day and continuing through to May, Dublin and Galway will see a celebration of the works of the Monty Python Group. This will also be an opportunity to…

100 Years of Claude Debussy

It is perhaps one of the most recognised pieces of classical music along with the likes of Edvard Grieg’s Peer Cynt Suite No.1 ‘Morning Mood’ and Frederic Chopin’s Nocturnes, but do we really know Clair de Lune, or the man…

‘Colour Is Life’ Exhibition at the National Gallery

Emil Nolde was one of the first artists of the expressionist movement and member of the original expressionist groups. Born 7th August 1867 in Nolde, Denmark, he came from a traditional protestant farming background, one which he would later detach…