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In the Loop: What’s Coming up in Dublin

Il Trovatore : The Royal Opera’s production of Il Trovatore will be screened in the Lighthouse Cinema live from the royal Opera house on Tuesday, January 31st. This will be director David Bosch’s first UK production of the Verdi classic….

In the Loop; Upcoming Artsy Events

Beardyman Live: Beardyman will be doing a night of improvisation along with MC Leen and Rob Lewis from the dream team on Sunday December 4th at the Sugar club. He will be taking suggestions from the audience and making up…

Coming Up: The Bram Stoker Festival

The Bram Stoker festival will take place this weekend from Friday the 28th to the 30th October, hosting plenty of day and night events throughout the Halloween bank holiday weekend. The festival is paying tribute to writer Bram Stoker who…

Fresher’s Week Brings Campus to Life

Last week saw the return of Freshers week on UCD campus, one of the most atmospheric and exciting weeks in UCD, as all the college societies once again set up their stands to establish themselves for the year. With so…

Event Guide: What Not to Miss this Culture Night

  Culture Night will take place this Friday September 16th and will see an array of free events all over the country, with Dublin being the largest centre. Beginning in 2005, Culture Night has blossomed into an essential evening on…

Candlelit Tales – A Once Upon a Time occasion not to be missed

It’s Wednesday night, I try to slip into the packed crowd. The atmosphere is brimming with excitement and Guinness perfume, some candles are weakly flickering against the deep red, rather kitschy, wallpaper in the upper room of the Stag’s Head….

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Savvy Saving; Spring Sessions

As the college year draws to a close, many of us are thinking of ways to stretch out those last few euros. This being Ireland, it can be really difficult to come up with cheap, fun ideas that don’t revolve…

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BiggerBetterBiggerBetter

There’s been a bit of commotion lately. Dublin City Council has decided they’re reducing the standard size of apartments and our citizens just aren’t having it. We’d be mad to take a step backwards and make our apartments worse, this…

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Mainland European Comics: An Intro

When it comes to comic books, many of us have a specific picture in our mind; the American superhero comic. This style of comic has grown in popularity over the last couple of decades, especially with the growth of Marvel…

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Light on Concrete: Drawsoc go from Strength to Strength

Image courtesy of UCD Drawsoc In UCD for many years, it was difficult for those interested in the arts to find something for them. Many people would walk up to the ArtsSoc stand during Freshers Week asking about the arts,…

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So You Want to go to Drama School?

I’ll never forget morning I met Peter Campion. My dad had organised the meeting, as I was eager to meet a real working actor. I was sitting in a coffee shop in town, anxiously awaiting what was going to come…

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Review: A View From the Bridge

In the midst of the current migrant crisis Arthur Miller’s play A View from the Bridge, with its central theme of immigration morality, feels perhaps more relevant than ever. Not that Miller’s work needs any additional suspense – under the…