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Culture Night: Too much to see?

Culture Night is a spectacular evening that showcases the very best of what Dublin has to offer. It is a chance to explore, all the artistic and musical talent,which is rarely seen or too expensive for the vast majority of…

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Mind, Body & Soul

Over the years, UCDSU hasn’t had the best reputation among students. Known for creating egos and the infamous “hacks”, it’s quite easy to make fun of our Students’ Union. Often seen as a clique, the only way in was to…

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Graffiti: Crime, art or in between?

Irish society has advanced leaps and bounds since the conservative 70s, to the budding model society of the 90s, all the way to the present day. The Irish are now proud to announce that theirs is a culture of acceptance,…

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The History of Jameson

Today “Jameson” is pretty much a synonym for “Irish whiskey” the world over. In fact, Jameson is currently the world’s number one selling Irish whiskey by a fair margin. Although, what many people don’t know is the man that started…

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Dismaland

A new theme park unlike any before opened this August. A large pond in the centre of it with a misshapen Ariel and dirty water, this dark theme park had many people from around the area curious. Some thought that…

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Culture Night Tonight: Showcasing Semen Sculptures and Le Galaxie

Culture Night kicks off tonight in Dublin, with free entrance to over 1,000 free events across the city. Tonight is all about exploring the artistic, musical talent, food and alcohol of this great city we have chosen to study in….

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A look at Oscar Wilde

Irish literature has been blessed with many great writers. From James Joyce to Roddy Doyle, Irish talent has stretched over generations. One Irish writer in particular is popular the world over. What he has done not only for literature but…

All life is here: Body & Soul

There’s a lot of living to be done in three days, if you can find the right time and place to do it. Lay on rolling meadows, tidy gardens, lush forests and a generous lashing of sun and blue skies…

Review: Hannibal

Whilst it’s odd sometimes to comprehend, people have always been incredibly interested in the strange and unusual in the world. It’s our natural human curiosity at play. We follow the stories of mass murderers and cult leaders like they’re the…

Jameson Film Festival: Review and Special Picks

The Jameson Film Festival finished on the 29th of March with a spectacular final day full of impressive films, enchanting guests, and tired but satisfied volunteers and staff. The festival which is Ireland’s premier film festival has had a massively…

Literature since the Time of Cholera: Celebrating Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The 17th of April marks the first anniversary of the death of Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The journalist turned novelist received the Nobel prize for literature in 1982 for his novels and literary works. Throughout his career in journalism,…

Self Publishing: Another Way

Last time I spoke of Agents, Publishers, and Editors. I neglected to talk about self-publishing for a number of reasons. It takes some explaining to properly explore all the intricate facets of self-publishing. It has both positives and negatives in…