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Recent Issues: Newsletter #16

Susanna Smyth of The Harlequin talks to us about the rise of vintage fashion in Dublin. There's the St. Patrick's Festival, Temple Bar Icon Walk and the Yard Crew.

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We chat to Renata Sperandio from Istituto Italiano, check in with an elephant keeper and get the feet tapping with Tradfest 2018.

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Our interview with Dr Ruth Johnson, Dublin City Archaeologist, building Dublin's data dashboard and the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

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An interview with Jenny Siung, Head of Education at Chester Beatty Library, the Dublin Book Festival and the Dublin Doc Fest.

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Conversation with two artists about being part of the Artists in Residence support programme, the Dalkey Lobster Festival and the Dublin City Triathlon.

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Ireland rugby player Mary Louise 'Maz' Reilly, Dublin Comic Con, taking place in the Convention Centre and the Dublin Quays Festival.

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Science in the City

A couple of weeks ago, astronomers at the Alma telescope in Chile discovered a supermassive black hole near the centre of the Milky Way. It is said to be one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun and roughly 1.4 trillion kilometres in length. When we read a science story, it is almost always sensational news. However, a lot of science stories go under the radar of the ordinary non-scientist, primarily because we simply don’t understand it; it’s too complex unless it’s a news story on a topical subject that we can relate to, like space or cancer research. A number of outreach programmes set up by the

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John Lambert, aka Irish musician Chequerboard, is by his own admission, “not a megaphone person,” however his music is being heard loud and clear around the world. Chequerboard’s most popular song on Spotify, Opening the Gates, has had almost 11 million streams, a pretty phenomenal achievement for the Dublin man whose gentle atmospheric music comprises looped acoustic guitar and textured electronica. Sitting down for a chat in the coffee shop of the Chester Beatty Library, John is modest about this unexpected success and candid about the winding road to it. Chequerboard’s ambient music was born from no

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What to do in Dublin this summer

On a summer day in Dublin city, there’s no danger of being bored. Indeed, for a relatively small city (by international standards), there’s always something to do, and this is remarked on by most visitors to the city. Yes, there are tourist attractions worth checking out: the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College and the Book of Kells, the National Gallery, the Natural History Museum and Christchurch Cathedral are all worth a look, but Dublin really comes alive through its people and its culture. Between theatre, live music, art exhibitions and installations, talks and workshops, comedy and family-friendly events happening Monday to Sunday, right through the yea

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