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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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Dublin’s Moving Statues

We’ve a bit of an aul obsession with statues here in Dublin, the nature of which has changed a bit over the centuries, years and months. First it was commissioning them, and boy did we commission them like they were going out of fashion, commemorating and solidifying in bronze the likenesses and memories of all the great political, cultural, fictional and notional heroes of our times. Then, for a short period there in the mid 80s, the 1980s that is, inspired by a reported 30 sightings up and down the country of statues of the Virgin Mary moving, we saw people, whether they went to mass or not, gathering at grottos outside churches all over the capital and its suburbs wan

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Cutting A Fine Figure

From one chair to three shops – the success of Cut & Sew Barbershop culture is on the rise in Dublin. Barbershops are becoming cultural hotspots. Places you can go not only for a haircut, but for music, design or even a whiskey. By taking the best of New York’s barbershops and adding a touch of creativity and an Irish welcome, Sean Bryan of Cut & Sew has built his business from one chair in the basement of a record shop to three stores in Dublin’s city centre. And he isn’t finished yet. caught up with Sean to see what’s behind his success. Sean left school after

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Croke Park: From Hill 60 to Hill 16

Croke Park. It’s not just a stadium. As Tim Carey, author of Croke Park: A History says, ‘More than perhaps any other sporting venue, Croke Park represents something that is beyond sport’. The place has always had another agenda – one that’s intimately connected with the birth and evolution of a nation. ‘It is freighted with historical significance’, says Carey, ‘from the naming of the stands after various figures associated with the GAA to the momentous historical event of Bloody Sunday. Perhaps no other stadium in the worl

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