“This is a picture of my friend and his dog Rebel on our regular walk out to the Poolbeg Lighthouse on the Great South Wall recently.”
Category: Culture Desk
Issue 85: By Simon McGarr
“I grew up in a Dublin suburb and now I live in another one. This isn’t the world of the bustling city – the urban centre. And it isn’t the romanticism of the Irish countryside.”
In this 1940s-set film, scientist sisters find a way to tune in to TV and radio signals from the future – and play a pivotal role in Britain’s fight against Germany.
Though unable to find a permanent perch, painter and performer “Taoiseach Shame” continues to create
Louise Butler’s output is energetic and startling, says Richmond Road Studios manager Maeve Brennan. “It has all of these colours and risks.”
Gardening for Gorillas, reviewed
This book “a fitting tribute to the stunning plant life” of Dublin Zoo, and “a fascinating account of gardening ingenuity”.
The Artist and the Wall of Death, reviewed
In this documentary, an artist’s obsession with a death-defying carnival attraction brings him into conflict with a couple of hometown heroes from Granard.
Photo of the Month: March 2023
“Junior fell into our lives at the start of 2020. Like, literally fell into the Guinness yard.”
Dean: Chósta’s downtempo electronica is chilly, mellow and hauntingly beautiful
His first album, Twilight Transmissions, is “an impressive manifesto from a premier voice in Irish electronic music right now”.
Issue 84: By Karen Harte
“This 50-foot woman loves Dublin city and wants it to stop being destroyed by capitalist greed and allow its culture, arts and community to flourish.”
A Filmmaker Seeks Diverse Dublin Families to Collaborate with on a New Film
What’ll be the focus and roles? That will be up to those involved to decide, says filmmaker Jijo Sebastian.