Tag Archive | Dublin

Exhibition: Alan Phelan – TBG+S Atrium – When the idea is extinguished

Exhibition: Alan Phelan – TBG+S Atrium – When the idea is extinguished

Alan Phelan: When the idea is extinguished TBG+S Atrium Space 19 July – 07 September 2019 Opening reception Thursday 18 July 2019 6-8pm Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5 – 9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2   Alan Phelan has been working for the past three years on reviving the Joly Screen process, a forgotten colour […]

Women’s Rugby: LGBT+ Inclusive Union Cup Dublin 2019

Women’s Rugby: LGBT+ Inclusive Union Cup Dublin 2019

Women rugby players took to the pitch for the first time at the LGBT+ inclusive Union Cup Dublin 2019 on Saturday, with players and supporters hoping their involvement would encourage other women and greater diversity in the sport. Ireland women’s rugby union international star, Lindsay Peat, said sport had improved her life, helping her to […]

Gig Review: Nile Rodgers and Chic at St Anne’s Park!

Gig Review: Nile Rodgers and Chic at St Anne’s Park!

Review By Frances Winston Nile Rodgers and Chic St Anne’s Park, Raheny, June 2nd, 2019 I have seen Nile Rodgers so many times at this stage that I could probably write the review in advance of the gig. He always puts on a wonderfully polished and feel-good show, that is full of some of the […]

Review: Rose McGowan – Words + Ideas – at NCH, Dublin

Review: Rose McGowan – Words + Ideas – at NCH, Dublin

By Frances Winston Rose McGowan – Words+Ideas National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 27th April 2019 Until 2017, Rose McGowan was predominately known for her work on the hugely-popular, and widely syndicated TV series, Charmed. However, that year, she named movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, as a rapist, bringing her to the forefront of the […]

Live Collision Arts Festival Announces Programme – Project Arts Centre 24-27 April

Live Collision Arts Festival Announces Programme – Project Arts Centre 24-27 April

Live Collision International Festival announces its 2019 programme, which takes over the Project Arts Centre, Dublin, 24-27 April This leading live art festival will present 38+ groundbreaking artists from across Europe, the UK, and Ireland, and host 15 premieres over 4 days Highlights include the highly acclaimed UK theatre pieces, Cock and Bull by Nic […]

Grace Petrie – Dublin Concert – 12th April 2019

Grace Petrie – Dublin Concert – 12th April 2019

Grace Petrie is a folk singer, songwriter, and activist from Leicester, UK.  Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over audiences everywhere. Grace Petrie is due to perform at the DC Music Club, 20 Camden Row, Dublin 8, Friday 12th April, 2019 […]

The Abbey Theatre: The Country  Girls – Until April 6th! (Trailer below)

The Abbey Theatre: The Country Girls – Until April 6th! (Trailer below)

Frances Winston reviews this play at the Abbey Theatre, based on a once-banned book by Edna O’Brien The Country Girls at The Abbey Theatre, Abbey St, Dublin 1 When Edna O’Brien published The Country Girls in 1960, it caused uproar, thanks to its depiction of Irish women, who wanted more than the marriage and motherhood […]