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21 killed in Kenya hotel attack

By Juliane Girl / January 17, 2019

On Tuesday at around 12:00 GMT gunmen stormed the DusitD2 hotel and business complex in Nairobi opening fire on the hotel guests. Upon entering one of the men blew himself up in the hotel lobby. The assault resulted in a 19-hour standoff between police forces and terrorists with several hotel guests and employees barricading themselves […]

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Top 3 Events for Thursday

By Juliane Girl / January 17, 2019

Poetry Pamphlet Party Join Poetry Ireland for an evening of readings in celebrating the poetry pamphlet. Featuring readings by poets from published or forthcoming pamphlets: Soft Touch (Smith Doorstep) by Louise G. Cole, genuine human values (The Lifeboat) by Susannah Dickey, Little Deaths (Smithereens) by Seanín Hughes, Sexy Fruit (Broken Sleep Books) by Alice Kinsella, […]

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MPs vote down Brexit deal

By Juliane Girl / January 16, 2019

On Tuesday, MPs voted down the Brexit deal Prime minister Theresa May had negotiated with the EU, by an overwhelming majority. With 432 of the votes against the deal and only 202 in favor of it, the only offer on the table has been rejected leaving the UK without a contract only 10 weeks before […]

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Top 3 Events for Wednesday

By Juliane Girl / January 16, 2019

Intimacy and Presence – Street Art Workshop “I often spend months thinking, exploring, developing, refining and realizing a single idea. My work conveys an emotional response to the society in which I am present. Both personal trauma and my career as a teacher have influenced who and what I highlight in my work.” Joe Caslin […]

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MPs vote Brexit deal today

By Juliane Girl / January 15, 2019

MPs are getting ready to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal today after the 5-day debate draws to a close. Voting will start at 7 GMT after a final speech by May at 6:30. The widely unpopular deal is expected to be refused by the parliament with MPs from May’s own party joining the opposition […]

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Top 3 Events for Tuesday

By Juliane Girl / January 15, 2019

Island of the Hungry Ghosts – Documentary The IFI shows this feature-length documentary film as part of the First Fortnight Festival. Island of the Hungry Ghosts is set on the remote Christmas Island. Poh Lin is a trauma counselor living on the remote Christmas Island with her young family. She works with people trying to […]

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Top 3 Events for Monday

By Juliane Girl / January 14, 2019

“Si Può Fare” – Film screening The IIC hosts a mental health-related film screening as part of First Fortnight Mental Health and Arts Festival 2019. Nello is the recently hired director of a newly developed work cooperative of former mental patients in 1980s Italy. After the closure of state psychiatric hospitals and asylums in Italy […]

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Top 3 Events on Friday

By Juliane Girl / January 11, 2019

Peachface – Concert Peachface will launch their debut single “You Never Saw Me Dance” with a gig in Bello Bar, Dublin on Friday. They are joined by Galway garage-pop delights Dott and Dublin singer songwriter Darragh McCabe. Having already captured hearts and ears at their performances supporting Paddy Hanna, and headlining Bagful of Songs in […]

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Tshisekedi to win the DR Congo election

By Juliane Girl / January 10, 2019

In the Congolese presidential election from the 30th of December, oppositional candidate Felix Tshisekedi has surprisingly announced the winner. Tshisekedi’s victory was announced overnight and immediately fuelled a debate over its legitimacy. Favored candidate Martin Fayulu criticized the outcome suspecting a backroom deal between Tshisekedi and current president Joseph Kabila. Fayulu reportedly said that the […]

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Top 3 Events for Thursday

By Juliane Girl / January 10, 2019

SINK OR SWIM – film screening Bertrand, an unemployed family man having a midlife crisis, joins an amateur male synchronised swimming team in this heart-warming comedy by Gilles Lellouche. Bertrand is not the only one in crisis, and a bond forms amongst the middle-aged men as they tackle their demons by committing to the most […]

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