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Events on this Halloween!

By Lorna / October 19, 2016

Halloween is almost upon us, and Babylon Radio is getting ready to get spooked! We’ve researched the some of the creepiest events to really get you in a ghoulish mood. For the lead up to Halloween we will be posting information about these events taking place around Ireland to celebrate Halloween – or ‘Oíche Shamhna’ in […]

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USI Hold a Rally to Protest Third Level Fees

By Lorna / October 19, 2016

Today the USI (Union of Students in Ireland) are holding a rally in The Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square East, Dublin 1. The rally starts at 1, so there’s still time to venture over and support! The USI have started a campaign called “Education Is…” to illustrate the lack of support for third level funding. […]

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Russborough House

By Lorna / October 18, 2016

Russborough House is a period residence that can be found nestled in Blessington, Co. Wicklow. The house and surrounding grounds are open to the public, creating a scenic restful environment – a feast for the senses. Whether escaping from the city to stroll around the gardens, or venturing to the National Birds of Prey Center, […]

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A Food Market with a Twist

By Lorna / October 18, 2016

Perfectly situated in  9-10 South Richmond St (beside The Bernard Shaw!), the Eatyard is a new food market coming to Dublin. The Eatyard aims to bring great food in a casual setting with a twist: the stalls present at the Eatyard mightn’t be there next time you visit! This aspect allows different vendors get the […]

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Casanova Gelato – Cork’s newest gelato spot

By Lorna / October 17, 2016

Cork City has just got a brand new gelato shop that is most definitely worth a visit. Casanova Gelato can be found on 13 George’s Quay, in Cork City. They opened their doors officially on the 14th of October. What’s the difference between gelato and ice cream? There is a very clever infographic on their […]

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8th Amendment report by the Citizens Assembly

By Lorna / October 17, 2016

A meeting of the Citizens Assembly took place on Saturday the 15th at Dublin Castle where a decision was made to hold 4 meetings on the subject of restrictions set out by the constitution on abortion. After these meeting, a report will be submitted to legislators.   According to RTÉ, “the assembly launched today is […]

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TripAdvisor Stops Endorsing Animal Attractions

By Lorna / October 14, 2016

Many of us have seen a friend on Facebook posing with an exotic animal such as a tiger or straddled across and Indian Elephant at some point during the summer. These tourist attractions are, for the most part, cruel and unnecessary for the animals involved. With the documentary Blackfish in 2013 came the overwhelming alienation of Seaworld, […]

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Scrumdiddly’s – The best ice cream in Dublin

By Lorna / October 14, 2016

A small side entrance to a house is the gateway to possibly the best ice cream sundae you’ll find in Ireland. Scrumdiddly’s is home to 2,400 different combinations of toppings, ice cream and sauces which makes for a seriously decadent dessert. My go-to is the snickerbocker glory – whipped ice cream, homemade snickers ice cream, […]

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Drop Dead Twice – Bring Your Own Cocktail

By Lorna / October 13, 2016

You bring the booze, they make the cocktails just the way you like. That’s the premise behind the new pop up Drop Dead Twice, a venue that is opening in Dublin tonight! The motivation behind the pop up is that you don’t have to spend half the night looking at a cocktail menu that is […]

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Open House Dublin

By Lorna / October 13, 2016

The Open House event is run by the Irish Architecture Foundation in collaboration with the Peter McVerry Trust. This years event run from the 14th – 16th of October and features buildings that have altered the view of Dublin city over time. Ever wondered what it’s like to live like the President? Here’s the chance […]

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