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Rodrigo Valadares

I am Rodrigo from Brazil. I have worked as a journalist there since 1999, always as a text editor and content on TV. I am 43 years old and now I am living in Dublin. I have discovered how fascinating it is to know and live others cultures since I arrived here.

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E-scooter: easy for anyone who uses, but still illegal in Ireland

By Rodrigo Valadares / May 29, 2019

Cars, buses, trains, trucks and bicycles are means of transportation that make up the traffic of big cities. The streets of Dublin have a new type of transport: electric scooters. The e-scooters, as they are already called, have more than 2 million units sold in the US and Europe. The vehicle is considered sustainable and […]

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Dublin: first steps for non-European students

By Rodrigo Valadares / May 23, 2019

Every day many new students arrive in Dublin to learn English and live the local culture. But for there to be no problems in this way, one must be attentive to the demands of immigration. The first barrier for non-English speakers is the language. The Irish have a very difficult accent to understand. Of course […]

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Top 3 events for May 23rd

By Rodrigo Valadares / May 23, 2019

The weekend is near and you want to start the fun?  Come with me and find out what’s good in Dublin today. It’s the top 3 events for 23rd May. In Broad Daylight The personal and creative universe of Miguel Hernández arrives to Dublin in form of exhibition at Instituto Cervantes. “Miguel Hernández, In Broad […]

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The oldest music contest in the world will feature a Queen at 60’s.

By Rodrigo Valadares / May 16, 2019

This year, 41 participates from from 41 countries will be taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest, hosted in Tel Aviv. The first Semi-final happened last Tuesday, 14th May. The second Semi-final is today, 16th May. Eighteen countries will participate in the second semi-final. Those countries plus Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom will vote […]

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Top 3 events for 16th, May

By Rodrigo Valadares / May 16, 2019

For many people, the weekend starts on Thursday. So are you ready to take advantage of all the good that Dublin can offer you? So, check out the top events for today.   Eurovision 2019 Lovers of the world’s oldest and greatest music contest can join the staff that will attend Eurovision’s second semi-final at […]

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Top 3 events for 9th May

By Rodrigo Valadares / May 9, 2019

Comedy, poetry and hip hop. If these are programs that you are looking to have fun with today, we have some options here. Words on the street Words on the Street will take you on a journey across the cultural landscape in an evening of moving and animated readings of translated work by contemporary European […]

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Divorce referendum: A new step to unite the Irish

By Rodrigo Valadares / May 8, 2019

Almost 25 years after divorce was legalised in Ireland, a new referendum has been scheduled to define the procedures to accomplish it. The public consultation takes place at the same time as the forthcoming European elections between 23rd and 26th May, 2019. Among the changes is the reduction of the waiting time for the formalisation […]

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Top 3 events of 2nd May.

By Rodrigo Valadares / May 2, 2019

We have already thought of some options for events in Dublin today. It’s just you choose the best for you. Invasion 1169: The National Conference on the Occasion of the 850th Anniversary of the Anglo-Norman Invasion May 2nd, 2019, marks, perhaps to the very day, the 850th anniversary of the first landing in County Wexford […]

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Adopting an animal is good for your health.

By Rodrigo Valadares / April 25, 2019

They may not seem like it, but whoever adopts animals is benefiting mentally and physically. An animal can increase the self-esteem and safety of the adopter, which brings a direct benefit to a mental health. Dogs are able to lower anxiety levels and sedentary lifestyles of their owners. Healthy living for both. Having an animal […]

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