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10 best Irish plays

By Sean Quigley / June 26, 2020

Theatre does something that no other medium can do. While a good film can draw you in, a play can create a physical world right in front of you. In some cases, they make you a part of the show. Theatre has been at the heart of Irish arts for decades, and most plays have […]

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History of the selfie

By Ayumi Miyano / April 16, 2020

It has been 180 years since the first known selfie was taken. Here is a brief introduction to the history of the selfie — self-portraits. The Oxford English dictionary selected the word “selfie” as the word of the year for 2013. The dictionary defines a selfie as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, […]

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See the colours: Art Galleries in Ireland

By Jacqueline Russe / January 21, 2020

Are you interested in visual arts? Visit these beautiful art galleries in Ireland! Ireland has always been a country of the visual arts. Being an isolated country, it developed its own art styles during the early years of the Christianisation of Ireland in the fifth century. From the late 17th century onward, Irish artists became […]

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Historical photos of Ireland: an unseen glimpse of the 1950s

By Leora Mansoor / November 29, 2019

Ireland in Focus: Photographing the 1950s is a photography exhibition currently on at the Collins Barracks showing historical photos of Ireland, including never seen before photos from Henri Cartier-Bresson. On the 20th of November, 2019 the National Museum of Ireland opened its doors to an excited press and specially selected guests who crowded in to […]