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FLYEfit helps you work out your mental health. On the cheap

By Peter Dlhopolec / December 10, 2019

FLYEfit: an exercise in low-cost gym operation that works out for gym owners and goers alike. The low-cost gym chain FLYEfit has tweeted it will be opening another gym at Jervis Street, its first branch right in the city centre. This Irish chain of gyms, most of their current 15 scattered around Dublin, has been […]


Arts and Crafts Stores in Ireland

By Jacqueline Russe / December 5, 2019

Christmas is the time to get creative. Can’t find a fitting present for a friend or family member? No problem, just make one yourself with materials from one of these Arts and Crafts Stores in Ireland. Sometimes it can be really hard to find the perfect gift for a person. Store-bought things are all nice […]


Independent Bookstores in Ireland

By Jacqueline Russe / December 3, 2019

Christmas is just around the corner, and with that in mind we journey through some of the best Independent bookstores in Ireland. After all, a book makes the perfect gift for bibliophiles and ‘phobes alike! There is something about the smell of a really new, or a really old and well-worn, book that makes the […]


Best Irish books of 2019 revealed

By Peter Dlhopolec / November 26, 2019

The public picked its best Irish books of 2019. Ireland has learnt which books written by the country’s writers this year are the best Irish books of 2019 during the An Post Irish Book Awards, held just a few weeks ahead of Christmas. Sinéad Gleeson and Joseph O’Connor may not be known to the non-Irish […]


The Tastiest Falafel in Dublin: Do Falafel

By Leora Mansoor / October 21, 2019

Do Falafel is a small little joint on Richmond Street with a green sign on the outside that boldly states it’s name. It’s been on the scene for about five years but has been under the new management of Amet now for just under a year. Amet, from Syria, has been living here for 12 […]


Deptcon 5: Ireland’s Biggest Young Adult Fiction Convention

By Jacqueline Russe / October 14, 2019

Ireland’s biggest annual Young Adult Fiction Convention, called Deptcon 5 took place on 11th and 12th October in the Liberty Hall Theatre. Going on its 5th year, it was hosted by Eason’s David O’Callaghan and Department 51, the bookstore’s department specializing in both YA books and popular culture. The convention featured panel discussions and signings by YA authors […]


Tess, a Gift Horse Theatre Production – Review

By Ilse / May 18, 2019

  On Friday evening I got the pleasure of seeing Tess, a play based on the book Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy. Signe Lury adapted it into a play. It’s not often you come across this much talent in a group of 18-22 year olds. They did a really great job. The actors […]


Shaping Ireland exhibition at the NGI – Review

By Andreina Gonzalez / May 2, 2019

Shaping Ireland, Landscapes in Irish Art, is the new exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland. It explores the relationship between people and the environment. I visited it last week and this is an invitation and recommendation post. I hope you can see the exhibition and tell us, which of the paintings/photographs shows the real […]


St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2019

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 18, 2019

Ireland and the world celebrated yesterday (March 17) St Patrick’s Day 2019 with parades, parties and endless activities. This year around half a million attendees were estimated in Dublin city. This Festival is a monumental occasion for Ireland. More than 3,000 people took part in the country’s largest St Patrick’s Day parade, celebrating Irish storytelling. […]

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