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Irish Myths: The Salmon of Knowledge

By Juliane Girl / April 2, 2019

Ireland is known for its rich heritage of mythological tales and ancient symbols. In Irish mythology, tales are usually put into four periods. The first one is called the Mythological Cycle that mainly comprises pre-Christian stories of the god-like early settlers of Ireland, the Tuatha Dé Danann. The second, the Ulster Cycle, focuses on heroic […]

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Dublin is the best travel destination in Ireland

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 29, 2019

Dublin is the best travel destination in Ireland. That’s according to the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, which ranked the Irish capital in top spot based on user reviews and ratings. The travel site explains that even though it is a city for the youth offering great nightlife and the best pint of Guinness, it […]

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World Theatre Day – Value of the Arts

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 27, 2019

Happy World Theatre Day 2019! World Theater Day is observed internationally on March 27 to generate awareness about the importance of theatre arts, how they played an important role in the field of entertainment and the changes that theatre brings in the life. As the International Theatre Institute explains, this day is a celebration for […]

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World Poetry Day – from big to new names

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 21, 2019

World Poetry Day is celebrated on March 21 and was declared by UNESCO in 1999. Its purpose is to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world. “Poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of poems into a powerful catalyst for dialogue and peace” – […]

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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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Cold Pursuit – Movie review

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 14, 2019

This week I went to see another movie. And the truth is, I went for the popcorn. I am not going to lie. Liam Neeson movies are not my cup of tea. I do believe he is a very talented actor but the whole revenge bloody action movies are not for me. However, I was […]

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Irish Myths: Oisín and Tír na nÓg

By Juliane Girl / March 13, 2019

Ireland is known for its rich heritage of mythological tales and ancient symbols. In Irish mythology, tales are usually put into four periods. The first one is called the Mythological Cycle that mainly comprises pre-Christian stories of the god-like early settlers of Ireland, the Tuatha Dé Danann. The second, the Ulster Cycle, focuses on heroic […]

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Galician Poetry for St. Patrick’s Festival

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 13, 2019

Join the Cervantes Institute as they launch Focus on Galician Poetry, a reading of poetry in Galician, Spanish and English that will take place tomorrow Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 pm. It is said that Galicia and Ireland share legends, climate, music, culture and even chromosomes. The Cervantes Institute joins St. Patrick’s Festival to celebrate […]

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“In Conversation” with Iván Repila

By Juliane Girl / February 27, 2019

On the 28th of February, Instituto Cervantes Dublin is kicking off the new series “In Conversation” that features talks with contemporary Spanish authors about their works. The events are designed to give an insight into current affairs in Spain as well as in Ireland. The first session’s guest is writer Iván Repila whose books have […]

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Kilmainham Gaol Museum – Review

By Andreina Gonzalez / February 26, 2019

Did you know there is a museum in Kilmainham Jail? There is, and it is fun, interesting, and free. So there is no reason for you not to go there. I am always looking for places to go to in Dublin and a Museum within the perimeter of jail is different, to say the least. […]

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