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A Soundscape of Solitary Starlight: Ailie Blunnie

By Anna Buckley / August 4, 2018

Carrick-on-Shannon native Ailie Blunnie talks to Babylon Radio about playing Knockanstockan, striking the balance for playing outdoors and the story behind her debut album West to the Evening Sun. “It was a bit mad.” Ailie Blunnie tells me over the phone. “There was a lad with fairy wings running around in front of the stage […]

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Brexit destiny with “no deal”

By Carlo Colleluori / July 20, 2018

After Brexit Minister Davis and Foreign Minister Johnson quit their jobs the last week, most people all around Europe are wondering what is going to happen in the UK. According to the labor leader Jeremy Corbyn, the end for Theresa May’s Government should be very close, because everybody is leaving “the sinking ship”. The whole […]

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Women and freedom of expression

By Valeria Massante / July 18, 2018

“Too often women have a great business idea but not the confidence to convert that into a plan, or the connections to turn that plan into something that works. It’s important for women to know that there are supports out there that can help them take an idea from the kitchen table to the boardroom.” […]

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Rolling Stone Italy goes against Vice-Prime Minister Salvini

By Carlo Colleluori / July 6, 2018

“Noi non stiamo con Salvini” – “We don’t stay with Salvini” This is the main (and only) theme of the new cover of the famous magazine “Rolling Stone” in Italy. The editorial board of the 50-aged periodical decided to request support from musicians, actors, artists, writers and influential people from showbusiness. The aim of this […]

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LGBTQ means Family, Pride means Family

By Carlo Colleluori / June 27, 2018

In 2015 Ireland became the “vanguard of social change”, according to New York Times and that has been the destination of a long journey that started in 1993, when homosexuality was decriminalised by the Oirechtas. So why is LGBTQ still organizing Pride Events? They got marriage, civil equality and child adoption: Why should they organize […]

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A Musical Fiesta at East Side Tavern

By Sambhavi Sudhakar / May 29, 2018

On the eve of May 25th, the East Side Tavern witnessed the confluence of myriad cultures in a musical event featuring talent and splendour. It was truly a glorious experience that took the audience on a journey across a world where boundaries ceased to exist and music was the universal language. With fluorescent disco lights […]

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Africa Day 2018- A Celebration of Culture

By Sambhavi Sudhakar / May 29, 2018

Africa Day 2018 held in Farmleigh Estate, Phoenix Park was indeed an event which blended vivacity and solemnity in a perfect assortment. The lush lawns of the park were bedecked with colourful tents and offset with sprightly African rhythms in the backdrop, thereby adding to the festive fervour of a carnival. In honouring tradition and […]

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Electric Company Irish Tour

By admin / April 12, 2018

Electric Company have announced a spring Irish tour in support of their debut EP ‘Tailspin’, released on April 4th. The 5 piece sixties/ indie pop band from Utrecht, Netherlands have been selected to represent the very best of emerging Dutch artists in the irish marketplace. In association with the Ballyfermot College of Further Education, Dublin […]

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Anything You Want – You Got It

By Natalia Ilina / January 4, 2018

You never know what the future holds – truer words have never been spoken. Several years ago, a poster saying “Roy Orbison is coming to Dublin” would have probably stopped you dead in your tracks. It would have probably made you fish out your smartphone and load the familiar and trusted Wikipedia website. Because let’s face […]

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Ready for the Winter Solstice Festival?

By Natalia Ilina / December 13, 2017

And how would you spend the longest night of the year? Winter solstice is the astronomical phenomenon that has been celebrated across the world through centuries. The best places to witness it are Stonehedge in the UK and Newgrange in Ireland. Both archaeological sites are carefully aligned on a sight-line that points to the winter […]

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