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Irish Myth – The Children of Lir

By Juliane Girl / February 21, 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 […]


Manuel Valls and the Barcelona municipal election

By Yvan Barbeau / February 20, 2019

Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, who is running for Barcelona City Council elections scheduled to be held on Sunday 26th May this year, has decided to demonstrate against the socialist government in Madrid. The reason of this decision was the position of the Head of Government, Pedro Sanchez, who undertook to open a dialog […]


How does the World celebrate Valentine’s Day?

By Juliane Girl / February 14, 2019

On the 14th of February, we are celebrating another Valentine’s Day. It is the day of the year when couples are wrapping their last gifts and singles are piling up their wine bottles. It is one of those holidays that has become a major event in western culture. According to Hallmark, the oldest and largest […]


International Organization for Migration – IOM

By Juliane Girl / February 7, 2019

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading body dealing with migration issues worldwide. Running 393 offices in 169 member states it works closely together with governmental and non-governmental partners. Its main goal is to assure a “humane and orderly migration”.   Especially in the past few years, Europe has increasingly been faced with […]


10 Things to Know about Chinese New Year

By Juliane Girl / February 1, 2019

On Friday the 1st of February Dublin holds its 12th Chinese New Year Festival welcoming the year of the pig. The two weeks festival celebrates Chinese culture and its rich traditions. So, for you to be well prepared, Babylon Radio has put together a list of 10 facts you need to know about the Chinese […]


Chinese New Year coming to Dublin

By Juliane Girl / January 28, 2019

What do people born in 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019 have in common? They‘re all born in the year of the pig which is the 12th and the last animal of the Chinese zodiac cycle. In Chinese tradition, zodiac signs are all named after animals such as rat, goat or tiger. Rather than changing monthly, […]


Top 3 Events for Wednesday

By Juliane Girl / January 9, 2019

Nothing But A Toerag – theatre piece ‘Nothing But A Toerag’ is a dark comedy about dealing with your demons and the effects of suppressing trauma. We meet two women locked away in a cell and a tense drama unfolds. Watch as two alpha females struggle for dominance in the confines of their shared space. […]


In Conversation with Dublin’s Culture Connect’s Iseult Byrne

By Sambhavi Sudhakar / September 7, 2018

Ensconced in the heart of Dublin city, a whiff of vanilla scenting the air,14 Henrietta Street chronicles the tale of time. Leading us from a Georgian townhouse to Tenement dwellings, the villa tells us the story of those who lived there. It was in this antique establishment Babylon Radio had the pleasure of engaging with […]


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 […]


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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