Bob Dylan’s Nobel prize and James Joyce

Why Bob Dylan deserves his Nobel prize in literature Richard Brown, University of Leeds To the surprise of many, Bob Dylan has become the first singer-songwriter to win the Nobel prize in literature. As the news broke, I was in the middle of teaching James Joyce to some undergraduates – an author who did not win the Nobel, but is often considered More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

New restaurant at the Westbury is just…. WILDE!

This month WILDE opens at The Westbury just off Grafton Street to add to the plethora of restaurant options in the area. This is sure to be a hit with those of you who like to hark back to the past with 1930s More...

By admin On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Get along to MoJoCon Ireland – a chance to meet Sean Baker

Who is Sean Baker? Sean Baker makes films on iPhones. Good films, really good films. His first film, Tangerine, was shown at Sundance to huge acclaim, a tale of transgender, prostitution all turned into a very beautiful More...

By admin On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Hudson Taylor to release album in March

Hudson Taylor will release their debut album Singing For Strangers through Polydor on March 23rd. The Dublin duo, brothers Harry and Alfie, have amassed a huge underground following over a series of well-received More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Big Christmas Tree Lighting ceremonies around Dublin

The Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke and Dublin City Council would love you to get along to some of the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremonies taking place around the city in the coming weeks. The Lord Mayor will More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Art work returned to The Hugh Lane

Barbara Dawson Director of the Hugh Lane beside the artwork. Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane together with Criminal Assets Bureau is delighted to announce the return of In the Omnibus by the French artist Honoré More...

By admin On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Art in Parks

Art in Parks, a new guide to sculpture in Dublin City Council Parks is now available to view here. The guide explains the story behind over thirty pieces of sculpture and has descriptions on the work, the artists More...

By admin On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Tubular Bells Irish style

Something to cheer you this Christmas – an Irish version of the Mike Oldfield classic Tubular Bells which is available to buy on iTunes.  More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Francis Bacon exhibition of photos of Freud opens tomorrow

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is delighted to announce a display of material relating to Lucian Freud drawn from Francis Bacon’s archive and studio which is located in the Gallery.  The significance of this More...

By admin On Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Opera in Merrion Square Park in June

As part of its on-going success in outdoor opera, Dublin City Council is introducing a new series of operatic performances for the month of June in Merrion Square Park.  ‘Opera in the Park’ will showcase 4 More...