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From TheJournal.ie Nutshell review: Elevator Absolut Fringe This post contains videos

Nutshell review: Elevator

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Nutshell review: Solpadeine is my Boyfriend Absolut Fringe This post contains videos

Nutshell review: Solpadeine is my Boyfriend

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Extra tickets for Leonard Cohen are released Music

Extra tickets for Leonard Cohen are released

Tickets for gigs in Royal Hospital, Kilmainham tomorrow, Wednesday and Friday available.

From TheJournal.ie WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow Absolut Fringe

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

From TheJournal.ie WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow Absolut Fringe

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

From TheJournal.ie Nutshell review: Death of the Tradesmen Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: Death of the Tradesmen

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Nutshell review: Tromluí Phinocchio/ Pinocchio – a Nightmare Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: Tromluí Phinocchio/ Pinocchio – a Nightmare

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

From TheJournal.ie Nutshell review: A Blinding Glimpse of the Obvious Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: A Blinding Glimpse of the Obvious

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

Nutshell review: Circa Still - Rupture Now

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

WIN: Tickets to an ABSOLUT Fringe show tomorrow

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012 EP2012 This post contains images

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012

Take a sneak peek at the festival site…

From TheJournal.ie In pics: What goes into making an aerial circus show? Absolut Fringe This post contains images

In pics: What goes into making an aerial circus show?

A troupe performing at ABSOLUT Fringe in Dublin next month have given TheJournal.ie a behind-the-scenes peek at the work that goes into hitting the heights (but not the ceiling).

From TheJournal.ie Video: Shadow Dancer and the endgame of the Troubles Film

Video: Shadow Dancer and the endgame of the Troubles

Exclusive featurette explains the tightrope walked by cast and crew on the new film trying to depict life in strife-torn 1990s Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie 25 years of Irish Film - through Film Ireland covers Film Ireland This post contains images

25 years of Irish Film - through Film Ireland covers

The magazine for Irish film buffs is a quarter of a century in the business…

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS:Bring the wellies - crowds descend on Castlepalooza Festival Season This post contains images

PHOTOS:Bring the wellies - crowds descend on Castlepalooza

Festival-goers have been advised to bring their wellies to any events this weekend because of the likelihood of rain. Boo.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What Maeve Binchy book do you recommend? Your Shout

Open thread: What Maeve Binchy book do you recommend?

Readers of the late, great Irish author have been reminiscing on the Binchy novel that touched them – which one would you give to a friend who had never read her work?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland needs to regain that elusive feelgood factor Opinion

Column: Ireland needs to regain that elusive feelgood factor

For economic recovery we must first lift the national mood, writes Ruairi Devlin – and the arts can help do that.

4 videos to give you a feel for Galway Arts Festival Festivals This post contains videos

4 videos to give you a feel for Galway Arts Festival

Why is Christy Moore doing a rare standing gig? What’s the atmosphere like? These video previews explain all.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Photographs of life in Dublin flats goes on show… in a Dublin flat Jeanette Lowe This post contains images

In pics: Photographs of life in Dublin flats goes on show… in a Dublin flat

Acclaimed photographer Jeanette Lowe’s exhibition of scenes from Dublin’s Pearse House flats is being showcased in a flat in block where her grandparents reared their family.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick to become first ever National City of Culture Culture

Limerick to become first ever National City of Culture

Jimmy Deenihan said the initiative would have a “positive impact” on the city.

From TheJournal.ie Six museums to be granted accreditation for high standards Museums

Six museums to be granted accreditation for high standards

Six museums across the country are to be given accreditation from the Heritage Council under a programme aimed at raising standards in the sector.

The week in photos: Streaming Week In Pics This post contains images

The week in photos: Streaming

This is the week that was, in pictures.

It's raining, so here are 6 things to cheer you up

Longest day of the year, you say? So what if it’s not sunny – these might make it better…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you read Ulysses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you read Ulysses?

Today Ireland is celebrating James Joyce’s doorstop novel. But have you actually read it?

From TheJournal.ie James Joyce in Paris: 4 things you may not have known Bloomsday

James Joyce in Paris: 4 things you may not have known

Ahead of Bloomsday, travel writer and broadcaster Manchán Magan went to Paris on the trail of author James Joyce – and was surprised by the things he learned about his time there…

Dublin Writers Festival "getting bigger and bigger"

54 writers from around the world will take part in the festival from June 4-10, in venues across Dublin from Liberty Hall to the Gate Theatre, among others.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Favourite Painting is announced... and it's a romantic one In The Frame

Ireland's Favourite Painting is announced... and it's a romantic one

Hellelil and Hildebrand, The Meeting on the Turret Stairs by Frederic William Burton is named Ireland’s favourite painting in RTÉ show of Irish gallery masterpieces.

From TheJournal.ie Smock Alley Theatre reopening after 225 years Arts

Smock Alley Theatre reopening after 225 years

New theatre set to open today on site of original facility which opened in 1662.

Meet the only man in Ireland who loves getting scam emails Spamtastic This post contains images

Meet the only man in Ireland who loves getting scam emails

Illustrator Alan Dunne asks his friends to send him on their funniest spam scam emails – so that he can make wry and funny works of art from their stories.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins celebrates Irish film in New York Irish Film

President Higgins celebrates Irish film in New York

Michael D attended a screening of Oscar-winning Irish short The Shore – and gave his views on Irish film.

From TheJournal.ie Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival Irish Film This post contains videos

Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival

Poignant short doc Home Turf makes the cut at Hot Docs in Toronto – one of world’s biggest documentary festivals.

Extra date for Paul Simon gig Music This post contains videos

Extra date for Paul Simon gig

Performance of full Graceland album with Ladysmith Black Mambazo has proven popular…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Here's why we turn empty properties into art spaces Read Me

Column: Here's why we turn empty properties into art spaces

“Raise the shutters on a vacant unit, and life returns to an area”: Arts initiative PrettyvacanT Dublin on bringing energy through art back to abandoned buildings.

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

From TheJournal.ie Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition Prettyvacant This post contains images

Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition

Art initiative PrettyvacanT Dublin is repurposing empty spaces for cultural purposes – its latest show responds to “post-Crash Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie Global culture programme for St Patrick's Day revealed St Patrick's Day

Global culture programme for St Patrick's Day revealed

It’s not all about shamrock shakes and pints of Guinness.

From TheJournal.ie Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival Beirut This post contains videos

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival

Event in Beirut is to focus on conflict resolution as well as representations of sectarianism and violence. “The two countries have very much in common,” says organiser.