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#Culture Magazine

From TheJournal.ie 'You can have the best craic at the counter': The stories of Ireland's old-school butchers Pleased To Meat You

'You can have the best craic at the counter': The stories of Ireland's old-school butchers

Two of Ireland’s longest standing butchers share their perspective.

From TheJournal.ie 'We use the downtimes to repair': How The Bulman Bar turned an ancient pub into a foodie haunt Story Of My Pub

'We use the downtimes to repair': How The Bulman Bar turned an ancient pub into a foodie haunt

The owners of the Kinsale institution share their story.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The plaque asking people to 'kick the wall' on Salthill prom Double Take

Double Take: The plaque asking people to 'kick the wall' on Salthill prom

You can’t leave Galway before you kick the wall.

From TheJournal.ie Across the way: 11 of Ireland's most breathtaking bridges, in photos Snapshot

Across the way: 11 of Ireland's most breathtaking bridges, in photos

Century-old stone bridges in Cork and contemporary designs in Dublin city.

From TheJournal.ie Pop art fan? These signed Warhol prints will be on show in Dublin later this month Snapshot
From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The bronze boy flying a paper plane in Dublin 6 Double Take

Double Take: The bronze boy flying a paper plane in Dublin 6

Richard Crosbie grew up to fly air balloons, and the statue marks the site of his first expedition.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's the best pub I've ever worked in': Why Walsh's in Stoneybatter is loved by staff and locals alike Story Of My Pub

'It's the best pub I've ever worked in': Why Walsh's in Stoneybatter is loved by staff and locals alike

And why wouldn’t they all be smitten, with free cheese on Tuesdays?

From TheJournal.ie 'If the atmosphere is good, the rain doesn't matter': The Irish music festivals braving winter weather Winning Winter

'If the atmosphere is good, the rain doesn't matter': The Irish music festivals braving winter weather

And what we could learn from Iceland, an even chillier island nation.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... anyone who loves musical theatre Sponsored By Schweppes

4 events for... anyone who loves musical theatre

Hit the right note with these November shows.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... Halloween lovers looking for something scarily different Event Guide

4 events for... Halloween lovers looking for something scarily different

Fill your Halloween weekend with scary movies, haunted tours and spooky parades.

From TheJournal.ie 9 of Ireland's most dramatic ruined churches, in photos Snapshot

9 of Ireland's most dramatic ruined churches, in photos

Is there anywhere more Halloween-appropriate than a ruined church? Perhaps not.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The hidden Dublin graveyard that's more than 1,000 years old Double Take

Double Take: The hidden Dublin graveyard that's more than 1,000 years old

The many plots of Bully Acre’s incredible past.

From TheJournal.ie 'Musicians were looked down upon around here': How Gus O'Connor's became a legendary trad pub Story Of My Pub

'Musicians were looked down upon around here': How Gus O'Connor's became a legendary trad pub

The Doolin landmark has been hosting sessions for decades. So how did it start?

From TheJournal.ie 'The day it becomes a chore, I'll pack it in': 3 taxi drivers around Ireland on life behind the meter Taxi Please

'The day it becomes a chore, I'll pack it in': 3 taxi drivers around Ireland on life behind the meter

Meet the people who bring you home from your night out.

From TheJournal.ie 12 of the best brunch destinations around Ireland, according to the chefs who should know Let's Do Brunch

12 of the best brunch destinations around Ireland, according to the chefs who should know

We asked the insiders to pick their top spots for a weekend brunch.

From TheJournal.ie 5 striking portraits of legendary musicians captured by Irish journalist BP Fallon Snapshot

5 striking portraits of legendary musicians captured by Irish journalist BP Fallon

From Keith Richards to Debbie Harry.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The vibrant new mural celebrating Waterford's Viking heritage Double Take

Double Take: The vibrant new mural celebrating Waterford's Viking heritage

Ireland’s oldest walled city got a colourful makeover.

From TheJournal.ie Four artists, two weeks and the Wild Atlantic Way: Photos from an art installation in the great outdoors Snapshot

Four artists, two weeks and the Wild Atlantic Way: Photos from an art installation in the great outdoors

Art fans headed to Lough Hyne in West Cork last month.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The bench in St Stephen's Green celebrating a little-known married couple Double Take

Double Take: The bench in St Stephen's Green celebrating a little-known married couple

The story of social reformers, Anna and Thomas Haslam.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have 10-15 Ed Sheeran fans a day': O'Connells, the Galway pub that accidentally went global Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie 'When it gets dark, it plays with your mind a little': The stories behind Ireland's spookiest buildings Haunted House

'When it gets dark, it plays with your mind a little': The stories behind Ireland's spookiest buildings

From Loftus Hall to Kinnitty Castle, we talk to the owners of Ireland’s haunted houses.

From TheJournal.ie The Easter Rising holdout where a Leinster captain pulled pints: The incredible history of the Swan Bar Story Of My Pub

The Easter Rising holdout where a Leinster captain pulled pints: The incredible history of the Swan Bar

“I stuck the rugby jerseys up on the wall, they were all in the hot press.”

From TheJournal.ie Step by step: 12 of Ireland's most striking staircases, in photos Snapshot

Step by step: 12 of Ireland's most striking staircases, in photos

Striking curves, beautiful bannisters.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The little-noticed laneway called Misery Hill in Dublin Double Take

Double Take: The little-noticed laneway called Misery Hill in Dublin

The unlikely association with St James in Dublin’s Docklands.

From TheJournal.ie 5 of Ireland's most underappreciated shopping centres, according to an architect Gotta Catch A Mall

5 of Ireland's most underappreciated shopping centres, according to an architect

We spend a lot of time in shopping centres. But how often do we consider their design? We asked an architect for some highlights.

From TheJournal.ie Step on it: 10 of Dublin's most beautiful mosaic doorsteps Snapshot

Step on it: 10 of Dublin's most beautiful mosaic doorsteps

Keep your eyes peeled for some of these tiled masterpieces.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The fairy trees dotted with rags, beads and dodies Double Take

Double Take: The fairy trees dotted with rags, beads and dodies

Leave an object, make a wish.

From TheJournal.ie 'It has the best view of any pub in Ireland': The secret behind the great pints at JJ Bowles Story Of My Pub

'It has the best view of any pub in Ireland': The secret behind the great pints at JJ Bowles

There’s more to it than just Limerick’s oldest pub.

From TheJournal.ie An insider guide to the most delicious vegan food in Dublin - from burgers to buddha bowls Vegan Eats

An insider guide to the most delicious vegan food in Dublin - from burgers to buddha bowls

We asked the experts how for their recommendations: from burgers to buddha bowls and beyond.

From TheJournal.ie 12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland Snapshot

12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland

A tour of the beautiful and derelict dwellings across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The full-size, 50-feet-tall concrete replica of the Lourdes grotto in Dublin 8 Double Take

Double Take: The full-size, 50-feet-tall concrete replica of the Lourdes grotto in Dublin 8

The religious shrine found in an urban neighbourhood.

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s not uncommon to see three generations sitting at a table': The magic of Geoff's in Waterford Story Of My Pub
From TheJournal.ie The 9 secrets of being a great bartender, according to veteran Irish bar staff Have Ye No Homes
From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... live music fans looking for their next gig 4 Events For

4 events for... live music fans looking for their next gig

From Damien Dempsey in a Dingle church to Wyvern Lingo at the Róisín Dubh.

From TheJournal.ie All aboard: 12 of Ireland's most picturesque railway stations Snapshot

All aboard: 12 of Ireland's most picturesque railway stations

Stay on the right side of the tracks with these architectural gems.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The drinking fountain for cows in Dublin 7 Double Take

Double Take: The drinking fountain for cows in Dublin 7

Haymarket Square was once the home of a thriving livestock market.

From TheJournal.ie 'It put another string to my bow': How one of Ireland's best-known trad musicians came to own a pub in Westport Story Of My Pub

'It put another string to my bow': How one of Ireland's best-known trad musicians came to own a pub in Westport

Matt Molloy’s name is synonymous with The Chieftains, Planxty, and a beloved Mayo bar.

From TheJournal.ie 'Calling it a sardine can is generous': 3 tiny Irish restaurants serving up big, big flavours Tight Squeeze

'Calling it a sardine can is generous': 3 tiny Irish restaurants serving up big, big flavours

You’ll need a reservation – or a whole lot of luck.

From TheJournal.ie 12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn Snapshot

12 beautiful photos of trees around Ireland at the turn of autumn

“All the leaves are brown…”

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The eerie swamp statue found in a little-known Wicklow park Double Take

Double Take: The eerie swamp statue found in a little-known Wicklow park

Meet the zombie-like granite figure that resides in a park designed for meditation.

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