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#Culture Magazine

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... foodies looking to try something new at Taste of Dublin Sponsored By Schweppes
From TheJournal.ie Martellos, museums and silk mercers: 7 locations from Ulysses you can visit this Bloomsday Snapshot
From TheJournal.ie 'Fans started knocking on the door': How the namesake pub of blues legend Rory Gallagher was reborn Story Of My Bar

'Fans started knocking on the door': How the namesake pub of blues legend Rory Gallagher was reborn

Gallagher’s Gastro Pub is now a husband-and-wife operation with an impressive food offering.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The mystery of the billiard-playing monkeys at the National Library of Ireland Double Take

Double Take: The mystery of the billiard-playing monkeys at the National Library of Ireland

The unusual sculpture was created in the 19th century.

From TheJournal.ie The first cup: 10 early risers share their favourite places to grab a sunrise coffee in Dublin Early Birds

The first cup: 10 early risers share their favourite places to grab a sunrise coffee in Dublin

In town and looking for an early fix of caffeine or breakfast? Here are some starting points.

From TheJournal.ie 'Remove the street from your feet': 6 photos of old boot-scrapers around Dublin city Snapshot

'Remove the street from your feet': 6 photos of old boot-scrapers around Dublin city

(Plus, what a boot-scraper actually is.)

From TheJournal.ie 'The annoying pimple on the music establishment': A melting pot of tribes on Dublin's Thomas Street Story Of My Bar

'The annoying pimple on the music establishment': A melting pot of tribes on Dublin's Thomas Street

How the Thomas House keeps the flame burning in an increasingly “sanitised” city.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The Dublin city car park where the world's first mini spirit bottle was born Double Take

Double Take: The Dublin city car park where the world's first mini spirit bottle was born

There’s a good chance that you’ve passed it by.

From TheJournal.ie 6 wild and wonderful festivals to party at this summer, according to Irish musicians Best Of The Fests

6 wild and wonderful festivals to party at this summer, according to Irish musicians

Looking for a unique festival experience? We asked the people who know best.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... festival fans on the hunt for something fresh Sponsored By Schweppes

4 events for... festival fans on the hunt for something fresh

Wellies and raincoats at the ready.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... getting gloriously outdoors this Bank Holiday weekend Sponsored By Schweppes

4 events for... getting gloriously outdoors this Bank Holiday weekend

*Another* Bank Holiday weekend? You bet.

From TheJournal.ie Shut it! 7 pieces of head-turning shop-shutter art around Dublin city Snapshot

Shut it! 7 pieces of head-turning shop-shutter art around Dublin city

What goes up must come down.

From TheJournal.ie 'Jesus, we're a brilliant pub, but we're a terrible off-licence': The story of Galway's legendary Blue Note bar Story Of My Bar

'Jesus, we're a brilliant pub, but we're a terrible off-licence': The story of Galway's legendary Blue Note bar

Malachy Duggan explains why it’s the only pub in the city with its own 30-piece choir.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The Cork theatre that once housed a one-of-a-kind sculpture collection Double Take

Double Take: The Cork theatre that once housed a one-of-a-kind sculpture collection

The Canova casts have a complicated history.

From TheJournal.ie 'You'll be hooked': 7 books that won't let you down for a holiday read, according to Irish writers Summer Reads

'You'll be hooked': 7 books that won't let you down for a holiday read, according to Irish writers

We asked authors to share the books they find themselves going back to, again and again.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... keen runners (and walkers) looking for great atmosphere Event Guide
From TheJournal.ie 6 eye-catching images of Dublin's 'vanishing' buildings by photographer David Jazay Snapshot

6 eye-catching images of Dublin's 'vanishing' buildings by photographer David Jazay

“I felt that the city was once again changing fast.”

From TheJournal.ie 'When they step into the room, there's magic': The Grand Social's rise from the ashes of a superpub Story Of My Bar

'When they step into the room, there's magic': The Grand Social's rise from the ashes of a superpub

In a former life this was Pravda, a Celtic Tiger cavern. It’s now something very different.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The site of the Harold's Cross house where Robert Emmet hid before his execution Double Take

Double Take: The site of the Harold's Cross house where Robert Emmet hid before his execution

An easy-to-miss plaque remembers his time there.

From TheJournal.ie 11 of the most beautiful shopfronts and signs around Dublin, chosen by artists and designers Sign Of The Times

11 of the most beautiful shopfronts and signs around Dublin, chosen by artists and designers

From venerable pubs to pop-up restaurants: the typography that brightens the streets of the capital.

From TheJournal.ie A journey through music, youth culture and loss is coming to Ballymun Electrolyte

A journey through music, youth culture and loss is coming to Ballymun

A new work opens tonight in the Axis theatre.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... National Drawing Day (even if you're not the artistic type) Sponsored By Schweppes
From TheJournal.ie 5 brilliant Irish illustrators to follow, as recommended by artist Conor Nolan Snapshot

5 brilliant Irish illustrators to follow, as recommended by artist Conor Nolan

It’s time to upgrade your Instagram feed.

From TheJournal.ie 'People meet, discuss, hear stories and sing': How one of Ireland's oldest houses became a pub... again Story Of My Bar

'People meet, discuss, hear stories and sing': How one of Ireland's oldest houses became a pub... again

The chequered history of the Hole In The Wall in Kilkenny.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The surprising site of the first Irish cinema that was set up by James Joyce Double Take

Double Take: The surprising site of the first Irish cinema that was set up by James Joyce

It’s likely that you’ve been on the site of Ireland’s first cinema without knowing.

From TheJournal.ie Up a mountain, by the sea, in a caravan: 6 of the most unlikely places for coffee around Ireland Caffeine Hits

Up a mountain, by the sea, in a caravan: 6 of the most unlikely places for coffee around Ireland

We highlight some of the most unique spots to get an Americano – and enjoy the view while you’re at it.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... literature lovers at Dublin's International Literature Festival Event Guide

4 events for... literature lovers at Dublin's International Literature Festival

Including workshops, talks and performances.

From TheJournal.ie Boomtime beauties: 6 Celtic Tiger buildings that deserve more appreciation, according to architects Insider Guide
From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The 'smallest cemetery in Ireland' that's in one of Dublin's most popular spots Double Take
From TheJournal.ie 'We all got very excited': How Drop Dead Twice grew a bar from a chance conversation Story Of My Bar

'We all got very excited': How Drop Dead Twice grew a bar from a chance conversation

A new bar concept came to life at a Bruce Springsteen gig… and here’s what happened next.

From TheJournal.ie 7 former homes of famous Irish writers that you'd easily walk right past Snapshot

7 former homes of famous Irish writers that you'd easily walk right past

You’ve probably walked by Oscar Wilde’s house.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... making the most of the May Bank Holiday weekend Sponsored By Schweppes

4 events for... making the most of the May Bank Holiday weekend

Can there be a Bank Holiday weekend every month, please?

From TheJournal.ie 'There were a few mishaps along the way': 9 music-inspired illustrations by Irish artist Jacob Stack Snapshot

'There were a few mishaps along the way': 9 music-inspired illustrations by Irish artist Jacob Stack

Jacob Stack has drawn pieces for The Cranberries, The Gloaming and We Cut Corners.

From TheJournal.ie 'Only the front face of the building was left': The rebirth of the Oyster Tavern in Cork Story Of My Bar

'Only the front face of the building was left': The rebirth of the Oyster Tavern in Cork

How a premises from another century was brought back to life.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The easy-to-miss 'pavement lights' that once had a very important function Double Take

Double Take: The easy-to-miss 'pavement lights' that once had a very important function

“They’re an important part of the city.”

From TheJournal.ie An insider guide to the tastiest vegan food in Cork - from breakfast bagels to burritos Munster Munchies

An insider guide to the tastiest vegan food in Cork - from breakfast bagels to burritos

Plus 10 great eateries to add to your list.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... Italian food-lovers who want to learn the tricks of the trade Sponsored By Schweppes
From TheJournal.ie Shop 'til you drop: 9 photos that show the varied architecture of Dublin's shopping streets Snapshot
From TheJournal.ie 'There's been nothing but support': How 'a bunch of hipsters' in Lucky's regenerated a Liberties shopfront Story Of My Bar

'There's been nothing but support': How 'a bunch of hipsters' in Lucky's regenerated a Liberties shopfront

The Dublin 8 spot has also become a haven for local artists.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The fairy bush in Co Clare that moved a motorway Double Take

Double Take: The fairy bush in Co Clare that moved a motorway

“Never shift a fairy bush.”

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