Roller Derby Documentary Revolutions in cinemas 30th June

June 20th, 2017

Laura McGann’s documentary Revolutions will be released in Irish cinemas from 30th June with two special screenings taking place in Dublin and Cork over the opening weekend.

The Irish Film Institute will host a special opening night screening (with Q&A) on Friday 30th June at 6.15pm while the Triskel Christchurch in Cork will kick off their release of the film with a special screening (with Q&A) on Sunday 2nd July.
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Twice Shy opens in cinemas around Ireland from Friday, 23rd June

June 12th, 2017

Twice Shy, the coming-of-age-drama written and directed by Tom Ryan will be released on Friday 23rd June.

Featuring Ardal O’Hanlon (Handsome Devil) and Pat Shortt (Garage), the award-winning Twice Shy follows the story of a young, unmarried couple played by Shane Murray-Corcoran and Iseult Casey, who set off on a road trip from Ireland to London as the result of an unplanned pregnancy. The film charts the ups and downs of their relationship by juxtaposing their dramatic journey to the abortion clinic with flashbacks to happier times in their romance.
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Get a taste of track cycling at StreetVelodrome Dublin City

June 7th, 2017

Pop up velodrome comes to Smithfield Square for 2 days of FREE family fun


Dublin City Council presents StreetVelodrome Dublin City, as part of National Bike Week 2017, this Sunday 11th June and Monday 12th June in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7. This free two day family friendly event will include live entertainment, kids’ activities and exciting track cycling races!

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Come fly with us at the 2017 Dublin Kite Festival

June 6th, 2017

Dublin’s Annual Kite Fest Launched

The spectacular Dublin Kite Festival returns for its fifth year on Sunday 18th June at North Bull Island, Clontarf. Brought to you by Dublin City Council, this family-favourite event promises an action-packed, colourful and fun day out for all ages to enjoy.

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“A lot has changed since 1977 but ALONE still needed today more than ever”

May 24th, 2017

Charity celebrates 40th Anniversary at event in Dublin City Hall

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, celebrated its 40th anniversary at an event hosted by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr in City Hall, Dublin, last night.

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Hampstead – starring Brendan Gleeson & Diane Keaton

May 18th, 2017

American widow Emily Walters (Diane Keaton) lives beside the picturesque Hampstead Heath. Despite her seemingly idyllic existence, she doesn’t want to admit that she’s drifting through life without much thought to her future, finance or relationships. One day, Emily stumbles upon the reclusive Donald Horner (Brendan Gleeson), who has lived quietly in a shack on the Heath for seventeen years. But now his home and lifestyle are under threat from property developers who want to build luxury apartments on the land. When Emily discovers that it’s her friend Fiona (Lesley Manville) who is leading a community initiative in support of the developers, she bravely steps up to take Donald’s side in the escalating battle, determined to defend the man who might just be the person to put the spring back in her step.
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Cardboard Gangsters – film to hit Irish Cinemas 16th June

May 8th, 2017

Cardboard Gangsters, which stars John Connors (King of the Travellers, Love/Hate), Fionn Walton (Out of Here, What Richard Did), and Kierston Wareing (Fish Tank, Eastenders) follows a group of wannabe gangsters as they attempt to gain control of the drug trade in Darndale, chasing the glorified lifestyle of money, power and sex.

Jay Connolly (Connors) is a part-time DJ and low-level drug dealer.  When his welfare is cut off he decides it’s time for him and his gang to enter the big leagues. This attracts the attention of the local King Pin and sets Jay down a violent and bloody path.
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Pets in the City – A Purrfect Day Out for the whole family

May 2nd, 2017

Free family event takes place in Smithfield Square on Sunday 14th May

The annual Pets in the City, brought to you by Dublin City Council and supported by the DSPCA and King of Paws, will take place on Sunday 14th May 2017 in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7.  Taking place from 11.30am to 4.30pm, this is the perfect event for the whole family – including the furry members!

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Long Haul & Adventure Holidays emerge as top travel trends for Summer 2017

April 27th, 2017

The latest Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) quarterly survey has revealed that Long Haul and Adventure Holidays are the emerging travel trends among Irish holidaymakers for Summer 2017. In the survey, 20% of ITAA member agents named Long Haul destinations as the top travel trend for the summer, with another 20% naming Cruises and 12% of travel agents revealed that more and more customers were looking for Adventure Experiences in 2017.

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Fingal County Council invite community engagement in Creative Ireland Programme

April 25th, 2017

Council host public consultation on new creative and cultural programme

Fingal County Council and Creative Ireland hosted an open meeting in the Carlton Hotel, Old Airport Road, Cloghran yesterday to share details about the Creative Ireland Programme and to explore opportunities to increase access, engagement and collaboration in the local arts, creative industries and community activities in Fingal.
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