A Vintage Tour of Dublin

With an established arts and antiques quarter on Francis Street, beautiful and imaginative vintage shops all around town, as well as new fleamarkets and vintage fairs popping up every year, we have a lot going on, and it’s only getting better.

Belgrade Escapade: Design Lover’s Tour


Cinematic Cravings

Are you a big film fan, love food but can't cook to save your life? Or perhaps you are just lacking motivation in the kitchen lately? One of the best ways to get in the mood for cooking, get over your fear and learn a few things is to watch cookery programmes and YouTube recipe videos. … Continue reading Cinematic Cravings

Culture Guide: 20–30 April

Published on: THE DAILY GLOSS ART | METHOD & FORM, April 25 In collaboration with the Dublin Decorative and Fine Arts Society, the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks will host an afternoon of talks exploring how past and present come together in contemporary Irish applied arts. The event will take place in the magnificent The Palatine Room and the … Continue reading Culture Guide: 20–30 April

Culture Guide: 10-20 April 2015

Published on: THE DAILY GLOSS Sunny evenings prompt a cultural reawakening. Plan your week around a daily shot of art and culture. MUSIC Record Store Day | Friday April 18 Celebrate the 7th World Record Store Day 2015 in Ireland in your local independent store around the country. Commandeered by David Grohl,  ‪#‎RSD15‬ has prepared an impressive celebratory … Continue reading Culture Guide: 10-20 April 2015

For The Love Of …

“The course of true love never did run smooth”, which is why – we are told – we need an annual reminder to rekindle and celebrate love, and everything that comes with it … chocolate, sexy lingerie, romantic getaways, expensive gifts... Well, all cynicism and circumspection aside, here are some things to do on Valentine’s Day that … Continue reading For The Love Of …

Mambos, Mysteries and Masquerades

Published on image.ie Get your costumes out and welcome the dancing season in style with these fantastic masqued balls this autumn: The Film Fatale Swinging Sixties Vintage Party | October 18 | Sugar Club This 1960s-themed Mad Men-esque party will celebrate the fashion and music of one of the greatest decades. The night starts with … Continue reading Mambos, Mysteries and Masquerades

Classical Cravings

Published on: http://www.image.ie/Living/Hot-Spots/Classical-Cravings/ The lights dim, the noise fades, the conductor raises his baton, the music starts and the curtain rises, voices begin to sing … and so the magical journey of the opera begins. If you see yourself in this picture, then this end-of-the-year opera season calendar is for you. Ireland The Wexford Opera … Continue reading Classical Cravings

Scintillating September

Published on image.ie After a summer full of outdoor concerts, plays and festivals, we retreat indoors for even more culture. Artsy types and little culture vultures are going to have a busy September, with three major cultural festivals kicking off this month: Dublin Fringe (September 5 - 20) Culture Night 2014 (September 19) The Dublin … Continue reading Scintillating September

Eat, Make, Watch, Love

Published on image.ie The evenings are getting shorter and darker, and we’re pining for something new and exciting to welcome this alluring autumn vibe. In the spirit of the great voyage of discovery that was Eat, Pray, Love, we go looking for inspiration in ethnic restaurants, exotic cookery lessons and foreign films. The full Swedish breakfast … Continue reading Eat, Make, Watch, Love

Enchanted Gardens

Published on image.ie Calling all fairies and goblins! We’re enjoying incredible weather this summer, which means lots and lots of kids’ outdoor events in magical gardens all over Ireland. Here’s our round-up of the best outdoor entertainment events for children over the next month… The Dublin Shakespeare Outdoor Theatre Festival organises a series of free … Continue reading Enchanted Gardens

Outdoor Theatre

Published on image.ie From garden art last week to art in the garden today, because there is more to gardens than pretty flowers… Gardens provide wonderful inspiration for artists, and make an atmospheric setting for open-air performances and fun garden parties. Here’s our round-up of artsy outdoor entertainment in Dublin over the next month. First … Continue reading Outdoor Theatre

Film Al Fresco

Published on: www.image.ie/Interiors/Interior-Buzz/Film-Al-Fresco “Summertime, and the living is easy…” You don’t need us to point out that we’ve stumbled onto an unexpected early summer heatwave. There’s lots going on in the sunshine up and down the country, but nothing says summer quite like an open-air cinema screening. I’ve picked a few worth checking out. * Bringing … Continue reading Film Al Fresco

Nimble Fingers

Published on: image.ie Spring/summer weekends? School holidays? Wondering what to do with the kids? Well, don’t let the grass grow under your feet!  Weekends and holidays are the perfect chance to introduce your children to gardening. You’ll probably find that getting them into the garden for more than kicking a ball around won’t be that hard (you … Continue reading Nimble Fingers