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200 Reasons Not To Leave Dublin

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The Irish are a nation of emigrants. After a brief respite, we're back to boats and planes as vehicles for careers and lives. But Dublin's still a great place to live, regardless of how small it m...read more
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Arts and Culture

Le Pays Basque En Fete

Transport yourself to the Basque Country for one special evening on Friday 19th June as the Alliance Française hosts a celebration of the culture and traditions of Le Pays Basque.

Bodies in Movement: Dublin Dance Festival

Like its older siblings the Fringe and Theatre festivals, the Dance Festival takes in venues across the city, stretching out comfortably like a visitor on Dublin’s couch for the duration of the programme, embracing spaces both big and small, lo-fi and luxurious.

12 Points Festival: The Dirty Dozen

Blink and you might miss it, but every second April something remarkable takes place in Dublin for fans of jazz and experimental music. It’s a far cry from the country’s other jazz events, like the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival that pulls in the big names, with wizened professionals churning out standards from the Great American Songbook year after year

Artsdesk: Rose Wylie | Cú Chulainn Comforted

There is a strong sense of Wylie’s painting process in her work. Her embrace of mistakes is made transparent through corrective painting; smooth white and pink patches stand out against the coarse texture of her un-primed canvases. The strength of Wylie’s work lies in her ability to discern when to forego the intentional, in favour of the accidental.

This is a Happenings Party, Man

As St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaches, pubs prepare for the influx of tourists and locals Happenings have also been preparing for the festivities, but they have something different in mind from the drunken crowds.

OFFSET 2015: An interview with Snask

Snask are an exuberant, eccentric and extremely entertaining design firm based in Stockholm for whom conventionality is a curse word. We spoke with creative director and founder Fredrik Öst about keeping all the plates spinning.

 

 

 
 

OFFSET 2015: Interview with Angus Hyland of Pentagram

Angus Hyland is a British graphic designer and is head of the London branch of Pentagram, and has worked with clients such as the BBC, The British Museum, Penguin and the Tate Modern. He is also creative consultant director of Laurence King Publishing. We spoke to him ahead of his appearance at OFFSET 2015.

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