Joel Conroy had released his acclaimed surfing documentary Waveriders when we featured him in our 55th edition in April 2009. Here he reflects on that moment and what it led to.
Perhaps the secret to Beatyard’s success is the brazen embrace of the multi-disciplinary festival model.
We pick out ten local acts you should point your ears and eyes at this weekend at Knockanstockan.
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The Grow Dome project is Dublin’s first geodesic dome, is a sustainable mini-farm which encourages skills exchange and alimentary self-sufficiency.
Urban beekeeping: skeptics call it a fad, but the rapid growth of the honey business in London and New York over the last decade suggests it’s here to stay.
“Our culture has been dumbed down, aesthetically especially.”
As cities increasingly become embroiled in competitive marketing and brand-building exercises, it makes sense that Dublin’s fears of falling behind its sharp-suited, image-conscious European cousins are to be combatted with a public race for a role that is equal parts PR man and project manager.
Dublin is by no means unique in having Jagerbombed the poisons of the car age; we just happen to be taking way longer to overcome the planning hangover.
2013 has been pretty weird. Ok, really weird. For a couple of weeks there not too long ago it seemed all that we as skatenerds took for granted was being swept out from under us. Just when we had nearly recovered from the unthinkable coming to pass, Dill and Ave’s read more…
Who is the worst person on Twitter? Is it Noel Fielding? Or Richard Dawkins? Or is it, as some people have claimed, Callum Hamilton and Dom Passantino, writers of the ongoing 100 Worst People On Twitter list?
Last week, I was asked to write a piece about sexism on the internet. I didn’t think it would be a particularly difficult task – after all, how often do you come across websites so retrograde that they stir deep hatred of our depraved, misogynist society that you didn’t even read more…
From the point that moment a group of sundrenched Californian long hairs turned their back on the tubular bounty of the ocean in favour of a little plank of wood and four clay wheels the fairer sex have been ever present. It only takes a cursory glance over skateboarding’s formative read more…
Ireland’s premier homegrown music blogger speaks out on the ‘cooling’ of sentiment in the Irish scene, getting abuse on the internet and ‘being’ the country.
Oireachtas Retort talks filling in the gaps, the futility of the Dàil and Enda Kenny as abortion promoter as Karl McDonald continues Deep In The Game
We’ve got a very talented French illustrator spending the summer with us. Rather than have her scribbling portraits of Wavves for an article you’re not even going to read, we’ve set her to documenting her time in Dublin in a series of illustrations. Dublin: this is what we look like to other people. This week: cinema and architecture
High-profile footballers are retiring because they can’t cut it – but is that the reason skaters hang up the shoes? Or should it be?
@yourRTEGuide is a world leader in making pithy remarks about real or imaginary Irish TV as if it were the actual RTE Guide. We talk to founder Alan Maguire