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The Smithfield & Stoneybatter Food In the City Festival is back for another round of food and drink, street performances and great music in the heart of Dublin’s historic foodie district.   The second annual Smithfield & Stoneybatter Food In the City Festival is set to take place on Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday...

By Charlotte Okonji The success of the recent celebration of all things veggie at Dublin’s VegFest, shows that not only are more and more people embracing a vegan lifestyle, but that choosing the veggie path doesn’t have to mean a strict diet of watercress and boiled spuds. Confirmed vegans, the newly converted, and...

  Fancy a dining experience like no other? From the 6th to the 13th November, The National Council for the Blind and the Restaurants Association of Ireland will play host to an estimated 8,000 blindfolded diners in more than 200 restaurants across the country. With all funds raised going to the NCB, this promises to...

Irish soccer legends Phil Babb and Jason McAteer cut the ribbon and welcomed guests in to Dublin’s newest interactive sports bar, with General Manager Patrick Kenny. By Charlotte Okonji Temple Bar’s old reliable Buskers is back with a unique new look: sophisticated man cave, taking the Boys Night Out from sloppy to...

Are you a bit of a Culture Vulture? Would your friends describe you as a Boozehound? Are you, to quote Duran Duran, “Hungry like the Wolf”? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you can’t afford to miss Culture Night, which is back again tonight, Friday the 16th. After a succession of phenomenally...

By Mark Keane How would you feel if your daily meals consisted of bacon squares with freeze dried scrambled eggs, rehydratable mac ’n’ cheese, and rehydratable chocolate pudding? This isn’t the menu of some new restaurant faffing around with molecular cuisine, but what astronauts have had to eat from the Apolla era to...

By Mark Keane You have to admire Conor McGregor’s chutzpah, like Icarus, he flew too high only to come crashing back down to earth. When you’re knocking everybody out in 1 round and then defeating the former pound-for-pound king in 13 seconds, it’s easy to believe you’re invincible and that you’re meteoric rise will...

By Mark Keane For their 100th anniversary Cadbury decided to do something special, something really special, and rather odd. They wanted to keep up with the foodie trends of the past year and release flavours that would reflect how they have kept their finger on the food world pulse. As a result, all you health nuts...

By Mark Keane Christian Bale, star of the Batman movies, and known for his willingness to lose and gain weight for film roles, has turned down the role of Enzo Ferrari in Michael Mann’s biopic after feeling he couldn’t gain the required weight in a healthy way before filming began. Bale, having previously suffered for...

By Mark Keane One of Dublin’s best kept secrets, Jinny Joe’s ice cream parlour in Crumlin, has set up a new shop in The Bull Ring Market at Meath Street. The ice cream tubs come in a few different sizes, which you can then pimp out with three toppings and syrup. You can of course go wild and add more toppings at 50...