Nightlife

Smithwick’s presents their soundtrack series featuring Le Galaxie and BARQ BARQ Premiering on the 13th of October, the live gigs will feature their own interpretations of iconic movie soundtracks: Pulp fiction & Apocalypse Now, that they have been busy cooking up in the studios for our listening pleasure! The gigs...

Fancy something a little different for your Friday night? Why not embrace the opportunity to experience some of Ireland’s top up and coming artists and musicians all while sipping on Hennessy at a tasting masterclass?  RHA’s Hennessy Lost Friday returns for its final installment of 2017 on Friday 20th October. See the...

Magistorium, Dublin’s newest and most exciting entertainment venue, is set to lift the lid on Dublin’s historical -and racy- roots, with Midnight in Nightown. This Friday 11th of November, the spotlight will be shone on Monto, Dublin’s legendary red light district, on the stage of South Anne Street’s Magistorium,...

By Charlotte Okonji Rustic Stone, the Georges Street restaurant which manages to make healthy, nutritious food as visually appealing as it is mouth-wateringly delicious, is also the site of Bar Rustic: Dublin’s newest late night lounge bar, serving classy cocktails with a side of live music.  Last night, the...

Drop Dead Twice, the Francis Street venue which recently introduced the BYOC (Bring Your Own Cocktail) concept to Dublin, are about to up their game with the launch of their Drop Dead Brunch this November.   Although they threw open their doors just 2 weeks ago, Drop Dead Twice is fast becoming the hottest ticket in...

The Zombie Apocalyse has reached Dublin, and it’s terrifyingly tasty.  The Exchequer D2 and Wine Bar have created a cocktail that could even tempt the undead away from feasting on “braaains” this Halloween. Available for a limited time only, “The Zombie Apocalyse” includes a 4 rum blend, maraschino liqueur, absinthe...

Dublin 2 has a new cultural epicentre, where theatre, dining and entertainment will be presented in a uniquely Irish, but stereotype-free style. Located on South Anne Street, on the site of the legendary McGonagles, Magistorium is a theatre, restaurant, bar and entertainment venue, which promises to offer patrons a...

Shiver me timbers! Rathmines newest tavern, The Bowery, is about to drop anchor, and promises enough live music and craft rum to satisfy even the saltiest of seadogs.   The Bowery, formerly known as Toast, will be lowering the gangplank this October bank holiday weekend to welcome landlubbers and buccaneers alike. Two...

By Charlotte Okonji Last Wednesday, 28th of September, saw Guinness’s Open Gate Brewery throw open its doors to announce a 2-day celebration in honour of Oktoberfest. I was lucky enough to be there to get taste of what’s on offer. Located on Thomas Street, the Open Gate Brewery opened last year to rave reviews,...

  Have you been staring in confusion at the hordes of youngsters in Lederhosen who seem to have descended on our fair city in recent days? Before you put it down to the latest incarnation of the hipster, let me remind you that the greatest festival known to humanity, Oktoberfest, the organised worship of beer and...