Category: Arts & Culture

Nature on our doorsteps: Plants have hormones too …

Nature on our doorsteps: Plants have hormones too …

Arts & Culture

Just like humans and other animals, plants have hormones that control development in their lives. These hormones trigger the germination of seeds, ...

Colm Gavin at the Workman’s: “There’s alchemy in the walls of the place”

Colm Gavin at the Workman’s: “There’s alchemy in the walls of the place”

Arts & Culture

Clondalkin musician Colm Gavin is gearing up for a busy December that will see him playing a headline show in the Workman’s ...

Magic of the panto at The Civic: The fun of playing in sleeping beauty

Magic of the panto at The Civic: The fun of playing in sleeping beauty

Arts & Culture

The magic of panto season will take centre stage in The Civic next month, with the return of the venue’s annual panto ...

Nature on our doorsteps: Ladybirds in winter

Nature on our doorsteps: Ladybirds in winter

Arts & Culture

There are 27 different species of ladybirds known to occur in Ireland. Of these, about 20 look like the ‘typical’ ladybird with ...

Saints Rising: New early history of St Patrick’s Athletic launched

Saints Rising: New early history of St Patrick’s Athletic launched

Arts & Culture

The Early History of St Patrick’s Athletic Football Club in Inchicore is the first book ever written on the history of one ...

Nature on our doorsteps: Silverfish in the house

Nature on our doorsteps: Silverfish in the house

Arts & Culture

We may not always be aware of it, but we share our living spaces with a range of other creatures. Some of ...

Grow up! Saibh has plenty of music to share with the world

Grow up! Saibh has plenty of music to share with the world

Arts & Culture

Saibh Skelly got her first taste of performing live when she started busking several years ago, with her covers of Ed Sheeran ...

Best of Beatles: Tributes to McCartney

Best of Beatles: Tributes to McCartney

Arts & Culture

Tallaght’s Civic Theatre will be host to the musical event, McCartney: All The Best, on November 24. The tribute band recently finished ...

Nature on our doorsteps: Warmer winter weather

Nature on our doorsteps: Warmer winter weather

Arts & Culture

We have had an unusually mild, or even a warm, start to this year’s winter season, with both daytime and night-time temperatures ...

Nature on our doorsteps: The Pink Ballerinas

Nature on our doorsteps: The Pink Ballerinas

Arts & Culture

At the moment, the grassy meadows at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains are hosting a wonderful range of colourful mushrooms that ...