Tag Archives: China


Jervis Street Shopping Centre, Dublin 1

Scenes from the the launch of the first Irish branch of Miniso, the Chinese/Japanese lifestyle brand, with some obsessive fans queuing from 8am for the 11am opening

MINISO has over 3,000 stores globally and has already amassed a loyal following around the world for their quirky, low-cost household products and whatnot.



Pics: Richie Stokes



The tragic fallout after Chinese bike share companies – keen to cash in on the trend but massively overestimating demand – oversupplied the market with millions of bikes, leading to massive dandyhorse graveyards on the outskirts of many cities.

Shut up, Katie Melua.

MORE: China Is Still Sorting Through It’s Colourful Bike Share Gaveyards (The Atlantic)


This afternoon.

Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Members of the Irish Falun Dafa Association meditate in protest at the alleged murder and organ harvesting of Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) followers in China.

Irish Falun Dafa Association representatives are presenting at the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence at the Oireachtas today.

Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie