Garry McNulty writes:
The Halloween shop in the Jervis Centre [Dublin 1] has gone a bit extreme this year…
Mount Usher Garden, Avoca Cafe, Ashford, County Wicklow.
Models Corina Coughlan (top left) and Aine Dwan (above) launch the bovine-heavy ‘Eoin O’Connor at Tipperary Crystal Collection’.
Eoin is known for his brightly-painted cows. which will now feature on cups, place mats and whatnot from Tipperary Crystal, who say:
From concept to reality, the collection was over a year in development and required extensive input and collaboration between Eoin and our internal design team.’
Dresses by Synan O’Mahony.
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Unusually bendy people.
IMMA, KIlmainham, Dublin
The launch of the Dublin Fringe festival 2019 which celebrates its 25th birthday from September 7 – 22 with performance artist Deirdre Griffin (above centre) and dancers Rachel Ní Bhraonáin (right) and Lucia Kickham (left).
Top from left: Ross Hatton, Marguerite Collins, Dylan Wallace, Jazmin Marin and Dylan Cooper
Unidentified location. (possibly Sandymount)
Talent Nation, ‘Ireland’s first, all-inclusive, talent sourcing, directory and booking service’, is on the lookout for the ‘most talented people in Ireland’ to entera competition with a €10,000 prize fund.
Are you all insane?
The water is full of
POO algal bloom.
human poo algal bloom.
The Finnegan family, from left, April, Sabella, Ashley, Molly and Paris learn that a bathing ban has been placed on the beach following
an overlow from local sewage treatment a preponderance of algal bloom in the locality.
That’ll learn them.
Hot out there today but not as bad as AD 1575 when: 'Intense heat prevailed…a loathsome disease arose from this heat…in Dublin, Naas, Ardee, Mullingar, & Athboy…(leaving) many a castle without guard, many a flock without shepherd & many a corpse without burial' #heatwave
— Irish Archaeology (@irarchaeology) June 27, 2019
Goatstown, Dublin 14.
Past winners of the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon Catherina McKiernan (above left) and Maria McCambridge (above right) joined pupils from Mount Anville Secondary School to begin the countdown to this year’s event on Sunday, June 2.
Catherina McKiernan has won the race four times (1997, 1998, 1999, 2004), while Maria McCambridge crossed the finish line first in 2015.
Everyone else walked.
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Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2
The launch Carlow Arts Festival, the “first big cultural event of the Irish Summer”, are acrobats Ronan Brady and Aisling Ní Cheallaig (centre pic) and, above from left: Jo Mangan, Director of Carlow Arts Festival; Bryan Quinn from the Horsebox Theatre; and Irish National Opera soprano Amy Ní Feharraigh.
The festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this year on June 4-9 with over 80% of the events ‘free to attend’ alongside a ‘Pick Your Price’ scheme for some select events.
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Gnarl level: bodacious.
O’Connell Bridge, Dublin 1
Pics by Fran Cassidy, who writes:
Don’t know who or why, hopped up on bridge using back wheel of bike, cycled the length of it, hopped down and then did it again…
Free the bridge walls.
National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
The Healthfest 2019 event organised by the National Dairy Council and Safefood for transition year students. Over 3000 students from all over Ireland attended with activities including Zumba, football, dancing and a chance to just hang.
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