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Three Castles Burning

Jul 25, 2020

Dublin's Theatre Royal was a legendary venue, though in its final incarnation it lasted less than three decades. From Paul Robeson to Judy Garland, it witnessed some magic nights. Its story goes to sometimes unexpected places. Conor Doyle, historian of the Theatre Royal, talks us through it.

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Jul 18, 2020

What is there to say? The sad passing of Jack Charlton is a reminder of magic times in Dublin. This podcast explores some of the Dublin dimensions of the tale, from the traveling support to the amazing homecoming.

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Jul 14, 2020

We all know St Stephen's Green as a place we may go for lunch or a stroll, but the park has a remarkable history - from dueling in the Georgian city to the contested memory of the Boer War in Dublin. It's also one of few places in the city where women are honoured in a significant way. Learn a little more about this...

Jul 6, 2020

To many, Dublin tattooing brings to mind the name of Johnny Eagle. Yet the earliest tattoo shop in the city predated him by decades. Today, Dublin tattoos are in fashion - from Poolbeg chimneys to pints of stout - but where did it all begin?

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