Category Archives: Culture

Dublin Chinese New Year Festival - Year of the Dragon 2012

Celtic dragon

Over the past two decades, the Chinese community in Ireland has grown from a small group of IBCs (Irish-born Chinese) to a huge and diverse community of people, both of Chinese heritage and Chinese migrants. Many Chinese people arrived during

Dublin Chinese New Year Festival - Year of the Dragon 2012

Celtic dragon

Over the past two decades, the Chinese community in Ireland has grown from a small group of IBCs (Irish-born Chinese) to a huge and diverse community of people, both of Chinese heritage and Chinese migrants. Many Chinese people arrived during

Nollaig Shona Dhuit!

It’s nearly Christmas and we here at IrishJaunt simply can’t wait. While you may be out murdering yourself over Christmas shopping, which we all know is Irish code for “pints”, we hope you’ll take time to consider the true meaning

Nollaig Shona Dhuit!

It’s nearly Christmas and we here at IrishJaunt simply can’t wait. While you may be out murdering yourself over Christmas shopping, which we all know is Irish code for “pints”, we hope you’ll take time to consider the true meaning

A London eye on ‘Juno & The Paycock’

O’Casey’s classic tragicomedy derives its strength from its searingly accurate dialogue, which is funniest to those who know Dublin and the argot of Dubliners well. The tribal nature of the piece was laid bare at the opening night of its

A London eye on ‘Juno & The Paycock’

O’Casey’s classic tragicomedy derives its strength from its searingly accurate dialogue, which is funniest to those who know Dublin and the argot of Dubliners well. The tribal nature of the piece was laid bare at the opening night of its

Photo by James Byrum

A bookish affair

“When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.”  – James Joyce The Irish are notorious writers – writers that have produced some of the most profound and beautiful works of literature, both in the English and Irish languages,

Photo by James Byrum

A bookish affair

“When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.”  – James Joyce The Irish are notorious writers – writers that have produced some of the most profound and beautiful works of literature, both in the English and Irish languages,

Photo by kelly taylor

A beginner’s guide to traditional Irish music

If you’re planning a trip to or around Ireland (or maybe just dreaming about one), one of the first things you’ll likely hope to experience is one of those elusively magical pub sessions where the music flows as freely as

Photo by kelly taylor

A beginner’s guide to traditional Irish music

If you’re planning a trip to or around Ireland (or maybe just dreaming about one), one of the first things you’ll likely hope to experience is one of those elusively magical pub sessions where the music flows as freely as

Dublin Film Festival

The 2010 Jameson Dublin International Film Festival kicks off February 18, running for 11 days and showing some of the finest in Irish and international film.

Dublin Film Festival

The 2010 Jameson Dublin International Film Festival kicks off February 18, running for 11 days and showing some of the finest in Irish and international film.