Dublin wears its culture proudly. Our streets boast plaques commemorating every Ulyssian step of Leopold Bloom, walls are emblazoned with Maser’s murals, and, at this time of year, we prepare for the annual Culture Night, when the city gets to … Continue reading Homegrown: Discovering Music / Discovering Dublin Dublin wears its culture proudly. Our streets boast plaques commemorating every Ulyssian step of Leopold Bloom, walls are emblazoned with Maser’s murals, and, at this time of year, we prepare for the annual Culture Night, when the city gets to showcase the best it has to offer.
Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin is a notable author, literary agent, and the founder of The Inkwell Group. She is also the founder of writing.ie, a website dedicated to all things writing-related. These are only a few of her many accomplishments in … Continue reading From the Inkwell: Interview with Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin Read. Read. Read. Write. Write. Write. Edit. Edit. Edit.
Fresh from a successful run of the hit show DOUZE at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, XNTHONY (Anthony Keigher) is back in Ireland and ready to debut a new show at Dublin Fringe Festival this month. Since 2010, XNTHONY has been working … Continue reading The Power of Wow: Interview with XNTHONY “The Power of Wow” explores the idea of the desperation to be liked, heteronormativity in a post marriage equality age, and fake authenticity.
Meg McIntire is a portrait and comic book artist, based in San Diego, California. Her first self-published comic, Butter 1, was released in 2012 and sold out entirely during its run. McIntire is known for her vibrant, technicolor style and … Continue reading Six Questions With an Artist: Meg McIntire Classic Nickelodeon cartoons, vintage fashion and traditional Japanese woodblock paintings come together in McIntire’s technicolor comic books.
This summer Sugarglass Theatre takes residence in TCD’s own Samuel Beckett Theatre, carrying their production of David Greig’s Outlying Islands across the pond from its 2016 run in New York. The play tells the story of two Cambridge-educated naturalists who … Continue reading “Outlying Islands” is an Outlier Beautiful, visceral and sensual, balancing severe sexual tension with themes such as isolation, youth and institutionalism.
Following the release of their seventh studio release, Shake the Shudder, and in the midst of their European tour, we caught a hold of Nic Offer, frontman of !!! (pronounced ‘chk chk chk’ for those of you not in the know), … Continue reading Shaking it up with !!! – interview
Cardboard Gangsters is nothing short of an incredible film. Set in North Dublin’s Darndale, it is full of talented local actors and Dublin music. It explores the multifaceted nature of gang culture in Darndale as it follows a group of … Continue reading Cardboard Gangsters – interview
William Oldroyd and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly are, respectively, the director and lead producer of Lady Macbeth. Based on a Russian novella of the same name, the film premiered at the London Film Festival in 2016 and was nominated for Best … Continue reading Interview: Making ‘Lady Macbeth’
Ben Clavin is the co-founder of Pewter Games, an indie games studio based in Dublin. Their first game, The Little Acre, was released on Steam, PS4 and Xbox One on 13 December 2016 to critical acclaim. Sean Clerkin talks to … Continue reading Pewter Games: life at the forefront of a fledgling Irish industry
Landless are a quartet who sing traditional songs in four-part harmony. Lily Power, Meabh Meir, Ruth Clinton and Sinead Lynch met in NCAD and released their eponymous EP in 2014. After an active few years gigging in Ireland and abroad, … Continue reading Homegrown: Landless
Dan Hegarty is an Irish radio presenter on RTE and author. Tn2 Literature editors Michael Mulooly and Sarah Upton spoke with him about his new book Buried Treasure Vol. 2, a follow up to the first book in the series. … Continue reading Digging for Treasure; An Interview with Dan Hegarty
Rusangano Family are a three piece rap group consisting of two MCs, MuRli and God Knows, and DJ mynameisjohn. They are based in Limerick, with the members originally hailing from the diverse backgrounds of Zimbabwe, Togo and Ennis. … Continue reading The Emergence of Irish Rap: Rusangano Family interview