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Chinese New Year 2016, February 6th – 21st This month Dublin welcomes the Chinese New Year. The Year of the Monkey falls on the 8th of Feb and we’re up for joining in the celebrations and ringing in the New Year all over again. There are a host of super cool events showcasing the true traditions

A Dublin day & night with real live humans who dwell in our city. This week #thisisOURdublin is from Jo Linehan, a Dublin-based stylist and writer and Editor at Large of The Coven. The former IMAGE Magazine editor has returned from a freelancing stint in New York where she styled for Barneys NY. Now, she’s

A not-to-be-missed traditional highlight of the Irish horse racing calendar (not to mention the social calendar!) is the annual Leopardstown Christmas Festival. This festival offers National Hunt racing, or fancy horse racing in layman’s terms, at its very best over 4 spectacular days. The festival kicks off on Saturday 26th December and features some of

The Dean meets Limerick’s own sweet queen, Nicole Dunphy, founder of Pandora Bell Confectionary.  In our fifth instalment of the #thisisOURdublin – Who Makes That?series, we hook up with Nicole Dunphy, founder of Pandora Bell, the multi award winning Irish confectionary company based in Limerick city   Pandora Bell was dreamt up by Nicole in

  This week #thisisOURdublin is from Ann Marie Dalton, Marketing and Brand, Turkish Airlines Dublin, travel fanatic (obviously), Wicklow born but a converted Dub at this stage. You can follow Ann Marie on linkedin/Instagram @annmarie.dalton and check out Turkish Airlines at or on social @turkishairlines

We have the wonderful Anne McCoy on #thisisOURdublin – 24 Hours this week. Anne is a freelance PR and Sponsorship Consultant. She loves music, coffee and social media, all far too much.You can follow Anne’s antics on @annemccoy

Go to…. Hard Working Class Heroes 2015 October 1 – 3, across Dublin city Music fans couldn’t pick a better weekend to visit Dublin. October 1 – 3 sees a takeover of sonic proportions as the annual Hard Working Class Heroes hits venues, bars and restaurants across the city. There is no bigger showcase of

New & old just got fresh & tasty! The Dean meets Industry & Co As part of The Dean’s #thisisOURdublin  – Who Makes That? series, we catch up with Marcus Mac Innes, MD of Industry & Co, the lifestyle store, purveyors of really cool new, old, upcycled wares for home & life. Even more exciting is the

This week #thisisOURdublin is from Gráinne Ahern, TV producer/director, pop culture fanatic and Fashion Editor on  A style, art and culture lover, she would go to the opening of an envelope, if said envelope was displayed nicely in a fancy frame. You can follow Gráinne on Twitter/Instagram @grainneahern and love the fashion on or on social @gimmefashion! ‘Dublin can

A Dublin day & night with real live humans who dwell in our city. This week #thisisOURdublin is from John Lynn, comedic hero who’ll be bringing the lols at the Vodafone Comedy Festival in Iveagh Gardens, Dublin. The festival runs from Thursday July 23 – Sunday July 26 and tickets for shows are €20 from

A Dublin day & night with real live humans who dwell in our city. This week #thisisOURdublin is from Justine King, Fashion Stylist and PR/ Marketing Executive at, shopping addict (obviously), coffee and bourbon lover (together or separate), with a completely insatiable appetite for everything Dublin has to offer. You can follow Justine on