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Catching Up After.

In Blog, Interviews, politics by Sean Finnan1 Comment

Above: Clare Daly speaks to crowds behind the Dáil at a water protest back in 2014. One of the most viral pieces of media ever rabble has ever put out. Clare Daly has been one of the few, along with Mick Wallace and Luke “Ming” Flanagan, consistently raising the cacophony of corruption in An Garda Siochana even as others around them play willful ignorance and ridicule them. rabble sent Sean Finnan … Read More

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The Rhymes Of History.

In Art, Blog, Culture, Interviews by Caitriona DeveryLeave a Comment

I don’t really know enough about the contemporary aspirations of planning culture now to comment. But if you look at Milton Keynes in the UK as a prime example of 60’s utopianism, its history is hilarious. I got given a tour about 10 years ago, when I was looking to do a project there. Its original planners were entrenched in new-age ideology. They even sited its main artery, Midsummer Boulevard, on the axis of the summer solstice sunrise.

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The Regeneration Game.

In Blog, Film, Interviews by Tomás LynchLeave a Comment

  A new documentary called The 4th Act looks at the massive regeneration project that took place in Ballymun over 18 years. It will premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival this year. rabble sent Tomás Lynch to catch up with Ballymun native and film director Turlough Kelly to get the whole story.   What was it prompted you to make the film? We got access to Plunkett Tower, which was … Read More

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Rise of the Mutants.

In Blog, Interviews, Music by Jasper MatthewsLeave a Comment

Mutate is a techno collective which was started in October 2013 with the aim of bringing over niche international guests and fresh faces to Dublin’s clubs. Jasper Mathews got in touch with Mutate bossman Jay Carroll to discuss the sounds of Mutate, how to stay afloat in today’s competitive scene and the resurgence of club culture with the Celtic Tiger 2.0 rolling in.   Tell me a bit about the … Read More

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Something For The Weekend.

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      It’s payday weekend and we have a fine selection of things to spend your hard earned cash on this weekend.   Tomorrow in Dublin, Mutate have brought UVB back over. By all accounts his show in Pacinos a while back was great, this’ll be no different. Also on Friday, techno brothers Tom and Ed have a new project together. Moving on from TR//ER they are now preforming … Read More

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Repeal Goes On Strike.

In Blog, Interviews, politics by beggarsLeave a Comment

We had a chat with #strike4repeal to see what it is all about.

We saw you put a call out for a strike in Ireland, what is your demand?

Aoife: We are demanding that the government give us a date for a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment. The state’s talking shop on this issue, coming on 34 years since the constitutional change, is dangerous and cowardly. The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Act 2013 just criminalised abortion further under the guise of a totally inaccessible ‘legal route’ which, given the case of Ms. Y, would be pretty ill-advisable for anyone to pursue. It seems the government is happy to wait around, delay and bow down to a minority wing of anti-choice zealots; we are not.

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Something For The Weekend

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New year, new tunes. We’re back to the grind here at rabble planning for the year ahead but don’t worry, we still have time to party.

Easing us in to the new year is Italian selector a.p. prods. The Flipside crew are bringing him to Tengu this Saturday with Mark Murphy and Daire Carolan on support. We’re looking forward to this one.

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Something For The Weekend.

In Blog, Culture by beggars1 Comment

The weekend clubbing guide is back and it’s a jam packed weekend coming up. Some great locals parties as well as a couple of record launches.

Tonight down in Limerick the 909 Crew have Fran Harnett in control to cause a bit of a ruckus. 909 resident Maedbh O’Connor is on support. Two top quality Irish DJs there so get on it if you’re in the area.

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This Land Is…

In Art, Culture, Featured, Interviews by Catriona DeveryLeave a Comment

Radicalism and reinvention are two prevalent themes running through programming for A Fair Land. Cultural and artistic activism were predominant in the creation of the political movement for 1916 and it was this gathering of energy, ambition, ideology and activism which A Fair Land sought to emulate, orientating the project towards a future vision moving forward in 2016.