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07 August 2018 09:00 Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Fingal

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland. EVERY CORNER OF Ireland has something unique to showcase – but how much of it have you seen? TheJournal.ie has been chatting to heritage officers in every part of the country to compile their top five picks that they think you might 5

07 July 2018 17:00 Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder

A new documentary looks at Lomax’s work in the US and here in Ireland. ALAN LOMAX WANTED to travel the world and preserve music. The son of a folklorist himself, he grew up to become a musician and ethnomusicologist, a man who went out into the field and recorded what was happening there. Without him, we wouldn’t have had some of the incredible music 11

01 July 2018 05:15 Hundreds of nudists to descend on Paris for a spot of trampolining today

“It’s great. We no longer have to do this secretly or be clandestine anymore,” one of the nudists said. AFTER A NUDE yoga class in a Paris park and a “no clothes day” at the city’s trendiest art museum, hundreds of naturists are due to descend on a theme park near the French capital Sunday for a spot of trampolining. France may be the world’s top destination 3

26 June 2018 00:25 Cork club pitches up for €550k project

Work has started at Lakewood Athletic’s grounds in Ballincollig on the construction of a Fifa-accredited, full-size, all-weather, flood-lit pitch in the hopes of it hosting its first game in August. SIS, which designed, built, or installed its specialised SIS Grass surface at six of the 12 World Cup stadiums in Russia, hopes to install its SIS Hybrid 8

23 June 2018 10:30 This Temple Bar alleyway has been transformed into something special..

The Love Lane street at at Crampton Court has been revamped. IN RECENT YEARS you might have noticed some of the alleys and lanes around Dublin’s Temple Bar have been brightened up by street art. Many of these are part of the Love The Lanes initiative by Dublin City Council, were street artists were given permission to turn the cultural district into an ‘open-air 115

19 June 2018 20:17 €4000 model car among 3,000 items sold off from Café En Seine auction

The bar was a hotspot during the Celtic Tiger. A WOODEN REPLICA of the classic E-Type Jaguar used by Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at their recent wedding sold for €4,000 as the contents of Café en Seine were auctioned off today. The model car was one of just 3,000 items which was being sold at auction at the Heritage Hotel Killenard in Laois 7

08 June 2018 09:21 This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist for the public choice award included 31 entries around the island of Ireland and one in India. NO 26 YORK STREET, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has been voted Ireland’s favourite building. The new medical education building has won the public choice award at the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) Awards 2018. The building 33

07 June 2018 17:16 Enda Kenny to be named 'European of the Year'

Leo Varadkar will present him with the award next week. ENDA KENNY IS set to receive European Movement Ireland’s European of the Year Award. The former Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader will receive the award from his successor Leo Varadkar at a ceremony at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin city on Monday. European Movement Ireland said the award “recognises 6

18 May 2018 16:35 At least 8 people killed in Texas high school shooting

Police responded to reports of an active shooter at the school close to Houston. The Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed the number in a news conference today. He said that there were between eight and 10 fatalities in the shooting – with the majority of those killed students. He said a police officer was also injured. The Santa Fe Independent 7

07 May 2018 13:27 Art gallery in Paris lets patrons in nude

“Naturism” in the French capital is growing as last year saw a designated patch of the Bois de Vincennes park dedicated to nudists. NO SHOES, NO shirt, no problem: A Paris gallery gave nearly 200 people a rare chance for a clothes-free visit this weekend, the latest opportunity for the city’s flourishing nudist scene. The Palais de Tokyo, a contemporary 3