Ballinteer man is Dublin’s newest MEP

Joe Higgins, searing political wit and staunch defender of the working classes, is a tough act to follow. But 27-year-old Paul Murphy is quietly confident that he can fill the shoes of the great Socialist when he takes over as Dublin MEP next month. A native of Ballinteer who has been assistant to Joe Higgins […]

Wheels set in motion for Dublin Bikes expansion

Dublin Bikes in a suit

This article can now be found on IrishCycle.com at: http://irishcycle.com/2011/03/25/wheels-set-in-motion-for-dublin-bikes-expansion/

Highlights of Dublin’s outdoors

Dublin has a wealth of parks, gardens, and other outdoor areas. Here’s some of our picks — if you think we’ve overlooked any places that we should have included then comment below and tell us where you’re favourite outdoor areas in Dublin are. Parks Highly recommended is a visit to Glasnevin for the National Botanic Gardens. […]

5 Dublin City spots for a decent coffee

Whether it’s an espresso to kick-start your day, a latte to go with your lunch or a mocha to cap an evening meal, Dublin is a veritable Mecca for coffee lovers. You just have to know where to look. DublinObserver.com shows you five of our favourites: Havana Cafe Hidden as it is upstairs in the […]

Zombie mob set for invasion of Dublin

This Saturday sees Dublin ‘invaded’ by a Zombie horde- but all for two very good causes. The inaugural Dublin Zombie Walk leaves St.Stephen’s Green at 2pm on Saturday and aims to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society and the RNLI Lifeboats. Organiser Eamonn Dee spoke to DublinObserver.com: What inspired you to plan a Zombie […]

5 films about Dublin you need to see

Sean McTiernan takes a wry look at five Dublin-based films you should see. 1 Intermission: In Bruges is the most realistic depiction of Dublin logic in cinema history It’s also set in Bruges, so I can’t really mention it here. Intermission is, however, a reasonably close second. When I lived down the country I assumed […]

Six places to watch the World Cup in Dublin

Plenty of pubs, cafes and restaraunts around Dublin are showing World Cup matches, but where should you go if you want a real fan experience? If you want to rub shoulders with some of the most passionate football fans as they cheer on their national team, the cast an eye over the DublinObserver.com list of […]

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