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Brian McMahon: Brand New Retro

Late last year, Liberties Press published Brand New Retro: Vintage Irish Pop Culture and Lifestyle in a tasty coffee-table format that allows you to flick through the history of Irish print, from saucy proto-lad mags, to now quaint opinion and advice columns, to glamorous and glorious fashion spreads. We talked to Brian about his journey from sticking together his own Dundalk punk fanzine, Too Late, with his brother to the publication of this delicious time capsule of a book.

Retro Cinema Review: Gladiator

“If it was the last great sword-and-sandals movie, it’s proven to have remarkable durability.” 17 years on from its initial release we revisit blockbuster Gladiator.

Festival of History

There’s talks on Karl Marx and his Irish connections, the sinking of the RMS Leinster whose centenary falls on October 10th, Hitler’s women pilots in the Third Reich, women in Hollywood in the ‘30s, as well as a star turn by our very own Brian McMahon.

ADIFF: Up Close and Personal

Compelling studies of major contemporary issues on the island of Ireland: Feargal Ward’s The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid and Sinead O’Shea’s A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot

A Conversation with Sally Rooney

In conversation with Donal Scannell, Sally Rooney discusses the privileges of private education and why she considers herself a socialist, Marxist and communist.

Restaurant Review: Over The Moon at Luna

The waiters, all young men as it would have been in the ’60s, wear red jackets with black suede lapels, tailored by Louis Copeland. A more senior waiter, dressed entirely in black, even looks like a bonafide mobster. I’m downstairs in Luna, eating dinner like a boss.

Making The Scene

Making the Scene is a series of lunchtime and afternoon talks taking place as part of PhotoIreland 2014 at Gallery of Photography.

Gleaming The Cube: Dork tricks are back

Faced with the unstoppable force of Californian skatepark babies with unbeatable technical skills, pros are turning to the dorky tricks of the past to stay ahead.

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