A riot of character and colour

Dónal O’Flynn recently really enjoyed Shrek: The Musical. Ireland’s biggest and brightest theatre recently played host to a riot of character and colour on the opening night of Shrek: The Musical. This UK touring production is on a road trip to Ireland, having stopped off at Belfast’s Grand Opera House before dropping anchor at… Read more »

Quality songs of a different kind

Lucas Illanes reviews alt-J’s latest album, This Is All Yours. Many feared for the future of the band alt-J after the departure of Gwil Sainsbury, the band’s bassist. The public was wondering if the unique style that the band has brought would continue on the same path or diverge into something utterly different. Luckily for… Read more »

Light and entertaining but nothing more than that

Cian Colbert argues that the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles works – within its limitations. The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie takes us to a modern-day New York city where a group, known as the Foot Clan, have been terrorising the city. News reporter April O’Neil is tirelessly trying to break out of her fluff news pieces and she believes… Read more »

The man from Blackstoops

Sarah Buttle finds Ivan Yates’s autobiography an inspiring read. Just a mere two years ago, Ivan Yates was heading into bankruptcy. Waving goodbye to his family and friends, he embarked on an estranged journey on a ferry to Wales, watching the coast of his homeland, Ireland, fade away into the bleak distance. Once upon a… Read more »

Teething problems for Sister Sadie

Natalie Dyer found that Brother Hubbard’s sister restaurant still has a bit of catching up to do. On a wet and dismal mid-afternoon Wednesday, standing out on a limb between two derelict buildings on Harrington Street lies the Sister Sadie café – the one-month-old younger sister of Capel Street’s independently owner-run hipster joint, Brother Hubbard. Desk job turned Ballymaloe-trained chef, Garrett Fitzgerald, along… Read more »

Griffith Digital News

Two Griffith nominees in Magazine Ireland awards

  What are the chances of two Griffith alumni to be nominated as finalists in the 2016 Magazine Ireland awards? It is an even greater coincidence that the two graduates of the BA in Journalism and Media Communications… Read more »

Griffith Media News

Your photo view of Dublin could win €700

CoinaPhoto, a unique social media platform to share locally relevant social stock photography, is delighted to be partnering with Griffith College to launch a photography competition exclusive to Griffith College students. It is an exciting collaboration given… Read more »