Saturday April 4, 2020

Culture Near You: Dublin City Council’s new website maps the delights on our doorstep

Forget zoning out in a coffee shop: if you want to while away a spare hour, just click and the capital’s creative hotspots are yours to explore

2nd February, 2020
Richard Shakespeare of Dublin City Council with Iseult Byrne, chief executive of Dublin City Council Culture Company. Picture: Bryan Meade

You find yourself in Rathmines with an hour to kill. Do you A) locate the nearest brand-name coffee house, or B) go on the hunt for a more enlightened experience? The makers of a new cultural map of Dublin are getting behind option B.

Culture Near You is a website created by the Dublin City Council Culture Company, a sub-set of Dublin City Council charged with running cultural initiatives and buildings across the capital. Established...

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