The land of saints, scholars, and rappers

Mary Kate Hickey talks with Irish rap artists about Ireland’s hip-hop culture, its strengths and its struggles.

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MARCHING FOR CHANGE, AND FOR CHOICE

Mary Kate Hickey

As the rain poured down on the thousands of men, women, children and dogs gathered for the fifth annual March for Choice, a loud cheer could be heard from the crowd to mark the start of our journey.

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CEILI SA CHLUB: ALTERNATIVE NIGHTS OUT IN DUBLIN CITY

By Sarah Ruane and Mary Kate Hickey.

Thecity.ie went along to ‘Céilí sa Chlub’ organised by Conradh na Gaeilge in search of an alternative night out in Dublin City.

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SPENDING ON PROGRAMMING BY RTÉ HAS DECREASED, DESPITE A GROWTH IN INCOME

By Rachel D’Arcy, Sarah Ruane and Mary Kate Hickey

Spending on young people’s programming by RTÉ decreased steadily from 2013, The City can reveal.

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