Dublin Ruth

Dublin Ruth

No Idle Day

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Rua Ruth is home to stories about the romantic, rosy-tinted side of Dublin, while I choose to write about the brighter side of life in the city it doesn’t mean that I haven’t considered the dark.  I believe one of the darkest aspects of life in Dublin is our homelessness crisis, something I quite literally …

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    Rua Ruth loves…

    It’s been an inspiring week, spring has hit Dublin and blossoms are on the wing, here’s what I am loving along with brighter days and budding flowers… I was at Offset this weekend and truly inspired by the imaginary world of Annie Atkins I  was mesmerised by her presentation about how she produced the charmingly kooky …

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    Fashion on Bridge

    Arthur Fields was the Man on Bridge who for 50 years took photos of people walking over O’Connell bridge in Dublin’s city centre capturing the changing times, people and style of everyone who crossed the bridge. Arthur Fields legacy has only been recently been discovered and his extraordinary photographic archive which has become a social …

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    Time for another installment of what I’m loving this week. It’s cashmere weather and I love Sophie Dahl’s piece on the JCrew blog about the soft stuff. As diaries start to fill for Christmas there are some superb Christmas craft and design markets happening about the city- Christmas on the Square with The Irish Design …

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    Victorian Dublin

    As part of Dublin Book Festival I was delighted to join Dr Frank Cullen on his walking tour of Victorian Dublin to promote his forthcoming book Dublin 1847: City of the Ordnance Survey (RIA). For a city which is known for it’s Georgian architecture it is great to see Dublin from another angle- the Victorian angle. …

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