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New albums: Dave, Peyton, Joel Culpepper & more

With the endless onslaught of new music every Friday it’s hard to keep up with all the new releases. We’ve curated the essential new albums and projects out today for you to check out. Dave – We’re All Alone In This Together The follow up to the London rapper’s 2019 Mercury Prize-winning debut Pyschodrama. Peyton […] The post New albums: Dave, Peyton, Joel Culpepper & more appeared first on District Magazine.

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Secret Sandwich Society are leaving Dublin 8’s MVP

It’s top-secret where they are heading next Secret Sandwich Society [SSS] are leaving their first home in Dublin 8’s MVP. The SSS team announced the news over Instagram on July 22, that they would be leaving the Harold’s Cross spot on August 8th. Writing “our time at @mvpdublin is coming to an end, unfortunately. We […] The post Secret Sandwich Society are leaving Dublin 8’s MVP appeared first on District Magazine.

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Westminister to direct Stormont to provide full abortion services by March

It comes after full implementation of services was stalled by disagreement from Northern Ireland’s devolved government. Westminister has ordered Northern Ireland’s Stormont government to make abortion services fully accessible by March 2022. Back in March of 2020 laws surrounding abortion were changed, permitting the procedure in some circumstances. However, the DUP blocked discussions around the […] The post Westminister to direct Stormont to provide full abortion services by March appeared first on District Magazine.

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Arlo Parks, Berwyn, Ghetts and more shortlisted for Mercury Prize 2021

The twelves acts that made the shortlist have been revealed. The shortlisted acts for the 2021 edition of the converted Mercury Prize have been announced. The ceremony will take place on September 9 following the deliberation of a panels of industry heads and experts. Last year, Michael Kiwanuka took home top honours with his album […] The post Arlo Parks, Berwyn, Ghetts and more shortlisted for Mercury Prize 2021 appeared first on District Magazine.

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Baste and Vice Coffee are forced to move from their site in Portobello due to ‘redevelopment’

The Clanbrassil Street Upper site will be turned into a mixed-use development Baste’s site in Portobello has been earmarked for redevelopment, which is expected to commence in September. The BBQ-er’s site on Dublin 8’s Clanbrassil Street Upper received planning permission on March 25, 2021. The site which takes in numbers 39, 40, 41, 42 & […] The post Baste and Vice Coffee are forced to move from their site in Portobello due to ‘redevelopment’ appeared first on District Magazine.

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Date of indoor drinking and dining reopening announced by Government

The news comes some weeks after the June 29th announcement that the indoor dining date would be pushed back due to concerns over the Delta variant modelling. Cabinet has now agreed upon a system that allows for the verification of vaccination or immunity from Covid in pubs and restaurants. Taoiseach has confirmed that indoor dining […] The post Date of indoor drinking and dining reopening announced by Government appeared first on District Magazine.

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Krewe has launched a food truck in Howth

Krewe have expanded further into the Northside Krewe has hatched a new food truck, and are calling it the SideChick. Describing it as their “bit on the side” the new food truck opened on Thursday, July 8 and is expected to be there “for the summer.” Operating beside Howth’s Beann Eadair GAA club, which rumour […] The post Krewe has launched a food truck in Howth appeared first on District Magazine.

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Kanye West is releasing his new album ‘Donda’ this week

The announcement comes alongside a new Beats advert featuring Sha’Carri Richardson that is soundtracked by a new Yeezy single. Last night on Instagram, Kanye West wiped his grid clean and uploaded new photos and a commercial that features a new song called ‘No Child Left Behind’. The track is set to feature on his forthcoming […] The post Kanye West is releasing his new album ‘Donda’ this week appeared first on District Magazine.

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Token announce their reopening date ahead of indoor dining announcement

The resumption of indoor dining and drinking is expected to take place on July 26, but as yet there has been no official Government announcement Token has announced its reopening date, ahead of the official government indoor dining announcement. A final decision on the date of reopening indoor dining and drinking across Ireland is expected […] The post Token announce their reopening date ahead of indoor dining announcement appeared first on District Magazine.

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First Listen: Gilmore is crafting otherworldy funk in ‘Here’

The Bangor producer and multi-instrumentalist comes through with a Yussef Dayes-inspired cut as part of the MINDS Compilation raising funds for PIPS Hope & Support. Even in the toughest of circumstances, music has a knack for uniting people from different walks of life. Whether that’s bringing communities from different sides of the peace wall to […] The post First Listen: Gilmore is crafting otherworldy funk in ‘Here’ appeared first on District Magazine.