Ministry Of Sound’s big night out in Dublin… [April 1998]

Remember April 1998? When going out for a weekend in Dublin would cost you less than £200… hotel AND flights included? Nor do we. But as this article from Ministry

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Homelands Ireland 2000 was 19 years ago today… and this video always makes us smile

Seven months on from its first instalment, 29 April 2000 (19 years ago today) saw the hosting of the second Homelands Ireland, at Mosney Holiday Centre. Leftfield, Primal Scream and

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“It was something that people hadn’t really seen before, but they were ready for it…” The making of Dublin’s The Pod

On this day [13 April] in 1993, The Pod opened its doors, ushering in a new era of sophistication for Dublin clubbing. Located underneath the old Harcourt Street Railway Station

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Top one, nice one, get sorted! 909originals meets the team bringing Big Fish Little Fish to Ireland

For those of you that thought having kids meant you had to grow up and be ‘sensible’, think again. Big Fish Little Fish (BFLF), which has organised family raves across

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Give Us The Night seeks to turn the tide for Ireland’s clubs…

Established just over a decade ago, Give Us The Night has long fought the good fight for Ireland’s nightclub industry. With the latest wave of high profile closures in the

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It’s been 19 years since Homelands Ireland 1999 – here are some of the best DJ sets from that historic day…

Today, 25 September, marks 19 years since a festival that marked a turning point in dance music in Ireland… Homelands Ireland 1999. Taking place at Mosney Holiday Centre, Co. Meath,

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The Ormond… 21 years gone, but not forgotten

One of Dublin’s most iconic clubbing venues, The Ormond Multimedia Centre, shut its doors for the last time 21 years ago today, 14 June 1997. Over four years, the venue

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Check out this video of Dublin’s ‘hottest dance club’, Sides DC, back in 1987…

Sides nightclub, or Sides DC to give it its official title (the DC standing for ‘Dance Club’), was a historic venue in the history of Dublin clubbing, from its early

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The Kitchen Nightclub closed 16 years ago today…

Arguably the finest purpose-built club venue this country has ever seen, the U2-owned The Kitchen Nightclub closed its doors on May 4th, 2002. With Podje and Dave McDonnell on the

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So we FINALLY now know what is going to become of the old Pod/Redbox complex in Dublin…

For a generation of clubbers, the Pod/Redbox/Chocolate Bar complex on Harcourt Street in Dublin brings back fond memories. And though the venue never quite recaptured its magic (in this journalist’s

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