HHH Irish retailer Penneys came out on top at this year's U Magazine High Street Style Awards, which were held at Lillies Bordello on Friday night. The cheap and cheerful fashion haunt won three awards on the night, also scooping the awards for Best Accessories and Best Store to Spend €50, both for the third year running. Irish fashionistas voted over 20,000 times during the two month voting period, proving the-fashion-forward public take high-street style seriously.
HHH For architecture buffs out there, Open House is returning to Dublin from October 17 to 19. Buildings such as Farmleigh House, Leinster House and the Provost's House will be open to the public as part of the event that will offer over 100 tours, events and workshops to explore the rich architecture of Dublin.
The events are completely free and for more information visit www.openhousedublin.com.
HHH Diwali, or the festival of lights, is an important national festival in India, Nepal and other South Asian countries. And for the fifth year running, the festival will also be celebrated in Dublin. Diwali stands for reaffirmation of hope, celebration of the joys of life and a renewed commitment to friendship and goodwill.
Due to popular demand, Diwali comes to the Tallaght Arena for two days on October 18 and 19. All are welcome to join the festivities.
HHH Cult classics the Shining and A Clockwork Orange will be showing at the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield as part of their Stanley Kubrick season, offering viewers a full retrospective of his feature films. Screenings will run until November 28. For information on screening times and tickets, visit www.lighthousecinema.ie.