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The Irish capital is to host one of the three opening stages of the Giro d’Italia professional cycling race next year, as tourism bosses in the country eye a €50 million windfall from the prestigious event. The Grand Partenza – otherwise known as the Big Start – will kick off in Belfast in May 2014 before further stages take place in Armagh...
There is still time left to catch an exhibition commemorating the Suñol Foundation’s fifth anniversary in Barcelona. The stunning display, which has already attracted thousands of art lovers to some of the stunning hotels in Barcelona specifically for the exhibition, will be on show at the Fundacio Suñol in Barcelona until 2 March. Analysing...
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An exhibition of work by Irish designer Eileen Gray is to go on display at a museum in Paris, celebrating her impact on modernist architecture. Taking place at the Centre Pompidou in Paris from 20 February – 20 May, the exhibition will feature some of her most notable and unique pieces of furniture in lacquer, chrome and precious woods, photographs,...
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A new exhibition is to open later this month at a Paris Gallery celebrating one of the greatest French 20th century female photographers. The gifted Laure Albin Guillot will have some of her best work displayed at the Jeu de Paume – the home of the Centre National de la Photographie – from Tuesday 26 February – Sunday 12 May, meaning there is...
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The clay courts of Barcelona are set to be full of competitive spirit and tension this April, with the Ladies Open 2013 set to return once again to the Catalonian capital. It is a fine example of the fantastic sporting events you could enjoy during a stay in one of the many hotels in Barcelona. It is once again expected to be a fiery event, with a selection...
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An art exhibition in Paris has been celebrated as an overwhelming success following its closure on the weekend, attracting over 780,000 visitors in less than four months. Famous for putting the works of Monet and Picasso on display in the past, it has been another smash hit at the Grand Palais, this time exhibiting the works of famous American artist...
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Professional tennis players are already preparing for one of the major events in their sport – the French Open – which is returning to Paris this summer. The massive sporting occasion attracts thousands of sports fans from around the world every year, and with tickets still available, there is plenty of time to plan a break in one of the excellent...
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Dublin played host to one of its biggest red carpet events ever last night, with a host of Hollywood stars flocking to the Irish capital to attend the European premiere of Lincoln. Among the famous faces was Steven Spielberg, the director of the movie and the figure pulling the strings behind a wide range of motion pictures including Schindler’s List,...
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Revellers are preparing for a post Christmas break in one of the excellent hotels in Barcelona next month, combining it with when the Catalonian capital’s big blow out winter festival takes place. Designed in honour of Santa Eulàlia – a 13-year-old Roman Christian virgin who suffered martyrdom in Barcelona during the persecution of Christians in...
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The San Antonio District Race is set to return to Barcelona later this month; it is just one of the fantastic events taking place for those staying in the city to come along and enjoy. One of the most popular and recognised athletic events in the Catalonian capital, it sees thousands of runners of varying abilities take to the streets in the hope of...
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