Fabric to reopen after it wins closure appeal

Fabric has won its appeal to reopen nightclub after the licence was revoked.

I know what you’re thinking.. is this a joke?! Like I don’t think you could play with our emotions like that. Didn’t we already feel the loss of the club the last few months. Dublin Soho can confirm that this is no joke. So let’s celebrate this one as its PROBABLY the best news you’ll get on a Monday this year!

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The re-opening comes with strict rules to be enforced. Eh do we care? Just get Fabric open already. The publicity raised during the #SaveFabric battle has only done wonders for the Club. Social media, Fabric DJ’s, party goers, pretty much anyone who experienced Fabric, got behind the campaign to turn the closure around.

We just can’t wait for the Fabric re-opening party. Its sure to attract an incredible lineup just like it’s closing did. The anticipation is already killing us. The public have a lot to be proud of. Big applause all round!

I’ll leave you with the official statement for Fabric. Tick tock, tick tock!

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Statement from Fabric

We are hugely thankful to be able to confirm the news that we have won our licence back. We owe everything to our supporters. We really would not be here today without your unparalleled support and generosity.

So many different people stepped up to put their voices to our cause, artists from all corners of the music community, fellow promoters who have put on huge events from us and clubbers from around the world who all united behind us.

We’ve even seen people sporting their #savefabric T Shirts on the other side of this planet showing just how big this thing is.

So, thank you to all of you. Without the strength of your backing this would not have happened.

You saved Fabric.

We’ll be back with some news about #saveourculture and our next steps when we can.

 

Ice Cream That Cures Hangovers

I’ve always said it that ice-cream is one of my go-to-things to ease the pain of a fearful hangover. Well Dublin Soho can confirm that a bar specifically designed for the cure exists – can I get an Amen.  Only thing is its based in South Korea; home to the world’s first hangover ice cream bar. Bit of a trek now indeed!

The so called hangover store based in South Korea and named Gyeondyo-bar (hang in there). Yes we love it already. The ice cream that tastes like grapefruit has an active treatment ingredient which is oriental raisin tree fruit juice, used as hangover remedy in Korea since the 1600s.

Us Irish will wait patiently and pray for a local Irish budding entrepreneur to create a similar product. Let’s face it Deliveroo would make a killing helping all us needy Irish on a day where our heads can’t raise from the pillow.

 

The world has lost a legend; legendary Prince dies at 57

“Prince, the singer, the songwriter, the master entertainer who produced some of the world’s most loved songs like “Let’s go crazy”, “Purple Rain” and “Kiss” has died aged 57.  To say the world is devastated is an understatement that one of the most creative and talented souls is now gone. The legendary musician was found at his Paisley Park home in Minneapolis. The news comes less than a week after Prince’s plane was forced to make an emergency landing due to his ongoing battle with the flu. It’s also known that Prince had tonnes of unreleased music that wasn’t shared with the world. What he shared empowered and impacted many lives so we “thank you” Prince.

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Prince brought so much magic to my life, to my sisters and to many across the world. His lyrics, his style, his soul just oozed “magic”.  I speak from the heart when I say “I loved growing up and discovering his music”, every song from that album “sign o the times” and “Purple Rain” soundtrack was simply incredible. Me and my sisters would blast it all the time; my sisters at one point nearly morphed into him copying his hairstyle.

I remember watching his movie “Purple Rain” literally a million times with my twin sister when we were younger. To say we were obsessed was an understatement.

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Here’s one of my favourite tracks and trust me it’s hard to pick between the hundreds of amazing songs Prince produced.

#RIPPrince

Dublin Soho salute this legend and will be attending ANY Prince appreciation party in Dublin. Hint hint guys.

 

 

Primark Opens 300th Store

Irish-owned retailer Primark has opened its 300th store.

The outlet is located at Broughton Shopping Park in Chester, England.

Primark now has 300 stores across 10 countries.

Two more Primark shops will open this week – in Birmingham in England and also in southern France. That will make a lot of ex-pats happy living in these areas.