A visit to Temple Bar an emerging area in Dublin's city centre with fashion, food and music from young band 'The Frames'.
'Jo-Maxi' reporter Niamh Walsh gets a fashion makeover at the 'Keller Cabaret', a shop celebrating the fashion of the 50s and 60s, and shoe shop Dv8. She also gets some fashion advice from two young Dublin punks.
Claddagh Records, is Dublin's folk music specialist record shop. The visit also takes in the Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, which is home to 36 artists from photographer and print-makers, to sculptors and painters. Niamh meets artist Deirdre Carr who talks about the merits of working in a studio with other artists. The report also shows some of the mural artwork around Temple Bar.
In the Temple Bar Studios, bands rehearse and record this report shows Dublin bands 'Rollerskate Skinny' rehearsing and 'The Frames' recording.
This episode of 'Jo-Maxi' was broadcast on 7 March 1991. The reporter is Niamh Walsh.