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  • Face Masks Challenging for Hard of Hearing
    Face Masks Challenging for Hard of Hearing
    July 9, 2020 by
    BY editor With a number of people going out and about again wearing recommended face masks (mandatory on public transport since 29th of June) this constitutes a challenge for the needs of hearing impaired people. “The use of face masks […]...
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Community

  • Bloomsday on the doorstep
    Bloomsday on the doorstep
    BY Kathrin Kobus Yesterday, on Bloomsday ‘The Citizens’ Breakfast’ team with Gráinne O’Kelly celebrated James Joyce’s connection with Shelbourne Road, adapted for the current regulation and with social distancing in mind.   “Joyce lived in number 60 Shelbourne Road in...
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Culture

  • Book Review: Luis Buñuel A Life in Letters
    Book Review: Luis Buñuel A Life in Letters
    David Prendeville This superb book gathers together a comprehensive collection of some of the most important and widely relevant examples of Luis Buñuel’s correspondence. Many of the letters in the book have never been published previously and almost all of...
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Memory Lane

  • Live Aid: the “Global Jukebox” 35 years on
    Live Aid: the “Global Jukebox” 35 years on
    Peter McNamara This summer will see the 35th anniversary of Live Aid, the greatest charity rock concert the world has ever seen. Masterminded by Dublin-born Bob Geldof, the event was organised in aid of Ethiopia, and the terrible famine it...
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Events

  • Wellness Workshops now online
    Wellness Workshops now online
    Eoin Meegan With Covid-19 dominating all the headlines at the moment, we may be in danger of overlooking other critical problems in society: mental health, domestic abuse, child vulnerability, and the topic under scrutiny here, suicide and self-harm....
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Sport

  • JOHNNY GAVIN: THE GOAL MACHINE
    JOHNNY GAVIN: THE GOAL MACHINE
    By Gavan Bergin Johnny Gavin was born in 1928 in Limerick. By the time he left school he had become one of the top footballers in Limerick and at the age of 19 he was playing with the League of...
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Food & Wine

  • Reusing food waste for a greener indoor space
    Reusing food waste for a greener indoor space
    Geneva Pattison This period of our lives is undeniably hard. With travel limitations, bans on public gatherings and people unable to visit friends and loved ones, it’s difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel right now....
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