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  • New Social-Distance Benches by  Raytown Men’s Shed
    New Social-Distance Benches by Raytown Men’s Shed
    Peter McNamara In response to the pandemic, and to spread good feeling in the local area, the Raytown Men’s Shed is designing, building and installing special “social-distance” benches in flat complexes around Ringsend. The Shedders have already set up five...
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Culture

  • The Gerard Byrne Studio Launches Virtual Tours
    The Gerard Byrne Studio Launches Virtual Tours
    David Prendeville The Covid-19 pandemic has forced cultural spaces the world over to adapt how they engage with their audiences. The Gerard Byrne Studio in Ranelagh is no different. Their answer has been to transition to a more online existence....
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Memory Lane

  • Swastika Laundry remembered
    Swastika Laundry remembered
    Eoin Meegan Much has changed around Ballsbridge over the last century, as in many other parts of the capital. One big change is the disappearance forever of a one-time iconic building and industry, the Swastika Laundry. Operating for over 70...
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  • PATSY GALLAGHER  THE MIGHTY ATOM (PART TWO)
    PATSY GALLAGHER THE MIGHTY ATOM (PART TWO)
    Gavin Bergin The 1925 Cup was the last trophy Patsy won with Celtic. After playing the 1925/26 season with them he was not offered another contract. Apparently, the Celtic board wanted to save on his wages, which were the highest...
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  • Vitamin D deficiency in Dublin says TCD study
    Vitamin D deficiency in Dublin says TCD study
    Geneva Pattison A recent medical and geographical study released from Trinity College Dublin has revealed that a large pro-portion of the population in urban areas are deficient in vitamin D. This study, conducted over five years, was a joint effort...
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