Archive for October 2012

Sad fate of Sandymount Seal

Sad fate of Sandymount Seal

Moira Lawson, a photographer based in Dublin, took an early morning stroll on Sandymount Beach recently. The tide was way out and Moira noticed a rather unusual looking lump on the beach. The lump turned out to be a baby […]

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Naturopathic Nutrition

Naturopathic Nutrition

Vitamin D, the new kid on the block, is getting a lot of press and research attention lately and after the… er… ‘Summer’ we’ve just had, maybe it’s time we took notice. In times past, it was known that Vitamin […]

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The Food Corner: Chicken Cacciatore

The Food Corner: Chicken Cacciatore

With the arrival of an Autumn chill in the air this classic Italian dish is a welcome warmer. It’s a simple, rustic meal but the rich sauce is packed with the flavour of the wine, olives and tomatoes. (Picture by […]

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Artist in Profile: Sarah Rossney

Artist in Profile: Sarah Rossney

Dublin-based artist Sarah Rossney began working in stained glass and her style has evolved into the more intricate design of her contemporary paintings. Her works are a backdrop to people’s everyday lives and often capture the buildings and memories of […]

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Fairytale Starts for Railway’s Newest Teams

Fairytale Starts for Railway's Newest Teams

If Carlsberg did season openers, they might just look to Railway Union’s newly-fledged Under 21s and Women’s teams for inspiration. The U21s side travelled to Clane for their first ever line-up in a 10-a-side tournament. Although the weather wasn’t ideal, […]

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Old Wesley RFC

Old Wesley RFC

Now that Katie Taylor has helped put women’s boxing on the map, Old Wesley RFC are planning the same for the oval ball game by launching Women’s and Girl’s Rugby! It is our goal to cater for both experienced players […]

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‘Divo’-tion to the Game

'Divo'-tion to the Game

Ciaran Divney from Sandymount is one of the most promising local all-round sportsmen. On the Gaelic football pitch he is one of Clanna Gael Fontenoy’s most consistent performers in their quest for senior status, but not by his own admission. […]

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Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is not specific to any one group or gender. That is the message Amen, the voluntary group who provide information to male victims, want you to remember this Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “It affects men, women and children,” […]

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Temple Bar Cultural Trust

Temple Bar Cultural Trust

For anyone who took advantage of the plethora of events that took place on Culture Night on 21st September and are wondering why things like that don’t happen more often, we have good news. Culture Night was started by the […]

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Michael’s Mad About Meat

Michael's Mad About Meat

Michael Byrne of Michael Byrne & Sons butchers at 92 Sandymount Road, gave me a tour of the new facilities in the shop when I met him recently. Michael started work at a butchers and dairy in Sandymount called Hayden’s […]

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