Archive for February 2013

Sandymount Slaveys

Sandymount Slaveys

I recently read a book called Shadow and Sun by Neil Campbell, the son of James Campbell, the minister of the old Presbyterian Church on the junction of Tritonville Road, Sandymount that was demolished back in 1999. The grounds of […]

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Sail The High Seas In The Tall Ships!

Sail The High Seas In The Tall Ships!

Sail Training Ireland are delighted to announce a series of sail training voyages on a variety of Tall Ships in 2013. The aim is to increase the number of tall ship sea voyages to and from the country. The opportunity […]

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50 Shades of Gay

50 Shades of Gay

Bret Easton Ellis started a storm in a queercup recently when he stated that openly gay actor Mat Bomer couldn’t play the lead in the planned movie adaptation of ‘50 Shades of Grey’. The American Psycho scribe, stated on twitter; […]

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Self Defence, Tiger Style

Self Defence, Tiger Style

Every parent would like to think that as they raise their children they impart enough knowledge and know how to allow them a relatively safe passage through life. But we all know that no matter how hard we try, we […]

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Ireland and Drinking

Ireland and Drinking

A new report by the Men’s Health Forum calls for a reduction in alcohol consumption and more stringent legislation concerning alcoholic policy in Ireland. ‘A Report on the All-Ireland Young Men and Suicide Project’ focuses on effective mental health work […]

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Get on your bike for the Cycle against Suicide

Get on your bike for the Cycle against Suicide

Ireland finished fourth in a Europe wide poll looking at the highest rate of suicide in young people. 500 people, across the age spectrum, took their own lives in 2011. But what can we do about it? According to Irish […]

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Suicide in Ireland is now at an all-time high and with organizations such as The Samaritans recording a higher number of calls and texts from people around Ireland it is clear that the current economic climate has had a negative […]

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Beat the Blues and Turn2me

Beat the Blues and Turn2me

With more lives still being lost to suicide than are lost on our roads, not enough focus or attention is given to positive and active solutions to mental health. Depression affects one in ten people in Ireland at any one […]

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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

Publicity Club Collections The Lord Mayor Naoise Ó Muirí, accepted collections from The Publicity Club of Ireland which were donated to Dublin City Library and Archive. The collections contain a number of interesting items from the club, which was a […]

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Sally and the Way She Might Look at You

Sally and the Way She Might Look at You

Thirty years ago, were you to walk down Thorncastle Street or perhaps wander up Bridge Street, there would be a woman, standing in the corner, staring at you. She’s trying to remember what newspaper you read. For she is Sally […]

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