Archive for April 2013

Ryan’s Beggar’s Bush Centanary

Ryan's Beggar’s Bush Centanary

The Ryan’s Beggar’s Bush pub on Haddington Road has a long and storied history. Taking its name for the now-defunct barracks nearby, a pub has occupied the site for 210 years, and now a very personal anniversary is about to […]

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Film Review: A Late Quartet

Film Review: A Late Quartet

Daniel (Mark Ivanir), Peter (Christopher Walken), and married couple Robert (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and Juliette (Catherine Keener) form ‘The Fugue Quartet’, New York’s most respected string quartet. With their 25th anniversary approaching, a number of events conspire to tear the […]

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Dublin Port River Festival

Dublin Port River Festival

Sail Training Ireland and Dublin Port Company are delighted to make the wishes of those dreaming of a life at sea come true this June Bank Holiday Weekend. Six small and tall ships- The Pelican of London, Soteria, Johanna Lucretia, […]

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Habemus Papem

Habemus Papem

When Pope Benedict resigned a few weeks ago it sent shock waves around the Catholic World. Not since Pope Celestine V in 1294 had a Pope resigned. I spoke with Professor Salvador Ryan of St. Patricks College Mayooth whose specialty […]

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DCC Notes

Lacey raises drainage problems At the monthly meeting of the Dublin City Council (DCC) Councillor Dermot Lacey raised a question relating to drains on Newgrove Avenue in Sandymount. According to Lacey the drain has a habit of overflowing every time […]

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Using Vacant Spaces

In 2011 Dublin City Council (DCC) introduced an innovative scheme to link up landlords, who possess vacant property, with artists and designers, who are short on funds, but who are in need of a working space. The initiative evolved from […]

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Trading Races

Trading Races

Moving from the UK to Dublin with my husband and young family in November, I expected a seamless transition into life over here. I’m fairly well travelled and have lived in various different cities over the last decade or so. […]

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St Patrick’s CY Update

St Patrick’s CY Update

It’s that time of the year again folks, Spring is in the air and the hectic football mid-week period is almost upon us. The latter stages of league and cup competitions are in full swing and I’m delighted to report […]

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Railway Union

Railway Union

Last issue we reported on the successes of the Railway Union RFC Women’s team, who in their inaugural season, won their league campaign, while maintaining a perfect record of conceding no scores. Now it seems that Railway’s men are following […]

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The Pillar Stands

The Pillar Stands

A coalition of environmental groups has called upon the Government to halt the planned sale of public forest assets, currently managed by Coillte company. The coalition, named The Environmental Pillar, issued a press release in anticipation of International Day of […]

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