Archive for June 2013

Railway Union Summer Camp for Kids

Railway Union Summer Camp for Kids

Railway Union RFC, in conjunction with Leinster Rugby, will host a Summer Camp from 1st to 5th July in Railway in Park Avenue, Sandymount. This camp is aimed at players (male and female) aged between 6 and 12 and costs […]

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New Club President for Monkstown Football Club

New Club President for Monkstown Football Club

Local Sandymount resident Gerry Hegarty, left, has been elected President of Monkstown Football Club for the 2013/2014 Season. The former Irish Army officer will be the 81st president in the club’s 130 year history. “I consider it a very special […]

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Stade Français comes to Sandymount Hotel!

Stade Français comes to Sandymount Hotel!

Muscular Gallic rugby hunks in bright pink shorts were de riguer as Stade Français based themselves in Sandymount for their Amlin Rugby Final clash with Leinster in the RDS Arena. Sadly, for the visitors, it was “Bon Voyage” as they […]

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The Fontenoy Files

The Fontenoy Files

True grit shown by Senior Hurlers Clanna Gael senior team have recorded one win, one loss and one draw in the championship. Their win against high-flying Setanta was an epic battle with the Fontenoy lads showing true grit and determination […]

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Shuttlecocks at the Ready

Shuttlecocks at the Ready

Epworth Badminton Club has a history of welcoming people. A local club, born in Sandymount, it welcomes inexperience, diversity and people of all ages. The only thing is, not many people have heard of it. Until now! “Based in Sandymount […]

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Technology Kills Eight-Hour Day

Technology Kills Eight-Hour Day

It was just before 8am on a hot March morning in Rio de Janeiro when Karen Keegan, the Editor of NewsFour and C.E. Supervisor of Sandymount Community Services woke up and opened her email. Clicking through the bulk of the […]

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Therapy Underground

Therapy Underground

The Harvest Moon Centre on Lower Baggot Street was established in 1996 as a holistic therapy centre, providing a variety of treatments to promote stress management, mental relaxation and physical healing. These treatments range from the esoteric, such as Reiki, […]

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It all Started in Fairview Park

It all Started in Fairview Park

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Dublin Pride Parade. The theme of the parade Live, Love & Be Proud, will be held on Saturday June 29th. A spectacle of equality – with its fair share of flamboyance – […]

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Red Bricks, Village Greens

Red Bricks, Village Greens

In 1968, British rock group The Kinks had a hit with The Village Green Preservation Society, a paean to holding onto traditions in the face of progress. When it comes to Sandymount’s own village green, a group of locals are […]

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Doggy Day Care

Doggy Day Care

For the last few years, local dog lovers Alan Pullen and Fiona Brannock from Ringsend have run The Fluffy Mutts Grooming Salon in Unit 2, Cambridge House, Ringsend and have just opened the D4 Doggy Day Care Centre in the […]

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