Archive for August 2013

The Railway Locomotives taking off in September

The Railway Locomotives taking off in September

The Railway Locomotives are on track to land in Sandymount in September. The Locos is Railway’s mini rugby programme and caters for boys and girls aged between 6 and 12 years of age. Railway has appointed the hugely experienced Joe […]

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New season excitement at Railway

New season excitement at Railway

It’s not an exaggeration to say that last season was a great year to be involved in Railway Union RFC. Five Leinster Pennants hang in the clubhouse as a mark of the success of the year and there’s a sense […]

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Why not try batting for a different team?

Why not try batting for a different team?

On a beautiful Saturday at the end of June, Wanderers Rugby grounds on the Merrion Road was taken over by eight teams of softball players for a ‘blitz’ or fun day-long tournament. Teams came from around the city and country […]

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Dubs take over St Patrick’s

Dubs take over St Patrick’s

Twenty-four members of Dublin’s GAA team, including Dermot Connolly and Bernard Brogan, took part in a private training event at St Patrick’s Rowing Club in Ringsend in mid-June. “The event was to get them all together and do some extra […]

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SPORTSCO Wins Friendliest Business Award

SPORTSCO Wins Friendliest Business Award

SPORTSCO was awarded with the ‘disability friendliness award’ at the ‘JCI DUBLIN FRIENDLY BUSINESS AWARDS’ in the Mansion House on 17th June 2013. SPORTSCO provides programmes designed to enhance people’s health and wellbeing, in an enjoyable, friendly and relaxed atmosphere, […]

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A New Kind of Bridge?

A New Kind of Bridge?

The sporting legacy of Ringsend and Irishtown has been given a boost following the recent promotion of local team Bridge United to the AUL Sunday Second Division. Keen to nurture the community pride the area is notorious for, Michael Grant […]

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Batting the Lashes

Batting the Lashes

Cricket is not a sport which comes readily to mind when thinking of school P.E. classes, but on June 12th this year the Railway Union Sports Club held the inaugural Leprechaun Cup for girls’ cricket, with eight different schools participating. […]

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The Culinary Corner – Quick Sticky Chicken

The Culinary Corner - Quick Sticky Chicken

For a number of years now I have been advocating the huge variety of herbs, spices and foreign grocery available at many of the Asian markets so popular of late. It took a bit of time for Dubliners to shop […]

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The Costs of Borrowing

The Costs of Borrowing

In this climate, we all have to tighten our belt. Our incomes are reduced, while household expenses, taxes and healthcare costs are increasing. Loan repayments have fallen behind, there are extra bills to pay and nothing seems to balance anymore. […]

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Local Writes of Passage

Local Writes of Passage

June 13th 2013 was the 148th birthday of one of this country’s literary giants, W.B. Yeats, and to celebrate the local-born writer the Sandymount and Merrion Residents Association (SAMRA) held an annual Yeats recital at Sandymount Green. Shortly after 11.30am […]

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