Archive for March 2014

Sandymount clean up at the Irish Hockey Association Awards

Sandymount’s very own Railway Union Hockey Club saw three of its players recognised for their sporting achievements at the Irish Hockey Awards on the 21st of March. Emma Smyth received the women’s Electric Ireland International Player of the Year award, […]

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The Voice of Donnybrook: Remy Naidoo

Remy Naidoo has gone from working in Kielys of Donnybrook to singing to the nation on RTÉ’s The Voice of Ireland. When NewsFour spoke to the bright and bubbly 19-year-old, she was fresh from her first live performance on the […]

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Earth Hour

Join thousands across the globe for an hour of darkness, when Earth Hour begins at 8.30 tomorrow night. Earth Hour is a symbolic gesture of commitment to tackling global warming, which sees communities, businesses and individuals switching off their non-essential […]

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Daffodil Day in Ringsend

Daffodil Day in Ringsend

Pop down to Cambridge Court tomorrow, the 28th of March in support of Daffodil Day, where the residents will be doing their bit for the Irish Cancer Society’s biggest and longest-running fundraising day. According to resident Laurel Hunter, “There’ll be […]

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Cinema roundup: March 27th

Cinema roundup: March 27th

Clint Eastwood’s Oscar winning 1992 western Unforgiven returns to the Irish Film Institute for one night only this Tuesday, launching the IFI’s “Essential films of the 90s” season. At the time of its release, westerns had been stagnant for the […]

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Men and their Sheds

Men and their Sheds

The Irish Men’s Shed Association (IMSA) will be holding its first Annual Collection during the first week of April, in a bid to raise funds for the not-for-profit organisation. The IMSA is made up of 191 autonomous community-based groups around […]

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Christy Brown’s Works and Belongings to Remain in Ireland

Christy Brown's Works and Belongings to Remain in Ireland

An archive of Christy Brown’s works and belongings is to remain in Ireland, having been purchased jointly by the National Library of Ireland and the Little Museum of Dublin. The collection, which includes personal effects, paintings and letters went for […]

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Brendan Behan 50 Years Gone Today

Brendan Behan 50 Years Gone Today

50 years ago today Ireland lost one if its great literary talents, when Brendan Behan died on the 20th of March 1964. As a young boy, Behan was surrounded by Irish republicanism, as members if his family were involved in […]

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Cinema Roundup March 20th

Cinema Roundup March 20th

The British crime drama has been in disrepute for some time now, thanks to a raft of unwatchable Guy Ritchie imitations featuring bad cockney accents. Starred Up is an exception, the tale of a young offender (Jack O’Connell) transferred for […]

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The Various Voices Festival launches a full programme of song

The Various Voices Festival launches a full programme of song

June of this year will see the Various Voices festival touch down in Dublin for four days of concerts and workshops around the city. Various Voices is the international gay choral festival, a floating event which takes place in a […]

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