Archive for April 2014

Green Ribbon Campaign

Green Ribbon Campaign

Get talking about mental health for See Change’s Green Ribbon Campaign throughout the month of May. The social movement aims to bring discussion of mental health out into the open, and with the help of 90 partner organisations, 50 campaign […]

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Football For All

Football For All

Football For All provides the opportunity for children of all abilities to take part in a competitive team sport. With 3,500 members around the country, the programme has gained popularity over the years. When Lourdes Celtic FC in Crumlin started […]

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Jedis to invade Dublin

Jedis to invade Dublin

Come out to celebrate all things Star Wars related this weekend in the RDS, as Invasion Dublin kicks off. The fourth event of its kind, Invasion Dublin is held in support of Irish Autism Action, and will feature lots of […]

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This Week on NewsFour (April 21st – 25th)

This Week on NewsFour (April 21st - 25th)

Monday: Golden Paw Hero Dog Awards The Irish Kennel Club, in association with GAIN Pet Food, is hosting the first Golden Paw Hero Dog Awards. There are five categories in which dogs can be nominated: Exemplary Companion Dog / Life-Changing […]

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Artist in Profile: John Maher

Artist in Profile: John Maher

The Pendula series of paintings are the latest works from artist John Maher. They are a representation of time and space and are a product of a reflective stage in his dynamic life. He is described as a thematic artist […]

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Celebrating 25 Years of Fitness

Celebrating 25 Years of Fitness

Helen Walsh, a fitness instructor, local community advocate and former manager of the YMCA Christmas Hamper Appeal, is celebrating 25 years as Dublin 4’s personal Mrs Motivator. She was in fighting form as she met on a dull Friday afternoon, […]

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Naturopathic Nutrition

Naturopathic Nutrition

Feeding your feelings? In our food-focused society, eating has become so much more than just basic survival. We don’t always eat simply to satisfy hunger – we eat to socialise, nurture, have fun, comfort and reward ourselves. Most of us […]

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Tackling Obesity Together

Tackling Obesity Together

It’s a Thursday afternoon in Cambridge Boy’s Football Club on Pine Road in Ringsend. Inside, the weight-loss club, Slimming World, has set up shop; tables on either side of the room offer a variety of healthy eating snacks and guidelines […]

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The Dark Side of Social Media

The Dark Side of Social Media

In February, the tragic death of a young man, Carlow student Jonny Byrne, highlighted two issues: the dangers of irresponsible alcohol consumption and the peer pressure culture of online social media. While it can’t be directly confirmed as the cause […]

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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

Dublin City Council (DCC) is losing almost €2 million a year through its traffic enforcement division, a recent sitting of the South East Area heard. The number was disclosed as part of a presentation of parking enforcement in the South […]

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