Archive for October 2014

Enabling Ireland

Enabling Ireland

Many locals who learned to swim in the pool on Sandymount Avenue or have bought flowers from the garden centre there may not realise that these are the facilities of Enable Ireland, a very important Irish charity that supports children […]

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A Howl of a Time

A Howl of a Time

The final Sunday of August saw Sandymount Green play catwalk to some of the prettiest paws of the canine world. With canine competitors coming from as far afield as Sutton and Clontarf, Sandymount Dog Show had a record attendance with […]

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Cinema Roundup 31st October

It’s another great week to be a movie lover in Dublin, with a pair of cinema’s greatest classics and two cracking new releases opening. The Lighthouse continues its Kubrick season with his greatest movie, the 1975 masterpiece Barry Lyndon. Shot in […]

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Postcard Pastime

Postcard Pastime

Ger Stafford, pictured above, is a local man with an extraordinary collection of historical postcards and photographs. His hobby began in the late 80s when he forgot to bring his camera when holidaying in the UK and resorted to the […]

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Notice of Public Meeting regarding Ringsend Library Plaza

Notice of Public Meeting regarding Ringsend Library Plaza

Notice of Public Meeting regarding Ringsend Library Plaza. Venue: Ringsend Library Time: 10.15am Date: Thursday 6th November 2014 Following a motion passed by the Dublin City Council, South East Area Committee on 13th October, a meeting will be held on […]

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Equinox Charity Cycle

Equinox Charity Cycle

The annual Equinox Charity Cycle took place on September 27th. Sandymount’s own James Stacey took part in a true endurance test of 230km from Clontarf to Youghal in County Cork in a gruelling but rewarding 12-hour slog across the country […]

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Homelessness: Tony’s story

Homelessness: Tony’s story

Somewhere in Dublin 4, on a quiet street populated by offices, you will find Tony (not his real name). Tony is homeless. Originally from Sligo, personal difficulties saw him “opting out of life” as he put it, not an appropriate […]

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Ireland – Champions in 1914

Ireland – Champions in 1914

This year marks the anniversary of a particularly important year in our soccer past. 100 years ago, on the 4th of April 1914, Ireland won the British Home Championship. This tournament, contested by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, was first […]

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Púca Puppets Present The Mice and the Elephants

Púca Puppets Present The Mice and the Elephants

Dublin City Libraries are taking part in this month’s Children’s Book Festival, with a variety of storytelling events across the city. Pearse Street Library will be playing host to Púca Puppets and their show The Mice and the Elephants today […]

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Old Dublin Society’s Autumn Lecture Series

Old Dublin Society’s Autumn Lecture Series

The Old Dublin Society’s Autumn Lecture Series continues tonight and through November. Tonight’s lecture will be given by Rev. Dudley A Levistone Cooney, with the title of “Methodists from the Free State to the Republic”. The series continues weekly every […]

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