This Week on NewsFour: 3rd-7th November

Human rights photographer Robin Hammond, who is one of this year's winners. Pic: Maria Shields O'Kelly for NewsFour

Human rights photographer Robin Hammond, who is one of this year’s winners.
Pic: Maria Shields O’Kelly for NewsFour

CRAI Call on Minister Kelly to Change the Law for Local Democracy
Combined Residents Against Incineration (CRAI) have called on the government to change the Waste Management Act 2001, to return decision making authority over waste management issues to the locally elected councillors in Dublin City Council. The Waste Management Act 2001 removed the ability of councillors to stop the actions of the Dublin City Council CEO moving ahead with the Poolbeg Incinerator.
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Run! Run for your Lives!
We’re all anticipating it, it’s in the air. The Zombie Apocalypse. It’s not just the Walking Dead on TV, it’s not just the kids growing up on Left for Dead and Resident Evil, it’s that feeling that life is just too comfortable, and maybe you don’t know yourself until you’ve had to struggle mortally against hordes of the Undead.
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Journalism Stilled: World Press Photo Exhibition
“The Windows to the World” is the description by Erik de Kruijf from World Press for the planet’s most prestigious photo contest, which visits Dublin at the CHQ building on the Irish leg of its world tour.
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Censored Lectures at the National Print Museum
Censored, a series of free lectures, is currently being held at the National Print Museum. The lectures deal with the ways in which the press was censored in Ireland, from the arrival of printing in 1551 to the late 20th century.
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We also shared the news that a High Tide Alert was issued for Thursday night, with the flood gates on the River Dodder closed, and Dublin City Council Staff deployed in Sandymount, among other areas.

Cinema Roundup 7th November
A culinary experience with Feast Your Eyes at the IFI, Kubrick season continues with Full Metal Jacket at the Lighthouse, and new releases Interstellar, Leviathan, The Skeleton Twins and Say When in this week’s Cinema Roundup.
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Stop the Incinerator Public Protest
A public protest against the Poolbeg Incinerator has been announced for Thursday 13th November at the Point Depot Roundabout.
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