Archive for August 2015

Shake a Bucket for Barnardos!

Shake a Bucket for Barnardos!

Barnardos are looking for volunteers to shake a bucket in aid of the children’s charity on Friday, September 18. Barnardos’ Fundraising Manager, Mary Gamble explains that many children are in dire need of support: “Right now in Ireland, 138,000 children […]

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This Week on NewsFour: August 24-28

Dig Where You Stand Claim your history today in the chq Building with Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society! Read more… Wesleyans and Hatters of Beaver Row Learn about Donnybrook’s hidden history of Wesleyans and Mad Hatters this weekend! Read more… […]

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St Patrick’s CYFC Update

St Patrick’s CYFC Update

We have been in the middle of the summer soccer sabbatical, with our club members enjoying a well-earned break after a particularly tough 2014/15 season, but, as always, the break is never long, as our players returned to pre-season training […]

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The Importance of Stillness

The Importance of Stillness

Over the last few years I have been slowly learning the immense value of being quiet! Pausing my life, slowing down, looking inside, exploring and really connecting to my thoughts. Sometimes this was scary and incredibly painful, but the more […]

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Paddy Moore: The Natural

Paddy Moore: The Natural

Paddy Moore was born in 1909, and though he was from the north side of the Liffey he was a hero in Ringsend. He was reared near Croke Park and played Gaelic at school but from the start he excelled […]

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City Sambo Spots

City Sambo Spots

The summer is well past its mid-point and the warm days are getting numbered, so now is the time to make sure to get outside and enjoy at least one coffee break or lunch in the sun (when it appears!). […]

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Crusaders Back on Track

Crusaders Back on Track

Irishtown stadium athletics track is now open after a winter of repair and upgrade. Displaced teams and athletes will be licking their lips at a new track, none more so than resident athletics club – Crusaders. The club of our […]

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Cinema Roundup August 28th

Cinema Roundup August 28th

A newly restored print of Antonioni’s classic of alienation and ennui, L’Eclisse, plays at the Irish Film Institute. Just out of one relationship, Monica Vitti enters another with Alain Delon. One of the great Italian’s finest works, it features, as […]

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Smell Memories

Smell Memories

The following three stories by students of Ringsend Adult Education Service were inspired by smell memories. Orange Zest and Horses’ Sweat By Frances Parnell My grandmother lived in Pembroke Mews, Baggot Street, and childhood memories of times I stayed with […]

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Four minutes to live – without CPR

Four minutes to live – without CPR

“Nobody has ever died from a heart attack. You cannot die from a heart attack!” The St John’s Ambulance instructor knew he was provoking alertness through a play on words. Surely there had to be some obvious clarification of semantics […]

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