Archive for January 2019

Clanna Gael Fontenoy: It’s the season to be jolly at Clanns

  By Felix O’Regan There’s been plenty to celebrate around the Clanna Gael Fontenoy club in recent times.  And we haven’t even got to Christmas! Here are just some of the causes we’ve had for celebration.  League Champions Our U16 […]

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A Bridge Too Far? Developer seeks modifications for new Facebook campus

By Alexander Kearney Early in November news was finally announced of a move that was long anticipated in the nation’s property pages: Facebook had finally agreed to take on a long-term lease for the entire 14 acre AIB Bankcentre site […]

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Free Dietitian Led XPERT Course for Type 2 Diabetes in Pearse Street Library

Free Dietitian Led XPERT Course for Type 2 Diabetes in Pearse Street Library

A free 6 week course to help you manage your Type 2 Diabetes is starting on Monday the 28th of January at Pearse Street library. It will be delivered in the morning time by the HSE Community Dietitian. The award-winning […]

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TradFest begins next week in Temple bar

TradFest begins next week in Temple bar

TradFest begins next week across the city bringing the public some much needed jovial times after the long quiet weeks after Christmas. They’ve got Sean nós singing and songwriting workshops, multi-instrumentalists, bagpipes, bodhráns, the whole kaboodle. Some gigs are free, […]

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St Patrick’s church weekly draw 14th of January 2019

St Patrick's church weekly draw 14th of January 2019
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Extraordinary Day

Extraordinary Day

(This story was written as part of a creative writing course through the Ringsend Adult Education Service in Ringsend College. The story was inspired by the legend of Oisín and Tír na nÓg). By Yvonne Yuen My story begins one […]

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The Legend of Tír na nÓg revisited

By Eileen Roberts Kate is sitting in her garden. It’s a beautiful summer’s evening. She’s thinking, where has life gone, I am in my sixties, the children are all married with their own children, Tom’s passed away, what’s ahead of […]

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Irishtown company wins at Cork Film Festival

By David Prendeville Irishtown company Samson Film’s Float Like a Butterfly triumphed at November’s 63rd Cork Film Festival, picking up the audience award. The film also opened the festival to a rapturous reception. Directed by Carmel Winters, it is set […]

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De Valera Volume 2 Rule 1932-1975

By David Prendeville This exhaustively-researched book covers Éamon De Valera’s life from 1932 to 1975. It follows on from author David McCullagh’s first volume, which covered De Valera from 1882 to 1932. The book is rich in detail and paints […]

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“Become a linguist, it said in the ad”

By Kathrin Kobus Ted Hayes, now living in a retirement home in Sandymount, may have been born more than eighty years ago in London, but the family moved back to Ireland and Irishtown before he was old enough to set […]

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