Archive for March 2019

The darker side to Valentine’s Day

By Eoin Meegan With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you may think it’s all about chocolates and roses and, hopefully, for you it will be. However, there is a much darker side to this day. On February 14th in […]

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Reporting responsibly at a beer fest

As the Alltech Beer & Food Fair at the convention centre was drawing to a close and the excitement for St Patrick’s Day festival was just starting this reporter decided to go against the grain and explore the non- to […]

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St Patrick’s Church double St Patrick’s day draws 2019

St Patrick's Church double St Patrick's day draws  2019
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What to expect at the craft beer fair in the convention centre

What to expect at the craft beer fair in the convention centre

Farmers, crop experts, brewers, distillers, marketers and bar staff, basically everyone that is involved in bringing beverages to you are available to chat this weekend at the Alltech Craft Beers & Food Fair in the convention centre. Speaking with the […]

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Charity game to be played in the Aviva in aid of Sean Cox

By David Prendeville A friendly has been announced in aid of the fundraising drive for Sean Cox in the Aviva on April 12th. The friendly will see a team of Liverpool legends take on a legendary Ireland XI. Sean, who hails […]

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Elisha Scott: The Black Panther- Part 2

By Gavin Bergin Elisha Scott had a long international career with Ireland, which began in 1919 and ended in 1936. Throughout his 17 years and 31 caps as his country’s goalkeeper, he kept up a high standard of performance. Ireland […]

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Danny Byrne – On the doorstep with the Donegal contender

By Alexander Kearney In a small café just on the village side of Ringsend bridge, I’m waiting to meet Fine Gael’s sole candidate for the new South East Inner City electoral district. Danny Byrne is keen to introduce himself to […]

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With or Without You: U2 Visitor Centre goes ahead but not hotel

By Alexander Kearney No sleight of hand, but a twist of fate means that U2 have finally been granted permission for a Visitor Centre on Nos 15 -18 Hanover Quay, while their neighbour and former business partner, Harry Crosbie has […]

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Eglinton development shaping up for battle

By Alexander Kearney In late January, a highly contested apartment scheme backed by Avestus Capital in the heart of Donnybrook was finally granted permission by the City Council. The proposed seven-storey development at the corner of Eglinton road and Donnybrook […]

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Film Review: The Favourite

By David Prendeville Local company Element Pictures have enjoyed extraordinary success recently with their latest film The Favourite. It marks their latest collaboration with Greek auteur Yorgos Lanthimos. The director shot to prominence with the dark, absurdist comedy Dogtooth in […]

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