Archive for March 2019

Maud Gonne’s Men by Anthony J. Jordan

By David Prendeville Sandymount local Anthony J. Jordan’s new book Maud Gonne’s Men is an insightful and precisely written piece. It gives an account of the various relationships Maud Gonne had with men over her life, from Thomas Gonne, her […]

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Brian Eno’s 77 Million Paintings at the RHA

By David Prendeville Running now until February 24th in the Royal Hibernian Academy is Brian Eno’s extraordinary 77 Million Paintings. Conceived by Eno as ‘visual music’, it is a constantly evolving sound and image-scape born from his continuous exploration into […]

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Documentary Review: Scéalta Ón Old Town

By Geneva Pattison We’ve had some great television viewing options over the last few months, with TV specials and blockbuster movies. However, one of the most impressive things RTÉ has had to offer this past season was the documentary Phil […]

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Ringsend Rock School Relaunched

By Peter McNamara Have you been looking for a fun and rewarding hobby? Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to try something different? Maybe you want to express yourself – and believe you could be the next rock superstar. […]

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The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

By David Prendeville The 17th Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland’s premier film event, returns to the capital from February 20th to March 3rd. The packed programme features over 125 events across 12 days, including the finest local and […]

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Aviva Stadium Community Fund 2019

Applications for the Aviva Stadium Community Fund Scheme are open for 2019 and will remain open until St Patrick’s Day, 17th March. The fund, which was set up by the Aviva Stadium in 2007 supports community-based projects originating within a […]

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No.11 Ferry: The dockers’ taxi returns

By Kathrin Kobus The year was 1984 and the opening of the East link Bridge meant the end for the ‘Dockers’ taxi’ – the ferry service crossing the river, 35 years ago. This February the service will resume with the […]

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NASA study on House plants for cleaner air

By Genevva Pattison Maintaining the air quality in your home may seem like an easy task. However, living in built-up city areas, using central heating and the ever-present dust means we don’t always realise it could be better and sometimes […]

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Darkness Into Light raising hopes with funds

In January 2019 the organisers of the Darkness into Light walk from Ringsend/Sandymount presented Pieta house with a cheque over €139,114 and 94 cents. A big thank you is due to all supporters and stewards along the course, the Sandymount […]

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Pillowcase campaign join strong coalition this Saturday

Pillowcase campaign join strong coalition this Saturday

The housing and homeless situation has generated so many activist groups that there was nearly a new one setting up every week. Now they’ve formed a coalition, strength in numbers. If the numbers of the homeless and rent increases don’t […]

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