Archive for March 2019

Patrick’s Rowing Club fundraiser for Karl Doyle

By Kathrin Kobus St.Patrick’s rowers have done their bit at the National indoors championships, now they call out to their D4 community and not just Raytowners to come along on March 30th to Ringsend Library. Not just to showcase their […]

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Herbert Park Native Tree Trail

By Geneva Pattison Nestled in between the American Embassy and the RDS you’ll find the ever-calming presence of Herbert Park. It was named after Sydney Herbert who was the father of the Earl of Pembroke and in 1903, it was […]

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Affordable sustainability

By Geneva Pattison The first few months of every new year can be a challenging time for people, especially when trying to save money. Costs can easily spiral out of control. With high street advertising hijacking the TV and online […]

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Plants to welcome Spring

By Geneva Pattison Stepping into the garden can sometimes be a daunting task in the new year, but it’s one of the most rewarding things you can do for your health and wellbeing. Although the garden after winter can be […]

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10 ways to avoid exam stress

By Eoin Meegan In a recent report by the Economic and Social Research Institute, following extensive consultation with students, teachers and parents across forty post-primary schools nationwide, it was found that stress in the exams (including mocks) was having a […]

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Three’s a charm for Paralympics

By Kathrin Kobus The season has begun for para-athlete Donnacha McCarthy with the first duathlon competition in Naas this January. A successful 2018 saw him and his guide D4 local man Dave Tilly compete and win medals and precious points […]

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Interactive learning at the Print Museum

By Geneva Pattison The National Print Museum in Beggar’s Bush prides itself on being a cultural venue that promotes education, learning and conservation of the ancient craft of printmaking. More recently, it has added to its tour facilities by introducing […]

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Practice makes perfect for St Patrick’s rowers

By Kathrin Kobus The rowing season is not back yet for another few weeks, but to stay in shape and active St. Patrick’s rowers were working out on those rowing machines you see in any fitness studio right next to […]

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Sweet Chariot carries it off

By Kathrin Kobus It was a triple whammy regarding adversaries:  New Zealand v Australia, alias Schmidt & Jones or simply Ireland v England in round one of the Six Nations. Ireland flying high in confidence after the autumn series and […]

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Ingrid Nachstern wins LA Film Award

  By David Prendeville Award-winning director and choreographer Ingrid Nachstern, who ran the Nachstern Ballet School in Sandymount for nineteen years until 2017, has had great success with her new film Shoe Horn/Office. The film recently won Best Experimental Film […]

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