Archive for March 2019

Homeless Mobile Run Sleeping Bag Appeal

The Homeless Mobile Run volunteers provide hot dishes, snacks, tea, coffee, toiletries, clothes and sleeping bags for the homeless. With the decrease in temperature and the nights becoming colder and colder, the support for the homeless is needed now more […]

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Oscar nominations for local talent

By David Prendeville This year’s Oscar nominations brought about unprecedented success for local talent. Mespil Road based, Element Pictures’ The Favourite (reviewed on Page 23) carried on its awards season march, scoring ten nominations. That is an unprecedented number for […]

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Art: An effective tool against anxiety?

By Eoin Meegan In conjunction with First Fortnight during January, artist and sculptor Gearoid O’Dea, and psychologist Andrew Pringle ran a workshop in the Science Gallery which explored an innovative approach to coping with anxiety. It suggested using art as […]

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Mindfulness in Sandymount

By Eoin Meegan A new eight-week course in mindfulness has just started in Sandymount and NewsFour recently talked to the man behind it, Cormac Lynch. Cormac has been sharing mindfulness for some years, mainly with family and friends, but now he […]

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Redevelopment work at RICC funded by Covanta2

By Kathrin Kobus Two pieces of good news from the Ringsend and Irishtown Community centre: Firstly, the long -overdue refurbishment got underway on Monday 28th January. Secondly, no services will have to be suspended. A plan B regarding locations for […]

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Rare Disease Day on Pearse Street

By Peter McNamara The 12th annual World Rare Disease Day will take place on Thursday, February 28th 2019. To mark this important occasion, Rare Diseases Ireland will be holding a conference “Bridging Health & Social Care” on the 28th in CA […]

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STEM for Girls at RDS

By Eoin Meegan An important event will take place in the RDS on February 11th and 12th next when the I Wish foundation presents a two-day workshop promoting more gender equality in STEM. What exactly is STEM and why is […]

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Shore leave at the sea shore

By Kathrin Kobus Early autumn last year, a sign was put up at a small tree on the green triangle between the footpaths near the beach in Sandymount regarding an application to the DCC to build a new playground. The […]

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Who said print is dead?! Learn both physical and digital printing at PrintLab this Saturday at the award winning National Print Museum

Who said print is dead?! Learn both physical and digital printing at PrintLab this Saturday at the award winning National Print Museum

By Geneva Pattison   Have you ever wanted to design your own poster or card? Well now you have the chance to materialise those design ideas and get your creativity flowing this coming Saturday, the 16th. at the launch of […]

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Yoga for teenagers

Yoga for teenagers

An exciting new yoga class that combines the benefits of yoga with mindfulness meditation, and is directly targeted at teens, will start in March.The teen yoga class kicks off in Sports and Fitness Markievicz on March 5th, and will run […]

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