Archive for April 2019

St Patrick’s Church weekly draw the 22nd of April

St Patrick's Church weekly draw the 22nd of April
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BuJo blue for The Wheelers

By Kathrin Kobus The Sandymount Wheelers, a small social group of cycling enthusiasts have been around for a while and after the winter months it is time to get the two-wheelers back out on the road for some group trips […]

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Archie Goodall The cast-iron footballer

By Gavan Bergin Archie Goodall was born in Belfast in 1864 and grew up in Kilmarnock in Scotland. As a boy he learned to play football along with his brother John, who went on to be an England international player. […]

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Top filmakers for Irish film school

By David Prendeville There are some exciting forthcoming courses in the recently launched Irish Film School, based in The Lir on Pearse Street. Iconic producer-director Roger Corman is set to land at the school in July (exact date to be […]

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Is It Time To Resurrect The Ancient Fair of Donnybrook?

By Eoin Meegan The ancient fair at Donnybrook, once an annual event on the village green (now the site of Bective Rangers, Old Wesley, and part of Herbert Park), had earned itself the reputation of being infamous; a place of […]

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Historical Irish Oddities

By Eoin Meegan Historical Irish Oddities by Allen Foster is a delightful romp through the quirkiness and eccentricities that lie behind the ordinary and seemingly banal. The subtitle of the book is “A Compendium of Extraordinary but True Tales.” Though […]

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Ringsend Library redesign meeting

By David Prendeville A public meeting was held with regards to the re-design of Ringsend Library Square on March 21st in which Mitchell + Associates presented their draft designs for a reimagined Library Square precinct for discussion and agreement. Local […]

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Local Election Candidates

By Eoin Meegan With the upcoming local elections this May, NewsFour invited all of the area’s declared and potential candidates to respond to the same set of questions regarding being your representative and responses to specific questions regarding the community […]

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Film News Round-up April/May

By David Prendeville April and May look set to be strong months for local cinemagoers. Back on the big screen on April 5th is a re-issue of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece A Clockwork Orange. The film, a scandal at the time […]

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IGB site: New housing development likely to exclude most locals

By Peter McNamara The Irish Glass Bottle Site has a long history in Ringsend. For over a hundred years it was a place of work and prosperity, where three generations of a family might find themselves gainfully employed. After the […]

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