Archive for June 2019

ISNA Plant Fair: A rare sight to see

By Geneva Pattison The Irish Specialist Nursery Association organises many plant fairs across Dublin and Ireland. Farmleigh was the setting for their Easter bank holiday rare plant fair. Vendors came from Dublin, Wicklow and even as far as Cork to […]

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Preview of Ireland Euro 2020 Qualifiers/John Delaney latest

By David Prendeville Though Luca Connell has subsequently had to pull out through injury, it was encouraging to see Mick McCarthy include the 18-year old Bolton midfielder in his squad to play Denmark in Copenhagen on the 7th of June […]

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Herbalism, Returning to our Celtic roots

By Geneva Pattison Evidence of humans using medicinal herbs dates all the way back to the Paleolithic age and we have a long history of it in Ireland. In Celtic mythology there was the legend of a master healer called […]

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Songs Across the Sea: A Viva Voice Festival Chorus of New York

Conductor John Daly Goodwin, sings at St John’s Church, Sandymount. Distinguished conductor John Daly Goodwin, a Great Grand Nephew of much-loved songwriter and artist Percy French, will bring the A Viva Voce Festival Chorus of New York to Dublin for […]

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Celebration of Outstanding Young People

Garda Youth Awards The Garda Youth Awards 2018 was launched for the first time in the Dublin South Central in both the Aviva Stadium and Google Headquarters on Barrow Street. There was over 100 teenagers nominated. They represented Communities covered […]

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Action plan for Ringsend Crime

By Peter McNamara Over the last few months there have been increased reports of crime and anti-social behaviour in Ringsend and Irishtown. The trend began last September, with the all too familiar run-up to Hallowe’en. Since then, vandalism, intimidation, criminal […]

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Shelbourne Park Vintage Treasure Market

By Geneva Pattison On the 5th of May, Shelbourne Park played host to the Vintage Treasures Market. The ground floor bar area was transformed into a bijou trove of collectables and classic pieces. The jewellery stall was packed with high […]

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Six Habits to Hapiness

Newsfour meets therapist Fionna Brennan By Eoin Meegan Fiona Brennan is a hypnotherapist whose new book The Positive Habit (see book reviews page 22), is currently shaking up the self-growth industry. It centres around six emotional habits: love, calmness, confidence, […]

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Ballsbridge Lions Roar

By Eoin Meegan The Ballsbridge Lions Club is celebrating its first birthday. Founded in May 2018 by Farrell O’Boy, who transferred from the Maynooth-Kilcock Lions club to do so, their mission is to serve Dublin’s elderly, youth and disadvantaged. The […]

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IFI launch archival treasure trove on IFI Player and June Dark Skies Festival

By David Prendeville The Irish Film Institute recently announced the launch of the Loopline collection on the IFI player. Loopline was set-up in 1982 by Sé Merry Doyle. A film-making company, its prominent focus was on documentaries. This launch of […]

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