Archive for November 2021

Big Beach Clean-up

After a break in 2020, the Big Beach Clean was back again this year, where a record number of over 400 clean-ups were organised by volunteers who removed 42 tonnes of litter across the country. In addition, more volunteers joined […]

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The Endurance of Love openhearted: Eighty Years of Love, Loss, Laughter and Letting Go. Ann Ingle

The Endurance of Love openhearted: Eighty Years of Love, Loss, Laughter and Letting Go.    Ann Ingle

Eoin Meegan Ann Ingle is a wonderful writer, warm, witty, and clearly with a story to tell. Growing up in London in a working class family she was in every way the typical English girl. That was until she met […]

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On Yer Bike! Donnybrook and Irishtown Gardaí Go the Extra Mile for Critically ill Children

Fancy cycling from Donnybrook to Kilkenny? Well that’s exactly what 35 dauntless guards from Donnybrook and Irishtown stations (known as the ‘E’ district) did on a crisp sunny September day just past when they took on the arduous 120km journey […]

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“Housing For All” Radical Solution Or More Of The Same?

Dermot Carmody The government’s Housing For All plan was launched on September 2nd, replacing the Rebuilding Ireland plan of 2016, with the Taoiseach Micheál Martin saying it would “provide the basis for a long-term sustainable housing system for this and […]

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Ballsbridge Lions Club Host a successful fundraising event that brings the Parish Hall on Haddington Road to life on a Sunday Afternoon.

Ballsbridge Lions Club Host a successful fundraising event that brings the Parish Hall on Haddington Road to life on a Sunday Afternoon.

On Sunday Afternoon 19th September Ballsbridge Lions Club hosted a fundraising Afternoon Tea and the last of The Summer Wine event as part of an initiative to raise funds to install five Life Saving Defibrillators in Key locations in our […]

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Continuing our NewsFour New Fiction with a Halloween flavour: “Changeling” Alice Meadows

They whispered that her sister was a changeling but Orla knew that was a lie. She was in fact human, all too human as it transpired.  But in this small town superstition still ran deep.  Narrow minds. People clung to […]

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Album Review Fever Dreams A Balm for the Soul

B.J. Quinn On reflection, this past summer wasn’t too shabby: we learned to dine al fresco, enjoyed blue skies and, if you happened to be fully vaxed with a cert to prove it, flew across those skies to even sunnier […]

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Clanna Gael Highlights 70% Reduction in Carbon Footprint

Jonathan Neilan As part of Dublin’s Climate Action week, Ringsend Irishtown Sustainable Energy Community (RISEC) and Clanna Gael Fontenoy, in conjunction with the City of Dublin Energy Management Agency, organised a walking tour of the RISEC area.  The event was […]

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Enjoy Xmas in November! : RCSF Christmas Market

Are you craving a bit of joy in November, the type of holly-jolly joy that can only come from a Christmas market? If so, you’re in luck! On November 26th, The Ringsend Community Services Forum will be hosting an xmas fair, sponsored by Google and in partnership with the DCC, from 4pm to 8pm in the Irishtown Sports Stadium.

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