Archive for October 2023

Spooktacular Celebrations at Dublin Zoo

Spooktacular Celebrations at Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is celebrating Halloween weekend with a spooktacular schedule of family fun activities, including themed magic shows, creepy crafts and ghoulish games, a special Spooky Trail, and much more! There will be a special offer for little ones in fancy dress, with free entry to Dublin Zoo for each child dressed in costume per full-paying adult

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This is Halloween

This is Halloween

There’s no better time of year for lovers of all things spooky, kooky, creepy and chilling as Halloween is approaching fast!  The nights get darker, the winds of change begin to blow, bewitching scents of pumpkin spice, zesty orange and spicy cinnamon fill the air, and the forecast is strong for hocus pocus magic everywhere. 

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The Editor’s Corner – Oct/Nov 2023

The Editor's Corner - Oct/Nov 2023

I’ve just been thinking how in the last decade or so we’ve seen the proliferation of a new Halloween culture that has almost become an event in its own right, sometimes starting in September!  Perhaps it’s another American import – like the Big Mac! – who knows?

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October / November 2023

October / November 2023
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Glee Club Ringsend Launch

Glee Club Ringsend Launch

Liza Caulfifield’s Glee Club was officially launched in Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre with members of the kids and ladies wowing the crowd by performing a variety of songs that they had learned previously during the six week pilot scheme during the summer.

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Magic Happens at new Florist in Ringsend

Magic Happens at new Florist in Ringsend

Recently I have opened my new shop in Thorncastle Street and I am delighted to be here in Ringsend. Our clients are the centre of everything we do and we approach each brief with precision and sensitivity, interpreting your vision into flowers that we hope you and your recipient will love.

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Irish Girl Guides to Teach Digital Skills to Older People

Irish Girl Guides to Teach Digital Skills to Older People

Vodafone Foundation announces a new partnership with Irish Girl Guides to help close the digital divide between generations. The Irish Girl Guides have become a new charity partner of Vodafone Foundation’s Hi Digital initiative, which brings digital skills, training and support directly to older people across the country.

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Easy like Sunday Painting

Easy like Sunday Painting

The Bath Pub on a sunny Sunday afternoon was the perfect venue to have an hour and a half painting session al fresco.  With their background music playing a chillout lounge playlist and two free drinks tokens for everyone, it was all prepped for budding artists alike.

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Brendan Courtney launches Shine A Light Sleep Out

Brendan Courtney launches Shine A Light Sleep Out

Bord Gáis Energy’s support of Shine A Light forms part of an ongoing partnership with Focus Ireland which began in 2015. To date it has supported over 7,000 families and directly prevented 458 vulnerable families from becoming homeless.

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Celebrations as Mount Tabor marks 25th Anniversary

Celebrations as Mount Tabor marks 25th Anniversary

Mount Tabor Nursing Home and Care Centre in Sandymount Green had an afternoon of fun and entertainment as residents, staff, volunteers and family members all enjoyed a fantastic party atmosphere celebrating 25 years of service on August 8th last.

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