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Don’t Get Scammed

Don't Get Scammed

Alarming new figures from the National Consumer Agency (NCA) show that there’s been a large increase in the number of calls to scam related helplines particularly involving PC phishing.There have been 835 such calls in the last 12 months to […]

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Cost Saving Christmas

Cost Saving Christmas

A few years ago the recession was something each family knew about from neighbours of their extended family, sadly now every family in Ireland has first-hand experience of it. If we can’t change the economy then we can change how […]

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Citizens Information Centre

Citizens Information Centre

Citizens Information Centres were established with the three main aims of information, advice and advocacy, so when you need help budgeting they can provide information or refer you on to MABs. If you are worried about your application for citizenship […]

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Christy Murphy

Christy Murphy

The recent death of Christy Murphy brought back memories of one of St. Patrick’s Rowing Club’s best skiff rowing crew circa 1949. This crew had many successes along the east coast stretching from Ringsend to Arklow and was made up […]

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Cambridge Re-united Remember Double

Cambridge Re-united Remember Double

Ringsend based Cambridge Boys Football Club held a 30 year reunion for members of the 1981-82 cup double winning side. Coming together as eight year olds the group played together for almost a decade. They won three school boy leagues […]

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Local Companies come together for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Local Companies come together for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On Friday, 19 October, Ecocem hosted a coffee morning with five other Ringsend-based companies; Gaeletric, Cybercom, FC Stone, USI & ECDL for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Portview House. For the fundraiser event, staff members were encouraged to wear […]

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FG Senator Proposes ‘Welfare Ceiling’

FG Senator Proposes ‘Welfare Ceiling’

The amount of welfare benefits a family is entitled to should be limited according to a Fine Gael Senator. The measure, proposed by a Fine Gael Senator for Dublin South East Catherine Noone, proposes the introduction of a ‘welfare ceiling’ […]

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Railway Keep on Bowling…

Railway Keep on Bowling...

With a history dating back over 100 years Railway Union Bowling Club, traditionally one of the foremost clubs in Dublin is on the rise again, but this time with local youth leading the way. Having won Division 3 of the […]

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Bottlemakers Hall

Bottlemakers Hall

The Bottle Makers Hall in Ringsend has come under some scrutiny for its current state. The building, located at 1A Irishtown Road has been left vacant for a number of years and has been the focus of dispute by local […]

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Arctic Terns in Dublin Bay

Arctic Terns in Dublin Bay

Nature creates the forces that make Dublin Bay a really suitable habitat for birds. The Arctic Tern is an extremely fragile and important bird and considered a species of concern. You may be lucky enough to see one because they […]

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