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Facebook developers move next-door to Google

Facebook developers move next-door to Google

Google Ireland may soon have some new neighbours at their headquarters on Barrow Street. Ellier Developments, the property development company behind the development of Facebook’s Irish headquarters at Hanover Reach in Dublin’s Docklands, have purchased the cut-stone mill which stands […]

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The Ringsend Gathering Needs You

The Ringsend Gathering Needs You

The Ringsend Gathering will take place between June 14th & 16th and is hoping to include as many people from the Ringsend community in a weekend of festivities. “What it essentially is, is a Dockland-maritime-festival involving the different sporting organisations […]

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Dave Reddy and the Good Old Days

Dave Reddy and the Good Old Days

Dave Reddy, a local man from Sandymount, is probably best known for his involvement in Sandymount Community Radio and Ringsend Radio. It ran from 1982 to 1989 in conjunction with Community Week, which was held at the end of May […]

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Mr Tilly

Mr Tilly would like to wish everyone in the area a Happy New Year and thanks to everyone for their very generous donations for his Christmas light display. His house had many visitors this year and he raised a phenominal […]

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D4 Woman Makes Good-Will Gesture

D4 Woman Makes Good-Will Gesture

Founded in 1994 by the late movie star Paul Newman, Barretstown is a non-profit camp aimed at improving the lives of children who suffer from life-threatening illnesses. Situated at Barretstown Castle in Co. Kildare, the camp provides state of the […]

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Writers in Sandymount

Writers in Sandymount

Sandymount has a rich literary history from James Joyce, Oscar Wilde and WB Yeats. These world famous writers were concerned with the written word in a time where print was the only way to communicate – a world away from […]

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An Endeavour for Noel

An Endeavour for Noel

Noel Raethorn lived on St. Magdalene Terrace and worked on the docks. He took care of his mother until she passed away. In the afternoons Noel might slip down to Sally’s for a quick drink and a chat with his […]

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Luas Cap

Luas Cap

Your journey in and out of Dublin will get a lot easier as Luas announced a cap on your daily expenditure. This new cap means that you won’t get charged more than the price of 1 day, or 7 day […]

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Friends of the Grand Canal

Friends of the Grand Canal

What does a coconut, an umbrella, a sleeping bag and a wine cooler have in common? They are all items found along the Grand Canal. The Friends of the Grand Canal is a community clean up group, which Breffnie O’Kelly […]

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Dalkey Drilling – An Taisce get involved

Dalkey Drilling – An Taisce get involved

Just before Christmas An Taisce announced that they have been granted a judicial review at the High Court against the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, for allocating licences to Providence Resources Ltd to survey and drill in Dublin […]

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