Archive for the Community Category

Indy and Poppy save the Chimneys

By Kathrin Kobus John Carpenter was pretty cheerful when he came round to the NewsFour offices one day in July and allowed us a quick look at his own water colour illustrations stapled together. They gave us a glimpse of […]

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Locals raise money for three deserving charities during Covid

By Kathrin Kobus Charity begins at home, and calls for charitable causes mushroomed during the past days, weeks and months. Many clubs all over the country from all sports settled for activities under walk, run, cycle for a cause. Clanna […]

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Plans for Strand Road Trial Rapid Development cycle Route

Dublin City Council has put out the following drawings/sketches of the grand Strand Road Trial Rapid Development cycle Route along Beach Road/Strand Road which will result in less lane space for motorized vehicles. Also included are route changes for busses […]

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Support for sport(s)

BY editor Clubs within the administrative area of Dublin City Council, and are affiliated with a national governing body recognised by Sport Ireland  are invited to apply for the COVID 19 Club Small Grant Scheme.  The COVID-19 club small grant […]

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Bringing Sunshine to those in need

Eoin Meegan While not open at present, Sunshine House normally provides week-long breaks for kids in need between May and August. Overseen by the Sunshine Fund, a unique branch of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Sunshine House has […]

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Herbert Park home of The O’Rahilly faces demolition

Dermot Carmody A decision is due by August 24th from An Bord Pleanála on a Social Housing Development (SHD) planning application by the owners of The Herbert Park Hotel. If plans for a 12-story apartment development on the site go […]

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Celebrating virtual Heritage Week 2020

BY Alyson Gavin, event coordinator To mark Heritage Week 2020, a virtual presentation entitled “St John’s Sandymount: our educational and cultural heritage” will be available from 15th August on the church’s website www.sandymount.dublin.anglican.org.   Using the records of St John’s, newspaper […]

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Bloomsday on the doorstep

BY Kathrin Kobus Yesterday, on Bloomsday ‘The Citizens’ Breakfast’ team with Gráinne O’Kelly celebrated James Joyce’s connection with Shelbourne Road, adapted for the current regulation and with social distancing in mind.   “Joyce lived in number 60 Shelbourne Road in […]

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The Sikh Community provides free meals for frontline workers

By Eoin Meegan Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar is a familiar sight in Sandymount, located just outside the village on Serpentine Avenue. Formerly a cinema and then a theatre, for the past 34 years it has been a Sikh temple (Gurdwara), […]

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Cleaning and Cycling

By Kathrin Kobus On Saturday Ringsend Tidy Towns or R.I.T.E. members came together at the Men’s Shed Cambridge FC, picked up their gear and started along the footpath leading past the carpark at the stadium and towards The Square in […]

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