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Coleman Combat aims to expand

Coleman Combat aims to expand

When we last interviewed Paul Coleman in July, 2015, he was hoping to establish a brand new Kenpo club in Ringsend. One year on, and Coleman has not only achieved his objective, helping local children in the process, he’s now […]

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Stained-glass restoration at St Patrick’s

Stained-glass restoration at St Patrick’s

Saint Patrick’s Church, Ringsend is at the centre of an intriguing restoration project. Saint Patrick at Tara, a stained-glass artwork by the renowned Harry Clarke studios, designed by Harry Clarke and created under his instructions is in a badly dilapidated […]

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Historic Mass in Donnybrook

Historic Mass in Donnybrook

A commemorative mass was held on August 26th in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook with Archbishop Diarmuid Martin as chief celebrant. It was well attended and included Dublin’s Lord Mayor as well as many former priests associated with […]

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Family fun day in Herbert Park

Family fun day in Herbert Park

A family fun day was held in Herbert Park on Saturday August 27th. This was the second event taking place to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin visited the parish and […]

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Friendship Garden for Herbert Park

Friendship Garden for Herbert Park

A Chinese Yi Garden has been gifted to Dublin City Council (DCC) by the city of Yangzhou, in China’s Jiangsu province, and will shortly take up its new residency in Dublin’s Herbert Park. “Yi Garden” literally means garden of friendship […]

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St Pat’s celebrate 80 years

St Pat’s celebrate 80 years

St Patrick’s Rowing Club celebrated their 80th anniversary on Saturday, August 27th, with a champagne reception at the club followed by a Gala Ball in the Gibson Hotel. Up to 140 members, friends and supporters of ‘the Paddys’ donned their […]

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Documentary screening in Herbert Park

Documentary screening in Herbert Park

The Dublin City Council will host a free screening of the documentary Atlantic in Herbert Park tomorrow. The film focuses on three small fishing communities – one in Ireland, one in Norway and one in Newfoundland. It explores the two […]

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Glass Bottle Site Action Group meeting this week

Glass Bottle Site Action Group meeting this week

The Glass Bottle Site Housing Action Group will hold a public meeting this week. The Group will meet this Wednesday October 5th at 7.30pm to talk about how the site can be saved for social, affordable and cooperative housing. The […]

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Clean Coasts’ Big Beach Clean this weekend

Clean Coasts’ Big Beach Clean will take place all over the country this weekend, beginning today. Clean Coasts has once again teamed up with the International Ocean Conservancy for the International Coastal Cleanup event. Last year’s event saw 10 million […]

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Culture Night coming to Dublin 4

Culture Night coming to Dublin 4

Culture Night will be celebrated across the city next Friday September 16th, and residents of D4 will have plenty to enjoy. The Royal Hospital Donnybrook boasts an impressive art collection, featuring 140 pieces of work from the likes of Patrick […]

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