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Local picture roundup

Local picture roundup

Our photographer of three years has recently moved on. Ross Waldron has served NewsFour with some fantastic images over the years and we wish to pay tribute to him by offering you some of his most favourite pictures he has […]

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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

There were two meetings of the Dublin City Council South East Committee over the months of April and May 2016. NewsFour bring you the critical points that affect the community. Councillor Kieran Binchy enquired for an update on the initial […]

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Gone but not NewsFourgotten

Gone but not NewsFourgotten

And so, ladies and gentlemen of the Dublin 4 Imperium, we have reached the end of the road. For the last two years your friend and humble correspondent, Cranky Craig Kinsella, has regaled you with his angry anecdotes and his […]

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Irish Citizen Army plaque unveiled in Pearse Street

Irish Citizen Army plaque unveiled in Pearse Street

A march led by a colour party and piper left Liberty Hall making its way to Pearse Street and St Andrew’s Resource Centre, where the unveiling of a plaque to the Irish Citizens’ Army was followed by a reception. Speakers […]

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The Martello Tower Shop

The Martello Tower Shop

The Tower Shop, which was located on Sandymount Strand directly next to the Martello Tower, will probably be viewed as a not-so-distant memory to many locals. NewsFour spoke to David Dooley, whose grandmother Gabrielle Jones was a long-time worker in […]

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Play Review: ‘The Tenements’

Play Review: ‘The Tenements’

‘The Tenements’ was written by Paul Kennedy for the Waters Edge Community Drama group and was presented to the public in Ringsend/Irishtown Community Centre on Wednesday May 24th – 26th. The community group who performed this lively play are part […]

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‘25 to Clanwilliam’ – a theatrical triumph

‘25 to Clanwilliam’ – a theatrical triumph

The Battle of Mount Street Bridge has only recently been recognised as one of the bravest and bloodiest engagements of the 1916 Rising amongst the general public, although it has long been acknowledged as such by the residents of Ringsend […]

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St John’s War Memorial: lost lives uncovered

St John’s War Memorial: lost lives uncovered

Alyson Gavin, local resident of Sandymount, genealogist and church warden of St. John the Evangelist Church, spoke to NewsFour about the memorial plaque to the local men who fought in WW1. “The reason why I started to research the war […]

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The Marian Mile

The Marian Mile

April 19th saw the culmination of Marian College’s participation in the ISPCC’s anti-bullying ‘Shield Campaign’ with an active fundraiser called, ‘The Marian Mile.’ The event was part of an ISPCC initiative which takes place annually and involves 200 schools nationwide. […]

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Some upcoming local events

Some upcoming local events

DUBLIN PORT RIVER FESTIVAL Friday 3rd June – Monday 6th June This June Bank Holiday, North Wall Quay will play host to the Dublin Port Riverfest. Organised by the Dublin Port Company and the Docklands Business Forum, the festival will […]

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