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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

There were two meetings of the Dublin City Council’s South East Area committee over the months of October and November. There was a motion from councillor Frank Kennedy following the lack of progress subsequent to the letter from An Post […]

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‘High School Musical’ comes to Ringsend

‘High School Musical’ comes to Ringsend

The Irishtown Stage School Christmas production, ‘High School Musical’, will be performed at Ringsend College on Thursday, December 15th. Doors open at 7pm. Every year, the Irishtown Stage School present two shows, a full production and a highlights show. They […]

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Fundraiser at Bective Rugby Club

Fundraiser at Bective Rugby Club

Early October saw an afternoon tea dance at Bective Rugby Club in Donnybrook to raise money for cancer research. The event was organised by Everna Corcoran-Mills of City Dance Centre, who was moved to stage the event after being touched […]

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IGB Group to launch plan

IGB Group to launch plan

The Glass Bottle Housing Action Group, the local group campaigning for one hundred percent social and affordable housing to be built on the Irish Glass Bottle (IGB) factory section of the Poolbeg Strategic Development Zone (SDZ), hosted a meeting of […]

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Knitting boom at Ailesbury

Knitting boom at Ailesbury

A craft and pastime that has seemingly gone by the wayside has been brought back to life by the residents of the Ailesbury Nursing Home in Sandymount. Beth Rooney, who passed away last year, inspired fellow residents to start knitting […]

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Emissions monitoring for Incinerator?

Emissions monitoring for Incinerator?

A public meeting was held by the Social Democrats on October 27th with the aim of discussing emissions monitoring at the new Poolbeg incinerator, which is due to come into operation in 2017. The aim of the meeting was to […]

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‘Thank you’ from the Marie Keating Foundation

‘Thank you’ from the Marie Keating Foundation

On behalf of the Marie Keating Foundation, Marie Molloy and Natalie Ryan would like to express their sincere gratitude for the tremendous support they received from family, friends, neighbours and colleagues (CPAS and CIF) when hosting a Table Quiz on […]

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Donnybrook Scouts visit Lesotho

Donnybrook Scouts visit Lesotho

Back in 2004, a group of adventurous scouts from Dublin embarked on a charitable mission to deepest, darkest Peru, with the aim of working with and helping out local scouts from the area. Amongst their number was Darragh O’Briain, the […]

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Airbnb looks to the future

Airbnb looks to the future

Mid October saw many of Dublin’s finest architectural buildings fling open their doors to the public for the 11th edition of Open House Dublin. The weekend event featured everything from the 17th century Royal Hospital Kilmainham, to the state of […]

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Growing old gracefully – The legend that is Micko O’Neill

Growing old gracefully - The legend that is Micko O’Neill

Michael O’Neill, or “Micko” as he has always been known, was born on February 24, 1921. Beyond the walls of 5 Fitzwilliam Street, his first home, the Irish War of Independence was raging. Later that year, the historic Anglo-Irish Treaty […]

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