Archive for the Community Category

Training course for jobs in local construction

An initiative to upskill the unemployed to fulfil the job criteria desired by building contractors involved in the construction at the local North Lotts and Grand Canal Dock Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) is underway. The three-week course covers all the […]

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Russelling up the footwork

Russelling up the footwork

Dusk, on a Friday evening in Donnybrook village and most of the workers are heading home, already loosening their ties and letting down their hair with a bite to eat, an after-work drink or cranking the music up and getting […]

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A day out with May

A day out with May

You may remember reading a previous NewsFour article about a local lady from Sandymount, May Roddy. She turned 100 years old this year, quite the achievement! I visited May while she was having her birthday party back in April and […]

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Buses, culture and book launches at ALIGHT!

Buses, culture and book launches at ALIGHT!

We have covered the ALIGHT! Project a lot here at NewsFour, it feels like we have been with them every step of the way. On a Thursday evening on September 14th participants and collaborators of the storytelling, dance and performance […]

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A celebration of the River Dodder

A celebration of the River Dodder

A free event for Heritage Week 2017 took place recently on the 19th and 20th of August. It was presented by the Beaver Row Heritage Players and organised by Glenda Cimino. Artists, musicians, poets and pets gathered in Donnybrook, at […]

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GALs Hospice coffee morning

Every September, Ireland’s biggest coffee morning takes place. All over the country people host get-togethers over a hot drop for the annual fundraiser for Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services, based in Harold’s Cross and Blackrock. This year was a […]

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Scouting Update for Newsfour

Scouting Update for Newsfour

The Orion Beavers went to a summer camp at Portlick Scout Camp in County Westmeath. It was attended by 20 beavers from the group. They participated in events such as “obstacle courses, climbing walls, water slides and zip lines,” all […]

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Citizens Information Report

Citizens Information Report

A Window Into the Most Pressing Concerns of People in Dublin One in six adults living in the country contacted one of the country’s 42 Citizens Information Services (CIS) last year, including Dublin 2,4 and 6 Citizens Information Services, according […]

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Water usage in Dublin 4 one of the highest in country

Water usage in Dublin 4 one of the highest in country

Average water usage figures have been released by the Central Statistics Office and show some interesting trends in Dublin’s districts. Southsiders have a higher annual consumption of water than those living on the northside. The figures also show how many […]

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Interviewing the interviewer Port Walks

Interviewing the interviewer Port Walks

Port Walks is an art project by Sheelagh Broderick and commissioned by Dublin Port. Sheelagh is a former journalist and town planner. The aim of Port Walks is to bring together the people who use the area recreationally and those […]

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