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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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Bath Avenue residents enjoy busy summer

Bath Avenue and District Residents Association (BADRA) has had a busy July with the task of landscaping their local area. They have put down a number of ‘planters’ around Bath Avenue and Sandymount to lift the appeal of the visual […]

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Dodder Action inspire change on waste reduction

Dodder Action inspire  change on waste reduction

Plastic pollution is choking our seas and riverways. Local volunteer group Dodder Action know this fact all too well. On their river clean-up days the main litter that is collected is drinks containers. Last April, Donnybrook Scouts along with Dodder […]

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Growing Resistance to Incinerator Continues

Growing Resistance to Incinerator Continues

Renewed efforts to monitor, object or oppose the Poolbeg incinerator have begun to spring to life on a number of fronts. Local groups and political parties have made various efforts to challenge the incinerator amidst fears about its emissions or […]

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Great leaps forward recognised at the Spellman

Great leaps forward recognised at the Spellman

Around 200 people turned up for the End of Drug Awareness Annual Event held by the Ringsend & District Response to Drugs (RDRD) service on June 29th at Ringsend College. The event is a graduation ceremony for people in the […]

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Pizza, Beer and Bikes

Are you a fan of exercising on two wheels? Do you like supporting good causes? Does the prospect of endless beer and pizza float your boat? If so, we have just the event for you! The Bath Pub in Sandymount […]

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Local response to Port Plan Review

Local response to Port Plan Review

NewsFour spoke to representatives from some of the clubs in the area to get their reaction to Dublin Port Company’s Masterplan Review which was presented to the public at a series of information days in February this year. Here’s what […]

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Talking trash – bulky household waste collection

Talking trash – bulky household waste collection

Since Dublin’s waste collection service went green and private, many householders find themselves at a loss when it comes to the disposal of the large and bulky household items that we all have to get rid of from time to […]

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Dodder Action Day

Dodder Action Day

This year’s Dodder Action Day has been another great success. Dodder Action, along with a bevy of volunteers, has lived up to its reliable and hard-working reputation yet again by collecting and recycling an astonishing 2,500 bottles and cans. They […]

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