Archive for the Community Category

National Maternity Hospital in the works

National Maternity Hospital in the works

By Alexander Kearney Construction of the new National Maternity Hospital is finally due to get underway on the St Vincent’s University campus, Dublin 4 by the end of the year. The 300 million euro project has been beset by public […]

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Pandemonium over Poolbeg plans

By Alexander Kearney While speculation has centred on the future of the social and affordable housing agreement for Poolbeg West, the recent oral hearing has exposed the many competing agendas at play across the Strategic Development Zone (SDZ). The interests […]

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Cancer fundraiser a great success

by Eoin Meegan There was a sense of jubilation at the cancer fundraiser in McCloskey’s Donnybrook on May 12th, which we mentioned in the last issue of NewsFour, when the targeted €1,000 goal was exceeded. The figure raised by the […]

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Openings at NewsFour

Openings at NewsFour

We are a local community newspaper that has serviced the Dublin 4 area for more than 30 years and currently have a number of vacancies.   Title: Journalist/Researcher Quote Job ref: CES 2067016 Exp date: 24/April/2018   Title: Community Photographer […]

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SPORTSCO expanding and improving

The new fitness facilities at SPORTSCO, including the Extended Gym Area and Fitness Studios were officially launched by Pat O’Doherty, Chief Executive of ESB on March 12th. SPORTSCO is celebrating 40 years in business next year and is committed to […]

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TOXIC AIR ON PEARSE STREET

By Paul Carton  Pearse Street’s air is four and a half times more toxic to breathe in than Phibsboro’s on the northside, a Trinity College study has found. This toxicity is due to particulate matter (PM) that TCD researchers assume, […]

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Grand opening of Marian sports hall

By Paul Carton Marian College’s new sports hall is finally up and running and officially opened its doors to the public for its grand opening on the 19th of January. Speeches from the recently retired principal Paul Meaney, new principal […]

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Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre News

By Jennifer Betts May Day May Day! RICC will celebrate its tenth annual May Day Parade this year on Bank Holiday Monday May 7th at 2pm. With an attendance of over 1,200 people every year, it is the biggest local […]

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Warm the heart of an older neighbour

Warm the heart of an older neighbour

ALONE and Dublin City Council Cold Weather Initiative Following the important launch of the Cold Weather Initiative by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Ardmhéara Mícheál Mac Donncha in December 2017, Dublin City Council’s Community Development Section, in association with ALONE, […]

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Disappearance on our doorstep

Disappearance on our doorstep

by Paul Carton The mystery behind the disappearance of the Sandymount inhabitant Trevor Deely on the 8th of December 2000 was again brought back to our attention recently through a Crimestoppers campaign and a seperate inconclusive search from a tip-off […]

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