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UCD hit orbit

UCD hit orbit

A team at University College Dublin is to lead the launch of the satellite formally called Educational Research Satellite-1. The European Space Agency (ESA), has selected the cube shaped satellite to be developed under the ESA Education Office, Fly Your […]

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Classic Movies at the RICC

Are you a classic movie buff? Do you dislike having to pay to go to the cinema? We have just the thing! The Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre will start screening classic movies for free, beginning this Friday 14th at […]

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It’s all gone very Spanish down on Pearse Street

DocSpot is a new initiative organised by Pearse Street library where once a month, they screen a documentary for free, and lay on light refreshments to boot. This Saturday 24th June from 1.30pm, the library will screen a Spanish language […]

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A sneak peek at stained glass

A sneak peek at stained glass

For those of you who remember attending the chapel at the Irish Glass Bottle premises on Ringsend Road, you may recall some fine craftsmanship in stained glass art. Now that the chapel is no longer there, NewsFour set out to […]

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Ballet show marks the end of an era

Ballet show marks the end of an era

Since 1997, hundreds of young girls, and a handful of boys, have learned to dance at the Ingrid Nachstern Ballet School, Sandymount. Ingrid recently announced her decision to close the school after this year’s annual show, which took place on […]

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Will RTE eat itself?

Will RTE eat itself?

With their seemingly endless self promotion and intense cross-platform selling of a handful of flagship programmes, are the big wigs over in Donnybrook setting the RTE ship on a rocky course towards self-destruction? It was journalist David Quantick, writing for […]

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Rise of the machines

Rise of the machines

Drones have made their way into the spotlight for a variety of reasons over the last couple of years. One notable incident in 2014, involved a drone called a ‘quadcopter’ which landed in the exercise yard in Wheatfield Prison carrying […]

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Humans need not apply Will robots put us out of work?

Humans need not apply Will robots put us out of work?

A free exhibition exploring the possibilities of artificial intelligence is currently showing at Trinity College Dublin. Humans Need Not Apply, the spring exhibition at the Science Gallery on Pearse Street opened on February 10th recently, and will run until May […]

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Children reach heights in the arts

Children reach heights in the arts

Two locally produced video installations, the product of creative work from the Ships Passing in the Night, Culture Connects project, are currently available for viewing at Pembroke Library, Anglesea Road. Ships Passing is part of the Culture Connects Dublin South […]

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Dublin Port – a valuable legacy

Dublin Port – a valuable legacy

Dublin is an historic port city. Central to its evolution as Ireland’s most important trading centre is the River Liffey and the mercantile trade that developed around it. For early settlers, the river’s estuary provided a substantial and easily defended […]

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