Archive for the Culture Category

Engineering the future

Engineering the future

Engineers Week is a week-long series of activities co-ordinated by Engineers Ireland in strategic partnership with Science Foundation Ireland, with the goal of promoting engineering to students at primary and post-primary school level. Engineers Week ran from February 28th to […]

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Forgotten Hero

Forgotten Hero

In Glasnevin Cemetery, concealed behind the honoured tombstones of our past heroes, lies an unimposing, humble headstone with the inscription ‘Margaret Keogh, Died for Ireland.’ Who was this woman about whom there is so little known? She was a mere […]

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In search of ‘Waterfront News’

In search of ‘Waterfront News’

The‘Waterfront News’ was a monthly publication that was in circulation between 1961 and 1973 which covered the wider docklands area. The Dublin Docklands Preservation Society (DDPS) as part of their ongoing efforts to archive the rich cultural history associated with […]

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Books Ireland: 40 years and flourishing

Books Ireland: 40 years and flourishing

Sandymount has a number of literary links, from Joyce’s Bloomsday walk on June 16th to the birthplace of W. B. Yeats on Sandymount Avenue. However, a lesser-known but equally relevant literary connection that continues to this day is the residence […]

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1916 Proclamation recreated at Print Museum

1916 Proclamation recreated at Print Museum

For any of our readers who have been enamoured with the recent 1916 Rising centenary events, it may well be worth your while to pop down to the National Print Museum in Beggar’s Bush in the near future. The museum […]

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Ringsend’s Got Talent

Ringsend’s Got Talent

On Thursday, 18th February, D4 locals Jamie Purcell and Brandon Caulfield set out to prove once and for all that Ringsend really does have talent when Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre (RICC) played host to the debut ‘Ringsend’s Got Talent’ […]

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Shelly Banksy

Shelly Banksy

A mystery has just landed under the radar of NewsFour. It has come to our attention that there appears to be a new street artist in town, with his/her work emblazoned on sign posts sprinkled throughout the Ringsend-Irishtown and Sandymount […]

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Double Ties To The Rising

Double Ties To The Rising

Given the patriotic surge that has encapsulated the nation regarding the 1916 Easter Rising, it comes as no surprise that family ties to the aforementioned events will come into focus. Irishtown local Frances Bradshaw is no exception to this, although […]

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When two paths lead to one – A tale of two brothers

When two paths lead to one -  A tale of two brothers

The faces of those who died in the Rising of 1916 are not all known to us. There are many names and lives that have disappeared or are remembered in the stories of the families of the dead who carry […]

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Drama in Dublin 4

Drama in Dublin 4

‘25 to Clanwilliam’, a play penned by Anthony O’Reardon, tells the story of the ferocious Battle of Mount Street Bridge from the perspective of the thirteen volunteers who on April 26th, 1916, were at the centre of an heroic effort […]

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