Archive for the Culture Category

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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Captain Richard Balfe of Irishtown

Captain Richard Balfe of Irishtown

The events that took place in Dublin at Easter 1916 has since left the city with whispers of heroic ghosts and the Dublin 4 area has a dense concentration of tales that have been preserved intact through generations of oral […]

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LATEST RISING NEWS IN D4

LATEST RISING NEWS IN D4

Girl Mistaken for Sniper A tragic event has taken place in Dublin 4. Margaret Veale aged 13 years old, was ‘peeping’ out from her bedroom window on Haddington Road last Easter Monday, when she was showered with bullets. Investigations into […]

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The Battle of Mount Street Bridge

The Battle of Mount Street Bridge

On Easter Monday, April 24th, 1916, as Pádraig Pearse, Commander of the Irish Rebels, prepared to read the Proclamation of the Irish Republic from the steps of the GPO, battalions of Irish Volunteers were occupying strategic positions throughout the city […]

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