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DCC Notes

Lacey raises drainage problems At the monthly meeting of the Dublin City Council (DCC) Councillor Dermot Lacey raised a question relating to drains on Newgrove Avenue in Sandymount. According to Lacey the drain has a habit of overflowing every time […]

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Book Review – Dublin’s Working Prams by Susan Weir

Book Review - Dublin's Working Prams by Susan Weir

In the 1970s newborn babies from Holles Street Maternity Hospital were brought to Westland Row Church for Christening before they left hospital, in case they died. A local lady Lena Redmond was a street trader at the time and Lena, […]

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50 Shades of Gay

50 Shades of Gay

Bret Easton Ellis started a storm in a queercup recently when he stated that openly gay actor Mat Bomer couldn’t play the lead in the planned movie adaptation of ‘50 Shades of Grey’. The American Psycho scribe, stated on twitter; […]

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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

Publicity Club Collections The Lord Mayor Naoise Ó Muirí, accepted collections from The Publicity Club of Ireland which were donated to Dublin City Library and Archive. The collections contain a number of interesting items from the club, which was a […]

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Naturopathic Nutrition – Curb your cravings

Naturopathic Nutrition - Curb your cravings

The connection between food and mood in humans is generally immense. We eat to celebrate, to cheer ourselves up, to reward ourselves and because someone gives us something and we feel obliged. Ironically, we rarely eat to simply fuel our […]

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Lincoln Film Review

Lincoln Film Review

It seemed inevitable that if any modern film-maker was to tackle the subject of America’s sixteenth, and most revered president, it would be Steven Spielberg. Should Hollywood ever unveil its own Mount Rushmore, no doubt his face will be the […]

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Help My House

Help My House

Q. My house is suffering leaks. Can I fix them later or are they causing damage? A. If you see a problem, get it fixed before it becomes a few problems. Around 40% of the house inspections we do relate […]

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Music Review – Toquiwa

Music Review - Toquiwa

On Friday the 2nd of November I went to see a great band in the Button Factory called Toquiwa who were supporting the Wedding Present. The band was formed in 1998 under the name The Pinky Piglets and they came […]

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Skyfall Review

Skyfall Review

At the end of their first meeting in this new incarnation of Bond, Ben Winshaw’s Q turns to Daniel Craig’s 007 and asks, “Were you expecting an exploding pen? We don’t go in for that anymore,” tells you quite a […]

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Naturopathic Nutrition by Nicky Flood

Naturopathic Nutrition by Nicky Flood

The FATS of Life Many of us have been brought up with the notion that eating fatty food leads to more curvaceous hips, a larger waistline and an early heart attack….. well I’m here to set the record straight. NOT […]

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