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The importance of being seen

This dull, grey, wet morning proved the necessity for the annual appeal by the Road Safety Authority together with ESB Networks and An Garda Síochána to parents, guardians and teachers to ensure road safety instructions part of school lessons for […]

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Litter goes home

It took a while but midway through the summer holidays the playground at Sean Moore Park was finally opened. Dublin City Council also quickly added the necessary protective netting behind the goal of the back pitch, in time to have […]

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Study Pal comes as an App

By Kathrin Kobus The academic year may just have started but this year’s Leaving and Junior cert candidates will be reminded from day 1 about the importance of the tests awaiting them next May and June. The scheduling for all […]

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Pass the ball – Safe To Dream

By Kathrin Kobus Irelands scrum-half Conor Murray took a short break from Worldcup preparations with the Irish squad yesterday and was at the launch of the Aviva Mini Rugby Nations Cup. “Looking back on my time playing with my local […]

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10 Years of the Ronnie Drew Crane

By David Prendeville Last Saturday saw local GAA and Ronnie Drew fans come out in force to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Ronnie Drew Crane, organised by Dublin Stevedores. The Ronnie Drew mural which adorns the eponymous crane was […]

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Stella’s stellar results

The 2019 rowing season is nearly over just like the summer holidays, and Stella Maris are looking back on an impressive medal haul. “Our Junior Section retained the East Coast Junior Shield – that’s the 7th year on the bounce […]

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Shakespeare in a Park near you

The Robert Emmet Community Development, plus Direction Out, DCC, and Stanislawski studio proudly present Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” in a musical adaptation. Tomorrow and on Thursday they will be pop up in Merrion Square and in Herbert Park respectively. […]

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Here’ll be … Aliens

The 77th Worldcon got underway yesterday evening at the Convention Centre. Till Monday the space between CCD and the Point has become Area 51 for science fiction and fantasy fans. About 7,000 will have made the journey, fans and guests […]

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Say No to Hate

Around 200 protesters marched yesterday afternoon from Irishtown Garda station over Ringsend Bridge towards Google Headquarters in Barrow Street. For the past three weeks, members of ACI, (AntiCorruption Ireland) the group founded by Gemma O’Doherty have been staging their protest […]

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Take it easy, take a ride

Mention the word: Motorbikes, and the image for most people will be the snapshot from the movie “Easy Rider”, 50 years ago.  Leather outfits, helmets and the soundtrack, even if only the recurring line of Born to be wild playing […]

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