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International Caps Presentation

International Caps Presentation

Olympian Raymond Gannon was awarded an international soccer cap in Dublin City Hall on Thursday 13th of December. It was an impressive venue for the 7th Annual FAI Football for All International Caps night.  Special Olympics Ireland was represented by […]

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Discovering Generation V

Discovering Generation V

Most days Adam Lacey, a 22- year-old music and ancient classics student in NUI Maynooth slides out of his bed, knocks on YouTube, and spends his free time between classes watching video blogs. The phenomenon of video blogging (vlogging for […]

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Tis the Season to be Sensible

Tis the Season to be Sensible

We may dream of a white Christmas but, come January, many of us will find our bank accounts in the red. When it comes to sensible spending over the holiday season, we rarely behave like wise men (or women). A […]

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Tidy Towns

Tidy Towns

You may have noticed over the last year or so that Sandymount has been looking brighter and cleaner and you will be pleased to learn this is the work of the recently formed Sandymount Tidy Towns group. The roots for […]

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RICC Radio launches…

RICC Radio launches…

RICC Radio, the new online community radio station officially launched on Thursday November 22nd, presentations were followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a purpose built studio. The event was a culmination of months of hard […]

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Porsche Mixte Hybrid

Porsche Mixte Hybrid

With the price of oil going up every day and the worsening shortage crisis worldwide wouldn’t it have been great if the powers that be had continued their research into the Lohner-Porsche Mixte Hybrid? It was the first hybrid vehicle […]

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Mr. Tilly’s Lights

Mr. Tilly's Lights

Mr. Tilly does it again with his amazing Christmas light spectacular. Every year Mr. Tilly puts on this display to raise money for the Our Lady’s Hospice. He lights up his house so that you can light up a life […]

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A Stitch in Time…

A Stitch in Time...

Residents of Dodder View Cottages, Ballsbridge gathered to mark the completion of a 40 ft knitted ‘flood wall’ art installation aimed at highlighting their ongoing vulnerability to flooding and their inability to get flood insurance. A ceremony held on Saturday […]

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John Hearn Commemorated

John Hearn Commemorated

The life of John Hearn, a merchant seaman from Ringsend, tragically lost at sea in 1940 was commemorated with the presentation of a plaque to his family at Dublin’s Mansion House. A deck boy aboard the merchant ship The Privet, […]

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Irishtown Nature Park

Irishtown Nature Park

A few years ago a Biodiversity Action Plan was implemented for Irishtown Nature Park which was a landfill at one point and has become its own significant place locally. People are very conscious and very vigilant of what’s happening there […]

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