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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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Happy Heart Health

Happy Heart Health

Heart health is achieved by making positive changes in your life. It is a ‘win-win situation’ as you will feel healthier and lose weight while looking after your heart. Traditionally in the New Year we make resolutions about health and […]

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Transforming lives….

Transforming lives....

Siobhan Kenny’s work in ‘socialising’ the puppies she takes in is essential to their eventual service as guide dogs to the blind and visually impaired. Living in Sandymount and now in her sixth year as a volunteer with Irish Guide […]

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Christmas at The Ark

Christmas at The Ark

The cold is here, Santa’s polishing Rudolph’s nose while all the other reindeer stare on with envy and the elves are flat out trying to make Christmas the most wonderful time of the year for young children. But that’s just […]

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Bottlemakers Hall

Bottlemakers Hall

The Bottle Makers Hall in Ringsend has come under some scrutiny for its current state. The building, located at 1A Irishtown Road has been left vacant for a number of years and has been the focus of dispute by local […]

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