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Donnybrook Scouts celebrating 90th ‘birthday’ with three-day camp in Herbert Park

Donnybrook Scouts celebrating 90th ‘birthday’ with three-day camp in Herbert Park

The Donnybrook scouting group celebrated their 90th birthday with a group camp in Herbert park during the second week of September. It was the first time anyone had been given permission to camp overnight in the park. All sections of […]

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Battle for the bike lane

Battle for the bike lane
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Piano passion at Pearse Street

Perhaps the most iconic of Billy Joel’s songs is the stunning Piano Man. It is set in a lonely, beer-filled, smoky New York bar. It plays to many people’s sense of isolation and of unimportance. It teaches us that music […]

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Big bang at Anglesea Bridge

Big bang at Anglesea Bridge

An unexploded hand grenade thought to be from the time of the War of Independence was discovered under the Anglesea Bridge in the Ballsbridge area on August 28th. Gardai were immediately alerted and submitted a request to the Irish Defence […]

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JUST-PROPERTY proud sponsors of St Patricks Rowing Club

JUST-PROPERTY proud sponsors of St Patricks Rowing Club

Justin Coughlan Managing Director Just-Property, The Docklands, is Proud to announce a new main sponsorship of St Patricks Rowing Club. We have a long standing tradition in the Docklands community since our company commenced trading in Ringsend in 2000. With […]

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Portal of discovery

Portal of discovery

Time… Fortune… Life. These integral layers of existence and place, intrinsically bound to one another are possibly nowhere more evident and sedimented than at Dublin Port. Of course the port merges with the whole of Dublin bay or perhaps the […]

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Active in the Afternoon

Active in the Afternoon

At the back of the CYWMS in Ringsend, is a room perfectly sized for the sport, where the Ringsend Active Retirement (RAR) Indoor Short Mat bowling team practice. It is here that on Wednesdays,Thursdays and Fridays, the squad, who are […]

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Local boy meets a hero!

Local boy meets a hero!

Eight year old Oisin Corrigan wrote to the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, one year ago to tell him that his ambition (when he grows up) is to be the President of Ireland and his best friend, Dan Moran, […]

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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

The Dublin City Council South East Area committee held meetings in June and July. Councillor Mannix Flynn requested that something be done about the rat infestation along the Dodder, specifically at the Milltown Car-Park Bring Centre. The manager replied that […]

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Shellybanks school mark end of year

Shellybanks’ Educate Together National School held their end of year assembly on the morning of June 23rd outside the main entrance to the school. This growing school is based in Sandymount and is currently located near the RDS grounds, though […]

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