Archive for the Local News Category

BuJo blue for The Wheelers

By Kathrin Kobus The Sandymount Wheelers, a small social group of cycling enthusiasts have been around for a while and after the winter months it is time to get the two-wheelers back out on the road for some group trips […]

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Ringsend Library redesign meeting

By David Prendeville A public meeting was held with regards to the re-design of Ringsend Library Square on March 21st in which Mitchell + Associates presented their draft designs for a reimagined Library Square precinct for discussion and agreement. Local […]

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Local Election Candidates

By Eoin Meegan With the upcoming local elections this May, NewsFour invited all of the area’s declared and potential candidates to respond to the same set of questions regarding being your representative and responses to specific questions regarding the community […]

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IGB site: New housing development likely to exclude most locals

By Peter McNamara The Irish Glass Bottle Site has a long history in Ringsend. For over a hundred years it was a place of work and prosperity, where three generations of a family might find themselves gainfully employed. After the […]

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Dublin Waste to Energy facility processes one millionth tonne

Dublin Waste to Energy facility has accepted its one millionth tonnes of residual waste at its facility at Poolbeg in Dublin. It was delivered by Keywaste Ltd., which is one of the companies contracted to deliver waste to the facility.  […]

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Ringsend Rock School Relaunched

By Peter McNamara Have you been looking for a fun and rewarding hobby? Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to try something different? Maybe you want to express yourself – and believe you could be the next rock superstar. […]

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Lansdowne Place – The High Life

By Alexander Kearney On a bright afternoon in late October I find myself with a few minutes to spare wandering down Lansdowne road towards the corner of Shelbourne road. I have an appointment to view the marketing suite of Lansdowne […]

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A Bridge Too Far? Developer seeks modifications for new Facebook campus

By Alexander Kearney Early in November news was finally announced of a move that was long anticipated in the nation’s property pages: Facebook had finally agreed to take on a long-term lease for the entire 14 acre AIB Bankcentre site […]

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Covanta’s plans to burn more kept on ice

Covanta's plans to burn more kept on ice

By Paul Carton Covanta have had to withdraw their application to burn more waste. The application to ‘increase the annual capacity of existing waste to energy facility by 90000 tonnes’ which was lodged with An Bord Pleanala (the board) requested […]

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New library strategy with no fees and late opening

New library strategy with no fees and late opening

By  Peter McNamara Do you have a habit of forgetting to return library books? Does the prospect of a sizeable fine keep you from visiting your local library? Now that the government has decided to get rid of late fines, […]

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