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Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is not specific to any one group or gender. That is the message Amen, the voluntary group who provide information to male victims, want you to remember this Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “It affects men, women and children,” […]

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Michael’s Mad About Meat

Michael's Mad About Meat

Michael Byrne of Michael Byrne & Sons butchers at 92 Sandymount Road, gave me a tour of the new facilities in the shop when I met him recently. Michael started work at a butchers and dairy in Sandymount called Hayden’s […]

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Neighbour of the Year Award

Neighbour of the Year Award

Broadcaster Ryan Tubridy and Eileen Colgan, who plays Esther Roche in Fair City’s Carrigstown, joined the residents of St. Brendan’s Cottages in Irishtown, Dublin 4, to launch the ‘Neighbour of the Year’ Award, as part of the 2012 People of […]

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Mongolia Follow-up

Mongolia Follow-up

Last month NewsFour reported on three medical students who were undertaking an epic 10,000 mile pan-continental road trip for charity in a second hand ambulance. The journey started in London and ended in the ancient Mongol capital of Ulaanbaatar, where […]

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€2.25 Billion Stimulus

€2.25 Billion Stimulus

In a bid to bolster the sluggish Irish economy, the Government announced a new stimulus package that provides €2.25 billion of capital investment. The plan aims to inject money into a variety of areas in a bid to improve the […]

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Out For Coffee… With Anne Ingle

Out For Coffee... With Anne Ingle

Ann Ingle’s idea of a coffee consists of lunch, and so we meet in Dublin’s Bewleys Café on Grafton Street. As we enter the hall, it looks like a lustrous scene straight from the movie ‘Titanic’ – with its old […]

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Learning From Each Other

Learning From Each Other

With businesses keen to enhance their reputations and community and charitable organisations in dire need of resources, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has never been so vital. The ethos of CSR is no longer simply about companies ‘giving back’ to the […]

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Horror Hotspots

Horror Hotspots

With Halloween just around the corner I decided to take a bike ride around the local area to find out where our top horror hotspots are. First stop Misery Hill, Grand Canal Quay. In the 1500s, Misery Hill was home […]

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Oh baby, baby…

Oh baby, baby...

As far back as records go, Irish women have had more children than their sisters across Europe and today is no different, with Ireland leading the population growth league by a considerable distance. While the number of inhabitants within Europe […]

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An Autumn Approach

An Autumn Approach

There was an Autumnal feeling in the air as I walked up the recently restored Dodder walkway. The light of the sun was reflecting off the giant glass dome that is the Aviva Stadium. The water in the Dodder was […]

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