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Free musical instruments loan scheme for 12 to 17 year-olds at Dublin City Library

Eoin Meegan If you’re a teenager and you envisage yourself having a future career in the music business, but frustration bugs you because you don’t have, or can’t afford, a musical instrument, then keep reading. Musical instruments, even secondhand ones, […]

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€2 million prize fund for research into food waste and plastics

From Science Foundation Ireland Minister for Further and Higher Education, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, has announced two new competitions, with a prize fund of €2 million each, as part of the SFI Future Innovator Prize. The SFI Food […]

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Save fuel, money and emissions on your motoring staycation

Advice from SEAI For those who haven’t switched to an electric vehicle and are still driving a petrol or diesel car, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has some tips to help you drive more efficiently. This will help […]

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Balcony Bingo in Ringsend

Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre are continuing the fun of the latest initiative ‘balcony bingo’ during the Covid crisis. On Saturday March 28th kicking off at 12pm, O’Rahilly and Whelan House on Thorncastle Street will hold a ‘Rock n Roll […]

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DCC Notes

The DCC South East Area Committee (SEAC) met on January 13th with Cllr Dermot Lacey (LAB) in the chair. Docklands Visitor Experience Development Plan Ms Caroline O’Keefe from Fáilte Ireland gave a presentation on the Docklands Visitor Experience Development Plan. […]

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BusConnects consultations delayed but not forgotten

BY Kathrin Kobus Since the planned public consultations in March could not go ahead the National Transport Authority NTA has decided to re-schedule public meetings later in the year, probably September. You can of course check and download the new […]

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Dodder Sea Scouts help homeless

Approaching Christmas, Dodder Sea Scouts wanted to help other people so they chose to help the homeless. Above is a photo of the Sea Scouts sorting the food donations received from neighbours, friends and family of the Scout Group to […]

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New cancer care centre now open

BY Kathrin Kobus There is a new ARC Cancer Support Centre at Lowell House, Herbert Avenue in Dublin 4. ARC provides support, therapies and counselling services free of charge to people with cancer and their family, friends and carers. This […]

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Gardening: The gift that keeps giving

Susan O’Brien For some seasonal culinary bling on your plot, Swiss Chard ‘Bright Lights’ is one of the most beautiful veggie specimens around. It looks just as good in a border or pot with a kaleidoscope of colour radiating through […]

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DCC Notes

South East Area Committee Meeting  Monday, October 14th  The meeting was chaired by Cllr Dermot Lacey (LAB). The meeting began with a rather unusual turn of events. Due to other professional obligations, Cllr Chris Andrews (SF) was allowed to break […]

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