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Lions cook up a storm for Haddington Road School

BY Annie Gribbin Summer is over for another year, but one of the most successful and memorable events of this August was the Ballsbridge Lions Club first BBQ, which was held in the Bishop’s Garden St Mary’s Road. Over 300 […]

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DCC Notes for SEAC meeting, July 2019

Compiled by Eoin Meegan Fresh from the May elections the South East Area Committee (SEAC) got proceedings underway on July 8th with Cllr Dermot Lacey (LAB) taking up his new role as Area Committee Chairperson. The meeting began with a […]

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It’s official – the playground is open

Since the beginning of August children and their parents have been using the new playground at the beach already, but it was only a week ago September 25 when Deputy Lord Mayor, Tom Brabazon accompanied by pupils from local primary […]

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Shakespeare in the Dail? The Holinshed Chronicles and other treasures

Geneva Pattison This year, the Oireachtas Library displayed the oldest book in its collection The Holinshed Chronicles, for the entirety of May. Originally housed in the library of the Chief Secretary of Dublin Castle, The Holinshed Chronicles of England, Scotland […]

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The importance of being seen

This dull, grey, wet morning proved the necessity for the annual appeal by the Road Safety Authority together with ESB Networks and An Garda Síochána to parents, guardians and teachers to ensure road safety instructions part of school lessons for […]

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Litter goes home

It took a while but midway through the summer holidays the playground at Sean Moore Park was finally opened. Dublin City Council also quickly added the necessary protective netting behind the goal of the back pitch, in time to have […]

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Dublin Fringe Festival 25th Birthday Feast

By Dermot Carmody The Dublin Fringe Festival celebrates its 25th birthday this year with shows in more than 30 locations around the city running from September 7-29. The festival draws over 30,000 spectators each year to a range of innovative […]

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Cube Homes: The Future of Housing?

By Geneva Pattison As property prices continue to soar in Dublin, the public are constantly looking for creative solutions to get their foot on the housing ladder – enter Cube Homes. These homes are stylishly-converted shipping containers fitted to your […]

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100th Liffey Swim

The 100th Dublin City Liffey Swim will take place tomorrow, August 3rd, starting with the men’s race at noon and the women’s an hour later. Over 600 swimmers, with 40 participants travelling from all over the world, have signed up for […]

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BusConnects update

Two things: proposals for the bus service aka the revised network of bus service and proposals the core bus corridors are related, but are treated separately by the National Transport Authority, NTA. The first round of consultations and for submissions […]

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