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What to expect at the craft beer fair in the convention centre

What to expect at the craft beer fair in the convention centre

Farmers, crop experts, brewers, distillers, marketers and bar staff, basically everyone that is involved in bringing beverages to you are available to chat this weekend at the Alltech Craft Beers & Food Fair in the convention centre. Speaking with the […]

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Documentary Review: Scéalta Ón Old Town

By Geneva Pattison We’ve had some great television viewing options over the last few months, with TV specials and blockbuster movies. However, one of the most impressive things RTÉ has had to offer this past season was the documentary Phil […]

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The Legend of Tír na nÓg revisited

By Eileen Roberts Kate is sitting in her garden. It’s a beautiful summer’s evening. She’s thinking, where has life gone, I am in my sixties, the children are all married with their own children, Tom’s passed away, what’s ahead of […]

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Major awards for local film companies

By David Prendeville   Local companies Element Pictures and Samson Films scored massive hits at the illustrious Venice and Toronto film festivals. Element’s film The Favourite and Samson’s Float Like a Butterfly won significant awards. The Favourite won the Grand […]

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Dublin’s 1st Sportsfest begins this weekend

Dublin's 1st Sportsfest begins this weekend

Dublin Sportsfest is a week-long programme of events held by sports clubs across the county which will be held on their grounds, in parks, green spaces, urban spaces, maybe someones back garden if its safe. Have you ever heard of […]

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Sandymount Choir visit Bunratty

By Cindy Carroll Sandymount Gospel Choir travelled west across the Shannon on the 20 and 21st of January to take part as invited guests in the Shannonside Winter Music Festival. The Choir was in good company, with well-known musicians such […]

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In remembrance: Stephen Lucey

In remembrance: Stephen Lucey

Stephen Lucey died tragically on the 1st December 2016. He would have been 33 years of age on the 6th of May 2017. He attended Holly Park National School, leaving after 6th Class to go to 1st Year in Willow […]

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Santa Claus came to the Green

Long before Christmas, Santa Claus is already on his tours around the world and checking how the preparations are going for the important day in December. And so he journeyed to Dublin and paid a passing visit to Sandymount on […]

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SOBO is here

SOBO is here

Imagine your hometown being given a new name overnight. Well if you are living within the four corners of Macken St, Lombard St, Cardiff Lane and Sir John Rogerson’s Quay you just have. The new name for this almost perfect […]

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Artful characters

Do you remember the guy who used to camp down at Sandymount Strand that locals called ‘Moses’? Did you ever speak to the man or ever find out his background? Or how about the man who used to live down […]

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