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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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WHO do you believe?

Despite the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) declaring that the use of the herbicide, glyphosate is ‘unlikely to cause cancer’ and extending its license for sale, the South Dublin County Council (SDCC) have recently passed a motion to ban […]

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Real time just in time

The word ‘smart’ gets thrown around a good bit these days, whether we are talking about phones, televisions or cars and now the whole city seems to have become smart overnight with the aid of technology. Smart technology uses real-time […]

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Activity Galore at Clanna Gael Fontenoy

Activity Galore at Clanna Gael Fontenoy

While the club’s juvenile and adult teams have been as active as ever, activity off the field of play has been every bit as exciting over recent weeks. As reported in the last edition of News Four the club was […]

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Release The Hounds

Release The Hounds

An agreement has been made between the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) and the Dublin Greyhound Owners and Breeders Association (DGOBA) to allow racing to recommence at Shelbourne Park. The DGOBA had been protesting at the gates of Shelbourne Park since […]

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Dockworker: The Struggle to Find Work

Dockworker: The Struggle to Find Work

As part of the Five Lamps Arts Festival this year, a group of former dockworkers from the Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society (DDPS) got together with playwright Niamh Gleeson to stage a series of performances in which they recounted their working […]

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Charity Begins in Dublin 4

Charity Begins  in Dublin 4

Soon it will be time to pack away the summer clothes for another year and start putting together our autumn and winter wardrobes. As good a time as any for a style overhaul. If the idea of updating your look […]

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Local Florist Wins Second Bloom Award

NewsFour is happy to report that local floral artist Lorraine O’Brien was once again amongst the prize-winners at this year’s Bloom Festival. This is Lorraine’s second time to have an entry at the festival and her second time to win […]

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Facebook and Google in the Community

Facebook and Google in the Community

The tax affairs of locally based IT giants Facebook and Google hit the headlines late last year when it was revealed that both firms paid remarkably low tax rates on huge profits generated in Ireland in 2015. If as critics […]

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Quit smoking for good

Quit smoking for good

New Year and a fresh start and what better way to kick it all off than to cut out the destructive effects smoking cigarettes have on your health. I have been struggling most of my adult life to give up […]

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