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Write it out

BY Kathrin Kobus The first month of the year 2020 is already passed the halfway mark, A new decade has begun and there is one strong advice we will have to follow throughout this year. Do not abbreviate simply to […]

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MoLI Blooms: the new Museum of Literature Ireland

By Peter McNamara The new Museum of Literature Ireland, also known as MoLI (a reference to the legendary character Molly Bloom in Joyce’s Ulysses) opened its doors this September. MoLI is located on Stephen’s Green, in buildings which housed UCD […]

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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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Oily problem at ESB

By Mark Davy Whistle blower Séamus O’Loughlin was at the centre of RTÉ’s PrimeTime Investigates, which prompted the Environmental Protection Agency to take action after Mr. O’Loughlin brought to light 160kms of underground, low pressure, fluid-filled cables leaking oil at […]

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Dodder Greenway has a bumpy road ahead

Plans were recently submitted for an eagerly-awaited development of a dual walk and cycle greenway along the River Dodder. The primary aim of the project is to alleviate continued flood damage along the banks of the Dodder while increasing local […]

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Get nominating …

So the call for this year’s Garda Youth Awards. Dublin South Central Garda Division is inviting members of the public to nominate a young person or group of young people between 13 -21 years old, who contribute positively to their […]

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Quo Vadis … FAI

BY Kathrin Kobus Trouble was mounting at the end of 2019 for Irish football especially off the pitch. What has come to light in recent weeks and months makes for uncomfortable reading regarding the future of the whole organisation. John […]

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James Joyce: A sort of homecoming

By Eoin Meegan There is little dispute that James Joyce is Ireland’s greatest literary genius. However, the man had a fractious relationship with his home country and went into permanent exile in 1904. In the years that followed, he lived […]

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Review: Irish Contemporary Poets

By Geneva Pattison Dostoyevsky once wrote that “Lying is a delightful thing, for it can lead to truth.” Can a lie be beautiful? This is the topic examined in the poetry collection Lies by bilingual writer Doireann Ní Ghríofa. This […]

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Dublin Port Diaries

‘Dublin Port Diaries’, a collection of Dockland stories and a collaboration between Port Perspectives and Fighting Words, was launched last month at Port Centre with renowned Dublin author Roddy Doyle in attendance. The book is a collaborative project between Dublin […]

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