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IFI launch archival treasure trove on IFI Player and June Dark Skies Festival

By David Prendeville The Irish Film Institute recently announced the launch of the Loopline collection on the IFI player. Loopline was set-up in 1982 by Sé Merry Doyle. A film-making company, its prominent focus was on documentaries. This launch of […]

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Donnybrook Magdalene Laundry About To Disappear?

By Eoin Meegan Only last month Dublin City Council gave the green light for the demolition of the former Magdalene Laundry at the Crescent, Donnybrook, to make way for 44 new apartments. For over 150 years women and girls who […]

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The Editor’s Corner

By Beibhinn Byrne We demand a better future. That is the cry that went up from communities at the local elections with the increased endorsement of the Greens. An environmental vision is a humanitarian one. We are connected to our […]

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Come crawling faster! … obey your master : Metallica at Slane review

Come crawling faster! … obey your master : Metallica at Slane review

Last week an estimated 75,000 headbangers swarmed to Slane Castle to see San fran legends Metallica and I was one of them. Waiting for us at the 3arena collection point was a myriad of buses and coaches lining the walls […]

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New Oxfam Shop Opens in Ringsend

By David Prendeville Oxfam opened up a new charity shop on Fitzwilliam Street in Ringsend on Thursday 21st March. It warmly invites the local community to come and browse and buy, raising vital funds that will save and transform lives […]

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Men’s Shed to Open in D4

By Peter McNamara Men’s Sheds have been phenomenally successful in Ireland since the first one opened in 2009. Last May, Dublin 4 appeared to be on the verge of establishing its own Men’s Shed. In spite of huge local demand […]

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From the blackboard to the backboard:How St Matthews 6th class did it again

From the blackboard to the backboard:How St Matthews 6th class did it again

The basketball teams of 6th class in St. Matthews have, for two years in a row, added new cups and trophies for the glass vitrine in the school. NewsFour looked back over the boys and girls season with coach Mick […]

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The Citizen’s Breakfast – A Bloomsday Theatre Event returns Sunday June 16th

The Citizen's Breakfast - A Bloomsday Theatre Event returns Sunday June 16th

This year sees the return of The Citizen’s Breakfast – A Bloomsday Theatre Event on Sunday the 16th of June. Proceedings kick-off with audience members meeting at the Shelbourne Road entrance to the Aviva Stadium. From there the play allows […]

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Hato’s run: The Pit Stop Krew pays tribute in D4

Hato's run: The Pit Stop Krew pays tribute in D4

The Pit Stop Krew stopped by at Ringsend church as part of their Tunnel Run to remember their member Dave Hatton. The run now known as Hato’s run pays homage to their loyal member who passed away 15 months ago. […]

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Dial Dáil emergency 911

Dial Dáil emergency 911

First there was the cross-terrier Tyson who hopped on the commuter train from Sallins, then last week a family of deer tried to board the DART. Are animals trying to tell us something and tired of waiting for Noah and […]

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