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Vote for local projects to receive 100k

Vote for local projects to receive 100k

The 15 community projects that are to receive €50k each from Google’s corporate responsibility programme ‘Google’s Impact challenge’ have been announced. Five of these projects receive an extra €50k and there is an opportunity for the public to vote which […]

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Top filmakers for Irish film school

By David Prendeville There are some exciting forthcoming courses in the recently launched Irish Film School, based in The Lir on Pearse Street. Iconic producer-director Roger Corman is set to land at the school in July (exact date to be […]

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Is It Time To Resurrect The Ancient Fair of Donnybrook?

By Eoin Meegan The ancient fair at Donnybrook, once an annual event on the village green (now the site of Bective Rangers, Old Wesley, and part of Herbert Park), had earned itself the reputation of being infamous; a place of […]

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Historical Irish Oddities

By Eoin Meegan Historical Irish Oddities by Allen Foster is a delightful romp through the quirkiness and eccentricities that lie behind the ordinary and seemingly banal. The subtitle of the book is “A Compendium of Extraordinary but True Tales.” Though […]

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St Patrick’s Church weekly draw the 15th of April

St Patrick's Church weekly draw the 15th of April
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Ringsend Library redesign meeting

By David Prendeville A public meeting was held with regards to the re-design of Ringsend Library Square on March 21st in which Mitchell + Associates presented their draft designs for a reimagined Library Square precinct for discussion and agreement. Local […]

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Local Election Candidates

By Eoin Meegan With the upcoming local elections this May, NewsFour invited all of the area’s declared and potential candidates to respond to the same set of questions regarding being your representative and responses to specific questions regarding the community […]

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Film News Round-up April/May

By David Prendeville April and May look set to be strong months for local cinemagoers. Back on the big screen on April 5th is a re-issue of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece A Clockwork Orange. The film, a scandal at the time […]

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IGB site: New housing development likely to exclude most locals

By Peter McNamara The Irish Glass Bottle Site has a long history in Ringsend. For over a hundred years it was a place of work and prosperity, where three generations of a family might find themselves gainfully employed. After the […]

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Censored to citywide: The Country Girls Trilogy

By Geneva Pattison This April will see the return of the Dublin One City One Book programme. The Dublin City Library-led programme encourages the public to read a book during the month of April that has a connection with our […]

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DCC Notes for February / March 2019

Compiled by David Prendeville The South East Area Committee (SEAC) held their most recent monthly meetings on February 11th and March 11th. The following is a compilation of some of the main issues, relevant to the local area, that were […]

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