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Shel’s are back

By Kathrin Kobus Friday the 13th September 2019 brought happiness back for Shelbourne FC. It was the day the team around coach Ian Morris travelled to Drogheda to clinch the First Division title and trophy with an away win. The […]

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Bloomsday on the double

Rodney Devitt Sixty-five years ago, a photograph, which was to become a cultural icon, was published in the Irish Times. Five literary gentlemen, John Ryan, Anthony Cronin, Flann O’Brien, Patrick Kavanagh, and Tom Joyce, a cousin of James Joyce, decided […]

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Hot 8 Brass Band at the Button Factory

By Dermot Carmody The Hot 8 Brass Band brought the second line parades of their native New Orleans to a heaving, happy and hopping July night at The Button Factory in Temple Bar. The band was formed from the fusion […]

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George Noble Plunkett

Dermot Carmody A hundred years ago, Count George Noble Plunkett led the TDs into the first Dáil in the Mansion House. He had won the election in Roscommon largely because of his son, Joseph Mary Plunkett (Joe), a signatory of […]

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Surgeons, Starlets and Suffragettes at Ringsend Library

By Dermot Carmody NewsFour attended a talk given on Wednesday July 3rd by Maeve Casserly, Historian In Residence for Southeast Dublin, about notable women associated with the area from mainly 20th century history. Maeve’s talk was entitled Surgeons, Starlets and […]

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DCC Notes for SEAC meeting, July 2019

Compiled by Eoin Meegan Fresh from the May elections the South East Area Committee (SEAC) got proceedings underway on July 8th with Cllr Dermot Lacey (LAB) taking up his new role as Area Committee Chairperson. The meeting began with a […]

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Fiddler’s Green and more

By Kathrin Kobus A very special concert as part of the All in a row charity events will get under way at 8pm this evening in St. Patrick’s Church. Since early afternoon the sound stage has been set up and […]

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It’s official – the playground is open

Since the beginning of August children and their parents have been using the new playground at the beach already, but it was only a week ago September 25 when Deputy Lord Mayor, Tom Brabazon accompanied by pupils from local primary […]

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New funding model needed for RTE?

David Prendeville RTÉ have released their annual report for 2018 and it paints quite a bleak picture. Last year saw the launch of RTÉ’s five-year strategy from 2018 to 2022. This plan reflected the need for RTÉ to evolve in […]

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McCartan Opticians moving to new building

David Prendeville McCartan Opticians, which has been in Ringsend since 1987 and Baggot Street before that, since 1935, is moving to 2 Thorncastle Street on the corner, beside Ferrari’s chip shop. The building they’re moving into was formerly the old […]

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