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Name Mr Tayto’s baby lemurs!

Tayto Park is thrilled to announce the arrival of twin Lemurs! Help name the latest arrivals to be in with a chance to win a Tayto Park family pass Excitement was in the air at Tayto Park earlier this month […]

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News from The Old Dublin Society

A self-portrait of Sarah Cecilia Harrison, reproduced by kind permission of the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin’s first female city councillor, is the front cover illustration for this issue as it relates to one of the articles in it. Articles featured […]

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Euro 2020 postponed

By David Prendeville In this time of great uncertainty the precarious position this crisis has left soccer in is utterly trivial. However, while trying to pass the time in the depths of our solitude, we might as well, and consider […]

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Balcony Bingo in Ringsend

Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre are continuing the fun of the latest initiative ‘balcony bingo’ during the Covid crisis. On Saturday March 28th kicking off at 12pm, O’Rahilly and Whelan House on Thorncastle Street will hold a ‘Rock n Roll […]

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Create Hope and Stay Positive with GROW during Covid-19 GROW’s new Mental Health Recovery six-week programme

One of Ireland’s best known Mental Health service providers, GROW Mental Health Recovery, has launched a new initiative to help people cope with the restrictions surrounding the Coronavirus. Following the Government’s decision to impose further restrictions in the fight against […]

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Protective shields for frontline workers

BY online editor I-Form, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research centre for for Advanced manufacturing is using its experience in 3D printing to provide PPE to frontline staff working at the health service across Dublin. Since last Friday, 27th March […]

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The Sacred Geometry of Life Geomantic by Paula Meehan

By Geneva Pattison There are patterns in existence, so random and seemingly imperceptible that we simply miss them completely. Paula Meehan’s poetry collection, ‘Geomantic’, seems to attempt to fight this idea by creating order out of chaos. The word Geomantic […]

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Writing home: The ‘new irish’ poets

By Geneva Pattison What is your perception of ‘home’? Is it a house, a state of mind, or maybe a feeling? For everyone, the idea of ‘home’ is different. The collection, ‘Writing Home: The ‘New Irish’ Poets’, published by Dedalus […]

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Derek Jarman at IMMA

By David Prendeville Running from now until February 23rd at the Irish Museum of Modern Art is PROTEST! – a major retrospective of the work of one of the most influential figures in 20th century British culture, Derek Jarman. While […]

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Behind Every Young Scientist is an Exhausted Science Teacher

By Kathrin Kobus The RDS was packed again for three days from the 9th-11th January. Over 1,000 students represented 244 schools of Ireland at the 56th BT Young Scientist Fair. More than 50,000 visitors, young and older students from primary […]

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