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St. Patrick’s weekly church draw is back

Geneva Pattison The weekly church draw from St. Patrick’s church has returned after a long break. The draw will begin as normal from September the 6th and the weekly prizes are the same, €200, €100, €75, €50 and 10 places […]

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Painting By Young Ranelagh Artist In Major Tokyo Exhibition

Dermot Carmody In this the year that the Tokyo Olympics took place, it’s not just Irish sporting achievement that will be on display in the city, but the artistic talent of young Irish people including that of 18-year-old Róisín Long […]

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Donnybrook & Irishtown Garda charity cycle

Geneva Pattison On the 16th of September, 35 Gardai from Donnybrook and Irishtown will cycle 120km from Donnybrook to Kilkenny. The charity cycle will be in aid of the Little Blue Heroes Foundation, a charity that supports critically ill children […]

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Premier League Preview

David Prendeville With Euro 2020 in the rearview mirror, attention for football fans now turns to the new Premier League season which kicks off on Friday August 13th when Arsenal travel to newly promoted Brentford. A combination of the effect […]

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Local Used Uniforms Pop-Up Saves Money and the Planet

Eco-Friendly Uniforms & Sports Gear is a Social Enterprise in Sandymount selling local used uniforms and sports gear in a pop-up shop at Railway Union from 10.00am – 3.00pm on Saturdays during the summer. It is a not-for-profit initiative with […]

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Support Urgently Needed for Children Returning to School

Eoin Meegan Barnardos Back to School Survey 2021 A total of 1,473 parents and 121 children and young people participated in Barnardos Back to School Survey conducted over the summer. The findings clearly show that many parents believe their children need […]

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History to be made with opening of Dublin 4’s first Gaelscoil

A new, multi-denominational primary school, Gaelscoil Eoin, will open this September on Haddington Place in Dublin 4.  Speaking as building renovations progressed to the final stage, Cormac Mc Cashin, school manager said: “We are really excited about opening our new […]

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Selective Memory presents: AM & ÁIT Featuring Lisa Hannigan and band Saturday 21st August

Iarla O’Lionaird plus very special guest Aoife Nessa Frances Sunday 22nd August 2021 performing live on the steps of the Pepper Canister Church, Dublin Prepare to bask in the summer air and the breath-taking talent of some of Ireland’s most […]

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DCC Notes for June / July 2021

Compiled by David Prendeville June Councillor Dermot Lacey put forward a motion, agreed, that requests a working group be established to review future use of the former School of Music building now vacated by the CDETB which could include cultural […]

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Our proud Olympians

A gold medal and one bronze for Ireland at time of going to print. Hopefully more to come… Big congratulations to Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy who won Ireland’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the early morning […]

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