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The Poetry Place

Poetry Ireland had a competition for Joyce Cycle: Love your Bike Competition.  When I tried to write about bicycles I am back again at my two teacher school where the young master always seemed to have a sore head and […]

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The Positive Habit

By Eoin Meegan The Positive Habit is a self help book with a difference. Built around six emotional states – love, calmness, confidence, gratitude, hope and happiness – which the author, therapist Fiona Brennan has identified as being crucial to […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy: Marking past and present at Clanns

By Felix O’Regan Treble winning hurling team honoured  Twenty of the 1999 Junior Hurling team, along with family and friends, turned out at the club recently to mark the team’s unique achievement in winning all three competitions that year – […]

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A Century of Irish Radio 1900-2000

By Eoin Meegan Before there was Instagram, before there was Twitter, radio was the primary medium of communication in this country. It was the social media of its day, and we were all addicts Although still vastly popular, it is […]

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‘(A) Dressing Our Hidden Truths’ National Museum’s brave exhibition on Ireland’s dark past

Eoin Meegan Through the medium of glass and sculpture, artist Alison Lowry’s exhibition; ‘(A) Dressing Our Hidden Truths’, now running at the National Museum, shines a light on a world that has, for too long, remained locked away in the […]

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Velo-city 2019: Cycling Conference at the Convention Centre

Geneva Pattison From the 25th to the 28th of June, the Dockland’s Convention Centre will hold the largest meeting of cycling enthusiasts and speakers in the world. Velo-city is a yearly event organised by the European Cycling Federation (ECF) and […]

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It leaks, overflows and smells

That’s one way to describe the Ringsend Waste Water Treatment plant. It was February 2018 when Irish Water announced the beginning of upgrades to the facility at a cost of €80 million. But a year later, 23rd  February 2019 the […]

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Bloom 2019: A Blooming Good Time

By Geneva Pattison Bloom 2019 festival took place in the tranquil Phoenix park. Newsfour met with two floral arrangement exhibitors, Dublin 4 native Lorraine O’Brien and Brenda Joyce of the Doddervale flower club. Lorraine’s strikingly beautiful creation was awarded silver […]

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Save Our Trees

The Green Party has backed concerns from residents regarding the loss of mature trees as part of the Bus Connects proposals. It has said that the final plans must retain more mature plans, even if this involves restricting car access […]

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The Urban Plot

Susan O’Brien Brady Bio: Susan O’ Brien Dip. (Hort) Kew. Originally from a farming background I have lived permanently in the city for the past fifteen years, including three in London to complete the Diploma at RBGKew. “I can fully […]

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