News

Review: Normal People

David Prendeville The undoubted television highlight of the Covid-19 lockdown period has been the launch of the much-anticipated adaptation of Sally Rooney’s ecstatically acclaimed bestseller Normal People. The series is a co-production between Dublin 4 based production company Element Pictures, […]

Read more

Dublin businesses can cut energy costs with Online SEAI Energy Academy

SEAI online training is free, quick and easy and can be completed by employees from home. Over 600 businesses have already signed up to the SEAI Energy Academy. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched a free online […]

Read more

A rare Bloom for 2020: Bloom at Home

Geneva Pattison With the ongoing restrictions on public gatherings and events, the annual Bloom in the Park event was a little bit different on this occasion. Bord Bia announced in a recent press release that they were “bringing a flavour […]

Read more

Balcony planting

Geneva Pattison Limited outdoor space makes creating a garden difficult. Add in the fact that if you’re three or even six storeys up from the ground level, unsheltered from harsh winds and without an inch of soil, things can get […]

Read more

Wellness Workshops now online

Eoin Meegan With Covid-19 dominating all the headlines at the moment, we may be in danger of overlooking other critical problems in society: mental health, domestic abuse, child vulnerability, and the topic under scrutiny here, suicide and self-harm. Suicide or […]

Read more

Getting street smart with Logainm: The history of Dublin 4 street and place names

Geneva Pattison The extension of the government-sanctioned travelling distance from two kilometres to five kilometres was a small, but very welcome, improvement to our everyday lives. It’s wonderful to just be outside, although we often find ourselves walking the same […]

Read more

Bloomsday on the doorstep

BY Kathrin Kobus Yesterday, on Bloomsday ‘The Citizens’ Breakfast’ team with Gráinne O’Kelly celebrated James Joyce’s connection with Shelbourne Road, adapted for the current regulation and with social distancing in mind.   “Joyce lived in number 60 Shelbourne Road in […]

Read more

Great Lengths launches Hairdos for Heroes initiative to thank frontline workers

Luxury hair extensions brand, Great Lengths has launched ‘Hairdos for Heroes’, an initiative that will offer free haircuts and blow-drys as a way of giving back to frontline workers. Great Lengths is enlisting interest from salons to participate and is […]

Read more

Free Dogs Trust foster care service for frontline workers

By Eoin Meegan f you’re a frontline worker who’s worried about who will take care of your dog while you’re taking care of the rest of us, then help is at hand from those wonderful people at Dogs Trust. Dogs […]

Read more

Poets Corner

The Shellybanks Barry Saunders Heading down the pidgeon house road on a sunny May day Just me and the grandson as it’s his favourite place to play The rest will follow down soon as we have been sent on ahead […]

Read more