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Historical Irish Oddities

By Eoin Meegan Historical Irish Oddities by Allen Foster is a delightful romp through the quirkiness and eccentricities that lie behind the ordinary and seemingly banal. The subtitle of the book is “A Compendium of Extraordinary but True Tales.” Though […]

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Ringsend Library redesign meeting

By David Prendeville A public meeting was held with regards to the re-design of Ringsend Library Square on March 21st in which Mitchell + Associates presented their draft designs for a reimagined Library Square precinct for discussion and agreement. Local […]

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Local Election Candidates

By Eoin Meegan With the upcoming local elections this May, NewsFour invited all of the area’s declared and potential candidates to respond to the same set of questions regarding being your representative and responses to specific questions regarding the community […]

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Film News Round-up April/May

By David Prendeville April and May look set to be strong months for local cinemagoers. Back on the big screen on April 5th is a re-issue of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece A Clockwork Orange. The film, a scandal at the time […]

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IGB site: New housing development likely to exclude most locals

By Peter McNamara The Irish Glass Bottle Site has a long history in Ringsend. For over a hundred years it was a place of work and prosperity, where three generations of a family might find themselves gainfully employed. After the […]

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Censored to citywide: The Country Girls Trilogy

By Geneva Pattison This April will see the return of the Dublin One City One Book programme. The Dublin City Library-led programme encourages the public to read a book during the month of April that has a connection with our […]

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DCC Notes for February / March 2019

Compiled by David Prendeville The South East Area Committee (SEAC) held their most recent monthly meetings on February 11th and March 11th. The following is a compilation of some of the main issues, relevant to the local area, that were […]

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Dublin Waste to Energy facility processes one millionth tonne

Dublin Waste to Energy facility has accepted its one millionth tonnes of residual waste at its facility at Poolbeg in Dublin. It was delivered by Keywaste Ltd., which is one of the companies contracted to deliver waste to the facility.  […]

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The Doctor Who Sat for a Year

By Eoin Meegan Mindfulness is a popular topic at present, and in “The Doctor Who Sat for a Year”, Brendan Kelly takes a unique approach when he sets out to document his decision to meditate for fifteen minutes every day […]

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Seeking Edgar Aplin: The Singing Chemist

By Geneva Pattison Pigeon House Road was once home to a Mr. Edgar Aplin. He was a chemist by trade with a passion for all things musical. The historical Gresham Hotel seemed like an appropriate setting to interview his granddaughters […]

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