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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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Well-Dance for Seniors in Mount Merrion

By David Prendeville Dance Theatre of Ireland have announced that they are are set to expand their hugely successful, evidence-based modern dance programme Well-Dance for Seniors to Mount Merrion, as well as other locations.   Well-Dance for Seniors is an […]

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WB Yeats funeral footage rediscovered

By David Prendeville Previously undiscovered film of WB Yeats’s funeral has been found. The colour footage has been donated by Alan Aston to the Yeats Society in Sligo. Yeats, who was, of course, born in Sandymount, died in France in […]

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Record Store Da: the vinyl countdown

By Geneva Pattison Every year, we get the pleasure of enjoying music in all its glorious formats on Record Store Day and this year the date is set for April 13th. We’ve been supporting small independent record stores on this […]

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The Sean Cox fundraiser at the Aviva Stadium

The Sean Cox fundraiser at the Aviva Stadium

A strong communal atmosphere spread across the Aviva at this fundraiser for Sean Cox. One where families , partners , loyal Iiverpool and Ireland fans lifted spirits with the Cox family held close to their hearts. Sean was shown in […]

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Harry Clarke and the Art of the Risque

By Geneva Pattison It’s common knowledge that St. Patrick’s Church houses a beautiful stained glass window by none other than famed artist Harry Clarke. However, another place you can view a piece of his less readily available work is at […]

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Is Donnybrook becoming a ghost town?

By Eoin Meegan A spate of shop closures over the last few years in Donnybrook has given rise to some concern that the once-thriving village is in danger of turning into a ghost town, or worse, a signpost on the […]

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Dental Care Worth Smiling About

By Eoghan Meegan Popular Sandymount dentist Dermott McMorrough has moved to Smiles Dental, Ireland’s largest privately-owned dental care provider, in Waterloo Road. Dermott had been in Sandymount since 1990, and after some initial jitters believes now he did the right […]

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An Taisce Spring Clean in April

By Geneva Pattison For the month of April, The National Spring Clean Initiative will take place throughout Ireland. The programme was established in 1999 by An Taisce, which formed a partnership with the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government […]

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