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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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The Cool Food School comes to Super Natural Food Market

Super Natural The Cool Food School have brought fun, unique, interactive, food education to over 3,000 children since establishing in 2018. Our goal is to share the diversity and origin of foods, break down neophobia (the fear of new foods) […]

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Local biodiversity: The Pollinator Plan

By Geneva Pattison Some people love them. Some people hate them. Let’s talk about pollinators. Pollinators are insects that roam from flower to flower collecting pollen from each stamen. Our main species of pollinator is the bee, with our country […]

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‘100 days of walking’ climaxes in Herbert Park

'100 days of walking' climaxes in Herbert Park

A large, enthusiastic crowd assembled on a sunny, if somewhat chilly Wednesday evening in Herbert Park to join Dr. Ciara Kelly of Newstalk and Operation Transformation fame, complete the last leg of the #100daysofwalking project. The initiative to walk for […]

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A captain’s calling at Railway Union

By Josh Fallon-Doran (Railway Union) Railway Union at Park Avenue is home for a number of sports. On March 9th rugby was the main focus. It truly became a day to remember for the egg ball section. Club captain Aoife […]

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Mick’s Euro 2020 kicks off

By David Prendeville Mick McCarthy began his second tenure as Ireland manager with an unsurprisingly dour game away to Gibraltar. Both sides were woefully lacking in quality in difficult playing conditions. Jeff Hendrick scored the only goal of the game, […]

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Fair Play Joe!

By Kathrin Kobus One chicken dish with brown basmati rice and kale or spinach sautéed on the side, spiced up with spring onions and a few slices of chilli pickled cucumber, that’s what this reporter had for lunch despite it […]

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BusConnects Update: Where no bus plan has gone before

By Kathrin Kobus The NTA (National Transport Authority Ireland) is busy publishing plans and projects that involve demolishing buildings, houses, cutting trees re-routing, handing over Dublin bus routes to other operators and increasing fares (simply by changing zones). When the […]

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Benefitting From The Lion’s Share

By Kathrin Kobus The rugby season has come to a close for Monkstown at the beginning of the month of April, but in preparation for the next season their athletes will have access to a new small gym area and […]

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Protests to Save Housing Deal

By Peter McNamara On Saturday March 3rd over a hundred members of the Irish Glass Bottle Housing Action Group gathered along Sean Moore road, in front of the high metal barriers of the Poolbeg West Strategic Development Zone (SDZ). The […]

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