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Extraordinary Day

Extraordinary Day

(This story was written as part of a creative writing course through the Ringsend Adult Education Service in Ringsend College. The story was inspired by the legend of Oisín and Tír na nÓg). By Yvonne Yuen My story begins one […]

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The Legend of Tír na nÓg revisited

By Eileen Roberts Kate is sitting in her garden. It’s a beautiful summer’s evening. She’s thinking, where has life gone, I am in my sixties, the children are all married with their own children, Tom’s passed away, what’s ahead of […]

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Irishtown company wins at Cork Film Festival

By David Prendeville Irishtown company Samson Film’s Float Like a Butterfly triumphed at November’s 63rd Cork Film Festival, picking up the audience award. The film also opened the festival to a rapturous reception. Directed by Carmel Winters, it is set […]

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De Valera Volume 2 Rule 1932-1975

By David Prendeville This exhaustively-researched book covers Éamon De Valera’s life from 1932 to 1975. It follows on from author David McCullagh’s first volume, which covered De Valera from 1882 to 1932. The book is rich in detail and paints […]

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“Become a linguist, it said in the ad”

By Kathrin Kobus Ted Hayes, now living in a retirement home in Sandymount, may have been born more than eighty years ago in London, but the family moved back to Ireland and Irishtown before he was old enough to set […]

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Sporting success for St. Pat’s Boys

By Kathrin Kobus Just before the summer break, the soccer team from St. Patrick’s B.N.S. celebrated victory in the schools’ competitions for Division 5. They succeeded with a penalty shoot-out against St. Joseph’s East Wall. It was their team captain […]

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Driven: A story of courage and survival

By Eoin Meegan Tall, graceful and elegant, described as a Dusty Springfield look-alike, Irish racing driver Rosemary Smith has just released a new autobiography, which at the time of going to press has been nominated for Book of the Year. […]

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Information on Oxfams new shop in Ringsend

Information on Oxfams new shop in Ringsend

Oxfam have moved into Fitzwilliam st, Ringsend where the Cafe revive used to be. The shop will not be open till sometime late February but this Thursday the 10th of January, from 10-3pm they are there to take unwanted gifts […]

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Mick McCarthy replaces O’Neill as Ireland manager

By David Prendeville Ireland concluded their disastrous Nations League campaign and 2018 with a horrendously drab 0-0 draw against Denmark in Aarhus. Ireland’s relegation to pot C of the next Nations League and their drop to third seed for the […]

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Coping with Loss and Bereavement

By Eoin Meegan The Irish Hospice Foundation held their annual evening of remembrance and reflection in November. It was a chance for people to meet with and find out more about bereavement support services that are available to them. The […]

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