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A Century of Irish Radio 1900-2000

By Eoin Meegan Before there was Instagram, before there was Twitter, radio was the primary medium of communication in this country. It was the social media of its day, and we were all addicts Although still vastly popular, it is […]

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‘(A) Dressing Our Hidden Truths’ National Museum’s brave exhibition on Ireland’s dark past

Eoin Meegan Through the medium of glass and sculpture, artist Alison Lowry’s exhibition; ‘(A) Dressing Our Hidden Truths’, now running at the National Museum, shines a light on a world that has, for too long, remained locked away in the […]

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Velo-city 2019: Cycling Conference at the Convention Centre

Geneva Pattison From the 25th to the 28th of June, the Dockland’s Convention Centre will hold the largest meeting of cycling enthusiasts and speakers in the world. Velo-city is a yearly event organised by the European Cycling Federation (ECF) and […]

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It leaks, overflows and smells

That’s one way to describe the Ringsend Waste Water Treatment plant. It was February 2018 when Irish Water announced the beginning of upgrades to the facility at a cost of €80 million. But a year later, 23rd  February 2019 the […]

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Bloom 2019: A Blooming Good Time

By Geneva Pattison Bloom 2019 festival took place in the tranquil Phoenix park. Newsfour met with two floral arrangement exhibitors, Dublin 4 native Lorraine O’Brien and Brenda Joyce of the Doddervale flower club. Lorraine’s strikingly beautiful creation was awarded silver […]

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Save Our Trees

The Green Party has backed concerns from residents regarding the loss of mature trees as part of the Bus Connects proposals. It has said that the final plans must retain more mature plans, even if this involves restricting car access […]

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The Urban Plot

Susan O’Brien Brady Bio: Susan O’ Brien Dip. (Hort) Kew. Originally from a farming background I have lived permanently in the city for the past fifteen years, including three in London to complete the Diploma at RBGKew. “I can fully […]

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SUMMER BBQ’S AT DYLAN HOTEL

Sitting in the heart of the city just off Baggot Street, The Dylan Hotel’s beautiful outdoor terrace, The Nurserie (named for its selection of Victorian plants), is one of Dublin’s best hidden gems. An ideal spot to sit back, relax […]

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An Overend Oasis: The Airfield Estate

By Geneva Pattison Fifteen minutes from town on the Luas Green line to Balally, will bring you to Airfield Estate. It’s a wonderful feast for the senses for people of every age, with a total of 38 acres to explore. […]

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ISNA Plant Fair: A rare sight to see

By Geneva Pattison The Irish Specialist Nursery Association organises many plant fairs across Dublin and Ireland. Farmleigh was the setting for their Easter bank holiday rare plant fair. Vendors came from Dublin, Wicklow and even as far as Cork to […]

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