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  • Irish poets at the ILF this May
    Irish poets at the ILF this May
    20 May 2022 by
    Introductions | Céadlínte: A showcase of poets representing the electrifying future of Irish poetry, with special musical guests From May 24th to May 26th, Introductions| Ceadlinte will have fifteen of the most exciting new poets in the English and Irish language performing […]...
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  • Information notice: Codling Wind Park
    Information notice: Codling Wind Park
    Codling Wind Park is hosting a Public Information Sharing event on May 1st in Sandymount Community Centre. We are inviting people/groups from the community along to view our virtual reality experience and to learn more about the project and...
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  • The Editor's Corner – Apr/May 2024
    The Editor’s Corner – Apr/May 2024
    In a world dominated by mobile phones and video games, encouraging young people to read and develop a love of books has probably never been more important. The reading habit needs to be instilled at a young age. In a...
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Memory Lane

  • Ringsend International Airport 
    Ringsend International Airport 
    While it may seem strange to the readers to think of an aerodrome at Ringsend, the concept is not a particularly new one. Indeed, it had been floated as far back as 1930 and was taken even further in 1935...
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  • Your NewsFour Local Christmas Events Guide
    Your NewsFour Local Christmas Events Guide
    Friday December 1st Women’s Seasonal Swap at the Sandymount Community Centre. 10.30am-12.30pm. Free event. All are welcome. RCSF Holiday Fair and Markets. Irishtown Sports Stadium. Sensory Hour 3.30pm-4.30pm Full fair 4.30pm-8.30pm. ...
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  • Spooktacular Celebrations at Dublin Zoo
    Spooktacular Celebrations at Dublin Zoo
    Dublin Zoo is celebrating Halloween weekend with a spooktacular schedule of family fun activities, including themed magic shows, creepy crafts and ghoulish games, a special Spooky Trail, and much more! There will be a special offer for little...
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  • Oars for Angels
    Oars for Angels
    St Patrick’s Rowing Club and their rowing friends up and down the East Coast are endeavouring to complete a sponsored relay row starting from Wicklow Rowing Club to their club in Ringsend on Saturday 27th April from 8am. This fundraising...
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Food & Wine

  • Comfort in Words
    Comfort in Words
    There have been many times in my life where I needed to make an important decision or I was worried or stressed about situations I was going through at the time, and at those times I would have a default...
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  • C’mon the Paddys!

    C’mon the Paddys!

    St Patrick’s Rowing Club is one of the oldest skiff clubs on the River Liffey (1935/36).  This club is steeped in a rich history, dating back several decades and still has the same vision, values and leadership that the founding members lived by.  These members were all connected to the docks; they were dockers, checkers...
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  • Landsdowne FC Assembled guests

    Meet and Greet at Lansdowne FC

    Lansdowne FC hosted a very special ‘Meet and Greet’ information evening in their very impressive clubhouse on Sep 26th last. The aim of the evening was to introduce themselves to their neighbours in Sandymount, along with announcing their plans for the newly acquired sports grounds located off Claremont Road...
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  • Aerial photo of the newly acquired site off Claremont Road by Lansdowne FC

    Lansdowne FC acquires sports grounds in Dublin 4

    Lansdowne Football Club has completed the acquisition of the sports grounds located off Claremont Road in Sandymount from YMCA Dublin. This follows formal approval for the deal from the Charities Regulator. The acquisition of this significant site in Dublin 4 will provide Lansdowne FC with the ability to extend its sporting facilities...
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  • Mick O'Brien, footballer

    Mick O’Brien – Part 3

    When the 1923/24 season began, Michael O’Brien was made captain of Leicester City Football Club. He was a natural leader and the job brought out the best in him. He started the season by playing 22 consecutive games for Leicester and he was often their best player. He scored in his second game as captain, and from then on he was increasingly effective going forward....
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  • Housing is a Right, Not a Privilege

    Housing is a Right, Not a Privilege

    As of July 2023, the IGB Housing Action Group has met with the developers of the IGB site who confirmed they made available to our own Housing Department the entire allocation of Social and Affordable homes on Phase 1. So we will see what progresses from here, ...
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  • The Editor’s Corner - Aug/Sep 2023

    The Editor’s Corner – Aug/Sep 2023

    Foremost in everyone’s minds at the moment is the Women’s World Cup and the wonderful job the Irish girls did in Aussieland. Sadly they didn’t progress from the first round, but there will be many more occasions in the future when they will get a chance to shine. They have certainly laid down a marker for Stephen Kenny’s lads! ...
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  • Nerds Assemble! (Image credit: Wikimedia)

    Dublin Comic Con 2023

    Dublin Comic Con returns for its 10th anniversary at Dublin’s Convention Centre. From August 12-13, fans of all things geeky will converge on Dublin's city centre to meet some of their favourite celebrities, buy merchandise, and attend panels and workshops....
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  • Enacting Equality Laws for Local Communities

    Enacting Equality Laws for Local Communities

    My Bill sought to add a further ground to these nine, namely the disadvantaged socioeconomic ground. Under the Bill people could not be discriminated against because of their disadvantaged socioeconomic status, ...
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  • Minding your own self

    Minding your own self

    It is so important to be very careful when we are around children, they absorb all our moods and words, and they deserve to be protected from this. It is their job as children to learn, play, be protected and loved....
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  • Mental Health Charity publishes list of 10 ways to deal with loneliness

    Mental Health Charity publishes list of 10 ways to deal with loneliness

    Turn2Me, a National Mental Health Charity, has published a list of ten ways to deal with loneliness. Turn2Me stated that most people feel lonely at some stage of their life, and that it saw an increase in the amount of young people (18 to 24-year-olds) reporting feeling lonely during and after the pandemic....
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  • Electric Picnic

    End-of-Summer Festivals Preview

    With the memory of COVID lockdowns fading away, there is a great sense of hope and anticipation for Ireland’s upcoming summer festivals. There are definitely positive signs pointing towards a more "normal" festival experience this time compared to previous years....
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  • End of an Era in Donnybrook

    End of an Era in Donnybrook

    On 9th July past McCloskey’s of Donnybrook closed its doors for the last time. Situated in the centre of the village, and at the heart of the community, the pub will be a big miss. ...
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  • Holiday Destinations for Families in Europe

    Holiday Destinations for Families in Europe

    Growing up, holidays were always my favourite adventure. As I get older I realise how stressful it must have been for my parents bringing three young kids, through a packed airport, boarding the plane and getting us to our resort....
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  • Have you Claimed your PRSI Dental Entitlements for 2023?

    Have you Claimed your PRSI Dental Entitlements for 2023?

    The government covers some dental benefits for PRSI workers under the Treatment Benefit Scheme. Patients who qualify for PRSI dental entitlements can get a dental examination, scale and polish for only €15. ...
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  • Capital Credit Union Awards Ceremony

    Capital Credit Union Awards Ceremony

    Big Congratulations to Neurodiversity Sandymount on winning a Capital Credit Union Community Development Fund Award. Well deserved....
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