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  • Irish poets at the ILF this May
    Irish poets at the ILF this May
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    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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Community

  • Ringsend Goes Green . . .
    Ringsend Goes Green . . .
    For the first time Ringsend Park has received the prestigious Green Flag Award, the international mark of quality and standard of parks and green spaces. The Green Flag Award was introduced in 2015 and is administered by An Taisce with...
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Culture

  • Where the streets have a name . . .
    Where the streets have a name . . .
    From Educating Rita (1983) to Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast (2021), Ringsend has played a key part in Ireland’s silver screen triumphs, with multiple well-known productions having used the D4 suburb as a shooting location over the last several decades. So it’s...
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Memory Lane

  • The Vexed Problem of Public Toilets
    The Vexed Problem of Public Toilets
    When nature calls we all share a common objective - to get rid of waste substances from the body. While we may not use this particular phrase, nevertheless, access to a toilet is a basic need, especially in a city...
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Events

  • Bloomsday in Dublin 4 Event Guide
    Bloomsday in Dublin 4 Event Guide
    Joycean Celebrations are set to take place in Ballsbridge, Irishtown, Ringsend and Sandymount for Bloomsday this year.  Dublin City Council’s South East Area Community Team have been working closely with groups and centres in Dublin 4 as well...
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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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Sport

  • Katie Taylor to Make History… Again
    Katie Taylor to Make History… Again
    Mark your calendars, fight fans! July 20th sees our country’s greatest sportsperson, Katie Taylor, look to add another remarkable chapter to her incredible boxing career as she defends her undisputed Super-Lightweight title against a familiar foe, seven-division world champion Amanda...
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  • Poetry Is The Soul In Words

    Poetry Is The Soul In Words

    YOU’RE THE OTHER PERSON’S CHAMPION You stand by them with encouragement and support.You knock gently so they do not hear you enter theirsoulAnd still their fears!You defend them, when hard hearted people attackthemAnd catch them unawares.They will rise to the […]...
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  • The Souvenir Part 2. Review - One of the monumental achievements in modern cinema

    The Souvenir Part 2. Review – One of the monumental achievements in modern cinema

    David Prendeville Dublin 4-based company Element Pictures’ oeuvre continues to go from strength to strength. Their recent collaboration with BBC Films and the BFI on Joanna Hogg’s sumptuous drama The Souvenir Part 2, might be their finest work to date. […]...
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  • Danspire - To inspire through dance

    Danspire – To inspire through dance

    Louis Whelan Danspire is a fun, energetic, non competitive kids dance class for ages 3 – 11. The classes combine dance, dance fitness and games that are designed to provide children with a safe space to express themselves through dance […]...
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  • IMMA Announces 2022 Programme

    IMMA Announces 2022 Programme

    David Prendeville A major exhibition by The Otolith Group called Xenogenesis and the accompanying Department of Xenogenesis is part of a rich and diverse programme taking place at IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) in 2022. IMMA’s 30th Birthday exhibition, […]...
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  • Dublin Wizard Con 2022

    Dublin Wizard Con 2022

    A convention celebrating all things Potter is coming to the capital B.J. Quinn Calling all Wizards! Are you a Dumbledork or a Grindelwally? Do you know your Pepper Imps from your Cauldron Cakes, your Hippogriffs from your Glumbumbles? Ever take […]...
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  • Group set up to Sponsor Refugee Family in South Dublin Area

    Group set up to Sponsor Refugee Family in South Dublin Area

    Carol Coulter Aoife Kearney had always wanted to do something to help refugees, but, with the pressure of work and family responsibilities, it never seemed to be the right time. This changed when she saw the footage from Afghanistan as […]...
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  • Irish poets at the ILF this May

    Irish poets at the ILF this May

    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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  • Solution to Ensure Safety of Schoolgoers? the devil will be in the detail

    Solution to Ensure Safety of Schoolgoers? the devil will be in the detail

    Eoin Meegan Traffic congestion has long been a nightmare on Belmont Avenue, Donnybrook, a source of great frustration to the residents there. This is especially acute at peak hours, and when children are being dropped off and collected from school; […]...
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  • The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon Returns

    The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon Returns

    The first physical event since 2019 takes place onSunday 5th June 2022 in Dublin City Centre The 2022 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is the 40th year of the event and will be a celebration of togetherness, and whether you participate […]...
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  • Donnybrook Marks the Passing of Local Legend

    Donnybrook Marks the Passing of Local Legend

    Theresa Doyle & Christy Doyle On January 2nd last Donnybrook mourned the passing of one of its oldest and most loved residents, Thomas (known affectionately as Tommy) Doyle. Tommy sadly passed away in Vincent’s Hospital only nine months after his […]...
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  • Government Announces Leaving Cert Adjustments for 2022

    Government Announces Leaving Cert Adjustments for 2022

    David Prendeville This summer will see the return of exam-only Leaving Certificate examinations. Education Minister Norma Foley announced that extensive adjustments would be made to this year’s Leaving Cert written exams as she ruled out a ‘hybrid model’. This year’s […]...
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  • Walk in my Shoes Launches Ways to Wellbeing Initiative

    Walk in my Shoes Launches Ways to Wellbeing Initiative

    David Predeville As part of its Ways to Wellbeing initiative, Walk in My Shoes, the flagship awareness-raising campaign of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, recently launched an art exhibition showcasing projects that focused on building connections between nearly 300 school […]...
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  • Free clean up kits for World Ocean Day!

    Free clean up kits for World Ocean Day!

    Clean Coasts are asking the public to get more involved than ever this World Ocean Day and to help out, they will be offerring free beach cleaning kits to communities who register for the big clean up on June 8th. The kits contain branded hi-viz vests, bags and gloves. ...
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  • The Best of The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2022

    The Best of The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2022

    Dublin International Film Festival celebrates 20 years on the big screen B.J. Quinn After staging a fully online event in 2021, this year, running from Feb 23rd to March 6th, The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival (VMDIFF) was back […]...
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  • CLANNA GAEL

    CLANNA GAEL

    Proud of our Girls in Blue Clanna Gael Fontenoy is proud of each and every one of our players – juveniles, adults, boys, girls, mens and ladies. However, we do need to recognise when our players achieve truly outstanding performances. […]...
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