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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Food & Wine




  • Ireland to Canada

    Ireland to Canada

    Canada is big. The Province of Ontario alone is 10 times the size of Ireland. Facts can be daunting. Is big better? There is a proverbial saying, ‘it is not the size that counts but what you do with it.’ […]...
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  • Senior Citizen Essential Guidebook

    Senior Citizen Essential Guidebook

    As a result of the current high level of emigration, the age make-up of Ireland is rapidly changing. Young emigrants are leaving behind an increasingly aging population. With Ireland’s elderly having to deal with a multitude of varying issues, it […]...
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  • Grand Canal Dock is Buzzing!

    Grand Canal Dock is Buzzing!

    A new outdoor adventure activity is about to be introduced into the heart of Dublin 4. Wakedock, a company based in the Grand Canal Dock, have recently launched Ireland’s first cable wakeboard park. Similar to water skiing, instead of being […]...
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  • Coping Kindly With Feral Cats

    Coping Kindly With Feral Cats

    As this year’s kittening season approaches, animal rights organisations are renewing their on-going campaign to raise awareness about Dublin’s population of feral cats. The seven month period from April through October are the months when the majority of kittens are […]...
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  • RDH Road to Recovery

    RDH Road to Recovery

    Having a stroke or suffering from any brain impairment rocks people to their core. Royal Donnybrook Hospital is dedicated to helping people at this vulnerable time. Joe Cannon runs the Occupational Therapy unit, “Our aim is to get a patient […]...
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  • Go on the Bridge!

    Go on the Bridge!

    Bridge United played Donaghmede on the 10th of March on the all weather pitch in Ringsend Park. Donaghmede went ahead in the first few minutes then Bridge United came back to win 2-1 in a hard fought game which put […]...
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  • New President at Railway Union Cricket Club

    New President at Railway Union Cricket Club

    LOCAL resident Elaine Coburn has been elected president of Railway Union Cricket Club for 2013. She is the first woman president in the 109 years of the Club and with the new season at Park Avenue starting in mid-April, she […]...
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  • "Story bud?"

    “Story bud?”

    Two men walk into a bar. “Story bud?” says Tom. “Story bud?” says Andy. They’re old classmates from Trinity where they studied Film and English together and have not seen each other since their student days. After college both men […]...
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  • In love with life

    In love with life

    As the days get longer and the nights shorter, nature unfolds in all its beauty and we are once again in love with life. Surrounded by land that is covered in green, it is leaf again, light again, life again. […]...
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  • Wackadey Wack the Property Tax

    Wackadey Wack the Property Tax

    Several local residential groups are aligning in opposition to the new local property tax in a effort led by the No to Property Tax Campaign (NPTC) NPTC have held a number of local meetings over the past year opposing the […]...
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  • In the Words of A Mohawk

    In the Words of A Mohawk

    While working on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in the United States, I was part of a delegation of Native Americans to a Bilingual Education conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Native Americans across the continent were going through a period […]...
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  • Dublin Port Guidelines

    Dublin Port Guidelines

    There was a great turn out for the launch for the new guidelines for Leisure Craft Launch held at the Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club recently. Jimmy Murray and Ciaran Adamson, in conjuntion with Dublin Port Company, have just published […]...
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  • Dublin Cattle Market 1863 – 1973

    Dublin Cattle Market 1863 – 1973

    The old Dublin Cattle Market, the biggest in the city and one of the largest on these islands, was situated off the North Circular Road on Prussia Street for 90 years. Cattle ‘marts’ as they are known today had not […]...
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  • The Built Dublin Project

    The Built Dublin Project

    Dublin 4 has a rich architectural heritage that shows to the eye. A walk from Pearse Street onto Ringsend Road and beyond is like a tour of the city’s past and present all in one, and an eye on the […]...
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  • What to do on the Grand Canal

    What to do on the Grand Canal

    The construction of the Grand Canal was completed in 1756. Since then local residents have enjoyed this inland waterway. Why not find out what activities you can avail of along our treasured Canal in Dublin 4. The Dublin Rally This […]...
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