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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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  • This is Poolbeg
    This is Poolbeg
    We should all be familiar with the iconic, classic red Poolbeg Lighthouse at the mouth of the River Liffey and located on the Great South Wall (because the walk is a trek and a half!~approx 11km) But it is a...
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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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  • The Food Corner: Chicken Cacciatore

    The Food Corner: Chicken Cacciatore

    With the arrival of an Autumn chill in the air this classic Italian dish is a welcome warmer. It’s a simple, rustic meal but the rich sauce is packed with the flavour of the wine, olives and tomatoes. (Picture by […]...
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  • Artist in Profile: Sarah Rossney

    Artist in Profile: Sarah Rossney

    Dublin-based artist Sarah Rossney began working in stained glass and her style has evolved into the more intricate design of her contemporary paintings. Her works are a backdrop to people’s everyday lives and often capture the buildings and memories of […]...
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  • Fairytale Starts for Railway's Newest Teams

    Fairytale Starts for Railway’s Newest Teams

    If Carlsberg did season openers, they might just look to Railway Union’s newly-fledged Under 21s and Women’s teams for inspiration. The U21s side travelled to Clane for their first ever line-up in a 10-a-side tournament. Although the weather wasn’t ideal, […]...
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  • Old Wesley RFC

    Old Wesley RFC

    Now that Katie Taylor has helped put women’s boxing on the map, Old Wesley RFC are planning the same for the oval ball game by launching Women’s and Girl’s Rugby! It is our goal to cater for both experienced players […]...
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  • 'Divo'-tion to the Game

    ‘Divo’-tion to the Game

    Ciaran Divney from Sandymount is one of the most promising local all-round sportsmen. On the Gaelic football pitch he is one of Clanna Gael Fontenoy’s most consistent performers in their quest for senior status, but not by his own admission. […]...
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  • Domestic Abuse

    Domestic Abuse

    Domestic abuse is not specific to any one group or gender. That is the message Amen, the voluntary group who provide information to male victims, want you to remember this Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “It affects men, women and children,” […]...
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  • Temple Bar Cultural Trust

    Temple Bar Cultural Trust

    For anyone who took advantage of the plethora of events that took place on Culture Night on 21st September and are wondering why things like that don’t happen more often, we have good news. Culture Night was started by the […]...
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  • Michael's Mad About Meat

    Michael’s Mad About Meat

    Michael Byrne of Michael Byrne & Sons butchers at 92 Sandymount Road, gave me a tour of the new facilities in the shop when I met him recently. Michael started work at a butchers and dairy in Sandymount called Hayden’s […]...
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  • Art Clash

    Art Clash

    Art Clash is back. A meeting of night class and nightlife, where people who are curious about being creative but lack the confidence to face the competitive environment and attitude that comes with most art classes meet every Friday, from […]...
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  • Finger on the Pulse at Windmill Lane

    Finger on the Pulse at Windmill Lane

    Have you ever been walking along Ringsend Road and popped into the garage for a chicken sandwich only to spy Lady Gaga over by the jumbo Wotsits reading the Evening Herald? Or have you ever popped into Ferrari’s on a […]...
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  • Cursíolta: Sow Seeds, Grow Music

    Cursíolta: Sow Seeds, Grow Music

    “I don’t think opportunities happen to you, I believe you make your own opportunities and those opportunities lead to things happening for you,” says Emma O’Reilly, proprietor of Cursíolta, the newest and most vibrant musical initiative in Irish music. After […]...
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  • Neighbour of the Year Award

    Neighbour of the Year Award

    Broadcaster Ryan Tubridy and Eileen Colgan, who plays Esther Roche in Fair City’s Carrigstown, joined the residents of St. Brendan’s Cottages in Irishtown, Dublin 4, to launch the ‘Neighbour of the Year’ Award, as part of the 2012 People of […]...
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  • Mongolia Follow-up

    Mongolia Follow-up

    Last month NewsFour reported on three medical students who were undertaking an epic 10,000 mile pan-continental road trip for charity in a second hand ambulance. The journey started in London and ended in the ancient Mongol capital of Ulaanbaatar, where […]...
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  • €2.25 Billion Stimulus

    €2.25 Billion Stimulus

    In a bid to bolster the sluggish Irish economy, the Government announced a new stimulus package that provides €2.25 billion of capital investment. The plan aims to inject money into a variety of areas in a bid to improve the […]...
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  • Out For Coffee... With Anne Ingle

    Out For Coffee… With Anne Ingle

    Ann Ingle’s idea of a coffee consists of lunch, and so we meet in Dublin’s Bewleys Café on Grafton Street. As we enter the hall, it looks like a lustrous scene straight from the movie ‘Titanic’ – with its old […]...
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