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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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  • Donnybrook’s High rise fears

    Donnybrook’s High rise fears

    Eoin Meegan Donnybrook village could change irrevocably if two new sky-scrapers, a 12-storey complex on the junction of Eglinton Road and Donnybrook Road, and a seven-storey co-living space on the former site of Kiely’s pub, are allowed to go ahead. […]...
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  • Ringsend College award

    Ringsend College award

    Just this October, Ringsend College have been awarded a Trinity College Schools of Distinction Award for the great progress the school has made in relation to progression to third level, student mentoring, partnerships within the local community and becoming a […]...
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  • Christy dignam invites dubliners to walkfor ARC Cancer support

    Christy dignam invites dubliners to walkfor ARC Cancer support

    Aslan frontman, Christy Dignam, has called on Dubliners to don their walking shoes and take a socially-distanced walk in their locality as part of ARC Cancer Support Centres’ Torch of Hope event taking place on Sunday November 8. While the […]...
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  • Is Samhain the origin of Halloween?

    Is Samhain the origin of Halloween?

    Eoin Meegan Halloween is going to look very different this year in the teeth of a pandemic and with all the usual activities either cancelled or put online. So maybe it’s a good time to take a look at the […]...
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  • A sinister side of science:    Dublin’s grave robbers

    A sinister side of science: Dublin’s grave robbers

    Geneva Pattison Grisly stories of grave robbing have been shared and passed down for eons. These cautionary tales struck fear into the hearts of all who listened, through talk of curses, undead monsters and hauntings associated with the act of […]...
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  • Editorial Observations

    Editorial Observations

    Eoin Meegan With the threat of Covid-19, the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit, and an uncertain economic future the issue of housing in this country was never more pressing. As a society we need housing that not only provides safety, […]...
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  • Ireland Squad named to complete 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championships

    Ireland Squad named to complete 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championships

    The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 35-player squad to complete the final two rounds of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championships. The squad which will be captained by Johnny Sexton (on right) contains six uncapped players – Ryan Baird, […]...
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  • Lesser known horror films to watch this Halloween

    Lesser known horror films to watch this Halloween

    David Prendeville Amidst all the change, one aspect of Halloween that remains the same is that it gives us all an excuse (if you need it) to watch horror films. Here is a selection of some lesser known titles worth […]...
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  • A LIGHT AT DUSK - Remembering those passed -  Halloween Night at 9pm

    A LIGHT AT DUSK – Remembering those passed – Halloween Night at 9pm

    Call for people to light candle on Halloween night to remember victims of Covid Dublin City Council is calling on people all over the city and country to light a candle at 9pm on Halloween night to remember those who […]...
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  • Wear a Hat for Her....

    Wear a Hat for Her….

    Irish charity Brain Tumour Ireland (BTI) is calling on people in Dublin to don their favourite hat in support of its annual awareness and fundraising campaign #WearAHatDay on Friday, 23rd October 2020. The annual campaign raises funds for the charity’s […]...
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  • The Gluten Free Living Show 2020

    The Gluten Free Living Show 2020

    The Gluten Free Living Show 2020, supported by SuperValu, runs from 12th-16th October People who have to adopt a gluten-free diet for medical reasons often fail to get the support they need deal with the psychological challenges they face. Around […]...
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  • One for the BooksRed Line Book Festival online 12 to 18 October

    One for the BooksRed Line Book Festival online 12 to 18 October

    The Red Line Book Festival will go ahead this year despite government restrictions, with a reimagined programme of online events, taking place from 12-18 October. An initiative of South Dublin Libraries and Arts, the Red Line Book Festival has returned, […]...
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  • Epilepsy Ireland’s Rose Week 12th–19th October 2020

    Epilepsy Ireland’s Rose Week 12th–19th October 2020

    Epilepsy Ireland’s national fundraising week, Rose Week, takes place from the 12th – 19th October. Epilepsy Ireland is the only organisation in the country who raise awareness of the condition which affects 40,000 people in Ireland today. Alongside their vital […]...
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  • Inauspicious start for Stephen Kenny

    Inauspicious start for Stephen Kenny

    David Prendeville Ireland’s dream of playing in next year’s rescheduled European Championships is no more, after they were beaten on penalties by Slovakia in the play off semi-final. The boys in green had played out a 0-0 in Slovakia before […]...
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  • October November 2020 Issue

    October November 2020 Issue

    October/November 2020 Oct-Nov 2020 NewsFour Press2 by dara o riordain on Scribd...
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