This Week on NewsFour (April 21st – 25th)

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Golden Paw Hero Dog Awards
The Irish Kennel Club, in association with GAIN Pet Food, is hosting the first Golden Paw Hero Dog Awards. There are five categories in which dogs can be nominated: Exemplary Companion Dog / Life-Changing Dog, Therapy / Guide Dog, Bravery Dog, Search and Rescue Dog, and Law Enforcement Dog…

Tidy Towns Special Award for Waste Prevention
Help out in your community for this year’s Tidy Towns Special Award for Waste Prevention. This special award is all about helping to stop waste before it even happens. With a first prize of €1,000 and two runner-up prizes of €500 each, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to recognise and reward communities who have made the effort to prevent waste and use resources more efficiently…

Celebrating Seamus Heaney
Tune in to RTÉ Radio 1 this weekend to hear famous names as they commemorate one of Ireland’s greatest literary minds, with ‘Celebrating Seamus Heaney’ at the National Concert Hall. The event, which took place on Wednesday, featured Paul Simon, President Higgins and more…

Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society
The the Dublin Dock Workers Preservation Society held a meeting on Thursday night in the Sean O’Casey Centre in East Wall. Various items were on the agenda, including a report on their efforts to start up a partnership with the Dublin Port Company and SIPTU…

Cinema Roundup
NewsFour looks at the movies opening in Dublin cinemas this weekend.