Archive for the Community Category

HOPE IS CONTAGIOUS

Beibhinn Byrne It was the Chinese New Year but in the city of Wuhan there was no evidence of celebrations. This teeming place was a ghost town. No lanterns were lit red, and the dragons, unlucky, in this dismal New […]

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Ringsend & Irishtown Community Centre (RICC) – Covid 19

Covid 19 has brought many challenges for the RICC. Our newly refurbished Centre would normally be a busy hub of activity. But when the Government announced widespread closures of schools on 12th March due to Covid 19 the manager, Lorraine […]

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Save St Mary’s Nursing Home campaign

David Predeville In June it was announced that the long-established St Mary’s Nursing Home on Merrion Road (Telford) was to close. Currently, the Centre is a healthcare facility for blind and visually impaired women. It is run under the auspices […]

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Indy and Poppy save the Chimneys

By Kathrin Kobus John Carpenter was pretty cheerful when he came round to the NewsFour offices one day in July and allowed us a quick look at his own water colour illustrations stapled together. They gave us a glimpse of […]

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Locals raise money for three deserving charities during Covid

By Kathrin Kobus Charity begins at home, and calls for charitable causes mushroomed during the past days, weeks and months. Many clubs all over the country from all sports settled for activities under walk, run, cycle for a cause. Clanna […]

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Plans for Strand Road Trial Rapid Development cycle Route

Dublin City Council has put out the following drawings/sketches of the grand Strand Road Trial Rapid Development cycle Route along Beach Road/Strand Road which will result in less lane space for motorized vehicles. Also included are route changes for busses […]

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Support for sport(s)

BY editor Clubs within the administrative area of Dublin City Council, and are affiliated with a national governing body recognised by Sport Ireland  are invited to apply for the COVID 19 Club Small Grant Scheme.  The COVID-19 club small grant […]

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Bringing Sunshine to those in need

Eoin Meegan While not open at present, Sunshine House normally provides week-long breaks for kids in need between May and August. Overseen by the Sunshine Fund, a unique branch of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Sunshine House has […]

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Herbert Park home of The O’Rahilly faces demolition

Dermot Carmody A decision is due by August 24th from An Bord Pleanála on a Social Housing Development (SHD) planning application by the owners of The Herbert Park Hotel. If plans for a 12-story apartment development on the site go […]

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Celebrating virtual Heritage Week 2020

BY Alyson Gavin, event coordinator To mark Heritage Week 2020, a virtual presentation entitled “St John’s Sandymount: our educational and cultural heritage” will be available from 15th August on the church’s website www.sandymount.dublin.anglican.org.   Using the records of St John’s, newspaper […]

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