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A Life at the Library

A Life at the Library

Readers of NewsFour will be familiar with the poet Mary Guckian, whose verses have been featured in our pages before, and who was one of our Poets in Profile in 2014. This year, Mary’s words have lead to the creation […]

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Supernatural Sizzling Sausages

Supernatural Sizzling Sausages

The Super Natural Food Market runs every Saturday 9.30-3.30 in St. Andrew’s resource centre on Pearse Street. The market hosts a range of organic food stalls and the atmosphere is relaxed and casual. The free-to-browse approach, combined with the selection […]

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Silicon Docks Growth Continues

Silicon Docks Growth Continues

In May of last year, An Bord Pleanála approved the North Lotts and Grand Canal Dock planning scheme, now known as the Docklands Strategic Development Zone. It allows property owners to secure construction permission from Dublin city planners which cannot […]

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Diddly-I Don’t Have a Clue! Irish dancing for the rhythmically-challenged adult

Diddly-I Don’t Have a Clue!  Irish dancing for the rhythmically-challenged adult

A huge amount of people did some form of Irish dancing in school or a local class when they were young. Apparently, I was one of them but I only know this because there is a photo of me at […]

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Alien beings on Strand Road

Alien beings on Strand Road

The appearance of the now-infamous ‘Weird Poles’ on Strand Road has caused quite a stir around Sandymount. Just before Christmas they were erected along the sea front and sparked enough interest in one member of the public, David Reddy, to […]

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Doorstep Wilderness

Doorstep Wilderness

As well as being a perennial topic in the pages of NewsFour, the River Dodder is a source of natural fascination for D4 residents and South Dubliners in general. Along the flow of its course, there are surprises aplenty. We […]

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Incinerators and Your Health

Incinerators and Your Health

In 2010 contamination by dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs was detected in milk and meat in the Engidalur valley situated in Iceland. The contamination was traced to a small municipal waste incinerator operating in the valley. It was 21 times over […]

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Coaching and Fitness Course at Irishtown stadium

Coaching and Fitness Course at Irishtown stadium

You’re young; love football; play sport. Would you like a career teaching in it too? Yes please. That might be the profile of one of the next young hopefuls being taught in the FÁS/FAI Youth Soccer Training course in Irishtown […]

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Mental care in Transylvania

Mental care in Transylvania

Sandymount local Anna O’Donohue recently qualified as a mental health nurse and is spending two months volunteering in a Romanian psychiatric hospital. Working with the UK charity Volunteers for Mental Health – www.vfmh.org.uk, she is based in the town of […]

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Dodder Day 2015

It’s that time of year again, so get your rubber gloves on and get stuck in for Dodder Day! Dodder Action Dublin are looking for volunteers to help with the river’s annual clean up this Saturday.

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