Archive for the Gallery Category

Dodder Action Wins Sustainability Award

Dodder Action Wins Sustainability Award

You may have noticed that an abundance of wildlife has returned to the River Dodder and its general accessibility as a recreational amenity has improved greatly recently. This can be attributed to Dodder Action, a group of volunteers who embark […]

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Missing Daisy (Aug 1922 – Dec 2015) An Appreciation by Christy Hogan

Mary “Daisy” Hogan passed away on 22nd December 2015. She was 93 years old. She was as old as the state itself. Mum was born in York Street and went to school in Loretto College on St. Stephen’s Green. Her […]

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Sandymount’s Past

Sandymount’s Past

‘Sandymount’ is a new book by local author Hugh Oram which is expected to hit the shelves in late February. This new volume gives a brief resumé of the area’s history, told through old photographs with extended captions. The book […]

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Milestone for Riverside choir

Milestone for Riverside choir

2016 will bring the centenary of the Rising that led to the birth of our nation. This April however, O’Connell Street will have to share centre stage with the renowned Riverside Choir, who will mark a decade of providing musical […]

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Revolutionary Art

Revolutionary Art

Given the year we currently find ourselves in, it has become increasingly difficult to turn a street corner without seeing a poster regarding the Easter Rising of 1916 or indeed even become embroiled in a debate regarding the significance of […]

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Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle

Much has been written about the reasons people risk their lives to flee conflict and misery at home. There are endless stories of pain, degradation and horror on the journey to the Calais refugee camp in France, which is called […]

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Local picture roundup

Local picture roundup

John Creagh celebrated his birthday on April 22nd with a luncheon at the Grand Canal Hotel. John is officially from South Dock St, as were his family and friends, grandparents and great grandmother. In the photo are cousin Mary Tobin, […]

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Sandymount WAGS

Sandymount WAGS

On a wet Sunday morning, Sandymount Village Green was awash with WAGS and D4 glamour. The air was filled with the distinctive waft of eau de chien mouillé. September 13th may well go down in history as the day Sandymount […]

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Refugees Welcome

Refugees Welcome

After the harrowing scenes in the news and the escalating crisis of the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees dispersed across Europe, it seemed there was little an individual could do in the on-going politics around refugee aid and the […]

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Droning on

Droning on

Drones: even to mention them conjures images of American death robots, intrusive surveillance and a host of other negatives. Turning this perception on its head are a growing number of people for whom drones mean only positive things – hobbies, […]

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