Archive for the Gallery Category

Back to School Budgeting Tips from MABS

Back to School Budgeting Tips from MABS

It is that time of year again and as soon as the children have their summer holidays, the shelves of the department stores are packed with school uniforms and new school bags, reminding us of the pending expense lurking at […]

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Post Election Innovation

Post Election Innovation

Like it or not, election posters are part of our lives. Whether it’s Local, General, European, Referendum or Presidential Elections, the one constant is the thousands upon thousands of posters that appear quickly but linger for weeks, and sometimes months, […]

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Local Boys Remembered in Song

Local Boys Remembered in Song

The tragic deaths of Dylan Lacey and Daniel Lynch in August of last year sent shockwaves through the Ringsend-Irishtown community. The two local lads lost their lives in a car crash on North Wall Quay, leaving family and friends devastated. […]

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Sandymount Gospel Choir

Sandymount Gospel Choir

Looking for something to do on those cold winter nights? Why not join a choir? Sandymount Gospel Choir is singing out loud for new members. They are a non-professional group, comprised of tenors, basses, altos and sopranos. An ability to […]

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St. Andrew’s Student Exchange

St. Andrew’s Student Exchange

St. Andrew’s Resource Centre has kick-started their annual student exchange programme. This year, the programme will see students from Malta and Finland travel to Dublin for a week at the end of this month, to partake in the festivities of […]

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The Story of John Cecil Driver

The Story of John Cecil Driver

The next time you are in Ringsend, stop and have a look at the barber’s shop that faces the front doors of St Patrick’s Church. It used to be Cecil’s barber shop and I am sure it will bring back […]

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The Capitol Tower, Nature Boy and the Hollywood Sign

The Capitol Tower, Nature Boy and the Hollywood Sign

In the mid 1950s, after Nat King Cole opened our shop – Tara Records in Tara Street – we went to see Nat at the Theatre Royal, now long demolished. Michael Tyrell invited Nat and his trio to drinks in […]

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The King of Cambridge

The King of Cambridge

It is often said that when God closes a door, He opens a window. Rarely do instances of supposed failure evolve into stories of heroic success, but that is certainly true of the case of Irishtown resident Alan ‘King of […]

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Valentine’s Days

Valentine’s Days

In a World Cup year, conversation will often turn to the question of who were the greatest footballers ever to have played for Ireland. Debate can be fierce, and everyone will have their own choice of those who should or […]

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Heritage Week 2014

Heritage Week 2014

The high summer weeks always see a generous bounty of events across the country. As well as the peak of festival season, we have Heritage Week, when museums and cultural institutions across the city open their doors with free events […]

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