Archive for the Gallery Category

The world at their feet

The world at their feet

Followers of local football in Dublin may already be aware of The Metropolitan Girls League Academy, a training and development academy for promising female players aged 11 and upwards. Founded in 2011 under the auspices of the North Dublin Schoolboys/Girls […]

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The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

On January 16th 1938, the first ever Jazz and Swing concert took place at Carnegie Hall with the Benny Goodman Band and guests. All 3,000 tickets were sold in hours to wealthy New Yorkers. Metronome magazine reported 5,000 Hoi Polloi […]

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Summer Bummer

Summer Bummer

Summer. Who needs it? We are now in the midst of the year’s most overrated season. There is an old joke in Ireland: “I can’t wait for summer in Ireland next year… I hear it’s on a Thursday!” I believe […]

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John’s landmark art

John’s landmark art

There is a new artist in Dublin 4 and his name is John Frazer. John, right, originally from Northern Ireland but who has been a Sandymount resident for the last four years, has recently catered to his creative streak and […]

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Take a peeky at Kiki’s Booteeki

Take a peeky at Kiki’s Booteeki

NewsFour was at the launch of Kiki’s Booteeki’s summer range of vintage clothing at Dublin 4’s newest pop-up shop. The wine flowed as freely as the chatter as Kiki La Femme, pictured left, played host to an array of curious […]

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Local Picture Round Up

Local Picture Round Up

The Spellman Centre are currently giving their backyard a makeover. The renovations will consist of a colourful wall mural, an aviary, relaxing seated area, greenhouse for growing wheatgrass and fresh paintwork. NewsFour dropped in on artist Sueann Moore just as […]

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ENABLE IRELAND SWIMATHON

ENABLE IRELAND SWIMATHON

My name is Christy Keeley and I live with the life long congenital and challenging condition, Cerebral Palsy. One of the pleasures for me and many others living with a disability is taking part in water-based activities such as swimming. […]

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Ongoing Opposition to Poolbeg Incinerator

Ongoing Opposition to Poolbeg Incinerator

Combined Residents Against Incineration (CRAI) remain steadfast in their resolve against the Poolbeg Incinerator that is currently under construction. In a recent meeting they reiterated their opposition and have outlined plans for fundraising to launch a legal challenge. It is […]

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The Coolest Projects Around

The Coolest Projects Around

We’ve covered the Coderdojo phenomenan before in the pages of NewsFour. An educational foundation of volunteer-led workshops that aims to hot-house technical skills in the young, Coderdojo aims to make learning fun, and seems to be succeeding. James Whelton was […]

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A True(ish) Historian

A True(ish) Historian

March this year saw the release of The Trueish History of Ireland, a satirical tour of the nation’s history, published by Mercier. Written in a light, conversational voice, The Trueish History moves breezily across great swathes of time, stopping, as […]

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