Archive for the Local News Category

Covanta’s day in court

Covanta’s day in court

By Paul Carton   A Dublin District Court Judge has fined the incinerator operators Covanta, €1,000 for being in breach of their licence with the EPA. Covanta, who are in a public-private partnership with DCC, known as the Dublin Waste to […]

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The Hanging Gardens of Ballsbridge

The Hanging Gardens of Ballsbridge

By Alexander Kearney We are fortunate in having in this country an efficient, stable, comprehensive banking and financial system of the highest integrity and probity.” Even after nearly forty years, the nasal quality and slightly bored tone of the recorded […]

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A special supermoon

A special supermoon

By Kathrin Kobus The new year began with a full moon, and the first month ended with a full moon as well. If there are two full moons in one calendar month, the second is called a ‘blue moon’. What […]

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Donnybrook Scouts celebrating 90th ‘birthday’ with three-day camp in Herbert Park

Donnybrook Scouts celebrating 90th ‘birthday’ with three-day camp in Herbert Park

The Donnybrook scouting group celebrated their 90th birthday with a group camp in Herbert park during the second week of September. It was the first time anyone had been given permission to camp overnight in the park. All sections of […]

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Battle for the bike lane

Battle for the bike lane
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Piano passion at Pearse Street

Perhaps the most iconic of Billy Joel’s songs is the stunning Piano Man. It is set in a lonely, beer-filled, smoky New York bar. It plays to many people’s sense of isolation and of unimportance. It teaches us that music […]

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Big bang at Anglesea Bridge

Big bang at Anglesea Bridge

An unexploded hand grenade thought to be from the time of the War of Independence was discovered under the Anglesea Bridge in the Ballsbridge area on August 28th. Gardai were immediately alerted and submitted a request to the Irish Defence […]

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JUST-PROPERTY proud sponsors of St Patricks Rowing Club

JUST-PROPERTY proud sponsors of St Patricks Rowing Club

Justin Coughlan Managing Director Just-Property, The Docklands, is Proud to announce a new main sponsorship of St Patricks Rowing Club. We have a long standing tradition in the Docklands community since our company commenced trading in Ringsend in 2000. With […]

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Portal of discovery

Portal of discovery

Time… Fortune… Life. These integral layers of existence and place, intrinsically bound to one another are possibly nowhere more evident and sedimented than at Dublin Port. Of course the port merges with the whole of Dublin bay or perhaps the […]

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Active in the Afternoon

Active in the Afternoon

At the back of the CYWMS in Ringsend, is a room perfectly sized for the sport, where the Ringsend Active Retirement (RAR) Indoor Short Mat bowling team practice. It is here that on Wednesdays,Thursdays and Fridays, the squad, who are […]

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