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Local boy meets a hero!

Local boy meets a hero!

Eight year old Oisin Corrigan wrote to the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, one year ago to tell him that his ambition (when he grows up) is to be the President of Ireland and his best friend, Dan Moran, […]

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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

The Dublin City Council South East Area committee held meetings in June and July. Councillor Mannix Flynn requested that something be done about the rat infestation along the Dodder, specifically at the Milltown Car-Park Bring Centre. The manager replied that […]

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Shellybanks school mark end of year

Shellybanks’ Educate Together National School held their end of year assembly on the morning of June 23rd outside the main entrance to the school. This growing school is based in Sandymount and is currently located near the RDS grounds, though […]

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Former Principal given fond farewell

Robin Booth, now the former Principal of St. Patrick’s Boys National School, was honoured at the last school assembly before the summer break for his lengthy service to the community and school. The parent’s association and pupils presented him with […]

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Deputy Dawgs

Deputy Dawgs

On the front line safeguarding this nation’s fiscal, social and economic welfare at Dublin Port is a team of canines and handlers who work as a team hired to detect the illicit importation of drugs, cash and tobacco. The detector-dog […]

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Doyle Brothers butchers closes after 79 years

Doyle Brothers butchers  closes after 79 years

Doyle Butchers of Pearse Street recently held a reception to say goodbye to longstanding customers. Tea and coffee and sandwiches were served as locals reminisced about the role the butchers has played in all their lives. Generations of family have […]

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Merrion Gates: Alternative plan suggested for new junction

Merrion Gates: Alternative plan suggested for new junction

The junction linking Strand Road to Merrion Road and crossing the Dart line in Sandymount is a nuisance at best and a hazard at worst. Widely known as Merrion Gates, it has been associated with a number of incidents and […]

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Large turnout at anti-Trump protest

Large turnout at anti-Trump protest

Up to 1,000 people gathered outside the United States Embassy in Ballsbridge, on February 2nd, to protest about President Trump’s executive order of a 90-day ban on people from seven Muslim countries entering the U.S. The order created confusion on […]

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Business boom in Beggar’s Bush

Business boom in Beggar’s Bush

The Beggar’s Bush D4 Business Group, a collective of twenty local businesses, has been nominated for the Local Authority Members Awards (LAMA) for the second year in a row. The awards highlight and recognise community and councils working together, bringing […]

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South East Area Community Development News • Winter / Spring 2017

South East Area Community Development News • Winter / Spring 2017

Sandymount Tidy Towns Community Association (STTCA) in association with Dublin City Council South East Community Development celebrated the 33rd annual Wren Boys Day on St. Stephen’s day 26th December in Sandymount. The sun shone brightly on this crisp, cold day […]

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