Archive for the Local Category

Garda Youth Awards 2021: Get Nominating for D4.

Garda Youth Awards 2021: Get Nominating for D4.

Geneva Pattison Nominations for the 2021 Garda Youth Awards will close on January 29th. Now is the time to nominate young people in the locality who have demonstrated any outstanding acts of bravery, service or ingenuity from within the sphere […]

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Activists fight York Road tower

Peter McNamara Ringsend community activists are working to prevent a tower development proposal on York Road from being more than doubled in height. Melville Properties have submitted a proposal to Dublin City Council to extend permission that was previously granted […]

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City to Port: New cycleway and Port Museum plan.

City to Port: New cycleway and Port Museum plan.

New cycleway and Port Museum, development commencing 2021.

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Knowledge STEMs from curiosity: Science Week’s 25th anniversary

Knowledge STEMs from curiosity: Science Week’s 25th anniversary

Geneva Pattison Now, perhaps more than ever, we are living, breathing and celebrating science in all its various forms. This year has seen the world looking to scientists for guidance, advice and hope for a better future. November 8th to […]

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Interview with local actor Jack Murphy

By David Prendeville Irishtown actor Jack Murphy is fresh off the shoot of a new short film, Cost You Nothing, when I caught up with him to have a chat about his career. Jack has been acting since he was […]

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The Podcast Studios opens on Pearse Street

By Peter McNamara Do you have an interesting personal story to share? Is there a certain topic you’re bursting to tell the world about? Have you ever had an insightful chat with someone, about everything under the sun, and wished […]

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Dublin Port Diaries

‘Dublin Port Diaries’, a collection of Dockland stories and a collaboration between Port Perspectives and Fighting Words, was launched at the end of 2019 at the Port Centre with renowned Dublin author Roddy Doyle in attendance. The book is a […]

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Meningitis B vaccination available in Ringsend

By Eoin Meegan Irishtown and Ringsend Primary Care Centre was the venue in January for the launch of the Men B vaccine catch-up programme for the area. The launch was the brainchild of Dr Tony O’Sullivan and his wife Caitriona, […]

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Dancing with the local stars

By Eoin Meegan Some time ago NewsFour visited Fitsteps, a new dance and fitness programme set up by Shauna Tilley that was starting to create waves. Recently, on a catch-up visit I was delighted to find that Shauna and the […]

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The story of John Hearn

By Peter McNamara For over 70 years, a question mark hung over the fate of local lad John Hearn. In 1939, he went off to join the merchant navy during the Second World War, aged 19. From that date, up […]

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