Archive for the Local Category

DCC Notes for June / July 2021

Compiled by David Prendeville June Councillor Dermot Lacey put forward a motion, agreed, that requests a working group be established to review future use of the former School of Music building now vacated by the CDETB which could include cultural […]

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Local Poetry: Post Lockdown, by Áine Ní Chaoimh

Local Poetry: Post Lockdown, by Áine Ní Chaoimh

Geneva Pattison Post Lockdown What did you do in Lockdown ?Why are you asking meI don’t know what day it is.Are you from RTE ? No l am not learning a new languageNor reading the latest booksKeeping body and soul […]

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Magpie Murders production filming in Donnybrook!

Magpie Murders production filming in Donnybrook!

Geneva Pattison. The book, Magpie Murders by international bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, is being adapted for television as we speak and where better to film a detective mystery story than Donnybrook’s very own Belmont Avenue? The 2021 Dublin City Council […]

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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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