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Cancer Trials Ireland: New Cancer Treatments

Cancer Trials Ireland: New Cancer Treatments

Geneva Pattison Cancer Trials Ireland are looking for participants to take part in their virtual Cancer Retreat day on May 21st. The event, which is aimed at the cancer research community, also falls on the same day as international Clinical […]

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Stigma Doesn’t Play, I Do

Shelbourne Football Club (FC) and St Patrick’s Mental Health Services are delighted to announce a multi-faceted partnership aiming to reframe mental health stigma and promote mental wellbeing in the community. Shelbourne FC is committed to embedding mental health promotion as […]

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Golden Fleece Award 2021

Michael Greene “It has always been my wish that those with talent be encouraged to develop their talents, particularly in Ireland” Lillias Mitchell (1915-2000) Founder of the Golden Fleece Award. All her life Lillias Mitchell displayed energetic enthusiasm for the […]

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Oscar Contenders in a year without Cinema

David Prendeville The 93rd Academy Awards Ceremony will take place in the early hours of Monday the 26th of April. It will likely be the strangest ceremony in its long history, given that there will be no in-person attendance. It […]

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FRANK THOMPSON Part One

Gavan Bergin Frank Thompson was born in Ballynahinch, County Down on October 2nd 1885 and grew up to be brilliant at football. By the time he was nineteen he was playing at the top level of the game in Ireland. […]

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Public Participation Network news for May

Public Participation Network news for May

Geneva Pattison The Public Participation Network, is an official link between local authorities and community groups, to keep everyone updated on changes on a local level. The PPN also serves as an opportunity for volunteers, community groups and others to […]

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The Editor’s Corner

We all breathed a sigh of relief this year when April arrived. At last the first shoots of recovery and a return to living outside a straitjacket appeared on the horizon. However, the road map out is still hazy. We […]

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DUBLIN SAMARITANS: PANDEMIC PUTS PRESSURE ON VOLUNTEERS

Dublin Samaritans’ Volunteers double their hours to cope with pandemic pressure EVERY six minutes someone in distress phones Dublin Samaritans*. The ‘listening’ service provides a lifeline to thousands of people in Ireland each year who are troubled, in distress, struggling to cope, […]

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The Forty Foot on Film

The Forty Foot, a screenplay and film project written by two MetFilm School Berlin graduates; Caolan Flood, and Brian Hose was selected for the 2021 international Junior Entertainment Talent Slate (JETS) Initiative. Only 27 potential film projects were selected. The […]

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Popular swimming pool to possibly get a Reprieve

Michael Greene Closed last year due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the current status of Marian College Swimming Pool is that it is to remain closed for the foreseeable future. Earlier this year the Swimming Pool’s Board of Management released […]

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