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From the creators of Normal People – Conversations with Friends to hit our screens

David Prendeville Following the outstanding success of Normal People, Dublin 4 based production company, Element Pictures, recently announced the casting for the BBC and Hulu TV adaptation, in association with RTÉ, of Sally Rooney’s debut literary sensation, ‘Conversations with Friends’. […]

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Swimming in filth: How bad is it out there?

Swimming in filth: How bad is it out there?

On foot of recent reports of the quality of sea water making some swimmers ill, the Environmental Protection Agency has released the Bathing Water in Ireland report.

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STAYING HOME IS THE NEW GOING AWAY

A STAYCATION is likely to be the holiday of choice for many this summer and in the foreseeable future. to help you avoid painful pitfalls the Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has put together the following guidelines on what […]

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Continuing our New NewsFour Fiction: “Holiday Thrills”

Welcome back, Mommy and Daddy, we are so excited to tell you about Uncle Mick that we cannot meow.  We have to write instead.  Apparently, you told Aunty Nicola that he is a big doggie fan and does not like […]

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Great Initiative by Young Irish Woman to Promote Irish Products Online

During the pandemic, consumers started to show real concern and urge to support Irish businesses. However, although the intention is there, consumers still struggle to source Irish products online, especially when there is the temptation to use the convenient platform […]

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Book Review: A Ghost in the Throat

Geneva Pattison Winner of the 2020 An Post Book Awards’ Irish Book of the Year category, A Ghost in the Throat is a truly unique and delicately woven piece of prose. Doireann Ní Ghríofa’s book invites the reader to discover […]

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Looking After Your Brain: Headway Interview for Brain Awareness Week 2021

Geneva Pattison National Brain Awareness Week took place from March 15th to 21st this year. To mark the important date, NewsFour got in touch with Headway, a charity that offers help and rehabilitation to people who have suffered an acquired […]

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US Embassy Relocation: The Past and Future of an Icon

Peter McNamara Plans by the US embassy to move into the former Jury’s Hotel site in Ballsbridge have been backed by local city councillors. The embassy, currently headed by deputy chief of mission, Alexandra McKnight, is located where Elgin Road […]

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Keeping The Light Burning Darkness into Light 2021

ELECTRIC IRELAND IS PROUD TO SUPPORT PIETA AND DARKNESS INTO LIGHT FOR A NINTH YEAR AS AMBASSADORS SHARE LETTERS OF HOPE    Electric Ireland and Pieta urge people to sign up at darknessintolight.ie and take part in a special Darkness Into Light Sunrise on May 8th. This year, participants […]

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Proposed Docklands Water Rafting Facility in Choppy Waters

Peter McNamara The proposed white-water rafting facility in Dublin’s docklands has had to wade against much public acrimony since the project was first mooted in 2019. Now, faced with another funding set-back, the tide may be turning even further against […]

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