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The Gerard Byrne Studio Launches Virtual Tours

David Prendeville The Covid-19 pandemic has forced cultural spaces the world over to adapt how they engage with their audiences. The Gerard Byrne Studio in Ranelagh is no different. Their answer has been to transition to a more online existence. […]

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Keelin Shanley: A Light That Never Goes Out

Eoin Meegan A Light That Never Goes Out is the posthumous autobiography of one of Ireland’s best known and loved broadcasters. Keelin wrote this book in the weeks and months leading up to her death in February, with the final […]

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Taking Stock at Clanna Gael Fontenoy

Felix O’Regan The break in playing activity due to the Covid-19 pandemic has allowed us to stand back and to take stock. This has included a look back to some notable events of the past which have helped to make […]

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DIY Pine Cone Bonsai Tree

Geneva Pattison In chillier months, the desire to leave the warm coziness of the inside becomes less inviting. For gardeners, it can be quite a slow period, where you find yourself cleaning up more leaves rather than growing new exciting […]

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Sandymount New Cycleway: Green Dream or Traffic Nightmare?

Eoin Meegan A new ambitious plan for the southside of Dublin Bay envisages a cycle path going all the way from Sandymount to Sandycove beyond Dún Laoghaire. As part of this plan a new cycleway will run along the Strand […]

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Thirst for Freedom: Alcohol and the Battle for Irish Independence

David Prendeville This is an exhaustively researched and engagingly written chronicle of the role public houses had on Ireland’s fight for independence. It is divided into Fifteen chapters: The Early Revolutions The Easter Rising The Pubs of 1916 The Employees […]

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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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New Grotto on Bremen Avenue

Margaret Dunne The Grotto on Bremen Avenue was recently refurbished and a new Grotto built. A big thank you to local residents Rose Barnes Corrigan and Pauline Walsh who look after the maintenance and upkeep of the Grotto, along with […]

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A Page from My Life

Michelle Walshe A Page from My Life is a collection of 150 stories from different writers (shortlisted from 2,500 entries) that were submitted to the Ray D’Arcy Show on RTÉ Radio 1 in a competition run during lockdown back in […]

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Problematic January Transfer Window

David Prendeville In this most unusual of seasons it’s harder to predict than usual what sort of transfer activity will be taking place in the often turbulent January window. There have already been injury crises aplenty. Both Jurgen Klopp and […]

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