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The Majesty of Ice: BEACONS – new photographic exhibition by Daragh Muldowney

David Prendeville BEACONS, a new exhibition by Photographer Daragh Muldowney, celebrates the beauty of ice and the small pine trees found along the vast ice roads of Lake Baikal. Muldowney has been travelling to Lake Baikal, Siberia, the largest freshwater […]

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DCC Notes for March / April 2021

Compiled by Dermot Carmody Citywide Introduction of 30 kph Speed Limit Councillors on the South East Area Committee (SEAC) meeting by Zoom on March 8th were given a presentation on the proposed citywide rollout of a default speed limit of […]

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April May edition available online now

April May edition available online now

Apr-May 2021 Press Copy by dara o riordain

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Mary Lavin: First female Irish writer to have a public area named after her

Mary Lavin: First female Irish writer to have a public area named after her

Geneva Pattison For the first time in Irish history, a public area will be named after a female Irish writer. The writer in question is the pioneer of women’s writing, Mary Lavin. The new Mary Lavin Place will consist of […]

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Ship to shore: Dublin Port wants your opinion!

Ship to shore: Dublin Port wants your opinion!

A recent press release from the Dublin Port Company has revealed that Dublin Port will likely reach its throughput capacity sometime around 2030-2040.

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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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The Outlook for Cinemas in 2021

David Prendeville The landscape for cinema exhibition remains very uncertain in the early months of 2021. I have covered in this paper the impact Covid-19 has had on film productions and exhibitors. Despite the hope of vaccines on the horizon, […]

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Remote Working: Is this the way of the future?

Peter McNamara Remote working is not new. Since personal computing and the internet came into its own in the late 1990s, people have been clocking-in from home. Up to this point, however, it has been a fringe phenomenon – an […]

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A History of Vaccines – from Cowpox to Covid

Peter McNamara It’s no secret that vaccinations have revolutionised global health. Arguably the single most life-saving innovation in the history of medicine, vaccines have eradicated smallpox, slashed child mortality rates, and prevented lifelong disabilities. Possibly lesser known, however, are the […]

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New in 2021 – NewsFour New Fiction:‘For the price of a sausage…’

Brid Fitzpatrick Early Morning and Mr. Thompson was busy as usual preparing for the day’s business in his butcher’s shop. Already the various meats were hung up behind him or displayed on the shelves before him. He was very proud […]

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