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Preview of Films to see this Autumn

David Prendeville As we slowly trudge our way, hopefully, to the other side of the pandemic, cinemas are slowly starting to fill with new films once more. While it’s still mostly holdovers of smaller films that are making up the […]

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Plaque unveiled in honour of Margaret Keogh Cumann na mBan killed during War of Independence

A plaque commemorating a member of Cumann na mBan who was shot dead during the War of Independence has been unveiled in the Ringsend area of Dublin. Margaret Keogh was 19 when she was shot at her home in Stella […]

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Round Room 200 Exhibition At The Mansion House

Dermot Carmody The Round Room 200 exhibition in the Round Room at the Mansion House was opened on July 19th by the newly elected Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland, recently retired city archivist and historian Dr. Mary Clark and […]

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Meet Dublin Bay South, and Ireland’s Newest TD – Ivana Bacik

Eoin Meegan Intro: Ireland’s latest Dáil Deputy, Ivana Bacik has long been committed to social justice and change. Since 1996 she has held the Reid Chair of Criminal Law at Trinity College, Dublin, a position previously held by both Mary […]

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Victory for Local Residents after High Court decision on Strand Road Cycle Path Trial

STC (Serpentine Ave, Tritonville and Claremont Road) residents group in Sandymount has welcomed the High Court decision preventing Dublin City Council from proceeding with the Strand Road Trial Cycle Route Scheme as planned and the closure of the north-bound traffic […]

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Continuing our NewsFour New Fiction “The Choir That Never Was”

by William Jenkins It was in the 1950’s, and I was working at McBirney’s on Aston Quay when a new movement swept the land. It was The Industrial Rosary Crusade, fostering the daily recitation of the Rosary in hundreds of […]

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Ringsend Water Testing – Blue Flag or Poo Flag?

Peter McNamara Since time immemorial, men, women and children have been plunging with delight into Neptune’s frothy domain. Sea swimming has always been popular, but in the last year with the advent of Covid, this wholesome activity has gone – […]

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Dublin City Council South East Area Community Development Update – July 2021

Ronan O’Donnell The past 18 months has been a challenging time for us all in so many ways. However in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been truly inspiring to see the level of volunteerism and care offered in […]

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THOMAS ‘BUD’ AHERNE Part One

Gavan Bergin “The star player of those days was wing maestro Stanley Matthews. Bud kept him quiet every time they met.” (Hatters Heritage Website) Thomas ‘Bud’ Aherne was born in Limerick on January 26th 1919. He grew up in the […]

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St. Patrick’s Church weekly draw 6th September 2021

St. Patrick’s Church weekly draw 6th September 2021
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