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Danspire: Everybody Dance Now . . .

Danspire: Everybody Dance Now . . .

If those New Year’s resolutions of getting fit have fallen by the wayside by now (they definitely have! – Ed), and you feel a bit deflated, it is never too late to start looking after yourself and getting back on the exercise horse. Shauna Tilley and Danielle Doolin from Danspire are here to get you back on track with three adult dance

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No Chick-lit but work of Substance

No Chick-lit but work of Substance

I always know if I’m going to enjoy a book from the first few lines so when I started reading this in the Newsfour office, I couldn’t put it down. I was hooked. The story begins with four friends, Vivienne, Helen, Clara and Miriam who had all met five years previous at a Human Resource management course,

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How to Not Get Rich Quickly

How to Not Get Rich Quickly

This novel written by Patick Osborne is considered a ‘dark comedy’ in which we see a very diverse cast of characters trying to make a living. The story is set in Dublin and has characters everyone has encountered at least once in their lifetime. Forty-four year old Patrick Bridges has not had it easy.

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Comfort in Words

Comfort in Words

There have been many times in my life where I needed to make an important decision or I was worried or stressed about situations I was going through at the time, and at those times I would have a default mode and without even realising it, I would find myself standing in a book shop. I wanted to put a collection of book

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DIFF 2024

DIFF 2024

I’ve made it! 10 days of new films, industry events and engaging masterclasses have whizzed by, leaving me a dried up husk once inhabited by a cinemagoer. This year’s Dublin International Film Festival was very strong. The programme alone, populated with hot festival circuit favourites like Evil Does Not Exist and Close Your Eyes,

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Cillian Strikes Gold at the Oscars

Cillian Strikes Gold at the Oscars

He did it! Ireland’s own Cillian Murphy claimed an Academy Award last month, triumphing for his excellent portrayal of the enigmatic J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster biopic, Oppenheimer. This momentous win marked a historic milestone, making Murphy the first Irish actor to ever win an Oscar

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Google Community News Update

Google Community News Update

March 2024: Google opened a dedicated accessibility space where Google engineers, researchers and wider product teams will focus on driving new innovation in accessible technology to help to remove some of the barriers that people with disabilities face everyday.

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Q & A with Elaine Corcoran

Q & A with Elaine Corcoran

Elaine Corcoran is a Solicitor working in Ringsend, she is mum of two boys and lives locally. She is here to answer readers’ questions and to give some guidance on current legal trends / developments. Elaine can be contacted

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Science Blast

Science Blast

Pictured at the ESB Science Blast which took place in March at the RDS are Pupils from John Scottus NS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, whose project investigated the science behind the question ‘How do different animals see the world?’, and pupils from Ranelagh MDS, pictured with Ivana Bacik TD. Their project investigated

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‘Spirit of Place’ Art Exhibition and Sale

‘Spirit of Place’ Art Exhibition and Sale

Ireland’s foremost Modern Impressionist – Gerard Byrne – will showcase a significant collection of fifty plein air artworks in a unique exhibition that celebrates 150 years since the First Impressionism Exhibition in Paris, 15 April – 15 May, 1874. Byrne’s new publication ‘Spirit of Place’ featuring all exhibited works will launch

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