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Old Wesley Beat Malone 16-11 in All Ireland League

Ken Brown On a bright and breezy November afternoon in Energia Park, Donnybrook, Old Wesley scored their fifth consecutive victory in this year’s All Ireland League Div. 1B with a narrow and hard fought 16-11 over visitors from Belfast, Malone, […]

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Meet Rama – the therapy dog

Eoin Meegan This beautiful 5-year-old Goldendoodle (a golden retriever and poodle cross) is a friend to all who need him. So intelligent and kind he likes nothing more than to share love with those around him. Trained by his owner […]

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Painting & Memory Jack B. Yeats celebrated at The National Gallery of Ireland

B.J. Quinn “No one creates. The artist assembles memories.” – Jack B. Yeats Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of Ireland’s most important artists, The National Gallery of Ireland is hosting an exhibition exploring the role […]

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Lights. Camera. Social Action! Walk in My Shoes launches mental health short-film competition with €1,000 cash prize

B.J. Quinn Walk in My Shoes, the flagship awareness-raising campaign of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, is calling on students and budding filmmakers across Ireland to submit short films or TikTok videos that promote a positive mental health message, tackle […]

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A Look Back at the Year in Film

David Prendeville Another tumultuous year for cinema draws to a close. As we headed into the latter months of 2021 the outlook for cinemas and the film industry in general has been boosted somewhat. Hits such as the much delayed […]

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Feeling Festive in the Christmas (F)air…

Louise Whelan If you can imagine Christmas spirit as a wonderland, well you’d be spot on because that is exactly what the Christmas Fair in Irishtown Stadium was designed to look like, with an amazing, classic embodiment of an enchanting […]

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The Ultimate Nostalgic Irish Christmas Recipe ‘Book’ Launches on ToBeIrish.ie – Connecting Diaspora Around The World

Of all the things that make us nostalgic for home, food – particularly at Christmas – has the power to transport us to a time and place we love or miss. The smell of roast turkey, stuffing or mince pies […]

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Archipelago A Reader: A Unique Literary Journey around the British and Irish Isles

This collection drawn from the pages of Archipelago, a literary periodical which ran to 12 editions between 2007 and 2019, gathers poetry, prose and visual art in clusters grouped around the Irish and British archipelago, with contributions from an array […]

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The Three Good Fridays: Memories of an Irish Octogenarian

Eoin Meegan In this book Octogenarian Bill Morrison reminisces over his long and colourful life, first growing up in Blackrock, then as a citizen of the world, and now as a resident of Ballsbridge (he claims the book came about […]

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A Holly Jolly Netflix Our top 6 film picks for the Christmas season

B.J. Quinn It’s that time of year again! A time for love and cheer, for family and friends. But, most importantly, Christmas is a time where we get the opportunity to sit down, watch a heap of films and scoff […]

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