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Donnybrook Writer brings DRACULA back to Life: New Dracula Play by Brendan Ellis at Sandford Church

Dermot Carmody Just after Halloween, on November 5th, Donnybrook writer and actor Brendan Ellis brings his dramatic adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula to life. Fear not the unwanted, doom-laden dental attentions of the count however, for the production will come […]

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The Editor’s Corner

Undoubtedly the most pressing social issue facing us here in Ireland in the 21st century is housing. It is simply unacceptable that house prices are beyond the reach of even moderately affluent people, and that rents are allowed to escalate […]

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Scream While You Stream Our top 6 film picks for the Halloween season

B.J. Quin Netflix Candyman 1992 Intrigued by local legends, Helen investigates the myths and superstitions surrounding the one-armed Candyman. However, she confronts her worst nightmare when a series of murders start taking place.  In recent months you may have heard […]

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Railway Union Rugby starts Inclusion Tag Rugby Program

Railway Union RFC recently ran a series of ‘Inclusion Tag Taster’ sessions during the last three Sundays of September.  These were for children under the age of 15 with additional support needs. There was a lot of support from volunteers and […]

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Review of September World Cup Qualifiers, Preview of October

David Prendeville There was a clear sense of déjà vu for Stephen Kenny and his Irish team, after the latest international break in September. The team performed admirably and only narrowly lost in a tough away game (this time Portugal, […]

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Play Preview: ‘Stronger’ by Geoff Power

David Prendeville A much-anticipated new play is running until October 9th at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin. Multi-award-winning theatre company Gúna Nua are overseeing the world premiere run of Stronger, a new drama inspired by true events. The play […]

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Pride Unprejudiced

B.J. Quinn Queer Mind, Body and Soul at The National Gallery of Ireland July 30th saw the opening of Queer Mind, Body and Soul, a free exhibition taking place at Dublin’s National Gallery until October 17.  Created by Gaisce – […]

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Letters to the editor: Fighting Blindness

Newsfour received the following letter from Kevin Whelan the CEO of the charity Fighting Blindness. It relates to the forthcoming Retina 2021 public engagement day and how best the public can show their support for the charity. Visit the website, www.fightingblindness.ie to find out more.

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October November Issue Available Now

October November Issue Available Now

Oct-Nov 2021 PressCopy by dara o riordain on Scribd

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Is Merchant’s Arch to be demolished?

This week the news emerged about the shocking decision to demolish the iconic Merchant’s Arch area in Temple Bar and building a new hotel in it’s place.

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