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State of the Art Clubhouse for CYFC and Crusaders

Louise Whelan On July 2nd past the official opening of St Patrick’s CYFC and the Crusaders Athletic Club’s new extension took place in Irishtown Stadium. This fantastic clubhouse and magnificent facilities will be of huge benefit to the whole of […]

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New hidden disability badge launched for public transport

Geneva Pattison An inclusive initiative has just been revealed this week from the National Transport Authorty. The new hidden disability, “please offer me a seat” badge, has been created for people who may not have visible physical disabilities but stll […]

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Culture Night 2022 Returns

After being corralled online for two years culture night is back on the streets again on Friday, 23rd September with hundreds of museums and cultural venues opening late. Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir is one night for us all to […]

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Giacometti: From Life – A Must-See For Art Lovers

Celebrated as a painter, sculptor and scribbler, Alberto Giacometti is widely regarded as one of the most important and distinctive artists of the 20th century – Don’t believe me? Well, see for yourself. Giacometti: From Life is running at the […]

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Young Irish Stars Secure Big Money Moves

David Prendeville It’s been an encouraging summer transfer window for some of Ireland’s promising young stars. 20-year-old goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu has moved from Manchester City to Southampton, seeking more first team opportunities. While 21-year old centre-half, Nathan Collins, has become […]

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Lorna M. Kelly – November 1924 to June 2022

In the same quiet determined manner that she had lived all of her 98 years Lorna Kelly fought another battle last month. Sadly this was to be her last one and she quietly passed away on the afternoon of 2nd […]

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DCC NOTES: Active Travel Scheme Briefing And Hidden Disability Parking For Sandymount

Dermot Carmody South East Area Committee Gets Briefing On Ambitious Active Travel Programme Councillors at the meeting of the South East Area Committee (SEAC) on July 11th were briefed by the head of the Active Travel Programme Office Andy Walsh […]

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Galway Film Fleadh
Ireland’s biggest Film Festival returns in in-person

B.J. Quinn The Galway Film Fleadh returned this past July for a live, in-person, and in-cinema edition after online and outdoor events during the past two years. From July 5th – 10th, this year festival goers, bouncing between the Town […]

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Rolling Back The Gears: Personal Cycling Tales and Memos

B.J. Quinn Today we are in a boom time for bicycles. Throughout the lockdown, rusty bikes were dusted and sales of new ones skyrocketed. The quieter roads, anxiety over public transport, and a surge in people taking up exercise has […]

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Iconic Poolbeg Towers recreated ahead of Ireland’s first ever LEGO Store opening

The famous Irish landmark has been re-built entirely from LEGO brick to celebrate the upcoming opening of the new LEGO store in Dublin’s Grafton Street on August 18. Ahead of the store opening, the LEGO Group brought a LEGO brick […]

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