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Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter

When we think of hypnosis, we often picture the cliché of stage acts with overgrown moustaches telling random audience members to “look into my eyes, look into my eyes”. Hypnotherapy, however, is an increasingly respected form of healing. You’ve probably […]

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Out For Coffee with… Bryan Dobson

Out For Coffee with… Bryan Dobson

Bryan Dobson, a journalist and presenter of RTÉ’s Six One News, met me for a coffee at Browne’s Coffee Shop in Sandymount. “I wasn’t born in Sandymount, but I was brought up here,” he said. In fact he was brought […]

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Bridging Communities in the Grand Canal Basin

Bridging Communities in the Grand Canal Basin

In the last issue of NewsFour we looked at 90s rave culture in Dublin 4’s former textile factory Columbia Mills. In this issue we speak with those behind Mabos, a DIY space located on Hanover Quay in a former Raleigh […]

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Working Together on Policing

Working Together on Policing

Limited resources and cuts have made local communities across Dublin 4 work closer together in an effort to significantly reduce crime. “Our job is to create awareness and ask the Guards to work with us,” said Carol Finlay, a Community […]

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Car Parking Chaos

Car Parking Chaos

Where to park your car has got to be up there with what people jokingly refer to as “first world problems”. But it’s clear that this issue speaks to more than just the irritations of those of us privileged enough […]

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Anyone for Scrabble?

Anyone for Scrabble?

Want to join Madonna, Sting and the Queen in a passion that Janet Street-Porter once described as being more addictive than cocaine, champagne and group sex? Get playing Scrabble. Whether or not you know that there are 124 two-letter words […]

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Ringsend’s Ghoulish Gathering

Ringsend’s Ghoulish Gathering

The annual Ringsend Halloween Festival is set to kick-off from Wednesday October 30th until Friday November 1st. The event, which celebrates Halloween throughout Ringsend and Irishtown, is billing 2013 as one of its best, encompassing the close community spirit the […]

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Frightening Festive Fun

Frightening Festive Fun

Bored of the usual bonfire on the green and constant trick or treaters knocking down your door? Or are you simply looking for an extreme-scream mid-term break for the kids? We have searched the length and breadth of the country […]

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Mount Merrion Friendship Club

Mount Merrion Friendship Club

Up The Rise in Mount Merrion, tucked behind the church, is the meeting place for the Merrion Friendship Club. It is a social day care group, unique in the area, for retired locals who are still lively yet not mobile […]

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How to Stay Secure Online

How to Stay Secure Online

It can’t have escaped anyone’s attention that security has gone from being a capital ‘S’ concern, at a national and international level, to a more personal one. Aside from concerns about surveillance, web-based platforms deal in personal information whether casual […]

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