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50 Shades of Gay

50 Shades of Gay

Bret Easton Ellis started a storm in a queercup recently when he stated that openly gay actor Mat Bomer couldn’t play the lead in the planned movie adaptation of ‘50 Shades of Grey’. The American Psycho scribe, stated on twitter; […]

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Self Defence, Tiger Style

Self Defence, Tiger Style

Every parent would like to think that as they raise their children they impart enough knowledge and know how to allow them a relatively safe passage through life. But we all know that no matter how hard we try, we […]

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Ireland and Drinking

Ireland and Drinking

A new report by the Men’s Health Forum calls for a reduction in alcohol consumption and more stringent legislation concerning alcoholic policy in Ireland. ‘A Report on the All-Ireland Young Men and Suicide Project’ focuses on effective mental health work […]

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Get on your bike for the Cycle against Suicide

Get on your bike for the Cycle against Suicide

Ireland finished fourth in a Europe wide poll looking at the highest rate of suicide in young people. 500 people, across the age spectrum, took their own lives in 2011. But what can we do about it? According to Irish […]

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Suicide in Ireland is now at an all-time high and with organizations such as The Samaritans recording a higher number of calls and texts from people around Ireland it is clear that the current economic climate has had a negative […]

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Beat the Blues and Turn2me

Beat the Blues and Turn2me

With more lives still being lost to suicide than are lost on our roads, not enough focus or attention is given to positive and active solutions to mental health. Depression affects one in ten people in Ireland at any one […]

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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

Publicity Club Collections The Lord Mayor Naoise Ó Muirí, accepted collections from The Publicity Club of Ireland which were donated to Dublin City Library and Archive. The collections contain a number of interesting items from the club, which was a […]

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Sally and the Way She Might Look at You

Sally and the Way She Might Look at You

Thirty years ago, were you to walk down Thorncastle Street or perhaps wander up Bridge Street, there would be a woman, standing in the corner, staring at you. She’s trying to remember what newspaper you read. For she is Sally […]

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D4 hit by ATM Scam

D4 hit by ATM Scam

According to the Irish Payment Services Organisation (IPSO), cases of ATM fraud were down 59% in 2012 compared to the previous year. Last year, 212 incidents were reported, compared to over 500 in 2011. Despite this positive news, some areas […]

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Local Defence Forces in Ringsend Park

Local Defence Forces in Ringsend Park

A lovely lady called Mrs. Smullen gave me this picture of the Local Defence Force Irishtown Sub Dist 1943 4 Sect. From the picture she could only identify her father Thomas Smullen (bottom left) and John Clarke from Clarke and […]

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