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Senior Citizen Essential Guidebook

Senior Citizen Essential Guidebook

As a result of the current high level of emigration, the age make-up of Ireland is rapidly changing. Young emigrants are leaving behind an increasingly aging population. With Ireland’s elderly having to deal with a multitude of varying issues, it […]

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Grand Canal Dock is Buzzing!

Grand Canal Dock is Buzzing!

A new outdoor adventure activity is about to be introduced into the heart of Dublin 4. Wakedock, a company based in the Grand Canal Dock, have recently launched Ireland’s first cable wakeboard park. Similar to water skiing, instead of being […]

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Coping Kindly With Feral Cats

Coping Kindly With Feral Cats

As this year’s kittening season approaches, animal rights organisations are renewing their on-going campaign to raise awareness about Dublin’s population of feral cats. The seven month period from April through October are the months when the majority of kittens are […]

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RDH Road to Recovery

RDH Road to Recovery

Having a stroke or suffering from any brain impairment rocks people to their core. Royal Donnybrook Hospital is dedicated to helping people at this vulnerable time. Joe Cannon runs the Occupational Therapy unit, “Our aim is to get a patient […]

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Go on the Bridge!

Go on the Bridge!

Bridge United played Donaghmede on the 10th of March on the all weather pitch in Ringsend Park. Donaghmede went ahead in the first few minutes then Bridge United came back to win 2-1 in a hard fought game which put […]

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New President at Railway Union Cricket Club

New President at Railway Union Cricket Club

LOCAL resident Elaine Coburn has been elected president of Railway Union Cricket Club for 2013. She is the first woman president in the 109 years of the Club and with the new season at Park Avenue starting in mid-April, she […]

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“Story bud?”

"Story bud?"

Two men walk into a bar. “Story bud?” says Tom. “Story bud?” says Andy. They’re old classmates from Trinity where they studied Film and English together and have not seen each other since their student days. After college both men […]

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In love with life

In love with life

As the days get longer and the nights shorter, nature unfolds in all its beauty and we are once again in love with life. Surrounded by land that is covered in green, it is leaf again, light again, life again. […]

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Wackadey Wack the Property Tax

Wackadey Wack the Property Tax

Several local residential groups are aligning in opposition to the new local property tax in a effort led by the No to Property Tax Campaign (NPTC) NPTC have held a number of local meetings over the past year opposing the […]

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In the Words of A Mohawk

In the Words of A Mohawk

While working on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in the United States, I was part of a delegation of Native Americans to a Bilingual Education conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Native Americans across the continent were going through a period […]

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