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Dublin Port Guidelines

Dublin Port Guidelines

There was a great turn out for the launch for the new guidelines for Leisure Craft Launch held at the Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club recently. Jimmy Murray and Ciaran Adamson, in conjuntion with Dublin Port Company, have just published […]

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Dublin Cattle Market 1863 – 1973

Dublin Cattle Market 1863 – 1973

The old Dublin Cattle Market, the biggest in the city and one of the largest on these islands, was situated off the North Circular Road on Prussia Street for 90 years. Cattle ‘marts’ as they are known today had not […]

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The Built Dublin Project

The Built Dublin Project

Dublin 4 has a rich architectural heritage that shows to the eye. A walk from Pearse Street onto Ringsend Road and beyond is like a tour of the city’s past and present all in one, and an eye on the […]

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What to do on the Grand Canal

What to do on the Grand Canal

The construction of the Grand Canal was completed in 1756. Since then local residents have enjoyed this inland waterway. Why not find out what activities you can avail of along our treasured Canal in Dublin 4. The Dublin Rally This […]

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Trees on the Quays

Trees on the Quays

Before the crash, Liam Carroll’s Zoe Developments Group was building a new headquarters for the Anglo Irish Bank on the North Wall Quay. But when Zoe Developments Group went into receivership in 2009, the planned Anglo headquarters sat dormant for […]

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Year’s Round of Funding For Youth Projects Announced

Year's Round of Funding For Youth Projects Announced

Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has announced the release of €500,000 in funds to develop and support new youth projects around the country. Eight new projects – Youth Cafés – will be established as a continuation of […]

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When a Stranger Calls

When a Stranger Calls

I was woken in the early hours of Sunday morning, February 27th, by a brief shrill ring. My eyes were drawn to the flashing light of my mobile phone. Upon checking it I discovered I had just missed a call. […]

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Book Review – Ticking Clock

Book Review - Ticking Clock

The end of February saw the release of a great little book by George Fitzgerald on E books. The Ticking Clock is about a man called Mark, a very handsome and rich character who is prone to having affairs with […]

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Railway Union RFC Tackles Mental Health

Railway Union RFC Tackles Mental Health

Most Friday nights when the lights come on and fans start pouring into the stadium here at the Railway Union Rugby Football Club in Sandymount, John Ryan a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at UCD, Associate Clinical Professor at St Vincent’s […]

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Dublin Press Re-Issues Paradise Alley

Dublin Press Re-Issues Paradise Alley

John D. Sheridan’s classic 1945 novel ‘Paradise Alley’ has been published in a new edition. East Wall based publisher, the Seven Towers Agency has re-issued the classic story of poverty and politics in a Docklands slum in the early 20th […]

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