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Reg Ryan – The Schemer

Gavan Bergin Reg Ryan was born in Dublin in October 1925. He lived in the Marino area of Dublin until the late 1930s, when he emigrated with his family to England. Reg was very good at sports. He played Gaelic […]

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St. Patrick’s Day 2022 event guide

St. Patrick's Day 2022 event guide

With the first St. Patrick’s Day to take place in two years upon us, where are the best places to celebrate the craic? Read on to see…

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Five Special Trees – Sandymount’s Living Link with Joyce’s Ulysses

Rodney Devitt Probably everybody who lives in Sandymount has walked up Leahy’s Terrace at some point, from Sandymount Road to Beach Road, by the side of Star of the Sea Church. And there, set into the footpath, starting at the […]

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Ulysses at 100

Eoin Meegan This year sees the 100rd anniversary of the publication of Ulysses. Joyce started writing the novel as early as 1914 and in the years that followed the manuscript began circulating around the Paris literary scene, catching the attention […]

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20 Films to see in 2022 What will be on view in the months ahead?

David Prendeville The Souvenir Part 2 Local company Element Pictures has joined forces with BBC Films to bring to life Joanna Hogg’s follow-up to the sumptuous autobiographical original. The film was honoured with being named best film of 2021 (where […]

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Jone$town: Book Review

Geneva Pattison Jone$town is Robert McDermott’s debut novel. The author is the winner of the TESEO 2019 short story competition and the book is published by Riversong Books. The novel explores all measures of truths and half-truths, as told by […]

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The Local Wonder Women @100 club Centenary Celebration

Louise Whelan Imagine being 10 decades on this earth. That’s quite a big milestone. Turning 100 is the benchmark for an elite club of senior citizens and we are so lucky in this area as we have not one, but […]

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ERIC EARLE REMEMBERED

Eric Earle, who has died in Guildford in Surrey at the age of 96, spent much of his early life at the house of his parents at the Merrion end of the Strand Road. As a boy, he was an […]

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Farewell to Phil

STTCA were saddened to learn of the untimely death of Phil Keogan on September 13 last, a dear friend and a STTCA Committee member. Phil brought a wealth of knowledge to STTCA as our Biodiversity Officer over the last number […]

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DUBLIN BAY: A CONJECTURE Our Bay is Beautiful – Let’s keep it that way

By Timo The Bay is the Womb in whose amniotic waters Dublin was conceived and born, from whose dust it rose like the Phoenix. And like that mythical bird from which its Park is named it needs to be reborn […]

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