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Ready, Set, Gogh! Van Gogh: An Immersive Journey comes to Dublin’s RDS

B.J. Quinn Ever wish you could step into a painting? Personally, I’d choose a Rothko and dive into the deep end. And then, after becoming bored with the various shades of red, I’d resurface from one of Hockney’s masterworks, an […]

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“Playing With Fire Cartoon” Saloon’s upcoming animated feature
My Father’s Dragon

B.J. Quinn To mark World Book Day, which took place this past April 23rd, Netflix unveiled a sneak peek at Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon’s upcoming animation, My Father’s Dragon. Based out of Kilkenny and founded in 1999, the five-time […]

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DCC NOTES

Compiled by David Prendeville APRIL Councillors Tara Deacy and Deirdre Conroy put forward the motion that the committee support an urgent investigation regarding the speed and behaviour of traffic on the stretch of the lower Crumlin Road between Sundrive Road […]

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Summer Movies Preview
7 must-see new movies
for the summer season

B.J. Quinn The summer movie season is back! After two pandemic-plagued years filled with setbacks and delays, the movie business is right back on track. And if the box office successes of Spider-Man: No Way Home and – the film […]

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IMMA Outdoors and IMMA Nights coming this Summer

David Prendeville IMMA recently launched IMMA Outdoors 2022, a vibrant artistic programme that turns the museum inside out and activates the 48 acres of the museum’s site at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, through artist commissions, performances, music, talks, workshops, and […]

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Muckross Park House
Site under threat as owners seek re-zoning

Dermot Carmody A site around the historic Muckross Park House in Marlborough Road, Donnybrook, which includes the original house, buildings associated with the old convent and school and surrounding green area would be rezoned if a recent submission to Dublin […]

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The ESB Swimming Club 2022 Gala

Two days of competition 1,835 entries 28 clubs 88 relay teams A record last set with Irish Olympians on the team SMASHED! It was a record breaking May bank holiday weekend at ESB Swim Club’s 71st Annual Swim Gala. Almost […]

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RICC Tea Dance Gets Everyone on their Feet

Ringsend & Irishtown Community Centre hosted an amazing afternoon of live music, dancing and an incredible mouthwatering feast for the CYMS Active Retirement group recently. The room was upbeat with lively chatter, laughter and joy and it was great to […]

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The Editor’s Corner

To the proverbial visitor from Mars it might come as something of a shock as to why we in Ireland cannot establish a health service fit for purpose. Indeed that question has been puzzling many of us who live here […]

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Ringsend and Irishtown, where Hope and History rhyme with our Present

Shay Connolly ‘Steeped in history’ is an old cliche perhaps but in the case of Ringsend and Irishtown we are drowning in it. Multiple centuries of it!! And before some of it submerged into the sea altogether we decided to […]

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