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Inaugural Irish Nautical Trust Marine Skills & Technology Graduates

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe T.D. presented scholarship certificates to the first students to complete the inaugural Irish Nautical Trust Marine Skills & Technology scholarship programme, supported by Google.org at the Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club Ringsend, Dublin 4 on […]

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An Garda Síochána Celebrate 100 Years

Peter McNamara On February 22nd last, Garda personnel across all ranks and grades took part in An Garda Síochána’s centenary ‘A Day in the Life’ online project, to commemorate the first recruits who joined the organisation on that day 100 […]

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IGB Site new Cultural Hub updates

Geneva Pattison Dublin City Council have recently released updated plans for the Cultural Hub section of the Irish Glass Bottle development site. The application is to amend the Cultural Hub “meanwhile uses” section of the Phase 1 Permission, to allow […]

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Sandymount and Merrion Residents Association celebrates its 60th AGM

After a pandemic-imposed hiatus of two years the 60th AGM of the Sandymount and Merrion Residents Association (SAMRA) was held on Monday April 25th in the Sandymount Hotel. Over 100 residents attended the meeting of what is the longest-existing residents […]

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Personal Journey: A Writer’s Retreat to Iceland

I won a writing scholarship to the Iceland Writers Retreat 2020. It was postponed, like so many events during the pandemic, but finally took place this year from April 27th to May 1st. The scholarship included flights, accommodation, a day […]

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Blessing of the Boats – Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club

Louise Whelan The annual blessing of the boats took place in the Poolbeg Yacht and Boat club on Sunday 15th May. Fr Ivan Tonge accompanied by the new parish priest of St Matthews Church in Irishtown, Canon Leonard Ruddock, prayed […]

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O’Reilly’s Pub “100 Not Out”

Congratulations to O’Reilly’s Pub on Seafort Avenue, in Sandymount, who are celebrating their centenary year in June. The O’Reilly family, originally from County Cavan took ownership of the premises in 1922. Thomas O’Reilly bought the pub from Sylvester White who […]

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Hair to Stay? A History of the Mullet

Peter McNamara Have you been witness to a growing menace? A shock of hair that shocks your soul? Over the last year or so, a fringe movement has been resurrecting fashions of old. You might ask yourself, must humanity forever […]

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AsIAm: Dublin Run for Autism to take place August Bank Holiday!

12 July 2022: This August Bank Holiday weekend make sure to sign-up for what will be a brilliant family fun day at Clondalkin’s Corkagh Park, Dublin 22. On Sunday 31st July the ‘AsIAm 5K Run4Autism’ takes place with lots of fun and entertainment on offer! Members of […]

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DCC Funtropolis: Free family fun days for all!

On the 10th of July, Funtropolis will be heading for Merrion Square for a full day of events, sure to be jam packed with family fun.

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