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Looking After Your Brain: Headway Interview for Brain Awareness Week 2021

Geneva Pattison National Brain Awareness Week took place from March 15th to 21st this year. To mark the important date, NewsFour got in touch with Headway, a charity that offers help and rehabilitation to people who have suffered an acquired […]

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US Embassy Relocation: The Past and Future of an Icon

Peter McNamara Plans by the US embassy to move into the former Jury’s Hotel site in Ballsbridge have been backed by local city councillors. The embassy, currently headed by deputy chief of mission, Alexandra McKnight, is located where Elgin Road […]

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Keeping The Light Burning Darkness into Light 2021

ELECTRIC IRELAND IS PROUD TO SUPPORT PIETA AND DARKNESS INTO LIGHT FOR A NINTH YEAR AS AMBASSADORS SHARE LETTERS OF HOPE    Electric Ireland and Pieta urge people to sign up at darknessintolight.ie and take part in a special Darkness Into Light Sunrise on May 8th. This year, participants […]

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Proposed Docklands Water Rafting Facility in Choppy Waters

Peter McNamara The proposed white-water rafting facility in Dublin’s docklands has had to wade against much public acrimony since the project was first mooted in 2019. Now, faced with another funding set-back, the tide may be turning even further against […]

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Walk in My Shoes: the ‘Frame of Mind’ short-film competition for St Pat’s Mental Health announced

David Prendeville Walk in My Shoes, the flagship awareness-raising campaign of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, recently announced the winners of its annual ‘Frame of Mind’ short-film competition. Now in its seventh year, ‘Frame of Mind’ asks amateur film makers […]

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Cancer Trials Ireland: New Cancer Treatments

Cancer Trials Ireland: New Cancer Treatments

Geneva Pattison Cancer Trials Ireland are looking for participants to take part in their virtual Cancer Retreat day on May 21st. The event, which is aimed at the cancer research community, also falls on the same day as international Clinical […]

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Stigma Doesn’t Play, I Do

Shelbourne Football Club (FC) and St Patrick’s Mental Health Services are delighted to announce a multi-faceted partnership aiming to reframe mental health stigma and promote mental wellbeing in the community. Shelbourne FC is committed to embedding mental health promotion as […]

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Golden Fleece Award 2021

Michael Greene “It has always been my wish that those with talent be encouraged to develop their talents, particularly in Ireland” Lillias Mitchell (1915-2000) Founder of the Golden Fleece Award. All her life Lillias Mitchell displayed energetic enthusiasm for the […]

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Oscar Contenders in a year without Cinema

David Prendeville The 93rd Academy Awards Ceremony will take place in the early hours of Monday the 26th of April. It will likely be the strangest ceremony in its long history, given that there will be no in-person attendance. It […]

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FRANK THOMPSON Part One

Gavan Bergin Frank Thompson was born in Ballynahinch, County Down on October 2nd 1885 and grew up to be brilliant at football. By the time he was nineteen he was playing at the top level of the game in Ireland. […]

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