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City’s hidden park is given a new life

Pictured at the reopening of St Audoen’s Park in Dublin 8 are Les Moore, City Parks Superintendent, Liz Halpin, Head of Dublin Region Failte Ireland and the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr Nial Ring.

Pictured at the reopening of St Audoen’s Park in Dublin 8 are Les Moore, City Parks ...

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Northside TDs embroiled in property tax row

Callum Lavery 

A NORTHSIDE TD has hit out at the Government for voting against a bill which aims to give relief to homeowners paying for both Local Property Tax (LPT) and management fees. 

Dublin Fingal TD Darragh O’Brien (FF) spoke out after the Management Fees ...

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Southside athletes join team Ireland at Special Olympics

Team Ireland is led out by Minsiter for Tourism, Transport and Sport Shane Ross, WWE wrestler Finn Balor and Special Olympics Chairman to the Board, Brendan Whelan, during the Special Olympic World Games 2019 Opening Ceremony.

Team Ireland is led out by Minsiter for Tourism, Transport and ...

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Local day care centre reopens

Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe with 101-year-old Bridie Byrne, Paddy Murdiff, chairman of Lourdes Day Care Centre and Bernie Pierce, centre manager at the opening of the refurbished Lourdes Day Care Centre. PHOTO: ARTHUR CARRON

Lord Mayor of Dublin ...

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COMMENT: No going back to the North’s dark days

Belfast is a popular destination for tourists. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK

Belfast is a popular destination for tourists. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK

GROWING up in the 1970s and ‘80s, Northern Ireland was a scary place for a young Dubliner.

On the few occasions I travelled there as a youngster, ...

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MetroLink blow for Kickhams

MetroLink plans could derail plans to relocate the GAA club.

MetroLink plans could derail plans to relocate the GAA club.

Orla Dwyer

PLANS to relocate Ballymun Kickhams GAA club closer to the community have been halted until MetroLink proposals are finalised. 

The ...

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Anam Festival returns in April

Anam festival is celebrating its second year this April .

Anam festival is celebrating its second year this April .

THE Anam festival might be only celebrating its second year this April, but it’s already becoming a firm favourite with fans of culture and the arts.

The ...

2019-03-17 20:16 open_in_new
Inspirational GAA legend Philly backs youth courses

Philly gave a motivational half-time talk to young people at Dublin’s Digital Hub at the #YouthEmpowered launch.

Philly gave a motivational half-time talk to young people at Dublin’s Digital Hub at the #YouthEmpowered launch.

DUBLIN GAA star and Ballymun legend Philly McMahon is ...

2019-03-17 15:01 open_in_new
MSB in Porterstown Parkrun takeover

MSB volunteers at the Porterstown Parkrun.

MSB volunteers at the Porterstown Parkrun.

OVER 200 people from Dublin 15 athletics club Metro St Brigid’s (MSB) joined in regular runners and walkers for an extra special Parkrun earlier this month.

Led by Run Director and MSB ...

2019-03-17 13:58 open_in_new
Teens speak out on social concerns 

Pictured at the launch of Young Social Innovators national Speak Out Tour. were fouth year students from the Donahies Community College, Lee Forrester (16), Tony Lien (16), centre, and Aoife McDonald (16). PHOTO: SASKO LAZAROV/PHOTOCALL IRELAND

Pictured at the launch of Young Social ...

2019-03-17 10:49 open_in_new
Aldi boost for ChildVision

Vaida Skaisgiriene, Aldi’s Santry store Charity Champion holds aloft the €500 Cheque for ChildVision. Photo: Conor McCabe Photography

Vaida Skaisgiriene, Aldi’s Santry store Charity Champion holds aloft the €500 Cheque for ChildVision. Photo: Conor McCabe Photography

STAFF at ...

2019-03-16 20:07 open_in_new
Festival boost

Pictured at the announcement were street characters from Artastic, Eugenia Genunchi, Piya Chanphet and Rachel Lally. PHOTO: COLM MAHADY/FENNELLS PHOTOGRAPHY

Pictured at the announcement were street characters from Artastic, Eugenia Genunchi, Piya Chanphet and Rachel Lally. PHOTO: COLM ...

2019-03-16 16:58 open_in_new
TRAVEL: Austrian ski resort has the wow factor

Alan Shortt takes in the beauty of Flachau.

Alan Shortt takes in the beauty of Flachau.

Alan Shortt

“ARE we there yet? Are we there yet?” Yes we are!

 Only 50 short minutes from Salzburg Airport we arrive in the village of Flachau in the Salzburger ...

2019-03-16 13:49 open_in_new
Tourism boost as new whiskey distillery opens in the Liberties

The Dublin Liberties Distillery

The Dublin Liberties Distillery

Dublin’s newest whiskey distillery has opened in the south city.

At a recent preview evening, guests enjoyed a walk-through of the Dublin Liberties Distillery and bar, where they were treated to whiskey ...

2019-03-16 11:43 open_in_new
Killiney pub is praised by local Parkinson’s group

Kate Gray (board member), Mags Mullarney (CEO and founder), Mark Roche (manager, The Graduate) and Mary Dalton (Board Member).

Kate Gray (board member), Mags Mullarney (CEO and founder), Mark Roche (manager, The Graduate) and Mary Dalton (Board Member).

A community-based charity that ...

2019-03-15 19:58 open_in_new
Finglas engineer inspires women

Finglas engineer Angela Ryan hasn’t had a boring day at work for 20 years.

Finglas engineer Angela Ryan hasn’t had a boring day at work for 20 years.

AN IRISH Water engineer from Finglas helped promote engineering as a career choice for girls on International Women’s Day ...

2019-03-15 15:46 open_in_new
Sod turned on Lidl project

Lord Mayor Nial Ring, Cllr Noeleen Reilly (IND) and Alan Barry of Lidl.

Lord Mayor Nial Ring, Cllr Noeleen Reilly (IND) and Alan Barry of Lidl.

DUBLIN Lord Mayor Nial Ring was in Ballymun recently to officially turn the sod at the area’s new Lidl supermarket ...

2019-03-15 10:31 open_in_new
Stroke survivors host tournament

The boccia tournament in Crumlin was a great success.

The boccia tournament in Crumlin was a great success.

Gabija Gataveckaite

A stroke survivors’ group based in Crumlin recently held their inaugural boccia tournament at St Bernadette’s Parish Centre.

Members ...

2019-03-15 10:31 open_in_new
Minister Harris visits Portmarnock

Little Amelia Murray (20 months) and her mother Nadine Murphy with Minister for Health Simon Harris at the official opening of Portmarnock Primary Care Centre. PHOTO: TOMMY CLANCY

Little Amelia Murray (20 months) and her mother Nadine Murphy with Minister for Health Simon Harris at the ...

2019-03-14 19:49 open_in_new
Environmental group aims to clean up Whitestown Stream

Members of the group pictured with some of the rubbish collected from the stream.

Members of the group pictured with some of the rubbish collected from the stream.

Gabija Gataveckaite

An environmental group has called illegal dumping at rivers and streams a “medieval ...

2019-03-14 15:37 open_in_new
Lynn is hunting for European title

Lynn ‘The Hunter’ Harvey.

Lynn ‘The Hunter’ Harvey.

Callum Lavery

NORTHSIDE boxer Lynn ‘The Hunter’ Harvey is flying off to Madrid next week to fight for the E.B.U European title.

The Kilbarrack mother-of-one is one of the few female professional ...

2019-03-14 10:22 open_in_new