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TradFest 2019

Ireland’s largest festival of traditional music is happening around the Temple Bar area from Wednesday January 23 to Sunday January 27. The festival also features artists from the worlds of folk, nu-folk, and even (whisper it) rock’n’roll!

TradFest ...

yesterday 19:37 open_in_new
Funding boost announced for Northside Men’s Sheds 

Barry Sheridan, chief executive of the Irish Men’s Sheds Association, pictured with Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, at the announcement. PHOTO: MICHAEL McLAUGHLIN

Barry Sheridan, chief executive of the Irish Men’s Sheds Association, pictured with Minister ...

yesterday 13:20 open_in_new
Litter report is ‘unfair’ to Ballymun

Cllr Noeleen Reilly (far left) and Robert Murphy (far right) with Ballymun Tidy Towns volunteers

Cllr Noeleen Reilly (far left) and Robert Murphy (far right) with Ballymun Tidy Towns volunteers

Orla Dwyer

THE Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) league results ranking ...

yesterday 08:04 open_in_new
Lung cancer campaign launched

Jonah Russell (2) pictured exploring The MEGA Lungs interactive, educational exhibit at The Blanchardstown Centre. Photo: Andres Poveda

Jonah Russell (2) pictured exploring The MEGA Lungs interactive, educational exhibit at The Blanchardstown Centre. Photo: Andres Poveda

A GIANT ...

yesterday 08:04 open_in_new
Countdown is on for Raheny 5

The start of the 2018 Raheny 5.

The start of the 2018 Raheny 5.

FITNESS centres and gyms all over the country are buzzing, parks and roads are full of runners and walkers, and programmes like ‘Operation Transformation’ have us glued to our TV screens. 

For ...

2019-01-21 20:25 open_in_new
Three in a million!

Tesco staff in Phibsboro celebrate selling the winning ticket.

Tesco staff in Phibsboro celebrate selling the winning ticket.

NORTHSIDERS are being urged to check their Daily Million Lotto tickets to see if they’ve become the third overnight millionaire in Dublin 7 over the ...

2019-01-21 15:10 open_in_new
Gardaí and family 'very concerned' as Dylan remains missing

Dylan's bicycle

Dylan's bicycle

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information on the whereabouts of 18-year-old Dylan Keogh who was last seen in the Clontarf area on January 11.

Dylan is missing from his home in Glasnevin. He is described as being 5'8" in ...

2019-01-21 14:07 open_in_new
Teenager missing from Ballinteer

.Shane O'Connor

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing 14-year-old Shane O'Connor, who is missing from his home in Ballinteer.

Shane was last seen on Friday ,January 18, at approximately 5.15pm in Woodpark, Ballinteer.

Shane is described as being ...

2019-01-21 13:04 open_in_new
Locals facing property tax uncertainty

Callum Lavery

THOUSANDS of Northside homeowners are braced for a rise in their Local Property Tax (LPT) bill unless changes are made to the unpopular levy.

Some families may face annual bills of more than €500 as property tax rates are set to soar since their introduction in ...

2019-01-21 09:55 open_in_new
COMMENT: Morning checkpoints are a harsh new reality

A night out in the pub with friends could prove costly the next morning. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK

A night out in the pub with friends could prove costly the next morning. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK

THERE have been mixed signals from our politicians about the tough new drink driving laws pushed through ...

2019-01-21 09:55 open_in_new
Delorentos to headline the second Dublin Racing Festival

Delorentos are headlining the Dublin Racing Festival, the two-day premium racing event that returns to Leopardstown Racecourse on February 2 and 3.

Delorentos are headlining the Dublin Racing Festival, the two-day premium racing event that returns to Leopardstown Racecourse on February 2 ...

2019-01-20 21:19 open_in_new
NAC Swim Club is looking forward to a bright 2019 

The presentation of the Breakfast Event cheque by the development squads at NAC Swim Club to the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

The presentation of the Breakfast Event cheque by the development squads at NAC Swim Club to the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

NAC Swim Club enjoyed an ...

2019-01-20 19:13 open_in_new
Sportswomen seeking more major successes this year

World champion boxer Kellie Harrington with her award. PHOTO: NICK BRADSHAW

World champion boxer Kellie Harrington with her award. PHOTO: NICK BRADSHAW

IRISH sportswomen will be looking to make their mark on the national and international stage again in 2019 following some ...

2019-01-20 15:01 open_in_new
TRAVEL: Romantic breaks around Ireland

Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa.

Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa.

VALENTINE’S day is just a few weeks away, and what better way to say ‘I love you’ than going off for a romantic getaway.

An amorous holiday can do wonders for your love life and luckily enough ...

2019-01-20 11:52 open_in_new
Dance masters Gusgus hit the Button Factory

Gusgus are at the Button Factory on February 26.

Gusgus are at the Button Factory on February 26.

GUSGUS are one of the most sought after and longstanding electronic acts from Iceland.

Armed with a legendary, must-see live show that encompasses all the elements that they are ...

2019-01-19 22:13 open_in_new
Ozzy kicks off No More Tours 2

The tour will open at Dublin’s 3Arena this month, on January 30, with special guests Judas Priest.

The tour will open at Dublin’s 3Arena this month, on January 30, with special guests Judas Priest.

ROCK and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy winning singer and songwriter, ...

2019-01-19 20:07 open_in_new
Major funding boost for local organisations

MORE than 40 local community projects within Dun Laoghaire Rathdown are to receive major Government funding.

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, confirmed that 3,000 projects have been allocated funding under his Department’s Community Enhancement ...

2019-01-19 15:55 open_in_new
Walking football is a runaway success 

Pictured are participants of the walking football initiative in Balbriggan.

Pictured are participants of the walking football initiative in Balbriggan.

FINGAL County Council recently completed its first walking football initiative in Balbriggan with another to start early this ...

2019-01-19 12:46 open_in_new
Top names announced for the second Dublin Racing Festival

Trad legends Kila will headline day two at the Dublin Racing Festival.

Trad legends Kila will headline day two at the Dublin Racing Festival.

FOLLOWING the success of the inaugural Dublin Racing Festival last year, the two-day premium event returns to Leopardstown Racecourse with a ...

2019-01-18 19:58 open_in_new
Village centre awarded funding for upgrades

Darndale Belcamp Village Centre

Darndale Belcamp Village Centre

DARNDALE Belcamp Village Centre CLG have been awarded €52,600 in Government funding. 

Minister of Rural and Community Development Michael Ring approved €36,192 under the Community Enhancement ...

2019-01-18 15:46 open_in_new
Council marks 25th anniversary

Councillors and council officials at the inaugural meeting of Fingal County Council in 1994 at Newbridge House, Donabate.

Councillors and council officials at the inaugural meeting of Fingal County Council in 1994 at Newbridge House, Donabate.

FINGAL County Council celebrated a ...

2019-01-18 10:31 open_in_new