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In Memory of Fr Tommy Murphy

// Jun 7th, 2019
In Memory of Fr Tommy Murphy
In Memory of Fr Tommy Murphy It was heavy heart that we must report the passing of former St James Church Moderator and priest Fr Tommy Murphy. We will write a fitting tribute shortly but for... 
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Culture

Another World

// Jun 13th, 2019
Another World
Another World. By/Tony Gorman – Another wonderful poem from our resident poet Tony Gorman How beautiful our earth is Away from all its grit Away from all its mayhem That some people bring... 
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Science & Technology

Black Hole Pictured For The First Time

// Apr 12th, 2019
Black Hole Pictured For The First Time
Black Hole Pictured For The First Time You could be forgiven for thinking that this was an image from the Lord of the Rings, the eye of Sauron casting its gaze over Mordor. But Hobbits need... 
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Useful Info

Weekly Planning Permissions for Dublin 8(27/05/2019-31/05/2019)

// Jun 13th, 2019
Weekly Planning Permissions for Dublin 8(27/05/2019-31/05/2019)
Weekly Planning Permissions for Dublin 8(27/05/2019-31/05/2019) – This week’s Planning Permissions for Dublin 8 and 12 Article 27(2), Planning & Development Regulations 2001... 
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Local News

Reed all about it: the story of Ireland’s oldest band

// May 14th, 2019
Reed all about it: the story of Ireland’s oldest band
Reed all about it: the story of Ireland’s oldest band – In this article, Shane Adlum delves into the history of Ireland’s oldest brass and reed band. A history that mirrored the... 
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Lifestyle

Fashion With A Positive Approach

// Jul 19th, 2019
Fashion With A Positive Approach
Fashion With A Positive Approach – Mahrosh looks at what it means to be fashionable and is it, itself an intrinsic good? We learn from our elders, our history (religious, social) and our... 
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Local History

The Story of St James’s Fair

// Jul 19th, 2019
The Story of St James’s Fair
The Story of St James’s Fair  – This highly researched article is on the subject of St James Fair, a fascinating read in the habits and rituals of our people in times past. Please take... 
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Your Say!

Time To Stop Letting Digital Mob Rule Dictate How Our Society Functions

// Jul 8th, 2019
Time To Stop Letting Digital Mob Rule Dictate How Our Society Functions
  As with all articles in the “your say” section, the views of the author do not represent the views of the organisation. The section is designed to allow people to articulate... 
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An Turas Fada  Part IV

An Turas Fada Part IV

Walking towards Mikey was Peter Whelan, known as “Peanuts” to those familiar with him. He cut a striking image. He had a shock of blond hair that was always cropped tight,... 

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An Turas Fada  Part III

An Turas Fada Part III

Mikey walked back toward the canal, choosing an area with overgrown greenery that lacked the beauty of most plants but which Mikey found soothing. He found himself giving... 
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