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Autumn/Winter Youth Project Schedule

// Oct 1st, 2018
Autumn/Winter Youth Project Schedule
The new Fountain Youth Project schedule for next three months…come down and get involved!   Monday 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm  –    After School Support (5th – 6th Classes) 4.30... 
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Culture

Season to Season

// Oct 5th, 2018
Season to Season
A beautiful poem by our resident Poet Tony Gorman about the changing of the seasons, goodbye for now summer.  My Poem for National Poetry Day Season to Season. By/ Tony Gorman All withered... 
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Science & Technology

Total Eclipse of the Sun

// Aug 22nd, 2017
Total Eclipse of the Sun
Image Credit: Rick Fienberg, TravelQuest International and Wilderness Travel In this series of stills from 2013, the eclipse sequence runs from right to left. The center image shows totality;... 
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Useful Info

Planning Permission Starting 10/09/18

// Sep 28th, 2018
Planning Permission Starting 10/09/18
AREA 2   COMMERCIAL:   Area Area 2 – South Central Application Number 3917/18 Application Type Permission Applicant Justin & Brian O’Connor Location 14, Weavers’... 
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Local News

Kevin Street Hotel Development Outrage

// May 21st, 2018
Kevin Street Hotel Development Outrage
Kevin Street Hotel Development Outrage – In this article, Tony discusses the local residential protests taking place in Kevin Street at the large scale hotel development, which residents... 
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Lifestyle

Halloween Pumpkin Cake

// Oct 10th, 2018
Halloween Pumpkin Cake
For the cake 300g self-raising flour 300g light muscovado sugar 3 tsp mixed spice 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 175g sultanas ½ tsp salt 4 egg, beaten 200g butter, melted zest 1 orange 1 tbsp... 
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Local History

Little Jerusalem and a History of the Jewish Community in Dublin

// Jun 15th, 2018
Little Jerusalem and a History of the Jewish Community in Dublin
Robert Briscoe speaks to President Kennedy as Lord Mayor of Dublin Little Jerusalem and a History of the Jewish Community in Dublin – Ross Murray provides an excellent insight into Ireland’s... 
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Your Say!

“40”

// Apr 19th, 2018
“40”
“40”   One man’s honest, frank story of addiction to Nerofen pain killers, the depths it brought him and the courage he required to overcome it…A powerful read.  Are we discussing... 
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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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