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New Facebook Page for the Fountain Youth Project

// Aug 6th, 2019
New Facebook Page for the Fountain Youth Project
Hi everyone, Below is a link for the new Fountain Youth Project page. Be the first to give us an auld like and share among your friends. The page will have photos, videos and all the info for... 
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Culture

At the Crossroads: When Robert Johnson Met the Devil

// Aug 6th, 2019
At the Crossroads: When Robert Johnson Met the Devil
At the Crossroads: When Robert Johnson Met the Devil – Did Robert Johnson sell his soul for music? Is it cheaper than guitar lesson….Shane Adlum explores…. Little is known... 
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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

Planning Permissions Round Up June/July

// Jul 30th, 2019
Planning Permissions Round Up June/July
Planning Permissions Round Up June/July – As part of a new series, our reporter Shane Adlum highlights the biggest developments in the monthly planning permissions.  This week the Black... 
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Local News

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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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 Thuras Fada Part V

An Thuras Fada Part V

An Thuras Fada Part V – Chapter V of Tony Kennedy’s ‘An Thuras Fada’ now online. This insightful piece of Dublin life perfectly illustrates that... 

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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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