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Blessing of Irish Heroes Graves in St James’ Graveyard

Blessing of Irish Heroes Graves in St James’ Graveyard Monday the 25th of April will see a special service for the memory of Lieutenant George Fullerton of the Irish Citizen Army and his wife, Elizabeth Fullerton who served in Cumman na mBan both lived at 52 Bow Lane west, James’s Street. George... 

Seven New Companies Join The Digital Hub

Seven New Companies Join The Digital Hub Four international and three indigenous Irish companies have joined the Hub this year, 2016. The seven new digital businesses will be taking up their position with the other 94 companies based at the The Digital Hub. The seven new companies have 23 people working... 

#MindYourSelfie Day

#MindYourSelfie Day The Walk In My Shoes’ Campaign #MindYourSelfie was launched on Friday the 8th of April. Thirty of Ireland’s A-List bloggers and celebrities were posting their selfies at the St. Patrick’s University Hospital’s #MindYourSelfie launch. Everyone loves a good old selfie,... 

The New Kilmainham Gaol Visitor Centre

Last Wednesday, the new Kilmainham Gaol Museum Visitor Centre officially opened after months of restoration and revamping. The President, Michael D. Higgins, was there to welcome the new Museum as one of the ‘Permanent Reminders’ to mark the centenary of 1916. A special Reception for the surviving... 

Pearse Lyons Distillery To Open In Spring 2017

In December 2013 the Lyons family purchased St. James’ Church. The historic St. James’ Church will become the Pearse Lyons Distillery which is to open its doors in Spring 2017. Deidre Lyons, co-founder of Alltech and wife of Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, are renovating... 

“Rising In The Union” Launch Huge Success!

After several months of work and a year of research, Fountain Resource Group’s “Rising In The Union”, an exhibition exploring the events of the 1916 Rising in the Dublin 8 area, as well as the fallout of the events on a national and international level was launched with a great aplomb! The... 

Tourism Still On The Rise

Tourism Still On The Rise The number of overseas visits to Ireland is still on the rise. Since December 2015 there has been a 17.1% increase in tourism. Last year was a record year for Irish Tourism, with 3,046,500 visitors from the UK, Europe, North America and other areas visiting Ireland during the... 

RISING IN THE UNION! LAUNCHES TONIGHT!

RISING IN THE UNION!  LAUNCHES TONIGHT! Our Exhibition with its own professionally made movie, detailed narrative of events local, national and international relating to the Rising, guns, uniforms, flags, the original Chalice and Ciborium used by the 1916 leaders before their execution, and the original... 

Kilmainham Gaol To Host “Signatories”

In April Signatories, a theatrical play about the seven signatories who signed the Proclamation of the Irish Republic in 1916, will be presented in a promenade production in Kilmainham Gaol. Signatories will be running from the 22nd of April to the 5th of May and will be performed at Kilmainham Gaol... 

St Patrick’s Day Festivities in Dublin

St Patrick’s Day Festivities in Dublin The St Patrick’s day festival was launched in 1995.  It is a four-day event starting on March 17th and ending on March 20th. The government’s main purpose of the festival is so that we, as a nation are proud of our Irish heritage.  The celebration... 

Today’s Daffodil Day!

Today’s Daffodil Day! Today, Friday the 11th of March, is Daffodil Day. This year the Irish Cancer Society will be celebrating its 29th Daffodil Day in Ireland. Thousands of volunteers will take to the streets tomorrow to collect donations for people who are living with cancer. The volunteers... 

IMMA’s Announced Programme For Commemoration Year

IMMA’s Announced Programme For Commemoration Year The Irish Museum of Modern Art has announced its programme for this commemoration year, which will involve the Lucian Freud Project. It will be showcased alongside an expanded 2016 programme of new works starting on the 24th March. These new works... 

National Brain Awareness Week 7th – 13th March 2016

This week is National Brain Awareness Week from the 7th – 13th of March and as part of this campaign, the Understanding Dementia Campaign has taken to the streets of Dublin. National Brain Awareness Week is an annual initiative co-ordinated by Neurological Alliance of Ireland; aimed at increasing... 

The Teeling Whiskey Single Barrel Series

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day is going to be Christmas for whiskey drinkers in the U.S. Teeling’s situated here in the heart of the Liberties, has just  released an exclusive Single Barrel bottling programme for St. Patrick’s Day. It is a series of 12 individual  casks of Irish... 

Dublin’s Local Enterprise Week

‘Local Enterprise Week 2016’ begins today the 7th March and will be running for a week up to the 13th March. Dublin City with An tArdmhéara Críona Ní Dhálaigh will open the programme of events at Wood Quay Venue, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 today. The week promises to be full... 

KOINS FOR KIDS

KOINS FOR KIDS are having a bucket collection outside Tesco’s in Stillorgan Village this coming Saturday. Anybody out there who happens to be in the area on Saturday, your support would be greatly appreciated. Even just a friendly face or a smile. Peace and Love to All. KOINS FOR KIDS is a small... 

South Central Community 1916 Programme

The South Central Community Remembers 1916 Programme was released last week Tuesday the 16th February at St Catherine’s Church, Thomas Street, Dublin 8. The programme is full of events happening here in the South Central Community, with seminars, exhibitions, art, tours, poetry and performances telling... 

National Conference on Eating Disorders 2016

National Conference on Eating Disorders 2016National Conference on Eating Disorders 2016 On Saturday the 27th February, 2016, St. Patrick’s University Hospital will be hosting the Irish National Conference on Eating Disorders 2016. The Conference will begin at 9.30 am and continue until 16.30 pm.... 

Richmond Barracks Restoration News

Richmond Barracks Restoration News Almost a year has passed since the plan to turn the old Richmond Barracks into an Exhibition Centre was given the go ahead. This was decided so that the Barracks can play its part in this year’s 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. The decision was to turn... 

Greyhound Services to Change

Greyhound Services to Change Local residents living in Fatima and Rialto were informed on the 10th of February that from the first week of July of this year, changes to their rubbish collections will be imposed. Greyhound has sent representatives around to inform local people that from the first week... 
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