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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... 

Help Homelessness Radiothon’ 2016

Help Homelessness Radiothon’ 2016 On the 17th and the 18th of February Radio NOVA 100 FM will host the ‘Help Homelessness Radiothon’ 2016 to help raise funds for youth homelessness in the Greater Dublin area. This year is the second year that Radio NOVA and Focus Ireland will join forces on air... 

NCAD Has Appointed a New Acting Director

NCAD Has Appointed a New Acting Director The National College of Art and Design welcomed Mr Bernard Hanratty as Acting Director of the College. He will be taking over from Professor Declan McGonagle. Prof McGonagle retired at the end of December 2015. Dr Gary Granville served as Interim Director for... 

Commuters out in the Cold Over LUAS Strike

Commuters out in the Cold Over LUAS Strike Passengers, who regularly use the LUAS, woke up on Thursday 11th of February to discover that the all LUAS operations throughout the city were on strike.  Several thousand people, who use the Red and Green LUAS lines where affected. The strike took affect... 

Whiskey Awards 2016

Whiskey Magazine’s Icons Whiskey Rest of the World Awards 2016 is a global award ceremony that celebrates and recognizes the best whiskey makers and distilleries in the world. It has been running for the last nine years and partners up with the Scottish and American Icons Whiskey Awards. The Teeling... 

Remembering Craig Waza Hanlon

A Plaque, Tree and Painting in memory of the beloved young man was unveiled  on Monday 9th of February at 4.30 pm at the green area behind the soccer pitch in Basin Lane. The Lord May of Dublin, Criona Na Dhaliagh was in attendance to assist in the unveiling with Craig’s brothers, Sean and... 

The Dublin Chinese New Year Festival

The Dublin Chinese New Year Festival Today, February 8th 2016 is the Chinese New Year of the Monkey.  The monkey is intelligent, curious, witty, and sociable. It is the most fun loving out of all the Chinese star signs.  This is the 9th year of the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival (DCNYF) which is... 

Doodle 4 Google

Busy Bee’s Ella Fitzpatrick has been chosen as a finalist in this years Doodle4Google competition. You can vote for her here https://www.google.ie/doodle4google/vote.html#d=d1-15 from today until Valentines day. She was the only person to reach the finals from her whole school and deserves the... 

Mental Health & Wellbeing Fair

Mental Health & Wellbeing Fair This Saturday, the 6th February, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services will join the Walk In My Shoes charity organization to host the Mental Health & Wellbeing Fair. The Fair will take place in the Clarion Hotel, Lapps Quay, in Cork and will start at 11am... 

Varadkar Launches Interim Report for Nursing Staff

Varadkar Launches Interim Report for Nursing Staff On Monday, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, launched a new radical €2 million pilot scheme at the The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. He was joined by Chief Nursing Officer Dr Siobhan O’Halloran to reveal the Interim Report and Recommendations... 

Calling Volunteers To Join Team Dublin Clean-up

Calling Volunteers To Join Team Dublin Clean-up On Easter Sunday the 26th March, there will be a huge joint clean-up day taking place around the whole of Dublin city. The big clean-up, called the “Team Dublin Clean-Up Initiative”, will involve 10,000 volunteers taking to the streets of Dublin... 

What We Call Love Exhibition

What We Call Love Exhibition The Irish Museum of Modern Art is currently hosting a major exhibition called ‘What We Call Love’ which is about how artist’s perception of love has developed over the 20th and 21st century.  The Artists look at significant changes in social culture during the 20’s,... 
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