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Garda Memorial Garden

Garda Memorial Garden Recently I wrote an article on the Garda Museum. A special exhibit Included in the museum is a poignant reminder of members who have died in the course of their duty. The museum also directs the visitor to the Garda Memorial Garden situated in the grounds of the castle some short... 

The Garda Museum

The Garda Museum – John Healy gives us a brief history of the Gardai before telling us what is in the museum The Garda Museum, originally housed at the Record Tower in Dublin Castle is now located at the Palace Street entrance to the castle grounds ( just off Dame Street, between Chez Max French... 

Ireland’s Swans

Ireland’s  Swans –  A graceful and myth rich creature, John Keane discusses the swan in Ireland Mute Swans on the Grand Canal A large flock of Mute swans, approximately 50, arrives at Inchicore in September and is present during the winter on the Grand Canal at Davitt Road. This flock consists... 

The Procrastinators Club: Behind You All the Way

The Procrastinators Club: Behind You All the Way – Its a lifestyle choice the way these guys do it…. “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well.” – Mark Twain. If you find yourself procrastinating from time to time, don’t worry about it. You’re... 

Time Please Ladies and Gentlemen

Time Please Ladies and Gentlemen – Another Dublin institution closes its doors for the last time, Stephen Davis takes a moment, to relate its history The Clock Pub on Thomas Street was more than just a place to have a drink. It was a cosy slice of old Dublin, a hub of live music and sports, and... 

Lunar New Year in Dublin 2023

Lunar New Year in Dublin 2023 The Chinese Lunar New Year began with a bang, welcome to the year of the rabbit!  Read More »

Christmas In Dublin

Christmas In Dublin – Another Brilliant Collection by Our Resident Photographer Stephen Davis  Read More »

Christ Church Ring Their Way to Victory

Photo by Sorcha Duggan Christ Church Cathedral Ring Their Way to Victory The Eastern District Bell Striking Competition made a triumphant return this year with Christ Church Cathedral taking home the Lindoff Cup. It’s been a few years since the competition has been held and fans of campanology will... 

Dublin Flea Market Won’t Be Returning This Summer

Dublin Flea Market Won’t Be Returning This Summer For a second year in a row, antique collectors, retro furniture lovers, vintage clothes admirers and vinyl record aficionados have been left disappointed as Dublin’s favourite flea market will not be back this year. The popular market, which found... 

Nearly there…..

Nearly there…. – Stephen Davis went into the city this weekend to take a few snaps, Dublin is beginning to look familiar again  Read More »

How Covid-19 Affected Climate Change

How covid-19 affected climate change The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc in countries across the globe, causing a global health crisis and forcing economies to slow down due to the strict quarantine measures. The Covid-19 crisis puts our unprepared world in disruption, our economy in reduction,... 

Ireland’s Impact On The World Of Gaming

Ireland’s Impact On The World Of Gaming – In this article, Craig O Reilly examines the rising Irish Stars of the Videogame Industry At 37 years of age, Brendan Greene was living on around 300  euros a week. He was employed as a wedding photographer who occasionally made websites, but his... 

Smart D8 project

Smart D8 project – Dublin 8 to be become more technology integrated? Craig O Reilly has more… A new initiative for Dublin 8 is set to launch in January 2021. Smart D8 aims to improve health and well-being for the community by using technology to better target resources and improve services.... 

Covid -19 And Our Fears

Covid -19 And Our Fears Corona virus or covid 19 doesn’t need any introductions.  As all know that this virus is spreading very fast all over the world and till now we don’t have any vaccination any proper treatment so far for curing of this virus. At the beginning ‘’ we all were scared of... 

Pub Quiz

Pub Quiz – In a new series, Stephen Davis has travelled around the inner city to bring us some famous watering holes, can you name?   We’ll Start easy… 1.   2.   3.   4.   5.   6.   7.  Read More »

Looking at Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Wisdom of Imperfection

Looking at Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Wisdom of Imperfection How many times are we told “being too much of a perfectionist” is a bad thing? Whether in life, art, or the business world it’s an idea everyone can grasp. Yet rarely do we think about the underlying philosophy behind the statement... 

Guess the Dublin Clock!

    Guess the Dublin Clock!  Can you guess all eight of these iconic Dublin Clocks?  Check the bottom for the answers! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Answers 1. St. George’s Church, Temple St. 2. Mayes’ pub, corner Dorset and North Frederick St.s 3. Dublin Castle, Chester Beatty building. 4.... 

Images Capture The Sun in Unprecedented Detail

New Images capture the face of the sun in unprecedented detail What you are looking at is not the the crispy golden inside of a Cadbury’s Crunchy nut bar. It’s not some large pot of your grandmother’s spaghetti bolognese gone wrong because she put in the chicken korma sauce by accident. Rather,... 

Do you know your Dublin Dogs?

Do you know your Dublin Dogs? –  Just for fun, our photographer Stephen Davis has taken some images of some iconic Dublin Dogs around the city, can you name the location and statue? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Know any more?  Read More »

A Guide to the Best Halloween Movies

A Guide to the Best Halloween Movies – Shane Adlum provides us with this useful guide to great movies to watch this Halloween  Halloween, the time of year where people like a good scare and a great horror movie is a fantastic way to get it. With so many films to choose from it can be a nightmare... 
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