deansgrange cycle lane row escalates ahead of section 140 vote scheduled for monday

Deansgrange cycle lane row escalates ahead of Section 140 vote scheduled for Monday

Deansgrange locals concerned about plans to introduce a one-way traffic system to facilitate a new cycle lane in the Dublin suburb say they are worried that a council vote scheduled for Monday will dash “any remaining hope” they have of resolving the matter. The cycle…

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cushion amnesty in south dublin

Cushion Amnesty in South Dublin

As component of South Dublin County Council’s Cushion Amnesty 2021, RecycleIT will certainly be collecting utilized mattresses, free of charge, at a number areas throughout the month October, composes Rachel Cunningham. Drop-off factors will include, St. Annes Church Parking Lot, Bohernabreena, Tymon Park Parking Lot,…

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the peoples letters page

The People’s Letters Page

Here is this week’s People’s Letters Page… Dear Editor, Like many other severely disabled groups, the brain injured are abandoned in their homes and forgotten about. This leads to vegetation, a huge drop in self esteem and more severe mental health problems. Common complaints is…

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ex foreign legionnaire jailed for holding drugs

Ex-Foreign Legionnaire jailed for holding drugs

By Brion Hoban A former member of the French Foreign Legion who was caught in possession of just under €80,000 of cannabis has been jailed for three-and-a-half years. Derek Hackett (55) was observed handing over a bag containing the drugs to another man after being…

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tall ships and sail training returns

Tall Ships and Sail Training returns

Over 400 young people will participate next year in 29 voyages onboard five ships as part of the Sail Training Ireland 2022 Voyage Calendar. Although the charity had to cancel its 2020 and 2021 programmes due to the pandemic, the new calendar further extends its…

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Exhibition “A Mobile Living Thing” opens up at DLR Vocabulary Library

A Mobile Living Thing is a brand-new event by Brian Fay, an artist based in Dún Laoghaire. The emphasis of this solo event is an action to four little paintings by Irish musician Mainie Jellett in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Region Collection. The exhibit opened to…

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dublin 8 named one of the worlds coolest neighbourhoods

Dublin 8 named one of the ‘Worlds Coolest Neighbourhoods’

A Dublin neighbourhood has been named as one of the coolest in the world for 2021. Dublin 8 has ranked fifteenth in Time Out magazine’s annual list of the World’s Coolest Neighbourhoods right now. The neighbourhood, which includes Dolphin’s Barn, Inchicore, Islandbridge, Kilmainham, Merchants Quay,…

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man who fled the scene from motorbike accident leaving his friend with serious injuries avoids a jail term

Man who fled the scene from motorbike accident leaving his friend with serious injuries avoids a jail term

By Brion Hoban A man who fled the scene after a crash which resulted in his friend sustaining “a very serious head injury” has received a fully suspended sentence. Anthony Leddy (25) was driving a motorbike with his friend as a passenger when the bike…

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International Day of Older People

Councillor Lettie McCarthy, Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Area Council participated in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Celebration of Incorporation to commemorate the International Day of Older Persons. < img data-attachment-id=" 83665" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size=" 870,580" data-comments-opened=" 0" data-image-meta=" "" aperture":"" 13","" credit rating":"" Peter Cavanagh""","…

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Holders Griffith College Templeogue and Killester learn fate as National Cup draw made

Defending Pat Duffy National Cup champions Griffith College Templeogue will face a trip to NUIG Maree in round one of the National Cup, after the draw was made yesterday. The winners of that game will face UCD Marian, who received a bye into the…

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