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“Cultural Responses in Times of Trump & Trolls”

Smart Talks at Mart, Rathmines this Saturday 10th November This coming Saturday a day of day of talks supported by Mary Gallery and the Arts Council, about if and how writers, artists and new media should react in turbulent times. From Oxford University lecturers on...

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DUN LAOGHAIRE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY HUB

The developer behind the plan to transform the former ferry terminal in Dún Laoghaire Harbour into one of Europe’s largest technology campuses has pulled out of the project after discovering that owner of the building had failed to secure the necessary foreshore...

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Halloween Community Festival 2018

Dracula’s origins in Dublin’s North Inner City were revealed for the first time today at the unveiling of a plaque and mural to Bram Stoker in Buckingham Street.   Unveiling the plaque, the Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring said that the fact that Bram Stoker had...

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Bernadette Fennell

This month the biggest celebration of books and reading for children in Ireland is underway in libraries across the country with free, fun events planned for all the family. The festival give’s children of all age the chance to meet their favourite Irish writers and...

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Dublin Festival of History

Dublin Festival of History kicks off, with focus on women’s rights, music, queer history, ‘mythical creatures’ and more   Dublin Festival of History 2018 kicks off tomorrow (24.09.18), with thousands expected to attend free walks, talks, tours and exhibitions...

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Traffic News

PROPOSED ROAD CLOSURE Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993 Temporary Closure of Tivoli Terrace East, Dún Laoghaire Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has received an application from D & S Higgins Construction Ltd, 4A Bailelease Mall, Donabate, Dublin, to...

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Presidential Candidate

At their September meeting on Monday night councillors in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Co Co agreed not nominate any person for election for election to the presidency. Under section 16 of the Presidential Elections Act 1993, notice was given to DLR councillors last...

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Driving Tests

Senator Victor Boyhan calls on Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, to urgently sanction more Driving Testers. According to information sent to Senator Boyhan by the Road Safety Authority there are almost 83,000 people on waiting lists for driving tests with many...

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Museum of Childhood Project

Childhood and all that it means will be highlighted in a special Event Day to be held in Dún Laoghaire on Saturday, August 25th, as part of Heritage Week celebrations. Organised by the Museum of Childhood Project Ireland, Event Day will include a host of activities...

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Dalkey Creates Festival

GET WRITING! ENTRIES OPEN FOR DALKEY CREATES SHORT STORY COMPETITION SUPPORTED BY BANK OF IRELAND €1,000 cash prize for the winner! The Dalkey Creates Festival is calling on writers from across the country to enter its annual Short Story Competition, which is...

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MetroLink

Residents in Ranelagh and Rathmines will be relieved to hear that the proposed closure of a road linking the two Dublin villages to allow upgrade to the Luas Green Line has been dropped. The National Transport Authority has redrawn plans for the metro which will run...

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Dublin International Piano Festival

The Directors of the Dublin International Piano Festival & Summer Academy announce the details of this year’s programme, which will be staged across Ireland’s capital from July 22nd to 30th, 2017. Now in its 5th year, the 9-day festival makes a much anticipated...

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TASTE OF DUBLIN 2017

An estimated 10 billion champagne bubbles are expected to be consumed by attendees at this year’s Taste of Dublin in partnership with Electrolux which begins this Thursday 15th June and runs until Sunday 18th June. These bubbles will be served by Taste of Dublin in...

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Desktop Worshop 21st June

Mefacilyta DeskTop are hosting an Assistive Technology workshop to share with other service providers the work we have been doing on the Erasmus+ European funded project. This is a skill-teaching android application developed by the Vodafone Foundation in Spain. It...

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