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Everything you need to know about the late-night Luas services for Christmas

Firstly, they kick off this weekend! Last week the DART started their last-night services for the Christmas period and today the Luas has done the same. Starting from this weekend, Friday the 9th and Saturday the 10th December, you’ll be able to catch your Luas after regular hours, as late as 3AM on some lines. The late …

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Dublin’s first ever Afro-inspired Christmas market is coming to the EPIC

The Umoja Linn market is the first of its kind in Ireland. With each passing Christmas, we’ve become more aware of the importance of shopping local and supporting smaller businesses, and thankfully, it’s never been easier to do exactly that. If you are looking for a super unique gift for a special someone in your …

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Give Local This Christmas: JADD appeals for donations

A FAMILY and community-informed approach to people who are struggling with substance addiction is key to the work carried out at Jobstown Assisting Drug Dependency (JADD). Founded by Chrissie and the late Tommy Gilson in 1996, JADD has become part and parcel of the Jobstown community – and is appealing for donations from the community …

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The Hub – a vision to inspire children has become a reality

A NEW combined computer room and library – The Hub – opened in Scoil Aonghusa Senior in Tallaght recently, with a celebratory event featuring an appearance by award-winning children’s author Sarah Webb. The project has been several years in the making, and while the wall between the two rooms was knocked into one large space, …

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Mother from Clondalkin recognized as Dublin Family Carer of the Year

A mother who “gets on with it” in the face of incredibly difficult daily circumstances for her husband and son has been named the 2022 Netwatch Dublin Family Carer of the Year. Daniel (30), an adult son of Rose Curtin from Clondalkin, has an intellectual disability, autism, and uncontrollable epilepsy. Robbie, her spouse, battled leukemia …

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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 American Western film directed by John Sturges. The screenplay by William Roberts is a remake in an Old West style of Akira Kurosawa‘s 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai (itself initially released in the United States as The Magnificent Seven). The ensemble cast includes Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Faughn, …

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