Monthly Archives: December 2013

Ulick O’Connor CD launched


A CD featuring  Ulick O’Connor in conversation with Roger Greene, profiling some of the great writers of the Irish Literary Renaissance was launched in Hodges Figgis, Dawson Street, last Thursday 12th December. Griffith… Read more »

Darts’ biggest prize up for grabs

Players will be battling it out on in the Darts’ World Championships from 13 December, reports Laura Dowling.
This Christmas won’t be about spending quality time with the family watching movies. Instead it will be about one of the biggest tournaments in the darts’ calendar, the World Championships. The quality of games, the players, the excitement and the atmosphere make people watch this event.… Read more »

Dispute delays Howth tourist-office relocation

Fingal County Council have been threatened with legal action should they proceed with their plans to relocate Howth tourist office, reports Ryan Bailey.
The scheduled relocation and upgrade of a tourist office in one of Dublin’s primary visitor suburbs has been delayed because of an unprecedented Government intervention, leaving local businesses concerned as the New Year approaches. Fingal County Council’s proposal to move the information office in Howth from… Read more »

Chamber Street park moves one step closer

The regeneration of the derelict site in Dublin 8 could begin in the New Year after the City Manager conceded the land will not be sold, reports Ryan Bailey.
The redevelopment of a desolate site on Chamber Street into a public park moved a step closer recently after councillors on Dublin City Council (DCC) objected to its sale and unanimously supported the proposal for a park. The motion, which was passed in the name of… Read more »

Christmas stress: yes, it’s here

Laura Dowling provides some de-stressing advice for toy shopping this Christmas.
That Christmas bliss has arrived and you’re still struggling with what to get for presents, especially for the kids. Well, Smyths Toy Superstore recently released their own top-toys list for this Christmas to make your job a whole lot easier. On the Smyths’ website, marketing manager,… Read more »

Gold medal for Griffith photo graduate