Posts Tagged ‘Dublin’

Dublin Learning City to promote accessible and life-long learning

December 4th, 2018

The new initiative was launched during 1916 Leader and Learners bursaries in the Mansion House today


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ALONE report calls on the Oireachtas to take action to prevent a housing crisis for older people

July 12th, 2018

Charity supporting older people has called for a spectrum of housing options for older people

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is calling on the Oireachtas to provide €84.5m a year over the next 10 years in the form of home adaptation grants and to develop an additional 122,000 units of housing for older people.
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ALONE hosts BNI ‘Building Stronger Communities’ Seminar

May 25th, 2018

The Befriending Network Ireland (BNI) seminar, hosted by ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, took place in Dublin on Thursday 24th May.


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Brighten up your winter with a trip to the Holiday World Show

December 20th, 2016

Take advantage of show-only specials and deals at Ireland’s largest consumer show

 The Holiday World Show Dublin, taking place at the RDS Simmonscourt from 27th to 29th January 2017, is the only show where you can meet over 1,000 travel professionals from around the world to plan your dream holiday and take advantage of show-only specials and deals.


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Dublin City Centre to transform into a Christmas design wonderland

December 8th, 2016

Over 50 designers will showcase unique handcrafted gifts at market in College Green next weekend

Give back this festive season by buying your gifts at the Designer Dublin Christmas Market, which takes place this Friday and Saturday, 9th and 10th December, in the historical surroundings of the Bank of Ireland forecourt on College Green and in Rowan’s Yard, Westmoreland Street. Entry to the market is FREE with all the stallholders’ fees going directly to the Society of St. Vincent De Paul.

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The Busker Fleadh – Bringing independent music to Smithfield

October 4th, 2016

Experience the best of independent music and performance in an electrifying atmosphere at the Busker Fleadh, which takes place in Smithfield Square on Sunday 9th October! Organised by Dublin City Council, this FREE family event will showcase some of the most exciting international and home grown street performance talent in Ireland.


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Thousands of Kites Colour the Sky at the 2016 Dublin Kite Festival

June 12th, 2016

Dublin’s Annual Kite Fest takes place in North Bull Island, Clontarf

Over 7,000 kite fliers and spectators of all ages gathered in North Bull Island, Clontarf, today to experience the spectacular Dublin Kite Festival. The Dublin City Council event provided a jam packed day of exhilarating fun for all the family.

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Social Media Summit announces evening social programme

February 16th, 2016

The upcoming Social Media Summit (www.socialmediasummit.ie), which will see the largest ever gathering of Social Media professionals in Ireland convening at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on the 1st and 2nd March 2016, has announced details of the social programme that will run across both evenings of the event.
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ALONE launch Christmas Cracker 5km fun run

October 23rd, 2015

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, have launched their first annual 5km Christmas Cracker run taking place on the 27th December 2015 at 12 noon. The 5km road race is organised in partnership with the Clonliffe Harriers Athletics Club and supported by the European Recycling Platform.

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The Bram Stoker Festival 2014 – Awakening Dublin’s gothic heart

September 6th, 2014

This October Dublin City will ‘go gothic’ for the third annual Bram Stoker Festival, running Friday 24th through to Monday 27th October 2014.

A Dublin City Council initiative, the festival takes the legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel Dracula as inspiration. The festival incorporates a range of events from large-scale spectacles including a gothic ball, to intimate performances in unusual spaces and a whole range of film and literary events to whet the appetites of all. This year the festival intends to infiltrate the very crevices of the city, awakening the dormant gothic that sleeps in the heart of Dublin.
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