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Mic Christopher remembered

On the 29th November 2001, Ireland lost one of its most eclectic and talented troubadours. Singer-songwriter Mic Christopher – aged just thirty two – died tragically after an accidental fall on steps in the Netherlands, the same night he opened for his musical heroes, The Waterboys. Now sixteen years later, Mic is remembered through the

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The price of peace: statistics from An Garda Síochána reveal the risks members of the force must deal with daily.

It is common knowledge that occupational hazards are very much part and parcel of choosing an occupation with An Garda Síochána. The first half of the 2010s it seems however, were particularly dangerous years for members of the force. Figures released from An Garda Síochána’s Freedom of Information office have revealed the number of injuries

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Christmas market returns to Custom House Quay

If you’re looking for a festive day out for the whole family then look no further as Custom House Quay has been converted into a magical Aprés Village. The Aprés Village and Lodge which is conveniently located opposite the George’s Dock Luas stop, consists of market stalls in the form of charming, wooden huts. They’re

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Paper Bear trying to crack Irish Christmas card market

A Dublin based greeting card company has come up with a novel approach to producing Christmas cards. PaperBear.ie, is a pop up card company that makes greeting cards for all occasions including Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, get well cards and even cards depicting famous Irish landmarks … all ideal for sending to loved ones living abroad.

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Cyclist safety uncertain as Luas Cross City prepares to launch

With the Luas Cross City project almost launched, Lee Shields explores the dangers to the city’s cyclists as Luas tracks have been extended across the city. The new Luas Cross City line is due for it’s official start of service on Saturday at 2pm.  The service is an extension of the Green Line through the

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