• 1916

    Now not Then

    The recent multitude of events commemorating the centenary of the 1916 rising has provided ample opportunity to reconsider and admire the original wording of the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic. “The Republic guarantees religious and civil liberty, equal rights and equal opportunities to all its citizens, and declares its resolve to pursue the happiness […]

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    Villager – April 2016.

    Old masters – of bad practice. Christies is the agent for the export and proposed sale by auction of nine paintings and a drawing – including paintings by Peter Paul Rubens, David Teniers II and Francesco Guardi – from the Alfred Beit Foundation’s collection, mostly based in Russborough House, Co Wicklow. Scandalously, and in breach […]

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    Smur fit-up for Merrion Square.

    Norma Smurfit is now proposing a €2m pavilion for the west side of Merrion Square in Dublin. The plans will go before the full council at its April meeting, to see whether they should move forward and should go out to public consultation.

Latest issue – APRIL 2016



Homelessness watch

Data from February 2016. See more
Family units: 912
Children in homeless familes: 1881
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