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Launch Of Dublin 2017 Rose Selection

This year’s annual Rose of Tralee festival is on the move again, with the official Dublin Rose launch taking place at Croke Park stadium last week. Now in his second year of hosting Rose of Tralee Selection Events in Dublin, RTE’s Marty Morrissey says it is “a privilege” for him…

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Roz Purcell At Swords Pavilions

The Pavilions Shopping Centre has a treat in store for foodies, when everybody’s favourite foodie and author, Roz Purcell will be at the centre on Saturday, 25th February from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Roz will be taking simple natural ingredients to create mouth-watering dishes. If you have any questions, Roz will…


Vegetable Garden Talks At Ardgillan

Ardgillan Castle are holding their first in a series of Vegetable Garden talks on Thursday, 16th February at 11am. This is a free event and is the first in a series of talks that will centre around the vegetable garden at Ardgillan. The head gardener, Dominica McKevitt will explain how…


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Photographic Exhibition In Malahide

The official opening of the fourth successive photographic exhibition of Malahide Camera Club will take place in the Parish Pastoral Centre, Main St, Malahide, on Friday, 10th February at 7pm. The Official Opening will be performed by Michael O’Sullivan, President of the Irish Photographic Federation, to which Malahide Camera Club…


Swords Castle Digging History Seminar

The public are invited to find out what was uncovered at Swords Castle last summer, as a result of the successful Season 2 of Digging History. A morning seminar on the findings will be held in the Atrium, County Hall, Swords on Saturday 18th February from 10am-1pm. A County Council…


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Talented Portmarnock Performer Follows His Dream

A talented young performer from Portmarnock has been inspired to follow his dreams after meeting and performing for two of Broadway’s biggest stars in New York City. Twenty-one-year-old Carl O’Dowd couldn’t believe his luck when The MGA Academy of Performing Arts in Edinburgh, where he is currently training for an…


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GALLERY: Rural Electrification Re-enactment

Rowlestown Oldtown Historical Association hosted a meeting and a re-enactment of the switching on of the electricity in Rural Ireland 70 years ago. This took place in Oldtown Hall on Wednesday, 25th January. Fr Joseph Purfield switched on the first Rural Electrification Village in Oldtown, in January 1947. As the…


Prince performing at Malahide Castle in 2011

Concerts To Return To Malahide Castle

The news that concerts are to return to Malahide Castle and Demesne this summer after a gap of six years, will be a welcome boost for tourism in the region. The last concert at the venue was on 30th July 2011 when Prince performed at the Castle. Other artists who…