From January 1st 2023, Ireland’s only Theme Park and Zoo will be renamed EMERALD PARK. The new name was unveiled today (29.09.22) by Charles Coyle, General Manager of Tayto Park and work is underway to rebrand all elements of the Park before the new year.
Ukrainian refugees are to be offered employment and training help at an iconic Dublin café – which is also putting ‘Red Cross Buns’ on its menu to aid the humanitarian effort.
Bewley’s Café in Grafton Street will be selling the pastries in place of its usual hot cross variety until Easter, with all proceeds going to the Irish Red Cross.
The Green Party has published a new report on Dublin’s Capel Street. The Vision for Capel Street contains recommendations for the future development of the street which is due to be traffic free from May of this year. The report was commissioned by Ciarán Cuffe MEP and launched by Minister of State Malcolm Noonan TD on Dublin’s Grattan Bridge.
DUBLIN-based Clean Coasts group are calling for people on the Southside to put an end to single-use plastic items they thought they couldn’t live without, by finding plastic-free alternatives.
The group has been busy tackling plastic pollution on Dublin’s beaches for over 20 years.
GRAFTON street is the place to head for this summer if LEGO is your thing, with the country’s first store to open there, creating 10-15 jobs.
“The new LEGO Store will be amongst some of the biggest and best brands in Dublin, in a shopping district loved by many local families and visitors alike,”
Breast Cancer Ireland reveals worryingly low levels of self-checking behaviours and knowledge of 8 signs and symptoms, on World Cancer Day
This World Cancer Day, Breast Cancer Ireland Patient Supporter Dawn Fahy is backing the #MoreThanALump education and awareness campaign which aims to highlight the lesser known signs and symptoms of the disease. Now in recovery, Dawn was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer at just 33 years of age, having waited a number of months before visiting her GP, having experienced a slight tingling in the breast, rather than a lump. Breast Cancer Ireland today reveals stark research findings indicating that only 34% of the Irish women check their breasts monthly as advised, and 30% are still unsure as to what to look for with regards to the 8 signs and symptoms of the disease. For more information visit www.breastcancerireland.com
Eight North Dublin students were among 29 young artists from the county to have won top prizes in this year’s 67th Texaco Children’s Art Competition.
In the 14-15 years age category, Xinru Zhou (14), a pupil at Holy Faith Clontarf Secondary School, won third prize for an artwork entitled ‘Pineapple Slice’. Whilst seven more North Dublin winners each won Special Merit Awards for artworks that Professor McGonagle said, “demonstrated high levels of skill and imagination.”