First Lady Mrs Sabina Higgins, pictured with Sea of Change Choir, an all female group made up entirely of cancer survivors at the Official Opening of the brand new multi-million euro Beaumont Breast Centre. Mrs Sabina Higgins was Guest of Honour at the event – making the First Lady of Ireland one of the very first to step inside the doors of this world class facility, that will benefit 10,000 Irish women per year, for decades to come. The brand new Breast Centre, which cost circa €6m to build, is spread across three floors in a purpose built setting in Beaumont Hospital in Dublin. It incorporates eight consulting suites, five imaging suites with the very latest 3D and ultrasound equipment, a bespoke Clinical Trials Unit dedicated to ongoing clinical trial development facilitating translational research, a prosthesis and post mastectomy underwear fitting room, a dedicated Counselling Suite, nurses Administrative Suite and a Board Room where the entire multidisciplinary team can gather to assess and create personalised patient treatment plans.
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Baldoyle United under 18 girls team took home the prestigious MGL Carlie Fitzgerald Memorial Cup at the Oscar Traynor Centre, Coolock, on Saturday 14 May 2022. The victorious northsiders triumphed over a strong Peamount United side after a dramatic penalty shoot-out with the final finishing 2-2 after extra time.
Centra stores across Dublin call on public to ‘Take Part and Take Back from Cancer’ in support of the Irish Cancer Society
Centra’s ‘Take Part and Take Back from Cancer’ campaign in support of the Irish Cancer Society this Daffodil Day. Centra are proud to partner with the Irish Cancer Society this year, enabling customers to tap and donate at the till from 24th – 27th March in participating Centra stores nationwide. 100% of donations will go directly to the Irish Cancer Society enabling them to provide crucial support services such as the Irish Cancer Society Freephone Support Line, the Volunteer Driver Service, the Night Nursing Service, and the free Counselling Service.
Fingal County Council has lodged a joint planning application for a €10m redevelopment of Howth Castle. The massive revamp would involve conservation and restoration works on the castle, and its grounds. If it gets the green light, up to 150 new jobs would be created on completion, with 100 jobs during the construction phase. Tetrarch Capital and the Michael J Wright Group are partnering on the project, and plan to create a visitor and tourist destination.
Balbriggan Chamber of Commerce & Balbriggan Tourism Event taking place in the Bracken Court Hotel on Friday, 4th March, inviting businesses and community interests locally to participate, with registration details now available online at www.balbrigganchamber.ie
A DUBLIN councillor has warned it is only a matter of time before someone dies, as gangs of teenagers attack each other and post the footage on social media.
It has been reported that since before Christmas, gangs of young people had been carrying out random assaults in the Cabra area and filming them for social media in what has become a competition to achieve more views.
The incidents have become more serious in recent weeks and are being organised as gangs try to “outdo” each other.
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.
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The Lord Mayor of Dublin Alison Gilliland is inviting everyone to join in celebrating the contributions and achievements of women past and present on February 1st for Brigit 2022: Dublin City Celebrating Women.
House prices in Dublin rose again – up 7.4% in the last quarter of 2021 according to the latest report by MyHome.ie in association with Davy.
It comes as the number of homes listed for sale in December on MyHome hit a low of 3,100 in Dublin, down 13.5%.
Brave off-duty Dublin firefighter and paramedic from Swords hailed a hero after she helped to rescue a swimmer who got into difficulty in the water on New Year’s Eve.
Dublin Fire Brigade added: “We are proud to hear that off-duty Swords Firefighter/Paramedic Alex Daly was instrumental in a successful sea rescue at Dunmore East.
“She spotted a swimmer in difficulty and swam to them, keeping them afloat for 20 minutes, until the arrival of Dunmore East RNLI.”