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The enduring traditions of St. Brigid’s Day

February 1 is St. Brigid’s Day, also known as Imbolc, and marks the beginning of spring. Imbolc, also known as the Feast of Brigid, celebrates the arrival of longer, warmer…

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Education

Announcement: Leinster Senior Coach Stuart Lancaster Set to Take Part in Upcoming Garda Post Podcast.

Stuart Lancaster Celebrating Leinsters 2018 European Champions Cup Victory. Image courtesy of www.stuartlancaster.com. Stuart Lancaster, current senior coach in the Leinster Rugby set up is scheduled to talk to one…

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Education

Templemore helps to get more Gardai on the streets despite the Covid-19 pandemic

Image courtesy of Garda.ie 71 Gardai and 69 reserves have been put through their paces to be ready to serve. The Garda Training College in Templemore has been busy preparing…

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Education

5 Ways to Improve Your Finances in January

After the nightmare that was 2020, 2021 brings a whole new meaning to “new year,” doesn’t it? To kick off a much-needed fresh start, we compiled some common New Year’s…

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Education

Exhibition marks 200th anniversary of Kilmainham Courthouse revolt

A new exhibition has been launched by Kilmainham Gaol Museum to mark the 200th anniversary of one of the most dramatic events in the history of Kilmainham Courthouse. On 30 December 1820,…

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Education

BE SMART – 9 BEST MOOC AND E-LEARNING PLATFORMS

Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are gaining in popularity and are being accepted more and more as equivalents to regular university classes. While there are many MOOC platforms available, not…

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Clubs and Organisations

Online Courses You Can Do at Home

With each passing day of the Irish version of a lockdown, and once all the other chores you have been putting off are all ticked off the checklist – what…

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Education

Switching on cancer gene could treat heart disease

Researchers trying to turn off a gene that allows cancers to spread have made a surprising U-turn. By making the gene overactive and functional in the hearts of mice, they…

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Education

Work from Home: The G2 Guide

Expect more! G2 is giving tips to work from home. https://learn.g2.com/hub/wfh-week

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Education

22 Books That Expand Your Mind and Change The Way You Live

1. Man’s Search For Meaning by Victor Frankl I still think about this book almost daily, years after I first read it. What happened to millions of Jews 70 years ago,…

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Education

5 Books Anyone Over 60 Should Read

Mark Twain once said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” So, while we don’t have a choice when it comes to…

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Education

MOST BORROWED BOOKS OF 2019 REVEALED IN LEAD UP TO NATIONAL LIBRARY OPEN DAY, FEBRUARY 29TH

Details of the 20 books and authors borrowed most often from Irish public libraries in 2019 have been published by the Local Government Management Agency (LGMA), which compiles the information…

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Education

Donegal Garda Youth Awards celebrates Outstanding Young People at ceremony

The Donegal Joint Policing Committee were pleased to host the Donegal Garda Youth Awards on Friday 14 February 2020 in the County House in Lifford. The Awards celebrated outstanding by…

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Education

A new design for Howth Old Courthouse as refurbishment works begins

The Old Courthouse of Howth is set to have a new look as refurbishments on the historic structure on Harbour Road are underway and set to continue over the next…

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Education

What to do in your garden in January

Cold January days are the perfect opportunity for planning your garden for the following year. The snowdrops are beginning to emerge from the ground, scented shrubs are beginning to flourish…

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Education

A broken engagement and murderous revenge on Eyre Square

Thomas Parry had one thing on his mind when he visited Galway on July 29th, 1884. On a Monday evening in late July, Thomas Parry boarded a train to Galway….

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Education

Age Friendly Learning Opportunities at DCU

DCU is committed to widening access to higher education, this includes enhancing the lives of older members of the community through innovative educational,  health and wellness programmes, arts and cultural…

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Education

Life above Everything: Lucian Freud and Jack B. Yeats

Life above Everything is a major exhibition that brings together the work of two acknowledged masters, Lucian Freud and Jack B. Yeats. Exploring the affinities and interconnections between these two…

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Christmas 2019

Adults’ Eco Christmas Crafts – Sunday 1st December

Adults’ Eco Christmas Crafts – Are you dreaming of a green Christmas? Make your own unique eco-conscious gifts with biodegradable, seed infused paper and reduce your waste this holiday season….

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Education

Why Our Ancestors Drilled Holes in Each Other’s Skulls

For a large part of human prehistory, people around the world practised trepanation: a crude surgical procedure that involves forming a hole in the skull of a living person by…

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Education

Joe Veselsky – Trinity’s Oldest Student

Joe Veselsky is Trinity’s oldest student and is an inspiring example of lifelong learning. Joe (as he is known) has taken extra-mural courses in the School of Histories and Humanities…

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Education

Bram Stoker – Author (1847–1912)

Irish writer Bram Stoker is best known for authoring the classic 19th century horror novel ‘Dracula.’ Who Was Bram Stoker? Born in Ireland in 1847, Bram Stoker studied mathematics at…

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Education

8 Facts you never knew about Croke Park

In 1913, the GAA came into exclusive ownership of the Jones’ Road sports ground when they purchased it for £3,500 from Frank Dineen. The ground was then renamed Croke Park…

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Education

Under The Cover of ‘The Making of a Detective’

‘The Making of a Detective’ is a new book by retired Detective Garda Pat Marry from Mullingar that reveals the inside stories of a number of high profile investigations he…

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