An Gaelige i bParlamint na hEorpa

Tuairiscíodh go bhfuil Uachtarán Pharlaimint na hEorpa, an tUasal Martin Schulz, réidh chun dul ar aghaidh le leagan Gaeilge de shuíomh gréasáin oifigiúil an PE atá ar fáil faoi láthair i 22 de na 23 teangacha oifigiúil an AE (gach teanga ach amháin an Ghaeilge). Tar éis cruinniú idir feisirí Eorpach, Gay Mitchell agus Pat Ó…


Movies in the Park, Dún Laoghaire

dlr events Movies in the Park, at the People’s Park, Dún Laoghaire.
This afternoon’s schedule is as follows:

14:30 – The Lion King (G 90 mins)
18:00 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (12A 103 mins)
20:00 – Skyfall (12A 143 mins)Movies in the Park 2013

Seeking tour guides…

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is hiring tour guides for its summer programme of guided tours of heritage sites in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area. If you’re interested, you need to have a strong interest in history and heritage, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Training and/or previous experience as a guide will be an advantage;…


Deansgrange Cemetery

I visited Deansgrange Cemetery this afternoon for a tour of 1916 civilian graves by Ray Bateson, who has a wealth of knowledge on all things related to graves in Ireland. Deansgrange is one of Ireland’s most significant cemeteries, particularly for 20th century graves. Below are some pictures, including John A. Costello’s grave.

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Arrest in Blackrock robbery

The Irish Times has reported that there has been an arrest in the armed robbery in Blackrock this week: “A man in his late twenties has been arrested following a robbery at a Post Office in Blackrock, Co Dublin this afternoon. A man entered the Post Office at approximately 4pm and threatened staff with what is…


Progress on jobs

This Government inherited a jobs market in freefall with 250,000 private-sector jobs and 45,000 jobs in exporting sectors lost between 2008 and 2010. Since taking office, the Action Plan for Jobs, has provided for a transition from the old, failed economy – reliant on property, banking and debt – to a new, sustainable economy based…