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Six short story, writing and poetry competitions that are still open for submissions (2024)

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Looking to hone your craft? These short story and poetry competitions are still open for submissions.

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Age-old traditional Arrow Ceremony to be re-enacted at Hook Lighthouse on New Year’s Day

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An age-old tradition is set to take place on New Year’s Day at the 800-year-old Hook Lighthouse in county Wexford as the archers, both expert and amateur, take part in

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Dublin City twinned with Ramallah, Palestine

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The Lord Mayor of Dublin Daithí de Róiste and Mayor Issa Kassis of Ramallah, Palestine have formally signed a City to City Friendship Agreement.

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Dublin plans to become world’s first Autism-friendly capital city

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A new initiative that will see Dublin become the first autism-friendly capital city in the world was announced by The Lord Mayor of Dublin Daithí de Róiste at the launch

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Dublin by Night Fest to celebrate city centre after dark

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Dublin City Centre is to host two special nighttime celebrations in November to recognise consistent excellence across its evening and nighttime economy.

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dlr Festival of Inclusion – celebrating diversity and empowering differences

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (dlr) County Council is to host the dlr Festival of Inclusion every autumn. ‘Belonging | Muintearas’ is the overall festival theme this year with activities and events taking

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Annual Harvest Festival celebrates one of the oldest fruits in Ireland – The Apple

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The annual Harvest Festival in Waterford is back for the 14th year and announcing details of the festival programme with a focus on food sustainability and a celebration of the

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Unique Irish wake museum about death opens in Waterford

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The oldest urban domestic building in Ireland is now home to the Irish wake museum which traces the customs, traditions and superstitions associated with death from the earliest times to

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Irish Historian Gerard Shannon on the remarkable life of Liam Lynch

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Liam Lynch was one of the most important figures of the Irish revolutionary period from 1916-23 but despite this, many people don’t know of his fascinating man. Irish historian Gerard

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Richard Gorman – Living Through Paint(ing) exhibition opens at the Hugh Lane Gallery

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Hugh Lane Gallery is presenting a survey exhibition by Richard Gorman in collaboration with the Contemporary Art Museum of Villa Croce, and Oriental Art Museum E. Chiossone, Genoa, Italy. The

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