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Three Castles Burning

Mar 25, 2020

The area around Portobello, the South Circular Road and Clanbrassil Street was once Little Jerusalem, the beating heart of Jewish Dublin. But why did they settle there, what brought them to Ireland and "what have the Jews ever done for us."

I'd encourage you all to get out and walk these streets and see some of the...

Mar 18, 2020

(Sending you all best wishes in challening times x)

As an Irish Republic was proclaimed on 24 April 1916, some Dubliners decided the time had come to take whatever they could get. At Noblett's sweet shop, Lawrence's toy shop and across the city, the looters got to work, burning buildings as they went. Las Fallon returns...

Mar 7, 2020

It is 30 years since the death of the activist and ALONE founder Willie Bermingham, who did improtant work in highlighting the plight of Dublin's elderly and poor in the decaying city of the 70s and 80s. A firefighter, trade unionist and proud Dubliner from Inchicore, his name remains widely known in Dublin today, and...