Local resource group embodies community spirit

Jordan Sweeney reports on a resource group at the heart of Dublin 8’s ever-expanding community. The dictionary defines the word community as a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. But the word can be made to hold a much heavier weight and to strike a larger chord. In some ways, 2016 has… Read more »

Chewing gum and cigarettes still Ireland’s biggest litter problem

Citizens have been urged to throw away their chewing gum and cigarettes in provided bins, reports Tahlia Nunes da Silva Peppard. People all around Ireland are being urged by Government officials to stop throwing their cigarette butts and chewing gum on the streets. Recently, the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Report showed that the most common forms of litter are cigarettes and chewing gum. The report provides… Read more »

Dublin’s municipal park a green and safe haven

The Phoenix Park fulfils so many needs for Dubliners and visitors alike, writes Kathleen Milewski. The Phoenix Park is an award-winning park that sits on the outside edge of Dublin 8. Its 1,752 acres of rolling hills and stunning views of the mountains and River Liffey are enough to make any visitor forget that they are still in the city… Read more »

Melting the iceberg of fear

Emmet McCabe discusses a report on recreational drug use and drug-debt intimidation with its author. A new campaign to highlight the effect that recreational drug use is having on violence and drug-debt intimidation in Ireland has been launched by the Safer Blanchardstown organisation. The Safer Blanchardstown group is a local Community Policing Forum funded by and operating in the Blanchardstown Local… Read more »
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Two Griffith nominees in Magazine Ireland awards

  What are the chances of two Griffith alumni to be nominated as finalists in the 2016 Magazine Ireland awards? It is an even greater coincidence that the two graduates of the BA in Journalism and Media Communications… Read more »

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Your photo view of Dublin could win €700

CoinaPhoto, a unique social media platform to share locally relevant social stock photography, is delighted to be partnering with Griffith College to launch a photography competition exclusive to Griffith College students. It is an exciting collaboration given… Read more »