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100 years Remembrance trip to Ypres April 2022

The Warden has oranised a trip to Ypres (leper) in Belgium, to mark the contributions of Old Columbans in the WWI.

William Trevor's Schooldays

The author spent less than three years at st columba's college in dublin, but they had a huge influence on his life and work
William Trevor, whose birthday it would have been today, died in November 2016, aged 88..

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01st Apr18:00 - 22:00
Galway Dinner

Podcast - Justin Green From Ballyvolane House

PODCAST EPISODE Justin Green from Ballyvolane House Cork Food Stories with Clara Cooney Apr 15 - 43 min Episode Description On this weeks podcast, Clara talks to Justin Green from Ballyvolane House in Cork..

Ian McKinley announces his retirement from rugby

Ian McKinley has confirmed he is retiring from playing rugby for a second and final time..

Daphine Aikens OC, (née Burgunder) awarded an MBE

Foodbank founder Daphine Aikens awarded an MBE The founder of Hammersmith & Fulham Foodbank has been awarded an MBE for a decade’s work helping some of the most vulnerable residents of the borough..

The Rake of Rathfarnham: Rathfarnham Castle and Philip Wharton

Article by Patrick Comerford from September 2008.

Co-Founder of SCC - James Henthorn Todd

Silveracre House On my way home from work this evening, I called to see Silveracre House off Sarah Curran Avenue in Rathfarnham, which is on sale through DNG with an asking price of €1..

Patrick Scott: New An Post stamp marks centenary of the artist's birth

Scott’s elegant work had a major modernising influence on Irish art and design In a rare accolade for a visual artist, An Post tomorrow issues a stamp marking the centenary of the birth of artist and designer Patrick Scott, who died in February 2014..

Sheppard's auction offers passage to India and the Orient

Array of eastern antiquities to feature at upcoming sale of Belmont House contents....

Adam Clayton: "It took a long time to realise what a mess I'd made"

U2 bassist Adam Clayton has admitted that the band's 2000 album All That You Can’t Leave Behind was the first time he recorded "stone cold sober" and that he is one of "the lucky ones" after coming through battles with drink and mental health..