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Mike Power was impressed with his care during a hospital  stay when Covid was still a major issue As the man said, ‘life can be a funny old game.’ Now retired from the medical hurly burly, the last thing I expected was to find myself lately suddenly cast in  the patient role . With a persistent, anti-social cough, I’d already seen my GP twice, been given anti-biotics and steroids to no effect, and  attended the hospitals’ A & E once. In frustration, we  resolved to give the local  A & E another go. So it was that after an…

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The Rose Hotel is the first hotel in the world to achieve the coveted Emerald Status Award by environmental educational company Fifty Shades Greener. Odran Lucey, the hotel’s Green Manager and Executive Head Chef has been a force of nature when it comes to leading The Rose Hotel on their sustainable journey Odran also became the first level 6 qualified Green Manager in the world in 2022, allowing him to be acknowledged for the environmental management skills he had gained through the Fifty Shades Greener qualification. To achieve the Emerald Award, The Rose Hotel have been measuring and reducing their…

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Lifelong fan Aubrey Malone casts a critical eye over the life and music of Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is now 81 but still trucking. He played the 3Arena last November. It’s part of his Never Ending Worldwide Tour, the one that kicked off in Milwaukie last November. It was his first time in Dublin for five years. When Covid hit, I thought we’d never see him on these shores again. There’s always something happening with Dylan. He won the Nobel Prize in 2016. The fact that it was for his writing rather than his music stunned many people. He’d never…

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Vhi is asking people to experience the mental and physical health benefits of parkrun for themselves! With Blue Monday, known as the most depressing day of the year, occurring next week, Vhi is encouraging the Irish public to start the year off on the right foot, by giving parkrun a try in order to experience both the mental and physical benefits participation can bring. Vhi as the presenting partner of parkrun Ireland for the past seven years, is calling on people to visit their local parkrun this weekend. Whether you participate in parkrun as a walker, jogger, runner or…

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Celebrate the life of Padre Pio, Ireland’s most popular saint in the: National Concert Hall on the 11th March Cork Opera House on the 12th March University Concert Hall, Limerick on the 16th March All proceeds are going to the Capuchin Day Centre who are celebrating a big centenary in 2023 The story is told on a big screen by Aonghus Mc Anally with a musical programme of inspirational and spiritual classic hits. MD is Eugene Mc Carthy and Red Hurley is the main act www.capuchindaycentre.ie To be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to a…

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Conor meets Tony Scott, co-founder and driving force behind the Young Scientist Exhibition. The brainchild of himself and his great friend Fr Tom Burke as far back as 1965 and now known as the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, the event is back in person in the RDS this year. Tony continues to lead and inspire the next generation. They talk about the event and how the Young Scientist winners are chosen, and he fondly remembers Fr Tom as he reflects on the long-running success

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Lorna Hogg reports that one iconic Joycean accessory – the Martello Tower in Dublin’s Sandycove has a newly secured future Admirers of James Joyce – and his masterpiece novel Ulysses, will be delighted to know that one iconic Joycean accessory – the Martello Tower in Dublin’s Sandycove, has a newly secured future. Owned by the Office of Public Works, and leased for some time by Failte Ireland, it closed ten years ago. Now, Dun Laoghaire- Rathdown County Council and the Joyce Tower and Museum have just announced a new collaboration to secure the future of the famous structure. Various…

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