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Flight Fest 2013

Flight Fest 2013

More than 130,000 people lined the banks of the Liffey on September 15th 2013 to watch the historic FlightFest fly-past between the East Link Bridge and the Talbot Memorial Bridge. The spectacular event was brought to a close by the British Airways A380 Airbus, which loomed large over Dublin city. Photos by Ian Redican

by · October 20, 2013 · Community, Community News
The veil of anonymity

The veil of anonymity

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by · October 19, 2013 · Features, Welfare
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Sutton referees EA Sports Cup Final

FIFA referee Padraigh Sutton took charge of EA Sports Cup Final between Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United at Tallaght Stadium on Saturday 21st 2013. It was the first major domestic final as a referee for the 36-year-old garda sergeant who hails from Ennis and is based at Roxboro Garda Station in Limerick. He was previously an assistant referee at the […]

by · October 18, 2013 · Sportsfile
Help the aged

Help the aged

As our population ages, dealing with the safety of the elderly is becoming a core part of a garda’s job writes Sean Moynihan   ALONE, an organisation which supports, befriends and provides homes for older people in need, was founded over 35 years ago by Dublin fireman Willie Bermingham, who, during the course of his duty in the cold winter […]

by · October 13, 2013 · Community, Features, Welfare

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by · October 7, 2013 · Classifieds, Community
The K’s Joe Green - player of the tournament

Pearse Street 7-a-side

The inaugural Pearse Street 7-a-side football tournament was held at Trinity College Dublin on 24th August 2103, with nine teams from the DMR battling it out in a tournament that included the venue hosts, Trinity College. The K beat the B district in extra time. The player of the tournament was Joe Green for an outstanding day in the forward […]

by · October 7, 2013 · Sportsfile
Lack of respect for frontline role

Lack of respect for frontline role

Frontline gardaí go into the unknown yet their contribution is undervalued in their remuneration, argues John O’Keeffe   THE British prime minister, David Cameron recently claimed that more police in the UK now work on the ‘frontline’ than at any other time in the Force’s history. Independent analysis would appear to support this proposition. Some 83% operate almost exclusively on […]

by · September 20, 2013 · Features, Modern Policing, Opinion
Faithful Place, Dublin, 1913. From the Darkest Dublin Collection (RSAI)

Rising discontent

On one level it could be argued that Jim Larkin’s vision of an equitable society has been fulfilled. Yet there is so much discontent about writes Tom Prendeville   EXACTLY 100 years ago, in 1913, Dublin had the worst slums in Europe, infectious TB was rampant and the city had a huge underclass of working poor. Eventually things reached a […]

by · September 19, 2013 · Opinion
Blackrock Open Day: The first of many

Blackrock Open Day: The first of many

Blackrock Garda Station’s inaugural open day on Sunday 15th September 2013 attracted 1,000 locals and was deemed a great success by Sergeant Pat McDonald. While many of the support units were on hand, the main attraction was the Garda Band. Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice and Equality and Minister for Defence, was also in attendance. Photos by Majella O’Sullivan […]

by · September 15, 2013 · Community, Community News