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New Book by Maurice Curtis

INDEPENDENT IRELAND 1922-1992: Raised on Songs and Stories This latest book from historian, novelist and long-time Haroldonian, Maurice Curtis, is a social, personal and cultural celebration of Ireland in the twentieth century. It is also an exploration of some of the key themes in modern Irish history as seen

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HX Wreaths 2021

Christmas Wreaths from around Harold’s Cross – all homemade Soldiers are guarding all the wreaths in Harold’s Cross with their wooden spoon hands. Can you guess what else from around the house was used in their making? T

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The Pleasure of Poetry

Looking for distraction during the dark winter days? Why not immerse yourself in the age-old pleasure of poetry? During this six-week online course, Harold’s Cross Writer-in-Residence Amanda Bell will select poems across a range of topics, and together we will explore how to read a poem, and how

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Occasional News – November 2021

Thanks to Tony McDemott for compiling this news for Harold’s Cross.     Planning : The main developments since the last update are : ·       Saint Clare’s Convent : Convert a Community Room in Block 8 to a Studio Apartment. Click: HERE ·       DD O’Brien’s, 126-128 Harold’s Cross Road : Add a 6th floor with 6 more

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News for Sep 26th

Well Done Home-Street-Home : Congratulations to Laury Poisson & Ed Donnelly who continue to grace Harold’s Cross with their world-class showroom. Their brilliance has been acknowledged as Home-Street-Home has been selected as a Finalist for the Retail Excellence National Store of the Year Award. Drop in to enjoy the experience for yourself. Click: HERE and Click: HERE

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Occasional News – September 2021

Planning :  The main developments since the last update are : ·       New Schools at the Greyhound Stadium:  Dublin City Council’s (DCC) decision to grant permission for a new car-free educational campus has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála (ABP) by local residents who are concerned regarding proximity and overlooking to their

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