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This morning.

Aviva Stadium, Dublin 4.

Wellness advocate Sile Seoige and Former Irish Rugby Player James Downey at the  launch of a 20ft Christmas tree in honour of St. Francis Hospice and its Charity Christmas appeal.

The Hospice, is calling on the public to sponsor a light for €6 on its ‘Tree of Life’, in memory of a loved one or for somebody experiencing difficulty in their lives.

Visit here.

Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland


This morning.

David Douglas writes:

A walk amongst the…wait a minute! Every single week someone throws a newspaper full of fresh shit along the [River] Dodder walk by the Aviva. Anyone know why!?

Sounds like a healthy bran-based diet.




Conall writes:

It’s not all hooman poo on that stretch of the Dodder. Opposite what you might call ‘Poo Corner’, lives this beautiful heron (above) – whom I commune with on a daily basis and who is, I can assure all, enchanted by his surroundings.


Mark Tighe of the Sunday Times has his penalty saved by Richard Boyd Barrett who despite injury effortlessly moves to the right during last night’s Politicians Vs Journalists match at Lansdowne Road, Dublin.

The event raised over €40,000 for Temple Street Hospital and Concern.

ESB Charity Cup 2013 (Storify)

Journalists pay penalty in political showdown at Aviva Stadium (RTE News)

Previously: Danger Here

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Brian ‘Chopper’ Hayes is a late confirmation to line out tonight for the Politicians vs Journalists match at the Aviva 7:30pm.

Tickets: Adults €10, children €5. All proceeds to Temple Street Hospital and Concern.

You can donate here

Previously: “Twas A TD Did It”

Pics: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland, John Gilroy

Update: The team sheet


Via Colm Dolan