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The day Dolores kidnapped baby Jesus

The day Dolores kidnapped baby Jesus

We asked older locals from Finglas to share their Christmases past and heard about kidnapping Jesus, steamy puddings, preparing the turkey and a perm club.
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100 years in Tinahely

100 years in Tinahely

Our branch in Tinahely, Co. Wicklow opened in 1918. A hundred years later, staff from the branch supported the 83rd Tinahely Show, volunteered to help and took part in events and one, Joe Phelan, brought along some unusual visitors.
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Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

'There's a line of Seamus Heaney for everybody and I would like people to find that line and take it with them,' says Katherine McSharry, Director of 'Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again' the first exhibition to take place in the new Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre.
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Keeping track of people with Alzheimer’s

Keeping track of people with Alzheimer’s

Bank of Ireland TY Academy is a 3-day programme encouraging students to form effective teams and to pitch innovative business concepts to a panel of judges.
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Our smallest branch is 8 mins from the mainland by plane

Our smallest branch is 8 mins from the mainland by plane

Our smallest branch is on the island of Inis Mór (permanent population approximately 850).
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Fields of dreams

Fields of dreams

An eight-acre site in Cabinteely village where the Bank of Ireland Operations Centre now sits used to house the John Hinde postcard 'factory'.
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‘I played Zinedine Zidane when he still had hair!’

‘I played Zinedine Zidane when he still had hair!’

From the late 1980s to the mid-1990s, Dave was one of the most electrifying footballers in Irish soccer, with spells at UCD, Bohemians and Shelbourne. Here he recalls scoring the winning goal in the 1992 FAI Cup final, playing against the legendary Zinedine Zidane, and watching a league title slip away after the team bus broke down.
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