Recent Posts St. Anne’s Parkrun, Raheny, Dublin 5

Free, weekly, timed 5k run, every Saturday at 9:30am, starting 28th September

Parkrun is coming to St. Anne’s Park, Raheny! Building on the success of the events in Malahide Demesne, Marlay Park and Griffeen Park, this accurately-measured 5k run will be held weekly in the beautiful St. Anne’s Park, Dublin 5.

Supported by Dublin City Council Sport & Active Recreation Section, together with Raheny Shamrocks AC, the parkrun will be an excellent addition to the running scene in Dublin. Whether you’re a speedster, a crawler, or somewhere in between, we warmly welcome you each and every Saturday. You could even bring the whole family, and visit the playground or onsite market afterwards.

Check out the course map, directions, how to sign up, and other details on our dedicated website:; and ‘like’ us on facebook at ‘St. Anne’s parkrun’ to keep up-to-date. As with all parkrun events, our success depends on volunteers – if you would like to help out, please send us an email at

What is parkrun?

Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5k run, held in various locations around the world. Logon to the website: to sign up and find out further details. Print off your barcode, and bring it to any parkrun, anywhere in the world. You only need to sign up once – all you need is the barcode! This will ultimately give you a finishing position and time for each run, which will be emailed to you soon after the run. We suggest laminating the barcode to maintain its longevity and ensure it scans correctly at the end of every run, giving you an accurate time. Please note that we cannot scan barcodes on phones.

What is the difference between Saorview and Dreambox Ireland?

There is a lot of confusion around the various types of free TV boxes that are available and what the difference is between these and an android box. Firstly as stated in our older posts an android TV box is a completely different product although is used to do the same thing by some people as the free TV receivers. For example an android box is just an android computer and allows you to access apps like Facebook, Youtube and web browsers but it can also be used to stream movies and TV shows. A lot of people have now got these boxes to stream TV like RTE Player and ITV Hub and that is fine if you have a working internet connection.

A dreambox is a satellite TV box which means that you need to have a satellite dish in order for it to work. According to sites like dreambox Ireland you just need a satellite dish and a dreambox itself in order to get saorview and freesat channels. Most homes in Ireland have a satellite dish and this is a better option for quality reliable TV as a stream coming from the internet can go down and also you need a fast internet connection to get good quality streams without interruption.

If you live in an apartment block in which you are not allowed a satellite dish then an android box is a good option but if possible we would recommend viewing your sport on a dreambox which have become popular in Ireland.

Our Sponsors Bright Whites Release New Teeth Whitening Kits

As it comes to the end of the season we would like to thank all of our sponsors and we will be doing another round of fundraising in the summer before next season starts. One of the main sponsors of this site have reached out to us as they have released a new product in their teeth whitening kits range. Bright Whites offer teeth whitening strips, kits and related supplies in Ireland. There are two main ways to whiten your teeth and that is by teeth whitening kit or the better know teeth whitening strips. So what is the difference and which one is better?

Whitening Strips:

teeth whitening kitsTeeth whitening strips are soft plastic sheets that have peroxide on them that whitens the tooth safely. You apply these strips for approx. 30 minutes each night for 7 – 14 days. You can apply them to the bottom or top teeth and they are considered to be very effective. By the end of the 14 days your teeth should be noticeably whiter however sometimes people do not respond well to this treatment. It is important to note that teeth whitening strips are not a replacement for mouth hygiene and your teeth should still be brushed twice per day.

Whitening Kits:

Teeth Whitening Kits are trays of gel that are fitted also with peroxide solution. The mouthpiece is then warn for approx. 30 minutes or more or less depending on the strength of the gel. They are very similar to strips although the tray is obviously more intrusive for the user although they do provide a sturdy way of applying the peroxide.

We highly recommend using either and it is just a matter of what you would prefer to use. For most people having the strips in their mouth is much easier than a tray and the results are largely the same.






What’s the best android TV box for watching sport?

best android tv boxAndroid TV boxes have taken Ireland by storm and the reason they are so popular is the fact that they can turn your existing TV into a smart TV by allowing you access to apps such as RTE player, Netflix, Facebook and many more options. For those of you who do not have a satellite dish then the android box is a good solution as you only need an internet connection to watch popular streaming apps like RTE player which will show the big GAA matches and rugby games online.

When it comes to which is the best android TV box it is a tough question to ask as many of them have a very similar specification and the same hardware but are offered at a different prices. The main thing to look at for when getting an android box is the amount of RAM (random access memory) in the box and also the graphics unit. When watching sport in particular you always want the best quality so the Mali GPU 450 is a popular graphics unit that will stream sports with no issues in HD. Also you want at least 2GB of RAM according to who have linked up with RTE to become the go to supplier of android boxes.

The best apps for streaming sport are of course the RTE player, ITV hub and also Sky go for sky subscription members. This will allow you to stream sport in HD directly to your TV where you could not otherwise do so!


Watch your favorite sports games on an android tv box

android tv boxThere are some electronic gadgets developed to assist people conserve money. The Android TV box is an electronic gadget people can link to their existing Televisions to access their preferred videos. This little machine is created to fill in TV services, such as cable or satellite TV. Unlike the TV services people pay a regular monthly cost to use, this Android gadget does not have any month-to-month cost, so people conserve money by changing to package.

Cut the Cable!

Are you tired of providing more and more of your hard made money to a huge cable company who uses it to pad their pockets? Have you been charged expensive and concealed charges that do not make good sense yet can not be removed from your expense? All that can end now with the remarkable Android TV Box. Access all your preferred movies, TV shows, live TV, and live sports all WITHOUT the month-to-month expenses or membership charges. Sure, the huge name streaming services can be excellent, however not all movies are available and you are generally a minimum of a season behind on TV shows. Modification that and enjoy new episodes as they occur with the Component Android TV Box.

The list of links that appear after a search likewise show whether the movie is displayed in hd or basic definition display. A sluggish web connection through WIFI might not be as excellent for streaming high definition, nevertheless the requirement is generally excellent quality. To be reasonable, I have a fairly sluggish speed connection and set my box up through WIFI, yet for most of times, had the ability to access HD movies to play perfectly!

How it Functions.

In order to use the functions on the Android TV box, the family needs to have access to the Web. Package itself merely plugs into the Television Set, where it develops an on-screen display of a range of video and music hosting applications. To stream a movie or TV show, people simply click the app they see shown on their TV screen. This takes them straight to the mobile site for that company, where they can check out all the available videos to choose the one they wish to view. Picking a video on the hosting site will right away begin the streaming procedure, where the movie or TV show will play straight on their TV screen.

More Options.

People who opt to use the Android TV Box have a lot more options available for what they can view according to the android tv box in australia store. Every app showed on the TV screen comes from a different service. Each service has their own range of music and videos people can pay attention to or watch by streaming them. There are even applications for websites that host sporting occasions, which people can stream straight into their houses. The apps are available 24 Hr a day, every day, so people are not restricted by what they can see, no matter what time of day they may opt to view TV.

Are iPhone’s keeping our kids indoors?

There are certain benefits associated with buying a refurbished iPhone. Many people would like to go for a brand new phone. However, the number of people opting for used or refurbishing phones is on the rise.

If you buy a refurbished phone from a reputed vendor, there will not be any complications. The seller will give guarantee of the product so that you will be able to use it for a reasonable period of time without any issues. There will be substantial price reduction which can be enjoyed by the customer.

When you purchase a refurbished iPhone, you will not contribute to the protection of the environment. Most of the parts which can be re-used will be extracted by the manufacturing company such as As parts will go through recycling, old phones will not be disposed off completely. When a new phone is manufactured, the earth’s resources are utilized. As you invest in a refurbished model, you will contribute towards the better environment.

You will not want to execute a new contract when you go for a refurbished iPhone. You can use the phone on the existing phone contract without any issues. The refurbished phone will go through thorough inspection and repair. There will be guarantee on the full function of the phone and you will not have any performance issues. There will be very little scratches and nicks on the phone so that you will be able to use without any issues.

The phone will go through various software updates so that it can be used as per your needs in a very efficient way. The refurbished phone will go through the trial and error period so that you can use it confidently. You can enjoy the latest features without investing on the new iPhone. You will not want to return the iPhone as it will go through high quality inspection before dispatching to the customer.