Archive for the Community Category

Campaign to save Markievicz Pool from Metrolink

By Peter McNamara On Thursday June 16th members of the “Save Markievicz Pool” campaign group convened a public meeting at St Andrews Resource Centre, on Pearse Street. At issue was the National Transport Authority’s (NTA) proposal to demolish the newly-refurbished […]

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Golden applause at RDRD Annual event

By Beibhinn Byrne The teenage years are notorious for trouble. A highly-charged and creative time in life that can prove tricky for most often requires huge support. The many rites of passage at play – from peer group approval to […]

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Salute to the great Ringsend Eagles

By Eoin Meegan Some thirty years ago, a group of Ringsend youths made history by being part of a unique and very special athletic club. Even if they are not recorded in the official sporting records, one man recalls their […]

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BusConnects update

Two things: proposals for the bus service aka the revised network of bus service and proposals the core bus corridors are related, but are treated separately by the National Transport Authority, NTA. The first round of consultations and for submissions […]

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Charity Begins at Home

By Kathrin Kobus The rugby season is on a break until the World Cup comes along in September, when the club rugby will start anew. For now, the 2018/19  competitions are over. Back in April, president Kieran Mulligan had invited […]

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DCC Notes for April/May 2019

Compiled by Geneva Pattison The following motions and responses  were presented at the monthly meetings for the South East Area Committee held on April 8th and on May 13th.  11th April SEAC Notes. Due to the continued growth in office […]

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Celebration of Outstanding Young People

Garda Youth Awards The Garda Youth Awards 2018 was launched for the first time in the Dublin South Central in both the Aviva Stadium and Google Headquarters on Barrow Street. There was over 100 teenagers nominated. They represented Communities covered […]

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Action plan for Ringsend Crime

By Peter McNamara Over the last few months there have been increased reports of crime and anti-social behaviour in Ringsend and Irishtown. The trend began last September, with the all too familiar run-up to Hallowe’en. Since then, vandalism, intimidation, criminal […]

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Men’s Shed to Open in D4

By Peter McNamara Men’s Sheds have been phenomenally successful in Ireland since the first one opened in 2009. Last May, Dublin 4 appeared to be on the verge of establishing its own Men’s Shed. In spite of huge local demand […]

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Local Election Candidates

By Eoin Meegan With the upcoming local elections this May, NewsFour invited all of the area’s declared and potential candidates to respond to the same set of questions regarding being your representative and responses to specific questions regarding the community […]

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