Archive for the Community Category

BusConnects consultations delayed but not forgotten

BY Kathrin Kobus Since the planned public consultations in March could not go ahead the National Transport Authority NTA has decided to re-schedule public meetings later in the year, probably September. You can of course check and download the new […]

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Dublin City Council notification

The South East Area Community Development Section in Dublin City Council announced earlier today that due to the seriousness of the Covid 19 Virus situation, responsibility is being placed on all to take steps to protect the most vulnerable in […]

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Sean Moore Awards After Easter

Sean Moore Community Awards 2020 Please note that due to the Coronavirus issue we have decided to defer scheduled Sean Moore Awards ceremony from its original date of 19th March. All nominations received remain valid and closed. We will communicate […]

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Sean Moore Community Awards 2020

Working with our sponsor, the Aviva Stadium, and our media partner NewsFour, we are delighted to confirm that the Sean Moore Community Awards – first established during the 1988 Dublin Millennium – will again be presented in March 2020, at […]

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Pride of the Neighbourhood

BY Kathrin Kobus The year 2019 concluded  for St. Patricks Rowing Club with a truly huge award they received at the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny on the 30th of November. The very same day the boats were out on the […]

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Maggie and me

By Anthony O’Reardon Sometime early in 2016 I received a phone call from a historian by the name of Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc. He was writing a book about the War of Independence: Truce: Murder, Myth and the Last Days […]

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Friends helping Friends

BY Kathrin Kobus Sue Cross, co-founder of Friends helping Friends was surely among friends and neighbours yesterday at the CYMS Hall which functioned as collection point for the Ringsend&Irishtown Community Help the Homeless Christmas appeal. Between 2 and 6 residents […]

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Radio Snowflake returns on first Advent

BY Kathrin Kobus Irelands Original Christmas radio station is back for this year’s run from the 1-25th December. Radio Snowflake started out back in 1982 in Dublin 4 as part of Dave Reddy’s community Radio stations. During this season the station […]

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Documenting Donnybrook’s sacred space

Eoin Meegan Having written about the ancient cemetery in Donnybrook previously in this paper, I was intrigued when a new documentary on the cemetery was announced this summer. So I went along to a preview showing at The Hive in […]

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McCartan Opticians moving to new building

David Prendeville McCartan Opticians, which has been in Ringsend since 1987 and Baggot Street before that, since 1935, is moving to 2 Thorncastle Street on the corner, beside Ferrari’s chip shop. The building they’re moving into was formerly the old […]

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