Archive for the Community Category

REVAMPED CREDIT UNION OPENS IN RINGSEND

By Peter McNamara After weeks of building, the revamped Savvi Credit Union has opened in Ringsend. This all-new branch was ushered in with a launch party and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Members and passers-by alike were treated to freshly scooped ice cream, handmade […]

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Kids with confidence

Kids with confidence

By Eoin Meegan    A new Mel Ryan School has just opened here in Sandymount in the Star of the Sea Hall. The class will initially concentrate on hip hop dance only, but Mel is hopeful of expanding this in time. […]

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Domino’s delivers 25 jobs to Ringsend

Domino’s delivers 25 jobs to Ringsend

By David Prendeville Domino’s Pizza celebrated the launch in Ringsend of their 50th store with a celebratory delivery by wakeboard. Following extraordinary deliveries by golf cart and penny farthing bike earlier this year, the ‘Domi-board’ is being trialled with dockside […]

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Bus Connects going around in circles

Bus Connects going around in circles

By Kathrin Kobus With one week to go till the end of the consultation period regarding BusConnects and the new bus routes (it officially closed on September 28th) the Minister for transport Shane Ross surprised everyone with the news that […]

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Covanta’s plans to burn more kept on ice

Covanta's plans to burn more kept on ice

By Paul Carton Covanta have had to withdraw their application to burn more waste. The application to ‘increase the annual capacity of existing waste to energy facility by 90000 tonnes’ which was lodged with An Bord Pleanala (the board) requested […]

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The Bath Pub Charity Cycle

The Bath Pub Charity Cycle

By Eoin Meegan Not since the famed summer of 1976 has Ireland enjoyed such welcoming sunshine and pleasant weather. Your first preference might be to cool down in the pool, grab yourself a tall ice cream, or a cold drink from […]

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Quietway Shouted Down

By Alexander Kearney Over two years in the planning, the South Dublin cycle Quietway now looks to be going nowhere after a proposed public consultation was voted down by the South East Area Dublin councillors in May. We ask: Where […]

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Goodbye to all that

Goodbye to all that

By Eoin Meegan Kiely’s pub in the heart of Donnybrook village is about to close its doors for the last time. The pub has been part of the history of Donnybrook for many long years with the present owners Pat […]

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New Stella Maris clubhouse completed

New Stella Maris clubhouse completed

By Peter McNamara After a long application process and weeks of building, the renovation of the Stella Maris Rowing Club is complete. The interior of the old clubhouse has been entirely modernised and an upper floor has been added to […]

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South Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force grant

South Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force grant

If you are applying for the South Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force (SICDATF) community grant you must have the application in by Friday 24th of August.If you have not done so already the application can be found here […]

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