Archive for the Community Category

We are the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society

We are the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society

Last week the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society held their AGM in the Hive in Herbert park. Chairperson of the society John Holohan got proceedings off to a start and relayed news of the future plans for Herbert Park, […]

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Garda Youth Awards – Recognizing our youth’s endeavours in making our world a safer place

Garda Youth Awards - Recognizing our youth's endeavours in making our world a safer place

Last Friday the Dublin South Central Division of An Garda Síochana launched the Garda Youth Awards. It is an initiative in cooperation between them and Aviva Insurance at the Aviva Stadium. It is a project with its origins dating back to 1995 when a local […]

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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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