Archive for the Community Category

Online quiz in support of Headway’s brain injury support services.

Online quiz in support of Headway's brain injury support services.

Geneva Pattison. On the 26th of February at 8:30pm, an online quiz in aid of the charity Headway is set to take place. The price of a ticket for a team costs €15 and teams can comprise of multiple people […]

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George’s Dock white water rafting plan challenged by public petition.

George's Dock white water rafting plan challenged by public petition.

Geneva Pattison In early 2019, Dublin City Council put forward plans to develop a white water rafting facility in George’s Dock. The development plan was passed in December 2019, despite the estimated costs of the build starting at 12 million […]

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New Social-Distance Benches by Raytown Men’s Shed

Peter McNamara In response to the pandemic, and to spread good feeling in the local area, the Raytown Men’s Shed is designing, building and installing special “social-distance” benches in flat complexes around Ringsend. The Shedders have already set up five […]

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National Family Support Network launches wellbeing event

National Family Support Network launches wellbeing event

Geneva Pattison In these difficult times, it’s important to practice self care and reach out for support if you need it. The National Family Support Network is lending a much needed helping hand with that endeavor, with their January virtual […]

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Sandymount New Cycleway: Green Dream or Traffic Nightmare?

Eoin Meegan A new ambitious plan for the southside of Dublin Bay envisages a cycle path going all the way from Sandymount to Sandycove beyond Dún Laoghaire. As part of this plan a new cycleway will run along the Strand […]

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Garda Youth Awards 2021: Get Nominating for D4.

Garda Youth Awards 2021: Get Nominating for D4.

Geneva Pattison Nominations for the 2021 Garda Youth Awards will close on January 29th. Now is the time to nominate young people in the locality who have demonstrated any outstanding acts of bravery, service or ingenuity from within the sphere […]

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New Grotto on Bremen Avenue

Margaret Dunne The Grotto on Bremen Avenue was recently refurbished and a new Grotto built. A big thank you to local residents Rose Barnes Corrigan and Pauline Walsh who look after the maintenance and upkeep of the Grotto, along with […]

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Dublin children share what lockdown is like without a home in ‘Homeless Stories’

A beautiful new book, written and illustrated by children who are experiencing homelessness in Dublin and across Ireland during the current pandemic, was launched today at the end of November by Irish publishing company Emu Ink. In ‘Homeless Stories,’ children, […]

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The Dublin 4 Christmas Gift Guide

Geneva Pattison We are all doing our part to support small businesses and shop local this Christmas season. However, with another lockdown interrupting the regular shopping period, it’s difficult to keep up with everything our local shops have to offer. […]

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Irish Craft: a beautiful Christmas Gift for someone you love

Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) has launched the winter edition of its #MadeLocal campaign, with the message ‘Love What You Give’. Made Local highlights the work of talented craft makers nationwide. The campaign shines a light on the quality […]

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