Archive for the Community Category

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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Well-Dance for Seniors in Mount Merrion

By David Prendeville Dance Theatre of Ireland have announced that they are are set to expand their hugely successful, evidence-based modern dance programme Well-Dance for Seniors to Mount Merrion, as well as other locations.   Well-Dance for Seniors is an […]

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An Taisce Spring Clean in April

By Geneva Pattison For the month of April, The National Spring Clean Initiative will take place throughout Ireland. The programme was established in 1999 by An Taisce, which formed a partnership with the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government […]

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BusConnects Update: Where no bus plan has gone before

By Kathrin Kobus The NTA (National Transport Authority Ireland) is busy publishing plans and projects that involve demolishing buildings, houses, cutting trees re-routing, handing over Dublin bus routes to other operators and increasing fares (simply by changing zones). When the […]

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Protests to Save Housing Deal

By Peter McNamara On Saturday March 3rd over a hundred members of the Irish Glass Bottle Housing Action Group gathered along Sean Moore road, in front of the high metal barriers of the Poolbeg West Strategic Development Zone (SDZ). The […]

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Vote for local projects to receive 100k

Vote for local projects to receive 100k

The 15 community projects that are to receive €50k each from Google’s corporate responsibility programme ‘Google’s Impact challenge’ have been announced. Five of these projects receive an extra €50k and there is an opportunity for the public to vote which […]

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Aviva Stadium Community Fund 2019

Applications for the Aviva Stadium Community Fund Scheme are open for 2019 and will remain open until St Patrick’s Day, 17th March. The fund, which was set up by the Aviva Stadium in 2007 supports community-based projects originating within a […]

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Pillowcase campaign join strong coalition this Saturday

Pillowcase campaign join strong coalition this Saturday

The housing and homeless situation has generated so many activist groups that there was nearly a new one setting up every week. Now they’ve formed a coalition, strength in numbers. If the numbers of the homeless and rent increases don’t […]

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Homeless Mobile Run Sleeping Bag Appeal

The Homeless Mobile Run volunteers provide hot dishes, snacks, tea, coffee, toiletries, clothes and sleeping bags for the homeless. With the decrease in temperature and the nights becoming colder and colder, the support for the homeless is needed now more […]

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Redevelopment work at RICC funded by Covanta2

By Kathrin Kobus Two pieces of good news from the Ringsend and Irishtown Community centre: Firstly, the long -overdue refurbishment got underway on Monday 28th January. Secondly, no services will have to be suspended. A plan B regarding locations for […]

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