Archive for the Community Category

Rowing community pull together for Focus Ireland

Rowing community pull together for Focus Ireland

On Friday, January 27th, supporters of All in a Row – Helping Homeless were at the Poolbeg Yacht Club to present a cheque for €34,000 to Sinéad Price, Co-Director of Fundraising and Marketing at Focus Ireland, on behalf of the […]

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‘New lease of life’ for ex-dock workers

‘New lease of life’ for ex-dock workers

Saturday November 19th last, saw an historic voyage on the Liffey, as the No.11 Liffey ferry took to the river again. Its last public service sailing occurred some 32 years ago. The trip was part of the DCC Dublin’s Culture […]

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Latest update on proposed Dodder bridge

Latest update on proposed Dodder bridge

Dublin City Council (DCC) recently published a draft planning scheme for the Poolbeg West, Strategic Development Zone (SDZ). Included in the plan were further details of the new Dodder bridge (also known as the “Gut Bridge”), about which we have […]

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Digital skills training for all ages

Digital skills training for all ages

There was good news for anyone who would like to learn how to use computers when Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, T.D., announced last December that his Department will provide €2.2m to 15 community and not-for-profit […]

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River Access – a slippery issue

River Access – a slippery issue

James Hamilton is a man on a mission. For the past four years he has been campaigning for greater public access to the waters of the river Liffey, especially for people with impaired mobility or vision. He has come to […]

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Community legend retires – 37 years of service and counting

Community legend retires - 37 years of service and counting

Mary O’Brien retired from her position as house manager at the Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre creche last November at 66 years of age. Mary has spent 37 years working at the community centre creche. It all started out in […]

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The Access route

The Access route

The deadline for normal CAO applications passed on February 1st and no doubt some of our readers are now wishing that they had submitted an application to go to college this year. Maybe you are a school-leaver and you didn’t […]

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Ladies, Get your Pampers on!

Yes it’s that time of the year again, International Women’s Week is fast approaching and to celebrate, the good folk over at the Spellman Centre in Ringsend are offering a range of free (yes free!) treatments as part of their […]

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Strong local entries at Young Scientist

Strong local entries at Young Scientist

If you were ever worried about what’s in store for the next generation, a trip to BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSE) in the RDS at the start of the year would have put your mind at ease. The […]

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Aircoach changes local routes

Aircoach changes local routes

Aircoach have recently reviewed the Killiney to Dublin Airport Services route. Key elements of this timetable revision will see a change in the routing of the Killiney service, which will now operate via Ballsbridge. This will result in an improved […]

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