Archive for the Community Category

St. Matthew’s and St. Marys Anglican, Episcopal Parish of Donnybrook & Irishtown

St. Matthew’s and St. Marys Anglican, Episcopal Parish of Donnybrook & Irishtown

St. Matthew’s Church in Irishtown has long played an active role in the Irishtown community. Erected between 1704-06; with a tower added later in 1713, it was at one stage called the Royal Chapel of St. Matthew until 1871 when […]

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Do you think the Poolbeg Chimneys should be re-painted?

Do you think the Poolbeg Chimneys should be re-painted?

Frank Chirop – Sandymount “Very often in pictures of Dublin you see the chimneys, they are a landmark. Yes I’d like them to be maintained.” Padraig Thomspon – Ringsend “Yes, they are a landmark and should be used for the […]

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Where’s your Teenager

Residents of the Cambridge Park area in Ringsend have been subjected to eggs, stones and bottles being thrown at their properties by a gang of local youths. One property situated near the entrance to Ringsend Park had its windows cracked […]

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Tidy Towns

Tidy Towns

You may have noticed over the last year or so that Sandymount has been looking brighter and cleaner and you will be pleased to learn this is the work of the recently formed Sandymount Tidy Towns group. The roots for […]

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Path to Health

Path to Health

Cllr. Kieran Binchy was proud to be acting Lord Mayor at the official launch of the Ringsend Park SlÌ na Slainte walk in October. He said, ‘An active park is a well kept park,’ and he hopes the new walk […]

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RICC Radio launches…

RICC Radio launches…

RICC Radio, the new online community radio station officially launched on Thursday November 22nd, presentations were followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a purpose built studio. The event was a culmination of months of hard […]

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Rehab’s on a Roll

Rehab’s on a Roll

As the budget axe falls, one group hopes to keep their position as the leader of responsive health and social services in the state. RehabCare, which operates as the go-to group for people with disabilities, out of work, or struggling […]

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Out for Coffee with the USI’s New Guard

Out for Coffee with the USI’s New Guard

In the new offices of the Union of Students in Ireland in Portview House, Ringsend I was greeted by President John Logue as we embarked on a delightful conversation about education, sports, geeky literary material, and ambitions. “It’s my life’s […]

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One Punch Awareness Campaign

One Punch Awareness Campaign

West Yorkshire Police in England started a campaign which has been rolled out all over the UK and Northern Ireland. It is aimed predominantly at young males aged 18-25 and highlights the risks of getting involved in an argument or […]

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Older and Bolder

Older and Bolder

On October 18th hundreds of people from Older and Bolder gathered outside Leinster House with placards and posters to protest at the cuts in Home Helps and Home Care Packages. For some of the people involved it was the first […]

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