Archive for the Community Category

Digital distinction for Star of the Sea

Digital distinction for Star of the Sea

Digital Schools of Distinction is a flagship programme supported by HP Ireland, Microsoft Ireland and the Dublin West Education Centre. It has been developed to assess progress and recognise excellence in the use of technology at primary level, while providing […]

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Mayday Mayday!

No need to panic everyone, this May Day alert is only to let you know that the Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre (RICC) are holding their 9th Annual May Day Parade on Bank Holiday Monday from 2pm to 6pm. The […]

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Local scouting news

Local scouting news

Ringsend Sea Scouts 1st Port Sea Scouts are now accepting girls and boys aged from 10-14 to join their ranks. They will meet at the club’s den on Pigeon House Road weekly from 7pm to 8.30pm. Sea Scouts offer fun, […]

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Partying at the CYMWS

Partying at the CYMWS
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New guest at the Pigeon House Hotel

New guest at the Pigeon House Hotel

It’s been a long time since anyone checked into the Pigeon House Hotel on Poolbeg Peninsula. Certainly, you’re not going to find many reviews on Tripadvisor or see it featured on any travel programmes. But it seems the unlikely ‘guesthouse’ […]

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DCC Notes

DCC Notes

Meetings of the South East Area Committee were held in December and January. A range of issues were discussed. In the December meeting, Cllr Paddy McCartan raised the issue of the new development, Dunluce, a series of apartments in Ballsbridge, […]

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Enforcing emissions monitoring is no easy task

Enforcing emissions monitoring is no easy task

The joint partnership between Covanta and Dublin City Council (DCC) has long been controversial, Widely opposed by locals and most councillors, it will cost approximately €600 million. It will likely burn waste for all of Leinster and beyond and if […]

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Community Gain Fund awards announced

Community Gain Fund awards announced

Having been established by Dublin City Council (DCC), the Community Gain Fund, a scheme intended to administer funds to community interests in the Irishtown, Ringsend, and Sandymount area, has announced that it has granted awards to a number of local […]

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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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