Archive for the Community Category

Charity Begins at Home

By Kathrin Kobus The rugby season is on a break until the World Cup comes along in September, when the club rugby will start anew. For now, the 2018/19  competitions are over. Back in April, president Kieran Mulligan had invited […]

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DCC Notes for April/May 2019

Compiled by Geneva Pattison The following motions and responses  were presented at the monthly meetings for the South East Area Committee held on April 8th and on May 13th.  11th April SEAC Notes. Due to the continued growth in office […]

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Celebration of Outstanding Young People

Garda Youth Awards The Garda Youth Awards 2018 was launched for the first time in the Dublin South Central in both the Aviva Stadium and Google Headquarters on Barrow Street. There was over 100 teenagers nominated. They represented Communities covered […]

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Action plan for Ringsend Crime

By Peter McNamara Over the last few months there have been increased reports of crime and anti-social behaviour in Ringsend and Irishtown. The trend began last September, with the all too familiar run-up to Hallowe’en. Since then, vandalism, intimidation, criminal […]

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Men’s Shed to Open in D4

By Peter McNamara Men’s Sheds have been phenomenally successful in Ireland since the first one opened in 2009. Last May, Dublin 4 appeared to be on the verge of establishing its own Men’s Shed. In spite of huge local demand […]

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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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