Archive for the Community Category

Celebrating virtual Heritage Week 2020

BY Alyson Gavin, event coordinator To mark Heritage Week 2020, a virtual presentation entitled “St John’s Sandymount: our educational and cultural heritage” will be available from 15th August on the church’s website www.sandymount.dublin.anglican.org.   Using the records of St John’s, newspaper […]

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Bloomsday on the doorstep

BY Kathrin Kobus Yesterday, on Bloomsday ‘The Citizens’ Breakfast’ team with Gráinne O’Kelly celebrated James Joyce’s connection with Shelbourne Road, adapted for the current regulation and with social distancing in mind.   “Joyce lived in number 60 Shelbourne Road in […]

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The Sikh Community provides free meals for frontline workers

By Eoin Meegan Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar is a familiar sight in Sandymount, located just outside the village on Serpentine Avenue. Formerly a cinema and then a theatre, for the past 34 years it has been a Sikh temple (Gurdwara), […]

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Cleaning and Cycling

By Kathrin Kobus On Saturday Ringsend Tidy Towns or R.I.T.E. members came together at the Men’s Shed Cambridge FC, picked up their gear and started along the footpath leading past the carpark at the stadium and towards The Square in […]

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Helping each other

BY Kathrin Kobus When the lockdown came at the end of March Peter McCabe called on Clanna Gael Fontenoy members with enforced free/ leisure time to help vulnerable neighbours in the community between Sandy mount and Ringsend.   Now more […]

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Ecology I “Mission accomplished.”

The ‘Ringsend Irishtown Sustainable Energy Community (RISE-C)’ has completed a number of initiatives in 2019.Recently, the group completed a 2019 Communities grant with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). This grant included the installation of solar panels, LED lighting […]

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Fair Play goes on the news, nationally

During the lockdown Ringsend and Irishtown became a focal point for various news outlets, including national broadcaster RTE. Check out the Fair Play Cafe.

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How to wear the mask:

How to wear the mask:

Since we all will have to wear a face mask when using public transport from Monday 29th June onwards, it is important to use the mask properly. Only FFP2 and FFP3 masks with filter and ventil actually do prevent viral […]

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Tributes as Teresa Weafer moves from RDRD

Eoin Meegan Teresa Weafer has been the driving force behind the Ringsend and District Response to Drugs (RDRD) since its inception in 1995. A few short weeks ago, Teresa stepped down as manager of the project, a position she held […]

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Community Call answered

BY Kathrin Kobus It’s been a month now that all our local sports clubs saw their seasons cut short, interrupted and at the moment quite frankly unknown when leisure activities like sports might resume. The Community Call was launched by […]

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