Archive for the Community Category

Shore leave at the sea shore

By Kathrin Kobus Early autumn last year, a sign was put up at a small tree on the green triangle between the footpaths near the beach in Sandymount regarding an application to the DCC to build a new playground. The […]

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Sean Moore Community Awards 2019

Working with our sponsor, the Aviva Stadium, and our media partner NewsFour, we are delighted to confirm that the Sean Moore Community Awards – first established during the 1988 Dublin Millennium – will again be presented in March 2019, at […]

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From fine to healthy at your library

By Geneva Pattison Just a reminder that from New Year’s day of this year all library fines have been abolished for all overdue library books. The public are encouraged to return any overdue items to the library that are in […]

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The Rise and Fall of the Great Dunner

By Alexander Kearney Christmas is a time when we are naturally drawn to thinking about the past. Another year gone or perhaps a whole decade to look back upon; the totting up of accounts both financial and spiritual. Almost exactly […]

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We are the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society

We are the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society

Last week the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society held their AGM in the Hive in Herbert park. Chairperson of the society John Holohan got proceedings off to a start and relayed news of the future plans for Herbert Park, […]

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Garda Youth Awards – Recognizing our youth’s endeavours in making our world a safer place

Garda Youth Awards - Recognizing our youth's endeavours in making our world a safer place

Last Friday the Dublin South Central Division of An Garda Síochana launched the Garda Youth Awards. It is an initiative in cooperation between them and Aviva Insurance at the Aviva Stadium. It is a project with its origins dating back to 1995 when a local […]

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REVAMPED CREDIT UNION OPENS IN RINGSEND

By Peter McNamara After weeks of building, the revamped Savvi Credit Union has opened in Ringsend. This all-new branch was ushered in with a launch party and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Members and passers-by alike were treated to freshly scooped ice cream, handmade […]

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Kids with confidence

Kids with confidence

By Eoin Meegan    A new Mel Ryan School has just opened here in Sandymount in the Star of the Sea Hall. The class will initially concentrate on hip hop dance only, but Mel is hopeful of expanding this in time. […]

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Domino’s delivers 25 jobs to Ringsend

Domino’s delivers 25 jobs to Ringsend

By David Prendeville Domino’s Pizza celebrated the launch in Ringsend of their 50th store with a celebratory delivery by wakeboard. Following extraordinary deliveries by golf cart and penny farthing bike earlier this year, the ‘Domi-board’ is being trialled with dockside […]

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Bus Connects going around in circles

Bus Connects going around in circles

By Kathrin Kobus With one week to go till the end of the consultation period regarding BusConnects and the new bus routes (it officially closed on September 28th) the Minister for transport Shane Ross surprised everyone with the news that […]

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