Archive for the Community Category

Fund awards soon to be announced

Fund awards soon to be announced

Dublin Waste To Energy project is soon to announce its awards to local community groups under their Community Gain Fund scheme. The scheme is part of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative between Dublin City Council (DCC), local groups in […]

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East Link – riverside clubs in danger?

East Link – riverside clubs in danger?

The East Link road and adjacent lands are a key area for Dublin port, as well as riverside clubs in the area such as Stella Maris, Poolbeg Yacht Club and Small Boat Owners Association. There has been some boating activity […]

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Major concerns over IGB site plans

Major concerns over IGB site plans

Local councillors invited members of the Ringsend Glass Bottle Site Housing Action Group to attend the local area committee meeting of Dublin City Council (DCC) on September 12th. The meeting heard a report from DCC Regional Planning Guidelines Officer, Deirdre […]

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On Your Bike

On Your Bike

There’s no doubt that the Dublin Bike scheme has been a huge success. Since its launch in 2009 when 450 bikes and 40 stations were rolled out, to a situation today where over 1,500 bikes and 100 stations exist, the […]

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Over The Bridge

Over The Bridge

A unique Ringsend trait is its commitment to its community values. This can be seen when one of its own passes away, and in way of respect for the dead the procession begins by carrying the coffin over the bridge […]

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The Community of George Reynolds House

The Community of George Reynolds House

George Reynolds House is both a housing estate and a community located in Irishtown. The area is arranged in three building blocks with a central courtyard and storage units. It is named after Commander George Reynolds, who lost his life […]

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Coleman Combat aims to expand

Coleman Combat aims to expand

When we last interviewed Paul Coleman in July, 2015, he was hoping to establish a brand new Kenpo club in Ringsend. One year on, and Coleman has not only achieved his objective, helping local children in the process, he’s now […]

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Stained-glass restoration at St Patrick’s

Stained-glass restoration at St Patrick’s

Saint Patrick’s Church, Ringsend is at the centre of an intriguing restoration project. Saint Patrick at Tara, a stained-glass artwork by the renowned Harry Clarke studios, designed by Harry Clarke and created under his instructions is in a badly dilapidated […]

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Historic Mass in Donnybrook

Historic Mass in Donnybrook

A commemorative mass was held on August 26th in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook with Archbishop Diarmuid Martin as chief celebrant. It was well attended and included Dublin’s Lord Mayor as well as many former priests associated with […]

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Family fun day in Herbert Park

Family fun day in Herbert Park

A family fun day was held in Herbert Park on Saturday August 27th. This was the second event taking place to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin visited the parish and […]

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