Archive for the Community Category

Uilleann piping at St John’s

Uilleann piping at St John’s

This month’s National Heritage Week events in St John’s Church, Sandymount, will culminate in a unique musical performance that will combine the distinctive sound of the Irish uilleann pipes with the church organ. St. John’s organist Eoghan Ward and piper […]

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The Medical World Cup

The Medical World Cup

Medical firm Affidea, a Europe-wide organisation that works closely with governments to provide essential diagnostic and cancer treatment services, has sponsored Ireland’s team of soccer-playing medical professionals to compete at the Medical World Cup in Barcelona. The Irish medical football […]

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Spellman Centre 21st Anniversary

Spellman Centre 21st Anniversary

The Spellman centre also known as the Ringsend and District Response to Drugs (RDRD) recently celebrated its 21st anniversary tackling the psychology and pathology of addiction. The RDRD was founded in 1991 to tackle a second wave of heroin addiction, […]

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Easter 1916: a Yeats Celebration

Easter 1916: a Yeats Celebration

On Monday June 13th, celebrations were held at Sandymount Green to celebrate the birth date of one of Sandymount’s most illustrious sons, W.B. Yeats, who was born at No. 5 Sandymount Avenue on this date in 1865. The theme of […]

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BartsFest 2016

BartsFest 2016

St. Bartholomew’s Church on Clyde Road in Ballsbridge is organising a family fun day at the BartsFest annual summer fair taking place on Saturday August 27th, from 11am to 3pm. People of all ages are welcome for a family day […]

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Village Improvement Plan for Ringsend

Village Improvement Plan for Ringsend

Dublin City Council (DCC) have helped to draw up a local Environment Improvement plan for the community of Ringsend and Irishtown, with the first of two public meetings which was held on June 8th at the Ringsend Irishtown Community Centre. […]

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Pool improvements at Enable Ireland, Sandymount

Pool improvements at Enable Ireland, Sandymount

Enable Ireland, the organisation that provides free services for people with disabilities and their families, is planning to carry out extensive upgrades to its swimming and hydrotherapy pool facility at the Enable centre in Sandymount. Improvements will include an extension […]

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High hopes on medals day at St Pat’s

High hopes on medals day at St Pat’s

The St Pat’s Boys National School medal ceremony took place recently on June 28th. Bernard Dunne was a guest speaker at the event. Before starting the ceremony, a moment of silent prayer was called for parent, Tracy Stone, who had […]

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Donnybrook Church turns 150

Donnybrook Church turns 150

The Church of The Sacred Heart, nestled in Donnybrook, turns 150 years old this August. The momentous occasion will be marked by a series of events. NewsFour met with historian and the chairman of the sesquicentenary committee John Holohan to […]

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Barrow Street photos returned to owner

Barrow Street photos returned to owner

In late May, we posted an article about two photographs found at the post office in Barrow Street on Pension Day. We were hoping to alert the owner of the images to their whereabouts, and can happily confirm that they […]

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