Archive for the Community Category

Trick or treat for Temple Street

Trick or treat for Temple Street

On October 25th, the Ringsend and Irishtown Carer and Toddler Group held a Trick or Treat for Temple Street party for a very excited group of princesses, vampires, little supermen, fairies, witches and warlocks. Halloween is a special time in […]

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Ringsend College School Library

Ringsend College School Library

On Friday November 11th, Ringsend College officially launched the opening of its school library with Dublin’s Lord Mayor Brendan Carr, Councillor Dermot Lacey, Senator Kevin Humphreys, Minister Eoghan Murphy, Jim O’Callaghan TD and several other councillors of the DCC South […]

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FUN RUN SUCCESS

FUN RUN SUCCESS

In the first semester of the school year, we have seen disputes between the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) and the Department of Education resulting in a strike action that saw schools being closed and teachers, staff and […]

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Choir in Christmas voice

Sandymount-based vocal harmony group, Ceiliúradh Choir, are gearing up this month for another busy festive season of practice and performances. The group has been active in the local area for over twenty years, having delighted audiences of Christmases past at […]

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Flood cover insurance

Flood cover insurance

The Sandymount coastal flooding defence scheme along with the flood alleviation works by the River Dodder have been ongoing since summer 2013, with the continuity of work having been added in instalments. The issue of flooding and the recesses of […]

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Rowing fundraiser for homeless

Rowing fundraiser for homeless

The inaugural All In a Row – Helping Homeless 500km Challenge brought pageantry and colour to the river capital on Saturday, November 26, in a show the likes of which has never been seen before on the waters of the […]

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Swimming gala kicks off aquatic season

Swimming gala kicks off aquatic season

The ESB swimming club gala has kicked to next summer’s National Finals. Over the weekend of the 12th and 13th of November at Sportsco on the South Lotts Rd, swimming clubs from all over the country attended this long-running aquatic […]

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The Sunday Game visits Ringsend

The Sunday Game visits Ringsend

It’s not every day that Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh pops into the Yacht Tavern in Ringsend for a chat, but then again this particular Sunday night in October wasn’t any normal day. It marked the last in a series of events […]

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Radio Snowflake Returns

Radio Snowflake Returns

This Christmas season will see the return of the much-loved Radio Snowflake, Ireland’s original yuletide radio station. Radio Snowflake was originally set up as part of special community week in Ringsend, Sandymount and Donnybrook and provided an additional few weeks […]

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Christmas Tree Sales at YMCA Sandymount

YMCA Dublin will host its annual Christmas tree sale at YMCA Sandymount throughout the month of December. Sales of these Christmas trees will be raising some much-needed funds for YMCA’s youth work services in the inner city. The organisation does […]

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