Archive for the Community Category

Cancer Trials Ireland: New Cancer Treatments

Cancer Trials Ireland: New Cancer Treatments

Geneva Pattison Cancer Trials Ireland are looking for participants to take part in their virtual Cancer Retreat day on May 21st. The event, which is aimed at the cancer research community, also falls on the same day as international Clinical […]

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Stigma Doesn’t Play, I Do

Shelbourne Football Club (FC) and St Patrick’s Mental Health Services are delighted to announce a multi-faceted partnership aiming to reframe mental health stigma and promote mental wellbeing in the community. Shelbourne FC is committed to embedding mental health promotion as […]

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Public Participation Network news for May

Public Participation Network news for May

Geneva Pattison The Public Participation Network, is an official link between local authorities and community groups, to keep everyone updated on changes on a local level. The PPN also serves as an opportunity for volunteers, community groups and others to […]

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Popular swimming pool to possibly get a Reprieve

Michael Greene Closed last year due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the current status of Marian College Swimming Pool is that it is to remain closed for the foreseeable future. Earlier this year the Swimming Pool’s Board of Management released […]

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GIY Grow it Forward Campaign

GIY Grow it Forward Campaign

Geneva Pattison Grow it Yourself (GIY) work to support people around the world by encouraging them to try and grow some of their own food. They hope to create a new generation of food growers to promote sustainability and eco-friendly […]

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DCC Notes for March / April 2021

Compiled by Dermot Carmody Citywide Introduction of 30 kph Speed Limit Councillors on the South East Area Committee (SEAC) meeting by Zoom on March 8th were given a presentation on the proposed citywide rollout of a default speed limit of […]

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DCC Notes for December 2020/ January 2021

Compiled by Dermot Carmody SEAC Passes Emergency Motion On Strand Road Interim Cycleway The controversial Strand Road Interim Cycleway proposal was again a major bone of contention at the meeting of the South East Area Committee (SEAC) on January 11th, […]

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Online quiz in support of Headway’s brain injury support services.

Online quiz in support of Headway's brain injury support services.

Geneva Pattison. On the 26th of February at 8:30pm, an online quiz in aid of the charity Headway is set to take place. The price of a ticket for a team costs €15 and teams can comprise of multiple people […]

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George’s Dock white water rafting plan challenged by public petition.

George's Dock white water rafting plan challenged by public petition.

Geneva Pattison In early 2019, Dublin City Council put forward plans to develop a white water rafting facility in George’s Dock. The development plan was passed in December 2019, despite the estimated costs of the build starting at 12 million […]

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New Social-Distance Benches by Raytown Men’s Shed

Peter McNamara In response to the pandemic, and to spread good feeling in the local area, the Raytown Men’s Shed is designing, building and installing special “social-distance” benches in flat complexes around Ringsend. The Shedders have already set up five […]

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