Archive for the Community Category

Dublin City Council South East Area Community Development Update – July 2021

Ronan O’Donnell The past 18 months has been a challenging time for us all in so many ways. However in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been truly inspiring to see the level of volunteerism and care offered in […]

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St. Patrick’s Church weekly draw 6th September 2021

St. Patrick’s Church weekly draw 6th September 2021
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St. Patrick’s weekly church draw is back

Geneva Pattison The weekly church draw from St. Patrick’s church has returned after a long break. The draw will begin as normal from September the 6th and the weekly prizes are the same, €200, €100, €75, €50 and 10 places […]

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Local Used Uniforms Pop-Up Saves Money and the Planet

Eco-Friendly Uniforms & Sports Gear is a Social Enterprise in Sandymount selling local used uniforms and sports gear in a pop-up shop at Railway Union from 10.00am – 3.00pm on Saturdays during the summer. It is a not-for-profit initiative with […]

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Support Urgently Needed for Children Returning to School

Eoin Meegan Barnardos Back to School Survey 2021 A total of 1,473 parents and 121 children and young people participated in Barnardos Back to School Survey conducted over the summer. The findings clearly show that many parents believe their children need […]

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History to be made with opening of Dublin 4’s first Gaelscoil

A new, multi-denominational primary school, Gaelscoil Eoin, will open this September on Haddington Place in Dublin 4.  Speaking as building renovations progressed to the final stage, Cormac Mc Cashin, school manager said: “We are really excited about opening our new […]

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Residents Successfully Challenge Tower– and Launch New Group

Peter McNamara Ringsend community members have successfully prevented the expansion of a proposed tower development on York Road. The developer, Melville Properties, was given permission to build a seven-storey tower in March 2020, on the site currently occupied by Dynorod. […]

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Back on the Streets

Brian Quinn Dublin Canvas ready to brighten up the Capital this summer. You can bump into a lot of colourful characters while walking through Dublin, now more than ever. On a single outing, you could cross paths with a mermaid, […]

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Author Derville Murphy on writing, art & architecture

Author Derville Murphy on writing, art & architecture

In this interview local author, artist, architect and certified renaissance woman, Derville Murphy, kindly spoke to Newsfour about what drives her to write, how art has influenced her work and what are the makings of a knockout historical fiction novel.

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Séan O’Casey Community Centre Opens New Garden for Seniors

The Séan O’Casey Community Centre in Dublin’s East Wall officially opened its new garden for seniors to the public just last month, featuring a new marquee and planting sponsored by Dublin Port Company. Under current Covid-19 restrictions, the redesigned garden […]

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