Archive for the Community Category

Pillowcase campaign join strong coalition this Saturday

Pillowcase campaign join strong coalition this Saturday

The housing and homeless situation has generated so many activist groups that there was nearly a new one setting up every week. Now they’ve formed a coalition, strength in numbers. If the numbers of the homeless and rent increases don’t […]

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Homeless Mobile Run Sleeping Bag Appeal

The Homeless Mobile Run volunteers provide hot dishes, snacks, tea, coffee, toiletries, clothes and sleeping bags for the homeless. With the decrease in temperature and the nights becoming colder and colder, the support for the homeless is needed now more […]

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Redevelopment work at RICC funded by Covanta2

By Kathrin Kobus Two pieces of good news from the Ringsend and Irishtown Community centre: Firstly, the long -overdue refurbishment got underway on Monday 28th January. Secondly, no services will have to be suspended. A plan B regarding locations for […]

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Shore leave at the sea shore

By Kathrin Kobus Early autumn last year, a sign was put up at a small tree on the green triangle between the footpaths near the beach in Sandymount regarding an application to the DCC to build a new playground. The […]

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Sean Moore Community Awards 2019

Working with our sponsor, the Aviva Stadium, and our media partner NewsFour, we are delighted to confirm that the Sean Moore Community Awards – first established during the 1988 Dublin Millennium – will again be presented in March 2019, at […]

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From fine to healthy at your library

By Geneva Pattison Just a reminder that from New Year’s day of this year all library fines have been abolished for all overdue library books. The public are encouraged to return any overdue items to the library that are in […]

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The Rise and Fall of the Great Dunner

By Alexander Kearney Christmas is a time when we are naturally drawn to thinking about the past. Another year gone or perhaps a whole decade to look back upon; the totting up of accounts both financial and spiritual. Almost exactly […]

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We are the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society

We are the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society

Last week the Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society held their AGM in the Hive in Herbert park. Chairperson of the society John Holohan got proceedings off to a start and relayed news of the future plans for Herbert Park, […]

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Garda Youth Awards – Recognizing our youth’s endeavours in making our world a safer place

Garda Youth Awards - Recognizing our youth's endeavours in making our world a safer place

Last Friday the Dublin South Central Division of An Garda Síochana launched the Garda Youth Awards. It is an initiative in cooperation between them and Aviva Insurance at the Aviva Stadium. It is a project with its origins dating back to 1995 when a local […]

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REVAMPED CREDIT UNION OPENS IN RINGSEND

By Peter McNamara After weeks of building, the revamped Savvi Credit Union has opened in Ringsend. This all-new branch was ushered in with a launch party and ribbon-cutting ceremony. Members and passers-by alike were treated to freshly scooped ice cream, handmade […]

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