Archive for the Community Category

Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre News

By Jennifer Betts May Day May Day! RICC will celebrate its tenth annual May Day Parade this year on Bank Holiday Monday May 7th at 2pm. With an attendance of over 1,200 people every year, it is the biggest local […]

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Warm the heart of an older neighbour

Warm the heart of an older neighbour

ALONE and Dublin City Council Cold Weather Initiative Following the important launch of the Cold Weather Initiative by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Ardmhéara Mícheál Mac Donncha in December 2017, Dublin City Council’s Community Development Section, in association with ALONE, […]

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Disappearance on our doorstep

Disappearance on our doorstep

by Paul Carton The mystery behind the disappearance of the Sandymount inhabitant Trevor Deely on the 8th of December 2000 was again brought back to our attention recently through a Crimestoppers campaign and a seperate inconclusive search from a tip-off […]

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DCC buy Ringsend apartments for social housing

by Paul Carton A whole apartment complex on the Ringsend Road has been bought by the Dublin City Council for social housing.The fifty-three apartment complex which is called The Shelbourne Plaza has four three bedroom apartments, 43 two bedroom apartments […]

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Floating to fitness

by Kathrin Kobus There’ll probably be no huge bells ringing, but for Aideen O’Connor, Manager of the Markiewicz and Irishtown Sports and Fitness centres, this December marks the first anniversary since the Markiewicz facility reopened. Back in September 2015, a […]

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DCC Notes

Compiled by Paul Carton At the South East Area Committee meeting in October, Cllr Dermot Lacey and Cllr Frank Kennedy raised the issue of traffic problems at Belmont Avenue to which the South East Area Manager (SEAM) Rose Kenny confirmed […]

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Bath Pub Seniors’ Christmas Party

On Monday last the senior residents of Bath Avenue attended the Annual Christmas party hosted by the Bath Pub. Since the new owners, Brian and Stephen, took over the Bath Pub in 2012 they have provided a fun-filled night of […]

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New Age for Irishtown Gospel Hall

The old Gospel Hall building on Irishtown Road, previously St. Matthew’s school, and used, up until recently, by the Abundant Grace Christian Assembly, hosted a very different type of event in October. The neighbours are surely used to hearing diverse […]

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Christmas star

After the first few frosty days of the beginning of Advent, December 3rd turned rather mild and instead of some snowflakes, a light drizzle welcomed pupils and parents on their way to the hall of Star of the Sea School […]

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Back to school budgeting

Back to school budgeting

The new school year has just begun and with it, its associated costs. The list is endless and it’s like a financial vicious circle. Most people could not afford to cover the back to school costs out of their income. […]

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