Archive for the Community Category

Covanta’s plans to burn more kept on ice

Covanta's plans to burn more kept on ice

By Paul Carton Covanta have had to withdraw their application to burn more waste. The application to ‘increase the annual capacity of existing waste to energy facility by 90000 tonnes’ which was lodged with An Bord Pleanala (the board) requested […]

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The Bath Pub Charity Cycle

The Bath Pub Charity Cycle

By Eoin Meegan Not since the famed summer of 1976 has Ireland enjoyed such welcoming sunshine and pleasant weather. Your first preference might be to cool down in the pool, grab yourself a tall ice cream, or a cold drink from […]

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Quietway Shouted Down

By Alexander Kearney Over two years in the planning, the South Dublin cycle Quietway now looks to be going nowhere after a proposed public consultation was voted down by the South East Area Dublin councillors in May. We ask: Where […]

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Goodbye to all that

Goodbye to all that

By Eoin Meegan Kiely’s pub in the heart of Donnybrook village is about to close its doors for the last time. The pub has been part of the history of Donnybrook for many long years with the present owners Pat […]

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New Stella Maris clubhouse completed

New Stella Maris clubhouse completed

By Peter McNamara After a long application process and weeks of building, the renovation of the Stella Maris Rowing Club is complete. The interior of the old clubhouse has been entirely modernised and an upper floor has been added to […]

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South Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force grant

South Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force grant

If you are applying for the South Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force (SICDATF) community grant you must have the application in by Friday 24th of August.If you have not done so already the application can be found here […]

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Big day out in Donnybrook

Big day out in Donnybrook

By Eoin Meegan At one time, the small hamlet of Donnybrook was known for the infamous Donnybrook Fair, where all kinds of shenanigans took place, with riotous behaviour and partying late into the night. Eventually, the good denizens of Donnybrook […]

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Sandymount School of Art

Sandymount School of Art

By David Prendeville Sandymount School of Art on Londonbridge Road offers an array of excellent classes for both children and adults and is an invaluable resource of creative learning in the area. The school was founded by Triona Sweeney in […]

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Action plan for a Dublin 4 Men’s Shed

Action plan for a Dublin 4 Men’s Shed

By Peter McNamara Men don’t talk face to face; they talk shoulder to shoulder.’ These are the words of Men’s Shed founder, Professor Barry Golding. It is often this simple insight that resonates most with people when they wonder what […]

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Donnybrook Lawn Tennis club celebrates 125 years with open day

By Paul Carton Donnybrook Lawn Tennis Club is celebrating its 125th year in existence with an open day for the general public. The event is on this Sunday the 8th of July, begins midday and runs until 4pm. The club […]

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