Archive for the Community Category

Path to Health

Path to Health

Cllr. Kieran Binchy was proud to be acting Lord Mayor at the official launch of the Ringsend Park SlÌ na Slainte walk in October. He said, ‘An active park is a well kept park,’ and he hopes the new walk […]

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RICC Radio launches…

RICC Radio launches…

RICC Radio, the new online community radio station officially launched on Thursday November 22nd, presentations were followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a purpose built studio. The event was a culmination of months of hard […]

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Rehab’s on a Roll

Rehab’s on a Roll

As the budget axe falls, one group hopes to keep their position as the leader of responsive health and social services in the state. RehabCare, which operates as the go-to group for people with disabilities, out of work, or struggling […]

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Out for Coffee with the USI’s New Guard

Out for Coffee with the USI’s New Guard

In the new offices of the Union of Students in Ireland in Portview House, Ringsend I was greeted by President John Logue as we embarked on a delightful conversation about education, sports, geeky literary material, and ambitions. “It’s my life’s […]

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One Punch Awareness Campaign

One Punch Awareness Campaign

West Yorkshire Police in England started a campaign which has been rolled out all over the UK and Northern Ireland. It is aimed predominantly at young males aged 18-25 and highlights the risks of getting involved in an argument or […]

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Older and Bolder

Older and Bolder

On October 18th hundreds of people from Older and Bolder gathered outside Leinster House with placards and posters to protest at the cuts in Home Helps and Home Care Packages. For some of the people involved it was the first […]

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Thank Murtaghs it’s Friday…

Murtaghs hardware 27 years in Sandymount run their ‘Fiver Friday’ offer on the first Friday of every month. Five per cent of the day’s takings are donated to charities and local causes, based on the idea championed by The Joe […]

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Mr. Tilly’s Lights

Mr. Tilly's Lights

Mr. Tilly does it again with his amazing Christmas light spectacular. Every year Mr. Tilly puts on this display to raise money for the Our Lady’s Hospice. He lights up his house so that you can light up a life […]

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A Stitch in Time…

A Stitch in Time...

Residents of Dodder View Cottages, Ballsbridge gathered to mark the completion of a 40 ft knitted ‘flood wall’ art installation aimed at highlighting their ongoing vulnerability to flooding and their inability to get flood insurance. A ceremony held on Saturday […]

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Irishtown Nature Park

Irishtown Nature Park

A few years ago a Biodiversity Action Plan was implemented for Irishtown Nature Park which was a landfill at one point and has become its own significant place locally. People are very conscious and very vigilant of what’s happening there […]

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