Archive for the Community Category

Railway Keep on Bowling…

Railway Keep on Bowling...

With a history dating back over 100 years Railway Union Bowling Club, traditionally one of the foremost clubs in Dublin is on the rise again, but this time with local youth leading the way. Having won Division 3 of the […]

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Bottlemakers Hall

Bottlemakers Hall

The Bottle Makers Hall in Ringsend has come under some scrutiny for its current state. The building, located at 1A Irishtown Road has been left vacant for a number of years and has been the focus of dispute by local […]

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Arctic Terns in Dublin Bay

Arctic Terns in Dublin Bay

Nature creates the forces that make Dublin Bay a really suitable habitat for birds. The Arctic Tern is an extremely fragile and important bird and considered a species of concern. You may be lucky enough to see one because they […]

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Enable Ireland charity event in Angel Inspirations

Enable Ireland charity event in Angel Inspirations

A charity day in aid of Enable Ireland will be taking place in Angel Inspirations Holistic Centre in Sandymount Village on Saturday 15th December from 10am to 6pm. Treat yourself to a free Reiki Session, Homeopathy advice, Medium Reading, Tarot […]

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An Outstanding Year

An Outstanding Year

On Saturday October 20th I spoke with Gabriel Murphy at St. Patrick’s Rowing Club end of season BBQ. Gabriel who has been a member of the East Coast Council for a long time and was also PRO of the East […]

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Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

The Abundant Grace Christian Assembly centre on 57 Irishtown Road, Dublin 4 is a non denominational, independent Pentecostal Church where people come from all ethnic and religious backgrounds. They don’t see themselves as Catholic or Protestant they just see themselves […]

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12 Shows of Christmas

12 Shows of Christmas

There are many things that we only do at Christmas in this country. It’s the only time outside of a funeral that some of us will darken a church door without the promise of a free meal and a loose […]

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Sad fate of Sandymount Seal

Sad fate of Sandymount Seal

Moira Lawson, a photographer based in Dublin, took an early morning stroll on Sandymount Beach recently. The tide was way out and Moira noticed a rather unusual looking lump on the beach. The lump turned out to be a baby […]

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Michael’s Mad About Meat

Michael's Mad About Meat

Michael Byrne of Michael Byrne & Sons butchers at 92 Sandymount Road, gave me a tour of the new facilities in the shop when I met him recently. Michael started work at a butchers and dairy in Sandymount called Hayden’s […]

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Neighbour of the Year Award

Neighbour of the Year Award

Broadcaster Ryan Tubridy and Eileen Colgan, who plays Esther Roche in Fair City’s Carrigstown, joined the residents of St. Brendan’s Cottages in Irishtown, Dublin 4, to launch the ‘Neighbour of the Year’ Award, as part of the 2012 People of […]

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