Archive for the Community Category

Letters to the editor: Fighting Blindness

Newsfour received the following letter from Kevin Whelan the CEO of the charity Fighting Blindness. It relates to the forthcoming Retina 2021 public engagement day and how best the public can show their support for the charity. Visit the website, www.fightingblindness.ie to find out more.

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St. Patrick’s Rowing Club to represent Ireland!

St. Patrick's Rowing Club to represent Ireland!

This week marks an important occasion for St. Patrick’s Rowing club in Ringsend, as two of their crews of rowers will be flying off to Portugal to represent Ireland and Ringsend in the World Rowing Coastal Championships.

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Ballsbridge Lions Fundraiser

Geneva Pattison The Ballsbridge Lions Club are hosting a fundraiser on September the 19th in the Parish Hall on Haddington Road from 2:30-5pm. The fundraising event will be in aid of providing five new defibrillators around the area for the […]

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Plaque unveiled in honour of Margaret Keogh Cumann na mBan killed during War of Independence

A plaque commemorating a member of Cumann na mBan who was shot dead during the War of Independence has been unveiled in the Ringsend area of Dublin. Margaret Keogh was 19 when she was shot at her home in Stella […]

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Victory for Local Residents after High Court decision on Strand Road Cycle Path Trial

STC (Serpentine Ave, Tritonville and Claremont Road) residents group in Sandymount has welcomed the High Court decision preventing Dublin City Council from proceeding with the Strand Road Trial Cycle Route Scheme as planned and the closure of the north-bound traffic […]

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Ringsend Water Testing – Blue Flag or Poo Flag?

Peter McNamara Since time immemorial, men, women and children have been plunging with delight into Neptune’s frothy domain. Sea swimming has always been popular, but in the last year with the advent of Covid, this wholesome activity has gone – […]

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Dublin City Council South East Area Community Development Update – July 2021

Ronan O’Donnell The past 18 months has been a challenging time for us all in so many ways. However in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been truly inspiring to see the level of volunteerism and care offered in […]

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St. Patrick’s Church weekly draw 6th September 2021

St. Patrick’s Church weekly draw 6th September 2021
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St. Patrick’s weekly church draw is back

Geneva Pattison The weekly church draw from St. Patrick’s church has returned after a long break. The draw will begin as normal from September the 6th and the weekly prizes are the same, €200, €100, €75, €50 and 10 places […]

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Local Used Uniforms Pop-Up Saves Money and the Planet

Eco-Friendly Uniforms & Sports Gear is a Social Enterprise in Sandymount selling local used uniforms and sports gear in a pop-up shop at Railway Union from 10.00am – 3.00pm on Saturdays during the summer. It is a not-for-profit initiative with […]

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