Ballsbridge

Bloomsday in Dublin 4 Event Guide

Joycean Celebrations are set to take place in Ballsbridge, Irishtown, Ringsend and Sandymount for Bloomsday this year.  Dublin City Council’s South East Area Community Team have been working closely with groups and centres in Dublin 4 as well as the […]

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Science Blast

Science Blast

Pictured at the ESB Science Blast which took place in March at the RDS are Pupils from John Scottus NS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, whose project investigated the science behind the question ‘How do different animals see the world?’, and pupils from Ranelagh MDS, pictured with Ivana Bacik TD. Their project investigated

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Dodder Greenway Project 

Dodder Greenway Project 

The Dodder Greenway project got underway in February last with the opening of the Ballsbridge to Donnybrook section, a 480 m stretch that runs from Energia Park in Donnybrook to Anglesea Bridge in Ballsbridge and is a welcome attraction for cyclists and pedestrians alike, adding to the greening of our city. The greenway

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Fundraising at the Bath

Fundraising at the Bath

Liam Tilly and members of BADRA with cheque for €16,000 for Harold’s Cross Hospice raised for Mr Tilly’s Christmas Lights in conjunction with the Bath Pub. Winners of the Easter Egg Raffle, also in the Bath Pub, which was another fundraiser for the Hospice.

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The Lacey Report

The Lacey Report

To begin where I left off in December, it was lovely to attend The Wren Day at Sandymount Green on St Stephen’s Day morning. This wonderful celebration of Community has long been a celebration of community and friendship and also raises money for charity. Well done to all the organisers, the collectors

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Students shine at this year’s Young Scientist Expo

Students shine at this year’s Young Scientist Expo

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2024 which took place at the end of January in the RDS was an event of innovation, ideas, and displayed the amazing talent of our young generation. First established in 1963

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O (Crochet) Christmas Trees

O (Crochet) Christmas Trees

For the past few months the crocheters and knitters throughout the community, both home and abroad have come together to crochet two Christmas trees which will be attached to large metal tree frames, (estimated at 8 or 9 feet) as a community project for Ringsend, Irishtown and the South Lotts area.

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Going for Gold for Childhood Cancer Ireland

Going for Gold for Childhood Cancer Ireland

The Marker Hotel was the host of the Gold Gala Ball fundraising event in November, organised by Ballsbridge Lions Club and in aid of Childhood Cancer Ireland. The evening was awash with glitz and glamour as attendees enjoyed a reception of drinks with entertainment by the talented singing voice of Angel Brennan,

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The Man – the Magic – the Lights

The Man – the Magic – the Lights

Saturday December 2nd is the date when Mr Tilly’s lights on Bath Avenue are switched on. The event starts at 6.30pm, so make sure and be there early. A Christmas tradition now for over two decades. This amazing display of lights and all things Christmassy

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Easy like Sunday Painting

Easy like Sunday Painting

The Bath Pub on a sunny Sunday afternoon was the perfect venue to have an hour and a half painting session al fresco.  With their background music playing a chillout lounge playlist and two free drinks tokens for everyone, it was all prepped for budding artists alike.

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