Sandymount

The Lacey Report

The Lacey Report

At the time of writing this I am in the closing stages of the 2024 Local Elections campaign so I want to thank all the very many people who have met us at their doors, on the streets and at meetings. The courtesy of so many and the intelligent, relevant questions shows our democracy in more good health than many might think.

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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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Making Sandymount a neurodivergent-friendly area

Making Sandymount a neurodivergent-friendly area

Two and a half years ago parents in Sandymount decided to make their area a place in which differences are celebrated and a place where all children could feel safe and secure. This was and still is particularly important to this group as their children are neurodiverse. For those of us who are not familiar

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Sandymount Strand a no-swim zone

Sandymount Strand a no-swim zone

Officials have declared Sandymount Strand a no-swim zone for the entire season over water fears. This is disappointing news indeed as many people like to take a dip during the summer months (especially with early predictions of a hot summer to come when the mercury is set to rise), however the beach has failed

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Sandymount Fun Cycle

Sandymount Fun Cycle

On Sunday May 19th, 150 cyclists of all ages and abilities joined in the Sandymount Fun Cycle from Lansdowne Tennis Club to Sandymount Green. The 3km Cycle was organised by Sandymount Cycle Bus as part of Bike Week. For the second year running we had glorious sunshine as we passed by local schools

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Information notice: Codling Wind Park

Information notice: Codling Wind Park

Codling Wind Park is hosting a Public Information Sharing event on May 1st in Sandymount Community Centre. We are inviting people/groups from the community along to view our virtual reality experience and to learn more about the project and Community Benefit Fund.

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This is Poolbeg

This is Poolbeg

We should all be familiar with the iconic, classic red Poolbeg Lighthouse at the mouth of the River Liffey and located on the Great South Wall (because the walk is a trek and a half!~approx 11km) But it is a beloved landmark in our area of Ringsend, Irishtown and Sandymount that dates back to 1767 and still remains

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EcoKidz: How Children are Changing our World

EcoKidz: How Children are Changing our World

What exactly are EcoKidz? It’s very much the brainchild of Mary Coyne and began here in Sandymount. Mary told NewsFour: “We are four preschool and after schools in Dublin 2 and Dublin 4. We wanted to focus on caring for our planet and we encourage our children to recycle and reduce energy costs

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Fashion Pressure just got Flipped!

Fashion Pressure just got Flipped!

The Sandymount Park teenagers were among 47 teams from secondary schools in Leinster, who spoke out on a host of topical issues, including homelessness, inclusion, gender equality, the “pink tax”, sustainability and fast fashion. The students from Sandymount Park presented their Flip Fast Fashion project

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The Lacey Report

The Lacey Report

Early February saw the Dodder Greenway section from Ballsbridge to Donnybrook finally opened. I was delighted to have been invited by the Lord Mayor of Dublin to represent him and cut the ribbon alongside the Minister for Transport and Local TD Eamon Ryan.

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