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Running group offers sanctuary to asylum seekers

People living in Direct Provision in Clondalkin are enjoying a new initiative which brings people together through running. The Dublin Sanctuary Runners are a solidarity-inspired...

Top choreographer’s advice is given a whirl at East Wall and Lucan schools

A group of talented young dancers from Dublin were recently given the opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade from an international choreographer. Choreographer...

Firhouse woman elected to AONTAS board

Joy-Tendai Kangere, originally from Zimbabwe and now living in Firhouse, was recently elected as a learner representative to the board of AONTAS, the National...

Recognising the valuable work of local organisations

Mayor of South Dublin County Mark Ward presented 14 Community Endeavour Awards at a ceremony on Saturday 1st December at the Red Cow Moran’s...

Two-thirds of people living in Tallaght report mental health issues

Two-thirds of people living in Tallaght are reporting mental health issues according to a new study. The report entitled Physical and Mental Health in Post-Recession...

“Act quickly to tackle menace of scramblers”

The Minister for Justice must take immediate action to deal with the menace of scramblers in Tallaght, a councillor has said. At the latest meeting...

Council commits to fix Balgaddy homes

There may be light at the end of the tunnel for Balgaddy residents after South Dublin County Council gave a commitment to address serious...

Frustrations in Lucan over ‘dark’ skate park for last two years

Local skateboarders are in the dark over why the lights at their skatepark remain turned off. Opened in 2007, Lucan Skatepark in Griffeen Valley Park...

Young artists’ work chosen for new Dublin Bus display

Four local primary school children are among a select group of budding artists chosen to feature on a very colourful bus. Illustrator, author and comedian...

Council’s budgeting initiative recognition at Vienna seminar

The first ever Participative Budgeting on the island of Ireland was recognised at an event in Vienna on November 17 2018. The “€300K HAVE YOUR...

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