Rathgar Residents Association

The Rathgar Residents’ Association have produced this website as a resource to all residents of the area. It is intended to facilitate easy and direct communication with members of the committee and to provide a platform for residents to raise and discuss issues related to this area of Dublin city.

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You can get in touch with our committee at any time for help and advice with planning issues, local matters and general enquiries. You can contact the relevant individual by using the contact form on our contact page.
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Become a Member

Joining the RRA is very easy and we welcome all people who have an interest in Rathgar. We now accept membership payments online.
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Rathgar is a thriving community of the young and old, families and businesses. There's always lots on and plenty to do. Take a look at our noticeboard of local events and happenings to find out more.
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Latest News

RRA committee welcomes new pedestrian lights in Rathgar Village

December 21, 2017

After a number of years active lobbying and campaigning by the Rathgar Residents Association the committee members are delighted to welcome Dublin City Council's decision to make Rathgar village safer for pedestrians and shoppers by placing pedestrian lights spanning Rathgar Road between the 108 and the corner Deli.  The RRA committee would like to thank local councillors and DCC officials and all those involved in implementing the decision and looks forward to a safer village environment for all.  


Dublin Gospel Choir at Christ Church Rathgar

October 16, 2017

The Dublin Gospel Choir will be performing live at Christ Church Rathgar on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 from 7.30pm to 9pm.  This concert is in aid of St. Luke's Hospital. Tickets are €20 each.  Telephone 406 5314 or visit www.friendsofstlukes.ie


Rathgar Residents Association Annual Front Garden Competition, 2017.

July 06, 2017

Judging is complete and the winning gardens have been selected from a short list in each category. Winners will be presented with their prizes on Saturday July 8th at 5.00 pm in Christ Church Rathgar. Do come along and join in… Competition Sponsors 2017 The RRA Committee wish to thank the following local business owners for their generous support: Bijou Deli Bijou Restaurant Cuts and Curls Fia Restaurant Iconic Beauty Lawlor’s Butchers Mehek Indian Restaurant O’Brien’s Off-Licence Roche’s Pharmacy The Vintry Thomas Collins Hair Studio ​HQ Dry Cleaners


NTA presents the BusConnects Strategy for Dublin Bus

June 21, 2017

The following is an extract from an articles on the Dublin Inquirer website which can be read in full here  (the photo is by Destiny Esaw and is taken from the article): "The BusConnects project is ambitious. The National Transport Authority (NTA) launched the plan, on 29 May, to more-or-less entirely review the public transport network for Dublin. Its aim is to grow bus usage in Dublin by 50 percent, mainly by making the network simpler to use and understand. In the crude but real terms of delivering additional bums on seats, BusConnects could be...


Rathgar Tennis and Bowling Open Day

June 21, 2017

24th June, 2017. Minors 2-4pm, adults 4-5pm.


Oaklands Drive parking hoax

June 01, 2017

On 22 May 2017 residents reported that notices were placed on cars along Oaklands Drive. The notices stated that clamping was to be introduced in the vicinity. The notices bore the logos of Dublin City Council and Rathgar Residents Association.  Neither the DCC nor the RRA have any knowledge of, or connection with, these notices. They appear to be a hoax or prank of some sort. The official response we received from DCC stated: "The existence of these notices was brought to our attention in parking enforcement last week and I can confirm that they have not been issued by Dublin...