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

Rathgar Meals on Wheels - Volunteer Appeal

October 22, 2019

Rathgar Meals on Wheels, now including Ballyboden Meals on Wheels, are in urgent need of new volunteers. Meals on Wheels is a much-needed service providing lunch to local residents, in their own homes, three days a week (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays). The service can be requested by HSE social workers delivering home-care, Gardaí working with people in difficult situations, or by anyone who may feel their family members are in need of the assistance. Meals are prepared from scratch in the kitchen in Christ Church Rathgar by one of twelve teams of cooks. The meals are then distributed by...


Rathgar Heritage Walk

September 30, 2019

This Sunday 6th October, Ged Walsh will be providing a walking tour of the Rathgar area outlining numerous heritage features that may often be overlooked. Ged Walsh has had a lifelong interest in local history, particularly that of the Rathgar/Churchtown area where he lives. A member of the Old Dublin Society since 1970 and of the Rathmines, Ranelagh and Rathgar Historical Society since its foundation in 1996, he has given talks on various topics to several Local History Societies and Active Retirement Associations, mainly in South County Dublin. Ged earned a Diploma in Local History from Maynooth University in 2008. We...


What Planet Are You On - RTE Callout

August 02, 2019

What Planet Are You On, a new RTÉ TV series will measure the impact your household is having on the planet! Interested? Call 01-8641444, email whatplanetareyouon2019@gmail.com or click on this link to apply! The show is a factual reality series that shows people tackling the biggest issue of our time in their own homes. It’s a real challenge, with choices at every turn, science provides the facts, what the participants do with that knowledge will determine their success or failure in hitting their target. Success gets a reward of €2000. What Planet Are You...


2019 Rathgar Garden Awards

July 27, 2019

Rathgar is very lucky to have wonderful front gardens as a feature of the architectural design heritage of the area. Originally established as a very competitive competition between keen gardners in the ealy 1970’s in recent years the committee of the Rathgar Residents Association changed the format to that of Annual Awards in 10 categories recognising the efforts that residents make in maintaining their front gardens. The awards are made possible by the generous support of local business and the committee of the Rathgar Resident’s Association would like to thank the following for their generous sponsorship of the...


Tribe - 10 Hour Cycle to Stop Suicide

July 08, 2019

This Saturday 13th of July, members of a growing community fundraising community Tribe, are hosting a 10 Hour Cycle outside the Grafton Barber in Rathgar Village on two stationary bikes from 8am-6pm. All money raised will be going to the worthy charity Pieta House. Be sure to drop by, say hi and dig deep for this great cause. Best of luck to all involved!


Bloomsday in Rathgar

June 07, 2019

The Bloomsday in Rathgar event runs from 1pm - 4pm Saturday 15h June. With music, balloons, readings, local food and much more be sure not to miss it. Be sure to join us in Rathgar village for what guarantees to be a memorable day.