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.

Contact Us

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

Dr. Dermot Lane to give talk on caring for the Earth

February 26, 2019

A talk will be given by Dr. Dermot Lane on the subject 'Some Aspects of Personal, Social and Community Responsilibilty in Relation to Care of the Earth'. This will be based on Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si. This event will be held on Tuesday March 26th 2019 in St. Patrick's Hall to the rear of The Three Patrons Church at 7.30pm. Dr. Lane was ordained to the priesthood from the Catholic archdiocese of Dublin in 1967 and thd subsequently earned a doctorate in theology in Rome. Dr. Lane is widely regarded as one of the foremost theologians in Ireland with a...


Dublin Bus Connect Opens The Public Consultation Process

January 28, 2019

Proposals for the Core Bus Corridors in phase two have been released and include the Rathfarnham to City Centre and Tallaght to Terenure routes which would run through Rathgar. These plans are proposals for public transport use of the road network and will have enormous impact on residents, commuters and business owners. They do not analyse the impact on private and commercial vehicular traffic so it is really important that your voice is heard. Make your submissions and comments to cbc@busconnects.ie and contact us at info@rathgarresidentsassociation.ie with...


Rathgar Residents Association AGM 2019

January 23, 2019

The 2019 Rathgar Residents Assocation AGM will take place on Thursday 28th March at 8.00pm in St. Patrick's Hall, Leicester Road (to the rear of the Church of the Three Patrons). We invite all Rathgar residents to attend and to get involved. We are currently looking for new commitee members, particulary those with experience in social media. If you are interested in getting involved, please email info@rathgarresidentsassociation.ie for more information. We look forward to seeing you on the 28th!


Celebrate Christmas in Rathgar

December 03, 2018

Celebrate Christmas in Rathgar! Santa comes to town on Thursday December 6th to help switch on the Christmas lights and on Friday December 14th Christ Church Rathgar host their annual carol serivce. 


October Gardening Courses in Terenure

August 29, 2018

Brian Matthews will be running a series of gardening theory classes in Terenure, Dundrum & Dun Laoghaire / Deansgrange this October. As a graduate of the Irish National Botanic Gardens (Glasnevin) with 20 years professional gardening experience Brian's goal is to raise more awareness of the health benefits of gardening to individuals & communities. More details can be seen on his website https://www.gardeningcourses.ie     Photo credit: Elaine Casap


Master Composter Training

August 29, 2018

Learn how to compost everything in every way in this comprehensive training course. Dublin City Council, in conjunction with the EPA & Dublin City Council Parks and Landscape Services Department, invite you to join us at The Hive at Herbert Park in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 (walking distance from the Landsdowne DART station) for an action packed programme to teach people how to reduce food waste and compost at home or within your community. Training consists of five evening classroom sessions and three weekend afternoon hands-on workshops to gain the knowledge required to stop food waste and save money as well as...