Rathgar Meals on Wheels - Renewed Appeal

Rathgar Meals on Wheels - Renewed Appeal

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...

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Charity Masquerade Ball in aid of St Lukes

Charity Masquerade Ball in aid of St Lukes

On Saturday 15th February, the Dropping Well is hosting a charity masquerade ball in support of St. Lukes hospital. Featuring a buffet and dancing until late, this promises to be an exceptional night. Tickets are €25. Tickets can be booked through geraldinedurkan@droppingwell.com.

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Irish Heart Foundation - Hands for Life (CPR/ First Aid Course)

The Irish heart foundation are giving a free CPR/ first aid course 1st February in Christ Church Rathgar. The Irish Heart Foundation are providing a free course at Christ Church Rathgar to train people in the life-saving skill of CPR and how to operate an AED electronic device. Sign up through the below link today: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/christ-church-rathgar-hands-for-life-registration-8395896652a9

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Rathgar Meals on Wheels - Volunteer Appeal

Rathgar Meals on Wheels - Volunteer Appeal

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...

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Rathgar Heritage Walk

Rathgar Heritage Walk

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...

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What Planet Are You On - RTE Callout

What Planet Are You On - RTE Callout

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...

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2019 Rathgar Garden Awards

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...

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Tribe - 10 Hour Cycle to Stop Suicide

Tribe - 10 Hour Cycle to Stop Suicide

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!

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Bloomsday in Rathgar

Bloomsday in Rathgar

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.

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Dublin 6 Home from Home appeal

Home from Home D6 is an initiative of the Rathgar & Terenure Fellowship. They are seeking support to help a refugee family integrate into Irish life in the area. The reaction to date has been great and many pledges have been made - Arabic speakers, free GP visits, help with CVs/job applications, plumbers, help with paperwork, filling the fridge, friendship, etc. The organising group are currently seeking suitable accommodation and would welcome offers of support. Please contactdeirdre@neills.net if you are in a position to help. More information about the Home from Home initiative.

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