October Gardening Courses in Terenure

October Gardening Courses in Terenure

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

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Master Composter Training

Master Composter Training

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...

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Rathgar Horticultural Society 63rd Annual Show

Rathgar Horticultural Society 63rd Annual Show

The Rathgar Horticultural Society will hold their 63rd Annual Show on Saturday 7th July between 2.30 pm and 5.00 pm in Christ Church, Rathgar Village. Lots of friendly and fun competitions for keen gardeners; bring your fruit, vegetables and flowers for judging; You can request an entry form by emailing plantdesignbyhilary@gmail.com   

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The RRA Annual Front Garden Competition returns for 2018!

The RRA Annual Front Garden Competition returns for 2018!

Another year has passed and with good weather breaking out at last our ever popular Garden Competition returns for 2018. The competition itself takes place in June with our judges busily examing the local gardening talent that has become very evident over the last number of years. 2017 saw some really inspiring entries and we are expecting the same high standard this year.  How To Enter The Garden Competition is open to all front gardens within the area of the Rather Residents Association (detailed here) No entry rules apply as all front gardens will be considered.  Just work hard...

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Metro Link Official Information Site

Metro Link Official Information Site

Here is a link to the official information site for Metro Link which residents may be keen to find out more about. The public consulation phase of the project wrapped up on  Friday 11th May 2018. https://www.metrolink.ie/#/home

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Dublin Canals Actions Day 21st April 2018

Dublin Canals Actions Day 21st April 2018

https://dublincanalsactionday.ie/ The aim of this group is to promote the use of both of Dublin’s beautiful canals to their fullest potential as amenities and safe areas for wildlife and right through the city. To this end regular volunteer clean ups are organised throughout the year and this year will see the third ever group clean up, Dublin Canals Action Day. on April 21st. Join them on April 21st at one of their 9 starting points: Bulfin Estate Resident’s Hall Sally’s Bridge Leeson Street Bridge Grand Canal Basin Spencer Dock North Strand Cross...

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Recycling Workshop

Recycling Workshop

There will be a Recyling Workshop in St. Patrick's Hall, Leicester Avenue, Rathgar (behind the Church of The Three Patrons) on Monday 23rd of April from 7.30pm.  All are warmly invited to learn more about recycling.

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DCC South East Area News April ‘18

DCC South East Area News April ‘18

The latest edition of the DCC South East Area News is available.  You can download it here from our site as a PDF.

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Mindfulness with Aideen O’Neill

Mindfulness with Aideen O’Neill

Thursday Evening & Friday morning options Christ Church Hall, Rathgar Thursdays - commencing April 12 - May 24 6:30pm-9pm (plus one full Saturday) Fridays - commencing April 13-May 25 10:00am- 12:30pm (plus one full Saturday) Facilitator: Aideen O’ Neill Cost : €200 Course Type: 2.5 hour session once a week for 8 weeks plus one Saturday Contact: aideenyoneill@gmail.com or Mobile 087 9032218 Click here for more information (PDF)

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RRA committee welcomes new pedestrian lights in Rathgar Village

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.  

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