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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Dublin Gospel Choir at Christ Church Rathgar

Dublin Gospel Choir at Christ Church  Rathgar

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

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Rathgar Residents Association Annual Front Garden Competition, 2017.

Rathgar Residents Association Annual Front Garden Competition, 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

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NTA presents the BusConnects Strategy for Dublin Bus

NTA presents the BusConnects Strategy for Dublin Bus

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...

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Rathgar Tennis and Bowling Open Day

Rathgar Tennis and Bowling Open Day

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

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Oaklands Drive parking hoax

Oaklands Drive parking hoax

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...

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Spring Bazaar: St Philip’s Church, Temple Road

Spring Bazaar: St Philip’s Church, Temple Road

Saturday 27th May, Spring Bazaar: St Philip's Church, Temple Road. Donations will be accepted until Friday 25th May. More info here.  

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Front Garden Competition Prizegiving & RHS 63rd Annual Flower Show

Front Garden Competition Prizegiving & RHS 63rd Annual Flower Show

Saturday 8th July The annual front garden competition prizegiving will take place in Christ Church Rathgar @ 4.30pm. No entry required, all front gardens are eligible with judging taking place during the month of June (entry details here). Prizewinners will be notified by letter. Saturday 8th July The RHS 63rd Annual Flower Show: Christ Church, Rathgar. Event details, schedules and entry forms available from plantdesignbyhilary@gmail.com.

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