Public Consultation Phase for MetroLink

MetroLink are launching a second non-statutory public consultation on the Preferred Route, beginning today Tuesday 26 March at 2pm until Tuesday 21 May 5.30pm. Learn about the new route on metrolink.ie and at the following public events: Hilton Hotel, Charlemont, Monday 8 April 2pm-8pm The Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Street, Wednesday 10 April 2pm-8pm You may make a submission via metrolink.ie or by post to: MetroLink, Transport Infrastructure Ireland Parkgate Business Centre Parkgate Street Dublin 8

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

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...

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Dublin Bus Connect Opens The Public Consultation Process

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...

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Rathgar Residents Association AGM 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!

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Celebrate Christmas in Rathgar

Celebrate Christmas in Rathgar

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. 

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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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