FRG Updates


The Parochial Hall Is Getting A New Floor

The Parochial Hall Is Getting A New Floor The Parochial Hall here at St. James’s Church is getting a new floor put in. The middle part of the floor is being replaced and the front and end part of the floor will be sanded down and re-varnished. The Old Isolde Flooring Co., owned by Mark Ellis is doing... 

Marrowbone Lane Friday Fun Day

Marrowbone Lane Friday Fun Day On Friday 19th August 2016, Marrowbone Lane organised a Friday fun festival to mark the conclusion of the very successful 2016 summer project. The project has been organised the Fountain Resource Group. With the dark clouds looming over head, the threat of rain was on... 

Trip To Tayto Park!

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Wee Tots Sports Day

It was all fun and games recently at the Fountain Resource Group Wee-Tots and the Crèche sports day. The sun made an appearance! All the children who attended the event were awarded with their own prize medal and a cert. The day was also attended by all the children’s parents who stood at the end... 

Support For The Boys in Green From The Fountain Youth

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Rising In The Union – The Movie

The Fountain Resource Group proudly presents its 1916 Commemorative Movie “Rising in the Union” – This movie presents accounts of the action in the South Dublin Union and Marrowbone Lane Distillery and was on display in our Rising in the Union Exhibition. With Thanks to Gary Nolan,... 

Rising in the Union!

The Fountain Resource Group in Cooperation with St James Church Presents Rising in the Union! • An exhibition chronicling day by day the events of Easter 1916 in the South Dublin Union, the Mendicity, Marrowbone Lane Distillery and the Rialto area. • The exhibition will also tell the grander narrative... 

Christmas Junior Youth Pics!

Every Year our little creative geniuses in the Fountain Junior youth spend a lot of time writing the best stories and drawing the best pictures for Christmas.  Here is a collection from the gang this year! Well Done everyone excellent job! Jake Lexis Ruby Ruby Ava Carl Danny Estelles Heidis Holly Stories... 

IT’S CHRISTMAS!!!!! FRG Lights Up The Trees

IT’S CHRISTMAS!!!!! FRG Lights Up The Trees Despite the threat of rain and high winds, the annual Christmas tree lights were turned on, at the Fountain Resource Group’s Youth Project in Basin lane. There was plenty of singing with guest appearance from pop sensation, Dubliner, Conor Hamilton, and... 

Fountain Scores Big At Community Awards

Fountain Scores Big At Community Awards The Fountain Resource Group was well represented at this year’s SWICN Youth & Community Achievement Awards.  The award ceremony was presided over by Sybil Mulcahy of TV 3’s Morning Show and RTE’s Robert Carley. The aim of the event is to... 

Our Junior Project Supporting Ireland & France

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Our Junior Project Supporting Ireland & France

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Happy Halloween From the Junior Youth!

  Happy Halloween From the Junior Youth!  The kids got into the spooky spirit of things and decided to send us some ghoulish pics from their computer classes in Basin Lane! Ava Age 7 Blake Age 5 Kyle Age 8 Ruby Age 6 Tadgh Age 7    Read More »

An Apple a Day

This week our Fountain Seniors were having fun cooking sweet apples!  Read More »

Fountain Resource Group Launches New Senior Citizens Service

Fountain Resource Group Launches New Senior Citizens Service The Fountain Resource Senior Citizens Group has reopened! The group met up at St James Parish hall last Thursday to trash out the coming season’s activities. The local crowd of about thirty expressed an interest in card games and “Card... 

Fountain Summer Projects’ Big Day Out Snaps

Fountain Summer Projects’ Big Day Out Snaps Took us a while to get them up but here our a collection of snaps from our youth project community days out in Marrowbone Lane and Basin Lane.   The kids had BBQ burgers, candy floss, face painting, a DJ set and three bouncy Castles.   Everyone had... 

Animal Magic at the Fountain!

Animal Magic at the Fountain! As part of our ongoing summer project for the junior youth clubs, which has seen our area’s youth go to Funtasia, plenty of farms, the zoo, regal homes, the cinema, and all sorts of wonderful places, the kids this week got these some uncommon animals up close! The... 

Billy’s Ocean Experience

1. Around 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans. 2. The largest ocean on Earth is the Pacific Ocean, covering around 30% of the Earth’s surface. The deepest known area of the Earth’s oceans is known as the Mariana Trench. It’s deepest point measures 11km. That’s a... 

Fountain Youth Unveil Wall Art Piece!

Fountain Youth Unveil Wall Art Piece! The Fountain Youth Project unveiled their art work last Friday to a sizable crowd of interested locals, TDs and DCC Representatives.  The four paneled piece located at the back of playground on the partition wall between the Basin Street area and St James’... 

Our Junior Youth Easter Pics!

Our Junior Youth Easter Pics! Our Junior Youth was busy away creating pictures for Easter, as always these little artistic genius’s didn’t disappoint.  My friend the Easter bunny spend the day looking at them, he thinks everyone deserve a bag of chocolate eggs for these gems.                      Read More »
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