FRG Updates


Youth Project Art Work Brings Community Alive

  Youth Project Art Work Brings Community Alive So after 4 months of planning, thinking, working, shopping and discussions the work has begun on getting the mural onto the wall beside the playground, our Youth Project has been working very hard to recapture the wonderful community spirit of the... 

Happy St Patrick’s Day from the FRG Team

St Patrick Preaching to the Irish Kings – from Carlow Cathedral  Bíodh sona Lá Fhéile Pádraig as ár bhFoireann ag an FRG Have a Happy St Patrick’s Day from everyone on the FRG team!  Read More »

Happy St Paddys Day from our Junior Youth!

The latest art offering from our Junior Youth Boys and Girls.  This time our theme was the “Green Saint” Allanah Alex Billy James Jayda Katie   Kyle Rebecca Sam Shauna   Sylis      Read More »

Finally, we have Our Christmas Junior Youth Pics!

It took us long enough but we finally have our Junior Youth Christmas Pics and stories for your enjoyment! We’re Sorry for the delay.    Blakes Snowan Age 5   Holly’s Snowman Age 7 Leytos snow man age 9 Rebecca Age 6 Ruby’s Snowman Age 5 Sam’s Christmas Picture Age 5 Tadgh’s... 

Dublin’s Rap Scene Growls with a New Talent – Cale Smith

Dublin’s Rap-Scene – Growls with a New Talent Cale Smith Cale Smith is just 17 years old, a West Finglas Native, unassuming nice guy and already has his first Rap EP out in the public domain. The EP, “This Is It” was released before last Christmas. Not bad for a young man who only... 

Fountain Youth Project’s Christmas Light’s Ceremony

Fountain Youth Project’s Christmas Light’s Ceremony Alan Finn recounts our Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.  We would just like to thank everyone involved for making this event possible. It was all smiles at the Fountain Youth Project’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Local... 

The Online Release of Our Fountain Youth’s New Movie!

  Well the wait is finally over, behold the official release of our Fountain Youth’s new Movie!   Titled the “Drill” the story recounts a young lad’s fear of the dentist, which causes him to have mental breakdown leaving him questioning what is real and what is imaginary.   The... 

Philae Probe Pictures from our Junior Youth

To celebrate the historic Philae probe’s comet landing, our Junior Youth Kids have done the following pictures for your viewing pleasure.   Ava Age 5 Alex Age 6 Tadgh Age 6 Billy Age 6 Blake Age 5 Estel Age 5 Heidi Age 4 Holly Age 6 Katie Age 5 Kyle Age 8 Ruby Age 5 Sam Age 5 Shane Age 7  Read More »

Happy Halloween From Our Junior Youth!

Happy Halloween From Our Junior Youth! Alex Age 6   Ava Age 4   Billy age 6   Blake Age 5 Estelle Holly Age 6 Hyde Age 4 Jayda Age 5 Katie Age 5 Rebecca Age 6   Ruby Age 4 Sam Age 5 Shane Age 7 Tadgh Age 5  Read More »

Fountain Youth Project Lead The Way at Reel Youth 2014

Fountain Youth Project Lead The Way at Reel Youth 2014 The Reel Youth Programme has long been a valued addition to the lives of young people in Dublin’s Inner City.  The programme encourages young people from youth services around the Capital to utilise their inner creative talents across the... 

FRG Awarded A Donation from the HSS Credit Union

FRG Awarded A Donation from the HSS Credit Union The Health Services Staffs Credit Union, based on High Street each year, usually sponsors one particular charity, which they feel has done a lot to help the community. However this year they have decided to try help a number of charities and non profit... 

Annual Fountain Resource Group Fun Day

Annual Fountain Resource Group Fun Day                                   The Basin Street Flat Complex football pitch played host to the Annual Fountain Resource Group Fun Day held by the FRG.  Children from as far as Oliver Bond and the surroundings areas came to Basin Street for... 

Marrowbone Lane Fun Day

Marrowbone Lane Fun Day Friday 15th of August was a day that the residents of Marrowbone Lane won’t forget! The soccer pitch in the flat complex was opened to the public for the Marrowbone Lane Youth Project Open Day.  The Open Day featured three bouncy castles, a DJ set and BBQ, not to mention face... 

Fountain Junior Youth Project well fed fun!

Situated at the top end of Basin lane, before you cross into Maryland, the old convent has been used by various diffrent agencies over the last number of years. Focus Ireland, the homeless charity,are the present custodians of this protected and beautiful building. About 12 years ago, the Fountain Resource... 

You are invited to a Coffee Morning

  You are invited to a coffee morning on Wednesday the 3rd of September from 10 am to 12 pm.   The coffee morning is being held in School Street Family Resource Centre.     Come Along for Coffee, Cake and Chat.     All Welcome – Bring a Friend    Read More »

Marrowbone Lane Youth Project

Marrowbone Lane flat complex lies just off School Street here in the Dublin 8 area. The Fountain Resource Group has in recent times joined forces with the local people of Marrowbone Lane to open up a youth project for the kids of the area has part of a larger project to develop the area and provide... 

Busy Bees All The Way!

A recent addition to the ever growing list of community services that the Fountain Resource Group provides to the South West Inner City, Busy Bees youth project was established in late September 2013.  The youth project, which utilises state of the art facilities in a brand new building that bears... 

What’s happening in the Fountain Youth?

I have always believed that the Fountain is like a big old Oak tree, which has several branches providing vital services to the Dublin 8 area, and beyond. Last week I headed around to the Fountain Youth Group Club which is housed in a building next to the St James’ Secondary school on Basin Lane.... 

Fountain Crèche & Playschool Sports Day

It was all fun and games recently at the Fountain Resource Group Wee-Tots and the Crèche sports day. The sun didn’t make an appearance but then neither did the rain. 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... 

Kids World Cup Pictures

The creativity in our Junior Youth project knows no bounds, here’s what the little computer wiz kids offered up for the world cup.   Some intricate work here considering the ages involved! Billy Age 6 John Age 9   By Holly age 6     Tadgh age 5      Read More »
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