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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 »

Our Junior Youth have been discovering the Globe for Brazil 2014

  We got our little keyboard warriors in the spirit of the World Cup to tell us a little about their favourite country.  A Fountain Junior Youth Fact finging mission if you will. Brazil by John Brazil is the largest country in South America. The Name Brazil comes from a tree named Brazil wood. It... 


While I am very conscience not to break the memorandum preventing any media outlet to speak on the election itself, nor would this community group take any political side.  I would just like to encourage everyone to vote no matter what their political hue.  The European elections are becoming increasingly... 

Easter Pictures from Our Junior Youth – A Collection

  Every year at this time we get our Junior Youth Computer Classes to doddle some pictures for the Easter time, not only is this a great demonstration of creativity but it also hones computer skills at early age (4 – 7yrs).  Computers are becoming increasingly important to a person’s job... 

Easter Stories – Shauna Age 8 – Me and the Easter Bunny

One day on Easter morning, the Easter bunny came to my house with a gold key and when he left my Easter eggs he left the gold key but the key was made of chocolate. When the Easter bunny left he banged the door so I put shoes on. Then I ran after the Easter bunny. When I followed him he said that if... 

Easter Stories – Kyle Age 7

Once upon a time on Easter Eve I was woken up by the Easter bunny and she gave me a big fright. She asked me to go on a ride and I said can I go to your house please? She said I have to deliver Easter eggs to the children. I said “Ok then I’ll help you”.   I helped her deliver Easter eggs to... 

Reel Youth Star makes Love/Hate Debut!

  Our very own Keith Fitzpatrick will be making his TV acting debut on the set of Love/Hate for its new season this autumn.  Keith was talent spotted by RTE after he starred in “First Impressions”, a Fountain Youth produced film last October (read more here).  The movie was shown in the Irish... 

Happy St Patrick From Mias Age 8

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Rebekas Age 5

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Shane Age 6

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James Age 6

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Calvin Age 6

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John age 9

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