FRG Updates


FRG.ie Monthly Website Statistics – November 2013

We broke all records again during November, with huge month-on-month increases. Visitor numbers were up by 37.3% and the average pages viewed (per visitor) was up by 19.7%, which, coupled together, led to a 64.1% increase in the total number of pages viewed. The average time spent on the site, by each... 

Complete List Of 2013 SWICN Youth & Community Awards Recipients

The South West Inner City Network (SWICN) hosted its annual community and youth awards last week at St Catherine’s Church on Thomas Street. We here at the Fountain Resource Group (FRG) were honoured with a handful of our staff and volunteers receiving awards on the night. FRG’s Eoghan Brunkard... 

2013 South West Inner City Network (SWICN) Community & Youth Awards

Last Thursday night, the South West Inner City Network (SWICN) hosted its annual community and youth awards. The event was held in the beautifully redecorated St Catherine’s Church on Thomas Street. The award ceremony was conceived with Kevin Street Garda Siochana and funded by the Iris O’Brien... 

Djing And Music Production @ Fountain Youth Project

With the assistance of The MY Project (Music for Youth), the Fountain Youth Project is collaborating with the Swan Youth Project in a programme to train our music mad young people in the proper use of DJ equipment. Under the supervision of Evan Kenny from The MY Project, young people from 15-21yrs are... 

Drug Prevention: Community Groups Coming Together!

On Friday coming, the 22nd of November 2013, we will be taking part in a gathering of local community groups from the area, which is aimed at creating better methods of drug addiction prevention, through dialogue between the groups, and through the sharing of ideas. The annual event is run by the South... 

Community Members To Be Remembered At Christmas Tree Lighting

This year’s FRG Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held in memory of the late Marion Mulligan RIP, and Becky Mullins RIP. The event takes place as usual at our Basin Street home of the Wee Tots Creche, Junior Youth Service and Fountain Youth Project, on Monday 16th of December. We have decided... 

Fountain Youth Project’s Trip To The Cavan Centre

A group of our Youths headed down to The Cavan Centre last week, and had a wonderful time! They had plenty of fun-filled activities during their trip to the countryside, as you can see from the pics added below. We have also added photos of their day Quad Biking in nearby Monaghan too. About The Cavan... 

Fountain Youth Go Quad Biking In County Monaghan

Here are some pics, taken during our trip to The Cavan Centre last week. Members of our youth project got to try out Quad Biking at Irish Country Quads (Facebook/Twitter) in nearby County Monaghan. The facility is situated close to Inniskeen, and not only features a Quad Biking Adventure Centre, but... 

Our Youths Dress Up For Halloween Festivities On Basin St.

Here are some of pics from last Thursday’s Halloween party, which was held at the Fountain Youth Project on Basin Street, Dublin 8. They include scenes of face painting, our smokey haunted house and one of the youth workers dressed as Tigger. We began the afternoon with a face painting session... 

FRG.ie Monthly Website Statistics – October 2013

IMAGE: Map showing the high concentration of Dublin visitors to FRG.ie in October 2013 (via Google Analytics) This website has really taken off throughout 2013, culminating in our visitor numbers more than doubling in October. There were well over 3,000 visitors to FRG.ie during the month, up from last... 

JOBS: Youth Workers Required for Busy Bees Youth Club (CE Scheme)

We are currently recruiting Youth Worker’s for our new youth club on Bridgefoot Street. Busy Bees is located just around the corner from Thomas Street, and it caters for children from 4 to 14 years of age. Applicants can ring the FRG main office on 01 454 6753 for more information about the posts,... 

Halloween Greetings, From The Junior Youth Project

The kids at our after school Junior Youth Project, on Basin Street in Dublin 8, have digitally drawn us some pictures to pass on their festive greetings! The images turned out really vibrant and colourful, the kids should be extremely proud of their creations. These halloween pictures were created as... 

Happy Halloween from Emily

This picture was created during activities in our JUNIOR YOUTH services. Please click on the picture above to view it in a larger size, and you can read plenty of our Kids’ stories, and view lots of their pictures here.  Read More »

Happy Halloween from Mia

This picture was created during activities in our JUNIOR YOUTH services. Please click on the picture above to view it in a larger size, and you can read plenty of our Kids’ stories, and view lots of their pictures here.  Read More »

I Like Dressing Up For Halloween by Maurice

This picture was created during activities in our JUNIOR YOUTH services. Please click on the picture above to view it in a larger size, and you can read plenty of our Kids’ stories, and view lots of their pictures here.  Read More »

Halloween Is My Favourite by Steven

This picture was created during activities in our JUNIOR YOUTH services. Please click on the picture above to view it in a larger size, and you can read plenty of our Kids’ stories, and view lots of their pictures here.  Read More »

Happy Halloween from James

This picture was created during activities in our JUNIOR YOUTH services. Please click on the picture above to view it in a larger size, and you can read plenty of our Kids’ stories, and view lots of their pictures here.  Read More »

Fountain Youth ‘First Impressions’ Film Premiere Tonight

We are very proud to announce the local premiere of our youth club’s latest film. In St. James’ Parochial Hall, tonight at 6pm, ‘First Impressions’ will be screened to a local audience for the very first time! Tickets can be purchased on the door for just €3, and all proceeds... 

Our Resident Poet Was Chosen For Creative Writing Workshop

We are delighted to pass on the fantastic news that our very own resident poet, Alan Finn, has been chosen to take part in a workshop with one of Ireland’s favourite poets. Clondalkin Library held a competition for all aspiring writers in South County Dublin. Local writers were asked to submit... 

Up The Dubs by Natalia

This picture was created during activities in our JUNIOR YOUTH services. Please click on the picture above to view it in a larger size, and you can read plenty of our Kids’ stories, and view lots of their pictures here.  Read More »
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