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Mediation Southside

Are you dreading another argument? Another day in conflict? There is a solution… Mediation Southside can help find effective, sustainable solutions to community, workplace and family, disputes. What is mediation? Mediation is a voluntary process of conflict resolution that allows the parties in... 

Mass for those who died from Gambling Related Deaths

For all those mums, dads, brothers, sisters, sons and daughters who have died from gambling addiction throughout Ireland there will be a memorial mass “Hear the silence, feel the pain” on the 19th of April at 5.45pm in St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Marlbourgh Street, Dublin 1. Red wreaths for those... 

St James’ Graveyard – Public Consultation 2

We would like to extend our thanks to all those who attended and contributed to the 1st public consultation back in August last year. The responses and level of feedback received were better than we could have ever imagined. Since then the team has been working behind the scenes to greater our understanding... 

Fountain News Digital – March 2011 (Issue 3)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 3rd issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in March 2011, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: March 2011 (Issue 3) Local News: Welcome To The 1st Issue Of Fountain... 

Rent Supplement Entitlements

Over the past 10 years the Social Welfare system in Ireland has become more compound and complicated. As a result many people are not aware of the full rank of support and payments available through the Department of Social Protection and the Health Service Executive (HSE). In times of recession and... 

St Patricks Day Events

The Parade In honour of Dublin’s UNESCO City of Literature designation the festival parade will bring specially commissioned short story “Brilliant” by Roddy Doyle, to life on the streets of Dublin, in spectacular fashion. The short story is available for download here> Inspired by the outrageously... 

Mental Health Trialogue Meetings on St. James’s Street

What is a Trialogue Meeting? – It’s an open conversation about mental health – It’s a meeting where everybody is equal, and everybody’s opinion matters – It’s a space to share experiences, questions and stories – It’s what we make it! Who Comes to a Trialogue? – Everybody... 

Fountain Youth Project – Youth News

Happy New Year to everyone in the Parish of St James from the youth workers Paul and Nicola in the ‘Fountain Youth Project’. We have settled back in after a snowy Christmas. In December due to lots of snowfall and schools closing due to the weather we had drop in open every day to get the young people... 

New Computer Classes At The Fountain

Computers are unavoidable these days, the libraries we use no longer hold paper references but digital ones, the blackboard in our schools has been replaced by a glass screen, our most personal details live on hospital hard drives. The internet as a phenomenon that has changed how we think about music,... 

Welcome To The 1st Issue Of Fountain News Of The New Year! (Sorry We’re Late)

Yeah its March you caught us, it’s because we put sooooo much effort into making this the bestest most funnest issue yet! Not buying it are you? I wouldn’t either sounds like cheesy sale, but what I can say is that this issue has some excellent articles on local history, news and reviews and you... 

Trialogue Meeting In Basin Lane

What is a Trialogue Meeting? It’s an open discussion meeting where everybody interested in mental health is welcome. Everyone is equal, respected and has the opportunity to share their experience, opinions and questions about mental health. What are the topics for discussion at the Trialogue meetings?... 

Coffee and Games Morning at Marrowbone Lane

Coffee and Games Morning for Senior Citizens at Marrowbone Lane Community Centre 13 Marrowbone Lane Every Wednesday 11:00am – 12:00pm All Welcome! Please drop in For more information of direction please call 01-4545901 and ask for Colleen/Eimear or Ann  Read More »

Marrowbone Lane Community Centre

Timetable of programs and classes currently running at the centre ALL CLASSES ARE FREE TO JOIN!!! Monday Basic Computer Classes………..10:30am – 11:30am Tuesday Basic Irish Classes………………………2:30pm-3:30pm Wednesday Senior Citizens Coffee and Games Morning………..11am – 12pm Women’s... 

Lets Walk and Talk!

Sunday 6th March: To celebrate International Women’s Day, historian Pat Liddy will lead a walking tour, meeting at Fusilier’s Arch, St. Stephen’s Green at 12 noon and finishing in Moore Street. The topic on offer during the tour will be “Women and their contribution to the health of Dublin Past.... 

Free English Classes!

FREE ENGLISH CLASSES – 20 HOURS PER WEEK CITY OF DUBLIN VEC – RINGSEND TECHNICAL INSTITUTE REGISTRATION: EVERY THURSDAY @ 2.00 P.M. BALLSBRIDGE COLLEGE, SHELBOURNE ROAD, DUBLIN 4. FOR MORE INFORMATION PHONE: 0874148759 OR 0863394347  Read More »

Happy New Year!!!

Another year has come to an end. I take this opportunity to thank our editor, Eoghan Brunkard, without his constant chasing of contributors, there would be no paper, Damien Hughes for his hard work in forming the website, the compilation and laying out of the paper. I thank members of the Board of Directors,... 

Fountain News Digital – December 2010 (Issue 2)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 2nd issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in December 2010, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: December 2010 (Issue 2) Local News: Happy Christmas From The... 

SWICN Youth & Community Awards

The South West Inner City has been portrayed in the past has having serious social problems. A lot of these social problems have been unfairly associated with the young people of the area, whether it is substance abuse or general anti social behaviour. Too often the good work of those young people and... 

St. James’s United – Under 12’s News

The team: Anthony De lacy (Captain), Dylan Byrne, Dylan French, James Heterton, Chad Morrisey (Vice Captain), Dylan O’Neil, Christopher Ward, Darren West, Rebecca Ward, Sean Doran, Michael Corish, Jason Mc Cann, Connor Healy, Nicky Radford, Kyle Chandler, Dylan Chandler, Emmet Farrell, Stuart Hill,... 

Santa Makes An Early Visit To The Wee Tots

This year the little amigos and amigas of Wee Tots Crèche got an early Christmas, as Santa dropped in to say hello and deliver a gift or two. With snow hailing down outside and the reindeer safely secured on the roof our very own Father Christmas came into distribute toys and will among the kids. Some... 
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