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Nollag Shona Agus Ath – Bhliain Faoi Mhaise Daoibh!

I hope you and your family have a Joyful Christmas  and a Healthy Happy New Year Tom Brunkard Coordinator Fountain Resource Group   Read More »

Fountain Resource Group Crib Lighting Ceremony

Fountain Resource Group Crib Lighting Ceremony Breaking away from the traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony local people turned up in decent numbers yesterday (Wednesday 14th of December) to see the lights been turned on at a Nativity Crib. This event was hosted by the Fountain Resource Group’s... 

Tunes In The Church

Tunes In The Church The NYF Dublin Festival will be taking place from the 30th of December to the 1st of January 2017. There will be events held over three days in Dublin city, with shows like the Spectacular Sky Dance at the Custom House, the New Year’s Day Concert on St. Stephen’s Green and many... 

Sudden Closure Of Rialto Post Office

Following the very sudden closure of a local post office in the Dublin 8 meeting is due to take place today. The post office in Rialto shut its door’s last week. No notice was given to its customers. Some of these customers are elderly and when they went to pick up their weekly pensions, a notice... 

Plans For Dolphin’s Barn Workshop

Plans For Dolphin’s Barn Workshop Local residents living in and around Dolphin’s Barn here in the Dublin 8 area have a chance to attend a local meeting to address certain issues when it comes to enhancing Dolphin’s Barn in general. Dublin City Council (DCC) is preparing an (Environment Improvement... 

A Little Something For The Art Lovers

A Little Something For The Art Lovers The weekend is around the corner and if you are an art lover you are in for a treat. This weekend the Dublin Gallery Weekend will take place from the 25th to the 27th of November. For three days in 36 different Galleries exhibitions, artist and curator talks, walking... 

The Park Singers

The Park Singers will sing their hearts out next month in Christ Church Cathedral with their beautiful rendition of carols by candlelight. Get into the spirit of Christmas by listening to this fantastic choir and enjoying their amazing voices. The Park Singers are a four-part female choir from Dublin,... 

Anything Goes At St Patricks!

Anything Goes At St Patricks! The “Anything Goes” Art Exhibition is back at St Patrick’s University Hospital and will go on display from the 1st of November to 27th January 2017 in the Art Space at SPUH. “This is one of the most important initiatives that we run at St Patrick’s and we are... 

Laurencetide At Christ Church Cathedral

Laurencetide At Christ Church Cathedral This year Dublin and Glendalough is celebrating its 800th anniversary. As part of this celebration Christ Church Cathedral will host a week of celebrations called Laurencetide, using the feast of St. Laurence O’Toole, Abbot of Glendalough and Archbishop of Dublin... 

Diageo – Best Multinational Workplace

Diageo is a great place to work. Diageo has been listed as the 19th Best Multinational Workplace to work for, making this their sixth year of getting to the top 20 best workplaces to be working for. Every year a study is performed to identify the top 25 best multinational companies by Great Place to... 

NCAD Wins At The RDS Visual Art Awards

NCAD Wins At The RDS Visual Art Awards On Tuesday of last week The RDS Visual Art Awards were held at the Royal Dublin Society, who invited 170 students to exhibit their visual art works, of these students 13 were shortlisted. Six NCAD students were shortlisted for the awards. ‘The Weight of Water’... 

Bingo Night In The F2 Centre This Thursday!

A fundraising bingo night will take place this Thursday, 3rd November at 8 pm in the F2 centre in Fatima. This fundraiser has been organised by the Fatima Groups United in aid of The Rialto football club. Books will cost €10.00 and there will be spot prizes up for grabs. Also the fundraisers are... 

Nicholas of Myra To Be Homeless Shelter

Nicholas of Myra To Be Homeless Shelter People living near the derelict St Nicholas of Myra building on Carmans Hall are planning a protest following the announcement that the former community centre is to be turned into an emergency homeless hostel with room for 65 beds and related facilities. This... 

FOUNTAIN NEWS NEEDS YOU!

FOUNTAIN NEWS NEEDS YOU! The Fountain Resource Group is now looking for journalist for its online Newspaper. The journalist positions are part of our Community Employment Scheme.  A participant on the scheme would submit articles for €20 above any long term welfare payment they are on.  They could... 

Hollywood Stars Come To Rialto

Two Hollywood A Lister’s actors Mel Gibson & Sean Penn are due to begin filming The Professor and the Madman here in Rialto, Dublin 8. This movie is being directed by Farhad Safinia and it has taken up to four writers to complete the script including Simon Winchester, who originally wrote... 

What If Your Child Was One In Four?

What If Your Child Was One In Four?   This week the Tanaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Ms. Frances Fitzgerald, T.D. was at the launch of the One in Four’s Annual Report 2015. One in Four is a charity that was established in 2002 by Colm O’Gorman to help fight sexual abuse one in four... 

Digital Hub Wins 3 Awards!

Three companies from The Digital Hub won awards at Monday night’s 18th Dot IE Net Visionary Awards 2016 that was held at the RDS Concert Hall. The awards were sponsored by the .IE Domain Registry. Eight Digital Hub companies in total were shortlisted on the 4th of August for the awards. On Monday... 

Walk In My Shoes Radio Attempts New Guinness World Record

Walk In My Shoes Radio Attempts New Guinness World Record Walk In My Shoes Radio is back and will be broadcasting from St. Patrick’s Hospital from the 10th to the 14th of October during World Mental Health Awareness Week. This year they will also attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the World’s... 

Don’t Stump It – Bin It!

Don’t Stump It – Bin It! Do you know that cigarettes butts and chewing gum are the main items of littering on the streets of Ireland? The 2015 National Litter Pollution Report, released today, reveals that “cigarette related litter, continues to constitute the highest percentage (59.76%) of... 

Fountain Summer Project Video

Watch the video below! Footage from The Fountain Youth, Basin Street, Busy Bees and Marrowbone Lane Youth Projects with thanks to John Shaw Wendy McGrath Tanya O Neill Annemarie O’ Dwyer Patrica Richards Margaret Sands Nuri Tardio Emer Whelan Clare Geraghty Annemarie Buckley Darren Dempsey Alan Finn Brendan... 
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