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Basin Street Fun Day

On Friday 26th August 2016,The Basin Street Flat Complex football pitch played host to the Annual Fountain Resource Group Fun Day. A big party got underway on Basin Street, providing three bouncy slides, DJ, sausages, candy floss and a barbeque cooking serving delicious hamburgers with all the trimmings! The... 

A Snippet of Dublin History (Part 8) – Basin Street Harbour

A Snippet of Dublin History (Part 8) – Basin Street Harbour Dublin was the first modern city to produce a public water supply, in the 13th century. The River Poddle provided a source of water for the early settlers of the city. About 1670 the reservoir known as the city basin was established. Because... 

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... 

Photos From Santa’s Visit To Our Wee Tots Creche, Basin Street

Here are some belated images of Santa visiting our Creche on Basin Street here in Dublin 8! Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit our crèche and pre-school. The toddlers, wobblers and bambinos were all generally delighted to see Mr Claus, though some of the younger ones were a little untrusting!... 

Our Pre-School Kids Go See Santa @ Jervis Centre

Our Pre–School kids made the rather convenient trip (say nothing) to Jervis Street this year to see Santa Claus, and to demand that he cough up the goods this December 25th! It will be one of two appearances that Saint Nic will make to our playschool kids. The second will be next week on the Wee Tots... 

Join Us @ Our Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony On Monday!

The ‘Tree of Remembrance’ will be lit up on December the 16th at 4.30pm in honour of the late Marion Mulligan RIP and Becky Mullins RIP, both former members of the board of Management of the Fountain Resource Group, who were instrumental in securing funding for our Fountain Youth Project... 

Our Youths Get To Grips With Football Zorbing

Over the last two weeks many of the young people in our Fountain Youth Project have enjoyed a session of Football Zorbing! This crazy game has been popular amongst our youths, and has benefited them in many ways, including fitness, decision making, teamwork and more. Here are some photos that we took... 

FRG DJs! – Fountain Youth Hold Their First Disco

The Fountain Youth Project held it’s first disco at the weekend, with three of the youth club members djing on the night! Jason Fitzpatrick, Gerard Fox and Craig Hanlon took part in our recent Djing And Music Production tuition, held at our Fountain Youth Project premises on Basin Street in Dublin... 

The Hub & Thomas Street News – December 2013 (Issue 4)

The 4th issue of The Hub & Thomas Street News, the final issue of 2013, is out now. Published this week by The Digital Hub, the December 2013 issue of the local newsletter contains some very interesting locally-focused stories indeed! Download/Read ISSUE 4 of THE HUB & THOMAS STREET NEWS (August... 

Fountain Youth Create Baubles For Tree Of Rememberance

Some of the young people who are members of our Fountain Youth Project/Junior Youth Project, on Basin Street in Dublin 8, have created some very special decorative baubles to add to their Christmas Tree. The ‘Tree of Remembrance’ will be lit up on December the 16th in honour of the late... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Seanad Referendum: Dublin South Central Records 7th Highest NO VOTE

After a few days of the momentum swinging slowly but consistently from the YES camp to the NO camp, Dublin eventually voted majority NO in all constituencies. Our constituency – Dublin South Central – ended up with the 7th highest percentage of NO VOTES out of 43 constituencies nationwide,... 

Youth Project is Holding Another Adults Morning Tomorrow

Our Youth Project is holding another mammies, daddies and adults morning tomorrow from 8.45am. With the weekend breakfast club kicking off for another winter, we thought it was time to invite the older folks in for a cup of tea and a biscuit. About our youth project’s Weekend Breakfast Club: It... 

Our Youth Project Resumes It’s Weekend Breakfast Club

Our youth project’s Weekend Breakfast Club has resumed for the winter again. It is open to all 10-14 year old youth club members, and runs every Saturday morning from 11am to 1pm. There is an open door policy, so members can just turn up on the day. View more info about our youth services here:... 

Stories/Pics From The 2013 Summer Junior Youth Project

Hi Everyone, Patrick here. I’m the computer teacher for the kids in the Fountain Junior Youth Group. We had a great summer in the club this year and I’m delighted to put up some of the stories and pictures that the kids did over the summer. These will give you a great idea of what the kids in the... 

Our ‘Wee Tots’ Creche Holds Annual Sports Day

This 17th of July our local creche/playschool held its annual sports day and the kids (aged 2- 5 years inc) had a great time. There was a relay race, an obstacle course, egg and spoon races, and other fun sport relating activities that helped with the children’s developmental needs and team play. There... 

Kids Summer Cooking Programme – ALL Local Children Are Welcome!

Our youth project is running a cookery programme for the Summer, and places are available for any kids from the local area. Please contact Paul McDonald (087 328 3245) or Nicola Mc Gee (087 418 9541) to book your place! Here are some photos of the youths making tasty chicken fajitas and rice crispie... 
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