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ThomasStreetDublin.com – New Portal Launched!

The traders on Thomas Street have launched a brand new website which lists the businesses in the area, and gives some useful and interesting information about the general locality. There’s some info about local landmarks and a page which translates Dublin expressions into different languages.... 

Local Artist Shoots Music Video In Dublin 8

Local girl Arezu Tabarsi (aka Yazz, Top Notch) has been very busy recently shooting her new music video on locations here in Dublin 8. We caught up with her when she was in Fatima on Tuesday 20th August. Her new catchy tune entitled “A Device” will be released in the near future. Yazz, as you may... 

Pieta House Fundraiser, Sweeneys Bar Thursday 12th September

On Thursday the 12th September at Sweeney’s Bar on Dame Street, in our wonderful city of Dublin at 8pm till last order’s, you can once again catch the one and only, Explosive Joe Wrenn. One of Dublin’s most wanted men on the Rap & Hip Hop scene, he will be joined by Jay Hickey, Noel Sweeney,... 

The Hub & Thomas Street News – August 2013 (Issue 3)

The latest installment of the local newletter, published by the Digital Hub, has now been released. Issue 3 of THE HUB & THOMAS STREET NEWS is now available to download and read. It includes news related to the Digital Hub, Thomas Street and the surrounding areas, bringing together stories about... 

Youth Exchange – FRG Hooks Up With International Groups

During the month of August our Youth Project took an exciting trip to Italy, to team up with other European youth groups. All sorts of activities took place, and our youngsters had an amazing time with their peers from different cultures. This trip was run in collaboration with Youth 4 Youth and the... 

PICS: Landscapes From Our Trip To Italy

Our Fountain Youth Project went on an exciting trip to Italy during August. You can view images of the group activities here, but we also thought you may like some pics of the awesome landscapes that surrounded us during our time on the continent. You can view more pics on the Youth Project’s... 

Fountain Youth Project – The Choice (2012 Indie Film)

Our Youth Project’s latest drama film is currently in post-production, and will be released over the coming weeks. We will let you know how to get your hands on the official DVDs, and we will also post the film on this website & youtube, so that you can all check it out freely. In the meantime,... 

Protest Planned For St Catherines Sports Centre on Monday

The following is a press release from the Fairness 4 D8 Young People action group relating to controversial new plans for St Catherines Centre. PRESS RELEASE: Unregistered homeless to be accommodated alongside vulnerable young people in Dublin The Foyer is a Dublin 8 project that has successfully been... 

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... 

Our Summer Project Enjoys Quasar & Bowling in Tallaght

Some of the members of our Youth Project who are taking part in the Summer Project enjoyed a great day out in Tallaght last week. They had a great time playing Quasar and also took time out for some 10 pin bowling too! If you would like to know more about our Youth Project, you can find more info here;... 

Junior Youth Visits The Animals At Dublin Zoo

The 10-12 year olds from our Junior Youth Project had a great day out at Dublin Zoo last week, and really enjoyed their day out! On their visit to the Phoenix Park-based zoo, they took time to view a whole load of animals, and really seemed to enjoy that interaction. If you would like to know more about... 

Advertise on FRG.ie & Help Support Our Local Community!

Book your advert and help us to provide our many services to the local community, including our Youth Project, Creche, Breakfast Club, Senior Citizens Services, Enterprise Advice and Counseling/Mediation Services. You can view a full list of our services here, along with plenty of information about... 

Youth Project Goes Kayaking & Canal Diving

Our Youth Project continued their varied and busy summer schedule with some Kayaking and Canal Diving on the Grand Canal in Ballyfermot. The canal, which was completed in 1804, bore witness to our energetic bunch, who seemed completely engrossed in the experience. Everybody had a wonderful day, which... 

Fountain Youth Enjoy Dun Laoghaire Sunshine

The Fountain Youth crew headed down to Dun Laoghaire yesterday to enjoy the beautiful weather we have been having. On this excursion word has it that they got to take a trip on a speedboat! If you would like to know more about our Youth Project, you can find more info here; Senior Youths, Junior Youths.... 

Thomas ‘Street Fest’ – Urban Art Regeneration Project (July 19-21)

The traders around the Thomas Street area have been busy in recent times attempting to clean up the area, by regenerating buildings and corners of our locality which have fallen into disrepair. As part of this programme, Evolve Urban Art (also see their facebook page) are holding the 1st Thomas Street... 

Local Residents Urge Council To Provide Park for Kids

Bridgefoot Street residents have pleaded with the Dublin City Council (D.C.C.) to allocate them a plot of land that in recent times has been left neglected. The plot of land which is situated around the corner from the busy shopping area, Thomas Street, is attracting people who are dealing and using... 

Volunteers Wanted for the Thomas Street Ambassador Programme

The Thomas Street Business Association, in collaboration with Volunteer Ireland and the Dublin Civic Trust are looking for local people to become ambassadors for the Thomas Street area. The ambassador’s role will be to approach tourists with relevant cultural, historical and business information... 

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... 

On The Driving Range – Fountain Youth Go All Tiger Woods On Us!

A group of our youngsters from the Fountain Youth Project headed down to the Spawell Golf Range (now known as the Carr Golf Centre) yesterday morning for a session on the driving range. Well done to Leon Morrissey who – with a swing like Rory McIlroy – won the competition for the longest... 

Fountain Youth Project – Photos From The Hellfire Trip, July 1st

The Fountain Youth Project had a fantastic day out yesterday at the Hellfire Club in the Dublin Mountains. Everybody had a wonderful time, experiencing a bit of history mixed with plenty of fresh air and nature too! Here are some pics from yesterdays trip, courtesy of the Fountain Youth Project’s... 
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