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Community Addiction Programme (CAP) launches new website, annual report and ‘Addiction’ play

Pictured above, from left to right, Micheal Murtagh (CAP board member), Elaine Mulvaney (CAP Co-ordinator), Jack Roche (CAP board chairman) and Damien Hughes (FRG/Solid Website Design). On Thursday the 27th of June the Community Addiction Programme (CAP) published their annual report, hosted a play... 

The Liberties Celebrates 100 Years Of The Bayno

100 Years On. Tip-toe to the Bayno Where the kids go, to get their buns and Coco Come tip-toe to the Bayno with me Does the above song ring a bell? If it does then you know what I am talking about. When it first opened way back in the early part of the last century (1913) as a place for local children... 

Pieta House Video Shoot – Local Rappers Highlight The Issue Of Suicide

On Thursday the 23rd of May at 5.30 pm I along with two friends met a local Rap artist by the name of Paul Tall Order Ritchie at Greenfort Shopping Centre. The reason for our arrangement was Paul Tall along with some of his friends where doing a video shoot for a song he wrote titled (entitled ‘Here... 

Ghost Town – Whats Next For St Theresas Gardens?

St Theresa’s Gardens, six double blocks of three story balconies, have been opened since the early part of the 1950’s and at that time it was considered to be very plush and very comfortable. When I say the word plush, I mean it had its own supply of hot and cold water, its own loo and it was... 

Start Your Own Business Course – Next Intake April 25th

We are very pleased to announce that we have started accepting applications for the next edition of our ‘Start Your Own Business’ course, which is a collaboration between the Fountain Resource Group and the Department of Social Protection. Classes will begin for this 4 week course on April... 

RTE ‘Prime Time’ Highlights Basin Street Regeneration Crisis

Last nights ‘Prime Time’ program on RTE1 included a report about the Basin Street and O’Devaney Gardens regeneration situations. The report centered around the way in which both complexes have been partially de-populated in order to make way for major regeneration projects which have... 

Junior Youth Go Green!! – St Patricks Stories & Pictures

As the kids computer teacher I would like to sincerely thank all the kids in the Fountain Resource Group Junior Youth Project for their pictures and their stories. I would also like to give a special  thanks to the research team, Elle (aged 8) and Leah (aged 8), who searched the internet to find the... 

Locals Meet Up To Discuss The Subject Of Suicide

While most of you’s were tucking into your pancakes on Pancake Tuesday the 12th of February, I went along to St Andrews Centre in Rialto for a public meeting on suicide. I was a little late so I sat at the back, but there was a full house so I was very pleased for the organisers. Not only was there... 

Develop Your Artistic Side – Art Classes @ F2 Centre, Fatima

Do you have some free time on your hands? If so the F2 Centre at Fatima have free classes up and running since last year, and in particular the Tuesday evening art class which runs from 7 to 9pm. Once you arrive at reception you sign in, and you can either walk the stairs or take the lift up to the... 

Local Mass Times

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Whitefriar Street Sunday Masses Saturday Vigil: 6.00pm, Sunday: 8.OO, 10.30 and 11.30am, (Choir), 12.30 p.m., 4.00 p.m. (Choir) and 7.00pm. Masses on Holydays 8.00, 10.00 and 11.00 am, 12 noon, 1.10, 3.00 and 6.00pm. Weekday Masses 8.OO, 10.00 and 11.30am, 1.10 and 3.00pm.... 

El Camino De Santiago Walk, Dublin – Passport Information

El Camino De Santiago Passports are available at Fountain Resource Group Main Office. The Fountain Resource Group’s main office is located on the St James’s Church grounds. St James’s Church is the first stop of the Camino Pilgrimage to Santiago Compostela in Spain. The Irish Society of St James... 

Fountain News Digital – July 2012 (Issue 9)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 9th issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in July 2012, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: July 2012 (Issue 9) Local News: International Eucharistic Congress CE... 

Our Budding Writers

The kids in our junior youth project last March were asked to write a story of their own making during their computer class and to draw an accompanying illustration. We here at the Fountain were so impressed with the quality of what we received that we have decided to put up these stories and pictures... 

St. James’ United – League Winners!

Say good bye to Manchester United, and hello to St James’s United who on Sunday 20th of May put the league trophy into their hands by gaining 1 point against Beachwood in Drimnagh. The day started off against our boys but they quickly got into the spirit of things and showed how to put on a spectacular... 

Local Events for the Months Ahead

INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS 2012 – PILGRIM WALK 2nd JUNE TO 16th JUNE Come and visit Seven of the Oldest Churches in the City Of Dublin: St. Ann’s, Dawson Street Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Whitefriar Street John’s Lane, Thomas Street St. James’s, James’s street St. Mary of the Angels,... 

Fountain News Digital – December 2011 (Issue 7)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 7th issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in December 2011, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: December 2011 (Issue 7) Local News: Happy Christmas From The... 

Local News & Opinion

The Royal Hospital is currently hosting the 7 Up Winter Wonderland and will do so till the 9th of January 2012. It houses a circus, fun fair with a selection of rides, Christmas market and an ice rink. I visited it myself and while I found the prices expensive for some of the rides (in excess of 4 euro),... 

Local Events

LEISURE Win a helicopter tour of Dublin! Share your experience of living, working or studying in Dublin. What do you consider great, or not so great, about Dublin? Register on www.yourdublinyourvoice.ie or call 01 2223999. PASSPORT FOR LEISURE If you are aged fifty – five or over, Dublin City Council... 

Open Day In The Youth Project – Sam Maguire Visits!

This year saw the 5th anniversary of the Fountain Youth Project. We celebrated it with an open day for young and slightly older alike. The members themselves, kitted out in Fountain Youth Project t-shirts, provided hot food and a great atmosphere for all the visitors. Photos adorned the walls of the... 

The 2011 Yearly Roundup

Can you believe it folks its one year to the day since I did my first Christmas review for your favourite magazine here at the Fountain Resource Group and believe me you a lot has changed! We had sad losses during the year, we had good celebrations, we had many an interview, a load of tour reviews, plenty... 
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