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Happy Christmas From The Fountain Resource Group

At this time with all the economic problems going on in the state, people unemployed and with large cutbacks coming across the welfare provisions, it can be hard to feel festive. However, through being with our families and communities we can overcome these problems we face and look forward to spending... 

SICCDA Aqua Aerobics For Older People

SICCDA Aqua Aerobics for Older people Guinness Pool, Watling Street Wednesday 14th September – Wednesday 16th November. Cost for 10 Weeks: €25.00 Please Contact: Kay King (SICCDA), 90 Meath Street for an application form  Read More »

ST. JAMES’ HOSPITAL LIBERTIES FUN RUN

This is a charity event for a heart support unit for St James Hospital. Date: Thursday 21st July 2011 @ 7.45p.m. Details: 6.5 K Run starting at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. Register online @ www.stjames.ie/funrun or please phone 01 428 4086 for entry forms. T Shirts for all. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes... 

Fountain News Digital – May 2011 (Issue 4)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 4th issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in May 2011, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: May 2011 (Issue 4) Local News: A Farewell To A Friend – Ellen... 

The Liberties; Then And Now

We are based in Dublin on James Street, and we came up with the idea to do a project titled “The Liberties, Then and Now”. We wanted to an insight what it was like for the people living in this area going back to the 50’s, 60’s, and so on. We interviewed local people who were working and living... 

Liberties Babies Series: John Laurence

I = Interviewer – Alan Finn R = Respondent – John Laurence I: First of all I’d like to say thank you on behalf of the Fountain Resource Group for doing this interview. Just to get you into the swing of the interview, in 1984 I made my confirmation can you guess where my suit came from? R:... 

Dining Out @ RASA

We have discovered a truly authentic Indian restaurant, in the heart of Inchicore. Tucked in beside the Bank of Ireland, RASA, is a little gem and a must for all lovers of quality food. There is a diverse menu to choose from and each dish is created with loving care and tastes delicious. The host is... 

A Farewell To A Friend – Ellen Lucas

Last Monday, May 2nd 2011, the Fountain Resource Group lost a trusted friend and work colleague, Ellen Lucas. While the name might not be overly familiar to our readers, many of you might have come to know Ellen through her work in our Breakfast Club and Parochial Hall. She was the warm, friendly lady... 

Local History Series – A History Of Kilmainham Jail

(Image accredited to Sean Munson – see more of his images here) In the late 1700’s, the old Kilmainham Gaol was situated at the juncture of Brookfield Road and Old Kilmainham. Insanitary conditions, lack of proper nourishment, overcrowding and dampness meant that prisoners acquired gaol fever,... 

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... 

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... 

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... 
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