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SWICN Youth & Community Awards

The South West Inner City has been portrayed in the past has having serious social problems. A lot of these social problems have been unfairly associated with the young people of the area, whether it is substance abuse or general anti social behaviour. Too often the good work of those young people and... 

St. James’s United – Under 12’s News

The team: Anthony De lacy (Captain), Dylan Byrne, Dylan French, James Heterton, Chad Morrisey (Vice Captain), Dylan O’Neil, Christopher Ward, Darren West, Rebecca Ward, Sean Doran, Michael Corish, Jason Mc Cann, Connor Healy, Nicky Radford, Kyle Chandler, Dylan Chandler, Emmet Farrell, Stuart Hill,... 

Santa Makes An Early Visit To The Wee Tots

This year the little amigos and amigas of Wee Tots Crèche got an early Christmas, as Santa dropped in to say hello and deliver a gift or two. With snow hailing down outside and the reindeer safely secured on the roof our very own Father Christmas came into distribute toys and will among the kids. Some... 

News From James’ Street CBS

“Lest We Forget” Mr. Tomi Reichental, Holocaust survivor, visited the school on 12th October. He spoke to a privileged audience of 5th and 6th year students about his harrowing experiences as a child in the concentration camp of Bergen Belsen. Mr. Reichental first outlined the background... 

Local History Series – The Brazen Head

The Brazen Head is Dublin’s oldest pub, founded in 1198. The present building dates from the 1750’s. The pub was at its height in the mid 17th century, mainly due to the fact that the Father Matthew Bridge, on which the pub is situated, was the main crossing point from north to south Dublin at that... 

Kilmainham Arts Club

The Kilmainham Arts Club is a free monthly Arts night held in the Patriots Inn, Kilmainham. The aim of the night is to provide a space for amateur and professional artists of all disciplines, both local and from further afield, to present or perform their work in an informal and relaxed setting. The... 

Computer Classes!

The Fountain Resource Group is running its own computer classes for beginners from is main office on James St. These classes are absolutely free and can be taken by anyone if your interested just call 01 4532936 and ask for Eoghan. There are still available classes on Monday at 10 to 11 am or Wednesday... 

St James C.B.S Looking for Special Needs Assistant

Applications are invited for the post of Special Needs Assistant in CBS (Secondary) James’s St. Letter of application, CV and two referees to The Chairman, Board of Management, CBS, James’s St, Dublin 8. Closing date 5.30 p.m. on Friday 26th November 2010.  Read More »

Fountain News Digital – November 2010 (Issue 1)

This is a list of all articles that appeared in the 1st issue of the digital version of Fountain News. Published in November 2010, these articles were written by a mixture of FRG staff and other local residents too. Fountain News Digital: November 2010 (Issue 1) Local News: Fountain News Returns! Saint... 

St. James’s United – Under 12’s News

The team: Anthony De Lacy (Captain), Dylan Byrne, Dylan French, James Heterton, Chad Morrisey (Vice Captain), Dylan O’Neil, Christopher Ward, Darren West, Rebecca Ward, Sean Doran, Michael Corish, Jason Mc Cann, Connor Healy, Nicky Radford, Kyle Chandler, Dylan Chandler, Emmet Farrell, Stuart Hill,... 

My Work At Inchicore Training Centre

Extracted from book “Much more to life than services” By Bob Rhodes (order online) My name is Michael O’ Byrne and I am new to the Inchicore training centre. I do many activities in the day centre. I normally go gardening with Paul and Fintan. We go every day to the planters and water them and... 

Fountain Youth Project – Youth News

Derek Finnegan and Niall Grimes at the Hidden Valley Campsite, Rathdrum – Fountain Youth Project So summers here and gone, and it’s back to school time, but what a summer we had here at fountain youth project, it was packed full of activities and adventure, we took 35 young people on residential... 

Poets Corner: Our Dublin, My Dublin

Dublin there is no city like it, nor will there ever be. It’s one of the smallest county in Ireland, and yet it feels really big I could walk around it blindfolded, and still get there on time. I love the feel of the cobble stones as they wobble beneath my feet, The ones around Guinness are imbedded... 

A Tribute To Eimear O’Reilly

We at the Fountain Resource Group would just like to say a fond farewell to our youth worker Eimear O’Reilly. Her tireless efforts, her dedication and commitment to the youth of the area will be dearly missed not just by staff but by the young people of the area who have spent the last four years... 

Mediation – For A Desired Resolution

Neighbouring community group S.I.C.C.D.A (South Inner City Community Development Association) has established a free mediation service based on their premises on 90 Meath Street (beside the church). The mediators, all trained professionally are volunteers from the area. The service has grown from strength... 

Shane Sutton: Local Artist’s Debut Exibition A Huge Success

Local artist and film maker Shane Sutton as launched his debut exhibition at the MOXIE Gallery and Studio on Lad Lane off Baggot Street. It was the first time that all of Mr Sutton eclectic mix of work was brought together under one roof. The theme of the exhibition, Momentum – Light and Reflection,... 

A Proud Day – Computer Certificates From The Digital Hub

Recently I was given a cert for computers in the Guinness hop store hosted by the Digital Hub, here in Dublin 8. Despite living 10 minutes walk from the hops store I was never in it and today opened a new door for me. Before the ceremony began, I decided to venture up to the Sky bar; I enjoyed a bird’s... 

Saint James’s Graveyard Feasibility Study

There was a Public Consultation Meeting regarding the old St. James’s Graveyard (to the rear of the former Lighting world) held in St. James’s Parochial Hall. Dublin City Council sent a team of experts to discuss the possibilities for the future of the graveyard, with the local community. Representing... 

Fountain News Returns!

After a nine year hiatus the Fountain News returns to the community. The paper which has been providing the community with local news under the watchful eye of its previous editor Derek Freeney since its establishment in 1992 finally makes a new re-debut in digital form. The new format is in recognition... 

Jobs Club at SICCDA

The South Inner City Community Development Association, a fellow community organisation based on Meath Street, are running a series of jobs courses. Each course lasts for four weeks = 8 mornings = 24 hours and will take place on Mondays from 10am to 1pm and Wednesdays from 10am to 1pm Week 1 (Starting... 
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