#Kilmainham


Weekly Dublin 8 Planning Updates – Week 41, 2013

Our articles which relate to Urban Regeneration have been getting a lot of attention recently, so we have decided to run a brand new feature which highlights the major new planning applications for the Dublin 8 area, plus the planning decisions finalised during each week. Here is the 1st installment! NEW... 

Dublin Bikes Expands Into Dublin 8

Click on the above local Dublin 8 map to view it in a larger size, or click here for the full map of Dublin. The Dublin Bikes scheme is to be expanded into our local area, with new stations being opened up from the Docklands in the East, to Heuston station in the West of the city. There will be stations... 

Festivals Taking Place This Summer in Dublin

Going to festivals every summer is a tradition for many people but unfortunately many can come with a hefty price tag. Here I have gathered some of the best festivals taking place across Dublin this summer, which I promise won’t break the bank! Beatles Festival When: 13th – 15th July Where: Temple... 

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... 

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... 

May Events

EUROPA LEAGUE TROPHY DISPLAY THE TROPHY AND OTHER UEFA MEMORABILIA WILL BE SHOWCASED AT THE CENTRAL LIBRARY, IILAC SHOPPING CENTRE, DURING LIBRARY OPENING HOURS FROM THE 9th MAY – 13th MAY 2011. MEMORY LANE RECOLLECTIONS OF DUBLIN IN THE ‘RARE OUL’ TIMES ON WEDNESDAY 11TH MAY 2011 at 6.30 p.m.... 

Knockmaree Linkardstown Burial

For the past few hundred years, Dubliners and non-Dubliners alike have enjoyed strolling through the Phoenix Park, kicking a football around with friends or even deer watching. The Phoenix Park has for many generations been used for the most part as a recreational space. However, evidence for the use... 

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,... 

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... 

Happy Christmas From The FRG

On our second issue we would like to wish you all a Happy Christmas. It has been an interesting year for the Fountain Resource Group, full of ups and downs. We have seen familiar faces sadly move on to new projects and we have welcomed new faces into the fold. We do hope that this Christmas is a special... 
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