FRG Updates


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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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these days, the libraries we use no longer hold paper references but digital ones, the blackboard in our schools has been replaced by a glass screen, our most personal details live on hospital hard drives.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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Happy Christmas!!!!

On behalf of the Fountain Resource Group Ltd, I wish all our readers, contributors and supporters a Happy and Holy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. Nollag Shona 7 Ath Bliain Faoi Mhaise Duit Tom Brunkard Co – Ordinator  Read More »

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Our Local Business Directory Is Filling Up – Get Your Company Listed Now!

We are very pleased with the submissions we are getting for the new Business Directory, which lists services which are available to our local community. If you would like your business or organisation listed, please drop us an email to info@frg.ie with all of your details, including (where applicable)... 

‘Fountain News’ To Return, Online Edition Being Launched

We will be launching the brand new online edition of our popular locally-focussed monthly newsletter – ‘Fountain News’ – very soon. Stay tuned to the ‘Fountain News’ section of this website for further developements.  Read More »
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