Dublin 8 Newswire

Phone: 01 454 6753 – Eoghan Brunkard
Address: St James’ Presbytery, James Street, Dublin 8.
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One of the main objectives of the Fountain Resource Group when it was conceived back in 1991, was to provide relevant community information and news on upcoming events to the local population here in Dublin 8. We live in quite a highly and densely populated area, which, up until 2013, had no news service operating with a continuous stream of local news specifically for this area.

We here at the Fountain Resource group attempted to fill that void, firstly through our Fountain News newsletter which was widely distributed in paper format, and subsequently through our digital version of Fountain News (which was published in nine issues between November 2010 and Summer 2012). In 2013 we launched our Dublin 8 Newswire, which can be viewed on the homepage of this website, giving the area a much needed continuous, informative and forthright voice.

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1991 – Fountain Resource Group founded
Local News Services @ Fountain Resource Group
1994 – Our Fountain News newsletter kicks off in paper form
2010 – The Fountain News Digital newsletter begins life
2013 – Dublin 8 Newswire, a continuous stream of local news, is first created here on FRG.ie

Newswire Authors:
The current most regular contributors include Alan Finn, Eoghan Brunkard, Poraic Cahill, David Carr, Tony Gorman, Gary Kelly and Betty Brunkard, but there are dozens of locals who have wrote articles for the FRG newswire, and we are always looking for others to join our news team. A list of current authors can be found here.

Write For Our Newswire:
If you would like to write regularly for our newswire, if you have an opinion that you would like to share with other locals in our Your Say! section, or if you have a one-off news item that you would like to write about, please email info@frg.ie.

Send us your tips for locally-focused news stories to info@frg.ie

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Phone: 01 454 6753 – Address: St James’ Presbytery, James Street, Dublin 8.

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