#Christmas2013


Photos From Santa’s Visit To Our Wee Tots Creche, Basin Street

Here are some belated images of Santa visiting our Creche on Basin Street here in Dublin 8! Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit our crèche and pre-school. The toddlers, wobblers and bambinos were all generally delighted to see Mr Claus, though some of the younger ones were a little untrusting!... 

Happy Christmas from the Fountain Resource Group!

We would like to wish all our staff and all our readers a very Merry Christmas. We hope you have a wonderful festive period with your friends and family, and that Santy brings you all that you wish for! And after such a busy end of year, we would also like to thank everybody who has shown support for... 

Junior Youth’s Wish Us A Happy Christmas, via Digital Art!

Our Junior Youth’s, with a little bit of help from their art teacher, Patrick Fay, have drawn another bunch of expressive digital art drawings! For Christmas 2013, they have given us the usual mixture of greetings. From those who wanted to specifically wish their Dad’s a Happy Christmas,... 

Top Tips For Your Mental Wellbeing This Christmas

This Christmas we have teamed up with some of the wonderful mental health advocacy organisations to present their Top Tips for your mental health this Christmas. If you need Mental Health advice, St. Patrick’s Support & Information Service is a telephone and email service staffed by experienced... 

A Guide To Online Shopping At Christmas In Ireland

If you’re not a fan of queuing for long periods of time, traffic jams and crowded streets around the Christmas shopping period, online shopping may be ideal for you. Not only is it convenient for avoiding the Christmas rush, you could also manage to save a fortune in the long run. If you do decide... 

Our Pre-School Kids Go See Santa @ Jervis Centre

Our Pre–School kids made the rather convenient trip (say nothing) to Jervis Street this year to see Santa Claus, and to demand that he cough up the goods this December 25th! It will be one of two appearances that Saint Nic will make to our playschool kids. The second will be next week on the Wee Tots... 

Join Us @ Our Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony On Monday!

The ‘Tree of Remembrance’ will be lit up on December the 16th at 4.30pm in honour of the late Marion Mulligan RIP and Becky Mullins RIP, both former members of the board of Management of the Fountain Resource Group, who were instrumental in securing funding for our Fountain Youth Project... 

Treoir’s 12 Tips For Shared Parenting @ Christmas

This Christmas Treoir are publishing their 12 Tips For Shared Parenting at Christmas, one tip per day, with the fifth one coming out tomorrow. The first four tips are really practical, useful and clear. Well done to Treoir for providing this excellent guidance to those who are attempting to co-parent... 

Sweeney’s Pop-Up Christmassy Market, Dame St. (Dec 20-22)

If you are into arts and crafts or homemade food, then there is an exciting event happening just down the road from us, from Friday December the 20th. Sweeney’s Bar on Dame Street are holding a 3 day Pop-Up Christmassy Market, and they have assembled some of the finest handmade arts, crafts and... 

Candlelight Christmas Carol Service @ St Catherines (Dec 22)

There is to be a candlelight service on the Sunday before Christmas at St. Catherines Church, which is located on Thomas Street here in Dublin 8. The service will be held at 7pm on Sunday the 22nd of December at the church, which is at the Bridgefoot Street Junction on Thomas Street. And there will... 

Christmas Classics – TOP 10 XMAS SONGS

Here is my list of what I feel are the top ten quintessential Christmas Pop hits… 10. The Little Drummer Boy – David Bowie and Bing Crosby (1977) This collaboration earns its place simply due to it bizarreness. Renowned rock star Bowie, famous for trans-gender extreme drug taking in Berlin (which... 

Is There A Santa Claus? (New York Sun, 1897)

This famous editorial first appeared in the New York Sun on September 21st, 1897. We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered among the friends of The Sun. Dear Editor, I... 

Christmas Traditions & Lore

Christmas, more than any other festival, has more worldwide customs and traditions. Red Christmas Candles Long ago in Ireland, each household had a long, red Christmas candle burning in the window. This was to light the way for Mary and Joseph, on their journey to Bethlehem. Before the advent of supermarkets,... 

Christmas Shopping @ The Liberty Market, Meath Street

Myself and Alan Finn took a trip down to the Liberty Market on Meath Street to see what kind of fare one of our local markets has on offer for local shoppers this Christmas. We were met by the general manager, Michael FitzGerald, and a pretty packed market! We were there from about 11am for an hour... 

Gallery: Remember, Remember, The Snow In December?

We are in the process of going through the old articles from the old Fountain News digital newsletter, and the plan is to add every single one of them to the Newswire on this site. We are about a third of the way through that, and in the process, revisiting some interesting local articles. One of the... 

Fountain Youth Create Baubles For Tree Of Rememberance

Some of the young people who are members of our Fountain Youth Project/Junior Youth Project, on Basin Street in Dublin 8, have created some very special decorative baubles to add to their Christmas Tree. The ‘Tree of Remembrance’ will be lit up on December the 16th in honour of the late... 

December/Christmas 2013 Events In Dublin For Parents & Kids

Loads of fab yuletide events on over December – Christmas story-telling, visiting Santa, making hand made Christmas gifts and artwork, carol singing, festivals, markets, fairs, pantos, puppet shows, movies, music. So there is plenty to keep your munchkins amused over the school holidays. Enjoy! UPDATED:... 

Community Members To Be Remembered At Christmas Tree Lighting

This year’s FRG Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held in memory of the late Marion Mulligan RIP, and Becky Mullins RIP. The event takes place as usual at our Basin Street home of the Wee Tots Creche, Junior Youth Service and Fountain Youth Project, on Monday 16th of December. We have decided... 

2013 Cornmarket Christmas Tree Lighting Cermony (Dec 4)

The Dublin City Council (DCC) invites you to the switching on of the Christmas lights at Cornmarket, on Wednesday the 4th of December 2013 @ 6pm. Councillor Rebecca Moynihan (Labour, South West Inner City) will have the honour of turning the lights on, on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Oisin Quinn.... 

Cooking In The Fountain – Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake recipe – Our guide to making homemade Christmas cake! INGREDIENTS Rum 10 oz. Sultanas 6 oz Raisins 3 oz. Currants 3 oz. Cherries 3 oz. Mixed Peel 2 teaspoons of grated Lemon Rind 7 oz. Self- Raising Flour 2 teaspoons of Mixed Spice 2 oz. Ground Almonds 6 oz. Soft Brown Sugar 6 oz.... 
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