Rathgar Residents Association

The Rathgar Residents’ Association have produced this website as a resource to all residents of the area. It is intended to facilitate easy and direct communication with members of the committee and to provide a platform for residents to raise and discuss issues related to this area of Dublin city.

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You can get in touch with our committee at any time for help and advice with planning issues, local matters and general enquiries. You can contact the relevant individual by using the contact form on our contact page.
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Become a Member

Joining the RRA is very easy and we welcome all people who have an interest in Rathgar. We now accept membership payments online.
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Rathgar is a thriving community of the young and old, families and businesses. There's always lots on and plenty to do. Take a look at our noticeboard of local events and happenings to find out more.
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Latest News

Spring Bazaar: St Philip’s Church, Temple Road

May 22, 2017

Saturday 27th May, Spring Bazaar: St Philip's Church, Temple Road. Donations will be accepted until Friday 25th May. More info here.  


Front Garden Competition Prizegiving & RHS 63rd Annual Flower Show

May 22, 2017

Saturday 8th July The annual front garden competition prizegiving will take place in Christ Church Rathgar @ 4.30pm. No entry required, all front gardens are eligible with judging taking place during the month of June (entry details here). Prizewinners will be notified by letter. Saturday 8th July The RHS 63rd Annual Flower Show: Christ Church, Rathgar. Event details, schedules and entry forms available from plantdesignbyhilary@gmail.com.


South-East Area Summer Plant Sale

May 12, 2017

The South East Area SUMMER PLANT SALES 2017 runs throughout May and early June 2017.  More details can be downloaded here (.doc). CONTACT: South East Area: (01) 222 2243


Bushy Park Market is back for the 2017 season!

March 13, 2017

Bushy Park Market (formally known as the Terenure Village Market) is delighted to announce that it will officially re-open on Saturday, 25th March 2017 at Bushy Park, Templeogue Road, Terenure, Dublin 6W (opposite the entrance to Terenure College). Back by popular demand the Bushy Park Market will run every Saturday from 11am-4pm until Saturday, 28th October 2017, operating 30+ stalls that will consist of hot food, artisan produce and craft.   Bushy Park Market is delighted to bring this popular community project back to the wonderful parkland that is Bushy Park. The launch day promises to provide a fun family...


Donnybrook to Kimmage Quietway Draft Proposal

February 23, 2017

"In March 2016, Dublin City Council tendered for a study on creating a cycling corridor that Fine Gael Councillor Paddy Smyth had envisioned. This proposed “quietway” from Donnybrook to Kimmage was aimed at reducing “rat-runs” by vehicles cutting through residential areas rather than using  main routes." To read the full article on the Dublin Inquirer website (quoted above) please click here You can download the draft proposal as a PDF here.


2017 Annual General Meeting - Thurs 30th March

January 24, 2017

The Association's AGM will take place on Thursday 30th March at 8pm in St. Patrick's Hall (located behind the Church of the Three Patrons on Rathgar Road), Leicester Ave. All are welcome.