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

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.


I Love Terenure Energy Project

January 24, 2017

"The Community and Traders of Terenure have achieved much under the I Love Terenure 2030 project. Part of this project is the Terenure Better Energy Community – BEC. The Terenure BEC has a vision to bring our Energy Bill of €12 million down to net €0 with a combination of reduce (retrofit) and produce (energy through PV / solar biomass etc.) The average energy bill in Terenure is around €3,500. When we deliver collectively, if you participate, it would mean very significant reductions in your energy bill and your source of energy would be renewable and sustainable" Click here to download the...


Carols for all

December 05, 2016

This year's ecumenical Christmas celebration will take place on Friday 9 December at 7 p.m. in Christ Church, Rathgar.  Refreshments and mince pies afterwards as usual in the Lecture Hall.  This event is always great fun, and witnesses to the joy and unity of local Christians at this most joyous season.  We expect the Rathfarnham Concert Band  Society  Intermediate Band to take part and to hear from our own youth band, and to meet some of our Romanian friends.  Please come and support and enjoy the occasion, organised by the ...


Recovery Self Help Method Ireland Local Meetings, every Tuesday 8pm.

October 02, 2016

Recovery Self Help Method Ireland, is a HSE funded mental health charity which holds meetings every Tuesday evening at 8pm in the Parish Centre, 52 Grosvenor Road, Rathgar. The meetings are there to help anyone suffering from mental health issues like anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or OCD. There are no fees and no registration required, you just come along and join in. For more information, visit our web site www.recoveryireland.ie  or Facebook page at www.facebook.com/recoveryireland.