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.

Contact Us

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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Noticeboard

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

Log On To Learn

June 15, 2016

What is Log On To Learn IT or computer literacy is often an issue for Older People who may not have had the opportunity to learn how to use a computer or discover the Internet. One effect of the widening of the digital divide is the exclusion of Older People from many aspects of modern life, due to their lack of basic computer skills. Stratford College's latest initiative in their literacy campaign is Log On to Learn, an initiative bringing Transition Year students and Older People together to share computer and life skills.  ...

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Rathgar Horticultural Society 62nd Annual Show

May 17, 2016

The Rathgar Horticultural Society will hold their 62nd Annual Show between 2.30pm and 5pm on Saturday 16th July 2016 in Christchurch, Rathgar. 

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RRA Garden Competition 2016

May 09, 2016

Our ever popular Garden Competition returns for 2016! The competition itself takes place during June and July with our judges busily examing the local gardening talent that has become very evident over the last number of years.  To enter all you have to do is have your front garden in good shape during the period June and July.  Below are our rules and details relating to categories and prizes. Please note: you can download and print the below rules and details by clicking here (PDF) - please spread the word and let your neighbours know...

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Dodder Action Group

May 08, 2016

The RRA would like to draw your attention to the sterling work undertaken by the Dodder Action Group (www.dodderactiondublin.com).  The group was formed three years ago to build a community along the River Dodder to maximise its potential as a wonderful resource for all to enjoy. The Dodder Action Group have been very active in making submissions to the three Councils of South Dublin (SDCC), Dublin City (DCC) and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown (DLR) who have proposed the development of the Dodder Greenway: a linked-up continuous linear park along the river...

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The prevention of litter act 1997

May 04, 2016

We came across an interesting section of the The prevention of litter act 1997 (full copy of the bye-law linked to below) which places an onus on owners of private property to maintain a clean and clear area free of litter. We draw your attention specifically to Section 3 of part 2 of the act which requires the owner or occupier of a property which has an outdoor area visible from a public place to keep such an area free of litter. Failure to do so can result in a fine or prosecution by the local authority.  This is...

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Building work has begun on the “Marianella” site - Orwell Road

April 29, 2016

Work has commenced on the redevelopment of the Marianella site which will see the demolition of the Redemptorist monastery and the construction of some 240/250 apartments and houses. It is likely that work will continue for a period of two years. The Association has set a in place a liaison group which will regularly meet with the developer (Cairn Homes www.cairnhomes.ie). It is planned that such contact will enable any problems that arise during construction and that are impacting on local neighbours can be dealt with expeditiously. if you have any concerns or questions please email info@rathgarresidentsassociation.ie ...

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