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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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

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.


Bulky Household Waste Collection Service

July 17, 2016

Dublin City Council is now offering an online Bulky Household Waste Collection Service to all households in its administrative area with effect from 16th May 2016. The bulky waste collection is for items that are too large to be accepted by the regular waste collection service e.g. furniture, carpets, bikes and kitchen & bathroom units. Residents will be able to request this service via the Dublin City Council website and customer services centre. NB: This is a Domestic Household Bulky Waste Collection Service only and is not available to commercial premises. How does the service operate? Anyone wishing to...


Dodder Greenway Public Meeting

July 09, 2016

There will be a Public Meeting  on Thursday 14th July at 7.30pm in the Dodder Room of The Dropping Well bar and restaurant to get feedback from local residents on the preliminary designs for the Dodder Greenway which will be published shortly. All are warmly invited.


UPDATE: Rathgar Horticultural Society 62nd Annual Show

July 05, 2016

The Rathgar Horticultural Society will hold their 62nd Annual Show between 2.30pm and 5pm on Saturday 16th July 2016 in Christchurch, Rathgar.  You can download the entry form here The schedule for the 62nd Annual Show can be downloaded here


70 Years of Building Bridges

July 03, 2016

Given the recent Brexit vote and the need to support cultural understanding and tolerance we draw members' attention to this interesting article on the iBbY (International Board on Books for Young People) Ireland website: "With all the current enthusiasm for barriers – from Brexit to European fences keeping out refugees, to Trump’s proposed wall bordering Mexico – today marks a wonderfully welcome anniversary of bridge building." http://www.ibbyireland.ie/news-and-events/95-70-years-of-building-bridges