2014 Garden Competition

The prizes for the RRA Garden Competition will be awarded at the Horticultural Show in Christ Church Rathgar on Saturday 12 July. In addition to the award of the Dixon Cup for the best overall front garden, the RRA have extended the number of categories for which prizes will be awarded: Best kept hedge Best accommodation for bin in garden setting Garden with balance between hard surface and green surface Garden in bloom Low maintenance garden but aesthetically pleasing as a garden Specimen Tree in a front Garden Best small front garden Best large front garden Best flower pot/window box...

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Rathgar Village Improvement Plan

Following discussions between the Association ,DCC and local councillors over the last number of months a Village Improvement Plan is mooted for Rathgar Village. The brief for this will be to establish and propose actions around: Enhancements to the public realm, including condition of footpaths, tree planting, removal of signage clutter, provision of cycle stands, quality street furniture, public lighting enhancements Good quality streetscapes and streetscapes with potential for shopfront or building enhancements Opportunities for new or improved pedestrian routes/cycle routes and for traffic calming measures Enhancements to particular features of interest in the village that contribute to its...

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