Rathgar Residents Association Annual Front Garden Competition, 2017.

Rathgar Residents Association Annual Front Garden Competition, 2017.

Judging is complete and the winning gardens have been selected from a short list in each category. Winners will be presented with their prizes on Saturday July 8th at 5.00 pm in Christ Church Rathgar. Do come along and join in… Competition Sponsors 2017 The RRA Committee wish to thank the following local business owners for their generous support: Bijou Deli Bijou Restaurant Cuts and Curls Fia Restaurant Iconic Beauty Lawlor’s Butchers Mehek Indian Restaurant O’Brien’s Off-Licence Roche’s Pharmacy The Vintry Thomas Collins Hair Studio ​HQ Dry Cleaners

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NTA presents the BusConnects Strategy for Dublin Bus

NTA presents the BusConnects Strategy for Dublin Bus

The following is an extract from an articles on the Dublin Inquirer website which can be read in full here  (the photo is by Destiny Esaw and is taken from the article): "The BusConnects project is ambitious. The National Transport Authority (NTA) launched the plan, on 29 May, to more-or-less entirely review the public transport network for Dublin. Its aim is to grow bus usage in Dublin by 50 percent, mainly by making the network simpler to use and understand. In the crude but real terms of delivering additional bums on seats, BusConnects could be...

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Rathgar Tennis and Bowling Open Day

Rathgar Tennis and Bowling Open Day

24th June, 2017. Minors 2-4pm, adults 4-5pm.

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Oaklands Drive parking hoax

Oaklands Drive parking hoax

On 22 May 2017 residents reported that notices were placed on cars along Oaklands Drive. The notices stated that clamping was to be introduced in the vicinity. The notices bore the logos of Dublin City Council and Rathgar Residents Association.  Neither the DCC nor the RRA have any knowledge of, or connection with, these notices. They appear to be a hoax or prank of some sort. The official response we received from DCC stated: "The existence of these notices was brought to our attention in parking enforcement last week and I can confirm that they have not been issued by Dublin...

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Spring Bazaar: St Philip’s Church, Temple Road

Spring Bazaar: St Philip’s Church, Temple Road

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

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Front Garden Competition Prizegiving & RHS 63rd Annual Flower Show

Front Garden Competition Prizegiving & RHS 63rd Annual Flower Show

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.

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South-East Area Summer Plant Sale

South-East Area Summer Plant Sale

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

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Bushy Park Market is back for the 2017 season!

Bushy Park Market is back for the 2017 season!

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...

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Donnybrook to Kimmage Quietway Draft Proposal

Donnybrook to Kimmage Quietway Draft Proposal

"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.

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2017 Annual General Meeting - Thurs 30th March

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.

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