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Community Enhancement Programme 2018 Round 2

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Local Community Development Committee is pleased to announce that grant applications are being invited under the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) Grants Programme 2018. Applications are invited for funding for capital projects that target...

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Dundrum Student Graduate to Train at European Space Agency

The Irish Research Council has announced  that a  young Irish scientist has won a national competition to train at the European Space Agency (ESA). Cillian Murphy, from Dundrum, County Dublin: has a master’s degree in space and science technology from University...

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Bernadette Fennell

This month the biggest celebration of books and reading for children in Ireland is underway in libraries across the country with free, fun events planned for all the family. The festival give’s children of all age the chance to meet their favourite Irish writers and...

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Presidential Candidate

At their September meeting on Monday night councillors in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Co Co agreed not nominate any person for election for election to the presidency. Under section 16 of the Presidential Elections Act 1993, notice was given to DLR councillors last...

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Driving Tests

Senator Victor Boyhan calls on Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, to urgently sanction more Driving Testers. According to information sent to Senator Boyhan by the Road Safety Authority there are almost 83,000 people on waiting lists for driving tests with many...

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Dublin International Piano Festival

The Directors of the Dublin International Piano Festival & Summer Academy announce the details of this year’s programme, which will be staged across Ireland’s capital from July 22nd to 30th, 2017. Now in its 5th year, the 9-day festival makes a much anticipated...

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TASTE OF DUBLIN 2017

An estimated 10 billion champagne bubbles are expected to be consumed by attendees at this year’s Taste of Dublin in partnership with Electrolux which begins this Thursday 15th June and runs until Sunday 18th June. These bubbles will be served by Taste of Dublin in...

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Desktop Worshop 21st June

Mefacilyta DeskTop are hosting an Assistive Technology workshop to share with other service providers the work we have been doing on the Erasmus+ European funded project. This is a skill-teaching android application developed by the Vodafone Foundation in Spain. It...

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Green Schools Picnic

A Green Schools Picnic is being held in the People’s Park, Dún Laoghaire to celebrate the bestowing of the 100th Green Schools Award to a Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown School.  From 10am – 11am DLR Schools are invited to bring their Green Flags to use as picnic blankets to...

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KBC Bank Ireland launches new fund for Ireland’s Bright Ideas

KBC Bank Ireland has announced that as part of KBC Bright Ideas it has doubled its support fund to €200,000 and launched a new scheme for Ireland’s leading social innovators and entrepreneurs. KBC’s Business Bright Ideas will assist for-profit organisations in the...

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Power of Dreams

Live in studio we have The Power Of Dreams Show with Marian Shanley, Padraic Marren & Special guest Glenn Gigi Gannon - with his vast experience from writing over 30 songs, he will be talking about music composition. They will also be chatting about music videos...

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Kilmacud Musical Society Performs All Shook Up

The Kilmacud Musical Society is taking to the stage at the Mill Theatre, Dundrum Town Centre, with All Shook Up. The show runs from Tuesday 21st to Saturday 25th March. Show time is 8pm nightly and also includes a matinee at 2pm on Saturday. Admission:€17 Tues/ Sat...

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***🌸***COMPETITION TIME***🌸*** Thanks to our friends at the Clayton Hotel Leopardstown, to help celebrate Mother's Day, we our giving away a table for 4 people on Sunday 26th March!!! For a chance to win, all you have to do is like and share this...

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