It's a night of tremendous family fun, show your kids what a traditional céilí is like. For just t You can re-learn all those steps and dance along to the music in the Cauala Club House on Hyde Road, Dalkey There will be minerals and snacks available for purchase. This is an event tailored to all dancers (and none) of all ages. See you there.....for more information please click here
Local resident Margaret Brown is hosting the 10th annual Irish coffee morning on St Patrick's Day for the Forgotten Irish Emigrants in London from 10 - 1:30pm on La Fheile Padraig (St Patrick's Day) in the St Joseph's Parish Centre, Glasthule. Please come along and support this wonderful fundraiser. Please invite friends and neighbours.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council are trialing a period of quiet evenings for people with Autism every Tuesday from 5 - 7:30pm in Cabinteely Library. For more information please contact Cabinteely Library on (01) 285 5363 or email email@example.com or click here
If you have recently moved into the area or have turned 18 then you should register to vote. If you have lived at your address for a number of years, you should ensure that everyone in your house is still on the register and you can do so by visiting www.checktheregister.ie If you have any questions about the electoral register, you can call (01) 205 4880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org If you want to vote on Friday 24th May, you must register before Friday 3rd May.
The four Dublin local authorities (Dublin City, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal & South Dublin) are hosting public information days to seek feedback from the public about how they can feed into the new #Councils4ClimateAction Plan for the greater Dublin area. For more info and to make a submission (until Monday 25th March) click here
Come along and support the wonderful dramatic work of the Monkstown Amateur Dramatic Society (MADS) who are staging the play "Factory Girls" in Knox Hall from Thursday 28th March until Sunday 30th March. Tickets are just €12 and are on sale in Goggins Pub or Hewett's Newsagents. For more information, please click here
Listen to traditional music in the beautiful surrounds of Marlay Park House and for the cost of just €10. Cathal Croke will be on the Uilleann Pipes and Colm Ó Coisdealbha and Brian Dillon (Folk Singers) will all be performing.. You can book your tickets here
2019 sees this unique event celebrate 10 years of Street Feasts! All residents groups/associations and individuals/enighbours are being asked to consider organising/hosting a Street Feast in their area. The majority of these will take place on Sunday 5th May. Last year (2018) saw over 1,340 Street Feasts take place across the country. That's an estimated 125,000 people gathering in their communities to eat food, meet their neighbours & celebrate their streets. To find out more and to register yours. click here
If you haven't been able to attend any of the tours or events on this exciting programme which runs until 3rd March, then I would encourage you to try do so this year. It s organised by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and all activities are free and a great way of learning or reminding yourself about the exceptional history and heritage right on our doorstep. Download the brochure here
If your teenager (13 - 15 years) is obsessed with reading, then this book club is for them. It takes place in Blackrock Library on the 2nd Thursday of every month (6:15 - 7:15pm) or click here for more information.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council organise regular events and activities right across our County. We are fortunate to live in an area where our Council organises such high quality events. View a list of the latest ones by clicking here
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