Dublin People 28 Jul 2020


AGM: The Artane Beaumont Family Recreation Centre (ABFRC) gives Notice to its members of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting to be held in the Piano Room of the Artane Beaumont Centre on Tuesday, April 28 at 8.30pm. Nomination for election to council and motions for adoption at the AGM must be submitted to the secretary by closing on Sunday, April 5. No motions will be will accepted on the night of the AGM.

NEW MEMBERS: A church choir requires new members, both male and female. They practice every Wednesday at 7pm for one hour and sing on Saturday at the 6pm vigil mass in St John Vianney Church, Ardlea Road, Artane. Contact Martin on 01-8316168 or 086-8931034 for more information.


ART EXHIBITION POSTPONED: Portmarnock Art Group’s 44th annual art exhibition, due to take place in the Grand Hotel, Malahide on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 has been postponed. 

TALK: A talk by George Sevastopulo on behalf of Malahide Horticultural Society – Small Plants for our Modern Gardens – will take place on Wednesday, March 18 at St Andrew’s Parish Centre, Church Road, Malahide at 8pm. See or contact John Warren at 087-2561761 for more information.


PITCH & PUTT: Howth Ladies Pitch & Putt Club is now open for new members. The club plays every Sunday morning throughout the year at Deerpark, Howth and offers ladies a friendly and healthy atmosphere and an opportunity to meet new friends. Experienced golfers and beginners are welcome. For more information, contact 087-7820824.


SPRING SHOW: Howth and Sutton Horticultural Society is holding its annual Spring Show and Plant Sale on Saturday, April 18 from 2.30pm to 4.30pm at St Nessans School, Baldoyle. 

FREE COMPUTER CLASSES: The Transition Year students at St Mary’s Secondary School, Baldoyle, are offering free one-to-one Computer Classes to senior citizens every Friday from 11.05am to 12.15pm. All learners, complete beginners and upwards, are welcome. For more information contact Mr Ryan at St Mary’s on 01-8325591.


COUNSELLING SEVICE: TARGET Counselling Service has relocated to Donaghmede House Community Centre, Newbrook Road. For further information, call 01-8670279 Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm. 


COMMUNITY CAFÉ: Doras Buí Community Café takes place at Bunratty Drive, Coolock, every Friday from 10am to 12noon. All are welcome including your babies and toddlers. Guest speakers and much more. Join us on Facebook. Phone 01-8484811 for more information. 

WALKING CLUB: A community walk catering for all ages and levels of fitness takes place every Tuesday at 9.45am in the Stardust Memorial Park, Coolock. Parents, grandparents and strollers are welcome after the school drop-off. No booking needed. Just turn up and join them for a walk. For more information contact David Phelan on 087-6525001 or Madeleine Ebbs on 086-8150286. 


MEN’S SHED: Kilbarrack Men’s Shed meets every Wednesday from 11.30am to 1pm at KLEAR, Adult Education Centre, Swansnest Road, Kilbarrack. All men in the general district are welcome to join the meetings. They have regular talks on subjects including history, social welfare and Know Your Rights. For more information phone KLEAR on 01-8671845.


QUIZ: The St Paul’s College Parents Association Table Quiz will take place on Thursday, March 19 in Clontarf Rugby Club 8pm. Tables of up to six team members costs €10 per member. You can reserve your table by emailing or follow the PA Facebook page @StPaulsCollegePA. There are also attractive sponsorship opportunities available for the quiz, please contact the PA for further information. 

SCHOOL REUNION: Class 1970 Holy Faith Convent Clontarf Reunion will be held on Friday, April 24 at 7.30pm at Clontarf Castle. If you require further information contact Anne Doyle at 085-7442884 or 


IRISH CONVERSATION: The Irish conversation coffee morning has resumed on Tuesday mornings in the Beaumont House at 10.30am. All are welcome. 


MEN’S SHED: A Men’s Shed meets every Thursday at 10.30am in Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club (to the rear of the Scouts’ Club). Men who live in Raheny and surrounding districts are welcome to attend.

GIRL GUIDES: Raheny Irish Girl Guides is taking names for new female members commencing September.  They run a comprehensive programme aimed at giving girls confidence through weekly meetings with badge work, activities, outings and events. Text Andrea on 087-6301634 for more details or to enquire about membership, visit

BINGO: Bingo takes place at the Raheny GAA Clubhouse, 2 All Saints’ Road every Thursday, from 8.15pm to 10.15pm. Contact or phone 01-8313530 from 7.30pm to 10pm for more details.  


SANTRY COMMUNITY GARDEN: New volunteer members are welcome in this four-acre walled heritage garden in a quiet corner of Santry Demesne. Those who share the work share the varied and healthy produce! It is open Wednesday and Friday from 2pm to 4pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 1pm. Visit the garden or check the group out on


GOLDEN YEARS: Are you over 65? The Golden Years Senior Centre is looking for new members to join its fun-filled social club. If you are looking to get out of the house and meet new people, this social club is ideal for you. Limited transport to and from the centre will also be offered, please contact 01-8771608 to join. 


BRIDGE: Social Bridge takes place on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10am to 12noon at St Brigid’s Resource Centre, Killester. Join in a relaxed atmosphere for a friendly, non-competitive game of Bridge. No partner required. Contact Imelda at 087-6494524 for more information.

MEN’S SHED: Killester Men’s Shed meets every Thursday from 10am to 12noon in the Resource Centre adjacent to St Brigid’s Church, Howth Road, Killester.  They are seeking new members who will find a friendly and welcoming group who undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities such as day trips, guest speakers, coffee and chat. Contact Niall on 087-3141310 for more information. 


TABLE QUIZ: A fun table quiz in aid of St Francis Hospice takes place every Monday in the Estuary Pub, North Street, Swords, starting at 10pm. Why not go along and enjoy the craic? It’s for a very good cause!

IRISH: Fingallians GAA Club hosts an Irish language conversation group every Wednesday in their clubhouse at the Estuary Roundabout, Swords, at 9pm. This is a free service for people who would like to practice their Irish or learn some more. People with all standards of Irish, from those with only a cúpla focail to the daoine líofa (fluent), are welcome. Further information can be had from Liam at 086-3814422.