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# community - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...
# Marking The Centenary
# Marking The Centenary

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...

Jun 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,669 Views 9 Comments

The 7th annual ‘Street Feast’ takes place tomorrow.

# community - Thursday 9 June, 2016

People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing
# Coolmine Therapeutic Community
# Coolmine Therapeutic Community

People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing

Jun 9th 2016, 8:35 AM 11,625 Views 39 Comments

The chairman of a drug treatment programme said that the government needed to give more urgency to the housing crisis.

# community - Saturday 19 December, 2015

This is how eating out at Christmas can help the homeless
# Streetsmart
# Streetsmart

This is how eating out at Christmas can help the homeless

Dec 19th 2015, 10:00 AM 13,727 Views 11 Comments

StreetSmart is working with restaurants to allow diners to add €2 onto the cost of their meal.

# community - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

'Some people wanted to stay in the Ballymun flats and would go back now if they could'
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

'Some people wanted to stay in the Ballymun flats and would go back now if they could'

Sep 22nd 2015, 10:50 PM 33,267 Views 35 Comments

Joseph Plunkett Tower is the last of the seven Ballymun flats standing and today work began on its demolition.

# community - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'I used to feel like crying but to get a window you can see out properly, it's like winning the Lotto'
# Community
# Community

'I used to feel like crying but to get a window you can see out properly, it's like winning the Lotto'

Sep 20th 2015, 8:30 PM 24,874 Views 4 Comments

Age Action is looking for volunteers to help with its Care and Repair programme.

# community - Saturday 12 September, 2015

13 of the best TV gags from the past 20 years
# Rural Juror
From The Daily Edge
# Rural Juror

13 of the best TV gags from the past 20 years

Sep 12th 2015, 5:06 PM 14,019 Views 12 Comments

“IT TASTES LIKE FEET!”

# community - Friday 11 September, 2015

Woman in her 90s brutally assaulted during burglary at her Bray home
# Attack
# Attack

Woman in her 90s brutally assaulted during burglary at her Bray home

Sep 11th 2015, 1:36 PM 24,122 Views 50 Comments

Locals are collecting donations for the elderly woman.

# community - Monday 27 July, 2015

How many sex offenders are under special supervision in your region?
# Monitored
# Monitored

How many sex offenders are under special supervision in your region?

Jul 27th 2015, 6:02 AM 35,548 Views 19 Comments

Offenders are monitored by the probation officers but are also required to tell local gardaí they are living in the area.

# community - Monday 13 July, 2015

'Any small community's nightmare': Shock over deaths in Laois car crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'Any small community's nightmare': Shock over deaths in Laois car crash

Jul 13th 2015, 2:45 PM 9,688 Views 4 Comments

Angela Kelly, Orla Curry and Martin Brophy were killed in the crash early yesterday morning.

# community - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?

Jun 27th 2015, 9:53 AM 18,028 Views 61 Comments

Sports matches and concerts are one thing, but the have been criticisms of payments requested from community groups.

# community - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Grangegorman squatters have no intention of moving...
# Shall Not Be Moved
# Shall Not Be Moved

The Grangegorman squatters have no intention of moving...

May 21st 2015, 11:30 AM 9,465 Views 62 Comments

A High Court order has been passed for the arrest of those who remain, but they intend to appeal.

# community - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Squatters have another week in the derelict Grangegorman complex
# Community
# Community

Squatters have another week in the derelict Grangegorman complex

May 5th 2015, 6:29 PM 15,587 Views 24 Comments

The group occupying the site say they have come to a loose agreement with receivers to let them stay another week while they try to come up with a solution.

# community - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

'Squatting makes sense': Take a look inside the Grangegorman complex
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'Squatting makes sense': Take a look inside the Grangegorman complex

Mar 25th 2015, 8:36 AM 37,762 Views 81 Comments

Squatters have defended their occupation of the site, saying it provides a home for many young people and services for the community.

# community - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

An entire town learned sign language to give their deaf neighbour a heartwarming surprise
# Community
From The Daily Edge
# Community

An entire town learned sign language to give their deaf neighbour a heartwarming surprise

Mar 10th 2015, 11:20 AM 5,810 Views 7 Comments

And it feeeeeeeeels like all the feels.

# community - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

After "months of anguish for his bereft family", Thomas Kennedy will be laid to rest
# Finglas
# Finglas

After "months of anguish for his bereft family", Thomas Kennedy will be laid to rest

Feb 17th 2015, 3:14 PM 14,884 Views 5 Comments

The 81-year-old went missing last summer but his remains were not identified until last week.

# community - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Some politicians are trying to destroy relations between the Gardai and the community
# Protest
# Protest

Some politicians are trying to destroy relations between the Gardai and the community

Feb 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 76 Views 267 Comments

I was one of the councillors prevented from leaving a meeting in Fingal by protesters; the politicians involved in organising it have exposed their anti-Garda agenda.

# community - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

"'There's no heroin here, it's only a Dublin thing' - it's complete lies"
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

"'There's no heroin here, it's only a Dublin thing' - it's complete lies"

Feb 4th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,284 Views 10 Comments

An Irish play tackles drug use head on.

# community - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Cork city could grow by 79,000 with border review set to go ahead
# Uncorked
# Uncorked

Cork city could grow by 79,000 with border review set to go ahead

Jan 15th 2015, 6:41 PM 26,919 Views 59 Comments

Minister Alan Kelly has announced that at statutory committee has been set up to look into this.

# community - Monday 12 January, 2015

France sees more than 50 anti-Muslim incidents after Charlie Hebdo shootings
# High Alert
# High Alert

France sees more than 50 anti-Muslim incidents after Charlie Hebdo shootings

Jan 12th 2015, 4:38 PM 13,645 Views 105 Comments

Meanwhile, Germany’s anti-Islamic was set to march today.

# community - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Eirgrid promises to be more 'community-focused'
# Pylons
# Pylons

Eirgrid promises to be more 'community-focused'

Dec 6th 2014, 12:17 PM 5,421 Views 40 Comments

The semi-state body wants to develop stronger relationships with stakeholders.

# community - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

It's been Ireland's City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe's
# Tourism
# Tourism

It's been Ireland's City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe's

Nov 5th 2014, 5:24 PM 9,068 Views 27 Comments

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

# community - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident
# Colombia
# Colombia

Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident

Oct 7th 2014, 9:28 AM 12,402 Views 6 Comments

Fifteen others were injured at the remote mountainous area.

# community - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

"Our Sean" could take final journey next week to be buried next to his mum
# Sean Parker
# Sean Parker

"Our Sean" could take final journey next week to be buried next to his mum

Oct 1st 2014, 8:13 PM 19,547 Views 21 Comments

Sean died alone in England in July.

# community - Saturday 20 September, 2014

No lonely funeral for Sean - plans underway to bury him next to his mum
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

No lonely funeral for Sean - plans underway to bury him next to his mum

Sep 20th 2014, 8:45 AM 32,215 Views 19 Comments

Sean Parker died in England and a call was put out for people to attend his funeral. But the people of Glisnk went one better.

# community - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Hundreds march to garda station in Roscrea over drugs fears
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Hundreds march to garda station in Roscrea over drugs fears

Jul 22nd 2014, 12:06 PM 29,877 Views 50 Comments

The residents were attending a meeting about the issue of drug use in the town.

Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community
# Shock
# Shock

Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community

Jul 22nd 2014, 10:02 AM 22,221 Views 30 Comments

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.

# community - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This could be Ireland's library of the future - but why the controversy?
# By The Book
# By The Book

This could be Ireland's library of the future - but why the controversy?

Jul 19th 2014, 8:30 PM 44,612 Views 76 Comments

The Lexicon is costing €36.6m to build.

# community - Thursday 17 July, 2014

The Irish music app trying to go from one million to 10 million users
# Soundwave
# Soundwave

The Irish music app trying to go from one million to 10 million users

Jul 17th 2014, 8:45 PM 18,039 Views 6 Comments

Shortly after celebrating its first birthday, Soundwave has redesigned its app and placing a greater focus on social discovery through groups and private messaging.

# community - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Opinion: The GAA and Samaritans both have an ethos of giving rather than taking
# Community
# Community

Opinion: The GAA and Samaritans both have an ethos of giving rather than taking

Jul 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 112 Views 32 Comments

A Samaritans volunteer and GAA member writes about the people-centred spirit at the heart of both organisations.

# community - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Opinion: Once the bricks and mortar are in place, let's encourage communities to develop
# Community
# Community

Opinion: Once the bricks and mortar are in place, let's encourage communities to develop

Jul 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 41 Views 19 Comments

‘Building sustainable communities’ may not sound very exciting, but the truth is that strong communities create the foundation for generations to come.

# community - Friday 4 July, 2014

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn't be scrapped
# Funding Cuts
# Funding Cuts

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn't be scrapped

Jul 4th 2014, 9:58 PM 7,542 Views 19 Comments

Funding cuts announced this week resulted in the immediate closure of the The Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people.

# community - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Advocacy service for deaf people closes after funding cut, leaves '5,000 at risk'
# Irish Deaf Society
# Irish Deaf Society

Advocacy service for deaf people closes after funding cut, leaves '5,000 at risk'

Jul 1st 2014, 7:48 PM 8,487 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Deaf Society said its members now face “further social exclusion”.

# community - Friday 13 June, 2014

PSNI clarifies whether it's clamping down on flags in Belfast
# Community
# Community

PSNI clarifies whether it's clamping down on flags in Belfast

Jun 13th 2014, 9:58 PM 8,174 Views 90 Comments

The police moved to clarify their position on the flying of flags after reports that it would clamp down on flags in Ballynafeigh.

# community - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Richard Cahill: 'Volunteer and community groups held this country together during austerity'
# Ireland South
# Ireland South

Richard Cahill: 'Volunteer and community groups held this country together during austerity'

May 11th 2014, 10:15 AM 7,189 Views 14 Comments

This Ireland South candidate in the European elections is hoping to reinforce at EU level the importance of volunteer work.

# community - Friday 9 May, 2014

TV show Community cancelled... 6 reasons why you're a fool for not watching it
# Pop Pop
From The Daily Edge
# Pop Pop

TV show Community cancelled... 6 reasons why you're a fool for not watching it

May 9th 2014, 9:04 PM 5,924 Views 16 Comments

Five seasons and no movie :(

# community - Friday 25 April, 2014

Column: Dependence on out-of-town shopping complexes destroys community life
# Retail
# Retail

Column: Dependence on out-of-town shopping complexes destroys community life

Apr 25th 2014, 5:30 PM 222 Views 22 Comments

The ‘solution’ of building more housing and expecting people to commute to out-of-town shopping complexes is detrimental to local community life.

# community - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs
# Vigilantes
# Vigilantes

Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs

Apr 24th 2014, 11:55 AM 18,932 Views 109 Comments

A local councillor said he does not condone the violence encouraged by the notice posted in a Dublin housing estate but said there has been a lot of petty crime in the area – particularly targeting the elderly.

# community - Friday 4 April, 2014

Fancy yourself as a street artist? The Temple Bar Company want to hear from you
# Blank Canvas
# Blank Canvas

Fancy yourself as a street artist? The Temple Bar Company want to hear from you

Apr 4th 2014, 3:39 PM 10,893 Views 40 Comments

Four lanes in Dublin’s Temple Bar are set for an artistic makeover.

# community - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Column: Is anybody interested in the silent destruction of our communities?
# Community Spirit
# Community Spirit

Column: Is anybody interested in the silent destruction of our communities?

Mar 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 99 Views 26 Comments

Community projects decimated by funding reductions in recent budgets now face the prospect of commercial companies taking over their role, writes Rory Hearne.

# community - Monday 3 February, 2014

Column: Why Exchange Dublin desperately needs your support
# Watch This Space
# Watch This Space

Column: Why Exchange Dublin desperately needs your support

Feb 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 105 Views 41 Comments

The eviction of Exchange is not just a problem for the people who participate in it, it is a problem for anyone who believes that the people who live in a city should have a say over how it is used, valued and managed, writes Patrick Bresnihan.