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TALK: An illustrated talk will take place on Thursday, February 6 at 8pm in Donaghmede House, Newbrook Road. It is entitled ‘Troublesome Howth Women - Cumann na mBan Revolutionaries, Unionist Suffragettes and some other outstanding Howth women 1910-1935’, and is being given by Philip O'Connor, local historian and author. Visitors are welcome to attend and admission is €3 for non-members. Further information is available at 083-1884024.




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


HAEMOCHROMATOSIS MEETNG: The Irish Haemochromatosis Association (IHH) is holding an Information Meeting at the Richard Carmichael Theatre in Beaumont Hospital on Thursday, February 6 at 7pm. The speakers are Dr John Ryan, Consultant Hepatologist and Haemochromatosis nurse Fiona Colclough. All are welcome to attend.


DANCE: Adult Set and Céilí Dance classes take place St Fiachra's Senior School (beside Beaumont Hospital) on Monday nights at 8.30pm. For details phone 087-6296644. 




COLLEGE: Access to College for All. An Information Session for Parents and Students organised by DCU, College Connect and Northside Partnership will take place on Monday, January 27 from 6pm to 7.30pm at Parnell’s GAA Club, Coolock village. Register with or phone 01-7008052. 


VOLUNTEERS: Are you interested in joining the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre as part of its volunteer service? They currently need volunteers to train as: Telephone Counsellors (females and males) for their 24-hour Counselling Line outside office hours; and Support Personnel (females) who will be available on a rota basis to attend the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit in the Rotunda Hospital. Applicants must be a minimum of 25 years old and reside in the ‘01’ telephone area. For an application form, phone the DRCC on 01-6614911 or email The closing date for applications is Friday, February 14.




GIRL GUIDES: Raheny Irish Girl Guides is taking names for new female members commencing September 2020. They run a comprehensive programme aimed at giving girls confidence through weekly meetings with badge work, activities, outings and events. Ladybirds for ages 5-7 meet Saturday lunchtime, Brownies for ages 7-10 meet Saturday morning and Guides for ages 10-14 meet Thursday evening, all in the Raheny area. 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.  


MEN’S SHED: A Men’s Shed has opened in the Raheny area. They meet every Thursday at 10.30am in St Anne’s Park (City Farm) Raheny. Men who live in Raheny and surrounding districts are welcome to attend.




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, held in a  friendly atmosphere. For more information phone KLEAR on 01-8671845.




LECTURE: The Howth Peninsula Heritage Society will present a lecture by Prof. Mary McAuliffe, UCD, entitled ‘Activism, militancy and feminism: Dr. Kathleen Lynn, a life of service to social justice’ at Howth Angling Centre, West Pier, on Tuesday January 28 at 8pm. Admission to non-members is €5.




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.


U3A GROUP: The Sutton/Baldoyle U3A group, which is part of Age Action Ireland, caters for older adults over 55 years. U3A stands for the University of the Third Age. The group meets at Baldoyle Library from 10.45am-12.45pm on the second Wednesday of every month (except June-Aug). Just come along to Baldoyle Library. For more information email or visit their website www.u3asuttonbaldoyledublin/




COMMUNITY CAFÉ: A free Community Café event will take place at Artane Coolock Family Resource Centre, Gracefield Road on Friday, January 31 from 10.30am to 12noon and all are welcome.