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PANTOMIME: Baldoyle Musical Society proudly presents 'Snow White', a family show where there will be live music, stunning sets and costumes, plenty of audience participation, and song, dance and laughter galore! The shows will be held in January 2019 on Friday 11th and 18th at 8pm, Saturday 12th and 19th at 3pm and 8pm, and Sunday 13th and 20th at 3pm. All tickets are priced at €13. Family tickets and group discounts are available. Bookings can be made at 085 1378329 or at


BADMINTON: Wednesday Morning Ladies Badminton takes place at Baldoyle Badminton Centre. If you would like to get back to badminton or are an improver, try out this social badminton club. It takes place from 10am to 12noon on Wednesdays. For more information phone Ger Conroy on 086-3177354 or email




CHRISTMAS CONCERT: The Seafield Singers Christmas Concert will take place on Wednesday, December 19 at St John the Baptist Church of Ireland, Seafield Road, Clontarf at 8pm. Proceeds will go to the Central Remedial Clinic, Clontarf. Tickets cost €15 and can be purchased from any choir member or at the door. 




SNOW WHITE: Rush Dramatic Society and Rush Musical Society proudly present ‘Snow White’ until December 31 (Matinee 3pm and evenings 7pm). This is a Panto for all the family filled with fun, frolics and festive cheer. Tickets sales are very strong so booking ASAP is advised. Tickets cost €15/€12 or €50 for a family of four. Book online and choose your seat at




RADIO PROGRAMME: Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations and listen to an hour of relaxing readings, poetry, reflections, stories and music on Near FM on 90.3fm or online: The live programme will be presented by the Near Drama Company on Wednesday, December 19 between 8.30pm and 9.30pm.


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: A new Men’s Shed has opened in the Raheny area. They meet every Tuesday at 3pm in Cara Hall, All Saints’ Drive, Raheny. Men who live in Raheny and surrounding districts are welcome to attend. 


COUNTRY MARKET: The Raheny Country Market is open every Friday from 10.30am to 12noon in Johnston Hall (Church of Ireland), Howth Road, Raheny. For more information phone Marie on 01-8313573.   




CARERS’ EVENT: Carers, the Cared for, and their families are invited to a new Community Worship Service, which will take place on the third Sunday of every month, from 4pm-4.30pm, at Sutton Methodist Church, corner of Church Road. A cuppa and a chat will follow. The venue is wheelchair accessible. It will consist of singing well-known hymns, prayer, bible reading and a short talk. Everyone is welcome.




ART GROUP: Howth Art Group is seeking new members. They meet every Tuesday from 7.30pm to 10pm in the Old Courthouse, Howth. Sessions consist of self-directed painting interspersed with demonstrations from professional artists. The friendly group has artists with a range of painting experience from beginners to advanced. If interested, email:


WALKING GROUP: Howth Ramblers Walking Group hold weekly walks of Howth every Thursday at 8.30pm. Meeting point: The gates of Howth Parish Church in the village. Come join us to get in shape and meet new friends. All ages and levels of fitness are welcome. For more information contact Susan Butterly at or check out the Facebook page at 




CUPLA FOCAL: Try out your cúpla focal Every Thursday at 11.45am in the Seán O'Casey Community Centre in East Wall. For more information, phone Ben on 086-2663392. 




ART GROUP: Ross Art Group is welcoming new members, male and female, to join their friendly weekly painting sessions. They meet on Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm, at the Ierne Sports & Social Club, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra. If you enjoy painting and would like to join, please contact Patricia Doyle 087-7431142 ( or Pauline Walsh on 01-8370821 (




TENNIS FOR EVERYONE: Trackside Lawn Tennis Club beside Bayside DART station is open for membership. Why not call into the club and enjoy a game of tennis - rackets available so just wear appropriate footwear. Enjoy fun days of tennis is a friendly atmosphere. For more information visit




TARGET: Trinity Adult Resource Group for Education & Training (TARGET) has relocated to Donaghmede House Community Centre, Newbrook Road. For information on classes, please  contact 01-8671967 9am-3.30pm or email


COUNSELLING SERVICE: TARGET counselling service takes place at 41 Grangemore Grove, Donaghmede (bungalow behind Holy Trinity Church). For further information, contact 01-8670279, Monday-Friday from 9am-2pm and 3.30pm-7.30pm. 




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. Now in its 18th year, the quiz has raised a staggering €190,000, all of which goes to the hospice. Why not come along and enjoy the craic? It’s for a very good cause!


CAMERA CLUB: Swords Viewfinders is seeking new members for the new season. The club meets every second Wednesday at B.A.S.E. Community Centre, Brackenstown Road, Swords. They ideally would like members to be reasonably competent and want to improve their skills. Contact Charlie O’Neill on 087-2446071 for more information or drop in on the night.


BEREAVEMENT: Bethany trained members are available to provide support to those grieving the loss of a loved one. They provide a free, confidential service. The group meets on the second and last Monday of every month from 7.30pm at the Parish Office, Parochial House, Seatown Road, Swords. Contact Terri on 01- 8403243, Brid on 086-6006397 or Mary on 01-8402652 for further information. Open to all Fingal residents.  




MEN’S GROUP Golden Years Men’s Group in Darndale is looking for new members 65+ to join them for weekly bowls tournaments, art classes and socialising in a fun and friendly environment. Contact Golden Years Senior Centre on 01-8771608 for more information. 


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 




MUSIC: Experienced musicians are welcome join an up tempo Trad Session every Wednesday morning from 11am - 1 pm in La Chéile Donnycarney Community & Youth Centre (beside Donnycarney Church) Cost €3 (includes a cuppa!)




CHURCH CHOIR: A church choir requires new members, both male and female. They practice every Wednesday at 7pm for an 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 .




CEILI: Kinsealy CCE and Balgriffin Hall Committee are holding a ceili in Balgriffin Hall, Malahide Road, on Saturday, December 29 from 9pm till midnight. Music by ‘Brian Boru Ceili Band’. Admission is €10.