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QUIZ NIGHT: A quiz night in aid of St Francis Hospice will take place on Saturday, April 28 in Killester Sports & Social Club from 7.30pm. Tables of four cost €10 per person. For more information contact 




COMMUNITY CAFÉ: A free Community Café will take place on Friday, April 27 from 10.30am till 12.30pm at the Artane Coolock Family Resource Centre, 55 Gracefield Road. All are welcome. 


RESCHEDULED AGM: The Artane Beaumont Family Recreation Centre’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 22 at 8.30pm in the recreation centre. This is a re-scheduled meeting, as the previous scheduled AGM did not go ahead due to lack of support. Members are asked to attend to support the club.   




PUBLIC MEETING: Howth Tidy Towns is holding a Public Meeting at Howth Sea Angling Club, West Pier, at 8pm on Thursday, April 26. The group will be reflecting on its achievements in 2017 and will be seeking help to plan for the next three years. Separately, an An Taisce Spring Clean will take place at 10.30am on Saturday, April 28. They will meet at the Church of the Assumption in Howth.


SEA ANGLING CLUB: Howth Sea Angling Club meet on the second Tuesday of every month in the Angling Centre, West Pier, Howth, at 8.30pm. Their 2018 season is about to get underway with a full calendar of events. New members are always welcome, beginners and experienced. No experience is necessary as coaching is provided. For further details, phone 086-1923529.




ROAD SAFETY MEETING: Naul Road Safety would like to invite you to its third road safety meeting of the year on Wednesday, April 25 at 7.30pm in the Seamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, north county Dublin. Open to all members of the public. Stay up to date with Naul Road Safety by following us on our Facebook page @naulroadsafety.




EVENING OF MUSIC: ‘You Raise Me Up’, starring Red Hurley with special guests, Whitehall Church Adult Choir, will take place on Friday, April 27 at 8pm in the Church of the Holy Child, Swords Road, Whitehall. An entertaining evening of music is promised. Proceeds are in aid of a new church organ. For tickets, which cost €20, call 01-8375274, Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm.  




IRISH CONVERSATION: Practice your 'cúpla focal' every Thursday at 10.30am in Le Chéile Community Centre, Donnycarney. Contact Ben on 086-2663392 for more information.




BOOK FAIR: The Holy Faith Clontarf Parents’ Association Fundraising Book Fair will take place in the school hall, Belgrove Road, on Friday, May 11 from 7pm-9pm; Saturday, May 12 from 10am to 2pm; and Sunday, May 13 from 10am to 2pm. This is a great opportunity to stock up on your summer reading. Should you have any books, CDs or DVDs in good condition that you would like to donate to fair, they can be left in to the school any weekday from Monday, April 30 to Friday, May 11 between 9am and 7pm. 


TALK: Clontarf Gardening Society will present ‘Showing At Chelsea Flower Show’, a talk by Christopher White in St John’s Parish Centre, Seafield Road on Thursday, April 26 at 8pm. Admission for non members is €5. Tea and homemade cake included. Admission for members is free. All are welcome.


ICA MEETINGS (DOLLYMOUNT): The Irish Countrywomen’s Association meet every Wednesday at 8pm in the Irish Wheelchair Association building in Blackheath Avenue, Clontarf. Numerous craft activities, exercise classes, folks outings etc. New members always very welcome. For further information contact Attracta Berkery on 086-1638494 or Kay Dwyer on 086-6042268. 




SHOW: Portmarnock Musical & Dramatic Society will be presenting ‘Music From The Movies’ on Wednesday, April 25 at 8pm, in the Martello Room, Portmarnock Leisure Centre. The event will feature music and song from all your favourite movies, including ‘Dirty Dancing’, ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Ghost’, ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Moulin Rouge’, ‘Titanic’ the ‘Sound of Music’ and many more. Tickets are €15 and can be booked by emailing or phone 087-764 1502




Baldoyle Musical Society presents '9 to 5 - The Musical' from April 24-28 at 8pm in St Mary's Secondary School, Baldoyle. This hilarious musical comedy is based on the 1980 movie and features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Tickets are priced at €15, and €12 for concessions and groups (of 10 and over). Book now at 085-1378329 or


FREE COMPUTER CLASSES: The Transition Year students at St Mary’s Secondary School, Baldoyle, offering free one-to-one Computer Classes to senior citizens every Friday from 11.05am to 12.15pm. All are welcome including beginners. Participants can learn: sending and receiving emails, adding an attachment to an email, paying bills, shopping online, booking flights, using Skype, searching the internet, Social Media and much more.




DRAMA: Riverside Drama Circle, now in its 45th year, is moving to a new venue for its major 2018 production. The group will present Frank Vickery's hilarious comedy, 'Trivial Pursuits', on April 25, 26 and 27 at the Sean O'Casey Theatre, off East Wall Road. For tickets please contact 01-8509000 or 087-2030321. See




RACE NIGHT: The ABACAS Special School in Kilbarrack is holding a Charity Race Night on Friday, May 25 at 8.30pm sharp in The Foxhound, Kilbarrack. The organisers are ideally looking for sponsorship for each race. For more details, or if you can help, please contact Mandy Daly on 087-9055815 or email


HEALTHY FOOD: Healthy Food Made Easy is a fun nutrition and cookery course run between the HSE and Northside Partnership. Spaces are open to all in Kilbarrack and Donnycarney. Phone Linda on 01-8320995 for further information. 




VOLUNTEER KITCHEN ASSISTANTS: Would you like to volunteer your time for two hours a week for a worthy cause? KARE Social Services is looking for kitchen assistants for its community kitchens in Raheny. This is a vital service to provide hot nutritious meals in the local community. Contact KARE Social Services on 01-8058574 for more information. 


MARKET: The St Anne's Park Red Stables Market takes place every Saturday from 10am to 4pm. 




OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Do you worry about the way you eat? Does food rule your life? Overeaters Anonymous may have the answer. A meeting takes place in Malahide Parish Centre every Wednesday from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. No weigh-ins, no fees. Call Catherine on 087-3576335 ( for full list of meetings).




EXHIBITION: The Dublin Painting & Sketching Club’s 140th annual exhibition is taking place at the CHQ Building, Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1. The exhibition is open to the public until Sunday, April 29 from 10am to 5pm each day. There are 170 paintings by contemporary artists on display. For more information, visit


LECTURE: The next Old Dublin Society Lecture will takes place at 6pm on Wednesday, April 25 in Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, at which Dr Michael Pegum will present his lecture, ‘Baggot Street Hospital, 60 Years Ago’. All are welcome and admission is free. This is the final lecture in the Spring programme.




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.




IRISH: Try out your forgotten school Irish every Saturday at 11am in COSTA, Northside Shopping Centre, Coolock. Forgotten it all? Then this is for you. Contact Ben on 086-2663392 for more information.