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NEW MEMBERS: Baldoyle Musical Society seeks new members. Are you looking for a fun hobby with a great social life? Do you love to sing and/or dance a bit? Then you are invited to attend the first rehearsal for the group’s upcoming pantomime ‘Aladdin’ on Monday, September 16 in St Mary’s Secondary School, Baldoyle, at 8pm. New members must be aged 16 or older. More information on membership will be available on the night. For queries email


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. Topics vary according to request but 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. For more information contact Mr Ryan at St Mary’s on 01-8325591.




BADMINTON: Mill Hill Ladies Badminton Club has commenced its new season and members play on Tuesdays from 8pm to 10pm in Skerries Community Centre. For more information, phone 087-7520506.




ICA: New members are very welcome to join in the fun at Rolestown ICA (Irish Countrywomen’s Association). There is something for everyone, from group walking to arts and crafts, outings and many other activities. They meet in the local community hall on the second Tuesday of every month at 8pm.


COFFEE MORNING: The annual Coffee Morning in aid of St Francis Hospice will be held on Thursday, September 19 in the Parish Hall from 10am to 12.30pm. Please come along, bring your friends for a coffee and a chat to help this very worthwhile cause.




TALK: Howth Peninsula Heritage Society presents ‘Troublesome Howth Women in the 1910-1935 era’ with speaker, local historian, Philip O’Connor, in the Howth Angling Centre on Tuesday, September 24 at 8pm. The cost for non-members is €5.




TALK: Dublin Five Horticultural Society is hosting a talk on ‘Daffodils and how to plant them’ by Deirdre Cairns at 8pm on Thursday, October 10 in the Artane Beaumont Family Recreation Centre, Kilmore Road. Admission is €5. Light refreshments and a raffle. Phone 087-2423020.




ART GROUP: Ross Art Group is welcoming new members to join their weekly art sessions and occasional outings. They meet on Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm, at the Ierne Sports & Social Club, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra. Everyone brings their own paintings, drawings etc and enjoys working on it in a friendly atmosphere. There is no tuition – just help and advice if needed. Contact Patricia Doyle on 087-7431142 or Pauline Walsh on 086-1928369 for more information.




SINGERS NEEDED: Third Day Chorale, under music director Marion Doherty, is looking for singers in all voices. Rehearsals are held on Wednesday nights from 7.45pm to 10pm in Kilbarrack Foxfield Parish Centre, Greendale Road. The choir enjoys singing a wide variety of music from Oratorio and Opera Choruses to Pop and Folk. For more information visit or contact Maura on 087-9016430.




VOLUNTEERS: The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre urgently needs volunteers to train as Telephone Counsellors to cover their 24-hour Counselling Line outside office hours and Support Personnel who will be available on a rota basis to attend the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit in the Rotunda Hospital. No experience is necessary as full training will be provided (applicants must be a minimum of 25-years-of-age). Please contact Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, 70, Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2 for application form. Phone 01-6614911 or email: Closing date for applications is Friday, September 27.




TALK: Clontarf Gardening Society will present ‘Autumn Anticipation’, a talk by Christopher Heavey on Thursday, September 26 at St John’s Parish Centre, Seafield Road at 8pm. Admission for non members is €5, tea and homemade cake included. Admission for members is free and all are welcome.


SINGERS NEEDED: Seafield Singers currently have vacancies in the tenor and bass lines. They also have limited spaces for sopranos and altos. Sight-reading is not a priority. Rehearsals take place on Thursdays from 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the parish hall of St John the Baptist Church on Seafield Road East. The choir intends to hold auditions in September. Contact the secretary on 01-8212165 for more information. 




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.




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 new 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.




LADIES’ PITCH & PUTT: St Mary’s Pitch & Putt Club is seeking new lady members. They play at Inisfails GAA Club, Balgriffin on Saturdays at 10am Why not go along and give it a try? For details, phone Pat on 086-3505384.


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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.




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!




GOLDEN YEARS: Are you over 65? The Golden Years Senior Centre is looking for new members to join its fun-filled social club. Limited transport to and from the centre will also be offered, please contact 01-8771608 if you would like more information.