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16
September
Clontarf Players Present The Plough and the Stars

The time is rotten ripe for revolution!

Clontarf Players are delighted to announce that after a successful run of 'Juno and the Paycock' last year, Clontarf Players will stage another O'Casey classic; 'The Plough and the Stars' this November 2019.

This tragi-comedy focuses on the lives of ordinary people in Dublin during the Easter Rebellion. The residents of a Dublin tenement shelter from the violence that sweeps through the city’s streets. A revolution that will shape the country’s future rages around them.

Tickets can be bought online at www.eventbrite.com

The Plough and the Stars was first performed at the Abbey Theatre in 1926. The audience rioted in the streets.

The play is now regarded as a masterpiece and is perhaps O'Casey's finest work. It also considered an essential part of our understanding of the events of 1916.

 
11
September
Clontarf GAA Prepare for 2 X All Ireland Finals!

Having a player play on All-Ireland Final day is a great honour for any club and Cluain Tarbh is looking forward to a momentous weekend for the club and Clontarf.

On Saturday 14th Jack McCaffrey will take to the páirc after his Man of The Match performance in the drawn final as The Dubs will seek to complete the drive for five against Ciarraí. The match throws in at 6 pm. If you weren't lucky enough to get a ticket, Cúldoras the club bar will be open to show the match and win or lose (match will go to extra time if it's a draw!) join the post-match get together in the club.

Tickets for the final replay are sure to be in great demand and there is one further chance to win 2 x Hill 16 or 2 x Stand tickets in the club raffle. Tickets are now available online here with the raffle being held at 8 pm in the club on Thursday 12th. Get your entries in…

 
09
Sep
The Yacht Introduces Cutting Edge Recycling Solution

Well done to the team at The Yacht Clontarf who have introduced a fantastic food waste recycling solution to their kitchen. According to DublinLive;

"The Yacht in Clontarf is using the ORCA technology which recycles food waste within 24 hours turning it into environmentally safe water that flows straight into the sewage system.

It reduces the amount of waste that ends in a landfill making it a sustainable option."

It's fantastic to see local businesses here in Clontarf, taking steps for a more sustainable future!

Read the full story on www.dublinlive.ie

02
Sep
Submissions closing Sept 6th | Dublin Port MP2 Project

 

The following is a message from the Clontarf Residents' Association, in relation to Dublin Port’s MP2 Project

The closing date for submissions on the Dublin Port Company (DPC) planning application to An Bord Pleanála for the next phase of the MP2 Project, the second major capital project from the Dublin Port Masterplan 2040, is next Friday the 6th of September.

For those who are not familiar with the plan or the current project the following brief highlights might be of interest.

The Master Plan 

The…

30
Aug
Red Stables Festival | Saturday Sept 21st

Something exciting is coming to the Red Stables...

For the first time, The Red Stables in St. Anne's Park will host it's very own festival!

Taking place on Saturday 21st September, Stable Ground (www.redstablesfestival.ie) is part of the Discover Ireland Taste the Island series of events. With St. Anne's park being part of the Dublin Bay Biosphere, it seems appropriate that the theme for the festival is the connection between food, nature and sustainability.

The programme is absolutely chock-full with fantastic events for all ages and includes;

  • Cooking…
30
Aug
Join Scoil Ui Chonaill GAA!

Want to play GAA?  Scoil Uí Chonaill welcome all ages from 3 years and up!

To find out more, pol into the Scoil Ui Chonaill GAA club any Saturday at 10 am and join the gang for a cuppa in the clubhouse on Clontarf Road (opposite The Baths) or for further info, contact Thomas on (085) 113 7728. 

With 'back to school' in full swing it can be a great time for you, or your kiddos to get involved in something new!

14
Aug
Seafield Singers Are Looking for New Members!

The Seafield Singers, established in 1990, has had many successful concerts in Clontarf and elsewhere over the last three decades. The group are always on the lookout for good singers and there are currently vacancies in the tenor and bass lines. They also have limited spaces for sopranos and altos. Sight-reading is not a priority. 

Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Church on Seafield Road West. 

The choir, who are very friendly and welcoming, intends to hold auditions in September, so if you…

12
Aug
Be Vigilant | Bogus Handymen Calling to Homes in Clontarf

In the past week, we have had a number of messages from followers of LoveClontarf.ie, who had experienced dealings with bogus maintenance workers, 'specialising in roofing and gutters'

Residents in Clontarf have reported two men calling to their homes offering to clean gutters or remove birds nests and not doing the work. An elderly couple were also targeted and told they needed a tile on their roof fixed. The men quoted €20 and then demanded significantly more before leaving. 

The Gardaí have been notified, however, we do encourage residents not to be…

09
Aug
Clontarf Hockey Club Fundraising Run 2019

Clontarf Hockey Club is running a fundraiser for their new pitch fund titled the Bull Run. This is a 4-mile chipped time race which takes place in St. Anne’s Park on Sunday 8th September at 12 pm. 

Entry fee is €20 which includes a goody bag (entry fee will be €25 on the day). All runners, walkers and joggers are welcome and there will be a prize for the 1st placed male and female. 

Entry is now open via www.bullrun.ie. Be sure to get involved if you can and support one of our fantastic local sports clubs!

26
Jul
Clontarf Pals Cycle 12000KM from Cairo to Cape Town!

Congratulations to Clontarf men Nicholas O' Brien and Lorcan Byrne, who last week, finished their 12,000 km journey, cycling from Cairo to Cape Town. 

The friends undertook the journey in January this year, with the aim of raising money for charities on both home soil (Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme) and in Africa (Orlindi Orphanage, Windhoek, Namibia). 

Their journey was covered by Metro Eireann earlier this month and the lads have been updating their Instagram and Facebook pages over the past 6 months. Be sure to visit their fundraising page here and…

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