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Wednesday | 22nd May 2024

March’s news from Dún Laoghaire Town

20. 03. 2023

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Contact Eoin Costello – [email protected]

RNLI is looking for volunteers

The RNLI is looking for new fundraising volunteers to join their team in Dun Laoghaire. Volunteers are at the heart of the RNLI and make up 95% of its people. They are ordinary people who do extraordinary things and without them, the organisation couldn’t continue to save lives at sea.
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Digital Dun Laoghaire’s ‘Why Choose Dun Laoghaire’ event taking place as part of the national Connected Hubs SHOWCASE Day

Come and hear why Dún Laoghaire Town is a great place for investment, innovation driven enterprises and remote workers.

Tidy Towns – AGM and Table Quiz

Dun Laoghaire Tidy Town’s AGM will be held on the 29th March at 7:45 pm in the Eblana Lodge, 3 Eblana Avenue. All are most welcome, and a short AGM will be followed by an Open Night where they hope to have some local businesses, local politicians and senior council officials present.

Tidy towns will also be providing free refreshments (wine, tea/coffee and soft drinks). Tidy towns will of course be looking for new people to join their committee and particularly people with social media skills. Even if you have not been able to continue as a regular volunteer, they would love to see you.

Tidy town’s annual fundraising table quiz in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Dún Laoghaire will be held in the Royal Marine Hotel on Wednesday 12th April at 7:30 pm. The table quiz is great fun and there are many fabulous prizes to be won in the super raffle that will also take place. Bring cash for the raffle as the Tidy town team has limited card facilities.

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Have a better say in local government decisions

Dun Laoghaire County Council is calling all community groups to join Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Public Participation Network in their locality and help build a better future for the county.

Dun Laoghaire Residents Survey

Geography student at UCD, Maeve Dodd, is doing her undergraduate dissertation. She is conducting a research study on the land use aspirations of local residents and retailers trading on George’s Street in Dun Laoghaire and to what extent they align with proposals on land use development in the DLR County Development Plan 2022-2028. Please click the button below to take part in Maeve’s useful research.

Dlr Libraries Online Book Club

If you like reading and would like to join a book club from the comfort of your home, this could be a perfect opportunity for you. Join live discussions on the last Wednesday of every month from 7.30 pm. It’s completely free.

Brave Dun Laoghaire Garda to the House Fire Rescue

Garda Dean Gahan and Garda Steven Carton, both from Dun Laoghaire showed immense bravery earlier this month after saving a man in his 70s and a woman from a house fire in Monkstown.

Wrights group may operate Pavilion Cafe in People’s Park

The well-known Wrights bar and hospitality group is looking to take over the running of the Pavilion Cafe in People’s Park.

Dún Laoghaire’s Co-Living Development Sneak Peek

Take first look at the new co-living development in our town that will open at the end of the month. Find out if the pets are allowed, how big the rooms are, and more.