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Mustic event for young children, April 7th
Tuesday 4th April, 2017

THE QUIET TREE Friday 7th April at 2pm in Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8 The Quiet Tree is an intimate traditional music performance specifically designed for young children (aged 3-6) and their families.* The creatures of Whistleberry Forest have discovered a little oak tree growing deep in the woods. However, there are no birds singing, no leaves rustling, and no animals scurrying  [more...]

Public Meeting on St. Michael's
Friday 3rd March, 2017

A Public Meeting will be held St. Michael's Parish Centre on Tuesday 7th March at 7pm to consider the plans for the development of the 10 Acre site. All Welcome to come along and give your views. [more...]

Kilmainham Inchicore Network to be set up
Friday 4th November, 2016

An open forum meeting is being held as part of the setting up of a new Kilmainham Inchicore Network. DAY & DATE: TUESDAY 8th NOVEMBER 2016 TIME: 8pm- 9pm PLACE: Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dubl [more...]

Open Nights at Liffey Valley Athletic Club
Monday 29th August, 2016

Liffey Valley, which is based in Islandbridge, is holding a series of open evenings for people interested in improving their running. If you are interested, drop in any time between 6pm and 7pm on  [more...]

Van sharing service comes to Inchicore
Wednesday 18th May, 2016

A new GoVan has recently been launched at Expert Hardware in Inchicore. The Van allows anyone over 21 with a full licence to access it for as little as 1 hour. It's normally €49.99 to sign up but  [more...]

1916 Commemoration Events in Inchicore
Tuesday 19th April, 2016

Next week Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál (The Oblates), The Model National school, Our Lady of Mercy, Our Lady of Lourdes (Golden Bridge) and Our Our Lady of Mercy (Bluebell) will be having a week of events to [more...]

Missing Cat!
Tuesday 19th April, 2016

MISSING Salem Young male cat, black long hair, red collar: If found please call /text 086 0540 558 Thank you!   [more...]

New Restaurant opening on Emmet Road
Sunday 17th January, 2016

News of a new restaurant opening in the area is contained in this message received by inchicore.info. No further details as of yet.... Dear Sir/Madam, We we hope to open on the 30th of January [more...]

Meeting to set up Inchicore Development Group
Tuesday 8th September, 2015

St. Michael’s Estate Regeneration Board is hosting an event to see if there is an interest in setting up an INCHICORE WIDE DEVELOPMENT GROUP To work together to improve the physical, social, eco [more...]

Plans for St Michael's Estate
Thursday 2nd July, 2015

COMMUNITY CONSULTATION Vacant lands at former St. Michael’s Estate, Inchicore • St. Michael’s Estate Regeneration Board are hosting a consultation workshop so that the local community can s [more...]

Public Meeting about Proposed Closure of Inchicore Sports Hall, Wednesday, April 15th
Wednesday 1st April, 2015

My name is Elaine Snowden and I am contacting you on behalf of Dublin Roller Derby and its members who currently live in Inchicore. As you may have heard, the Inchicore Community Sports Centre, is  [more...]

Event for Prevent Cancer Day
Thursday 26th March, 2015

*** PREVENT CANCER DAY *** with Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises - TRE. The World Health Organization predicts that by 2026 - 10 years from now - STRESS will have become the No1 cause of dea [more...]

Well done St Pat's
Monday 3rd November, 2014

Congratulations to all at St Pat's on breaking the 53-year-old hoodoo and winning the FAI Cup. A moment of great pride for all in Inchicore. [more...]

William T Cosgrave's grave vandalised in Goldenbridge
Tuesday 21st October, 2014

The grave of William T Cosgrave, the first head of an independent Irish government, has been desecrated in a Dublin cemetery. Mr Cosgrave, the father of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave, is buried at [more...]

Inchicore village wins environmental awards
Tuesday 16th September, 2014

At a ceremony hosted by Dublin City Council (Dublin Central Area) last week to celebrate the City Neighbourhoods Districts Awards last night at the Bulfin Senior Citizens Centre in Inchicore, Inchicor [more...]

Connolly Avenue 1931 - can you identify the children in the photograph?
Wednesday 10th September, 2014

This charming picture comes to us courtesy of Amanda O'Sullivan, whose grand aunt, Eileen Dobbyn, taught at the Model School in Inchicore. Eileen lived at 74 Connolly Avenue, and the picture was ta [more...]

President to open Thornton Heights
Tuesday 2nd September, 2014

President Michael D Higgins will be in Inchicore next week to open Thornton Heights on the site of the old St Michael's Estate. Here's what The Irish Times wrote last month about this new development: [more...]

Former world champion darts player flights it to Inchicore
Tuesday 8th July, 2014

Fundraising Event: On Saturday July 19 - Bob Anderson, former world darts champion (he was ranked as world number one for over three years in the late 1980s) will be appearing at the Inchicore Unit [more...]

Ulster Bank to close in Inchicore
Tuesday 1st July, 2014

Ulster Bank has confirmed it is to close nine branches around the country, including three sub offices. The branches are in South Mall in Cork; Granard in Co Longford; Pearse Road in Sligo; Clane  [more...]

William Partridge Plaque Unveiled
Saturday 13th July, 2013

A large crowd gathered on Brookfield Road on Friday last when Ceantar Mhaighneann. The Kilmainham and Inchicore Heritage Group presided at unveiling of a plaque to mark the place where William Partrid [more...]

Table Quiz this Friday
Thursday 23rd May, 2013

TABLE QUIZ with Kathryn Thomas at the Inchicore Sports and Social Club 8.30pm €20/table of 4. A selection of winners' and raffle prizes and proceeds in aid of the CIE Residents' Association's chil [more...]

Plaque Unveiling on Emmet Road this Saturday
Wednesday 1st May, 2013

Inchicore Friends of the International Brigade are organising the unveiling of a plaque commemorating local men who fought fascism in Spain in the 1930s. The event takes place at 4pm Saturday May 4 [more...]

CE Posts Available in Inchicore
Thursday 21st March, 2013

St Michael's Parish Community Employment Ltd, a community employment project that provides job and training opportunities for the long term unemployed in the area, has a number of vacancies available  [more...]

Last tower in St Michael's comes crashing down
Wednesday 6th March, 2013

Locals look to future as last tower block in Inchicore comes crashing down JASON KENNEDY Wed, Feb 27, 2013 Fifteen years after the first tower came crumbling down in a local authority estate  [more...]

Gardai seek info on Memorial Park shooting
Sunday 13th January, 2013

A teenager has been shot and seriously wounded in Dublin. The incident occurred at around 3pm and the 18-year-old victim has been taken to hospital for treatment. Gardaí said the shooting occurred  [more...]

Cuts threaten closure at Inchicore music project
Saturday 5th January, 2013

A POPULAR musical programme that caters for over 100 children from disadvantaged backgrounds on the Southside is facing closure later this month. A recommendation by the City of Dublin Youth Servic [more...]

Pipe bomb defused in Turvey Avenue
Saturday 5th January, 2013

An Army Bomb Disposal Team has carried out a controlled explosion on a viable device in Dublin. The team was sent to Turvey Avenue in Inchicore at 3.10pm last Thursday, and the area was cordoned of [more...]

91st Scout Group, Inchicore
Thursday 20th December, 2012

We've added details about this local scout group to the site. You can find it under the Outdoor section of the Businesses listing. More info from scouts.ie [more...]

Kilmainham Arts Club
Monday 8th October, 2012

Kilmainham Arts Club, the first monday of every month arts celebration in the Patriots Inn, is still going strong and well-attended, we are still looking for visual artists to show their work (on the  [more...]

Autumn gym offer
Wednesday 12th September, 2012

Livingwell Health Club in the Hilton Hotel in Kilmainham has contacted us with another offer for inchicore.info readers. They're offering three months' membership for €135. The offer ends 31st Octo [more...]

Culture Night in D8, September 21st
Wednesday 12th September, 2012

Here's a notice about a Culture Night event happening at the other end of D8. If you know of other local events, pass on the info to us! Get Creative at Culture Night in studio 468, Rialto, Dubli [more...]

festival weekend!
Wednesday 22nd August, 2012

Hope to see lots of friends at the forthcoming Kilmainham Arts Festival August 25th and 26th. Lots of activities from heritage related, to children's events, performances, comedy, theatre...check it o [more...]

new singing class
Thursday 9th August, 2012

SINGING THE BLUES AWAY! SUSAN TOMELTY SONG WORKSHOPS The Susan Tomelty Band perform in Ireland and abroad in the Rock, Soul and Blues genre. This engaging, dynamic and confident singer has tr [more...]

pub quiz for kilmainham arts festival
Sunday 5th August, 2012

August 16th great pub quiz for the forthcoming august 25 and 26 kilmainham arts festival. super questions, great fun and good prizes. table of four at 40 euro, kick off at 8.30 in the patriots inn, ki [more...]

Gym Offer
Wednesday 11th July, 2012

Livingwell Health Club in the Hilton Hotel in Kilmainham is offering inchicore.info readers a special offer for summer: 99 days' membership for only €99!! Offer ends 31st August and you must mentio [more...]

Social enterprise centre for former bank in Inchicore
Friday 15th June, 2012

A FORMER BANK premises at 10 Grattan Crescent, Inchicore, Dublin 8, is to be redeveloped as a national hub for social enterprise and innovation. Built in the 1940s, the former Munster Leinster bank [more...]

Council drafting Inchicore area plan
Thursday 31st May, 2012

A redevelopment masterplan for almost 100 hectares of land to the west of Inchicore in Dublin is being drawn up by Dublin City Council. The Naas Road Local Area Plan will facilitate new uses for la [more...]

Military historians required to solve riddle
Tuesday 15th May, 2012

Can you identify the uniform worn by the rider in this old photograph, believed to have been taken in Inchicore in 1881? The picture was sent to us by a reader who is trying to ascertain whether th [more...]

Inchicore Author Launches History of Drimnagh Castle
Saturday 21st April, 2012

An Inchicore author has written a new book on the little known history of one of Dublin’s most intact Anglo Norman castles. ( Photo; Paul Murray, Liam O'Meara, Brush Shiels and Michael O'Flanagan at [more...]

New medical practice opens its doors
Monday 13th February, 2012

GP Eimear Mallon and her colleagues, who used to be based on Grattan Crescent, have opened in the new primary care centre on St Michael's Estate. Located in the old CBS school, the practice treats [more...]

Council promises works to "mudbath" playground
Wednesday 7th December, 2011

Dublin City Council says it will install a new surface on the playground in Inchicore after complaints about waterlogging. The council's parks and landscape services inspected the playground recentl [more...]

Pub Quiz Tonight for Chapelizod school
Friday 18th November, 2011

Fundraising Pub Quiz for St. Laurences National School Chapelizod All welcome! Friday 18th November 2011 at 8.30pm in the Mullingar House, Chapelizod Table of four is €20 (Raffle on the ni [more...]

Historical links of Emmet Road premises marked
Monday 7th November, 2011

The Kilmainham and Inchicore Heritage Group last week unveiled two plaques on Emmet Hall, 122 Emmet Road. The premises were first purchased by Jim Larkin, founder of the ITGWU in 1913 and his name  [more...]

Annual CIE Table Quiz on this Friday
Wednesday 19th October, 2011

The CIE Estates Residents' Association are holding their annual table quiz in the Sports and Social Club this Friday, October 21st, starting at 8pm. The event is in aid of the usual good cause - t [more...]

Patients to be moved to Inchicore
Tuesday 11th October, 2011

The HSE is proposing to transfer the majority of the residents and staff from Crooksling to the new modern purpose built unit at Hollybrook Community Nursing Unit, Inchicore which has a bed capacity o [more...]

Flann O'Brien Centenary
Monday 3rd October, 2011

The Flann O’Brien Centenary October 5th will mark the hundredth anniversary of the birth of one of the great comic geniuses, and one of the most inspired literary minds, of the twentieth century. He [more...]

post festival thoughts
Thursday 8th September, 2011

The second Kilmainham Arts Festival took place on 26th and 27th of August and was a great success, thanks to the funding and support of DCC, the support by local businesss and the many, many artists i [more...]

Kilmainham Arts Festival on this weekend
Wednesday 24th August, 2011

The second running of the Kilmainham Arts Festival takes place this weekend, August 26th and 27th. For more information, see the events section of this website or look at the full programme details [more...]

Local gospel choir seeking new members
Wednesday 24th August, 2011

The Oblate Gospel Choir in Inchicore, Dublin 8 is recruiting new members. After a very successful inaugural year, the choir is expanding and is hosting an Open Night on Thursday September 1st for  [more...]

The Circus comes to St Michael's
Thursday 23rd June, 2011

Circus Gerbola is coming to St Michael's Estate from Tuesday 28th June to Sunday 3rd July. Despite its name, this is an Irish circus, and it's certainly the first circus to come to the estate in l [more...]

Pres hopeful draws inspiration from CIE Works
Friday 10th June, 2011

This is the last paragraph of Fine Gael MEP Gay Mitchell's statement announcing his candidacy for the presidential election... "My life’s journey has taken me from the home of my widowed mother in  [more...]

Harcourt Lodge Residents AGM
Friday 10th June, 2011

Harcourt Lodge Residents Association are holding their AGM on Monday 13th June at 7.30pm upstairs in Dillons, the Black Lion. They are also organising a clean-up in the estate on the following Sat [more...]

Allotments in Dublin 8
Thursday 12th May, 2011

Cllr Criona Ni Dhalaigh advises that allotments will be coming on line soon at Weaver Square, off Cork Street, (Old Chamber Street site) It's not that handy for Inchicore but is still in Dublin 8.  [more...]

Dart Underground hearings on Inchicore begin
Wednesday 23rd March, 2011

Module 11 of the Bord Pleanala oral hearing into the Dart Underground project, which deals with the passage of the project through Inchicore, has begun. On Tuesday, Woodfield residents made their p [more...]

Council promises action on Liiffey Park vandalism
Thursday 17th March, 2011

Gardai and Dublin city council have been challenged to say what measures they are taking to address ongoing problems with vandalism and anti-social behaviour down by the Liffey. The council's local  [more...]

Liffey Valley Park vandalised
Sunday 13th March, 2011

This is what has happened to the lovely walkway down to the Liffey over the weekend. Most of the trees, which were put in only a few years ago, have been smashed down by a pair of joyriding cars, w [more...]

Railway museum should move to Inchicore – Fianna Fail TD
Saturday 19th February, 2011

The world famous Fry railway museum should be moved to the CIE complex in Inchicore rather than be boxed up, filed away and forgotten, according to Deputy Michael Mulcahy. “The closure of the museu [more...]

Guy departs St Patrick's Athletic; learns about plastic Paddies
Friday 28th January, 2011

Ryan Guy has left St Patrick's Athletic after four years with the Inchicore club. Guy has opted to leave Richmond Park as he wishes to return home to America to be closer to his family. Guy said [more...]

New courses starting in line dancing, jewellerymaking and yoga
Thursday 13th January, 2011

That's three different courses, not one combining all three skills! All courses are being organised by the Canal Communities Partnership. They seem to be open only to women; perhaps the partnership [more...]

Unique housing project comes to Inchicore - would-be homeowners sought
Friday 7th January, 2011

A unique housing project which offers low-income families an affordable route to home ownership has come to Inchicore. The Habitat for Humanity charity is currently renovating two derelict houses on [more...]

Two bodies found in canal at Inchicore
Saturday 18th December, 2010

The bodies of a man and a woman believed to be in their twenties have been discovered in the Grand Canal at Suir Road bridge in Inchicore in Dublin. The bodies were discovered shortly after mid-day [more...]

New Fitness Class Starts in Inchicore Gym
Saturday 27th November, 2010

Are you interested in joining Fit Fun Classes? Then come along and try out different fun exercises for all abilities. When: Every Tuesday from 7pm-8pm Where: Inchicore Sports Complex, loca [more...]

St Pat's Photo Exhibition in Club Shop
Saturday 27th November, 2010

A “Season of Saints” is a series of images captured by photographer Ian Anderson at St Patrick’s Athletic matches over the 2010 Airtricity League season. The exhibition is currently on display at  [more...]

St Michael's (Mini-)Regeneration Begins
Monday 15th November, 2010

Work on the long-awaited regeneration of St Michael's Estate in Dublin began this afternoon following a contract between the city council and a Dutch construction company. St Michael's in Inchicore [more...]

Table quiz this Friday
Tuesday 9th November, 2010

A table quiz is being held this Friday, November 12th, in aid of Bulfin Daycare Centre. The centre continues with its good work serving the local area and invites as many as possible to join in an [more...]

Gym membership competition offer
Wednesday 13th October, 2010

The Living Well gym at the Hilton in Kilmainham is offering readers of inchicore.info a change to win a six-month membership. Anyone who wants to enter is advised to call in to the gym for a free t [more...]

Gospel Choir Recruiting in Inchicore
Monday 11th October, 2010

My name is Róisín Savage and I have just been appointed the Musical Director of The Oblate Gospel Choir in Inchicore is hosting an open night for prospective members on Thursday October 14th at 7p [more...]

Storytelling course starts locally
Monday 11th October, 2010

Have you got a story to tell? Maybe you have a story about your area, your community or yourself. Or maybe you just like listening to stories! If so Ballyfermot/Chapelizod Partnership and the  [more...]

CIE Estate/Grattan Crescent Traffic Alterations
Tuesday 5th October, 2010

A number of changes are being made to the junction of Grattan Crescent and South Terrace to improve road safety. Two parking spaces have been removed from the pay and display area on Grattan Crescen [more...]

East Wall residents blame Inchicore group for Dart changes
Thursday 26th August, 2010

Angry residents oppose DART Underground plan Thursday, 26 August 2010 OVER 3,500 residents in East Wall are united in their opposition to Irish Rail’s plans for the DART Underground, which wi [more...]

Kilmainham Arts Festival
Friday 13th August, 2010

September 3rd and 4th 2010 The first annual festival of Arts in this historic Dublin quarter Opened by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Gerry Breen Kilmainham's Inaugural  [more...]

Inchicore Sponsored Heritage Walk
Monday 9th August, 2010

Inchicore on Track Presents Inchicore on Foot: A Sponsored Heritage Walk Don’t miss a unique opportuni [more...]

Open Sesame for Grand Canal cyclists
Thursday 5th August, 2010

Dublin's Grand Canal cycle route is to be more fully opened following complaints by cyclists about the number of so-called 'kissing gates' along the towpath. Kissing gates were traditionally design [more...]

Free electrical goods recycling this Saturday
Monday 19th July, 2010

St Michael's Community Hall on Bulfin Road will host a free electrical recycling event this Saturday, July 24th, from 10am to 4pm. Many forms of electrical goods will be accepted for recycling such [more...]

Residents welcome Dart plan alteration
Friday 2nd July, 2010

INCHICORE RESIDENTS have given a guarded welcome to a decision to drop plans to assemble and launch a tunnel boring machine for Dart Underground on a sports field in the historic Railway Estate.  [more...]

Bord Pleanala application for Inchicore station and Dart today
Wednesday 30th June, 2010

The formal application for the Dart underground rail project in Dublin will be lodged with An Bord Pleanála today. If approved, the Dart underground will deliver a high-capacity rail line thro [more...]

Yoga classes starting soon
Saturday 26th June, 2010

Two well-regarded yoga sessions start again over the coming weeks. Teacher Cara has been holding classes in Inchicore for a number of years and is highly recommended. The first takes place on Monda [more...]

Playground opens in Inchicore
Wednesday 23rd June, 2010

The new playground on Grattan Crescent got off to a fine start on Tuesday with a lively opening under blue skies and a hot sun. It may be the only playground that the cash-strapped council can affo [more...]

Grand Canal 'green route' opens
Friday 18th June, 2010

Fri, Jun 18, 2010 ON TRACK €25 MILLION OFF-ROAD PROJECT: A “GREEN route” along the Grand Canal which is being opened today will provide off-road access for walkers and cyclists from west Dublin [more...]

Playground to open soon
Tuesday 15th June, 2010

The long-awaited and slightly delayed opening of the new playground on Grattan Crescent is to open on June 22nd. Dublin city council says face-painters and clowns will attend for the official opening [more...]

Playground
Thursday 13th May, 2010

The local office of Dublin City Council say the playground will be fully open in early June. They are waiting for the ground cover to arrive from India, which is expected in next week some time, to [more...]

photoworks
Wednesday 5th May, 2010

Photoworks is an open photographic competition for images of Inchicore and Kilmainham. Entries are being accepted from now till 7th June, and selected photographs will be exhibited in the Wallace Sp [more...]

New Luas Line proposed for Inchicore
Tuesday 20th April, 2010

There are now plans to build a Luas station in the CIE Works, in addition to the Underground Dart station already proposed. The Railway Procurement Agency says it wants to alter the route proposed  [more...]

Building of new health centre to begin shortly
Monday 12th April, 2010

Construction work on a new primary care centre in Inchicore, Dublin, is due to begin over the next month. The total capital budget for the project, which is due to be completed in late 2011, is €10.73 [more...]

Work Of Famous Inchicore Artist Sold
Friday 9th April, 2010

A collection of 60 pieces from the studio of the late sculptor Patrick McElroy sold for more than €55,000 at an Irish art auction on the 31st March last. Ranging in size from 4in to almost 60in, the c [more...]

St Michael's Regeneration to start soon, sortof...
Thursday 8th April, 2010

THE REGENERATION of St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore, Dublin is to start next September, more than two years since the public private partnership (PPP) scheme for the development collapsed. The dil [more...]

Art Exhibition in Enoteca Torino
Thursday 18th March, 2010

The students of Art and Design at Inchicore College of Further Education will hold an exhibition of their work at the Enoteca Torino in Inchicore Village from Tuesday 23rd March to Sunday, 11th April. [more...]

New Bistro in Dublin 8
Thursday 11th March, 2010

The owners of Juno's, a new bistro on Parkgate Street have been in contact to spread the word about their offering. Juno's is an atmospheric little place to check out, somewhere for Inchicoreans to [more...]

CIE Residents Brighter Plan
Thursday 25th February, 2010

On Tuesday, CIE Residents launched their Brighter Plan. The Residents commissioned international tunnelling experts OTB Engineering to look at Irish Rail's proposals for the Dart Underground in  [more...]

New Health Centre for Inchicore
Sunday 24th January, 2010

Work is to start on the construction of a Primary Health Care Centre on the grounds of the former St Michael's CBS school in March/April this year. The centre will provide public health nursing ser [more...]

Information on soccer in Inchicore
Friday 15th January, 2010

A new website, soccer-ireland.com has quite a good listing of soccer clubs in the area, as well as lots of info about the beautiful game generally. Check out: http://www.soccer-ireland.com/dublin- [more...]

Registration for Night Classes this week
Monday 11th January, 2010

Due to the bad weather, Inchicore College of Further Education hasn't been able to distribute its usual night class brochure as widely as it would have liked. In addition, the snow and ice forced t [more...]

New Film Club in Kilmainham
Saturday 9th January, 2010

Building on the success of the Kilmainham Arts Club over recent months, there will now be a film club in the Patriots Inn on the second Monday of every month. See the Events section for details of  [more...]

Award for St Michael's worker
Friday 25th December, 2009

Rita Fagan, Co-ordinator St Michaels Family Resource Centre, Inchicore has been announced as one of the recipients of the inaugural John O'Connell Awards 2009. The awards, which are made by the Dep [more...]

Mahon appointed manager of St Pat's
Tuesday 15th December, 2009

Pete Mahon has been appointed as the permanent manager of St Patrick's Athletic for the coming season. Mahon guided the struggling Saints to safety last season after replacing Jeff Kenna on a tempo [more...]

Councillors appointed to regeneration board
Monday 14th December, 2009

Three local city councillors have been appointed to the board overseeing the regeneration of St Michael's Estate. Or should that be the "regeneration" of the estate, given the disastrous lack of pr [more...]

Councillors support architectural plan for CIE Estate
Tuesday 8th December, 2009

Dublin city councillors have voted to fast-track the consideration of the CIE Estate in Inchicore for special designation as a heritage area. Councillors at their monthly meeting last night ordered  [more...]

Irish Rail consultation this week
Sunday 29th November, 2009

Irish Rail rolls back into this part of town this Tuesday in the Hilton Hotel, between 5 and 8 pm for another one of their consultations, or should that be "consultations". By now the railway orde [more...]

Liffey Gaels Christmas Draw coming soon
Sunday 29th November, 2009

The Liffey Gaels Christmas Draw takes place at the club on the 19th of December. Tickets are €2 and can be got at the club or from any of the players/mentors that are listed on our contact page on  [more...]

Inchicore heckler: Je Ne Regrette Rien
Tuesday 10th November, 2009

The man who disrupted RTÉ's The Frontline programme last night has said he has no regrets. Alan O’Brien (38) from Inchicore berated host Pat Kenny live on television for more than three minutes and [more...]

BoI Inchicore official's family kidnapped in robbery
Friday 23rd October, 2009

Friday, 23 October 2009 16:17 A gang is being sought following the abduction of a bank official's family in Dublin overnight. It is understood a number of armed and masked men entered the famil [more...]

Gardai hunt for lone bank raider
Wednesday 21st October, 2009

GARDAI were last night hunting a lone raider who made off with about €2,000 when he held up a bank at lunchtime on Monday. The man ran into the Bank of Ireland branch at Tyrconnell Road in Inchico [more...]

Firemen attacked in Inchicore
Wednesday 14th October, 2009

Firemen attacked in Inchicore Firefighters were forced to retreat from a fire in an industrial area in Inchicore this evening after missiles were thrown at them. Three fire units were attempti [more...]

New website for Liffey Gaels
Wednesday 30th September, 2009

Liffey Gaels have a new website, the address of which is, not surprisingly, www.liffeygaels.ie. The club is now catering for kids from the age of 4yrs and up. More details are available on the d [more...]

New manager for St Pat's
Tuesday 22nd September, 2009

St Patrick’s Athletic wasted little time in their search for a new manager as Pete Mahon comes in to replace Jeff Kenna who resigned from the Richmond Park hot seat last week. Maurice O’Driscoll st [more...]

First gathering of Kilmainham Arts Club a triumph
Tuesday 8th September, 2009

An eclectic mix of performers, from the area and further afield, made for an entertaining night at the first edition of Kilmainham Arts Club last night. All told, about 100 people came along at som [more...]

Dart Underground and Inchicore: Latest News
Friday 28th August, 2009

This week sees the first meeting between Irish Rail and IOT on developing a consultation process. In advance of this Irish Rail met with the residents of George's Villas to discuss the particular  [more...]

Irish Rail responds to Inchicore residents on Dart project
Thursday 13th August, 2009

Irish Rail has tentatively agreed to a formal consultation process with Inchicore residents about the Dart Underground project. The company says the consultation process suggested by Inchicore on T [more...]

St Pat's Magical Mystery Story - the inside track
Sunday 9th August, 2009

Here is St Pat's chairman Richard Sadlier's take on the club's famous result in Russia last week - "the most astonishing match I have ever seen". Saints' magical mystery tour produces a miracle  [more...]

Lord Mayor lays Wreath at Islandbridge
Wednesday 5th August, 2009

The 14th Annual Francis Ledwidge Festival took place in the National War Memorial Park in brilliant sunshine at Islandbridge on Sunday 2nd August. The Lord Mayor, Emer Costello read a poem by Francis [more...]

English language volunteer teachers sought
Monday 3rd August, 2009

The Canal Communities Intercultural Centre is in the process of setting up English classes for ethnic minority people living in Inchicore (starting end of March, beginning of April). This is b [more...]

Position Statement of Inchicore on Track on the Dart Interconnector Project
Sunday 19th July, 2009

The following is the Position Statement of Inchicore on Track in regard Irish Rail Plan to extend the Dart Undergorund project to Inchicore from Heuston Station: The Inchicore Railway Estate is a [more...]

Councillors call for consultation on Inchicore Dart proposal
Sunday 19th July, 2009

Dublin south-west inner city councillors have called on Irish Rail to formally consult with Inchicore residents over its plans for an underground Dart line in the area. Councillors passed an emerge [more...]

New Shops Open on Emmet Road
Friday 10th July, 2009

Two new shops have opened on Emmet road, a club shop for St. Patrick’s Athletic Football Club at the junction with Bulfin road and a Four Star Pizza Shop at the junction with the South Circular road. [more...]

Dart project likely to be delayed
Thursday 9th July, 2009

Bord Pleanala's decision to ask the Railway Procurement Agency to ask for further information on Metro North is likely to have major ramifications for Irish Rail's plans to bring the Dart underground  [more...]

Blue Cross in Inchicore
Friday 3rd July, 2009

At the new Irish Blue Cross clinic in Inchicore, pet owners arrive to collect their animals who were operated on earlier in day. The Inchicore unit is the first permanent clinic in the 64-year history [more...]

Memorial Park vandalised
Sunday 28th June, 2009

Vandals set fire to one of the pergolas in the Memorial Park over the weekend, badly damaging the overhead wooden rafters and much of the clematis and other plants. OPW staff could be seen removing [more...]

Good weather picnic in CIE Estate this Saturday
Wednesday 24th June, 2009

Calling all CIE Estate residents... To take advantage of the good weather, there will be a picnic on the green by St Patrick's Terrace/Abercorn this Saturday at 1 pm. Bring along your kids, fo [more...]

Fire in Inchicore
Thursday 18th June, 2009

DOZENS of houses were evacuated last night as firefighters battled a major blaze at a disused factory. The fire at the former Knorr soup and Lyons tea factory sent billows of thick black smoke acro [more...]

Irish Rail Consultation comes to Inchicore
Tuesday 16th June, 2009

Irish Rail are finally providing some details of their controversial plans to bring the Underground Dart project to Inchicore. The portal of the tunnel will be located in the CIE Works and the tun [more...]

Oblates school triumphs in PC competition
Thursday 11th June, 2009

Congratulatins to the Oblates national school which has been selected as winner of the Tesco computer room makeover competition. Pupils won the award against national competition after explaining  [more...]

Candidate's poster breached rules in Inchicore
Monday 8th June, 2009

A Fianna Fail candidate could face a jail term or hefty fine as one her posters breached election rules by being erected too close to a Dublin polling station. A poster for Catherine Ardagh, da [more...]

Gormley Gives Green Light to St Michael's Estate Houses
Sunday 7th June, 2009

MINISTER FOR the Environment John Gormley has approved funding for 32 new social units at St Michael’s Estate, Inchicore – more than one year after the collapse of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) [more...]

Local election news latest
Sunday 7th June, 2009

Veteran Labour councillor John Gallagher headed the poll in Dublin south-west inner city ward, which includes Inchicore. Gallagher secured 1,574 first preferences, not far off the quota of 1,654. H [more...]

Bad news on the playground front
Saturday 30th May, 2009

Dublin City Council says it is currently unable to access funding for the promised playground in Grattan Crescent near Inchicore Village. Earlier this year, the council committed itself to providin [more...]

Inchicore Dart proposal latest
Saturday 30th May, 2009

Members of Inchicore on Track, the group formed by CIE Estate residents (but including other affected interests) to represent the area in relation to the Dart internconnector proposal, is due to meet  [more...]

Conservation proposal for CIE Estate before Council
Wednesday 13th May, 2009

An emergency motion proposing that the CIE Estate in Inchicore be designated an Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) was not taken at last Monday's meeting of Dublin City Council. The motion, prop [more...]

CIE Residents come out against Dart proposal
Monday 27th April, 2009

More than 180 residents of the CIE Estate tonight attended a public meeting on the underground Dart proposal from Irish Rail. Speaker after speaker denounced the lack of consultation from Irish Ra [more...]

New Dart Line promised for Inchicore
Monday 6th April, 2009

Inchicore has missed out on the Luas - twice - but now Irish Rail is talking about bringing a new underground line to Inchicore. In a revision of its plans for an undeground line crossing the city  [more...]

Planning grants for apartment blocks in Old Kimainham
Wednesday 1st April, 2009

An Bord Pleanala has granted permission for two apartments blocks on the old Irish Cone and Wafer Factory site in Old Kilmainham. In doing so, the board overturned the recommendation of its own planni [more...]

Local election field fills out
Sunday 29th March, 2009

With less than three months to go to the local elections, the political parties have already started campaigning. Here in Inchicore, most of the parties have selected their candidates, though ther [more...]

New bridge: planning application lodged
Sunday 15th February, 2009

As revealed here a few weeks ago, Dublin City Council plans to put a new foot and cycle bridge across the Liffey in the park between Islandbridge and Chapelizod. The text of the planning application i [more...]

Local postmistress targeted in tiger kidnapping
Wednesday 11th February, 2009

Gardai are investigating a botched tiger kidnapping of the postmistress in Inchicore. The woman, in her 40s, was in her home in Palmerstown last week when three men wearing balaclavas burst into th [more...]

New Liffey bridge planned near Inchicore
Wednesday 4th February, 2009

I hear Dublin City Council plans to lodge a planning application soon for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the liffey adjacent to Donore Harriers. The bridge will be ideal for walkers and cyclis [more...]

IMMA closed again
Monday 26th January, 2009

The Irish Museum of Modern Art is closed for renovations from Monday 12 January to Monday 2 February 2009 inclusive. The museum says this is due to upgrading work being carried out on the building’s e [more...]

Community officer leaves local council office
Monday 26th January, 2009

We hear that Mary Noonan, Community Officer, is to leave Dublin City Council's Inchicore office to take up a similar position in Ballyfermot. Mary would be well known to all the local community and vo [more...]

St Pat's find quick replacement...
Wednesday 14th January, 2009

Jeff Kenna has taken the position vacated by Johnny McDonnell at St Patrrick’s Athletic, just a month after committing to Galway United for another season. His assistant at Terryland Park, Ian Foster, [more...]

St Pat's: Another one bites the dust...
Thursday 8th January, 2009

From today's Irish Times... St Patrick's Athletic have parted company with manager Johnny McDonnell. The decision was made because of the club's plan to go part-time in 2009, according to both part [more...]

Playground in Inchicore
Friday 2nd January, 2009

Dublin City Council has tentatively committed itself to providing a much-needed playground in Inchicore this year. Those of you who have followed this long saga will remember that local residents  [more...]

Dublin City Council Christmas Arrangements
Tuesday 16th December, 2008

Here are the council's arrangements for waste collection, tree recycling, etc, over Christmas The Christmas & New Year period is traditionally one of the busiest of the year for our Waste Managem [more...]

New walking and cycle route from Inchicore to Adamstown under construction
Wednesday 3rd December, 2008

WORK HAS begun on the construction of a footpath and cycleway on the Grand Canal to provide a pedestrian and bicycle link between Adamstown, near Lucan, in west Dublin and the city centre. Dublin C [more...]

Council makes new plans for St Michael's
Tuesday 2nd December, 2008

Dublin city council says it plans to spend €36 million on social and affordable housing at St Michael's Estate. This follows the collapse of plans for a PPP scheme with developer Bernard McNamara on t [more...]

Funds missing from community project
Thursday 27th November, 2008

From today's Irish Times: A DUBLIN-BASED community development project is to close after financial irregularities were discovered in its accounts. Gardaí have launched a criminal investigation a [more...]

Inchicore CDP closes
Wednesday 26th November, 2008

Inchicore Community Development Project issued the following statement today: "t is with much regret that I'm emailing you to inform you of the very imminent closure of Inchicore CDP. Due to fundin [more...]

Councillors vote to axe South Central projects
Tuesday 25th November, 2008

Ten major projects to improve facilities in Dublin South Central have been axed or put on the long finger after Dublin city councilors voted to approve next year's budget at their meeting on Monday ni [more...]

Council axe falls disproportionately on Inchicore
Saturday 22nd November, 2008

A striking proportion of the cutbacks announced by Dublin City Council in response to the economic slowdown affect the South Central area, of which Inchicore is part. The council says it is cutting  [more...]

Dashing Inchicoreans strike gold
Friday 14th November, 2008

Last Wednesday's VEC Sports and Cultural Council Cross Country finals in the Phoenix Park brought out some fine efforts from athletes from Inchicore. Congratulations go to John Travers, who won the se [more...]

Playground mooted for Inchicore?
Wednesday 5th November, 2008

Dublin city council has indicated it may erect a "temporary" playground for young children in the area pending the redevelopment of the park in Grattan Crescent. Local people have been pushing for s [more...]

Changing of the guard at St Pat's?
Tuesday 28th October, 2008

Manager John McDonnell and St Pat's could be about to part company following the club's 3-1 roasting by Bohemians last week, according to informed speculation. Irish Times soccer journalist Emmet Ma [more...]

Inchicore's oldest native - 133 years old and still going!
Thursday 23rd October, 2008

A veteran of the steam age returned triumphantly to service at the Downpatrick and Co Down Railway at the weekend after a £23,000 overhaul. Steam engine No. 90 was officially launched at a ceremony [more...]

Grand Canal closure at Inchicore
Sunday 19th October, 2008

If you're planning to take a boat up the Grand Canal between next month, November, and St Patrick's Day - fuggedaboutit! Waterways Ireland says the canal will be closed between 3rd Lock in Inchicore t [more...]

St Pat's win handsomely
Sunday 19th October, 2008

Ryan Guy grabbed a hat-trick for Saint Patrick’s Athletic as the Inchicore outfit claimed local bragging rights over Dublin rivals Shamrock Rovers with a 3-1 win in the eircom League Premier Division  [more...]

Bicycle lane in Kilmainham
Saturday 18th October, 2008

Cyclists will be glad to hear the missing part of the bike lane outside the Hilton Hotel in Kilmainham has been reinstated after representations from local residents. About 100 yards of the two-wa [more...]

Inchicore and the Luas
Saturday 18th October, 2008

The proposed Luas line linking Lucan and the city centre will not come through Inchicore village, it has emerged. Inchicore lay on one of the two options for the new line which were being examined b [more...]