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September
Interested in Volunteering? Rotary are Started a New Club in Clontarf!

Rotary is starting a new club in Clontarf. An information evening will be held at Clontarf Rugby Club on Wednesday 27th September, for anyone who might be interested in volunteering. 

The event takes place from 7 pm until 8.30pm.

"Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad" - See www.rotary.org for more information on what Rotary does. 

 

 
21
September
See Dublin V Mayo This Sunday @ Peil Na mBan Final!

This Sunday, 24th September, Áth Cliath and Maigh Eo meet again, this time in the TG4 Peil na mBan/Ladies Football Final. Cluain Tarbh is bringing a massive crowd of 450 supporters into Croke Park to cheer on The Dubs.

In particular, Chluain Tarbh is cheering on Sarah McCaffrey who is a member of the Dublin team and club member Mick Bohan who is the Dubs Bainisteoir. 

Throw in in Croker is 4 pm

If anyone is interested in joining the group they can contact any Ladies mentor in the club or get in touch with us on Twitter/Facebook and we'll pass on the details. This is a great opportunity for younger GAA players to get to attend a great occasion.

Everyone is welcome back to Áras Chluain Tarbh after the game where they hope to be celebrating a Dubs Double!

 
18
Sep
Safer Communities Campaign - Advice from Gardai

An Garda Síochána are running a "Supporting Safer Communities Campaign" from tomorrow September 19th until Monday 25th. 

As we approach the Winter months, and the evenings grow darker, it's essential that we all follow the 'lock up and light up' procedure in order to lower the risk of your home being broken into, or property being stolen. 

An Garda Síochána, are also encouraging people to mark their property to discourage theft and aid in the recovery of property should it get stolen. If you have a bike, please also consider marking…

15
Sep
Lion's Club Fundraiser for Local Man Gordon McKay

The Clontarf & District Lion's Club will host a fundraising Quiz Night in Aid of the Gordon McKay Trust. 

This event will take place on Thursday 28th September at 8 pm and Clontarf Lawn Tennis Club, Oultan Road, Clontarf. 

Places are €10 per person and there are 4 people allowed on a team. 

We've posted about local man Gordon before and an online fundraiser to help get him back on his feet. However, for anyone who isn't familiar with Gordon's story, we've added more information below

Gordon is 41 and has an…

14
Sep
Bull Island Action Group September Beach Clean Up

Below are details of The Bull Island Action Group Beach Clean Up for September 2017, taking place this Saturday 16th.

Time: Work starts at 11:00 a.m, so please try to arrive 15 minutes early.

Place: The group meets at the entrance to Dollymount Strand, just past Royal Dublin Golf Club.

Google map: Click  https://goo.gl/maps/DdgSt9PJowD2 for location.

By Bus: Take the Route 130 bus from Lower Abbey Street. 

Bus Stop: Get off at the Wooden Bridge - ask the bus driver - and then walk for five minutes onto the island.

Duration: Two hours.

14
Sep
St Anne's: the Story of a Guinness Estate

To celebrate Culture Night 2017, Manresa House will host a talk by Joan Sharkey entitled, St Anne’s: the Story of a Guinness Estate

The land currently occupied by Manresa and St Anne’s Park was, at one time, known as Baymount House and the Guinness Estate. On Friday 22nd September, as part of Culture Night, Manresa House will host a talk by Joan Sharkey of the Raheny Heritage Society, describing the origins and development of what is now Dublin’s second largest public park.

The talk kicks off at 7.30 pm and no booking is required. For more information…

13
Sep
Mamma Mia! Scoil Ui Chonaill ABBA Tribute Night!

Mamma Mia! Scoil Uí Chonaill will host a fantastic ABBA tribute night on Saturday 30th September!

Get your flares out and your Dancing Queen boots on and head along to the Scoil Clubhouse to dance the night away to the music of ABBA. 

Tickets to this event are just €10, with doors set to open at 9 pm. 

Make sure to follow Scoil on Facebook to keep up to date with this fantastic local club. 

12
Sep
Are You LinkedIn with Clontarf GAA?

Clontarf GAA Club has recently launched a LinkedIn company page where they hope to further engage with and promote our sponsors, which include many well-known businesses in Clontarf. They also plan to use it to promote the opportunities to support the club.

If you are on LinkedIn why not follow the club on LinkedIn here?

Any businesses in the area who are interested in joining #TeamCluainTarbh can contact the sponsorship co-ordinator at sponsorship@clontarfgaa.com.

As well as LinkedIn the club is active on Facebook and Twitter (@ClontarfGAAClub) and Instagram…

07
Sep
Clontarf Autumn Fair 2017!

The Clontarf Autumn fair is back for 2017!

Taking place in St. John the Baptist Church & Parish, Seafield Road West, on Sunday 24th of September from 2 pm - 6 pm. 

This year's fair promises to be the best yet and will see their biggest ever book stall. there will also be a BBQ and Coffee shop with cakes to keep your fuel while you browse everything on offer. 

As usual, there will be plenty of things to choose from; books, curios, toys, clothes - you name it!

There will also be a bouncy castle and carnival games for the kiddos including the notorious…

07
Sep
All Ireland Final Golden Tickets @ Clontarf GAA!!

All Ireland Final Golden Tickets @ Clontarf GAA!!

Clontarf GAA club have 2 x pairs of coveted tickets to the All-Ireland Final where the Dubs will take on Mayo on September 17th, 2017! Read below for details on how you can be in it to win it! 

Excitement is mounting as The Dubs will take on Maigh Eo in the All-Ireland Football Final on September 17th in Croke Park. Demand for tickets like last year is very high.

Clontarf will hopefully be represented on the páirc on the day as Jack McCaffrey, footballer of the year in 2015…

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