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Free Fitness Boot Camp | Clontarf Rugby Club!

Clontarf Men's & Women's Rugby are hosting a free boot camp to lead them into their pre-season training and are looking for as many new recruits as possible!

They have 6 senior adult Men’s teams, 2 u20’s sides, 1 over 35’s side and 1 Women’s side, so, all levels of ability and experience can be catered for. 

Starting Monday 16th July, boot camps run on Mondays & Wednesday from 7 pm - 8.30 pm. 

For more info e-mail

Clontarf FC Seniors Looking for New Players

Clontarf Football Club Seniors Soccer are looking for new players for the 2018/2019 season. 

The club plays in St Anne's park and has 4 Senior teams playing in the AUL League. Anyone interested in joining should contact John Banahan on 087 7453070. 

For more information see


Seawall Works

Mt Prospect Ave to Causeway Road

Update from Clontarf Residents’ Association

The contractors will be returning to site tomorrow, Wednesday 20th June, to complete the seawall works on the coast road from Mt Prospect Avenue to Causeway Road. The works are expected to take up to eight weeks. During this time the sea side footpath will be closed and the cycle track will be reduced by half. This is to facilitate the setting…


Yesterday, June 14th, Judge Barniville granted us leave to take a Judicial Review of the An Bord Pleanála decision to grant permission for a large-scale residential development on the playing fields to the rear of St Paul’s College, Raheny.

The two other parties who are also seeking a Judicial Review of this decision – Mr Peter Sweetman and Louth Environmental Group – were also granted leave.  

All of the grounds upon which the Judicial Reviews have been brought, which include issues related to the Environment, Zoning, Appropriate Assessment,…

Scoil Ui Chonaill | Summer Camps July & Aug 2018

Scoil Ui Chonaill Summer Camps will return for 2018 taking place in July & August.

The Club Cúl Camp, for children aged 6 - 12 years, takes place from Monday 16th - Friday 20th July from 9.30 am - 2 pm each day. The price is €60 for 1st child, €50 for 2nd and €40 for 3rd. A free Cúl Camp kit is also included. 

The 3 Day Advanced Camp for 12 - 16 year olds takes place from Tuesday 24th July - Thursday 26th July from 10 am - 1.30 pm. The cost is €30 for 1st child, €25 for 2nd…

Clontarf GAA Campai Samhraidh/Summer Camps 2018

Cluain Tarbh's popular GAA Summer Camps return this August with a new home at the DCC Astro on Alfie Byrne Road. The MSL Club Campa runs August 7-10th from 10.30am-2.30am each day. There are a limited number of spaces available for this camp and can be booked via our website;

The Cúl Camp runs August 20-24th but due to demand has sold out so don't delay to book your place on the Club Campa.

Everyone that attends has lots of fun and is a great way to learn new skills in football, hurling & camogie.

Dublin Kite Festival 2018 | Sun June 10th!

Dublin City Council is delighted to announce the Dublin Kite Festival will return to Dollymount Beach for 2018. Taking place this Sunday 10th June from 11 am - 5 pm, The Dublin Kite Festival. 

With free entertainment all day long, it’s the perfect way to spend a summer Sunday with family and friends. Don’t worry if you’ve never flown a kite - or if you can’t remember the last time you did - because there will be plenty of kiting experts on hand to get you off the ground! With lively music, exciting games, kite making workshops, a kite flying competition…

Vernon Avenue is getting a bit of a makeover. There will be some disruption to local traffic over the coming three nights as the road is being resurfaced.   Local residents have been asked to not park in the road. If you are visiting the area for food or the theatre, please use the car park on the promenade or surrounding streets.   There will be a stop/go system in place between the hours of 19.30 and 6.00am. Local businesses will operate business as usual during that time.

Re: St. Paul’s Playing Fields in St Anne’s

Further to our post early this week, which can be viewed here, we would like to advise that the Judicial Review application came up for mention before Judge Barniville yesterday.  The case has been adjourned again until Thursday next when there will be a hearing on a technical matter of determining whether the case will be dealt with in the 'strategic infrastructure list’ under Judge Barniville or whether it will go into the regular 'judicial review list'.  We will provide a further update at that stage.


Joint Statement CRA & I Love St Annes | St Paul's Playing Fields

Joint Statement from Clontarf Residents’ Association and I Love St Anne’s Group

Re: St. Paul’s Playing Fields in St Anne’s

In early April there were two public meetings held to discuss the community response to the An Bord Pleanála decision to grant permission for a large-scale residential development on the playing pitches to the rear of St Paul’s College, Raheny.  

We were truly shocked and disappointed by that decision especially…

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