Sunday, 30 March 2014

Spring Clean up day - Saturday 5 April

As part of the Terenure2030 initiative, the Clean Up & Green Up Terenure team are happy to announce a spring clean up in Terenure village on 

Saturday 5th April between 10am and 3pm.

We will be donning our gloves and bibs to clean up the village on the day. We also plan to overhaul the garden at Evergreen Hall to provide a colourful summer garden for our local Evergreen Club members.

If you are interested in digging, weeding, sweeping, scrubbing or picking up litter on behalf of your community please ear mark this day in your diary and donate a few hours between 10am and 3pm for this great community event. We would appreciate any time you can provide on the day.

Meeting Point: Car Park on Terenure Road North at 10am.  Bring along your gloves and your enthusiasm.

For more information on this and other events please visit our Facebook page (Clean Up Green Up Terenure) or email us at

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Guided walk of Terenure Saturday 29 March

Let's Walk and Talk is a community initiative by Dublin City Council comprising weekly walks in various parts of the city, themed historical walking tours and other special events. All tours are led by acclaimed historian, Pat Liddy who makes history come alive as you explore hidden parts of the city.

Terenure to Templeogue Road - And all because of a river

Saturday, 29th March at 12 noon.

Meet outside the Bank of Ireland, 1 Rathfarnham Road, Terenure Crossroads, Dublin 6W

The Dodder has played a pivotal role in the origin of various villages in South Dublin. This walk will take in Terenure Village before meandering through Bushy Park and exploring, among other things, the role of the Dodder River in the area's history.

The tour will last about 90 minutes and is FREE - no advance booking necessary.

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

REMINDER - Talk on Ageing and Caring: A Guide for Later Life, this Thursday at 7.30

Professor Des O'Neill (Consultant Geriatrician at Tallaght Hospital and Irish Times columnist) will be giving a talk on Ageing and Caring, A Guide for Later Life on

Thursday 27 March at 7.30

St. Joseph's Parish Hall
(access via Terenure Road East or Beechlawn Way)
Admission is free, refreshments will be served. Copies of Professor O'Neill's book will be available to purchase on the evening.

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Terenure Residents' Association AGM 2014

Terenure Residents' Association's
annual general meeting
will take place on
Thursday 10th April 2014
at 8.00pm
in St Joseph's Parish Hall
(access via Terenure Road East or Beechlawn Way)

All residents in our area are welcome to attend. 
Public representatives and local Gardai have been invited. 

If you are interested in representing your area and/or your street, please consider joining the committee. 

Contact Jim Dowling (Chairman) at 01-4905019 or 

Dodder Clean Up, 2014

Get your boots on! This year's Dodder clean up takes place on Saturday 12th April. It begins at 10am at Ballsbridge, and moves on to Donnybrook, Milltown, Rathfarnham, Templeogue, Firhouse and Tallaght.
Check it out on Facebook

Sale of Work (Sisters of St Peter Claver)

The Sisters of St Peter Claver will be holding a sale of work at St Joseph's Parish Hall, Terenure on Sunday 30th March from 10.30am to 3pm. 

Friday, 21 March 2014

Terenure Library Newsletter

If you were not already aware, Terenure Library publish a monthly email newsletter which also appears on our website here
If you would like to receive the email version, contact the library at

In April there is a display of "Nordic crime" books by scandinavian writers, the IMPAC award long list of books, and a Hans Christian Anderson display in the junior library.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Terenure in old Photographs

A new book showing old photographs of Terenure has recently been published in the "Ireland in Old Photographs" series. Written by Joe Curtis, it is a paperback of 128 pages, price €16.99. Now available from local bookshops, including the Village Bookshop on Terenure Road North.

Sunday, 2 March 2014


The closing date for the on-line photographic competition is fast approaching. Go on! Get your cameras out, snap away and upload!

For further details click here.

The closing date is 31st March 2014. 

TRA Social Evening on Thursday 27th March 2014

on Thursday 27th March 2014.

Professor Des O’Neill
Consultant Geriatrician at Tallaght Hospital
will give a presentation on his book
Ageing and Caring: A Guide for Later Life

Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue: St Joseph’s Parish Hall
(access via Terenure Road East or Beechlawn Way)

Admission is free. 
Refreshments will be served.
Professor O'Neill's book will be available to purchase.