Saturday, 28 March 2015

Dublin City Council Decision on Lidl Application

Dublin City Council has published its decision on Lidl's application (Ref No 3963/14). The decision was made on 23rd February 2015. Permission was granted to retain the extended opening hours and to alter the requirement for public use of the car park, but four conditions were attached, including the following: 

(Condition 3) 
The hours of operation shall be between 08:00 to 22:00hrs Monday to Saturday and 09:00 to 19:00hrs Sundays and Bank Holidays, unless authorised by a prior grant of planning permission. 
Reason: To protect the residential amenities of the area. 

(Condition 4) 
The car parking shall be regulated as follows: 
(a) The 3 no. car parking spaces to the west of the site along Rathfarnham Road shall be used as pay and display spaces managed by the local authority, 
(b) The 15 no. surface car parking spaces located on site alongside Beechlawn Way shall be available to the public and to customers. 
(c) The 60 no. undercroft car parking spaces shall be available for customers of the supermarket only. Prior to the commencement of development, the applicant shall submit to, and agree in writing with, the planning authority details of the proposed management of the car parking associated with the supermarket. 
Reason: In the interest of orderly development and prevention of commuter parking.

Dodder Action Day, 2015

Dodder Day 2015 will soon be upon us. It is a fantastic event where many groups and communities along the river come out, meet each other and do something wonderful for their local environment.
If individuals, groups or business out there would like to help in anyway towards ‪#‎dodderday‬ on Saturday 18th April. 
For more information find Dodder Action on Facebook, the Dodder Action website and Twitter

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Terenure Village Market - back this Saturday in Bushy Park!

The Terenure Village Market is delighted to announce that it will officially open on Saturday 28 March at its new venue in Bushy Park (Templeogue Road end).

Back by popular demand, the market will run every Saturday from 11am - 4pm, operating 40 stalls made up of hot food, artisan produce and craft.

Line up for Saturday 28 March:
12 - 3pm Easter Bunny
12 - 3pm Face Painter
1 - 2pm Knocklyon Concert Band
2 - 4pm Magic Show

Limited additional parking will be available in the stonemason's yard (entrance in Rathdown Avenue), but PLEASE, parking in the area is limited so if you can, please walk or use public transport (the 15, 65, 65B and 49 services all stop along Templeogue Road).

More information available at

Monday, 16 March 2015

Bach to Beyonce - Drop In and Dance Classes for those over 50

Building on the huge success of their monthly Tea Dances, the Evergreen Centre on Terenure Road North (beside the car park, rear of health clinic) are holding a series of drop-in dance classes for all sorts of music types - literally from Bach to Beyonce! Practice easy and relaxing exercises and create new dance sequences to keep you fit, flexible and active. Work with professional choreographers - come on your own or with a partner or friend, no experience necessary - all those over 50 welcome!

And if you're only 49, well I'm sure you can still get in!

Every Tuesday (from 31 March) for 8 weeks, 11am - 12.15pm.

€3 per class, no booking or registration needed - just turn up!

For further information, contact, or 01-878 0558, or see 

Monday, 2 March 2015

Sale of Work, St Joseph's Parish Hall, Sunday 8 March

Please help to take Special Needs Children to Lourdes at Easter by supporting the Sale of Work at St. Joseph's Parish Hall this coming Sunday 8 March from 10am.

(Access via Beechlawn Way/Rathfarnham Road).

All donations gratefully accepted. Please drop any donations big or small to:

Bernadette Anderson, 21 Templeville Road.