(Finglas, Ballymun & Cabra) May 2018 - IDRA - Iona District

(Finglas, Ballymun & Cabra) May 2018 - IDRA - Iona District

1 | P a g e Out & About Community Events North West Area (Finglas, Ballymun & Cabra) May 2018 Finglas Events P. 2 – 6 Cabra P. 7 – 9 Ballymun P. 9 – 16 Library Events P. 16 – 21 Sports Activities P. 22 – 23 NWA information / Meetings P. 24

2 | P a g e Community Officers: Cabra: Niall Byrnes 086 8150341, Marian Finglas 086 8150919, Paul Fitzpatrick 086 8150927 Finglas: Larry Dooley 086 8150358, Tony Hynes 086 8150314, Niamh Reilly 086 3880982, Caroline Dillon 087 2915239 Email: finglascommunity@dublincity.ie Ballymun: Ciaran Mahony 087 8150799, Fergal Scally 087 1181885, Miriam Downey 087 6562911, Laura McGuinness 087 9129425 Twitter@eventsDCC Day Dates Time Event Finglas Venues Thursday 10th May Doors open 7.30pm Starts 8pm Finglas Concert & Marching Band in Concert Special Appearance of the Army Number 1 Band Admission E10.00 Tickets in advance on sale in the Church or Carmine’s under the footbridge Saint Canice’s Church, Finglas Village Monday & Friday Weekly 8pm-9pm Erin’s Isle Mothers and Others.

Gaelic Football for ladies 18 years and over. Learn and play ladies Gaelic football in a fun and sociable environment. No previous experience or level of fitness needed. ei.gaelicformothersandothers@gmail.com Call by the club on Farnham Drive, Finglas.

Monday / Thursday Weekly 1.30 – 4.30pm Finglas West Active Retirement New Members Welcome to Drop in!! St. Canices Parochial Hall, Glebe View, Opposite the Village Inn Pub. Monday Every Week 9.30am – 11.00am Creative Writing Group New members welcome! Parents Room, St. Michaels Girls School, Wellmount Road, Finglas, D11 Contact: Colm Ph: 8341767 Tuesday Every Week 11am – 1pm Yoga With Helen Sherlock Free Service St. Michaels Girls School, Wellmount Road, Finglas, D11 Contact: Sandra from FSN Ph: 0879730003

3 | P a g e Wednesday Every Week 10.30am – 11.30am Zumba With Orla Free Service St.

Michaels Girls School, Wellmount Road, Finglas, D11 Contact: Sandra from FSN Ph: 0870730003 Thursday Weekly 10am- 11.30am Bay Stay and Play Free Parent/Carer and Baby Group. A place for newborn stage to Learning to walk baby. Warm and welcoming environment, facilitated group with helpful tips, Monthly talks by visiting Professionals on topics, i.e. Sleep, Weaning, Development etc. Just Drop In! Contact: Bridget Johnson, Ph: 8642433, 0864613570 Barnardos St. Josephs GNS, Barry Road, Finglas West, D11. Friday Once a month 7.30pm – 9.30pm The Meeting Place Club For teens under the autism spectrum for ages 12+ We aim to help develop our member’s Self Esteem, Social Skills and Quality of Life.

To achieve this we offer a wide range of activities Erin’s Isle GAA Club, Farnham Road, Finglas, Dublin 11 Contact Sandra for further information ph: 087 9730003 Is your Group a member of Dublin City PPN? The benefits to groups who join PPN include:  Opportunities to influence decision making.  Access to information on  funding opportunities, To Register your group complete the online form at https://dublincityppn.ie/registration- form/ or Contact Nina Farrell, Dublin City PPN Coordinator, Ph: 2223851

4 | P a g e  public consultations and policy Development.

 Opportunities to network with other groups.  Free Training.  Community representation and organised engagement with Dublin City Council. Play all year round Erin’s Isle Pitch and Putt (New Members Welcome) Special rates for Juvenile’s / Students/OAPs Erin’s Isle, Farnham Drive, Finglas, Dublin 11. Contact Des Ph: 087 9541210 Saturday Every Week Rainbow Junior Arch Club The Rainbow Junior Arch Club is a Saturday social club for children with special needs and their families from all over Dublin!

Scoil Chiarain, Glasnevin, Dublin 11 Contact: Lisa Ph: 0876342348 Email: rainbowjuniorarchclub@gmail.com Various Times Comhaltas Craobh Fionnghlaise We offer affordable music lessons to children and adults! New Members Welcome St. Malachy’s School, St. Helenas Road, Finglas, Dublin 11. Contact Mick for more information: Ph: 0872988452 Wednesday & Friday Every Week 7.30 – 9.15pm St. Canices Indoor Bowls Club. New Members Welcome Contact Eileen: 0861608940 St. Canices Church of Ireland Hall Glebe View/Church Street (Across from the Village Inn Pub) Finglas, Dublin 11.

5 | P a g e Tuesday Last Tuesday of every month 7.30pm – 9pm Finglas Historical Society (Adult) New Members Welcome Brookville Court Senior Citizen Communal – North Road, Finglas Tuesday Every Week 10.15am – 12pm St.

Helena’s Walking Club Community walking group – all ages. New Members Welcome Meeting point at St. Helena’s House, St. Helena’s Road Finglas South. Wednesday Every Week 2pm Finglas Men’s Sheds (Adult Men) Working towards a future where all men have the Opportunity to improve and maintain their Health and Wellbeing by participating in a community Men’s Shed. New Members Welcome Abigail Centre, Kildonan Road, Finglas West, Finglas.

Abigail Centre, Kildonan Road, Finglas West, Finglas. Saturday Every Week 3pm – 5pm Finglas Crochet Group (Adult) Drop in – New Members Welcome Costa Coffee, Clearwater Shopping Centre, Finglas, Dublin 11. Thursday 1st Thursday of every month 2.45pm- 5pm Afternoon Tea Dance WFTRA Hall, Mellowes Road, Finglas West, Dublin 11. Wednesday 3rd Wednesday of every month 2pm – 4pm Ballygall Active Retirement Group Ballygall Community Centre, Finglas East, Dublin 11. Monday and Thursday Every Week 2pm – 4pm Tolka Rovers Bowls Club Tolka Rovers, Griffith Avenue Contact: Joyce, Ph:085 8151822 Monday Every week 8pm – 10pm Ballygall Art Studio Fr.

Moloney Hall, Drapier Road, Finglas East, Dublin 11.

Thursday Every week 8pm – 10pm Ballygall Ladies Club Fr. Moloney Hall, Drapier Road, Finglas East, Dublin 11. Wednesday Every week 8pm-10pm Collins Ladies Group St. Canices Boys School, Glasannaon Road, Dublin 11. Wednesday Every week 8pm Finglas Drama and Variety Group St. Malachy’s School, St. Helenas Road, Dublin 11

6 | P a g e Tuesday Every week 6.30pm Finglas Tidy Towns – (Volunteers needed) Working on the enhancement of Finglas Village Contact: Philomena Murray Ph:0872922852 Tuesday Every week 12pm- 1.30pm Forever Young Chorus Brookville Court Senior Citizen Communal Room – North Road, Finglas Thursday Every week 8.45pm Pipers Chair Traditional Irish Music Club The Village Inn, Church Street, Finglas Village.

Contact: Gerry 0872051189 Thursday Every two weeks 8pm Pleasure Painters New Members Welcome Brookville Court Senior Citizen Communal Room – North Road, Finglas Wednesday Every week 8.30pm Rivermount Ladies Club St. Helena’s House, St. Helena’s Road, Finglas South Tuesday 2nd Tuesday each month 8pm Tolka Trout Anglers St. Helena’s House, St. Helena’s Road, Finglas South Wednesday Every week 7pm- 8.30pm 76/122nd Finglas West Scout Group Cubs Boys and girls age 9-12 years (Volunteers needed) 76/122nd Finglas West Scout Group Scouts Den, Wellmount Road/Cardiffsbridge Road Finglas West, Dublin 11 Contact: Suzie O’Reilly 089 2555570 finglaswestscouts@gmail.com Tuesday Every week 7pm- 8.15pm 76/122nd Finglas West Scout Group.

Beavers Boys and girls age 6-9 years (Volunteers needed) 76/122nd Finglas West Scout Group Scouts Den, Wellmount Road/Cardiffsbridge Road Finglas West, Dublin 11 Contact: Suzie O’Reilly 089 2555570 finglaswestscouts@gmail.com Saturday Every Week 9.30am- 10.30am Get Dublin Walking 4 week walking programme. Open to all ages. 5k route around Tolka Valley Park. Free Tolka Valley Park (Meeting point is the new dressing rooms at the junction of Tolka Valley Road and St. Helena’s Road Monday Every Week 1-2pm Get Finglas Walking New weekly lunchtime walking group. Open to DCC staff and public. 5k walk around Mellowes Park.

Free Mellowes Park, Finglas (at the new outdoor fitness equipment behind the leisure centre)

7 | P a g e Day Dates Time Event Cabra Venues Saturday Second Saturday of each Month 7am to 11am Royal Canal Amenity Group Volunteers Group – endeavours to remove refuse from Canal Towpath from Drumcondra as fat as Ashtown Gross Guns Bridge Saturday Every Week 10am – 11am Zumba Classes E8 per class – pay as you go Christ The King School Hall Contact Beatrice: 0861039731 Monday Every week 10.30am – 12pm 2.15pm – 4pm Creative Writing Bingo Christ The King Day Centre Tuesday Every week 10.30am – 12pm 2.15pm – 4pm Knitting & Crochet Christ The King Day Centre Wednesday Every week 10.30 – 12pm 2.15pm – 4pm 8pm – 9.30pm Sit-Fit Senior Citizen’s Club Bingo Pearl Drops Ladies Club Under 65’s Christ The King Day Centre Thursday Every week 10.30 – 12pm 2.15pm – 4pm Art Golden Girls Ladies Club Over 65’s Christ The King Day Centre Tuesday Every Week 11am – 1pm Cabra Men’s Shed (All Welcome) Cabra Parkside Community and Sports Complex Monday Every Week 12.30pm – 2.30pm 7pm – 10pm Art Classes Pool Team Convent View Complex (Community Room) Tel: Ethel Brennan 087-9134800 Pat O’Reilly Tel: 018384198 Tuesday Tuesday Every Week Every Week 8pm – 10pm 2pm – 4pm Ladies Club Sketchers Class (Art) Convent View Complex Teresa Downey DCC Tel: 086-8150280 Wednesday Every Week 7pm – 10pm Pool Team Convent View Complex Tel: Pat O’Reilly: 018384198 Thursday Every Week 2.30pm – 3.30pm Yoga Class Convent View Complex Tel: Ethel Brennan 087-9134800 Friday Every Week 7pm – 10pm Pool Team Convent View Complex Pat O’Reilly Tel:018384198 Friday Last Friday of the Month (Open Day) 11am – 1pm History & Folklore Group Cabra Parkside Community and Sports Complex Monday Every Week 11am Walk & Talk Along Canal, Phoenix Park and Some times further afield.

Meet at Halfway House Navan Road, Just Turn Up!

8 | P a g e Friday Every Week 10.30am – 12pm Royal Canal Park - Parent & Toddler Group ‘Bake Off’ for International Women’s Day. Proceeds to a Local Women’s Aid Charity Royal Canal Park Community Room Thursday Every Week 3pm – 5pm Indoor Bowling All Welcome Cabra Parkside Community and Sports Complex Mondays & Thursdays Every Week 6pm – 7pm Scoil Rince Rhythm Irish Dancing School Boys & Girls Aged 3+ Cabra Parkside Community and Sports Complex Contact: Lorraine Deegan Tel: 0860614266 Wednesdays Every Week Two Classes one starting at 9am one starting at 11am Art Groups Saint Finbarrs Court Senior Citizens Community Room Thursdays Every Week Two Classes One starting at 9am One starting at 11am Art Groups Saint Finbarrs Court Senior Citizens Community Room Monday Every Week 7 pm-9pm Knitting Now moved to Sancta Maria Day Care Centre Tuesday Every Week 7pm-8pm AA Joan McCormack Saint Finbarrs Court Senior Citizens Community Room Wednesday Every Week 5.30pm-7pm Computers for Seniors Liam O’Neill Saint Finbarrs Court Senior Citizens Community Room Friday Every Week 2pm-2.30pm Citizen Advice Liam O’Neill Saint Finbarrs Court Senior Citizens Community Room Friday Every Week 8pm – 1030pm Bingo Now moved to Sancta Maria Day Care Centre Saturday Every Week 9am-11am Computers for Seniors Liam O’Neill Saint Finbarrs Court Senior Citizens Community Room First Saturday each month Every Month 2.30pm-4pm Fatima Group Mary Malone Saint Finbarrs Court Senior Citizens Community Room

9 | P a g e Day Dates Time Event BallymunVenues Tuesday & Wednesday Tuesday & Wednesday Friday Friday Thursday & Friday Sunday Friday & Saturday Sunday Thursday Saturday Thursday 8th & 9th May 1st & 2nd May 4th May 4th May 10th & 11th May 13th May 18th & 19th May 20th May 24th May 26th May 31st May 7.30pm 10am & 11.30am 8pm 8pm 1pm 3pm & 8pm 12pm 8pm 6.30pm 8pm Ballymun Running Festival: Ballymun 100 miler : 8th at 12pm Ballymun Marathon: 8th at 6pm Ballymun Half Marathon 8th at 7pm Ballymun 10K 8th at 7pm Ballymun 5K 8th at 6pm Mun Fun Run 8th at 11am AXIS SHOWS: Darknet – Price E10/E8 Groups E5 Star Chasers Price E7/E5 The Classic Beatles Price E20/E18 Maz & Bricks Price E16/E14 The O’Regan School Of Ballet (Dance Recital) Price E12 (Child E10) Body Of Work Price E10/E8 Tom Thumb Price E10/E8 Take Off Your Cornflakes Price E15/E12 One Night Price E15 My Son My Son Price E12/E10 All races non competitive and on a looped tract at: Trinity Comprehensive School Grounds.

Contact: Paddy O’Reilly to register at: 086 1743836 Axis Theatre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9 Contact Axis Reception : Tel 01 8832100 Axis Theatre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9 Contact Axis Reception : Tel 01 8832100

10 | P a g e Monday & Wednesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday & Friday Wednesday Thursday Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week 5pm 2.30pm 3.30pm – 4.45pm & 5pm- 6.15pm 3.30pm – 4.45pm & 5pm- 6.15pm 6.30pm 10.30am 2.30pm- & 3.30pm 2.30pm 8pm-9pm Irish Dancing (4yrs +) Pay per class (Beldance Academy Tel: 087 2701844) Guitar & Drums E16 per class (6yrs+) Art E7 per class Contact: Pat McGrath Tel: 087 8247266 Drama E7 per class Contact:(Airfic Ni Ruairc Tel: 085 1606012 Dance Group for Women from 18+ (Threads Dance Group) E3 per class Active Living Walking Group The group walk to a different Parks each week (Poppintree Park, Albert College Park, or Santry Woods).

Tea/Coffee after in Axis Centre Aerobics & Line Dancing Over 50’s E3 per class Singing E18 per class Contact: Susan Tomelty Tel: 086 3840458 Pilates E8 per class Contact: Theresa McGuinn Tel: 086 1780625 Axis Theatre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9 Contact Axis Reception : Tel 01 8832100 Axis Theatre, Ballymun Tel: 01 8832100

11 | P a g e Thursday Thursday Friday Friday Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week 3.45-6pm 2pm 6.30pm-8pm 11am-12.30pm Ballet E7 per class Contact: Ciara O’ Regan Tel: 087 6692673 Piano, Flute & Recorder E18 per class. Contact: Helen Redwood Tel: 085 7283823 Club óige Feachtas Baile Munna – (11-15yrs) E2 Contact: Loretta Tel: 087 9046163 Line Dancing E3 per class with Active Living Monday Monday Monday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Third Wednesday of Every Month Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week 10.30am- 11.30am 2.30-4.30pm 7-9pm 10am-11.30pm 11-1pm 2-4pm 2-4pm 10.30-12pm 10.30 – 1pm 2.30-4.30pm 12.30-1.30pm Yoga Homework Club Mindfulness Parent & Toddler Group Traditional Crafts Group Art Classes Leadership/Personal Development Looking After You – Wellbeing & Stress Management Coultry Craft Club – Womens Group Homework Club Ballymun Men’s Shed Contact: Frank Scalzo Tel: 087 2624152 or Ciaran Mahony 086 8150799 Ballymun Child & Family Centre, Shangan Green, Ballymun, Dublin 9 Ballymun Child & Family Centre, Shangan Green, Ballymun, Dublin 9.

Ballymun Child & Family Centre, Shangan Green, Ballymun, Dublin 9

12 | P a g e Thursday Thursday Friday Saturday Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week 10am-12pm 2-4pm 10am-12pm 11am-1pm Healthy Eating on a budget Art Classes for Improvers Bereavement Support Group Ballymun Coderdojo Thursday Every Week 3pm to 4pm U3A ‘Walk in the Park’ Tea/Coffee in DCU College after. Contact: Peter Brannigan Tel: 087 2924001 pietrobrannigan@yahoo.co.uk Meet in Ballymun Library on Mondays from 2pm to 4pm 14th & 28th May Albert College Park Tuesday Tuesday Monday Monday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Friday Commenced 13th Feb for 12 weeks Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week 10-3pm 7pm-9pm 3pm-4.30pm 2.30-4.30pm 10.30am- 12.30pm 10am-12noon 9.30am - 12.30pm 10am-12noon 11am Sharp Community Organisation Management (QQI level 6) Ladies Club E2 per evening Crochet Class E2 per class (beginners & advanced welcome) Jewellery Making English Conversation Class Free Knitting Class E2 per class Ballymun All Sorts Parents Group Contact Joanne Bonnell 0852093525 Ladies Craft & Chat E2 per class Bingo E6 + E1 Jackpot Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre Contact: Val Keating / Lynda Ward Tel: 01 5635253 Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre

13 | P a g e Thursday Thursday Tuesdays Tuesday Thursday Friday Wednesday Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week 11am-1pm 7-8.30pm 5pm – 5.45pm 6pm-6.45pm 2-4pm 10-12am 9.30-12.30pm Nutrition & Healthy Choices Course (TBC) Free F.A.C.T. Families Autism Coming Together (enquire in centre) Free Meet every Tuesday in Poppintree Community Sports Centre at 5pm for Physical Activity. Fitness for children with special needs and siblings welcome (5-10 years) E4 Yoga class for children with special needs – 10 years and over – E4 Contact: Wendy:085 1498689 Art Classes for Improvers Bereavement Support Group Ballymun Allsorts Parents Group.

Crafts/Chat/Workshop Price: E2 per class Contact: Val Keating/Lynda Ward – 01/5635253 Poppintree Community Centre Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday Tuesday Every Week 11.00am 2-3pm 4-5pm 5-6pm 6-7pm 7-8pm 8-9pm 2-4pm Active Retired Irish Class Active Retired Tai Chi Guitar lessons(children) Guitar lessons(teenagers) Pilates/Irish Dancing Pilates/Irish Dancing Line Dancing Alzheimer Social Club Santry Community Resource Centre, Domville Court, Dublin 9 Tel: 8422319 Santry Community Resource Centre, Domville Court, Dublin 9 Tel: 8422319

14 | P a g e Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Thursday Thursday Thursday Friday Friday Friday Friday Saturday Saturday Every Week 4-5pm 5-6pm 7-8pm 8-10pm 9-10pm 2-4pm 3-5pm 7-9pm 7-10pm 2-4pm 6-8pm 8-9pm 10-11am 11-1pm 3-7pm 7-8pm 9am-12 12-1pm Courageous Kids/ Project Fashion Irish Grinds ZUMBA Red Cross(ages 10+, now recruiting new members) JG/Art Computers Indoor Bowls Yoga Ladies Club Whist AR Irish Dancing Santry Skippers Exercise to music Tai Chi Curtain Call Bingo Slimming World Starlights Santry Community Garden Opening times Wednesday and Friday, 2-4pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am-1pm.

Santry Community Resource Centre, Domville Court, Dublin 9 Tel: 8422319 Santry Community Resource Centre, Domville Court, Dublin 9 Tel: 8422319 Monday Every Week 9.45am Whitehall Active Retirement Association Weekly Activities: Coffee Morning Whitehall Parish Centre, Thatch Road.

Contact Brendan McCartie 0863274036

15 | P a g e Monday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Thursday Thursday Friday Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week Every Week 2.00pm 11.00am 2.15pm 10-11am 2.00pm 10.30am 2.30pm 10am 11.30am 2-4pm 2.30-4pm 6.45pm 1.45pm Bowls(new members welcome) Pitch and Putt (5euros, call Christy 0879816570) Whist(3euros, new members welcome) Petanque in (Ellenfield Park) Bowls (new members welcome) Yoga & Light Exercise Cost E5 Sequence Dancing Cost E7 Toddler Club (Voluntary donation of E3 to cover cost of tea & biscuits) Crochet Bowls Cost E2 Bethany Club (Tea & Chat) Comhra le Micheal (Learn the Irish Language) Queen of Hearts Bridge Club Whitehall Parish Centre, Thatch Road.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Every Week Every Week Every Week 11-1pm TBC 10.30-12.00pm 2-4pm Larkhill Active Retirement Community Arts and Crafts Sewing Time Movement to Music Flower Arranging Larkhill Scouts Hall, 134a Larkhill Road, Whitehall Contact Bernie Carberry 0877527271 Larkhill Scouts Hall, 134a Larkhill Road, Whitehall Contact Bernie Carberry Tel: 087 7527271

16 | P a g e Mon. & Wed. Tuesday & Thursday Every Week Every Week 10.30am-1pm 11am-1pm Muck & Magic Contact: Ronnie 01 8627731 or email:ronniemc57@gmail.com Glas Community Garden Contact: 018832185 info@globalactionplan.ie Ballymun Community Gardens Coultry Gardens , Ballymun.

(beside St. Pappins Church) Shangan Road, Ballymun

17 | P a g e Library Events: www.dublincitypubliclibraries.ie Twitter: @dubcilib Facebook: DublinCityPublicLibraries Day Regular or Non Regular Events Dates Time Drumcondra Library Events Ph: 01-8377206 May Venue Non Regular May 1st to 9th Book Display – Easy Reads Child Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 9th to 30th Book Display – Bold girl Reading Guides – Child Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 9th to 15th Book Display – Cooking and Baking Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 15th to 31st Book display – Get Sporty – Child Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 23rd 11am Bealtaine 2018-04-25 Fabric appliqué and Card Making with Ann McFadden – Adult Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 2nd to 10th Book Display – Architecture and Design – Adult Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 1st to 31st Book display – Reader Recommendation’s – Adult Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 1st to 31st Book Display – Dublin Literary Award Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 1st to 4th Book Display – Karl Marx – Adult Drumcondra Library Non Regular May 1st to 31st Book Display – Travel Guides – Adult Drumcondra Library Day Regular or Non Regular Events Time Phibsboro Library Events Ph: 01-8304341 May Venue Regular Tuesday 22nd May 10.30am Talk – 3d Decoupage with Ann McFadden (Bealtaine Festival) Booking Required Phibsboro Library Regular Meets 3rd Wed of every month Facilitated Group – Wednesday Readers – Adult Phibsboro Library Regular Ongoing Book Display – New Books available for loan (Adult Fiction & Non-Fiction) Phibsboro Library Regular Ongoing New Books (Junior & Young Adult Fiction and non-fiction) – display of new titles available for loan Phibsboro Library

18 | P a g e Regular May Book Display – Healthy Ireland – Adults Phibsboro Library Regular May Book Display – Up, Up and Away (Travel Books) Adult Phibsboro Library Regular May Book Display – Unicorns -Children Phibsboro Library Day Dates Time Cabra Library Events Ph: 01-8691414 May Venue Non Regular May Adult – Summer Health & Nutrition (Fitness, Health, Nutrition) Cabra Library Non Regular May Adult – International Literature Festival Dublin (Fiction & Poetry) Non Regular May Tuesday 15th 2pm Event – Adult Summer Wreath Making with Recreate Ireland – Bealtaine Event Cabra Library Non Regular May Book Display Discover Irish Writers and Illustrators (Fiction & Picture books) – Junior Cabra Library Non Regular May Book Display Around the World (Travel and Adventure books) Cabra Library Regular Last Tuesday of the month 7 – 9yrs 3.45 – 4.15pm 10 – 12yrs 4.15 – 4.45pm Children’s Book Clubs – Junior Cabra Library Regular Tuesdays & Thursdays 10.30-12pm Community Group Parent and Toddler Group Cabra Library Non Regular May Exhibition – Dublin’s Culture Connects: The National Neighbourhood – Family Cabra Library Regular May Information Stand Jobs and Careers Cabra Library Non Regular May Book Display – Creative Houses (DIY, Interior Design, Tree Houses) – Adult Cabra Library Regular May 3.15pm Story Time – Children’s Story Time Cabra Library

19 | P a g e Day Dates Time Finglas Library Events Ph: 01- 8344906 May Venue Non Regular 21st May 6.30pm NEW! Talk ‘Gardening For Birds’ with Declan Murphy, Author - Adult Finglas Library Non Regular Launching last week in April NEW! Finglas Camera Club – Group Exhibition: ‘Travel 32’ Finglas Library Non Regular May Book display – “Books You Always Meant To Read…” Adult Finglas Library Non Regular May Book Display – “If you have a Garden and a Library….’ Adult Finglas Library Non Regular May Book display – ‘Making The News…’ Adult Finglas Library Non Regular May Book Display Continuing with Healthy Ireland - Adult Finglas Library Non Regular May Book Display Continuing with Bold Girls!- Junior Finglas Library Regular May New Books (Adult & Children) Finglas Library Regular Thursdays 11.30am Finglas Toddler Group (during school term only) Finglas Library Regular 1st Thursday of Month 3rd May 11.30am Adult Book Club Discussing The Long Gaze Back, Finglas Library Regular 2nd Wednesday of the month 9th May 3.30pm Junior Book Club – Discussing Illegal by Eoin Colfer, Star By Star by Sheena Wilkinson and A Dangerous Crossing by Jane Mitchell Finglas Library Regular Every Tuesday 10am Le Cheile Adult Education Group (St.

Michael’s) (G1) Finglas Library Regular Every Tuesday 2.30pm EVE – Castleview – supporting adults with mental health difficulties Finglas Library Regular Every Friday 11.30am Le Cheile Adult Education Group (St. Michael’s) G2 Finglas Library Day Dates Time Ballymun Library Events Ph: 01-8421890 May Venue Non Regular Month of May Exhibition of artwork by residents of St. Clare’s Nursing Home to celebrate Bealtaine – Adults Ballymun Library

20 | P a g e Non Regular Wednesday 16th May 11am Fuss on the Bus a 1 hour play for adults by Carnation Theatre in conjunction with Bealtaine Festival Ballymun Library Regular Ongoing Book Display – Healthy Ireland Collection – a selection of self- help books recommended by the HSE and the Irish College of General Practitioners – Adult Ballymun Library Regular 3rd Monday of each month. Next Meeting Monday 21st May 6.30-8.00pm Ballygall Women’s Book Club (external book club) Facilitated Group Ballymun Library Regular May Permanent Book Display – Book of drawings from McDonagh and Pearse Towers 2003-2004.

Artist: Liz Comerford – Adult Ballymun Library Regular Ongoing Book Display – New Books Adult Ballymun Library Regular Ongoing New DVD’s Display Adult Ballymun Library Regular Last Monday of the month.

Next meeting 28th May 2018 6.30pm to 8pm Facilitate Group – The Evening Reading Group Ballymun Library Regular May Tuesdays 15, 22nd and 29th . Not running on 8th of May due to school holidays. 11.00 – 11.40am Facilitated Baby/Wobbler Book Club – Family Includes stories, songs, and toys for children and social opportunity for adults. Library staff also provides tips and advice on how to encourage your wobbler to love books. Suitable for 0 -2 year olds Ballymun Library Regular May Tuesdays 15th , 22nd and 29th Not running on 8th May due to school holidays. 11.00 – 11.40am.

Facilitated Group – Toddler Book Club includes stories, songs, and toys for children and social opportunity for adults.

Library staff also provides tips and advice on how to encourage your preschooler to love books. Suitable for 2 – preschool. Ballymun Library Regular Every Monday 10.30 – 12.30pm Facilitated Group – Ballymun Painting Group – Adult Ballymun Library Regular Every Wednesday 5.00 – 7.00pm Ballymun Library Writers Group. Facilitator: Nancy Owens Ballymun Library

21 | P a g e Regular One Monday every month. Next quiz 21st May 2018 2.00 – 4.00pm Facilitated Group – Table Quiz for adults Ballymun Library Regular Every Tuesday 11.00 – 1.00pm Facilitated Group – Ballymun Library Scrabble Group – A group of adults who meet in the Library for games of Scrabble Ballymun Library Regular Every Tuesday 2.00 – 4.00pm Facilitated Group – Irish Countrywomen’s Association Needlecraft Group – Adult Ballymun Library Regular Tuesdays & Thursdays 7.00 – 8.00pm Information Stand Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) Service provided twice a week. Ballymun Library Regular 2nd Tuesday of the Month – 10.00 am– 12.00pm Ballymun Community Law Centre – An outreach clinic is provided in the Lecture Room of Ballymun Library Ballymun Library Regular Friday 25th May 3.00 – 5.00pm Facilitated Group Japanese Language and Culture Group – Adults whose first language is Japanese teach children about traditional Japanese culture through the medium of Japanese.

Meets once a month Ballymun Library Alternate Mondays Alternate Mondays. Next meetings 14th & 28th May 2 – 4pm Facilitated Group U3A (University of the Third Age) Group. An informal learning circle for Older People. Ballymun Library Regular Every Thursday afternoon 3 – 5pm Conversation Exchange – Adult Ciorcal Comhra Gaeilge/Irish Language Conversation Circle Ballymun Library Third Saturday of every Month. Third Saturday of every month. Next meeting 19th May 1 – 4pm Facilitated Group Latvian Group – Valda Birkmane (Course Instructor) Providing handicraft classes. Activities include knitting, crochet, macramé, weaving Belts etc.

All Welcome Ballymun Library Friday Every Week 10.30am – 12pm HSE Social Drop-in A social group for Dublin North City Mental Health Service users to meet up and chat or plan activities together with tea/coffee Ballymun Library

22 | P a g e Sports Development Officers & Recreation Centres: Cabra: Michelle Waters 087 6899305 Finglas: Eileen Gleeson 086 8150821. Whitehall, Santry & Glasnevin: John McDonald 087 1127291 Finglas East Ballymun: Paul Donnelly 087 7693275 Contact centres for other activities. Day Dates Time Event Venue Wednesday Every 12.15 – 1pm Inspire Pool – Cost E3.50 Older Adults Inspire Pool Deaf Village. Monday Every 1-2.30pm Go for Life games (Variety of throwing games) Older adults 50+ years – No Cost Cabra Parkside Community and Sports Complex Tuesday Ongoing 11am – 1pm Cabra Men’s Shed (All Welcome) Cabra Parkside & Community Centre Monday 7-8pm Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) Fitness Class Cost: E25 which covers All Classes in Change for Life listed below.

Poppintree Community Sports Centre Monday 8-9pm Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Aqua Aerobics’ Included in E25 Cost. Finglas Leisure Centre Tuesday 9.30-10.30am Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Aqua Aerobics’ Included in E25 Cost Finglas Leisure Centre Tuesday 8-9pm Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Aqua Aerobics’ Included in E25 Cost Finglas Leisure Centre Wednesday 11-12pm Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Aqua Aerobics’ Included in E25 Cost Ballymun Leisure Centre Wednesday 7-8pm Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Bootcamp’ Included in E25 Cost Poppintree Community Sports Centre Wednesday 8-9pm Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Aqua Aerobics’ Included in E25 cost Finglas Leisure Centre

23 | P a g e Thursday 8.30-9.30am Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Aqua Aerobics’ Included in E25 cost Finglas Leisure Centre Thursday 8-9pm Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Aqua Aerobics’ Included in E25 cost Finglas Leisure Centre & Ballymun Leisure Centre Saturday 9.30-10.30am Change for Life 2018 (6 week programme promoting a healthier lifestyle) ‘Local Parkrun’ ‘Get Dublin Walking’ Included in E25 cost Poppintree parkrun & Talka Valley parkrun – New Parkrun – Walk, Jog or Run! (Meeting point is the new dressing rooms at the junction of Talka Valley park and St.

Helena’s Road). Saturday Every 9.30am Park run Poppintree Park Tuesday Every 10.15am-12pm Ballymun Active Retirement Walking Group New members always welcome Free of charge Stay for a tea and a chat afterwards back in the Cafe Meet in the cafe in Ballymun Axis. Walking route varies each week between Poppintree Park, Albert College Park and Santry Park Friday Every 1-3pm Walking Football Come and try some walking football every Friday in Poppintree followed by Tea and biscuits. This social group is organised by the Bohemian Foundation with support from DCC. Open to all those over 55. Poppintree Community Sports Centre, Balbutcher Lane North, Poppintree, Ballymun.

Free of Charge!!

24 | P a g e North West Area Information: Dublin City Public Participation Network (PPN) The Dublin City Public Participation Network (or PPN for short) is an independent network that provides a voice for all community & voluntary, environmental and social inclusion groups throughout the City. The focus of the PPN is to empower and assist groups to participate in local decision making. For further information on the Plenary please contact Nina Farrell, Coordinator at nina.farrell@dublincity.ie or 01-2223851.

The Garda Website www.garda.ie is an invaluable source of advice, information and tips on safety and security.

Coming into the dark winter months, check out the leaflets on personal safety, home security and vehicle security to help home owners and business owners make their property and premises secure. Click here to read/download a variety of safety tips and leaflets. http://garda.ie/Controller.aspx?Page=1921&Lang=1 Cabra Parkside Community Sports Centre 2227551 John Paul II Park, Ratoath Road, Cabra West, Dublin 7 Monday to Friday - 8.15am to 10pm, Saturday - 10am to 5.00pm Finglas Sports & Fitness Centre 2228620 Mellowes Road, Finglas, Dublin 11 Monday to Thursday - 7am to 10pm, Friday 7am to 9pm Saturday - 10am to 6.00pm, Sunday 10am to 4.00pm Ballymun Sports & Fitness Centre 2228240 Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 11.

Monday to Thursday 7.00 - 21.45, Friday 7.00 - 19.45 Saturday 10.00 - 17.45, gym open at 9.00am Sunday 10.00 - 15.45 For all events taking place in the Dublin area please see www.dublincity.ie/events If you would like to have your event included in our monthly ‘Calendar of Events’ please email before the 20th of the Month to: cabraoffice@dublincity.ie with your contact details. Contact Tel: 2227400 (Breda Deely or Michelle Egan)