Category Archive: PRIDE OF PLACE 2012

Nov 04

East Wall wins award at PRIDE OF PLACE 2012


East Wall wins award at PRIDE OF PLACE 2012 Our community has won the 2012 PRIDE OF PLACE competition! This is a major achievement and is testimony to the hard work, dedication and sense of community that can be found in East Wall. Pride of Place is a 32 county wide initiative, with each local …

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Oct 03

Sunflower Competition winners announced -


Sunflower Competition winners announced -  The results are in – the measuring tape has been put away , calculations completed and the winners can now be declared . What a green fingered lot we turned out to be – there was quite a few entrants and the quality was very high. The judging was a …

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Sep 11

Sunflower Competition – last chance to enter


As part of the Pride Of Place Festival, we chose the sunflower as a symbol to represent our area. Why? It’s bright, vibrant and it stands head and shoulders above the rest, just like East Wall! For all in the community who were busy growing your flowers over the wonderfully sunny Summer months , now …

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Aug 06

DOCKERS HOOKS at photo exhibition

Declan Byrne making his point most eloquently

Following on from our report on the Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society Photographic exhibition, here are some more images from the event. In addition to the 40 framed photographs and the 1,000 plus photos on the slide show, also on display was memorabilia from working life on the docks. This included hooks and other implements kindly donated …

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Jul 30

The Abbey Theatre outreach experience ‘Home from Home’


Paul Horan (Chairperson East Wall P.E.G Variety & Drama Group) describes the excitement of the recent co-operation between the East Wall Community and the Abbey Theatre.   Over the past few months I have had the pleasure, on behalf of “East Wall For All” of co-ordinating the Abbey Outreach Project in our area.   Driven …

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Jul 26

Looking Back for New Beginnings – a community celebration and renewal


(Friday 27 and Saturday 28 July 2012, Liberty Hall. Sponsored by SIPTU, Liberty Hall and Croke Park, GAA.) Thirty years ago, activists from the North Inner City organised a month-long Looking-On Festival to showcase the problems facing this community in a creative and stimulating way. To commemorate this event, a conference is taking place in …

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Jul 11

Pride Of Place Family Funday


  Paul Horan provides a report on the “Fun Day” Event that took place in The Sean O’Casey Community Centre as part of the Pride Of Place festival. Maureen O’Sullivan provides a review of the céilí which rounded off the day nicely. As you are aware the event was originally planned to take place in …

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Jul 08

Great , fun filled day at the Recreation Centre on Friday 27th June – sports and games , face painting and lots of eating too !

The Cooking Team


Jul 03

East Wall for All Cleans up Fairview Park – Saturday, June 30th

Equipment training goes badly...

Fairview Park Clean up – Saturday 30th June Despite the disappointment of the park not being available for the family fun day, the clean up went ahead as planned. East Wall For All has been consistent in promoting the importance of Fairview Park as a local amenity, and we were determined to follow up on …

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