picture of some Drimnagh people at a community meeting

New Drimnagh Forum

Over the last few months different groups from from Drimnagh attended various meetings with Dublin City Council in the Father Lar Redmond Centre. These meetings are hosted by the Dublin City Council officials  hosted by Dublin City Council. The purpose of the meeting was to get a collective decision from the groups about forming a forum from Drimnagh to be a part of the Dublin 12 and Dublin city community forum.

Who was there

Groups in attendance were

  • Keeper Rd Residents
  • Fr Lar Redmond Centre
  • Drimnagh Residents Community Group
  • St John Bosco Football Club
  • Drimnagh Community Network
  • Over 60s Forum
  • Drimnagh Celtic Football club

Currently Drimnagh Community Network has representatives sitting on the following local statuatory boards. These representatives are volunteers & act as ambassadors for Drimnagh.

  • Dublin 12 Local Drugs Task Force
  • Dublin 12 Local Policing Forum
  • Drimnagh Integrated Area Plan Monitoring Committee

It is believed that there are roughly 50-60 active groups in Drimnagh from sporting groups to dance groups to resident associations.

The aim of this new forum is to build a database of all the groups in Drimnagh & keep them informed of what is happening & what local decisions are being made on their behalf. It was agreed that the Drimnagh Community Network would be the forum for Drimnagh.

Get in touch

So are you in a group in Drimnagh? Are your issues being heard? Do you want to have a say in what happens in Drimnagh?

If so leave a comment with your group details & tell us how you would like to be involved. A generic email address for your group would be great. We look forward to hearing from you.

About the author

Pauline Sargent Pauline Sargent is the founder of Drimnagh is Good a hyperlocal community website bog for the people of Drimnagh. Connect with Pauline on Google + me on Google+

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