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A local resident breathed a by Aoibhinn Twomey sigh of relief when his teenage son, who had been walking through the green at the time, escaped unscathed in the dramatic incident. "My son had only gone out the door five minutes earlier when I heard this big bang from the tree hitting the ground," the relieved father told Northside People. "Thankfully he had been walking on the path around the green at the time. "It was an absolute miracle that no one was killed or injured by the tree. Anxious wait for group opposed to prison plan AN end to a six-year battle is in sight for the north Dublin residents who have campaigned tirelessly for the Thornton Hall `super prison' plan to be scrapped. A Government appointed committee, which was last week set up to examine the issue, will make a final decision on the Continued page 2 project by July 1. 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NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST St Ita's patients in temporary transfer TWENTY-FIVE mental health patients and 46 medical nursing and care staff from St part of the new national mental health staff have been transferred to a new community nursing Ita's relocated to the new ac- policy `A Vision for Change', which will commodation, along with a fur- see a number of changes in the delivery unit on the Northside. The North Dublin Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) inpatient accommodation unit, based at St Ita's in Portrane, has been relocated temporarily to St Vincent's Hospital in Fairview which offers a by Aoibhinn Twomey more appropriate setting for patients. Relocated A total of 25 patients and 46 Wish you could do those home improvements? Wish you could buy or change your car? Wish you could take a holiday? Wish you could reduce your credit card? Wish you clear your bills? ther six patients, while six patients transferred to a more suitable unit at Bloomfield Care Centre where nursing staff from St Ita's will continue to support the care of patients. Dr Mary Cosgrave, executive clinical director of the North Dublin Mental Health Service, thanked and praised the patients, their families and staff for co-operating with the transition. "Our main priority has always been to provide excellent care to our patients," she stated. of mental health services in north Dublin over the next two years. Refurbishment A refurbishment programme will get underway at St Ita's this year, which will see the complete refurbishment of the unit known as `ABC' unit. It will serve as an acute admission unit for the north Dublin area until a planned purpose built unit is completed at Beaumont Hospital in 2012. The refurbished ABC unit will then become the dedicated unit for Mental Health Services for Older People in north Dublin and allow for patients to be transferred back from St Vincent's Hospital. Modern "That we can continue to provide this care, albeit in a much more appropriate and modern setting, is greatly beneficial for our patients as well as for our staff who now have a greatly improved working environment. "We can continue to provide care for these elderly patients in an appropriate setting by the staff who have been caring for many of the patients over a number of years." The temporary transfer is YOU CAN! Apply for a loan Drawer Boy drawn to East Wall BALDOYLE-based Estuary Players will be performing `The Drawer Boy' at the Sean O'Casey Theatre, East Wall, from April 18-20 at 8pm nightly. The Drawer Boy' is written by Michael Healey and directed by award winning director Myra Maguire. 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NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST news 13 DONAGHMEDE SHOPPING CENTRE Sutton author over the moon with new book NORTHSIDE author Anna Kelly celebrated the publication of her second novel last week with a book launch in Malahide. `Broken Moon', published by Poolbeg, is the second book by the Sutton author who only took up writing seriously after she went through major health problems some years ago. Speaking to Northside People, Anna says experiencing a life-threatening illness made her change her priorities and decide to apply herself to writing. "It gave me good shake up and I realised that you've only got one shot, so you should get out there and do it," she states. Although Anna had been writing bits and pieces for herself ever since she was child, she never thought she'd get a book published until Poolbeg accepted her first novel `Daniel's by Jessica Magee Daughter'. Dream "I used to dream of being on the Late Late Show with Gay Byrne with a book, but I never pursued it until I recovered from my illness," she explains. `Daniel's Daughter' was widely acclaimed by critics and readers alike. It was described in various reviews as "wonderful," "tremendous," "a fastpaced page turner" and "a gripping read." Anna's latest book, `Broken Moon', has an entirely different storyline but promises to be just as gripping. It tells the story of widower Myles Nugent, who finds unexpected love on the Aran Islands. His daughter Sophie is not a fan of her father's paramour, and threatens to deprive him of his beloved granddaughter Izzie. When Izzie disappears without warning in the middle of the night, the family is thrown into a living nightmare as they wait for a ransom note that never comes. The finger of blame is pointed at Myles' new girlfriend, until an astonishing development plunges the family into an even deeper mystery. Despite our best efforts, Anna refused to give away the ending, so Northside People readers will just have to buy the book to find out how the plot thickens. In the meantime, Anna has begun work on her third novel, to complete her three-book deal with Poolbeg. G SUCCESS STORY: Anna Kelly is celebrating the publication of her second novel `Broken Moon'. "I can't say a lot about the third book because it's mostly in my head at this stage," she says. "It stays there until I'm fairly sure how it's going to go; it's surprising how much writing I do in my head." Anna does not write on a strict timetable, but prefers to sit down whenever the urge comes over her. "I like to get a certain amount of words done a week, but whether I do it all in one go or over five days doesn't matter," she adds. As long as it's flowing I'm happy to write into the small hours. Once the third book is published, Anna hopes to keeping writing more. "Writing is my escape hatch. I get lost in it and forget all my worries, so why wouldn't I keep it up, and if people keep buying it all the better!" `Broken Moon' is published by Poolbeg and is available in Easons, Tescos, Dunnes and other bookshops nationwide. Family Fun Day! � Characters er Saturday East Sat 23rd April, 1-4pm Lots of FREE Easter Fun � Easter Egg Givea ways � Toddlers Play Area t Workshop Arts & Craf � ting � Face Pain odelling � Balloon M � Music & much more! G PAGETURNERS: Cecelia Ahern and Patricia Scanlan pictured at Eason, O'Connell Street, for the celebration of Irish women's fiction. PHOTO: PATRICK O'LEARY Female fiction writers gather for celebration EASON of O'Connell Street recently hosted a celebration of Irish women's fiction at an intimate event, which provided readers with the opportunity to meet their favourite female writers. The occasion marked the first in an `Eason Celebrates....' series of literary events due to take place this year. The `Eason Celebrates...Irish Women's Fiction' event was headlined by bestselling Northside author, Patricia Scanlan, and was attended by an impressive line-up of Ireland's most popular female literary talent. www.donaghmedeshoppingcentre.com 14 northside TALK: The Irish Fuchsia & Pelargonium Society is holding a talk, `Advice on growing Fuchsias and Pelargoniums on Thursday, April 14, at 8pm in St Brigid's Resource Centre, Howth Road, Killester. Admission is 3. Everyone welcome. noticeboard 13 APRIL 2011. NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST BALBRIGGAN PERFORMANCE: The Culwick Choral Society, one of Ireland's leading choirs, will perform Handel's `Messiah' in St Peter and Paul's Church, Balbriggan, on Saturday, April 16 at 8pm to celebrate the start of Holy Week. Tickets cost 12. Tickets are available from the Parish Shop (after each Mass, at weekends), the Parish Office (Monday to Thursday 9.30am� 5pm), and Vision Radio or Bagel Bar, Balbriggan. For further information contact Michael Grimes at 087-7618082. DRAMA: Riverside Drama Circle is staging `A+E' from Wednesday to Friday, May 4-6 at St Brigid's Boys' National School, Howth Road, Killester. The play was written by Henry Hudson, and is based on his own experiences in a Dublin Accident and Emergency Department. The admission fee is 10 or 8 for HAEMOCHROMATOSIS MEETING: Professor Frank Murray, Dr Gavin Harewood and Dr Stephen Patchett, consultant gastroenterologists at Beaumont Hospital will give an overview of Haemochromatosis (iron overload) and discuss the importance of early diagnosis and treatment on Thursday, April 14 at 7.30pm in the Robert Adams Lecture Theatre, Beamont Hospital. For more information phone Margaret Mullet, chairperson of the Irish Haemochromatosis Association (IHA) on 4922705. NEIGHBOURS' DAY: Dublin City Council's community development team is organising this year's Neighbours' Day Variety Show, which will take place on May 25. The team is looking for 'established groups' - music/ dancing/variety acts - to take part. This show has been running over the last few years and has been a tremendous success, enjoyed by both the community and performers. Please contact Madeleine on 086-8150286 or Catherine on 086-3831303 for further details. DISABILTY: An information evening will be held in the Red Cow Moran's Hotel on April 18 at 8pm to discuss the redress service provided by the Disability Appeals Officer. It will be of interest to anyone who has a child or who provides services for children under the age of five who are or have been involved in an Assessment of Need. Locall 1850211583. PENALTY SHOOTOUT: A Penalty Shootout competition in aid of Ireland's Homeless World Cup team will take place on Good Friday, April 22 (regional finals) and Monday, May 2 (final) at venues countrywide including Dublin. The top prize is six Europa Final tickets with two nights' hotel accommodation in a Dublin hotel. For more information, phone Michael Pender on 087-1273258, Sean Kavanagh on 087-2238108 or email email@example.com G MEETING SECURED: Community gardai David Eagers and Marie Geraghty recently gave a talk on the subject of home security to the newly formed Baldoyle men's and women's clubs in the Family Resource Centre, Baldoyle Badminton Centre. Garda Eagers and Garda Geragthy are pictured here with members of both groups. groups/OAPs/students/unwaged. Tickets are available by contacting 086-3309213, credit card sales at www.eventelephant.com or visit www.riversidedramacircle.ie MEN'S CLUB: The Baldoyle Men's Club is a newly formed group that meets every Tuesday from 7pm till 9pm in Baldoyle Badminton Centre. It is a social group that is actively seeking new members. Planned activities include bowling, walks, educational talks, fishing, men's health and advice on legal matters. For further information call Monica or Julie at Baldoyle Resource Centre on 8326115. THE WIZARD OF OZ: Baldoyle Musical Society's production of the musical `The Wizard of Oz' will be held from Tuesday to Saturday, April 26-30, in St Mary's School, Baldoyle at 8pm (Saturday is a 3pm matinee). Ticket prices are 15 ( 12 for children and OAPs). Special discount of 10 per ticket for groups on Tuesday to Thursday, April 26-28. To book, phone 085-1378329 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. WOMEN'S GROUP: A women's group (Sister Act) meets every Wednesday at the Baldoyle Badminton Centre from 7pm to 9pm. Informal, fun, interesting, and educational, it is open to woman of all ages. Contact Monica, or Julie at Baldoyle Family Resource Centre Services on 8326115 for further information. The group is run by Baldoyle Family Resource Services, phone Monica or Julie on 8326115. GOLF LEAGUE: Would you love to test your golf skills out on a national level? 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Following the success of last year's gig, punters are advised to arrive early. Admission is 10, available at the door. Doors open at 7pm. People with disabilities urged to register their housing needs THE Clontarf-based Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) recently launched a new and innovative housing initiative to promote the benefits and importance of registering for accessible, affordable, social housing. The campaign, known as Operation Sign Up, was initiated in light of the triennial housing needs assessment which all city and county councils were asked to carry out by the Department of the Environment in March. According to the IWA, historically, the housing requirements of people with disabilities has been underrepresented. The organisation believes that the results of the triennial housing needs assessment have not demonstrated the real demand for social housing amongst people with disabilities. Operation Sign Up aims to encourage as many individuals as possible to register their need for accessible, affordable and appropriate accommodation with their local council. The IWA housing initiative includes a new housing website www.iwa.ie/house which provides a step-by-step guide to applying for social housing. IWA has broken down the 10 steps involved in the application process and has also listed all other relevant information an individual will require during the application process such as contact details for local councils, information links to local health centres and tax offices, and also details of all local IWA centres. Kathleen McLoughlin, chief executive of the Irish Wheelchair Association, acknowledged the work that city and county councils have done in the past to address the housing needs of individuals already registered on their lists. "However, the demand for affordable and accessible homes has significantly risen over the past three years," said Ms McLoughlin. "The number of people with disabilities currently on council housing lists does not reflect the true demand for accessible, affordable homes. "The curtailed fiscal climate has meant that less people can afford to purchase their own homes. "Organisations such as IWA have a responsibility to address the needs of their members, and we are urging our members and other people with disabilities to log on to www.iwa.ie/house to learn more about the housing options that are available to them." Music treat for Swords G Pat McManus and Andy Powell are bringing their fantastic talents to Swords this weekend. Hockey club congratulated on victory DUBLIN North TD Brendan Ryan (Lab) has congratulated Portrane Hockey Club on their resounding win in the Irish Challenge Cup Final, beating Kilkenny 6-2. "The success of Adrian Henchy and his team, bringing the Challenge Cup to Portrane for the first time in the club's history, is a wonderful achievement for the club," said Deputy Ryan. "With a new playing facility under construction in Donabate, the future looks very bright for Portrane Hockey Club. "I wish the management, players and supporters every success as they move the club forward and I'm sure the Challenge Cup win will act as a springboard for the club to return to the upper echelons of Leinster Hockey." G EXPERT: Expert Hardware will be opening in Raheny at the end of April. Raheny gets a new Hardware store JOHN Byrne, Raheny native and businessman, is to open a Hardware shop at 437B Howth Road, Raheny, adjacent to the library and Tully's Pharmacy. Expert Hardware is due to open towards the end of April and will cater for Key Cutting, Paint, Gardening, Electrical, Plumbing and General Hardware and Houseware. The shop will be a much needed replacement for the hardware that disappeared some years ago, and will serve as a competitive local alternative to the larger, and often more expensive providers in the area. Enthusiasm from passers by, and from local residents, has been extremely high, and encouragement from suppliers equally so. The business will be open seven days a week, with at least one late opening day. The shop is a part of the fast growing `Expert Hardware' group and friendly advice will be freely available, along with numerous special offers which will be on hand from day one. Any products not initially stocked will be speedily sourced to comply with demand. Orders can be placed in advance of opening from Monday, April 18, phone (01) 8512596. 18 news 13 APRIL 2011. NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST Get on the bus for community programme! ARE you involved in a charity or voluntary group in the Greater Dublin Area and would like to get your hands on some badly needed cash for your organisation? If the answer is yes, read on. Dublin Bus has launched the Community Support Programme (CSP) 2011 with the help of the programme's patron and former Irish international footballer Niall Quinn. Now in its eight year, the Dublin Bus Community Support Programme (CSP) awards grants to local charities and voluntary groups in the Greater Dublin Area. To date over 1,000 groups and thousands of people have benefited from the grants provided by Dublin Bus. Successful applicants last year included the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Console, Crosscare Carer Support Programme, Fettercairn Youth Horse Project, Collide Dance Academy, Ringsend and Greenbow. Patron of the programme and chairman of Sunderland Football Club Niall Quinn said: "This is my eighth year as patron of the Dublin Bus CSP programme and I have seen first hand the difference these grants can make to local community groups. "I want to encourage every G TIMELESS: Pictured at the launch of the Darkness into Light event were Miche�l O'Muircheartaigh, Operation Transformation presenter Kathryn Thomas and tailor and menswear retailer Louis Copeland. Participants sought for Darkness into Light race PIETA House, the Suicide Crisis Centre, has launched its annual Darkness into Light fundraising event and is calling on walkers, joggers and runners to take part. The event will take place in six counties including Dublin (Phoenix Park) and is supported by some of Ireland's well known personalities including former GAA commentator Miche�l O'Muircheartaigh, Operation Transformation guru Kathryn Thomas and Ireland's wellknown tailor Louis Copeland. The event will take place on May 7 and will see participants begin the five-kilometre course at 4am in darkness, and finish while the dawn is breaking. Entrants can walk or jog the course at their own pace and for those who enjoy a challenge, there will be a special running lane available. The route in the Phoenix Park will start at the Papal Cross car park, turn left onto Chesterfield Avenue, left onto Furze Road, left onto Upper Glen Road, left onto Acres Road before finishing at the Papal Cross car park at the single bollard on the pedestrian path. Miche�l O'Muircheartaigh said he was a huge supporter of Pieta House and the work that they do. "Darkness into Light is a wonderful event and I would encourage both young and old to get involved," he stated. "What a beautiful way to start your day as the sun comes up, and at the same time raise much needed funds for an extremely worthwhile cause." Darkness into Light 2011 will raise funds for Pieta House, a voluntary organisation providing professional and therapeutic services to those who may be contem- plating suicide or self-harming. Joan Freeman, chief executive of Pieta House, said: `We are so dependent on the generosity of the public to keep our doors open to those in crisis, that we implore all those fit and able to please support us in this event. "The theme of walking into the light is in line with the work which Pieta House does - providing a service to those in crisis and helping them through their darkest time. To register for Darkness into Light 2011, or to find more information on Pieta House, visit www.pieta.ie G JUMPING THROUGH HOOPS: Former Republic of Ireland international Niall Quinn pictured with local children at the launch of the Dublin Bus Community Support Programme. local voluntary group in the Greater Dublin Area to fill out an application form and get their entry into Dublin Bus." Under the terms of the programme entrants submit a proposal with details about their organisation and the project they wish to have funded. 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NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST Q: I am expecting my first child in June and we haven't found out the sex of the baby because we want it to be a surprise. I really want to start getting the nursery ready but I am unsure what colours to use that would work for both a girl and a boy. What would you recommend? A: Congratulations! This is an incredibly exciting time for you and I can imagine all the options you are thinking of trying out in your nursery. I will try to make it a little easier for you and recommend a design that's long lasting, until your child is ready to make some of their own decorating choices. First things first, as pinks and blues are out you'll need to decide on a gender-neutral colour scheme. I always think By Neville Knott SMALL JOB MAN � Shelving � Attic insulation � Curtain Poles � Tiling � Flooring � Plastering etc � Side gates All odd jobs. � Attic Ladders Also unbeatable prices on Upvc Windows and Doors. 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Take a look at the Crown Classic Collection at shades such as Elegant Scent, Elegant Gown and Elegant Chiffon which are calming and subtle shades of duck egg blue that will create a relaxing area for you and your baby. Make sure you use soft to mid tones and that the colours you choose work together to complement and create a nice atmosphere in the room. If you prefer to keep the walls completely neutral and introduce patterns and shades through your soft furnishing then the Classic Collection from Crown is the perfect place to find a classic neutral shade. Classic Neutral, Classic Umber, Organic Silk or Organic Buff are just a few shades from the collection that will create the perfect balance of comfort and freshness. I would advise using paint from the Easyclean range as it is the perfect paint to use on nursery walls where marks and stains simply wipe off without leaving any shiny patches. I suggest placing a wooden floor in your nursery as it will be the easiest to keep clean. Flooring is a very important aspect of a nursery as plenty of spills and splatters are unavoidable. You can always place a cosy rug on the floor to add a little warmth to the room. Alternatively, a deep pile carpet in a pale, neutral shade will add a lovely sense of cosiness to the room. For furniture options, select pieces with natural tones in the wood. I would invest in a chest of drawers that could be used as a changing table for now and then can still be used in the future. There are some wonderful affordable storage options available from wicker baskets to storage benches in home department stores such as IKEA. These are useful for keeping all the baby essentials together and can then be used for holding all your child's toys when their collection grows. A rocking chair or comfortable armchair would be a fantastic addition and will also be useful when you are nursing your child. Soft lighting is a must in a baby's room and a dimmer switch would be perfect to allow you to regulate how bright the room is. A nice side lamp would also fit well into the room. There are some beautiful soft furnishings for babies available at the moment so you'll have an array of choice. Look for colours that will complement the existing wall, floor and furniture tones and of course when you know the sex of your child you can add accessories in the appropriate gender colours. With these decorating tips I hope you can create a special room for the new addition to your family. Neville Knott is a celebrity interior designer and Crown Paints Colour Consultant. To receive regular updates and design tips from Neville, simply log onto www.crown paints.ie. When choosing paint, Crown Paints always recommend purchasing match pots prior to painting. 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NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST EASTER is traditionally the start of the DIY season and homeowners all over Dublin will be using the upcoming long weekend to give their property a makeover. Sadly, many would-be DIY enthusiasts and budding home interior designers are either over ambitious or ill prepared and could end up spending part of their holiday in hospital. Every Easter Irish accident DIY safety tips for Easter and emergency departments treat double the normal number of patients showing up as a result of DIY disasters at home. The main reasons for DIY injuries is that people tackle jobs which are beyond their capabilities with inadequate tools and safety gear. According to research, women know less about DIY than men and are more at risk. But it's the men who usually end up injured as they tend to over-estimate their abilities and under-estimate the work involved. Problems arise because they are determined not to be beaten by a job when, in truth, they need more knowledge, the right tools and someone to help. Other common accidents are down to children or pets causing distractions, dodgy electrics, bogey plumbing and collapsing shelves and other structures. Employers have to ensure the safety of their staff and provide proper training and wellmaintained tools but the DIY enthusiast is left to protect him or herself � not good for those with inflated ideas of their abilities. It's important to follow some guidelines when starting a DIY project. Here's our top tips for home safety. G Plan the job and have all the right safety gear like goggles, masks and gloves. Use the right tools for the job and take your time; G Keep tools properly maintained; G If using electrical equipment make sure you fit a RCD (Residual Current Device) first. If you accidentally cut through a flex or cable the RCD will cut off the power supply to the equipment. This reduces the risk of you being electrocuted; G Always place electrical cables behind you while you work and don't allow them to become kinked or frayed; G If hiring tools make sure you are shown how they work, are GRANITE & QUARTZ KITCHEN COUNTER TOPS BATHROOMS MARBLE VANITY UNITS MARBLE FIREPLACES FREE QUOTATION EXCELLENT PRICES Supplied & Fitted E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org 087 2694251 TELEPHONE provided with proper instructions and that you read them carefully before use. Make sure you have any necessary protective equipment such as gloves or goggles. Look for a tag on the equipment which confirms it has been checked and serviced since it was last returned to the hire shop; G Remember the 'one out, four up' rule when using a ladder. This means to match every one measure out from the wall with four measures up to get the safest ladder angle. Only ever place the ladder on firm ground and wear non-slip shoes. 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Tel: 867 4343 (Beside Bargaintown) Open: Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm; Sunday 2-5.30pm Kilbarrack Focus on A Northside People Special Feature THERE are a number of ingredients that go into making a community special. These include quality schools and businesses, voluntary groups working for the greater good of the area, sporting organisations providing a recreational outlet for youngsters and adults, a wide range of educational facilities, vital transport links and that good old fashioned community spirit where people continue to look out for one another. Anyone who knows the history of Kilbarrack will no doubt agree that this Northside suburb possesses all these ingredients in abundance. This is the area that has given us a Booker Prize winner in Roddy Doyle and another excellent author in Catherine Barry; sports clubs such as Naomh Barrog, Kilbarrack United and Bay City Boxing Club; an excellent adult education centre called KLEAR, Greendale Community School; and the Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme (KCCP). St Benedicts Resource Centre, Swans Nest Road, Kilbarrack Phone: 8670167 � Creche Manager - Janet Guy QUALITY CHILCARE PLACES AVAILABLE, ENROLLING NOW FOR SEPTEMBER 2011 AND PLACES ALSO AVAILABLE FOR SUMMER 2011 St Benedicts Creche at reasonable rates Competitive rates, subvention scheme and free CCCE pre school year available SESSIONAL CARE: Mornings 9.30 to 1.00 � Afternoons 1.30 - 5.00 "Caring for your children in a happy and child friendly environment" A proud community that's rich in character Education ONE of the biggest blows suffered by the Kilbarrack community in recent years was the closure of Greendale Community School. However, fortunately, the building is still being used for educational purposes. Greendale, the alma mater of former Booker Prize winner Roddy Doyle, opened in 1975 with a capacity for around 800 pupils. The school quickly grew in popularity and boasted around 900 students in the early 1980s. However, pupil numbers fell dramatically and in 2004 a decision was made to close the school in three years' time. The decision shocked the community and despite a series of protests taking place, the school eventually closed on June 22, 2007. While Greendale CS ceased to be a secondary school in 2007, a hard-fought campaign to have the building maintained as an educational facility for the community did ultimately prove successful. Today the building is used by Col�iste Dhulaigh College of Further Education and St Michael's House, the latter being given a section of the building for use for local community services for people with an intellectual disability. Scoil Eoin, Gaelscoil Mide, St Benedict's, St Mary's and North Bay Educate Together National School are among the primary schools that have served the Kilbarrack area very well over the years. Kilbarrack Local Education for Adult Resources (KLEAR) has been one of the great success stories in Kilbarrack over the last three decades. The community-based adult education centre offers a broad range of classes in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. KLEAR, which is run by a management group consisting of tutors and students, has catered for the educational needs of thousands of adults over the years. q St John the Evangelist Church. Kilbarrack Tel: 877 5000 Chris O Hanlon & Associates Dental Surgeons FAMILY, COSMETIC & EMERGENCY DENTAL CARE 49 KILBARRACK ROAD, DUBLIN 5 Spend 15 at Pizza Hut Delivery Kilbarrack and receive a Tel 832 0558/ 8394982 Long Est Family Practice: 18 years (eel-for-nigh-oh) 10 SIM CARD!* *Not valid with any other offer or meal deals. 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It currently has eight mainstream classes from Junior Infants up to sixth class. North Bay Educate Together is organising a special evening on Saturday, May 7 at 8pm in the school to celebrate with all the past pupils, parents, friends and colleagues. They will have photos and videos showing the history of the school on display. If you would like to attend, visit www.northbay.ie and click on the button to confirm your attendance. There is also a Facebook page for the event, just search for North Bay. There will be no charge for the event but the organisers would welcome donations and sponsorship to help cover costs. 13 APRIL 2011. NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST G Support your local businesses during these challenging times. ney launched Dublin City Council's Sustainability Report 2010 and a Green Plan for the station. The report was the first of its kind and set out the city council's principles, vision and actions for increasing the economic, social and environmental sustainability of Dublin city. The seven focus areas of the report were: energy, water, waste, biodiversity, transport, society and procurement. Kilbarrack Fire Station, through its Green Plan, was chosen as the 2010 flagship project. The project showed how the station can actively reduce its energy and water consumption, prevent unnecessary waste and create a more sustainable community. At the time, Lord Mayor Breen said he was delighted to visit Kilbarrack Fire Station to witness first hand, the crews' enthusiasm and willingness to embrace sustainable practices in their workplace. Kilbarrack Fire Station One of the landmark buildings in Kilbarrack is the fire station. Last September Lord Mayor of Dublin Cllr Gerry Breen and Dublin City Manager John Tier- G Kilbarrack Fire Station is a well-known landmark in the area. 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NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST focus on Kilbarrack 29 its 40th anniversary with a special function at the Hilton Hotel, Clare Hall. Kilmount Boys' FC is another soccer club that serves the area well, providing an important recreational outlet for locals. Naomh Barrog GAA Club was founded in September 1974 to cater and serve the area of Kilbarrack with the promotion of Gaelic games. The club started from small beginnings with a few juvenile teams and built from there. They have been playing on Sport If ever a sports club showed an example of how to triumph over adversity, it was Kilbarrack United FC. Plans for a much-needed clubhouse began way back in 2002, but just six weeks away from completion in July 2007, the building was destroyed in a fire. Despite the major setback, the community rallied around to ensure the 700,000 project would eventually be com- pleted. February 12, 2009 was a very proud day for the club when Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni officially opened the new clubhouse against all the odds. Kilbarrack United FC was founded in 1970 and have continued to represent the area with great distinction ever since. The club currently has a number of senior teams, junior teams and a nippers' academy, and last November celebrated q Naomh Barr�g GAA Club's clubhouse has served the community very well over the years. their current ground since it was opened in 1984. Although the grounds were originally earmarked to be converted into a women's prison, local support and some political pressure saw the land leased to the club for the sole purpose of gaelic games. Subsequently, the club was given a 50-year lease for the site. They developed a pitch and erected concrete and palisade fencing around the ground which has become a well known landmark near Howth Junction. Naomh Barrog has many teams ranging from all grades and ages including adult teams, juvenile teams and ladies' teams. Naomh Barrog's colours are green and red which were picked by a Mayo man who was the first chairman of the club. One of the club's biggest successes came in 2001 when it opened a new clubhouse, which has brought huge benefit to the community over the last decade. Boxing is another popular sport in Kilbarrack with Bay City Boxing Club proudly flying the flag in this respect and enjoying a number of successes over the years. KCCP works with people who have become involved with drugs and their families, it works with the young people in the area and it strives to be involved in community development initiatives. Kilbarrack Club4U comprises a group of dedicated volunteers and young people aged 15-18 in the area that take part in youth work activities such as fundraising, training and fun programmes. They meet regularly at St Benedict's Resource Centre. Community groups THERE are a number of community groups in Kilbarrack that provide an excellent service for locals. These include the Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme (KCCP), Club4U and St Benedict's Photography Group to name but a few. q The DART Station has been a huge asset to Kilbarrack. Kilbarrack Physiotherapy Clinic 57 Kilbarrack Road, Raheny, Dublin 5 Tel: (01) 839 1990 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 5 Waxing 5 Eye care 5 Makeup 5 Nail care 5 Bridal Bouquet package available 51 Klbarrack Road, Raheny, D.5. Tel: (01) 8321676 www.newimagehairandbeauty.ie We Specialise in Redken Products, Moroccan Oil, 12 week blow dry, and Ghd products We also specialise in Mens Hairpieces, Ladies Wigs & Hair Extensions Open Tues to Sat. 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The last two years or so will certainly go down as one of the most turbulent periods in recent times given our economic woes and the situation we now find ourselves in after years of living it up while the Celtic 13 APRIL 2011. NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST G Greendale Shopping Centre. Tiger strutted across our communities. Who could have predicted the crisis that has cast doom and gloom over every town and village in the country? The tiger is but a distant dream and has been replaced by the wolf that we're all battling to keep from the door. However, we've been down this darkened road before, albeit not for some time, and our fighting spirit will see us through no doubt. It's time for our communities to batten down the hatches and pull ranks, support each other in these challenging times. Business communities especially are in need of our support and there has never been a more important time to support our local traders and play our part in keeping employment levels in our areas. Kilbarrack is one of those areas that has always strived to offer its citizens quality local services. It has always been renowned as a close-knit community providing shops, schools, sports clubs and recreational outlets. From humble beginnings, Kilbarrack has grown along with the population explosion and this growth has been more than matched by local businesses that have stepped up to the mark. There is a lot of things you need in the area with local businesses always willing to welcome you with a friendly smile, as well as that all important quality service. In a lot of cases, those serving us from behind the counters are our neighbours, which is another incentive to shop local during these challenging times. Kilbarrack has a local office of Dublin City Council, two shopping areas and a range of shops and pubs. There is a major Health Services Executive (HSE) centre, and, at the boundary with Raheny and Donaghmede, a Municipal Fire Station and practice yard. Kilbarrack is fortunate in that is located close to the coast and all the natural amenities that involved. It is also close to the city centre and of course having the DART line on its doorstep makes travelling about much easier. Bus routes also serve the area. Kilbarrack has a proud history and great potential and there's no better time to support the local businesses on our doorstep that have been looking after us in good times and bad. Indeed, the Northside of Dublin is full of working class communities that give this side of our fair city a good name and none more so than Kilbarrack, a thriving area that's rich in history and character. G Booker Prize winner Roddy Doyle was a teacher at Greendale Community School. Frank Jennings The Funeral Home Foxfield, Kilbarrack Foxhound Inn Greendale Road, Kilbarrack For the Lads... 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In line with Government policy we also provide a service for those experiencing problems with alcohol. With the appointment of a rehabilatation manager (IACP) and an addiction counsellor (IAAAC) we are able to link in with young people (under 18's with parental consent) and provide one to one counselling KCCP would like to thank the Health Service Executive, FAS, The Gardai, KLEAR, Dublin City Council, Dublin City Youth Services Board, Dublin City Vocational Education Committee, The Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, POBAL, AIB Better Ireland Programme, The National Lottery, The Dublin North East Drugs Task Force, The National Advisory Committee on Drugs and local busineses for providing support. 32 women's mini marathon 13 APRIL 2011. NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST WOMEN'S MINI MARATHON June 6th 2011 difference in the lives of people living with Multiple Sclerosis by joining the MS Team in this year's Mini Marathon, Bank Holiday Monday June 6th. Your support will help us raise over 100,000 to provide vital services for people with MS, their families and carers. By joining in the fun this year for MS, women from all over the country will be making a real difference in the local area. Contact MS Ireland on 01 6781600 or email email@example.com ing the gap between state funding and the cost of our services. The Society needs to raise �5 million annually to maintain current services and fund new initiatives. To do this we rely totally on the generosity of our donors and supporters. We would like to thank all those who are participating in the 2011 Flora Women's Mini Marathon on behalf of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland. thanks to your ongoing support. Help us bring a smile to the faces of special children all over Ireland. Do your bit and be part of the Dream Team to make this happen. Simply call us now on 061 633777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for your sponsor pack or to see how you can get involved, check our website www.shareadream.ie for a full list of all our organised events. MS Ireland MS Ireland would like to invite women from all around the country to have fun, get fit and make a real IZE US R PR O UL ISE Y AB RA RED B F D SO UN SPON PF TO Join Dublin Simon Women's Mini Wo omen's Marathon Team Marathon Team ra e and help put homelessness on the run. run Dublin Simon Community Ladies it's that time of year again and once more we need your support to help raise funds for people who are homeless in Dublin. And did you know that over 20% of the people we work with are female? Do you want to get fit, have fun and help us put homelessness on the run? Then please call us today on01 671 5551 or email email@example.com To get a sponsorship pack for this year's Flora Women's Mini Marathon on 6th June 2011. We have a fantastic prize on offer, again thanks to Girlsnightin.ie, for the lady who raises the most sponsorship plus five of her friends! It's the perfect Girls' Day Out! So what are you waiting for? Log onto www.dubsimon.ie to find out more about Dublin Simon Community and we will send you your pack with sponsorship cards, tshirt and training guide for this year's Mini Marathon The Share a Dream Foundation The Share a Dream Foundation is a National children's charity, creating smiles and happy memories to very sick & disabled children all over Ireland. The funds raised last year at the various mini marathons went a long way towards putting our dream machine on the road. However to keep it on the road, we need you and any friends or family members to take part in this year's Flora Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin on the 6th June 2011. The Dream Machine, our magical fun bus will travel to individual children who are confined to their homes & hospitals because of their terrible illness or disability and all too often forgotten about in their own community. If they can't get to us then we will deliver their dream to their very doorstep! You heard it here first but Captain Courage might also make an appearance! The Dream Machine is exclusive to Share a Dream and one of its kind in Ireland and its all Please join the Dream team and walk or run at this year's FLORA WOMEN'S MINI MARATHON ON MONDAY 6TH JUNE 2011. Help us bring a smile to the faces of special children all over Ireland. Simply call us now on 061 633777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for your sponsor pack or to see how you can get involved, check our website www.shareadream.ie for a full list of all our organised events. wom email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: Tel: 01 671 5551 The highest fundraiser will win an ultimate Girls Night InTM Party for her & 6 friends! Girls Party y Contact us by e-mail or phone: by GET THE GIRLS TOGETHER! Join the fun of The Flora Women's Mini Marathon on 6th June 2011 and raise much needed funds for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Join our team and be in with a chance to win some great prizes! To get your Fundraising pack Phone Claire 01 207 3833 or email: email@example.com RU RUN ORWALK UN WALK AL FOR OR Take part in the Women's Mini Marathon 6 on Bank Holiday Monday 7th of June 01 6781600 firstname.lastname@example.org The Alzheimer Society The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is the national leader in understanding and providing dementia-specific support and services. Services include Day Care Centres, Home Care Support Services, Carer Support Groups, Social Clubs and an overnight Respite Centre. Fundraising events such as The Flora Women's Mini Marathon are vital in supplement- 13 APRIL 2011. NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST Walk or Run in the Flora Women's Mini Marathon for St Luke's Hospital, Rathgar, for Cancer Research and Cancer Care WOMEN'S MINI MARATHON Bone Marrow for Leukaemia ing sponsorship for the Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust. Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust was established 30 years ago and has provided ongoing support for the development of the national bone marrow transplant programme at St. James Hospital. As we have entered a difficult economic period support is even more vital than before. Our transplant programme has continued to grow. This year we expect to carry out 130 stem cell transplants for a variety of blood diseases, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The Trust has just purchased four new apartments for patients and their families after transplant from all over the country while they have to attend hospital every day. We would be very grateful for the support of any ladies taking part in the Women's Mini Marathon who would consider rais- women's mini marathon 33 2011 FLORA WOMEN'S MINI MARATHON INFORMATION SHEET Please Note - this Event is strictly for St Francis Hospice Raheny/ Blanchardstown. St. Francis Hospice Raheny/Blanchardstown The expansion of hospice services to comprehensively serve North Dublin is vital. In July 2009 St. Francis Hospice set out to achieve this through commencing the building of a second facility, St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. . The first phase of the Hospice, which includes a Hospice Day Care Center, a base for our Community Palliative Care Team and Out Patient services is now complete and the building of a 24-bed In-Patient Unit is well underway and will be completed in March 2011. Together, St. Francis Hospice, Raheny and Blanchardstown, will provide greatly-enhanced palliative care services to the people of North Dublin City and County. MAJOR VOLUNTARY SUPPORT IS REQUIRED TO MEET CONSTRUCTION COSTS The construction cost for the new Hospice is �22 M. (including fees) and we are totally dependent on the ongoing support and generosity of the community to assist in meeting the costs associated with the development. The site has been provided by the Government and also a contribution towards the fitout of the hospice which has been a definite bonus. In the current financial climate meeting the costs of the building and fitting-out the new facility will be a challenge and we are in great need of your support. This muchneeded, second hospice will bring major benefits to the community and St. Francis Hospice earnestly appeals to you to for your support in this year's Women's Mini Marathon. FEMALES ONLY MALES ARE NOT ALLOWED The Friends of St Luke's Hospital, Rathgar raises much needed funds for cancer research and cancer care and is now part of the St Luke's Radiation Oncology Network, which will have new centres at St James's and Beaumont Hospitals in 2011. This will reduce waiting times for treatment, delivering a vastly improved service to all cancer patients. Walk, Jog or Run in the Women's Mini Marathon on 6th June - For further details Contact (01) 406 5314 A1.ai 1 28/02/2011 11:52 Date/Time: Bank Holiday Monday, 6th June 2011 at 3.00pm. Start: Fitzwilliam Square, Dub lin Distance: 10K. 2. Central Remedial Clinic Stunning Argentina " land of Silver", is the exciting destination for the Central Remedial Clinic's 2011 fundraising Challenge. Next March the CRC and 50 adventure seekers will travel to the beautiful city of Mendoza, gateway to the Andes and the famous Cerro Aconcagua, South America's tallest peak, to begin this amazing adventure. Moving on to the spectacularly exciting capital Buenos Aires,participants will celebrate St Patrick's day Argentinean style .If you would like to join the CRC on this exciting adventure, please call free phone 1800 612 612 or email email@example.com for further details. Finish: St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. First Entry Form: The first Ent ry Form will be in the Evening Herald on Wednesda y 2nd March 2011. Closing Date: Wednesday 27t h April 2011 or when maximum number of entries is reached. Age Limit: Participants mu st be at least 14 on Mini Marathon Day. Timing Chip: All participant s will be provided with a Timing Tag and those who enter as Runners or Fast Joggers mu st wear the Timing Tag. Elite Runners have to produc e official results from a race,over the past two years ,showing they are capable of a 10K time under 45 minutes. Other Runners must do likewise to prove a time under 60 mins. Fast Jog gers have shown that they are capable of jogging below 100 mins. Fee: 17euro - All ( On-Line entries will incur an extra 1 euro Bank Processing charge) Entry Process: All participant s must enter either on the official Entry Form which will appear in the Evening Herald every Wedne sday and Saturday online at www.florawomensminimara thon.ie from 2nd March 2011. Women's Mini Marathon omen's en's Marathon Marath Marath Marat C M St. Francis Hospice Help us to maintain and expand this vital service for North Dublin City and County. Please Walk or Run for Y CM MY CY CMY K Raheny/Blanchardstown on the 6th June THE CENTRAL REMEDIAL CLINIC Needs YOU!!! � Join our Team - Run or Walk FLORA WOMENS MINI-MARATHON MONDAY JUNE 6th 2011 In aid of THE CENTRAL REMEDIAL CLINIC Support our work for children and adults with physical & multiple disabilities. Call 8327535 for Sponsorship Cards and T-Shirts or use our website www.stfrancishospice.ie Freephone: 1800 612 612 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or www.crc.ie FOR SPONSORSHIP CARD AND FREE T-SHIRT! Charity No. CHY 4998 Don't Forget to Register with First ! BONE MARROW for LEUKAEMIA TRUST WOMEN'S MINI MARATHON MONDAY 6TH JUNE 2011 LADIES, WILL YOU JOIN OUR TEAM 2011? 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Linda Keating, Director of Fundraising for the Foundation, said: "The mini marathon has always been one of the highlights of our year. "It is a terrific event and we are very fortunate to have such a large group taking part on our behalf again this year. "The camaraderie between the ladies is incredible and we are delighted to have Marks & Spencer on board as our sponsor again this year." Carmel Breheny, marketing manager for Marks & Spencer Ireland, said they have proudly supported the Marie Keating Foundation's Mini Marathon campaign for the last six years. "I would encourage both customers and our staff to take part this year in what is a great day out for a very worthy cause," stated Ms Breheny. To join Team Marie Keating, phone 6283728 or visit www.mariekeating.ie 13 APRIL 2011. 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Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ire"This is our second year supland. porting the CFAI as we are aiming Denise thanked everyone who to help them raise 100,000 for came along on the day and helped much needed CF isolation facilito raise the impressive sum of ties." 520. For more information on "We were delighted to have face Happy Faces Day visit www.depainting artists Anya and Sophie on signworksphoto.com hand from PartyFace who did a wonderful job, kindly rewarding the kids with very creative face painting free of charge," said Denise. Happy Faces Day is an annual nationwide fundraising project organised by the Irish Professional Photographers' Association benefiting Irish children's charities. This year all proceeds will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland. As all the photographers involved are providing their services free of charge and covering G Rhianna Malone had her face painted by Partyall costs, all of this Face at the DesignWorks Photography Happy Faces money will go diDay in Skerries. G GO FOR IT GIRLS: Teresa Byrne, who has survived breast cancer, is pictured with Glenda Gilson at the launch of the Marie Keating Foundation's Women's Mini Marathon campaign. PHOTO: FENNELL'S crossword Complete the grid to find the name of a Dublin area (in the shaded boxes). Across 1. Established beyond doubt. (6) 5. The world's second largest country by area. (6) 10. Capable of resuming original shape after stretching. (7) 11. Pedal driven, humanpowered, single-track vehicle. (7) 12. Thin and fit. (4) 13. Sweet food from nectar. (5) 15. Send via the postal service. (4) 17. Scrape as if to relieve itching. (3) 19. A word or phrase that people use in particular situations. (6) 21. Not often. (6) 22. Previously, before now. (7) 23. 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It involves the gentle movement of the bones, membranes and fluids within the Cranial mechanism, and can be helpful in treatment of all age groups. Therapy involves a very gentle touch of the practitioners hands, both for diagnosis and for treatment. This light contact may be taken up on the cranium, the sacrum or any other part of reliant upon the integrity and unobstructed movement the body as appropriate. Among the conditions which of the bones of the head respond well to Osteopathy in and face (Cranium), down the Cranial Field are; the spine to the triangle shaped bone at the end of *Headache, Migraine, Period the spine (The Sacrum). These bones have small but Pains. *Asthma, Sinusitis, Bronchitis, very definite movements Cystitis. and these movements are *Frozen Shoulder, Arthritis, vital for the proper function Sciatica, Sprained Ankle, Joint of the mechanisms associated with these bones, Disorders, RSI. *Digestive Problems, e.g. the temporal bone Whiplash Injuries, Spinal houses the ear if it is obstructed ear blockage can Curvatures. *Back Pain, Neck Pain, occur, if the bones *Tension, Anxiety, Insomnia, surrounding the eye don't Visual Disturbances. move correctly the eye can *Lack of Energy. become congested. *Problems during and after This mechanism can be Pregnancy, Post-Operative affected by genetic, Effects, Adhesions. nutritional and *Dental and TMJ Problems. environmental factors as well as; For queries any of the Articles � Birth Strain contact Tony O'Brien at the � Illness and Disease Littlejohn Clinic, 122A � Problems of the muscles Cromwellsfort Road, and joints Walkinstown. � Posture Telelphone: 01 4560300. � Emotions Tony also has a private clinic � Accidents and Trauma, in Swords and can be reached especially at the head and at 087 2992899 or 01 pelvis 8021748. � Stress E-mail email@example.com Website: Osteopathy in the Cranial tonyobrienosteopath.com Field or Cranial Osteopathy involves a thorough northside 13 APRIL 2011. 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OSTEOPATHY IN THE CRANIAL FIELD In past articles it has been explained that osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment that works with the structure and function of the body. We have discussed how the structure is essential to the function, and therefore the health of the body, and that good mechanical structure is vital in the maintenance of good health. We have explained how poor mechanical function can cause disturbance to the muscular, nervous or circulatory systems of the body in the local area and to the body as a whole. Within the body is a system that controls the fluid (Cerebro Spinal Fluid) that bathes every nerve in the body, and as healthy nerve supply is essential to all bodily functions, it is plain to see how important this system is. The CSF (Cerebro Spinal Fluid) is formed in the brain and serves to protect and cushion the brain and spinal cord. As this fluid flows downward, it carries away toxic wastes and moves hormones between widely separated regions of the brain. The success of this system is We can feel thrown off balance, our beliefs shattered, lack of motivation and fearful. When this happens we lose our ability to think clearly and rationally and we lose sight of things. We constantly worry about different things that never happen and by doing this we waste years of our life that we never get back. Our emotions can gallop away from us and if we leave this unchallenged it can consume our everyday lives with negative thoughts and negative behavioural patterns. However, there is good � ANXIETY � STRESS � SMOKING � WEIGHT � CONFIDENCE � PHOBIAS � EMOTIONAL ISSUES At Sutton Cross Pharmacy Contact Wendy Quinn ADHP MICHP 086 68 48 046 Osteopath Tony O'Brien D.O. M.O.C.I. M.A.O.I. M.I.C.O. NOTICE: The Dublin People Group of Newspapers reserves the right to decline, omit, suspend or alter any advertisement in any of its publications or to terminate any contract and will not be held responsible for any loss caused thereby. No liability is accepted for any loss caused thereby. No liability is accepted for any loss or damage caused by an error in the printing of any advertisement. No liability is accepted for any loss or damage alleged to arise through delay in forwarding copy. Website: tonyobrienosteopath.com including Osteopathy in the "Cranial" Field (O.C.F.) FOR BACK, NECK, LIMB PAIN, ARTHRITIS & SPORTS INJURIES, SINUS PROBLEMS NOW IN SWORDS MON ,TUES & FRI (ENERGY FITNESS, APPLEWOOD VILLAGE) Also Working from The LittleJohn Osteopathic Clinic Walkinstown Tel: Tony (087) 299 2899 or (01) 8021748 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Covered by most Health Insurers � Member of the O.C.I. 48 health & beauty Bop till you drop a dress size! Zumba the world's fastest growing exercise sensation is sweeping the nation. Imagine an easy way to stop smoking, without the nasty side-effects such as irritability and weight gain. So Consider These Questions:Do you want to stop smoking quickly and easily? Would you like to stop smoking without gaining weight? Would you like to stop smoking without the craving's ? Are you worried about 13 APRIL 2011. NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST Would you like to Quit Smoking in One Session? what smoking is doing to your health? Have you tried quitting before and failed? For more information or to book your appointment today see www.stravershypnosis .com or call 01 484 7834 or 086 1786809 now 100% GUARANTEED YOU CAN NOW STOP SMOKING IN ONE Session or you get FREE Sessions until you do. ALSO YOU CAN 'THINK YOURSELF THIN' WITH NEW CUTTING EDGE PSYCHOLOGICAL 3 SESSION WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM. WE CAN GUARANTEE YOUR RESULTS WITH A MONEY BACK GUARANTEE TREATMENTS FOR ANXIETY, STRESS, PANIC ATTACKS, CONFIDENCE, FEARS, PHOBIAS, PUBLIC SPEAKING, ADDICTIONS DEPRESSION. Medical Rooms/ Treatment Rooms on Half Day or Daily basis Situated on Malahide Road AVAILABLE TO RENT See www.stravershypnosis.com Clinics in Dublin 7 and Dublin 4 To Book Your Appointment Today Tel. Gerry 086-2545990 Business hours Call now on 01 484 7834 or 086 1786809 place & pay www.dublinpeople.com/placeyourad The fun with fitness dance workout already has ten million Participants in classes around the globe and has spread like wildfire internationally. Now the heat is on Ireland as the country's premier dance fitness company, Stepping Out are launching their ten week Zumba Fitness Summer Shape Up. Designed to lead you right into the summer with the energy to enjoy the long days and the new shape to banish those bikini blues. More than 7,000 people did our New Year Zumba shape up, Says Stepping Out founder, Sharon Tinkler; We know demand is high for this next course in fact more than half the classes are already full. We are putting on extra classes to try to facilitate the demand but I can't over emphasis the need for early booking. The dance driven programme, features fast and slow rhythms fusing; South American zest with high energy moves combining into the perfect exercise routine. It is the ultimate way to shed loads of pounds without spending them quips Sharon, It is a type of belt-tightening that people will actually look forward to, she adds. If you lose 2lbs a week over the ten weeks of the course, you would lose 1.5 stone. You would be fitter, healthier and because of the workout you change body shape and we will make you smile, she says. The sessions and routines are done in line formation so clients do not have to have partners. Dragging yourself to the gym to sweat on a treadmill on your day off just isn't fun. That's where Zumba comes in, wrote Cosmopolitan magazine. The New York Times was equally impressed: A session with Zumba can feel like a trip to a night club, was its verdict. Sharon agrees with this: We want you to want to work out, that is our goal, and that is the key to Zumba. It is a satisfying and fulfilling fitness programme but the gain comes without pain, and that is why it is so popular across the planet. We wanted to offer our customers something different but something that they can enjoy and be comfortable with while having a good time. Basically, we want you to make the most of yourself, with the most popular, most effective and most fun way to keep fit, Sharon concludes. For further information on local venues and start dates log on to www.steppingout.ie or call 01 620 5030 Pictured at the launch of The Stepping Out Zumba Summer Shape Up course Stepping Out founder Sharon Tinkler and Stepping Out Teachers. Sapphire Beauty � � � � � � FACIALS MANICURES PEDICURES WAXING MASSAGE SPRAY TANNING 61 St Assam s Park (above Mace) Raheny, Dublin 5 Danish Style, Great Prices, sizes 8-24. 087-2891532 Phone Patricia on Phone: 087 9942628 E-Mail: email@example.com All Very Welcome 49 northside 13 APRIL 2011. NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST personal services PSYCHIC HOLISTIC FAIR WE COME TO YOU... Full service Grooming all breeds, Cats Too! NO GROOMING SALON CAGES! LESS STRESS ON YOUR PET! LESS HASSLE FOR YOU! SUNDAY 17th April 11am till 7pm at The Royal Hotel, Bray. Are you interested in a personal one on one with some of Ireland's Top Mediums, Psychics & Fortune Tellers? 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NORTHSIDE PEOPLE EAST Plannings & Public Notices planning notice DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL I Daniel O' Connor of 117 Buttercup Park, Darndale, Dublin 17. Intend to apply for Permission for the demolition of an existing wooden bay attached to the side of the house,the gaps will then be blocked with walls. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. planning notice DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL We Margarette and John Coakley intend to apply for Planning Permission for conversion of existing attic space to habitable room, with dormer roof extensions to West (Rear) and South (Side) elevations, and two roof-lights to East (Front) elevation at 143 The Stiles Road, Dublin 3. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. FINGAL COUNTY FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL COUNCIL planning notice FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL We, Mr.& Mrs. P. King, intend to apply for Planning Permission for the partial demolition of a single storey extension and the construction of a two storey dwelling and ancillary works, including widening of existing entrance to create 2 separate entrances, to the side of 24 Limetree Avenue, Portmarnock, Co.Dublin. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. planning notice FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL Art & Suzanne McCann intend to apply for Planning Permission for demolition of an existing single storey structure to side, and Planning Permission for construction of a revised porch entrance, two storey extension to side, single storey extension to side and rear, ancillary interior alterations, ancillary garden landscaping and new boundary screening, and the construction of a single storey garden shed to the rear all at 24 Millview Lawn, Malahide, Co. Dublin. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. Please consider adopting an animal rather than buying! Like our Bruce Staffordshire bull terrier Contact Dogs in Distress on 087-0962966 or 086-0713619. www.dogsindistress.org planning notice DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL Planning permission is sought for an extension to an existing dwelling at No. 51 Seapark Drive, Clontarf, Dublin 5, on behalf of David and Julie Morrissey. The proposal comprises demolition of rear boiler house and shared boundary wall and side garage, construction of new single storey front porch, two storey extension to side and rear, with associated site and landscaping works, including widening of front boundary wall to create an additional parking space, and new front roof light and rear dormer to attic space. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. Signed: www.planningworkshop.net Planning Consultants & Sustainable Design The Dublin People Group of Newspapers planning notice DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL I Margaret Healy intend to apply for Retention Permission and Planning Permission At No. 80 Grange Park Crescent, Raheny, Dublin 5. Retention permission of vehicular entrance off Grange Park Crescent and hard surface car parking area with gate pillars to front of house and Planning Permission to erect gates and have public footpath dished. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. planning notice DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL I, Therese Kelly intend to apply for Planning Permission for development at this site 45 Third Avenue, Seville Place, Dublin 1. The development will consist of a conversion of existing attic space to a bedroom by constructing a dormer roof to the rear of the existing house roof. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. To advertise your PLANNING PERMISSIONS FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL Ring Mary at 8162903 planning notice FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL Application is being made to Fingal County Council by Cathal & Kerry Cannon for Planning Permission for the construction of a two storey extension to the side of the existing dwelling, attic conversion with dormer window to rear of building, and domestic garage to rear of dwelling at 102 Kilbarrack Road, Dublin 5. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL e-mail: m.fulton@ dublinpeople.com to advertise your planning permissions Northside People East Edition Issue: 13 April 2011 planning notice FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL Application is being made to Fingal County Council by John & Noreen Keating for Planning Permission for an attic conversion with dormer window to side of building at No. 21 Admiral Park, Baldoyle, Dublin 13. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of he prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. FINGAL COUNTY FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL COUNCIL planning notice FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL Application is being made to Fingal County Council by Malcolm & Sandra Stafford for Planning Permission for an attic conversion with dormer window to side of building at No. 28 Admiral Park, Baldoyle, Dublin 13. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. planning notice FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL Application is being made to Fingal County Council by Niall & Aine Behan for Planning Permission for an attic conversion with dormer window to side of building at No. 24 Admiral Park, Baldoyle, Dublin 13. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. planning notice DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL Retention Permission for alterations to approved plans (application No.3183/06) including porch to front extending first floor balcony over, subdividing first floor back bedroom in two and partial conversion of attic space store to bedroom with ensuite with velux window to the front at 30a Crescent Place, Fairview, Dublin 3. For Justin Capucci. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the Planning Authority during its public opening hours and that a submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the authority in writing on the payment of the prescribed fee within the period of five weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the Authority of the application. planning notice DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL- Permission sought for alterations to garden boundary walls including raising existing and building new walls to the front, side and rear at 159 Grange Abbey Crescent, Donaghmede, Dublin 13. For Michael Connelly. 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