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Rathfarnham ISSUE 12: March - April 2010

ENTERPRISE WEEK - How to Start or Expand your Business SPRING CLEANING - Top Tips for a Spring Clean Home WIN A FREE Night Out with your MUM! LOCAL FUNDRAISER - Support the Sam McMahon Trust

PLUS Local News & Events, Tarot-Scopes, Recipes and much more!


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Contents About Diamonds - FitzGibbon Jewellers.............................................6

About Kids - Fantastic Puzzle Page........................................................26

About Reflexology - Looking after Body & Sole..........................8

About Competition - giddyup for Mother’s Day!..................28

About Seasonal Recipe - Spiced Rhubarb Cake....................10

About Local Events - Rathfarnham Roundup...................31-35

About Local Fundraising - The Sam McMahon Trust........12

About Enterprise - DLR Enterprise Week..........................................36

About Legal Matters - Making A Will..............................................14

About Computers - Facebook for Business................................38

About Crossword - Careers Theme......................................................16

About Wordsearch - Daffodils................................................................40

About Gardening - Marching On!........................................................20

Tarot-scopes for March by Mags..........................................................43

About Style - Springclean Your Thinking......................................22

About Education - South Dublin Adult Learning.................44

About Spring Cleaning - Top Tips!........................................................24

Index...................................................................................................................................46

Welcome to the March/April issue of About Rathfarnham Spring has Sprung! So, let’s open the windows and spring into action! A whole issue filled with great features which I hope will inspire and motivate you for the weeks ahead. Brendan Dillon of Dillon Solicitors guides you through Making a Will (pg 14); Style guru Janice Coyne wants you to Spring Clean Your Thinking (pg 22); Kevin Mills of ChemDry Express has some sound advice to help with the Spring Cleaning (pg 24); IT Trainer Paula Flanagan tells us more about Using Facebook for Business (page 38).

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Published by About Magazines DLR Enterprise Week takes place from 22nd March. There are free seminars and networking events available throughout the week for all aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, so do check out what’s on offer (page 36). We also find out more about the fantastic FREE courses on offer in the South Dublin Adult Learning Centre, it’s never too late to learn (page 44). Our Highlighting article features the Sam McMahon Trust. Local family the McMahons, whose son Sam has been diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia, are looking for your support. They have arranged a culinary fundraising event on 8th March, with funds going to the Sam McMahon Trust. Find out how you can get involved and buy tickets on page 12. Finally, don’t forget your Mum on Sunday 14th March - you can both win a great night out at giddy studios in our competition (page 28). Until our next issue, I hope you enjoy our issue of About Dundrum and have a very Happy Easter! Best Regards,

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ABOUT DIAMONDS

Engaging with

– A Local Gem! by Fiona Tuomey

Ah l’amour! Not confined to the month of February, but certainly a month where hundreds of people decided to pop the question and propose marriage. So, if you did, let’s talk engagement rings! Engagement rings are traditionally given as a symbol of love and commitment between two people. You may be looking for an engagement ring for a surprise proposal, you may be looking for your own or maybe you are browsing with your partner. Whatever the situation, FitzGibbon Jewellers have the answer! Adrian FitzGibbon & Family have been in the jewellery trade for the past 40 years. Located on Butterfield Avenue in Rathfarnham Shopping Centre for the last 16 years, FitzGibbon Jewellers have a fantastic range of engagement rings and diamond jewellery. Adrian, along with his sister Valerie and experienced staff, have built up a reputation among customers for providing quality goods and a superb customer service. Whatever your budget or style, you can be sure of finding it in their store. I spoke with Adrian’s sister Valerie and asked her why readers should drop into FitzGibbons if they are looking for an engagement ring? “Choosing an engagement ring, or any diamond, is a very special purchase. We pride ourselves on our ability to listen to our customers and match their desires and budget with a well chosen diamond. Our designs vary from classic single stones (solitaires), single stones with shoulder stones and also three stone (trilogy) rings. Some people may even decide to wear an eternity ring as an engagement ring; there are no strict rules to follow.”

Colour refers to a diamond's lack of colour, grading the whiteness of a diamond. A colour grade of D is the highest possible, while Z is the lowest. Clarity is a measure of the number and size of the tiny imperfections that occur in almost all diamonds. Many of these imperfections are microscopic and do not affect a diamond's beauty in any discernible way.” Well, as the song goes, diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but let’s not confine it to the newly engaged! FitzGibbon’s also have a fantastic range of diamond pendants, diamond necklaces and diamond bracelets in their range. As Valerie explained “Our diamond range includes diamond pendants, from our classic single stone (solitaire) range, diamond crosses and a collection of contemporary designs. We also have a range of diamond earrings to match almost every design, if you are looking for a gift set. Our diamond pendants all include an 18ct gold chain, specially selected to look sleek, subtle and keep the focus on the pendant itself”. FitzGibbon Jewellers are offering all readers a stunning 25% off all diamond jewellery throughout the month of March. Don’t fret if your budget doesn’t allow for a sparkling purchase. You can always leave in an older piece which can be cleaned, repaired or remodelled and brought back to life. There’s always a way to get the sparkle into your loved one’s life!!

So, what should people look out for when choosing a diamond? “Most people have heard of the four C's in Diamonds 1 Carat, 2 Cut, 3 Colour and 4 Clarity, but they are not sure what this means. Carat is specifically a measure of a diamond's weight. We tend to evaluate diamond size by viewing it from the top because that is how diamonds are presented to us when set into a ring. Cut is a diamond's most important characteristic. It has the greatest overall influence on a diamond's beauty and sparkle. Always select the highest cut grade within your budget. 6 | ABOUT RATHFARNHAM

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ABOUT REFLEXOLOGY

Barbara Brown - Looking After Body & Sole by Jennifer Greene Barbara Brown is a qualified Reflexology therapist from Ballycullen. She has been a qualified Reflexologist for 2 years, following training by The Healing House and holds an ITEC Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology and Reflexology. Barbara Brown Barbara practices from her therapy room in Rathfarnham, but also gives clients the option of treatment in their own home. So, where did the interest in reflexology start? “I have always had a keen interest in alternative medicine and I have seen its benefits first hand. My mum was my tutor on the Reflexology course, as she has been a teacher and practitioner for the last 16 years. I continue to learn and recently qualified in Holistic Massage,” Barbara explained.

problems; pregnancy, fertility and menopause related problems; back and joint pain and insomnia are just a few of the conditions reflexology may help to relieve. Many people may think 'my feet look horrible and will be commented upon' - Is this true? No. Before starting a treatment, a reflexologist will examine your feet. If they feel you may need treatment from a chiropodist or doctor for a foot condition eg verrucas or corns, they will tell you. Other than that they are there to do a job and aren't judging your feet, or indeed you. Your feet have their own shape and structure, and are nothing to be ashamed of! Sum up reflexology in a sentence Reflexology is the technique of applying gentle pressure to reflex points on the feet and hands to bring about a state of deep relaxation, stimulate the body’s own healing process and help a person return to a state of balance and well-being (homeostasis).

I asked Barbara to dispel a few of the myths and answer a few questions many potential clients may have about Reflexology. Who can have reflexology? From newborn babies to the very elderly. Your age and state of health are taken into consideration by the therapist, when planning the nature and duration of your treatment. Then the pressure he/she uses will be adjusted to meet your individual needs. Reflexology is torture if you are ticklish - Is this true? No! As soon as you relax you’ll find that the firm, sure touch used by the therapist doesn't tickle. I have never lost a client because they found the treatment ticklish, even those who were bracing themselves for an ordeal have been very pleasantly surprised. What does reflexology actually do for you? Reflexology is a holistic treatment, since the whole person is treated instead of singling out a symptom. A reflexology treatment works through each organ, gland and body system. It has many benefits including relaxation, pain and stress relief, improved circulation and digestion, stimulation of the immune and nervous systems and balance for the mind, body and spirit. Digestive disorders eg Irritable Bowel or acid reflux; migraines; sinus problems; PMS and hormone related 8 | ABOUT RATHFARNHAM

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ABOUT RECIPE

Spiced Rhubarb Cake & Borscht (Beetroot Soup) SPICED RHUBARB CAKE

Clean the beetroot, top and tail, being careful not to cut too far into the flesh. Do not peel. Simmer whole in unsalted water until tender (from 30 - 50 mins, depending on size). Drain, cool and remove the skin by rubbing. Chop or grate the cooked beetroot into a large saucepan. Add the stock, carrots, onions and celery. Bring to the boil and add the peppercorns, lemon zest, salt and bouquet garni. Cover and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes, then add salt to taste. Strain the resulting broth through a fine sieve into a serving bowl, squeeze the pulp gently to get all the liquid, then stir in the lemon juice.

Rhubarb is just coming into season now so make the most of the early crop with this delicious and moist rhubarb cake.

To serve, put the cream or yoghurt into the centre of the bowl, pour in the soup and give it a couple of swirls. Sprinkle a little chopped parsley on top.

1.5lb / 600g Fresh Rhubarb 4oz / 100g Butter 3oz / 75g Sugar plus extra for sprinkling 2 eggs 4oz / 100g Self Raising Flour 1 tsp Mixed Spice 0.5-1 tsp Ground Ginger For the topping: 3oz / 75g Butter 4oz / 100g Flour 2oz / 50g Demerara Sugar Rinse and chop the rhubarb into 1in / 2cm chunks. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time beating well to avoid curdling. Fold in the flour and the spices. Spoon the mixture into a greased and lined 8in / 20cm cake tin. Level out the mixture and cover with the prepared rhubarb and sprinkle with sugar. Make the topping by rubbing the butter into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs and stirring in the sugar. Spoon over the rhubarb. Bake for 45 - 50 mins at 180°C/350°F/Gas mark 4 until firm and springy to the touch.

BORSCHT (BEETROOT SOUP) 1 litres Beef Stock 900g Beetroot 450g Onion, grated 225g Carrots, peeled & grated 2 Large sticks of Celery, chopped 1 Bouquet Garni Salt and Pepper 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice. 1 tsp Lemon Zest 4 - 6 Black Peppercorns Garnish: Soured cream, yogurt or crème fraîche, about 1tbsp per person. Finely chopped parsley 10 | ABOUT RATHFARNHAM

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ABOUT LOCAL FUNDRAISING

Cooking up a Storm for Sam by Sandra McKenna Sam McMahon was born on 16th February, 2001 at The National Maternity Hospital in Dublin. He arrived 12 days early and barely tipped the scales at 5 pounds. He lives in Knocklyon with his Mum (Caroline), Dad (Brian) and older brother Ben.

Determined to raise the standards of home cooking, Neven Maguire will demonstrate how to transfer his expertise from the restaurant to the domestic kitchen, offering expert advice to both the novice and experienced cook.

On 14th November, 2008 he was diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA). Although there were many small hints that there was something different about Sam, it took many years of doctors’ visits and tests to establish that he has FA.

Neven Maguire

Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) is a debilitating, life-shortening, degenerative neuro-muscular disorder. Onset of symptoms can vary from childhood to adulthood and can include loss of coordination (ataxia) in the arms and legs; energy deprivation and muscle loss; vision impairment, hearing loss, slurred speech; aggressive scoliosis (curvature of the spine); diabetes mellitus; and a serious heart condition.

Sam is bright, out-going and fun to be with. He loves reading, playing PS3 and watching TV. He likes to swim and wants to learn to play the drums. His favourite colour is red. Why not support The Sam McMahon Trust and Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance by buying a pair of tickets for this fantastic event? Tickets, would make an ideal gift for a foodie, are priced at just €25 each. Tickets are available from www.menupages.ie/sam or call 086 819 3321. You can also learn more about Friedreich’s Ataxia and the Sam McMahon Trust on www.sammcmahontrust.ie

While the mental capabilities of people with FA remain completely intact, the progressive loss of coordination and muscle strength caused by FA leads to motor incapacitation and the full-time use of a wheelchair. There is currently no treatment or cure for it. The Sam McMahon Trust and Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance Charity are to benefit from a cookery demonstration by award-winning chef and restaurateur Neven Maguire in the D4 Berkeley Hotel on 8th March 2010. Following a drinks reception at 7pm, Neven will demonstrate how to cook some great recipes taken from his new culinary guide and cookbook, “Home Chef”, at 8pm. 12 | ABOUT RATHFARNHAM

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ABOUT LEGAL MATTERS

Did you know? Focus on Wills by Brendan Dillon, Dillon Solicitors If you die leaving behind a spouse and children, your children will be automatically entitled to share one third of what you own. This may not be what you intend. Brendan Dillon

If you separate or divorce having previously made a will, the provisions of this will remain valid until you make a new will. If you die leaving a will your spouse has a legal right. This will vary. If you have no children your spouse will be entitled to one half of your estate. If you have children, your spouse will be entitled to one third of your estate.

Dillon Solicitors are donating €25.00 for each will made as a result of this article to the Haiti Disaster Fund. Please phone our office at 296 0666 today to make an appointment.

When someone dies having made a will, there is a process which follows which involves proving that the will was valid. This is commonly referred to as taking out probate. If there is no will, the deceased’s next of kin can apply to take out a grant of administration in relation to the estate? So, why is it so important to make a will? • You get to decide who benefits from your estate. • You can minimise the tax paid by your next of kin on your death. • You can set up a trust for any minor children. • You can appoint guardians for your children. • You can make gifts to charity or non family members if you wish. • You can make provision for a child or relation with special needs. 14 | ABOUT RATHFARNHAM

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ABOUT CROSSWORD

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ABOUT GARDENING

Round the Garden: Marching On! by Tom Percy Prepare March is the first month when the lawn starts demanding attention. Feed the areas where the grass is thin, or re-seed if the grass has been worn away. If the soil is inhibiting growth, or the grass is discoloured, then it is best to replace that section. Remove over wintered greens and set out new asparagus beds. Mint beds should be renewed by lifting and replanting. To prevent the mint spreading round the garden it is advisable to plant in below ground containers. Give long lasting feed to established plants and trees. Scatter three or four handfuls of blood, fish and bone in a circle around the base of fruit trees, then gently trowel in. Raspberries, currants, blackberries and gooseberries could also use a sprinkling of gently dug in blood, fish and bone.

Now is the time to graft onto stock, apples, cherries, pears and plums the scions that were cut four weeks earlier. Prune Tidy up any creepers that need pruning and be ruthless with old and leggy growth. Box, holly, laurel, bay, rhododendrons and conifers can be moved or trimmed. Replace any damaged plants. Cuttings can be taken of aburilons, acacias, carnations, single flowering late chrysanthemums, fuchsias, gardenias, geraniums and petunias.

Plant Carnations, chrysanthemums, dahlias, pansies, violas, roses and ranunculus can all be safely planted this month. If you didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do it last month, now is the time to propagate rock plants by division. Any rooted cuttings of fuchsias, heliotropes, marguerites and pelargonium can be potted on now.

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ABOUT STYLE

Spring Clean Your Thinking! by Janice Coyne, Style Consultant Isn’t it good to see the stretch in the day and realise that spring really is around the corner? At this time of year we often think about a spring clean: the house, the garden, the wardrobe, etc. But, how about a spring clean of our thinking? How challenging would it be to re-think how we felt about ourselves - especially our bodies when we look in the mirror? Imagine that when you get up and have that first bleary-eyed look at yourself in the morning you were pleased with what you saw? This is not a pipe dream or wishful thinking. We are all too ready to be self critical. How much better would it be to be self praising – or at the very least selfaccepting?

what are the best clothes for our body shape, colour and lifestyle. Everyone has positive and attractive features and we could all benefit from focussing on those for a while, making an effort to ignore the inner critic and working at enhancing those attributes that others might wish were theirs. Take a little time out this season to re-think yourself into a positive frame of mind ladies, and remember that the wardrobe spring clean can also be part or this year’s therapy to a new you. Janice Coyne is a locally based Style Coach advising on personal style including body shape, colour analysis and wardrobe.

Studies have shown that there is a direct link between our appearance and our self esteem. When we are feeling down or low about ourselves we are most likely to dress in dark colours and not to make an effort with our hair and makeup. What’s more, our body language will send a very clear “I’m unhappy” message to anyone around even if we don’t shuffle about with hands in pockets looking at the ground! If, on the other hand, at the start of a ‘feeling low” day we took the time to do both hair and face and wore the clothes we knew worked the positive effect on ourselves when we looked in the mirror would begin to change our mood. This can be easier to achieve if we’ve already sorted through our wardrobe and identified 22 | ABOUT RATHFARNHAM

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ABOUT SPRING CLEANING

Spring into Action! by Kevin Mills, Chem Dry Express Yes, it is that time again - Spring Cleaning! As the weather gets milder, flinging open the windows to the fresh air and attacking the house is something which many find very therapeutic! To help make things easier we’ve got some great tips from a local professional – Kevin Mills at Chem-Dry Express.

“With anything you must prepare in the right way. You want to get the job done fast but not cut corners. You want to use safe products but they have to be effective. Most importantly you don’t want to take on a job that is meant for a professional, as you’re only wasting your time and energy! The good news is I have enough tips for you to get through everything and have your house like new again! 1. Planning Don’t take on more than one task at a time. This will enable you to work efficiently and effectively. When items are found that belong in another area, place them in a basket and take the time later to return each item to its rightful place. 2. Clutter This is a great time to simplify and de-clutter your home. Recycle old books, magazines and clothes which you no longer wear. Replace with candles and flowers. 3. Fridges Springtime brings a change in diet, so this is a great opportunity to clean the refrigerator. Use a chemical free combination of salt and soda water. The bubbling action of the soda water combined with the abrasive texture of the salt works great as a cleaner. 24 | ABOUT RATHFARNHAM

4. Kitchens and Bathrooms (We can help here!) There may be a build up of limescale around your taps. The best way to get rid of it is to lay paper towels over the fixture and soak it with vinegar, letting it set for one hour. The deposits will soften and become easier to remove. The same applies for shower heads in hard water areas. In the bathroom, pop any mildewed or scummy plastic shower curtains into the washing machine on a warm wash - say 40°C. Don't spin - remove and hang back up straight away so that the creases fall away! Use old toothbrushes to clean awkward nooks and crannies - like plug-holes and drains. If you find that the bottom of your shower tray or shower doors have watermarks which are difficult to remove - get a nylon scouring pad and water, it works wonders! Want an eco friendly way of removing stains from the toilet? Just pour some cola down, flat or fizzy, it works a treat (honest!) If the grouting around your tiles is looking mouldy, you can get it professionally cleaned – which will save you money and make your tiling look like new! 5. Carpets & Upholstery (We can help here too!) Invest in a good vacuum cleaner! Vacuum your carpet twice a week. This will help keep dirt from settling to the bottom of the carpet. If you have pets, try to vacuum three times a week especially in the areas where your pet lies on the carpet. For fresh stains, carbonated water works well. Just pour a generous amount to the soiled area and gently blot the area with a typical white towel. Avoid cheap carpet cleaning products, they leave behind a soapy residue and the carpets will get worse over time! I can guarantee when it comes to fully cleaning a carpet or suite Chem-Dry Express can provide a very competitive price, with the highest quality cleaning system available! Don’t destroy your carpets or upholstery with inferior products. Trust Chem-Dry Express for Drier, Cleaner, Healthier® Carpets and Upholstery!”

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ABOUT KIDS

Child’s Play!

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ABOUT COMPETITION

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Cookery demonstration by award-winning chef and restaurateur, Neven Maguire, in the D4 Berkeley Hotel on 8th March 2010. Tickets are available from www.menupages.ie/sam or call 086 819 3321. THE MARLAY ICA GUILD In 2010, the ICA is celebrating its Centenary Year and to celebrate we have many exciting celebrations organised. A centenary Gala Dinner will be held in Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford in May and the highlight of the year will be a Centenary Garden Party in An Grianan in July. Each guild will mark the year in a special way. Marlay Guild ICA will produce a Centenary Cookbook to mark the occasion. On 11 February we celebrated the Feast of St Bridget. We had a fundraising event where members purchased "eco bricks" to help towards building Solas Bhride Centre and Hermitages in Co. Kildare. Luka Bloom entertained us on the evening. A most enjoyable time was had by all. We are looking forward to a visit from authors Marita Conlon - Mc Kenna and Lorcan Collins. Join the guild anytime by phoning us at 087 953 2352. New members welcome. You can boast that you joined in Centenary Year! We meet at 8pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month in Marlay Grange Parish Centre. New members are always welcome. Please contact us on 087 953 2352. TO ADVERTISE TELEPHONE 49 9 3022

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CoCo MARKETS Every Saturday Marlay Park, 10am - 4pm Whether food is a passion or just a flirtation, food lovers visit the markets each week to collect tasty treats, store cupboard necessities or simply wander around with a raw juice and a falafel in hand to peruse the colourful tapestry of farmers fare, crafts and cooking. LOCAL SOCIAL GROUP Ballinteer based social group for unattached adults is looking for new members. Activities include live music, dining out, cinema, bowling, and weekends away. Tel Deirdre on 086 369 8931 or Steve on 086 887 3644 BALLINTEER ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP We meet each Wednesday in Ballinteer St. John's GAA Pavilion from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Ongoing activities include skittles, bridge, scrabble and indoor bowling. We go on regular outings in the Dublin area. On 11th April approx. 40 of our members are going on a 3 night Spring Break to Cork. We are going to Lake Como for 7 nights on 2nd June. New members, aged 55+, are very welcome. MRS QUINS CHARITY SHOP, RATHFARNHAM VILLAGE Need a woolly scarf, a warm coat or a little trinket just to cheer you up, or maybe a good book? Mrs Quins Rathfarnham Village might have what you are looking for. There is always something new or old that can suit your mood. We have a great selection of hard back books at give away prices as well as a good stock of paper back books. Why not have a look around your home and see what unwanted items you may have that we could use to raise money for our

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LOCAL SOCIAL GROUP Ballyroan Library - March Events Dublin 16 based social group for unattached adults is looking for new members. Activities include live music, dining out, cinema, bowling, weekends away. Tel Deirdre on 086 369 8931 or Steve on 086 887 3644 TERENURE ENTERPRISE CENTRE. 17 RATHFARNHAM ROAD, TERENURE, D6

Opening Hours: (Mon – Thurs) 9.45am - 8pm; (Friday and Saturday): 9.45am - 4.30 pm Please note the library will be closed on Wednesday 17th for St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday 9th March 6-9pm The Human Library The Human Library is an innovative project designed to promote dialogue, reduce and dispel stereotypes and prejudices, thereby promoting inclusion, tolerance and understanding. Readers (guests) stop by to "borrow" a living/human book for a brief time to engage in exciting oneon-one or small group conversations. All Welcome.

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Thursday 4th March at 3.30pm Age 11-14 years. Visit by children’s author, Michael Carroll, for World Book Day Michael Carroll, author of the bestselling and hugely popular ‘New Heroes’ series, visits Ballyroan Library to celebrate international World Book Day and tell children all about his books. Booking essential. Check out www.aboutmagazines.ie


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Rathfarnham Roundup with Monday 15th March at 7.30pm Céilí Mór Ballyroan library are hosting a céilí night for Seachtain na Gaeilge. With the Bastable-Warren Dancers. Come and join in the fun or simply soak up the atmosphere! Wednesday 10th March at 3.30pm Scéalaíocht - Story time with an Irish Twist (Aois - faoi 6) Monday 15th March at 3pm Cuairt Údair Author Visit le Ré O'Leighlis Aois 11 - 14 (le smacht maith ar an nGaeilge) Regular Events Junior Chess Club for 8-14 year olds Saturdays 10.30am-12 noon

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Classic Movie Night Wednesday 24th March at 8pm

Writer’s Circle Thursdays at 10.30am. New members welcome! French Conversation Exchange For those with a good knowledge of the language. Thursdays at 7pm. Poetry Circle Tuesday 16th March at 6.45pm Housebound deliveries March 2nd and 9th. Contact the library for more information. U3A ‘University of the Age’ Monday 8th March at 10.30am Self directed learning for older people

Parent and Toddler Group Fridays 10-11.30am Teen Movie Club - The Secret of Kells Wednesday 24th March at 5.30pm Booking essential, 12+

SHINE Support Group Tuesday March 2nd at 6.30pm Monthly support group for relatives of those affected by mental ill health. Contact Susan McFeely at info@shine.ie for more details Knitting Club Tuesday 9th and 23rd at 4pm

Rathfarnham Guide Book and Map Project A new project for 8-12 year olds. Come along every Saturday afternoon to help create a local guide book and map of Rathfarnham outlining and describing places of interest for all the family. TO ADVERTISE TELEPHONE 49 9 3022

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March To celebrate National Tree Week, Airfield’s gardeners will take you on a tour of some of our most interesting trees. 14th: National Tree Week: Explore Airfield’s trees creating bark rubbings, charcoal sketches and more. 21st: Let our farmer Eamon introduce you to our new lambs and other animals. 28th: Chicken or egg - which comes first? Everything you need to know about chickens!

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Young Farmers For young people with a love of animals, learn what it takes to be a farmer, Sat mornings 10-12 noon. Feb-June, Price €15 per session. For 11-14 year olds.

April ‘Bee a Nature Detective’ – trails throughout the afternoon. 11th: Come and help the Airfield gardeners sow our Wildflower Meadow. 18th: ‘Meet the animals’. Tours throughout the afternoon with our guides. 25th: Create an origami Spring bloom. 4th:

Airfield Gift Shop 296 4425 Airfield Gift Shop is brimming over with treats and great gift ideas for all price ranges! Every Saturday you can find Louise Lennox from the Afternoon Show at her Cupcake Cottage where you can buy a variety of cakes and treats. Airfield shop endeavours to provide fair-trade, organic stock where is possible. Now open 7 days a week 10am-5pm

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Last Train from Holyhead Mon 15th - Sat 20th March 8pm €17/€13 Two men discover more than they bargained for as they while away the night on a train to nowhere. With the help of drink, poker & a beguiling Gipsy, they encounter the void within through the lives of each other. COMEDY & MUSIC Sue Collins Fri 19th March 8pm €15/€12 Sue Collins wows the crowd in the guise of here alter ego Carmel, Sue Collins is one unstoppable fox lady. Celine Carroll Sat 20th March 8pm €12 Celine is a songwriter and performer with a rare talent, a fresh perspective, a guitar, a piano and a pocketful of songs and she has just released her third album “Such A Beautiful Light” a collection of 12 original personal songs written from the heart. LOCAL ARTS - THEATRE & DANCE

Little Shop Of Horrors Tues 9th - Sat 13th March 8pm €12/€10 Oatlands College in association with Sion Hill present this rock musical featuring a cast of 70 transition year students from both schools. The Legend Of Zocorro Thurs 11th - Sat 13th March 8pm €12 The Mill is delighted to present this sell-out hit from the 2009 Absolut Fringe Festival. Zocorro is a Spanish testosterone-fuelled Nanny who dreams of becoming the next Rose of Tralee. She will sacrifice love and bare whatever is necessary to achieve her goal, this is definitely not to be missed!!

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My Fair Lady Tues 23rd - Sat 27th March 8pm Sat Matinee 2pm €20/€17 Matinee (children €10) Following their sell out musicals “Scrooge” and “Oliver” Glencullen Musical & Dramatic Society are proud to present “My Fair Lady”. Ruth Shine School of Dance Sunday 28th March 2.30pm & 7.30pm €12 The Ruth Shine School of Dance presents their debut show, Cinderella. Join us for a night of fairies, mice, glass slippers and dancing. Will Cinderella find her Prince Charming? Or will the Ugly Sisters find some way to make that shoe fit?! ABOUT RATHFARNHAM | 35


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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (DLR) Enterprise Week by Michael Hayden, DLRCEB Are you thinking of starting a business? Are you in business and looking to expand? Make a date in your diary for the upcoming Dún LaoghaireRathdown Enterprise Week, running from Monday, March 22nd to Friday, March 26th 2010!

Now in its third year, DLR Enterprise Week features five days of public events each designed to support the ambitions of aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. Get tips from a selection of Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs, find out what help is available to businesses, exchange ideas with small business owners and attend business Incubation open days. All events are open to the public and venues include Dún Laoghaire, Dundrum, Stillorgan, Blackrock, Belfield and Killiney. The initiative is promoted by the local County Enterprise Board and Council Council as well as Enterprise Ireland and Bank of Ireland Business Banking. The week will be launched at a lunch organised by DLR Chamber in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire on Monday, March 22nd. Nicola Byrne, Managing Director of 11890, is the guest speaker.

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Places can be booked by contacting DLR Chamber on (01) 284 5066. On Wednesday, March 24th, the same hotel plays host to two half-day seminars delivered by expert speakers on ‘Bringing your Business Idea to Market’ (Innovator) and ‘Winning eBusiness Strategies for Micro-enterprises’ (Irish Internet Association). In the evening, Marc Coleman of Newstalk 106-108FM will chair a discussion panel on entrepreneurship at the IADT campus. Panelists include Dr. Chris Horn (Iona Technologies founder) and Bobby Kerr (CEO of Insomnia Coffee and star of RTE’s Dragons’ Den series). The rest of the week features the County Final of the County & City Enterprise Boards’ Student Enterprise Awards competition in Dún Laoghaire; a speed networking event for small business owners in Killiney Castle Hotel and a lunchtime lecture by successful entrepreneur Ray Nolan in NovaUCD Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre. There will also be the chance to catch the Enterprise Bus, a fully customised mobile information unit packed with advice on how to get your business up and running, which will travel throughout the county during the week. For full event scheduling and details on how you and your business can fly higher in DLR Enterprise Week, visit www.dlrenterpriseweek.ie

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7 Reasons Your Business Should Use Facebook by Paula Flanagan, IT Trainer

We all have friends who use Facebook to keep in touch, but did you know that there are huge benefits to the business community as well? Facebook is now the number one location online and businesses are beginning to see the value of this. There are 7 very good reasons why YOUR business should be on Facebook! 1. Upwards of 350 Million Users Worldwide If it was a country, Facebook would be the 3rd largest in the world, amazing isn’t it? Yes, they recently announced that they now have in excess of 350 million users worldwide. 2. Average Facebook User Spends 55 Minutes per Day on the Site That’s a lot of time online, and shouldn’t your business be looking at ways to grab a little of that time? 3. Average Facebook User Has 130 Friends Facebook at the moment generally revolves around relationships with people you “actually” know. But Facebook may in time make the leap to tie people together more casually (like Twitter), in which case the average number of “friends” on Facebook could rise dramatically. 4. Average Facebook User “Fans” 2 Pages per Month The average Facebook user “fans” only 2 new pages per month. So, if you’re going to make growth of your Facebook fan base, a key part of your social media strategy, you must give consumers a reason why they should participate with you. You need to come up with inventive and imaginative ways to promote your fan page and engage with your audience, not just collect fans like football cards.

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5. Wall Posts Don’t Impact Popularity Studies have shown that the frequency of Facebook page Wall posts has little relationship to the total number of fans. However - and this is important - there is a strong correlation between amount of other content (notes, links, photos, videos) and number of fans. So, if you want to grow your Facebook fan base, move beyond simple Wall posts and add photos, videos, links and other interesting and engaging content. 6. Customised News Feed Facebook’s news feed means that just because someone is your fan does not mean he will see your Wall posts or status updates. Instead, the default news feed is comprised of content that Facebook thinks you’ll like, based on your interactions with content from that author in the past, and interactions by your friends with that content. So test content type regularly, and pay attention to what works best for your brand. 7. Real-time Search Changes the Game Facebook is now making most content available publicly, unless you tell them not to via your privacy settings. This means that a negative status update about your brand might now show up on the first page of Google search results for your company name (at least temporarily). You need to be on top of realtime search. Today. Some brands are concentrating all their efforts and placing all their eggs in the one Facebook basket. Given the facts above, that can be justified. However, Facebook is only one of a number of strategies that could work for you, depending on the nature of your business. If you are interested in exploring the available options, give me a call, I can help you out. Paula Flanagan, Mobile: 086 896 1721.

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LIBRA

As news of the new arrival warms your heart, you cannot help but be apprehensive about your own issues. Turning to the one person you trust is the way to go now Aries. Stop worrying about finances and get working on improving your circumstances. You may well cross the sea to be with the one you truly love.

One church wedding, two civil weddings and more than one christening is featured in this spread. You may yearn for the home comforts a loving relationship brings, these celebrations are the forerunner to your own loving settlement. A house in the immediate countryside beckons and you just know this is where your heart lies. Your friend needs you now.

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SCORPIO

Being generous to a fault is your trait Taurus. Karma and a good smattering of luck is long overdue and on its way to you now. This time, Taurus, you must show more bravery and say yes to love on a commitment level. You are not mistaken when it come to feelings and for once trust your inner self. Your soul will never let you down.

A charitable organisation needs your talents now. As you give, so shall you receive. Karma is set to play a huge role in your life and you can be sure of a good fortune coming your way. A set up at the local hall is the time and place for you to find luck and maybe even love? The universe hates a vacuum and so fills a void up with all the good things you wish for.

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SAGITTARIUS

Your signs are coming. Roses and music are what to look out for. These are the omens to be aware of when seeking the answer to your prayers. Love is very precious and is a guarantee to you. A well deserved windfall is wending its way to you now. Do the course. Do the exams and you are the ultimate winner and master of your own destiny.

Don’t look to the past with anger, rather to look to the future with a deeper understanding thanks to the unique learning experiences. You a have a good brain and seldom give in to nonsense. Take a chance on your artistic talents and see this side of you blossom to fruition. Unattached? The gallery beside a wee church is your lucky time and place.

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Taking a little retreat to the countryside is medicine for the tired psyche. Time on your own shows you just who and what means most in your life. A filing system for personal expenses is imperative to getting straight with those bills now. Plans put into play now reap so many rewards at a later date. Don’t talk too much about love. Its private and about you two.

Catering, with a different twist, is the way to go now. Do the paperwork and see your world change to a more fun challenge. A connection to a “W ”place name is so good for you. Taking up the challenge offered to you cannot be for anything but the good, foreseeable future. A lady from your past re-enters your circle and changes your life.

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AQUARIUS

Its your call, whether you wish to move house or stay put. Heaven is with you in all your decision making. Unattached? A second time around romance is well starred for you and yes! this time all is set to go the way you want it to. Three friends book a holiday to the Turkish coast, make sure you are one of the three.

A new mode of transport is on the cards for you. A social life that involves a form of drama/charity fundraising etc. is a feel good factor that is so good for romance. A trip organised with a group is just the first of many. Never be tempted to break from the committee. You earned your status and with the due respect to all, you will do much good for all concerned.

VIRGO You may feel a little on edge lately. You are right to be a wee bit apprehensive, but may be overreaching to minimal discord. Getting healthy and eating properly now is the plan for the summer. You are on the move in so many areas of your life you are so determined to get it right this year. Yes! Marriage and children go hand in hand for you.

PISCES You have done much learning, and with a little more classes you are ready to embark on a teaching course. The trip to the Aegean coast is well needed and sees you in good stead. Love is your divine right and you are right to go with it. You, being psychic and wise with it, can trust the feelings and go where your heart sends you. Angels go with you.

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Highlighting the Work of the South Dublin Adult Learning Centre South Dublin Adult Learning Centre (SDALC) was established over 20 years ago to deliver basic education courses. Located on the Main Street, Dundrum, SDALC provides services to meet the needs of adult learners through a range of programmes, free of charge, from one-to-one courses to accredited courses. These courses are run periodically throughout the year. The SDALC supports adult learners and encourages them to identify their educational needs. Our classes concentrate on: • • • •

Improving Reading skills Improving Writing and Spelling skills Brushing up on Maths Introduction to I.T. for people with basic education

In addition to FETAC, Junior Certificate courses in English and Maths are also available to students. Many of our students have also had great success with Leaving Certificate English. All of our classes are organised to meet local demand. We offer a wide range of classes to assist students to improve their skills and we take into account their special interests. A highlight of the SDALC year, is the publication of the students’ writings. SDALC provide a professional, confidential, free service to local people aged 18 years and over. We strive to make all of our classes welcoming and learner-centred. If you want to find out more about our courses, do not hesitate to contact us. Tel: 296 4321 for more information and take the first step towards improving your skills.

All courses are available on a part time basis during the day or evenings. One of the programmes we currently offer is the ITABE (Intensive Training in Adult Basic Education). This course helps students improve their general communication skills, including reading and writing. Revising and improving numeracy and Maths for Life is also available to students, as well as an Introduction to Computer Skills. The ITABE is a 14 week intensive course, which students attend for 6 hours a week. Former students have gone on to take certification courses, such as FETAC. SDALC is part of the County Dublin VEC, so it is approved to deliver courses accredited by FETAC at Levels 2, 3 and 4. The FETAC certification is recognised both nationally and internationally. Some of the courses accredited by FETAC and delivered by the Centre include Communications, Maths, Computer Literacy and Personal Effectiveness. 44 | ABOUT RATHFARNHAM

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Index - Where it’s at! Accountants Guardian Management Accounts................................................................15 Activities for Children/Teens/Adults Encore! (Drama Classes for Children).......................................................27 French College (Children)..................................................................................30 Guitar Lessons (Adults and Children).......................................................30 Irish College (Children)..........................................................................................37 Pine Forest (Art Classes Children)................................................................27 Blinds & Curtains Ballinteer Blinds................................................................................................................5 Builders Noonan Construction.............................................................................................21 Butcher (Online order/home delivery) John Meats & Co......................................................................................................11 Catering Prospect Catering.....................................................................................................11 Cleaning Chem Dry (Carpets/Upholstery/Tiles)....................................................25 Oven Blitz (Oven Cleaning)................................................................................10 Oven Clean (Oven Cleaning).........................................................................25 Pristine.ie (House Cleaning)..................................................................................5 Time for You (House Cleaning)....................................................................25 Computers MicroPro - Computer sales/repairs..............................................................39 Paula Flanagan (One-To-One Training)................................................39 Photo Recovery (Digital).....................................................................................39 Dog Grooming Clip n’ Tails........................................................................................................................18 Double Glazing/Glass/Windows Malplas Windows & Doors................................................................................19 Education Enterprise Week............................................................................................................37 Irish Language Classes (Junior Cert Level)..............................................27 Italian/Spanish Classes with Valentina....................................................30 South Dublin Adult Literacy................................................................................45 Spanish Lessons with Karmele......................................................................27 Electrician Churchtown Electrical.............................................................................................21 Paul Warren......................................................................................................................5 Funerals Massey Bros Templeogue...................................................................................41 McCluksey Memorials...........................................................................................41

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Gardens Greenshoots Landscape Services................................................................20 Graphic Design Blue Orange Design................................................................................................42 Hair & Beauty Aimee’s Beauty Rooms.........................................................................................23 Gel Nails/Spray Tan with Roslyn..................................................................29 Patricia’s Nails................................................................................................................23 Red Apple Hair & Beauty...................................................................................48 Scruples................................................................................................................................9 Total Hair Care................................................................................................................29 Health & Fitness Baby Massage (Anne Hogan).........................................................................27 Body & Sole (Massage/Reflexology).............................................................8 Curves (Knocklyon)................................................................................................23 Ki for Life..........................................................................................................................13 Orwell Medical Centre..............................................................................................2 Pilates - Anne Sexton................................................................................................29 Pilates - with Amelia................................................................................................18 Home Insulation BER Essentials................................................................................................................15 Jewellers FitzGibbon Jewellers...................................................................................................7 Nursing Home The Marlay.....................................................................................................................15 Office Supplies/Stationery Terenure Office Supplies....................................................................................32 Painter/Decorator Dave Verdon...................................................................................................................3 Plumbing Brian McGarry................................................................................................................21 Printers Just-Print.ie........................................................................................................................17 Restaurants Bewley’s Brasserie.....................................................................................................47 Bolands Cottage Café.............................................................................................17 Casanova (Italian Restaurant)........................................................................13 Solicitors Dillon Solicitors.............................................................................................................14 Joe Clancy Solicitors................................................................................................41 Style Consultant/Personal Shopper Janice Coyne................................................................................................................22 Tiler Weber Tiling.................................................................................................................13 Work from Home Organic Health Products....................................................................................39

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