Recycling Awareness Day in Kepak

September 21st 2018

Recycling Awareness Day in Kepak

September 21st 2018   On Wednesday the 19th of September, Thorntons Recycling visited Kepak in Clonee, Dublin 15, to take part in the companys Recycling Awareness Day. The main purpose of the day was to inform staff of the importance of segregating waste and recycling materials at the companys facility. By separating materials Kepak will save money and improve...

Blackhall Gaels All-Ireland U8 Blitz

September 18th 2018

Blackhall Gaels All-Ireland U8 Blitz

September 18th 2018 On Saturday the 15th of September, Newbridge Sarsfield held an Under 8’s All-Ireland blitz. Blackhall Gaels GAA Club entered two teams. Team 1 played against Glen Rovers from Cork, Moorefield from Kildare and Naas. Team 2 played against St Galls from Antrim, Sarsfields from Newbridge and a 2nd Naas team.    When the blitz finished, two me...

Celebrating 25 years at Thorntons Recycling

September 17th 2018

Celebrating 25 years at Thorntons Recycling

September 17th 2018 This week, Brian O Carroll, celebrated working at Thorntons for 25 years!!! Brian started with Thorntons Recycling in 1993 as a bin man. He quickly showed interest in driving and became a domestic truck driver within 18 months. A few years later he progressed to driving a Commercial bin lorry and then onto a Roll-On Roll-Off driver in Dublin City...

September Ashbourne Recycling Day – a Great Success

September 14th 2018

September Ashbourne Recycling Day – a Great Success

September 14th 2018 On Saturday, the 9th of September 2018 we were involved in the second Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day.  The event was organised by Councillor Joe Bonner. There was great support again this year from the locals and the response was fantastic. We collected 83 tonnes of material from members of the public. Visitors to the site could avail of fre...

Colepark United FC off to a flying start

September 12th 2018

Colepark United FC off to a flying start

September 12th 2018 Last weekend three of Colepark United football teams were in action. It was a successful start to the season. The over 35’s team took on Rathnew at home and came out with a 4 – 1 win against the tough side. They face Templeogue this Saturday the 15th of September, in the Quarter-Final of the Clifford Cup. The Premier 1 Sunday team drew...

Meet the new member of the Thorntons Recycling Team

September 11th 2018

Meet the new member of the Thorntons Recycling Team

September 11th 2018 On Sunday the 9th of September, we unveiled our newest team member!! He has no name yet but we hope to give him a name in the coming months He will be helping us out at our local community festivals and days out Keep an eye out for him, he’ll be handing out goodies for everyone!!!! Here’s a video from our latest event – Lucan fe...

Reminder for September Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day

September 6th 2018

Reminder for September Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day

September 6th 2018 REMINDER The Ashbourne Recycling Day is taking place this Saturday at 8am. This day is hugely popular and allows the public to dispose of waste in the build up to Winter. “To date we have recycled over 1,000 tonnes of general bulky household waste and approximately 300 tonnes of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) There is no charge...

Lucan Festival 2018

September 4th 2018

Lucan Festival 2018

September 4th 2018 The last of the community festivals, Lucan Festival, takes place this weekend from Wednesday the 5th of September until Sunday the 9th of September, in Lucan, Co Dublin. The festival kicks off on Wednesday with a slideshow and talk on the statues and sculptures of Dublin City in Lucan Presbyterian Church. A history walk will take place on Thursday....

Blackhall Gaels Under 14 Boys

September 3rd 2018

Blackhall Gaels Under 14 Boys

September 3rd 2018 Congratulations to Blackhall Gaels Under 14 Boys and their coaches, parents and supporters after they won their shield final against Drumconrath/Meath Hill in Dunganny, Co Meath on Wednesday the 29th of August. A great way to end the under 14 season for the team. It was a close game with only 4 points dividing the teams. Best of luck to all the bo...

September Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day

August 31st 2018

September Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day

August 31st 2018 It’s that time again! The annual Ashbourne Recycling Day is taking place Saturday the 8th of September 2018. This day is hugely popular and allows the public to dispose of waste in the build up to Winter. “To date we have recycled over 1,000 tonnes of general bulky household waste and approximately 300 tonnes of Waste Electrical and Electron...