Phoenix Gymnastics Team

January 19th 2018

Phoenix Gymnastics Team

January 19th 2018 A wonderful night was had by all at the Phoenix Gymnastic Awards night in the Maldron Hotel last weekend. The club is based in Tallaght and caters to all levels. Information from the club’s website: Our Gymnastics classes cater for beginner to intermediate level. This includes new and existing members. Classes are split into 3 age groups and...

Recycling Quiz Challenge

January 17th 2018

Recycling Quiz Challenge

January 17th 2018 How well do you know your recycling? Take the fun quiz below and see how many you get right! Answers found at the bottom of page.       Quiz is derived from original posting from Recycle by City ...

New Awareness Campaign for Household Waste Recycling

January 11th 2018

New Awareness Campaign for Household Waste Recycling

January 11th 2018 A national standard list of recyclable items has been published by the Government. The Department of the Environment says this will eliminate the confusion around what goes into a recycle bin and the materials that should not. Minister Denis Naughten says: “We now have a single, standard national list of items and materials that can be placed...

Paloma Blue wins the Thorntons Recycling Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown

January 2nd 2018

Paloma Blue wins the Thorntons Recycling Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown

January 2nd 2018 We wish all our customers a Happy New Year! Our traditional St Stephen’s Day trip to Leopardstown Christmas Festival proved a good day for the connections of Paloma Blue. Davy Russell dismounts winning horse Paloma Blue! The horse trained by Henry de Bromhead and ridden by Davy Russell won the Thorntons Recycling Maiden Hurdle! Connections o...

Leopardstown Christmas Festival St Stephen’s Day

December 21st 2017

Leopardstown Christmas Festival St Stephen’s Day

December 21st 2017 Less than a week to go until the Leopardstown Christmas Festival! A not-to-be-missed traditional highlight of the Irish horse racing calendar (not to mention the social calendar!) the annual Leopardstown Christmas Festival offers national hunt racing at its best. If you are going on St Stephen’s Day be sure to have a flutter on the Thorntons...

Inspiration Cycling Club – Cheque Presentation

December 18th 2017

Inspiration Cycling Club – Cheque Presentation

December 18th 2017 We have been supporting the great work of Dunboyne’s Inspiration Cycling Club since its inception. They are a super group of young cyclists and mentors. We met up with them on Saturday morning to present a cheque for €1,000 towards costs. The team meet up at least once a week for training (and tea & cake!) Inspiration Cycling Club fr...

Students visit to Dublin Airport

December 14th 2017

Students visit to Dublin Airport

December 14th 2017 Have you ever wondered what happens to the water bottles you leave at the security screening in Dublin Airport? A group of students from Wicklow Montessori School visited the airport to tour the facility with the DAA to find out! The students who are working on a Lego robotics project spoke to Pat from Thorntons Recycling. Pat gave a run through o...

At the Leopardstown Christmas Festival Launch

December 12th 2017

At the Leopardstown Christmas Festival Launch

December 12th 2017 The snow-capped hills and low-lying sun was the perfect setting for our visit to Jessica Harrington’s stables in Co. Kildare. The launch of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival was the reason we were invited, along with other partner sponsors and the media. The annual running of the Thorntons Recycling Maiden Hurdle will again take place on S...

Win Tickets to the Leopardstown Christmas Festival!

December 8th 2017

Win Tickets to the Leopardstown Christmas Festival!

December 8th 2017 Leopardstown’s Christmas Festival runs over four days from 26th-29th of December. The Thorntons Recycling Maiden Hurdle will again take place on December 26th. To win a pair of tickets for St Stephen’s Day simply send us your account number! Click here to email your entry. ...

Lucan Christmas Lights Success

December 7th 2017

Lucan Christmas Lights Success

December 7th 2017 A huge amount of people gathered in the green of Lucan Village to celebrate the inaugural switching on of Christmas lights. The Switching on of the Christmas Lights took place on Sunday, 2nd December, with the Mayor of South County Dublin Paul Gogarty hitting the switch. There was entertainment in the form of dancers, singers and even Santa...