Dublin Half Marathon New Venue

September 20th 2017

Dublin Half Marathon New Venue

September 20th 2017 The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Race Series culminates this weekend with the Dublin Half Marathon. This year sees a change of venue from the Phoenix Park to the beautiful environs of Lusk. The Start/Finish is at Newbridge Demense with the first runners off at 9:30am on Saturday 23rd. The villagers of Lusk have been busy tidying up the town in pr...

Opening Times of Ashbourne Recycling Day

September 18th 2017

Opening Times of Ashbourne Recycling Day

September 18th 2017 Is it time for a clear-out before the Winter? This is the second running of this popular event this year. If you attended the event in May you will know that arriving early is key. There will be an organised queue through the car park that takes about 20 minutes to complete. Costs for vehicles: Confidential Shredding of your private papers is a fr...

Our first time at the Liffey Descent!

September 18th 2017

Our first time at the Liffey Descent!

September 18th 2017 So what is the Liffey Descent? In 1959 Canoeing Ireland started a marathon canoe race on the river Liffey that was destined to become one of the world’s most famous and exciting canoeing events. Over the years its reputation has grown and attracted paddlers from all over the world to experience both the event itself and the unique atmosphere of f...

Balloons, Sweets and Face-painting at Lucan Festival!

September 15th 2017

Balloons, Sweets and Face-painting at Lucan Festival!

September 15th 2017 Some more photos from the Lucan Festival that took place last Sunday, Sept 10th. Michelle grappling with bunches of balloons. A hive of helium-filled activity inside the gazebo! Clinging to the ceiling, reaching for the sky. See more here or visit our Facebook page. ...

RTE News and George Lee visit Thorntons Recycling

September 13th 2017

RTE News and George Lee visit Thorntons Recycling

September 13th 2017 We had a visit today from George Lee and the RTE News team. George spoke to our Environmental, Health and Safety Manager about the journey materials take to recycling. Click through to the RTE Player to view the interview HERE   This week marks the 20th anniversary of Repak and also the beginning of Repak Week. Click HERE to read more and lear...

Supporting Lucan Festival 2017

September 12th 2017

Supporting Lucan Festival 2017

September 12th 2017 We were delighted to support the Lucan Festival this year. One of our bins beside a Fire Brigade at the Fair. The highlight of the timetable of events was the Village Fair on Main St, Lucan, Sunday Sept 10th. Our gazebo is a busy space with helium balloons and face-painting! We placed bins along the street to encourage visitors to bin their litter...

Lucan Festival 2017

September 11th 2017

Lucan Festival 2017

September 11th 2017 The Lucan Festival was a great success last weekend culminating with the Village Fair on Main St, Sunday 10th. The weather was no challenge to the thousands who came to jump the bouncy castles, pet the farm animals, dance on the stages or sing from the street! We had a wonderful time handing out sweets and balloons from our gazebo in front of the...

Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice

September 8th 2017

Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice

September 8th 2017 We are getting set to hold our Coffee Morning for Hospice this morning! This year Bewley’s are celebrating 25 years of coffee mornings, and calling on you to help raise vital funds and support local Hospice and homecare services nationwide to help meet growing demands for the service. We have some excellent bakers on our staff who promise to...

Newsflash! Ashbourne Recycling Day for September 30th

September 7th 2017

Newsflash! Ashbourne Recycling Day for September 30th

September 7th 2017 The very popular Ashbourne Recycling Day is to have an end-of-summer encore! The annual event took place again this year in early May. There were over 1,000 visitors dropping off items in cars, vans and even horse-boxes! Due to the tremendous success of the event in May we have agreed to organise a second Recycling Day on Saturday 30th September. ...

Follow us on Facebook!

September 6th 2017

Follow us on Facebook!

September 6th 2017 Our official Facebook page is where you’ll get to hear about all our community involvements and sponsorship activities.  We launched the page at the beginning of the summer to enable us to share photos of the events we attend and to let our customers know about upcoming events. We support many charities, local organisations and sports clubs....