Team Gerard Silver Pail GP

July 23rd 2018

Team Gerard Silver Pail GP

July 23rd 2018 Team Gerard took part in the Silver Pail GP hosted by Fermoy cycling club at the weekend. The Banteer duo of Dillon Corkey and Paidi O’Brien finished first and second respectively. The boys joined together with a joint victory celebration over the line, with Dillon just ahead of the three time winner Paidi. Sean Moore from Kilkenny, came i...

Proudly sponsoring the Dublin Horse Show 2018

July 20th 2018

Proudly sponsoring the Dublin Horse Show 2018

July 20th 2018 The Dublin Horse Show is taking place in the RDS from 8th to the 12th of August 2018. It was first held in 1864 and has become somewhat of an Irish Institution.  It is a celebration of our country’s love of all things equine and showcases the best in show horses and best international show jumpers. It is one of Irelands largest events, wel...

Clondalkin Village Tidy Towns 2018

July 18th 2018

Clondalkin Village Tidy Towns 2018

July 18th 2018 Each year the Tidy Town Committees begin their clean up for the upcoming assessments. These take place during the months of June, July and August, on a non specified date. The volunteers have spent the past few months preparing Clondalkin Village for these assessments. They have painted walls, planted flowers, and they even painted murals on the...

South Dublin 10K Sunday the 22nd of July 2018

July 16th 2018

South Dublin 10K Sunday the 22nd of July 2018

July 16th 2018 Looking for something to do on Sunday July 22nd? Come and support the first race of the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Series, the South Dublin 10km. At 10.35am the race will begin at Grange Castle Business Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. The route will travel through the village and surrounding main roads, including Corkagh Park and alongside the can...

Throwback Thursday – Plastic Recycling in Ireland

July 12th 2018

Throwback Thursday – Plastic Recycling in Ireland

July 12th 2018 In May of this year, Recycling List Ireland released a five minute film about Ireland’s place in the world’s production and reproduction of plastic. At the start of the year, the recycling list for households changed slightly. Soft plastics are no longer acceptable in the recycling bin, these need to be placed in the general waste bin. However...

Ballyfermot DeLa Salle GAA Club and the Duffy Cup

July 10th 2018

Ballyfermot DeLa Salle GAA Club and the Duffy Cup

July 10th 2018 On Sunday the 1st of July, Ballyfermot DeLa Salle GAA Club won the Duffy Cup Final 2018, for their second consecutive year. It was an eventful first half with Ballyfermot DLS scoring two goals and ten points. The team went into the second half leading by thirteen points. They scored another two goals in the second half but Beann Eadair started a c...

The Special Day of Flying on Saturday the 7th of July 2018

July 6th 2018

The Special Day of Flying on Saturday the 7th of July 2018

July 6th 2018 Tomorrow, Thorntons Recycling are providing the waste management and recycling services for The Special Day of Flying event in Newcastle Airfield, County Wicklow. The Special Day offers about 100 VIP’s, children with a learning or other special needs, to have the opportunity of a short flight by Aeroplane or Helicopter. All aircraft costs and c...

Clondalkin Festival 2018

July 6th 2018

Clondalkin Festival 2018

July 6th 2018 Clondalkin Festival ran from Thursday the 28th of June to Sunday the 1st of July this year. Over the four days the village displayed different events including a pop up Gaeltacht in Quinlans Car park and an open day at the Garda station. This year the Clondalkin Round Tower Heritage Group hosted FREE walking tours of Clondalkin Village. The tou...

Féile Peile na nÓg at Blackhall Gaels GAA Club

July 4th 2018

Féile Peile na nÓg at Blackhall Gaels GAA Club

July 4th 2018 Blackhall Gaels GAA Club welcomed two teams to County Meath last weekend for the Féile Peile na nÓg. The club hosted The Heath boys division 10 GAA Club from Laois and Aodh Ruadh girls division 3 LGFA Club from Donegal. They enjoyed the sunshine in the Royal County with their team mates, mentors, families and friends. It was one of the highlight...

Tallafest 2018

July 2nd 2018

Tallafest 2018

July 2nd 2018 On Saturday the 30th of June we were involved with the annual Tallafest. There was a great festival feel down the main street of Tallaght Village. There were craft stalls, food stalls as well as local companies. We brought along our gazebo and sweets for all the kids, including the adults. We had a face painter on hand to entertain the kids. Once...