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Acknowledgements

The Blanchardstown/Dublin 15 Citizens Information Centre wishes to acknowledge the funding received from Fingal County Council, the Health Service Executive, the Blanchardstown Area Partnership and the Greater Blanchardstown Response to Drugs, that have made this publication possible. Thanks to all the groups, organisations and individuals who responded to the questionnaire and submitted information for the Directory. Thanks also to the staff and volunteers of the Blanchardstown/Dublin 15 Citizens Information Centre who carried out the research and edited this publication.

Using the Directory

The various groups and services are listed in the Directory under a variety of sections and categories shown in the Contents Page. As well as contact details, each entry contains information on the aims, activities, facilities and target groups of the organisation, where relevant. The main sections of the Directory can be located using the coloured tab system alongside the outer pages of the Directory. Categories within each section are indicated using a category-heading label. All entries are listed in alphabetical order for ease of use. If you know the name of the group you wish to locate in the Directory you may use the Alphabetical Index at the back of the Directory. This index shows every group, organisation and service in the Directory in alphabetical order and indicates the page on which you may find the detailed entry.

Updating the Directory

In order to ensure the Directory is kept up to date, please complete the questionnaire at the back and send it to: Blanchardstown/Dublin 15 Citizens Information Centre, Westend House, Westend Office Park, Snugborough Road Extension, Dublin 15. This Directory is intended to be a resource for members of the local community as well as local service providers for use within their work. It aims to contain concise, accurate and up-to-date information on community groups and organisations in Dublin 15. The Directory also provides information on youth and sporting groups, useful local services and some national organisations. While every effort was made to ensure that the information was accurate before going to press, Blanchardstown/Dublin 15 Citizens Information Centre accepts no responsibility for errors or omissions. Notified errors and amendments will be incorporated into any future updates of the Directory. This publication is intended as a guide only and it is not an endorsement of any of the organisations listed.

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Table of Contents

Emergency and Useful Numbers .................................................................................................. 1 Addiction Alcohol Addiction Support Groups .............................................................................................. 2 Drugs Projects/Supports .............................................................................................................. 2 Arts and Leisure Artistic Groups/Festivals ............................................................................................................. 6 Leisure Interest Groups ................................................................................................................ 8 Music ............................................................................................................................................ 9 Retirement Groups ..................................................................................................................... 10 Childcare Community Childcare Services .................................................................................................. 12 Parent & Toddler Groups .......................................................................................................... 15 Community Development Community Development Projects ............................................................................................. 16 Community Forums .................................................................................................................... 18 Community Gardaí ..................................................................................................................... 20 Community/Resource Centres .................................................................................................... 21 Disability Support Groups/Training .......................................................................................... 26 Fingal County Council ............................................................................................................... 30 Men's Groups ............................................................................................................................. 32 Minority Group Support Projects .............................................................................................. 33 Residents/Environmental Groups ............................................................................................... 33 Residents Associations ............................................................................................................. 122 Women's Groups ........................................................................................................................ 35 Education Adult Education .......................................................................................................................... 45 Primary Schools ......................................................................................................................... 49 Secondary Schools ..................................................................................................................... 53 Employment and Enterprise Employment & Enterprise Supports........................................................................................... 54 Health Counselling ................................................................................................................................ 60 Health Board/Centres ................................................................................................................ 62 Hospitals .................................................................................................................................... 65 Other Supports ........................................................................................................................... 65

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Housing Housing Supports ....................................................................................................................... 66 Information Information Services .................................................................................................................. 68 Library Services ......................................................................................................................... 69 Media Services ........................................................................................................................... 71 Public Representatives Local Councillors ....................................................................................................................... 73 Peace Commissioners ................................................................................................................ 74 TDs ............................................................................................................................................. 74 Religious Associations Religious Associations ............................................................................................................... 36 Special Interest First Aid ..................................................................................................................................... 75 Special Interest Groups .............................................................................................................. 76 Sport Football Clubs ............................................................................................................................ 78 GAA ............................................................................................................................................ 80 Other Sports Clubs..................................................................................................................... 81 Sports Facilities ......................................................................................................................... 85 Support Organisations Ex-Offenders Support Services .................................................................................................. 86 Family Support Projects/Groups ............................................................................................... 87 Other Support Organisations/Groups ........................................................................................ 90 Youth Scouts And Guides ...................................................................................................................... 91 Youth Groups ............................................................................................................................. 94 Youth Projects/Services ............................................................................................................ 100 Useful Services Amenities .................................................................................................................................. 105 Credit Unions ........................................................................................................................... 107 Dentists ..................................................................................................................................... 107 Funeral Services ....................................................................................................................... 108 General Practitioners ............................................................................................................... 108 Opticians .................................................................................................................................. 111 Pharmacies ............................................................................................................................... 112 Post Offices .............................................................................................................................. 113 Transport ................................................................................................................................. 114 Useful National Organisations ................................................................................................ 115

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EMERGENCY AND USEFUL NUMBERS

AA Al-anon Alzheimer National Helpline Ambulance Blanchardstown Garda Station Bord Gáis Emergency Service Cancer Helpline Carer's Helpline CARI Helpline ­ Childhood Abuse CHERISH ­ Single Parents Childline CURA ­ Pregnancy Advice Drugs HIV Helpline Emigrant Advice ESB Supply Failure/Emergencies Fingal County Council ­ Emergency Number Fire Brigade Firstcontact ­ Men's Helpline Focus Ireland ­ Homelessness Garda Confidential Line Connolly Memorial Hospital Parentline Rape Crisis Centre Rape Crisis Line Samaritans Senior Helpline Sexual Assault Unit Rotunda Hospital St. Vincent De Paul HQ Victim Support Water Leakage Section ­ Fingal Co Co Women's Aid 453 8998 873 2699 Freefone 1800 341 341 999 or 112 666 7000 Callsave 1850 205 050 (24 hrs) Freefone 1800 200 700 (Mon ­ Fri 9 ­ 5) Freefone 1800 240 724 1890 924 567 662 9212 Freefone 1800 666 666 Callsave 1850 622 2626 Callsave 1850 459 459 873 2844 or 872 6171 Callsave 1850 372 999 (24 hrs) 873 1415 (outside office hours) 999 or 112 Callsave 1850 323 233 671 2555 or 475 1955 Freefone 1800 666 111 821 3844 873 3500 Freefone 1800 778 888 (24 hrs) 661 4911 Callsave 1850 609 090 or 872 7700 Callsave 1850 440 444 873 0700 (24 hrs) 838 4164 or 838 4167 878 0870 or Freefone: 1800 661 771 820 8945 Freefone 1800 341 900

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ALCOHOL ADDICTION SUPPORT GROUPS AL-ANON & ALATEEN Information Centre Room 5 5 Capel Street Dublin 1 Tel: 873 2699 Opening Times: Monday ­ Saturday: 10.30am ­ 2.30pm Details of group meetings in D15 can be obtained through this Centre. Contact Person: Information Officer Aims: It is a worldwide fellowship offering help to relatives and friends of problem drinkers. Activities: Member meetings to share experiences and provide strength, hope and understanding to one another; publication of books and pamphlets; guest speakers. Target Group: Relatives and friends of problem drinkers. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 109 South Circular Road Dublin 8 Tel: 453 8998 Fax: 453 7673 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 5pm Details of group meetings in D15 can be obtained through this Centre. Contact Person: Office staff will answer any queries. Meetings: Meetings take place in a variety of locations in Dublin 15. Please contact head office for details.

DRUGS PROJECTS/SUPPORTS HEALTH SERVICES EXECUTIVE ADDICTION SERVICE FOR DUBLIN 15 Parslickstown House Ladyswell Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 809 7278/9 Outreach Team: Saoirse Gallagher: Tel: 086 854 3761

Martina Kenna: Tel: 087 686 2189

Aims: It is an integrated response, including community, voluntary and statutory agencies, to drug problem use in the Blanchardstown Area. Activities: A local response to the drug problem in Blanchardstown.

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COOLMINE LODGE THERAPEUTIC CENTRE Grove Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Head Office ­ and first point of contact: The Manager Coolmine House 19 Lord Edward Street Dublin 2 Tel: 679 4822 Fax: 679 3430 Website: www.drugsinireland.com Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9am ­ 5pm, Friday: 9am ­ 4.30pm BLANCHARDSTOWN DRUGS EDUCATION Resource Centre Library 104a Coolmine Industrial Estate Dublin 15 Tel: 821 9140 Fax: 821 9259 E-mail: [email protected]

Contact Person: Clive Burkett, Manager of Coolmine House Aims: To provide a totally drug free residential therapeutic rehabilitation programme to men and women recovering from drug or alcohol for clients and their immediate families. Target Group: Males and females who are drug or alcohol dependent.

Contact Person: Stephen Joyce

GREATER BLANCHARDSTOWN RESPONSE TO DRUGS 1 Weaver's Row Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 826 2364 Fax: 820 8064 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Philip Keegan, Development Co-ordinator Aims: Helping family, community and voluntary interests and the local publicly funded drugs services to work closer together: providing a networking forum for all the above. Activities: Education and prevention programmes for parents and children, 3rd level drug education programmes, commemoration service, campaigning on issues relating to drugs/substance abuse. Target Group: All members of the community in the D 15 area.

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Addiction

HARTSTOWN/HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY DRUGS TEAM Unit D (Behind Kwik Fit) Coolmine Industrial Estate Coolmine Dublin 15 Tel: 821 1385 / 821 2981 Fax: 821 3636 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 10.00am ­ 6.00pm

Contact Person: Elaine Moore, Project Co-ordinator Aims: Providing support at an education and prevention level in all drugs related issues. Activities: Drugs awareness programmes in primary and secondary schools; key working with drugs misusers and/or their families; peer education groups; linking with doctors in the community; women's group/parent's support group; holistics. Target Group: Young people in the community, drug misusers and their families.

MOUNTVIEW/BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY DRUGS TEAM 105 Coolmine Industrial Estate Coolmine Dublin 15 Tel: 821 9140 Fax: 821 9259 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday: 2pm ­ 6pm Tuesday: 10 am ­ 6pm (closed 1­ 2) Wednesday 10am­5pm (closed 1­2) Thursday: 10am ­ 1pm Friday: 9am ­ 5pm MULHUDDART/CORDUFF COMMUNITY DRUGS TEAM Parslickstown House Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6601 Fax: 821 6177 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Co-ordinator Aims: To improve the lives of drug users and their families in the Mountview/Blakestown area. Activities: Advice and information; referral to treatment, rehabilitation and other services; education; massage and acupuncture; advocacy and support; men's group; women's group; family support group. Target Group: Drug users and their family members. Contact Person: Gary McNeill, Administrator Aims: To work with drug misusers in both parishes and their families. Activities: One-to-one work with clients; visiting families/clients; liasing with relevant agencies. Target Group: Drug misusers and their families.

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NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS c/o Mountview/Blakestown Community Drugs Team 105 Coolmine Industrial Estate Coolmine Dublin 15 Tel: 821 9140 Fax: 821 9259 E-mail: [email protected]

Contact Person: Maureen Penrose Aims: To provide support to individuals in relation to their addiction to narcotics, through the following meetings: Wednesday: 7.30pm, James Connolly House; Thursday: 7pm, Mountview/Blakestown Community Drugs Team premises (open to family members); Friday: 8pm, Community House, No 10 Dromheath Ave.

THE REHABILITATION/ INTEGRATION SERVICE Blanchardstown RIS, 22A Main Street, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 Tel: 860 4841 or 860 4842 or 087 239 4559

Making contact with the service: Contact your local rehabilitation/integration office for details and ask for an appointment time. Aims: Assist in accessing suitable rehabilitation programmes, training, education, employment, housing, counselling options and support services to suit your needs.

Put you in touch with support groups or other professional advisers to support you along. Advocate on your behalf with Health Board and other state, voluntary and community services.

TOLKA RIVER PROJECT Unit 3a Corduff Shopping Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 811 5100

ALSO: Buzzardstown Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 640 5847

The Tolka River Project is a service for people who have previously engaged in drug misuse and are now stabilised on Methadone.

Aims: We aim to provide an opportunity whereby participants who are stabilised on Methadone can access a quality selfdevelopment programme, which will enable them to progress to a level where they can integrate within the community through education, training and support.

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ARTISTIC GROUPS/ FESTIVALS BLANCHARDSTOWN LIBRARY BOOK CLUBS Blanchardstown Public Library Civic Centre Blanchardstown Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 890 5560 Fax: 890 5571 Meeting Times: Monthly meetings ­ Thursday: 10.30am, Wednesday: 7pm in Blanchardstown Public Library. COOLMINE MUSICAL SOCIETY c/o St Francis Xavier Senior National School Roselawn Road Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0309 Website: www.coolminemusic.com Meeting Times: Wednesday: 8pm in St Francis Xavier Senior School. Contact People: Frances Cassidy or Fiona Doherty Aims: To meet and share ideas on books and stories. Activities: Book clubs and reading groups. Target Group: Open to the whole community.

Contact Person: Catherine Kennington Aims: To contribute to the arts at local level by staging a musical each year. Activities: Musicals; choral festivals; cabaret nights; concerts and performances. Target Group: Adults (18+ years) in Dublin 15.

COOLMINE PANTO GROUP c/o Barbara Lynch Tel: 821 6007 Meeting Times: September ­ Christmas

The group meets in a variety of locations, at a variety of times so please contact the Chairperson for details.

Contact Person: Barbara Lynch, Chairperson Aims: To produce a panto for the local area each year and to train young people to appear on stage. Activities: Singing, dancing and acting rehearsals; costume and set design; stage work; panto production. Target Group: Open to anyone in the Dublin 15 area over 6 years of age.

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Activities: Organisation and promotion of an annual, high profile Community Arts Festival. Target Group: All art related community, parish and school groups.

DUBLIN 15 WRITERS GROUP c/o Blanchardstown Public Library Civic Centre Blanchardstown Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 086 347 1816 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, upstairs in The Clonsilla Inn (check Library Notice Board for details).

Contact Person: Noeleen Kelly, Secretary Aims: To provide an outlet for local writers to meet, develop their work and give and receive feedback and encouragement to other writers. Activities: Regular creative meetings for readings, writing exercises, discussing issues related to writing; compilation and publication of members' writings; workshops on topics, e.g. getting published, writing dialogue, characterisation, literary agents, etc; `Writer's Week' featuring public readings, workshops, etc. Target Group: Anybody in D15 interested in writing.

THE FLYING COLOURS ART GROUP 4 Bramley Way Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7493 Meeting Times: Fridays: 10am ­ 12 noon in Our Lady's Parish centre, Castleknock.

Contact Person: Marie Carroll Aims: To promote and develop art in the community. Activities: Artwork; workshops; exhibitions, social outings/events. Target Group: Anyone interested in art in D15.

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Arts & Leisure

DUBLIN 15 COMMUNITY ARTS FESTIVAL c/o Blanchardstown Public Library Civic Centre Blanchardstown Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 890 5560 Fax: 890 5571

Contact Person: The Secretary Aims: Excellence in Community Arts.

ST BRIGID'S PHOTOGRAPHIC GROUP c/o Blanchardstown Public Library Civic Centre Blanchardstown Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 802 5366 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 7pm in Blanchardstown Public Library.

Contact Person: Tom Shanahan Aims: Photography is fun! Activities: Field trips; exhibitions; workshops on aspects of photography; visiting lecturers; local and international competitions; in-house competitions. Affiliated to the Irish Photographic Federation. Target Group: Anyone over 18 years with an interest in photography. All levels of photography experience welcome.

LEISURE INTEREST GROUPS BINGO GROUPS Corduff Resource Centre Hartstown Community Centre St Brigid's Community Centre Meeting Times: Tuesday: 10.30am ­ 12 noon Thursday: 8.30pm ­ 10pm Tuesday: 8pm ­ 10.30pm approx

BRIDGE CLUBS Sessions generally start at 7.30pm

Meetings:

Monday: Westmanstown Sports Centre ­ Westmanstown Bridge Club Tuesday: St Francis Xavier School ­ Coolmine Bridge Club St Brigid's Community Centre ­ Senior Citizens' Bridge (afternoons) Wednesday: Laurel Lodge Community Centre ­ Cnucha Bridge Club Thursday: Our Lady's Parish Centre Castleknock ­ Castleknock Bridge Club Friday: St Brigid's Community Centre ­ Mount Sackville Past Pupils Bridge Club

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SCRABBLE CLUB c/o St Brigid's Community Centre Church Avenue Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2254 Meeting Times: Monday: 7.30pm ­ 10.30pm (except Bank Holidays) MUSIC BLANCHARDSTOWN BRASS BAND Carpenterstown Road Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1620 Meeting Times: Tuesday & Thursday: 7.30pm (Beginners), Thursday: 9pm, Sunday: 12 noon (Adults) at Band Centre, Priest's Field (opposite The Bell Pub).

Contact Person: Please ring phone number for details Aims: To give people the opportunity to play scrabble in a social environment. Target Group: Anyone interested in playing scrabble.

Contact Person: Michael Harford, Secretary and Conductor Aims: To teach beginners the rudiments of Brass Band Music; to play a brass instrument and to become part of the band so as to be able to perform with the band on outings, at concerts, etc. Activities: Instruments, uniforms and teaching are provided to members in order to keep the band alive in Blanchardstown. Target Group: All are welcome provided they have an aptitude for music and are willing to learn to play a brass instrument and become a member of the band.

FINGAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA Meeting Times: Castleknock Educate Together National School Beech Park Avenue Castleknock Dublin 15 Sunday Mornings, fortnightly: 11am ­ 1pm in National School.

Contact Person: Angela Corr, Secretary, Tel: 086 824 4911 Aims: A non-profit making society, which encourages musical awareness and team spiritedness amongst youth that have a musical background. Activities: Regular performances and recitals. Target Group: Young musicians aged 9­19 years.

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RETIREMENT GROUPS BLANCHARDSTOWN ACTIVE RETIREMENT 38 Glenville Drive Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 5003 Meeting Times: Tuesday and Thursday: 2pm ­ 5pm in St Brigid's Community Centre, Blanchardstown. Contact Person: John Robinson Aims: To involve active retired in all activities. Activities: Bowls; snooker; table tennis; swimming; bridge and other card games, holidays; outings. Target Group: Active retired.

CASTLEKNOCK ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION 41 Beech Park Avenue Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3249 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Thursday: 3pm ­ 5pm in Our Lady's Parish Centre, Castleknock.

Contact Person: Pat Murphy, Chairperson Aims: To enhance the lives of older people; to provide facilities for members to meet, socialise and engage in activities with one another of an educational and cultural nature. Activities: Bowls; card games; bingo; keep fit instruction; art; theatre outings; tours; short breaks, etc. Target Group: Active retired people over 55 years.

EVERGREEN ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP c/o Corduff Community Resource Centre Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2490 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 3pm ­ 6pm in Corduff Resource Centre.

Contact Person: Kathleen Martin, Co-ordinator Aims: To encourage older members of the community to meet at least once a week in the centre to socialise. Activities: Bingo; games; outings; dinner outings; day trips; weekends/weeks away; concerts. Target Group: Anyone over 55 years in Corduff.

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LAUREL LODGE ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION c/o Castleknock Community Centre Laurel Lodge Road Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0968 Meeting Times: Tuesday and Thursday: 2.30pm ­ 4.45pm

Contact Person: Jim Annesley Aims: To provide a club for actively retired over 55s. Activities: Bowls; cards; scrabble; day outings; theatre outings; holidays. Target Group: Retired & semi-retired active over-55s in Laurel Lodge.

MOUNTVIEW SENIOR CITIZENS 5 Woodvale Avenue Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6876 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 10am ­ 12 noon in St Philip's Church Committee Room. Wednesday: 3pm ­ 5pm St Philip's Junior School Parents' Room.

Contact Person: Sally Burke Aims: To give senior citizens in the area the opportunity to meet others and develop friendships. Activities: Arts and crafts; bingo; trips; theatre; meetings with other groups. Target Group: Men and women aged 65 and over in Mountview and in the district.

MULHUDDART OVER 55'S CLUB 9, Parslickstown Drive Mulhuddart Community Centre Tel: 820 3460 Meeting Times: Thursday: 2.30pm ­ 5.30pm

Contact Person: Rose Darby Aims: To provide an opportunity for companionship and social contact. Activities: Arts and crafts; bingo; trips; social outings. Target Group: Men and women aged 55 and over in Mulhuddart.

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YOUNG AT HEART c/o Sacred Heart of Jesus National School Huntstown Dublin 15 Meeting: Huntstown Community Centre Huntstown Way Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0847 Fax: 822 0897 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Thursday: 3pm ­4.30pm

Contact Person: Maura Mahon or Kay Gilligan contact no: 820 9422 Aims: To provide a social outlet for retired people and companionship, a way of getting to know people. Activities: Bingo; trips; social chat; outings ­ Christmas dinner, lunches, pantomimes, etc; book exchange. Target Group: Men or women over 55 in Huntstown/Hartstown.

COMMUNITY CHILDCARE SERVICES BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY CRÈCHE Blakestown Resource Centre Blakestown Way Dublin 15 Tel: 815 7801 Fax: 820 3096 E-mail: [email protected] Contact Person: Verona Campbell: Crèche manager Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.15am ­ 12.45pm and 1.00pm ­ 4.30pm Aims: To provide a safe place for children to learn and develop. Activities: Play and educational activity.

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BLANCHARDSTOWN COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP NETWORK c/o Barnardos Main Street Mulhuddart Village Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4033 Fax: 820 0446 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 2pm

Contact Person: Olivia Speight, Childcare Development Worker Aims: To provide support and advice to community playgroups, community crèches and parent & toddler groups. Activities: Regular network meetings for both playgroups and crèches and weekly visits. Target Group: Community playgroups, community crèches and parent & toddler groups. Contact Person: Noeleen Quinn, Co-ordinator Aims: To run a quality, affordable, locally based childcare service. Planning to provide an "out of school" service for 5-yearolds to 10-year-olds during the school holidays and holy days. Activities: To continue to expand to meet the above aim. Target Group: Children in Corduff.

CORDUFF CHILDCARE SERVICES LTD c/o Corduff Resource Centre Corduff Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1846 Fax: 821 9021 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

CORDUFF COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP c/o Corduff Health Centre Corduff Green Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 1131 Fax: 821 1131 Opening Times: Please ring Corduff Community Playgroup for opening times.

Contact Person: Liz O'Shea, Playgroup Leader Aims: To prepare children for school. Activities: Play; arts and crafts; group-time when the children have music and songs. Target Group: Children aged 3+ years (toilet trained) from Corduff and the broader Blanchardstown Area.

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Childcare

HARTSTOWN COMMUNITY PLAYSCHOOL Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 087 230 1392 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.15am ­ 11.15am and 11.30am ­ 1.30pm

Contact Person: Ann Murray: Leader Aims: To prepare 3- and 4-year-olds to begin school. Activities: Learning through play. Target Group: Children aged 3­4 years from Hartstown.

MOUNTVIEW COMMUNITY CRÈCHE c/o Mountview Family Resource Centre 11 Whitechapel Crescent Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 6171 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 8.30am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Frances Cooke, Crèche Manager Aims: Provision of childcare to enable parents in the Mountview area to avail of training, education and employment. Activities: Day-care provided in a safe, hygienic and stimulating environment. Target Group: Children aged 3 months to 3 years from local families in Mountview.

MOUNTVIEW COMMUNITY PLAYSCHOOL Shelerin Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4659 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9.05am ­ 11.05am and 11.15am ­ 1.15pm (4 classes in total).

Contact Person: Caroline Cummins, Parent and Helper Aims: To get children ready for school. Activities: Reading; playing; developing the children's fine and gross motor skills, along with intellectual, language, emotional, social and physical development. Target Group: Children aged 3­4 years from Mountview.

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PARSLICKSTOWN COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP 6 Parslickstown Court Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 085 723 2678 Opening Times: 9am ­ 11.15am 11.25am ­ 1.25pm

Contact Person: Nicola Keating, Co-ordinator Aims: To provide a childcare organisation so that young children can mix with other children before starting primary school. Activities: Variety of daily activities. Target Group: Children aged 2 years and 10 months and upwards (toilet trained) from Mulhuddart.

PARENT & TODDLER GROUPS BLAKESTOWN PARENT & TODDLER GROUP c/o Blakestown Resource Centre Blakestown Way Dublin 15 Tel: 811 5936 / 820 3096 Fax: 820 6234 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Tuesday and Friday: 10am ­ 12 noon in Blakestown Resource Centre. Contact Person: Susan Fox, Co-ordinator of Blakestown CDP Aims: To integrate toddlers through play and to provide support and company for adults. Activities: Table-top activities; painting; music; informal discussion; plans to develop the group and have talks on a range of topics. Target Group: All parents and toddlers welcome from D15. CASTLEKNOCK PARENT & TODDLER GROUP c/o Our Lady Mother of the Church Parish Centre Beechpark Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 9907 (Parish Centre) Meeting Times: Friday: 9.30am ­ 11am Group I and 11.30am ­ 1pm Group II, during school terms. Contact People: Eleanor McKenna, 812 8948 or Bernie Coonan Aims: To foster a community spirit and to reach out and offer support to people who may feel isolated. Activities: Providing a safe, fun environment for young children and parents, with educational toys, crafts each week and singsongs; outings and courses for parents. Target Group: Parents and toddlers, especially those new to the area.

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LAUREL LODGE PARENT & TODDLER GROUP c/o Laurel Lodge Community Centre Laurel Lodge Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0968 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 10.30am ­ 12.00pm during school terms.

Contact Person: Lorraine Reid, Chairperson Aims: To provide a friendly environment for parents to sit & chat; toddler entertainment with toys, colouring, etc; information provision on what's going on in D15 area. Activities: Toys; games and colouring for toddlers; social evenings; talks connected to raising children; information provision, e.g. playgroup lists, doctors, childminders, etc. Target Group: Parents and toddlers.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT LTD Blakestown Resource Centre Blakestown Way Dublin 15 Tel: 811 5936 Fax: 820 6234 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 4.30pm Contact Person: Susan Fox, Project Co-ordinator Aims: To promote a non-judgemental inclusive community and to identify local leadership. Activities: Setting up of a Parent & Toddler Group in the local area; identifying local needs and addressing same; working to address the training needs in the area by providing UCD, CAN & FETAC accredited courses & training. Target Group: General population in Blakestown. BLANCHARDSTOWN TRAVELLER DEVELOPMENT GROUP Parslickstown House Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 7812 Fax: 812 8644 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm Contact Person: Co-ordinator Aims: To promote the welfare and human rights of travellers and to combat social exclusion experienced by travellers. Activities: Capacity building; training and development; lobbying and anti-racism work; policy work. Target Group: All travellers in the Greater Blanchardstown Area.

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CORDUFF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT LTD Corduff Community Resource Centre Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 9021 / 821 9750 Fax: 821 9021 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm (Closed for lunch: 1pm ­ 2pm)

Contact Person: Felix Gallagher, Co-ordinator Aims: To improve the quality of life for people in Corduff; to create a unity of purpose and acknowledge diversity; to be rooted in the community, spreading out. Activities: To construct an active network locally; create a mutual relationship with relevant agencies; create awareness through analysis of social, environmental and political issues affecting Corduff; encourage local participation; provide training, e.g. parenting, community development, etc.; support existing groups such as youth, childcare, active retired, marginalised groups, asylum seekers and the Corduff Community Resource Centre. Contact Person: Nuala Kane, Co-ordinator

Opening Times: Flexible within the times of ­ Monday ­ Friday: 8am ­ 10pm

Activities: Training; consultation; support and information for individuals and groups. Target Group: Communities of Mulhuddart, Hartstown and Huntstown.

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Community Development

GREATER BLANCHARDSTOWN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT Parslickstown House Ladyswell Road Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1745 Fax: 820 7928 E-mail: [email protected]

Aims: To empower the community to develop their full potential by acting as a resource centre for groups and individuals; to identify community needs and resources required to meet these needs.

COMMUNITY FORUMS BLANCHARDSTOWN AREA PARTNERSHIP Dillon House 106 Coolmine Industrial Estate Coolmine Dublin 15 Tel: 820 9550 Fax: 820 9551 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.bap.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9am ­ 5pm Friday: 9am ­ 4pm (Closed for lunch 1pm ­ 2pm) Contact Person: Linda Curran, Manager Aims: To achieve social inclusion for all by working with community, voluntary and statutory sectors. Activities: Broadly, BAP is involved in training and educational programmes to encourage adults back into the workforce; enterprise supports; social economy; community development; lone parents development work; family support and childcare; programme for potential early school leavers and access to further and third level education; equality, research, evaluation and communication. Target Groups: Long-term unemployed, asylum seeker/refugee, lone parent, persons with a disability, Traveller, substancemisuser, ex-prisoner, homeless person.

DUBLIN 15 FORUM Unit 106 Coolmine Industrial Estate Dublin 15 Tel: 820 9550 Fax: 812 8570 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: On demand, contact Development Officer for details.

Contact Person: Development Officer Aims: To act as a platform for community groups to meet and discuss issues, share ideas and information; to act as a representative structure for the community sector in D15. Activities: Networking meetings; training; information dissemination; exchange of ideas; representation. Target Group: Community groups & community organisations in the Greater Blanchardstown Area, expanding to all D15 in the near future.

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DUBLIN 15 COMMUNITY COUNCIL c/o Clonsilla Hall Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0559 Fax: 820 0559 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Contact Person: The Secretary Aims: To represent to statutory and other bodies the consensus views of the community on matters which affect the whole area. Activities: Meet with statutory agencies; public meetings; information sessions. Target Group: Residents Associations.

NETWORKING DUBLIN 15 LTD Buzzardstown House Buzzardstown Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0983 Fax: 820 0310 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Bernie Cawley, CE Supervisor Aims: To provide information to the residents of D15 and to provide affordable computer training to the local community. Activities: Computer training and training opportunities for CE participants.

GOOD MORNING BLANCHARDSTOWN Buzzardstown House Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Direct Line: 824 7342 The Good Morning Project is a FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE for Older People and those who are feeling vulnerable

Target Group: The elderly.

A telephone call five mornings a week! ....for a chat and to check on your well-being and to make sure that you are kept informed of other services that are available to you.

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RAPID PROGRAMME c/o Fingal County Council Civic Centre Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 890 5083 Fax: 890 5572 E-mail: o'[email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Breffni O'Rourke, Co-ordinator Aims: To respond to the identified needs of the community with a coherent strategy to improve services and facilities, increase co-ordination, remove duplication and develop new and innovative ways of working, while ensuring maximum and sustainable community participation. Activities: Frontload funding from the National Development Plan; integrated service provision. Target Group: Communities of Mulhuddart, Corduff, Mountview and Blakestown.

COMMUNITY GARDAÍ COMMUNITY SECTION OF THE GARDAÍ Blanchardstown Garda Station Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 666 7000 Fax: 666 7040 Community Police Tel: 666 7020 Contact People: Kevin Jennings, Sergeant in Charge Community Policing, and John O'Connor, Sergeant Aim: To achieve the highest attainable level of personal protection, community commitment and state security. Community Gardaí: Whitestown/Sheepmoor/Fortlawn/Whitechapel: Sean Moyles, Shane Curran, James Gallagher, Anna Gorry Dromheath/Wellview: Damien White, Dominic McHale, Grainne Callanam, Raymond Geden, Liam Nolan Edgewood Lawn/Corduff/Sheephill/Brookhaven: Sandra McGinty, Paul Kirwan, Ian Kenny Castleknock/Carpenterstown: Joe Quinn, Emma Connelley Portersgate/Lohunda/Huntstown/Hartstown: Padraic Brennan, Kieran O'Connor Littlepace: Brian Boland

Blanchardstown Village/Roselawn/Delwood/Lambourne: Brian Crumley

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COMMUNITY/RESOURCE CENTRES BLAKESTOWN RESOURCE CENTRE Blakestown Way Dublin 15 Tel: 820 3096 Fax: 821 6048 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm Contact Person: Joyce Bright, CE Supervisor Aims: To provide an inclusive, friendly, welcoming facility in a non-judgemental environment, whereby all people in the local community are encouraged to develop skills and talents and participate in activities which will enhance the quality of life in Blakestown. Facilities: Hall; meeting rooms; coffee shop; kitchen. The centre houses a number of projects including Blakestown CDP, the LES, Blakestown Community Crèche. CASTLEKNOCK COMMUNITY CENTRE Laurel Lodge Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0968 Fax: 820 0968 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 10pm, Saturday: 9.30am ­ 5.30pm, Sunday: 9am ­ 1pm Contact Person: John Howl, Supervisor Aims: To provide a meeting place for community activity. Facilities: Dividing hall; meeting rooms; office; coffee shop/kitchen. The centre houses the Alphabet Playgroup each morning.

CASTLEKNOCK PARISH CENTRE c/o The Parish Office Main Street Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0040 Fax: 820 0040 E-mail:

[email protected]

Contact Person: Ada Lawson, Bookings Officer Aims: To provide facilities and meeting rooms for the community. Facilities: Meeting rooms; hall; counselling room; quiet room; kitchen; lounge and foyer.

Website: www.castleknock.dublin.anglican.org

Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 1pm (office)

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CLONSILLA HALL Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0559 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 1pm and open in evenings when booked by groups/organisations. CORDUFF COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2490 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 8.30am ­ 10pm

Contact Person: Councillor Gerry Lynam Aims: To provide a community facility. Facilities: Hall, kitchen & office space for D15 Community Council. Contact Person: Adrienne O'Shea, Supervisor Aims: To enhance the Centre's environment & to be a welcoming place for members of the community to visit and use the facilities provided. Facilities: Coffee shop; rooms for hire; hall for hire, facilities for local groups; all-weather pitch. Target Group: People from Corduff & Greater Blanchardstown Area.

HARTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2777 Mobile no: 087 216 8491 Fax: 820 4877 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 11pm HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTRE Huntstown Way Huntstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0897 Fax: 822 0897 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 5pm onwards.

Supervisor Ann Colgan Contact Person: Mary Dempsey Aims: To provide a wide range of resources and facilities to the local community. Facilities: Hall; stage; meeting rooms. Contact Person: Mary Merriman, Secretary Aims: To provide community facilities for local interest groups. Facilities: Hall, meeting rooms and catering facilities for a range of community-based groups and organisations.

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NEIGHBOUR YOUTH PROJECT Shelerin Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5253 Fax: 820 6356 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Saturday.

Contact Person: Dave Creed, Chairperson Aims: To manage the Youth and Family Centre and make it available to groups in the area. Facilities: Recreation & meeting rooms; kitchen facility; pool room.

HUNTSTOWN COMMUNITY YOUTH PROJECT Huntstown Community Centre Huntstown Way Huntstown Dublin 15 Tel: 086 820 9984 / 823 8716 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.foroige.ie Meeting/Opening Times: Variable ­ contact staff for details

Contact Person: Laura O'Connor, Youth Officer Aims: To enable young people to develop themselves and their community through involvement in voluntary youth work in Huntstown. Target Group: 12­18 years and over and voluntary youth leaders aged 18 years and over. Activities: A variety of clubs and groups to meet the interests of the young people in the area including an extensive summer programme.

CORDUFF COMMUNITY YOUTH PROJECT The 109th Scout Den Blackcourt Road Corduff, Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 086 850 7320 / 086 605 4126 Website: www.foroige.ie Meeting/Opening Times: Variable ­ contact staff for details

Contact Person: Fiona Costello and Sandra Moore, Youth Officers Target Group: 12­18 years old. Activities: Various clubs, groups and workshops are run throughout the year in the Corduff area, including an extensive summer programme.

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THE ZONE YOUTH CAFÉ Blanchardstown Youth Service Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2077 Fax: 821 1144 Website: www.foroge.ie Meeting/Opening Times: Mondays and Wednesdays: 7.00 ­ 8.30pm Blakestown Resources Centre

Contact Person: Liz Brady, Youth Officer Aims: Provide place to meet while providing up to date, relevant and accessible information on a variety of health issues. Target Group: Young people 14­18 years. Activities: A Youth Committee run the café activities include: sport, pool, play station, board games, and quizzes. Health and Sexuality workshops ­ exploration and discussion around relationships and sexuality.

THE OASIS PROGRAMME RIVERSDALE OPPORTUNITIES TO ACTIVELY STAY IN SCHOOL Blanchardstown Youth Service Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2012 Fax: 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.foroige.ie Meeting/Opening Times: Variable ­ contact the staff.

Contact person: Caroline Maye, Youth Officer Aims: To enable young people to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes that will help them to stay in school. Target Group: Young people at risk of leaving school early. Activities: Breakfast clubs, Art classes, personal and group development, after schools support, sports clubs, cooking groups, swimming fishing, outdoors activities, summer programmes.

MULHUDDDART COMMUNITY CENTRE Church Road Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 5120 Fax: 821 4992 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Contact the committee for details.

Contact Person: Nuala Kane, Secretary of Community Centre Committee, or Fr Eugene, 24 Mulhuddart Wood, Mulhuddart, D15. Aims: To provide facilities to the community, in particular youth in the area. Facilities: Hall; changing rooms with showers; kitchen; meeting rooms.

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WELLVIEW RESOURCE CENTRE 17/18 Wellview Green Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 826 2878 Fax: 826 2879 E-mail: [email protected]

Contact Person: Nuala Minnock, Project Manager Aims: To promote the best health of children aged 0­12 years in particular and teenagers aged 13­18 years & their families in the greater Blanchardstown & Mulhuddart areas. Activities & Programmes: Breakfast Clubs, Junior Sports, Futsal, Girls Group, After School Group, Summer Projects, Community Games, Parent & Toddler Group. Project workers are also involved in a range of development projects in Mulhuddart and Blanchardstown.

NUMBER 10 PARISH RESOURCE CENTRE 10 Dromheath Avenue Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 8440 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Sr Rowena Aims: To provide a facility for community activity in the area. Facilities: Meeting rooms for hire; training room; office; kitchen. Services: Vincent De Paul Society provides outreach service for local community: Counselling MABS outreach Narcotics anonymous Single mother's support Self-development Religious & social education for people with disabilities Local Art Group Rainbows.

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OUR LADY'S PARISH CENTRE Beechpark Lawn Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 9907 Fax: 820 9907 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 11pm (Bookings must be made in advance). ST BRIGID'S COMMUNITY CENTRE Church Avenue Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0520 Fax: 822 6779 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Sunday: 8am ­ 11pm DISABILITY SUPPORT GROUPS/TRAINING BLANCHARDSTOWN CENTRE FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING Unit 7A Plato Business Park Damastown Dublin 15 Tel: 827 0609 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm Vantastic Travel Club: This is an accessible transport system that BCIL were involved in establishing. If you have a disability and wish to book a journey please call 833 0663.

Contact Person: Bernie Clonan, CE Supervisor Aims: To provide the community with quality meeting/ recreational facilities. Facilities: Hall; meeting rooms; kitchen; offices; reception.

Contact Person: Manager Aims: To provide the community with quality meeting and recreational facilities. Facilities: Large hall and stage; meeting rooms; kitchen; coffee shop; Irish Playschool; conference room.

Contact Person: Michael McCabe, Co-ordinator Aims: To empower and enable people with disabilities to achieve independent living, choice and control over their lives and to achieve full & active participation as equal citizens in society. Activities: Influencing policy-making at local, national & European level; supporting grassroot initiatives in setting up pilot projects for personal assistance; developing membership and leadership in the Independent Living Movement; improving opportunities for participation in society for all disabled people; promoting trans-national partnerships for information exchange. Target Group: People with disabilities.

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CENTRAL REMEDIAL CLINIC HARTSTOWN DAY CENTRE Hartstown Shopping Centre Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 4160 Fax: 822 4175 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Mary Hyland, Manager Aims: To provide social activities for members attending the centre, based on a social model of care. Activities: There is no set routine as all members are adults and capable of making choices. The centre exists to facilitate the choices that members make. Target Group: Adults (18­60 years) with a physical disability.

FRESH START c/o Our Lady's Parish Centre Beechpark Lawn Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 812 8545 Fax: 820 9907 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9am ­ 5pm Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Ann Marie Burke, Course Facilitator Aims: Fresh Start is a 6 month career and vocational exploration programme. It aims to assist people who have been out of the workforce due to various circumstances. It involves people identifying their own needs and working towards meeting these in association with programme staff. Activities: Personal development; stress management; confidence building; assertiveness; effective communication skills; relaxation classes; job-seeking skills; aptitude and career assessment tests; computer skills; work experience; visits to training/work sites. Target Group: Unemployed people with a disability.

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HARTSTOWN ARCH CLUB c/o Hartstown Community Centre Hartstown Road Dublin 15 Tel: 087 235 8543 Meeting Times: Monday: 6pm ­ 7.30pm

Contact Person: Kathleen O'Dwyer Aims: Recreational facilities and opportunities for learning disabled children. Activities: Basketball; snooker; arts and crafts; parties; outings to shows, pantos, bowling, etc. Target Group: Learning disabled children and other young people.

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE BLIND ­ DUBLIN 15 OUTREACH SERVICE National Council for the Blind of Ireland Whitworth Road Drumcondra Dublin 9 Tel: 830 7033 Fax: 830 7787 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.ncbi.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm Johanna's Contact Hours: Wednesday: 9am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Johanna Nicholson, Community Resource Worker Aims: To optimise the intellectual, social and economic independence of vision impaired people and to minimise the effects of visual impairment. Activities: Information and support; technical aids, grants and assistance; bi-monthly magazine; low-vision clinic; rehabilitation and mobility training; respite care; resource centre; talking book and Braille library services. Target Group: Blind and visually impaired people living in Dublin 15.

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CONAÍ CLUBHOUSE Warren House Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 805 3472 Fax: 805 3459 E-mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.eve.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 8.30am ­ 4pm Friday: 8.30am ­ 3pm

Contact Person: Sharon Sheridan, Manager Aims: Conaí Clubhouse is an innovative, member-led community-based model for people with mental health difficulties, following a strong ethos of work-ordered day. The Clubhouse offers lifelong membership and support to enable members lead a socially and economically productive life in the community. Activities Activities are focused around the clubs work units and social employment programmes. Conaí Clubhouse is open to members only. Referral procedures: self referrals, clinical referrals.

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FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL LOCALLY BASED OFFICES

Grove Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 890 5000 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.fingalcoco.ie

Departments based in Grove Road and their aims:

AIMS:

General Enquiries

Tel: 890 5000; Fax: 890 5809

Community, Culture & Sports Dept

Tel: 890 5104; Fax: 890 5572

Community, Culture & Sports Dept

Advice, assistance and funding of community/arts and sporting organisations; organising of community based events and exhibitions; support for and provision of Volunteer Centres and community facilities.

Housing Department

Tel: 890 5390; Fax: 890 5389

Housing Department

To provide essential services in construction of council housing; housing allocation; shared ownership/affordable/ voluntary/co-operative housing schemes; empty nesters scheme; estate management; housing loans and rental subsidy; loans and grants under variety of schemes; disabled persons grants and essential repairs scheme; accommodation of travellers.

Public Counter Opening Times:

Mon ­ Fri: 9am ­ 12.45pm and 2pm ­ 4.30pm

Libraries

Tel: 890 5560; Fax: 890 5569

Libraries

To provide a free public library service to meet the informational, educational and recreational needs of all who live, work or study within the Fingal area.

Opening Times:

Mon ­ Thurs: 10am ­ 8.30pm, Fri & Sat: 10am ­ 5pm, Closed Sat and Mon of Bank Holiday Weekends.

Transportation Department

Tel: 890 5874; Fax: 890 5889

Transportation Department

To design and construct new roads and motorways; improvement, maintenance and lighting of existing roads and the implementation of traffic safety measures including the operation of the school warden service.

Water Services

Tel: 890 6210; Fax: 890 6229 [email protected]

Law

Tel: 890 5490; Fax: 890 5519 [email protected]

Planning

Tel: 890 5546 [email protected]

Coolmine Roads Depot Coolmine Parks Depot Ballycoolin Depot

Tel: 821 4446 Tel: 821 3486 Tel: 821 1434 / 821 1986 (water and drainage)

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FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

PO Box 174 Fingal County Hall Main Street Swords, Co Dublin Tel: 890 5000 Fax: 890 5999 Website: www.fingalcoco.ie Architects Department Tel: 890 5050 Fax: 890 5079

Overall Aim: To protect and develop the physical, social and economic environment of Fingal and provide high quality services efficiently for all its people. Departments based in Fingal County Council Headquarters in Swords and their Aims:

AIMS:

Responsibilities spread across a wide range of other Depts of the Council, e.g. design of housing schemes, individual houses, libraries, courthouses and general office requirements. This Dept is responsible for acquisition and disposal of land, industrial and commercial development including neighbourhood shops, management of Council's land bank, control of derelict sites and dangerous structures and assisting in the promotion of tourism in the Fingal area. To deal with waste management; abandoned/unwanted car service; environmental awareness and education; litter control; beach management; burial grounds. To deal with the short and long-term financing of the Council's operations, both of Revenue and Capital nature. Services include cash office, rates and payments to suppliers. To provide a free public library service to meet the informational, educational and recreational needs of all who live, work or study within the Fingal area. To manage and maintain approx 1,540 hectares of parks & open space including playing fields, playgrounds, golf courses, sporting facilities, exercise trails, walkways, historical houses & associated demesnes & a variety of flora. To deal with the preparation & review of the County Development Plan, the consideration of applications for planning permission, the control of development & the enforcement of planning legislation. The Dept also provides advice on planning matters to the public & other council departments.

Development Department Tel: 890 5170 Fax: 890 6209

Environmental Services Dept Tel: 890 5170 Fax: 890 6209 Finance Department Tel: 890 5300 Fax: 890 5379

Libraries Tel: 890 5524 Fax: 890 5599 Parks Department Tel: 890 5600 Fax: 890 5649

Planning Department Tel: 890 5670 Fax: 890 5789

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MEN'S GROUPS BLANCHARDSTOWN MEN'S GROUP c/o The Neighbourhood Youth Project (NYP) Shelerin Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5253 Fax: 820 6356 Meeting Times: Monday: 10am ­ 1pm in Blakestown and Mountview NYP, Wednesday: 8pm ­ 9.30pm in Blakestown Resource Centre. BLANCHARDSTOWN MEN'S OUTREACH PROJECT c/o Parslickstown House Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 087 697 6086 E-mail: [email protected] Contact Person: Pat O'Connor, Co-ordinator Aims: To outreach to isolated males in the community, provide education facilities and a place to meet and discuss issues. Activities: Education opportunities; meetings; links to relevant services, e.g. LES service. Target Group: Males over 16 in the Greater Blanchardstown Area.

Contact Person: Yves Chavanne, Secretary Aims: Outreach to isolated men in the Dublin 15 area. Support, Referral, Advocacy, Education & Activities for men & men's groups. Activities: Big Breakfast, Men's Groups, Training Art & Crafts, Empowerment and Positive Participation in Family & Community Life.

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MINORITY GROUP SUPPORT PROJECTS BARN ­ BLANCHARDSTOWN ASYLUM SEEKERS, REFUGEES AND NEW COMMUNITIES Parslickstown House Ladyswell Road Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1745 Fax: 820 7928 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Every month, please ring for details. Contact Person: Nuala Kane, Chairperson Aims: To address the needs of asylum seekers/refugees living in our communities. Activities: Regular meetings to discuss issues and projects; `Crossing Paths' Project to share experiences of how individuals came to Blanchardstown, through art, video, publications and an exhibition. Target Group: All new communities and newcomers in the Greater Blanchardstown Area.

RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATIONS/ ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS FORTLAWN DEVELOPMENT GROUP 34 Fortlawn Park Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 7569 Meeting Times: Every two weeks. Contact Person: Pauline Cole, Chairperson Aims: To improve the Fortlawn estate by working with Fingal County Council on any projects or problems that arise within the area. Activities: Work on a daily basis to improve the estate, with the support of the residents. Target Group: All residents of Fortlawn including youths.

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LOHUNDA ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP Tel: 087 998 0993 E-mail [email protected] Meeting Times: Usually once every 3 weeks.

Contact Person: Irene Harris, Secretary Aims: An improvement of the physical environment on the Lohunda area; improvement of safety/security for Lohunda Residents; to give residents a greater input into the planning/development of the area. Activities: Environment issues ­ litter, trees & shrubs; safety issues ­ Neighbourhood Watch Scheme; bike-marking; other issues concerning the area.

PORTERS GATE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION 7 Porters Gate Court Porters Gate Dublin 15 Tel: 820 9990 E-mail: [email protected]

Contact Person: Dr Robin L Joseph, Honorary Secretary Aims: To represent the residents of the estate, all of whom are eligible to join. There is a written constitution, which was agreed by members at the founding AGM. Activities: Routine business is conducted by a committee of one or two representatives from each road, totalling 16 members. This committee meets about every 6 weeks. Written minutes are provided to each representative. There is a printed Newsletter, about 6 issues annually, which goes to every household, paid up or not, and to local Councillors. The Estate has won in its class in the Tidy Districts Competition for two years running. An AGM held every October receives the Report of the Committee and Hon Treasurer.

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WOMEN'S GROUPS BLANCHARDSTOWN ICA GUILD 72 Georgian Village Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3463 Meeting Times: First three Wednesdays of each month at 8pm, in Scoil Bríde Boys School, Blanchardstown. Contact Person: Trudy Keating, President Aims: Co-operation between women for themselves and their families; to provide opportunities for women to further themselves and their hopes/achievements. Activities: Arts & crafts; computer courses; effective speaking training; educational outings; public speaking; drama; social outings; pitch & putt; golf; 10-pin bowling. Target Group: All women aged 18 years and over are welcome. CASTLEKNOCK ICA GUILD c/o Our Lady's Parish Centre Beechpark lawn Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 4652 Meeting Times: Varied ­ contact Our Lady's Parish Centre for details. Contact Person: The Secretary Aims: To bring women together to improve the social and cultural aspects of their lives; to foster friendships; to develop skills and interests. Activities: Art; crafts; the arts; sport/leisure; education; cultural/ social and many other activities. Target Group: All women aged 18 years and over are welcome, who live in the area of Castleknock. HARTSTOWN LADIES CLUB c/o Hartstown Community Centre Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 8444 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 8.30pm in the Hartstown Community Centre. Contact Person: Joan Ashbrook Aims: The club is a social and educational group, which brings women together for social contact and activity. Activities: Talks/speakers; crafts; bowling; theatre; social events. Target Group: All women of all ages from the Hartstown Area (centre membership required).

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SWAN (SUPPORT FOR WOMEN AND NEIGHBOURS) c/o Parslickstown House Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 086 363 5839 Opening Times: Wednesday Evenings 8­10pm

Contact Person: Eileen Ryan (Chairperson) Aims: Support for Women. Target Group: Mature Women in the Mulhuddart Area. Activities: Support Group, Discussion, Activities, Art & Crafts, Parenting, Education, Health, Personal Development, Community Development and Active Citizenship.

RELIGIOUS ASSOCIATIONS DUBLIN WEST COMMUNITY CHURCH Unit 11, The Plaza Main Street, Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Contact: Sean Mullen, Tel: 822 5400 E-mail: [email protected] Services: Sunday Service, 11am The Church: The church provides a welcoming Christian Community. It reaches out to and serves the wider community and teaches Christian Principles for living. There are weekly church meetings, bible courses, children's bible classes, a youth group, home group and special events.

KINGDOM HALL, JEHOVAH'S WITNESS Blanchardstown Road North Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 Contact: Louise or Stephen Blunn Tel: 820 4988

Services: Sunday Service, 10.30am Also, Tuesday and Thursday 7.30pm

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OUR LADY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH, CASTLEKNOCK (RC) Beechpark, Castleknock, D15 Sacristy Tel: 821 4652 Emergency Tel: 087 221 7225 Parish Centre Tel: 820 9907 Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church-based groups, including: Parish Social Group, Parish Centre Committee, Parish Care Group, Family Mediation, Parish Choir, Sunday Scripture Group, Liturgical Drama Group, Family Group, Bethany Bereavement Support Group, Family and Media Association, Young People's Group, St Vincent de Paul.

Priests: PP: V. Rev Morris O'Shea Tel: 821 2967 Curate: Rev. Denis O'Connor, Tel: 821 4003 Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 7.30pm Sunday ­ 9am, 11am (Family Mass), 12.15pm, 4pm Holy Days ­ Vigil 7.30pm and on Holy Day, 8am, 11am, 7.30pm Weekdays ­ Mon ­ Fri 10am and 7.30pm, Sat 12 noon Confessions: Sat 11.30am ­ 1pm and 7pm ­ 9pm Eves of First Fridays and Holy Days, 8 ­ 9pm Baptisms: 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month 1.00pm Devotions: Prayer Group, Mon 8pm in Parish Centre. Matt Talbot Devotions ­ Eves of First Fridays 7.30pm

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Religious Associations

ST BRIGID'S CHURCH BLANCHARDSTOWN (RC) Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 Parish Office Tel: 821 0571 (Mon­ Fri: 10am­12.30pm) Parish Sisters: La Sainte Union Sisters are based in the parish at Teallach Mhuire, 41 Broadway Road, Blanchardstown. The sisters are involved in community work, parish, group facilitation, counselling and psychotherapy. Contact: Sr Mel, Tel: 821 4459.

The Congregation of the Daughters of the Cross are located at 7 Roselawn Grove, Blanchardstown, Tel: 821 0968.

Priests: PP: V. Rev. John Jones Tel: 821 3660 Curates: Rev. Gerard Gill, Tel: 821 3151 and Rev. John Casey, Tel: 821 3716 Parish Chaplain: Rev. Alan Hilliard Tel: 821 1130 Canon Walter Harris, Pastor Emeritus Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 7pm Sunday ­ 9am, 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 7pm Holy Days ­ Vigil 7pm, Holy Day as Sunday Weekday ­ Mon ­ Fri 9am and 10am, Sat 10am First Fridays ­ 9am, 10am and 7.30pm Confessions: Saturday from 10am Baptisms: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month 4pm (two weeks prior notice required). Marriage: 3 months notice required. Devotions: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, First Fridays after 10am mass until 7pm Prayer Group Tuesdays at 7.30pm Minister: Rev. Andrew Orr, Tel: 821 3083 Services: Sunday Services: 8.30am and 11.30am

Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church-based groups including St. Brigid's Pastoral Council which can be contacted at the Parish Office.

ST BRIGID'S CHURCH CASTLEKNOCK (C OF I) Castleknock, Dublin 15 Parish Office: 820 0040 E-mail:

[email protected]

Website:

www.castleknock.dublin.anglican.org

Church Groups: The parish has a number of active church-based groups including: The Parish Team, Parish Prayer Group, Girl Guides, Table Tennis, Girl's Brigade, Boy's Brigade, Tiny Tots Group, Youth Clubs, Mother's Union (Women's Group).

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ST CIARAN'S CHURCH (RC) Hartstown, Dublin 15 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.st-ciarans-parish.ie Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church based groups including: Senior and Junior Choir, Folk Group, St Vincent de Paul.

Priests: PP: V. Rev. Liam Hickey, Tel: 821 4863 Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 7pm Sunday ­ 10.30am, 12 noon Holy Days ­ Vigil 7pm, Holy Day 10.30am Weekday ­ Mon ­ Fri 9.30am Confessions: Saturday after 7pm Mass Baptisms: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month 4pm. Two weeks prior notice required. Devotions: First Friday Devotion of Silence after 9.30am Mass.

ST FRANCIS ORATORY BLANCHARDSTOWN (RC) Main St, Blanchardstown, D 15 Tel: 821 3364 Fax: 821 2782

Superior: Rev. Terence Harrington The Oratory: Six friars live at the Friary and work as chaplains to Coolmine Community School and Blanchardstown Centre Oratory.

ST LUKE THE EVANGELIST (RC) Church Road, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2544 Sacristy Tel: 820 5480 Parish Sisters: Sr Rowena St Joseph of Cluny Sister can be contacted at 7 Parslickstown Drive, Mulhuddart, Tel: 821 7339 Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church based groups, including: Folk Group, Parish Newsletter, Ladyswell Prayer Group, Legion of Mary, Altar Society, Choirs, St Vincent de Paul.

Priests: PP: V. Rev Eugene Taaffe Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 6.30pm Sunday ­ 10.30am and 12 noon Holy Days ­ Vigil 6.30pm and on Holy Day, 11am Weekdays ­ Mon ­ Fri 10am Baptisms: 2nd Sunday of the month at 12.40pm

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ST MARY OF THE SERVANTS BLAKESTOWN (RC) Blakestown, Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6800 Fax: 821 0650 E-mail:

[email protected]

Priests: PP: Rev Tom Robinson, Tel: 821 0874 Prior: Rev. Tom Robinson Tel: 821 0874 Curate: Fr Colm McGlynn Tel: 821 0874 Br Joseph Whelan, Servite Community Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 7pm Sunday ­ 10am, 12 noon, 5pm Holy Days ­ Vigil 7pm, 10am on Holy Day Weekday ­ Mon ­ Fri 9.15am, Sat 10am, First Monday of the month ­ 7.30pm Confessions: Sat 10.30am and 6.30pm Baptisms: 1st Sunday and Saturday of the month at 3pm (by appointment only).

Parish Sisters: The Sisters of St Louis are located at St Louis Convent, Blakestown Road. Contact: Sr Maeve Dolan, Tel: 821 7432, Or 24 Briarwood Green, Blakestown Road, Mulhuddart Tel: 821 4488.

The sisters are involved in educational, parochial, social and religious formation in the district.

Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church-based groups, including: Parish Team, Adult Choir, Folk Group, Spirituality Group, Youth Choir, St Vincent de Paul, Legion of Mary, Spread Group. ST MARY'S CHURCH CLONSILLA (C OF I) Clonsilla Road, Dublin 15 Website:

www.castleknock.dublin.anglican.org

Minister: Rev Andrew Orr, Tel: 821 3083 Services: Sunday Service: 10am

Tel: 820 0040 Fax: 820 0040

Parish Groups: Parish Groups are run jointly with St Brigid's, Castleknock. They include: The Parish Team, Parish Prayer Group, Girl Guides, Table tennis, Girl's Brigade, Boy's Brigade, Tiny Tots Group, Youth Clubs, Mother's Union (Women's Group).

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ST MOCHTA'S CHURCH PORTERSTOWN (RC) Tel: 821 3218 Parish Office: Tel: 821 3218 (Mon­Fri: 9.30am ­ 12.30pm) Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church based groups, including: Choirs, Prayer Ministries, St Vincent de Paul (meet every Tuesday in Sacristy at 8pm).

Priests: PP: V. Rev Martin Murnaghan, Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 7pm Sunday ­ 8.30am, 10.30am, 12 noon Holy Days ­ Vigil 7pm and on Holy Day, 10am and 7pm Weekdays ­ Mon ­ Sat 10am First Friday ­ 10am and 7pm Confessions: Last Sunday of each month after each mass, (Rite 2). Private Confessions anytime by request. Baptisms: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Devotions: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament to 8pm on the First Friday Sunday evening 7 ­ 9pm

ST PATRICK'S CHURCH CORDUFF (RC) Corduff, Blanchardstown, D15 Tel: 821 3596 Fax: 821 3492

Sr Regina King, located at Corduff Resource Centre, is Development Parish Worker and can be contacted at Tel: 820 1846.

Priests: PP: V. Rev Michael Irwin Tel: 821 3596 Curate: Rev Emmet O'Hara Tel: 821 5930 Chaplain: Rev. Emmet O'Hara Chaplain: Susan Robinson Riversdale Community College, Tel: 820 1488 Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 7pm Sunday ­ 9.30am, 11am, 12 noon. Holy Days ­ Vigil 7pm and on Holy Day, 11am, 7.30pm Weekdays ­ Mon ­ Fri 9.05am, School and Bank Holiday ­ 10am First Friday ­ 9.05am and 7pm Saturday ­ 11am Confessions: After 11am and 7pm mass on Saturdays.

Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church based groups, including: Parish Newsletter (3 times per year), Parish Pastoral Council, Adult Choir, St Patrick's School Choir, Finance Committee, Lourdes Group, Legion of Mary, Pioneers, St Vincent de Paul, Lectors, Ministers of the Eucharist, Altar Servers.

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ST PHILIP THE APOSTLE CHURCH MOUNTVIEW (RC) Mountview, Clonsilla, D 15 Parish Sisters: The Medical Missionaries of Mary carry out Pastoral and Social Work in the parish and can be contacted at 2 Inglewood Road, Tel: 821 5414. Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church based groups including: Mountview Parish Team, Mountview Parish Newsletter, Children's Liturgy of the Word, Scripture Group, Youth Choir, Folk Group, St Vincent de Paul.

Priests: PP: V. Rev. Desmond Hogan, Tel: 821 2457

Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 6pm Sunday ­ 10.30am (Family Mass), 12 noon and 6pm Holy Days ­ Vigil 7.30pm, Holy Day 11am and 7.30pm Weekday ­ Mon ­ Fri 9.15am Saturday ­ 11am First Fridays ­ 9.15am and 7.30pm Confessions: Saturday 11.30am and before and after Vigil Mass. Baptisms: By appointment. Devotions: Perpetual Novena in Honour of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal: night prayer Mondays at 7.30pm

ST THOMAS'S CHURCH MULHUDDART (C OF I) Hollystown, Kilbride Rd, Dublin 15 Website:

www.castleknock.dublin.anglican.org

Minister: Rev. Andrew Orr Services: Sunday Service: 8pm (3rd Sunday of the month: Oct­ May, every week in summer).

Tel: 821 3083

Parish Groups: Parish Groups are run jointly with St Brigid's, Castleknock. They include: The Parish Team, Parish Prayer Group, Girl Guides, Table tennis, Girl's Brigade, Boy's Brigade, Tiny Tots Group, Youth Clubs, Mother's Union (Women's Group).

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ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE CHURCH, CASTLEKNOCK (RC) Laurel Lodge/Carpenterstown, Castleknock, D15 Tel: Parish Office: 820 8112, (Mon­Fri 9.30am ­ 12.30pm) Parish Sisters: The Sisters provide Spiritual Direction, Counselling and a weekly hour of guided prayer. Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church based groups, including: Parish Council, Altar Society, Choirs, Children's Liturgy of the Word, Alive O Programme, Faith Friends, Prayer Ministries, Light Out of Darkness Programme, St Vincent de Paul.

Priests: PP: V. Rev Eugene Kennedy, Tel: 820 8144 Chaplain: Fr Dan Joe O'Mahony, Tel: 820 0915 Youth Ministry: Ms Liz Weaver, Tel: 087 259 6186 For Emergencies: Fr Eugene Kennedy, Tel: 087 240 4330 Fr Dan Joe O'Mahony, Tel: 086 809 0633 Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 6.30pm (Youth Folk Group) Sunday ­ 10am (Family Mass), 11am, 12.15pm, 5.30pm Holy Days ­ Vigil 7.30pm and on Holy Day, 10am, 12 noon, 7.30pm Weekdays ­ Mon ­ Fri 10am Confessions: Saturdays after evening mass. Baptisms: 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 1pm Devotions: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 10am ­ 1pm on the First Friday.

THE ORATORY, BLANCHARDSTOWN CENTRE (RC) Yellow Entrance, Blanchardstown Centre, D 15 Tel/Fax: 820 0915 Opening Times: Monday ­ Saturday: 9am until closing, Sundays: 1pm until closing. E-mail: [email protected] Website:

www.bcoratory.irishcapuchins.com

Friar: Dan Joe O'Mahony OFM Capuchin Masses: Weekday: 4.30pm The Oratory: The Oratory is a place to welcome people, a place of silence, prayer and healing. It's a space to chill out, which is safe and warm and offers personal help at any time.

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THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS CHURCH, HUNTSTOWN (RC) Huntstown, Dublin 15 Parish Sisters: The Sisters of Sacred Heart of Jesus are located at 13/14 Huntstown Wood, Tel: 821 4888.

The Sisters carry out Pastoral work in the parish.

Priests: CPPP: Eugena McCarthy, Tel: 812 8941 Parish Curate: Fr Ralph Egan, Tel: 821 6447 (Also chaplain to Blakestown Community School)

Castaheany: Rev Eugene McCarthy CP Tel: 812 8941 257 Pace Road, D15

Parish Groups: The parish also has a number of active church based groups, including: Altar Society, Choirs, St Vincent de Paul.

Masses: Saturday Vigil ­ 7pm Sunday ­ 10am, 11am, 12 noon Holy Days ­ Vigil 7.30pm and on Holy Day, 10am and 11am Weekdays ­ Mon ­ Fri 10am First Friday ­ 10am Confessions: After 7.00pm Mass Baptisms: 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturdays of the month at 2.30pm Every second Saturday 2.30pm ­ two weeks' notice required.

THE INTERFAITH ROUNDTABLE TOLERANCE RESPECT & UNDERSTANDING 16 Glenville Way, Castleknock, Dublin 15 Tel: 087 993 2581

Contact Person: Sheikh Dr Shaheed Satardien Aims: This organisation aims to develop inter-cultural tolerance amongst various ethnic groups. We aim to reduce ignorance and bias of the greater community through education. Activities:

We host a radio programme on Phoenix FM each Wednesday evening at 8pm. It is a discussion programme featuring guest speakers from a wide variety of faiths/philosophical systems on a particular chosen topic.

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ADULT EDUCATION THE ADULT EDUCATION SERVICE OF CO. DUBLIN VEC Adult Education Centre Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2829 Fax: 821 2681 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 3.45pm Contact Person: Information Officer Aims: To provides adult education to adults in the D15 area; to provide easily accessible and wide-ranging adult education opportunities that are responsive to the needs of the individual learner and their community. Activities: The Adult Literacy & Basic Education Service (ABLE); Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS); Fee-paying day-time education & evening education (Computers, Leaving Cert., English as a Second Language, Leisure Courses); grant-aided community education; New Opportunities Lone Parents Course, FAS/VEC Return to Education course. Contact Person: Margaret O'Leary or Sharon Hennessey, Adult Literacy Organisers Aims: To provide a high-quality literacy and adult basic education service to adults with reading, writing and numeracy difficulties, according to their needs. Activities: Reading, writing, spelling and maths in a variety of classes: one-to-one tuition, small group and class tuition; progression routes; accreditation: Junior Cert, Leaving Cert and NCVA (FETAC). Target Group: People with learning disability or physical disability, students with dyslexia, Lone Parents, Travellers, LES Clients, Unemployed, Recovering Addicts, Refugee/ Asylum Seekers, FAS CE Return to Education Clients, People in the workplace with literacy difficulties.

ADULT BASIC LEARNING FOR EVERYONE (ABLE) Adult Education Centre Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2600 / 821 2829 Fax: 821 2681 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 1pm Monday ­ Friday: 9.30 ­1pm Tuesday & Wednesday 7.30pm­ 9.30pm

Child Care Training: Contact Mary or Louisa. All other courses: Contact Anne and Seamus

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Education

ADULT EDUCATION UNIT Tel:/Fax: 810 3777

CO. DUBLIN VEC ADULT EDUCATION SERVICE Adult Education Centre Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2829 Fax: 821 2681 E-mail: [email protected] net

Adult Education Officer: Ms Gay Hogan Adult Literacy Service: (ABLE): Contact: Sharon or Margaret VTOS: Contact: Anne English for Speakers of other languages: Contact: ESOL Co-ordinator Fee paying courses: Contact: Ciara (LC Courses)

CORDUFF/MULHUDDART LOCAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE c/o Riversdale Community College Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1488 Meeting Times: Arranged meeting day: 11am ­ 12 noon, (five times per academic year).

Contact Person: Austin Fennessy Aims: To address issues of an educational nature in the area. Activities: Meetings of representative parents, teachers, principals, home­school liaison, voluntary and statutory agencies, 2nd and 3rd level students, to share ideas and carry out actions in sub-committees. Target Group: All organisations that are involved with children of school-going age.

HARTSTOWN COMMUNITY SCHOOL, ADULT EDUCATION SERVICE Hartstown Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 9863 Fax: 820 9867 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Classes in Autumn (Sept ­ Dec) & Spring (Jan ­ Apr), Monday ­ Wednesday: 7pm ­ 10pm

Contact Person: Brendan Kinane, Adult Education Director Aims: To provide a comprehensive range of courses to meet diverse and changing needs of adults in an era of lifelong learning. Activities: Provision of hobby and leisure classes; 2nd chance education courses; linking with some 3rd level colleges. Target Group: Open to all over 16 years.

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INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BLANCHARDSTOWN Blanchardstown Road North Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 885 1000 Fax: 885 1001 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.itb.ie Opening Times: Office Open Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Fiona Canning Aims: To serve its students and the community by meeting the skills' needs in the economy and increasing the level of participation in third-level education and training in Dublin North-west and its environs. Activities: ITB offers some of the most contemporary full and parttime courses in Ireland such as Computing, Engineering, Business Studies, Languages and Horticulture. Target Group: Applications are encouraged from special category students, such as mature students (applicants over 23 years of age), students with specific NCVA Level 2 awards, and students with disabilities requiring special facilities.

SCHOOL OF ISLAMIC STUDIES c/o Laurel Lodge Community Centre Laurel Lodge Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 087 630 0281 Meeting Times: Friday: 4pm ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Dr Fazal Memon Aims: To provide free religious studies for Muslim children. Target Group: Muslim children.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAMME `School Completion Programme' Blakestown Community School, Scoil Muire junior and St Philip's School Tel: 821 5525 Fax: 821 5525 E-mail: [email protected]

Contact Person: Conor Coady Aims: To seek to retain students to second level senior cycle within the educational system. Activities: Variety of Sports, Homework Clubs, Breakfast Clubs, Dance & Drama, Counselling Support. Client Group: Students who are at risk of early school leaving.

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VOCATIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES SCHEME (VTOS) Adult Education Centre Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2829 Fax: 821 2681 E-mail: [email protected]

Contact Person: Anne MacCoille Aims: To provide a range of courses designed to meet the education and training needs of unemployed people; to prepare people to go to paid employment or further opportunities leading to full employment. Activities: 1 year Leaving Certificate Programme; 2 year Leaving Certificate Programme; 1 year Foundation Programme. Target Group: Adults over 21 years: i) In receipt of unemployment assistance/benefit; ii) Signing for credits; iii) In receipt of One Parent Family Payment; iv) In receipt of Disability Allowance; v) A spouse of the above categories (In receipt of one of the above for at least 6 months).

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PRIMARY SCHOOLS CASTLEKNOCK EDUCATE TOGETHER NATIONAL SCHOOL Beechpark Avenue Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 9 331 Fax: 824 9493 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Dermott Higgins Deputy Principal: Ms Lucy Keaveney CASTAHEANEY EDUCATE TOGETHER NATIONAL SCHOOL c/o Prefabs in the grounds of Mary Mother of Hope N.S. Littlepace Dublin 15 Tel: 646 7484 E-mail:

[email protected]

CASTLEKNOCK NATIONAL SCHOOL Main Street Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2611 Principal: Mrs Olive Wilkinson Deputy Principal: Mrs Sharon Reid

MARY MOTHER OF HOPE NATIONAL SCHOOL Little Pace Dublin 15 Tel: 821 8693 Fax: 821 8693 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Enda McGorman Deputy Principal: Ms Alma Moran

Contact Person: Principal Marie Gordon Deputy Principal Mary Healy

Multi-denominational primary school. The school is planning to move to a permanent location in Ongar in September 2006.

MULHUDDART NATIONAL SCHOOL Mulhuddart Village Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0623 Principal: Mr B. O'Dalaigh Deputy Principal: Mr Liam Neary, [email protected]

SACRED HEART OF JESUS NATIONAL SCHOOL Huntstown Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6400 Fax: 822 5045 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr John Lynch Deputy Principal: Ms Maura Wilcox

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SCOIL BRIDE BOYS NATIONAL SCHOOL Church Avenue Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1299 Fax: 820 1716 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: John Kearns

SCOIL BRIDE GIRLS NATIONAL SCHOOL Church Avenue Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1717 Fax: 820 1717 Principal: Ms Deirdre Kirwan Deputy Principal: Mrs Patricia Cummins SCOIL MHUIRE NATIONAL JUNIOR SCHOOL Blakestown Road Blakestown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6916 Fax: 885 2098 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Marian Sheehan Deputy Principal: Mrs Mary Power Home­School Liaison Teacher: Paul Brett SCOIL OLIBHEIR NATIONAL SCHOOL Coolmine Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 5277 Fax: 821 5277 Principal: Ms Grainne Ui Chaomhanaigh Deputy Principal: Miss Mary Ryan

SCOIL AN CATHAIR ALAINN NATIONAL SCHOOL Ladyswell Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4255 Fax: 820 7717 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Patrick McDermott Deputy Principal: Ms Anna Griffiths Home­School Liaison Teacher: Ms Emer Mangan SCOIL MHUIRE NATIONAL SENIOR SCHOOL Blakestown Way Blakestown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2288 Fax: 821 2288 Principal: Mr John Tyrell Deputy Principal: Mr Tony Fahy Home­School Liaison Teacher: Mr John Greaney

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SCOIL THOMAIS Laurel Lodge Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1022 Fax: 820 1022 Principal: Mr Sean MacNiocláis Deputy Principal: Ms Ann McNicholas

ST BRIGID'S NATIONAL SCHOOL Beechpark Avenue, Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 4040 Fax: 821 4040 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.stbrigids.ie Principal: Denis Courtney Deputy Principal: Ms Terry Beirne

ST CIARAN'S NATIONAL SCHOOL Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2233 Fax: 640 5956 Principal: Mr Sean Sheehan

ST FRANCIS XAVIER JUNIOR SCHOOL Roselawn Road Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 822 6405 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Ignatius Byrne Deputy Principal: Mrs Hanna Reidy

ST FRANCIS XAVIER SENIOR SCHOOL Roselawn Road Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 1121 Fax: 822 1774 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr John Fleming Deputy Principal: Mr T P Parker

ST MOCHTA'S NATIONAL SCHOOL Porterstown Road Dublin 15 Tel: 824 3939 (Principal) or 821 0499 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Ms Cáit Bean Mhic Dhiarmada

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ST PATRICK'S NATIONAL SCHOOL Diswellstown Dublin 15 Tel: 824 9930 Fax: 824 9928 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Páiric Clerkin Deputy Principal: To be Appointed.

ST PATRICK'S JUNIOR SCHOOL Corduff Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 1546 Fax: 821 1546 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Ms Loretto Dullea Deputy Principal: Ms Kay Butler Home­School Liaison Teacher: Ms Ann O'Connell

ST PATRICK'S SENIOR SCHOOL Corduff Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6563 Fax: 821 6563 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Michael Shanley Deputy Principal: Ms Miriam Thynne Home­School Liaison Teacher: Ms Ann O'Connell ST PHILIP'S SENIOR NATIONAL SCHOOL Mountview Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6101 Fax: 821 6101 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Michael Downes Deputy Principal: Ms Geraldine Casey Home­School Liaison Teacher: Ms Miriam McInerney Duffy

ST PHILIP'S JUNIOR NATIONAL SCHOOL Mountview Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2992 Fax: 821 2992 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mrs Frances Cooke Deputy Principal: Mrs Helen McNally Home­School Liaison Teacher: Ms Miriam McInerney Duffy

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SECONDARY SCHOOLS BLAKESTOWN COMMUNITY SCHOOL Blakestown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 5522 Fax: 820 5046 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.blakestowncs.ie Principal: Mr Victor Black Deputy Principals: Ann Moroney and Brendan Cantwell Home­School Liaison Teacher: Michael O'Donovan CASTLEKNOCK COLLEGE College Road Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3051 Fax: 821 4367 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.castleknockcollege.ie Principal: Mr Andrew McGeady Deputy Principal: Mrs Chris Kinder

CASTLEKNOCK COMMUNITY COLLEGE Carpenterstown Road Castleknock Dublin 15 Castleknock Community College Tel: 822 1626 Fax: 822 1630 E-mail [email protected] Principal: Mr Tom O'Brien Deputy Principals: Mr John Cronin and Ms Eileen O'Rourke Adult Education Organiser: Mr Brendan Kelly

COOLMINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 4141 Fax: 821 3374 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.coolminecs.ie/adulted/ Principal: Ms Eileen Salmon Deputy Principals: Ms Patricia McPhillips and Mr Tony Matthews Adult Education Officer: Mr Eamonn Lynnsley

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HARTSTOWN COMMUNITY SCHOOL Hartstown Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 7863 Fax: 820 9867 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Thomas Flynn Deputy Principal: John Bean Maureen Black Adult Education Officer: Mr Brendan Kinane

RIVERSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Blanchardstown Road North Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1488 Fax: 820 1122 E-mail: [email protected] Principal: Mr Noel Gildea Deputy Principal: Mr Sean Deery Home­School Liaison Teacher: Mr Austin Fennessy Adult Education Officer: Mr Willie Allen

EMPLOYMENT & ENTERPRISE SUPPORTS BASE ENTERPRISE CENTRE Parslickstown House Ladyswell Road Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 3020 Fax: 820 9469 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.base-centre.com Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm Contact Person: Ken Germaine, Manager Aims: Provision of an Enterprise Centre for start-up businesses. Activities: Business Planning workshops; Sale and Marketing workshops; information booklets; training/meeting room rental. Target Group: Entrepreneurs. Contact Person: Maura Aspin, Tel: 820 7327

BLANCHARDSTOWN TRAINING SERVICE

Same as BASE Enterprise Centre

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BAPTEC LTD 106 Dillon House Coolmine Industrial Estate Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5995 Fax: 820 9551 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm (Closed for lunch 1pm ­ 2pm)

This service is an initiative of the Blanchardstown Area Partnership.

Contact Person: Michele Condra, Manager Aims: Provision of high quality information technology training to those marginalised from mainstream training in the D15 area. Activities: Computer training (day and evening): European Computer Drivers License (ECDL); introduction to computers courses; Microsoft User Specialist Programme; desk-top publishing, etc. Target Group: Unemployed, lone parents, asylum seekers, travellers, ex-substance misusers, ex-offenders, ethnic minorities, young people at risk, CE participants, FTJI participants, LES referrals, small businesses.

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Employment & Enterprise

BLANCHARDSTOWN CENTRE FOR THE UNEMPLOYED 1 ­ 2A Corduff Shopping Centre Corduff Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0552 Fax: 821 0552 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9.30am ­ 4.30pm, Friday: 9.30am ­ 1pm

Contact Person: Tara Lawlor, Project Supervisor Aims: To provide information on issues relevant to members of the D15 community and to provide employment and educational opportunities. Activities: Free information service; free monthly newsletter; education, training and employment opportunities. Target Group: Unemployed, elderly, lone parents, travellers, nonnationals, disabled, low paid workers.

Mobile Information Unit Service times Huntstown Community Centre Every Monday: 10am ­ 1pm

Yellow Car Park, Town Centre Every Tuesday: 10am ­ 4pm Corduff Community Centre Every Wednesday: 9.30am ­ 10.45am LES Office Blakestown Community Centre Every Wednesday: 11am ­ 12.25pm LES Office Mountview Resource Centre Every Wednesday: 1pm ­ 2.25pm LES Office Parslickstown House Centre Every Wednesday: 2.30pm ­ 4pm Yellow Car Park, Town Centre Every Thursday: 10am ­ 4pm

Contact Person: Kevin Quinn, Information Provider Aims: To extend the services provided by the Centre to inaccessible areas or areas with limited services.

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DEPT OF SOCIAL & FAMILY AFFAIRS Westend House Snugborough Road Extension Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 824 6300 Fax: 821 2717 Website: www.welfare.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 3.30pm (open through lunch)

Contact Person: Variety of officers will answer queries Aims: To promote social well-being through income and other supports, which enable people to participate in society in a positive way. Activities: The service deals with claims for Unemployment Benefit and Unemployment Assistance and provides an information service on all social welfare schemes. Target Group: Unemployed.

FÁS Westend House Snugborough Road Extension Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1011 Fax: 821 1635 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 4.30pm

Contact Person: Office Manager Aims: To provide a professional, quality service to our clients seeking employment or training and to employers who are availing of our services to secure suitable employees. Activities: Callnet Centre for employers; local offices for our unemployed clients to source jobs and training courses. Target Group: Unemployed (all groups) and employers in the area.

GREATER BLANCHARDSTOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Unit 5 Base Enterprise Centre Michael Galvin Building Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 8270747 Fax: 8270747 E-mail:

[email protected]

Contact Person: Gail Eames (CEO) Aims: To co-ordinate the efforts of industry and commerce and to promote business opportunities and development. Activities: Lobbying and representation; local trading network; training and information programmes; networking events; Recite II/Edge Cities Network Project. Target Group: Businesses in the Greater Blanchardstown Area.

Website: www.gbcoc.org

Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

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LES/JOBLINK Dillon House, 106, Coolmine Industrial Estate Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 6379 Fax: 820 6383 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm (Closed for lunch 1pm ­ 2pm)

This service is an initiative of Blanchardstown Area Partnership.

Contact Person: Gerry Keogh, Manager Aims: To provide the gateway or access point to the full range of opportunities, which should be available to enable a long-term unemployed person to return to work or training. Activities: Guidance; training; education; employment supports. Target Group: Long-term unemployed, ethnic minorities, lone parents, dependent spouses; travellers; ex-drug users; ex offenders; people with a disability; under employed people. Contact Points: LES/Joblink Mountview: Tel: 822 6000

LES/Joblink Parslickstown: Tel: 822 6003 LES/Joblink Corduff: Tel: 822 6012 LES/Joblink Blakestown: Tel: 822 6008 LES/Joblink Jobclub, Unit 106, Dillon House, Coolmine Ind. Estate, Dublin 15: Tel: 820 6379

VASSIN LTD BLANCHARDSTOWN 2001 Block 5 Unit 13, Plato Business Park, Damastown Industrial Estate Dublin 15 Tel: 826 1986/7 Fax: 826 1997 E-mail: blanchardstown2001.com

Contact Person: Deirdre Rossiter, Co-ordinator Aims: To assist long term unemployed individuals to sustainable employment. Activities: Training development, work placement. Target Group: Long term unemployed individuals who are over 35 and on the live register for 5 years or more.

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BLANCHARDSTOWN TRAINING SERVICES BASE Centre Parslickstown Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 7327 Fax: 824 3860 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.blanchardstownce.net Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm Target Group: Eligible unemployed and other disadvantaged people.

Contact Person: Maura Aspin, Project Co-ordinator Aims: To work with CE Supervisors in the Greater Blanchardstown Area in co-ordinating and developing training opportunities for CE participants. Activities: Training courses for CE participants; information provision; support service for CE supervisors; database of courses and trainers for CE projects. Target Group: CE and Full-time Jobs Initiative participants. List of CE Schemes in Greater Blanchardstown Area:

Blanchardstown Centre for Independent Living Blakestown Resource Centre Blakestown and Mountview Parish Blanchardstown Amalgamated Sports Club Blanchardstown Centre for the Unemployed Blanchardstown Community Schools Group Castleknock CE Project Coolmine House Corduff Development Group Corduff Sports and Leisure Club Corduff Resource Centre Greater Blanchardstown Development Project Liffey Valley Development Project Mountview Community Network Mulhuddart Schools and Parish Networking Dublin 15 St Brigid's & Castleknock Community Centre (Bridge) St Ciaran's Community Centre St Joseph's Hospital St Mochta's Verona Sports and Leisure

Aims: Community Employment (CE) is supported by FÁS and provides eligible unemployed and other disadvantaged people with an opportunity to re-enter the active workforce by engaging in useful work within their communities on a temporary basis. The type of work varies from project to project. Activities: On-the-job and specific skills training; work experience. Target Group: Eligible unemployed and other disadvantaged people.

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EAZICOM TRAINING CENTRE 2A Corduff Shopping Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0552 Fax: 821 0552 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 4.30pm, Friday: 9.30am ­ 1pm

Contact Person: Fintan Cullen, IT Co-ordinator Aims: To provide training and educational opportunities. Activities: Training in beginners and intermediate computers; keyboard skills; internet training. Target Group: Open to everyone in the community.

COUNSELLING ACCORD MARRIAGE COUNSELLING Church Avenue Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1044 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9am ­ 2pm, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 7.30pm ­ 10pm Contact Person: Mary Brophy, Administrative Secretary Aims: To prepare people for marriage and counsel individuals/ couples on relationship issues. Activities: Marriage counselling; marriage preparation; marital sex therapy; school programmes; marriage enrichment courses. Target Group: Anyone with relationship issues. AISTEAR BEO FAMILY CENTRE Daughters of Charity Child and Family Service Unit 7 Coolport Coolmine Business Park Dublin 15 Tel: 885 2680 Fax: 885 2684 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 8.30am ­ 8pm Contact Person: Jim Loughran, Manager Aims: This service is run in partnership with the Health Services Executive and aims to: facilitate people to work through issues and develop a sense of direction for themselves; facilitate people to find the inner resources to live life to the full. Activities: Counselling; therapy; support. Target Group: Children and families living in Dublin 15.

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Opening Times: Mon ­Fri: 9am ­ 5pm

Activities: A service to monitor mental health, education, independent living, training, coping with anxiety and stress, counselling, help promotion, one­one solution focus. Referral: By Consultant.

GENESIS Psychotherapy & Family Therapy Service Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2764 Fax: 820 2764 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday & Thursday: 9am ­ 5pm, Tuesday & Wednesday: 5pm ­ 8.30pm (by appointment only), Friday: 9am ­ 1pm

Contact Person: Padraig Gibson Clinical Manager Aims: To provide local, quality support for families of the Greater Blanchardstown Area, by providing counselling to individuals and families, based on ability to pay. Activities: Counselling service; family therapy. A systemic perspective informs the ethos of the service. Target Group: Individuals, couples and families in the Greater Blanchardstown Area.

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Health

TECHPORT DAY HOSPITAL Department of Adult Psychiatry Unit 1, Coolmine Industrial Estate, Porter's Road, Dublin 15. Tel: 869 4208/9 Fax: 869 8438

Contact Person: Anne Mulligan Aims: Day Hospital Programme and community service for adults with acute mental health needs in the Blanchardstown area.

HEALTH BOARD/CENTRES HEALTH SERVICES EXECUTIVE Headquarters Bord Slainte/Limisteir Thuaidh Swords Business Campus Balheary Road Swords Co Dublin Tel: 813 1800 Fax: 813 1873 E-mail: [email protected] Community Services: These can be accessed through local health centres or: Area 6 HQ Rathdown Road Dublin 7 Tel: 868 0444 / 868 0171 Contact Person: Variety of people depending on the service required Aims: To deliver health and social services to families and individuals in Dublin City north of the Liffey and the community of Fingal County. Activities: Comprehensive range of health and personal social services including health promotion, health protection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, continuing care for chronic illness, support and palliative care. The services are structured around the following areas: primary care, community based services, children and family services, services for persons with disabilities, mental health, addiction, social inclusion and services for older people. Target Group: Families and individuals in Dublin City north of the Liffey and the community of Fingal County.

COURT HALL CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC UNIT Belgree Road Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5826 Fax: 822 3005

Principal of School: Mr Jack Murphy School E-mail: [email protected]

This service is operated by the Health Services Executive.

WARRENSTOWN CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC UNIT Blanchardstown Road North Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2411 Fax: 821 2338

Principal of School: Mr Joey Hughes

This service is operated by the Health Services Executive.

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CORDUFF HEALTH CENTRE Corduff Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 1131 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 8.30am ­ 1pm

Contact Person: Margaret Kelly, Receptionist Aims: To provide health services to the local community. Activities: Public Health Nurse services to new mothers; development checks for babies only. Target Group: Women with babies.

DAMASTOWN HEALTH CENTRE Damastown Close Damastown Dublin 15 Tel: 869 4600

Activities: ­ Community Welfare Officers Clinics (call for details of time and areas) ­ The Speech & Language Therapy service The Community Care Speech & Language Therapy service provides assessment, diagnosis and management of speech/language and communication difficulties with children 0­18 years. We have an open referral system: anyone involved with the child can refer to us with the parents' consent. Tel: 869 4619 / 869 4620 Contact Person: Porter Aims: To provide health services to the community. Activities: Public Health Nurse services ­ visiting patients & open clinics, community welfare and doctors' clinics: Mother and Baby: 10am ­ 12 noon Tuesdays and Thursdays. Community Welfare: Mon, Tues, Thurs: 10am ­11am and 11am ­12 noon. Emergency Clinic: Friday 11am ­12 noon. Doctor's Clinic (Appt only): Monday: 10am ­ 12 noon, Tuesday 2.15pm ­ 4pm and Friday: 10am ­ 12 noon. No Clinics on Wednesdays. Target Group: Mothers and babies and adults requiring community welfare services.

MOUNTVIEW HEALTH CENTRE Shelerin Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0703 / 821 0988 Fax: 821 6695 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm (Closed during lunch, 1pm ­ 2.15pm)

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ROSELAWN HEALTH CENTRE Roselawn Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 646 4500 Fax: 646 4501 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm (Closed for lunch 12.45 ­ 2pm) Emergency Dental Service: 8.30am

Contact Person: Beatrice or John Aims: To provide community based health services in Dublin 15. Activities: BCG Clinic: 4th Tuesday of the month and the following Friday: 2.15pm ­ 4pm.

Breastfeeding Support Group: Monday: 2.15pm ­ 4pm Community Welfare Clinics: Mon, Tues, Thurs: 10.30am ­ 11.30am. Emergency Clinics: Friday: 10.30am ­ 11.30am, Friday 11am ­ 12 noon. Dental Treatment: Monday ­ Friday by Appointment. Duty Social Work: Wednesdays: 10am ­12 noon. Home Help: Monday ­ Friday: 10am ­ 12 noon. Medical Cards Clinic: Monday ­ Friday: 11am ­ 12 noon. Psychiatric Clinic: Tuesday & Thursday 9am ­ 12 noon by Appointment. Public Health Nurse Baby Clinics: Tuesday: 10am ­ 11.15am, Wednesday 10am ­ 11.15am. Speech Therapy: Monday ­ Friday by Appointment only. Other services: drug payments and long-term illness schemes, E111s, etc. AA, St John's Ambulance and Red Cross meet at the centre in the evenings.

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HOSPITALS CONNOLLY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3844 Fax: 820 3565 ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7177 Fax: 821 4684 E-mail: [email protected] Accident and Emergency: Tel: 646 6250 Admissions: Tel: 646 5287 Aim: The hospital provides a home for people with an intellectual disability and is a training school for nurses. School of Nursing: Tel: 821 3435 E-mail: [email protected]

OTHER SUPPORTS CASTLEKNOCK BETHANY SUPPORT GROUP c/o Our Lady Mother of the Church Castleknock Beechpark Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0274 Aim: To support all persons bereaved in the parish. Activities: Attend removals and funerals; visit the bereaved in their homes. Target Group: The bereaved. Contact Person: Dan Joe O'Mahony Aims: A suicidal prevention support service. Activities: Weekly service (Wednesday 7pm); awareness days in Blanchardstown Centre; Lent and Advent campaigns. Target Group: Young People.

DOCHAS (HOPE) c/o The Oratory Yellow Entrance Blanchardstown Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0915 / 821 3364 Fax: 820 0915 Meeting Times: Wednesdays: 7pm

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D15 MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION c/o The Oratory Yellow Entrance Blanchardstown Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0915 / 821 3364 Fax: 820 0915

Contact Person: George Brogan Aims: To help people to realise that `mental health is community wealth'. Activities: Caring through education, information and services, e.g. coping with stress, bereavement, etc. Contact Person: Ann Hughes Aims: Mental health training to all members. Activities: Mental health training. Target Group: Anyone in Dublin 15.

RECOVERY INC 18 Coolmine Boulevard Coolmine Dublin 15 Tel: 087 291 6113 Meeting Times: Friday: 8pm ­ 10pm in St Brigid's Community Centre.

RELATIVES PROJECT Hours: Monday ­ Friday: 11am ­ 5pm Wednesday: 7.30 ­ 9.30pm

Contact person: Mary Activities: The project provides self help groups for relatives and friends of people with mental or emotional problems.

HOUSING SUPPORTS CLANN HOUSING ASSOCIATION LTD 3rd Floor 18 Dame Street Dublin 2 Tel: 677 5010 Fax: 672 5040 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.clann.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm Contact Person: Christine Dibelius, Policy and Development Officer Aims: To provide long-term housing for refugees with security of tenure and at affordable rents. Activities: CLANN builds or buys properties to let on a long-term basis to refugees who are entitled to social housing. It is a voluntary housing association. Target Group: Refugees with housing needs.

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FINGAL CO-OPERATIVE HOUSING (NABCO) District Management Office 53 Parslickstown Court Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 3077 Fax: 820 3611 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.15am ­ 5.15pm (Closed for lunch 1pm ­ 2pm)

Contact People: Sally Blair, Housing Officer Suzanne Hynes, Estate Officer Aim: Co-operative Housing Movement. Target Areas: Parslickstown ­ Mulhuddart, Castlegrange ­ Swords, Pinewood ­ Balbriggan. Head Office: National Association of Building Co-operatives (NABCo) Society Limited: 50 Merrion Square East, Dublin 2. Tel: 661 2877. Contact Person: Brian Friel Aims: To develop initiatives to address all aspects of homelessness in Blanchardstown. Activities: Planning and lobbying; education and information on homelessness; prevention work. Target Group: All who experience homelessness or are in danger of becoming homeless in Dublin 15.

ROOFS ­ BLANCHARDSTOWN'S HOMELESSNESS GROUP c/o 37A Coolmine Industrial Estate Coolmine Dublin 15 Tel: 820 8414 Fax: 820 8446 E-mail: [email protected]

Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm

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INFORMATION SERVICES BLANCHARDSTOWN/DUBLIN 15 CITIZENS INFORMATION CENTRE Westend House Westend Office Park Snugborough Road Extension Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0449 Fax: 812 8702 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.blanchardstowncic.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am­1.00pm and 2pm ­ 5.00p Specialist Services FLAC: Free Legal Advice FISC: Free Financial Advice Monday Evenings 7.30pm ­ 9pm RIS: Refugee Information Service Wednesday from 10am ­ 12.30pm

Outreach Services: Connolly Memorial Hospital Tuesdays from 10am ­ 12.30pm Please phone to confirm times of specialist clinics.

Contact Person: Michela Benassi, Development Manager Aims: To provide a free, confidential and impartial information service to the people of Dublin 15, to provide an outreach information service through the Pine Ward, Connolly Memorial Hospital on Tuesdays 10 am to 12:30 pm. Social Welfare Entitlements: Legal Issues, Consumer Rights, Housing, Employment Rights, Immigration Rights, Local Information, Tax, Insurance and Debt And Much More. Activities: Information provision on rights and entitlements; outreach services; specialist clinics. Open information service at times shown opposite; FLAC (legal advice) by appointment every Monday; FISC (financial advice) by appointment, one Monday a month. Specialist clinics: Refugee Information Service every Wednesday 10 am to 12:30 pm. Target Group: General public.

BLANCHARDSTOWN YOUTH INFORMATION SERVICE Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2077 / 821 2012 Fax: 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.youthinformation.ie Or www.foroige.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 10am ­ 1pm and 2pm ­ 6pm

Contact Person: Caitriona Freir, Youth Information Officer Aims: To enable young people to make informed decisions through the provision of information. Activities: Centre-based information provision; outreach information provision; CV typing service; publications; free internet access; An Óige and EYC Cards. Target Group: Young people aged 15 ­ 25.

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FREE INTERNET ACCESS POINT Blanchardstown Public Library Civic Centre Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 890 5560 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.iol.ie/~fincolib/ LIBRARY SERVICES BLANCHARDSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY Civic Centre Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 890 5560 Fax: 890 5571 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.iol.ie/~fincolib/ Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 10am ­ 8.30pm, Friday & Saturday: 10am ­ 5pm Note: Closed on the Saturday and Monday of Bank Holiday weekends.

Please contact the library for details of Easter & Christmas Holiday opening times

Contact Details: Bookings must be made in advance for the free use of the Internet/E-mail services in the library.

Contact People: Ann Finn, Senior Librarian Evelyn Conway, Senior Librarian Marian Cokley, Senior Librarian

Aims: The library seeks to provide free and equal access to informational, educational and cultural resources in book and electronic formats.

Activities: Book and non-book materials for lending free of charge to adults, young adults and children; computerised catalogue; free internet access; children's books and cassettes, young adult collection, activities and class visits; community meeting rooms (booking required); computer room for group or individual use (booking required); comprehensive range of reference and research materials, including texts, government reports, CD-ROM and online databases; newspapers and magazines; microforms; leabharlann na Gaeilge; art reproductions for loan; audio books; music cassettes and CDs; language courses and conversation exchanges; photocopying facilities; block loans for groups and individuals by arrangement; exhibitions, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, reading events; study spaces; application forms, e.g. passport, driver's licence, etc. Target Group: The library offers free membership to all people living or working in the Dublin area.

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FINGAL HOUSEBOUND LIBRARY SERVICE Unit 34 Coolmine Industrial Estate Coolmine Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 864 290 Fax: 860 4291 E-mail:

[email protected]

Contact Person: Josephine Knight, Librarian Aims: To deliver a library service to those who are unable to access their own local library because of illness, mobility impairment or disability. Activities: Delivery of library materials, talking books, fiction or non-fiction/bestsellers in ordinary or large print, CDs, tapes, easy readers for those with learning difficulties. Target Group: Housebound, elderly, disabled or incapacitated, day-care groups, hospitals, nursing homes, sheltered accommodation.

Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 5pm (visit on request)

FINGAL MOBILE LIBRARY Unit 34 Coolmine Industrial Estate Coolmine Dublin 15 Tel: 822 1564 Fax: 822 1568 Opening Times: Vary at each service point ­ Please ring above number to check times for your area.

Contact Person: Dermat Bregazzi, Senior Librarian Aims: To meet the informational, educational and recreational needs of the community. Activities: Provision of books (fiction/non-fiction/reference), cassettes, CDs, talking books, magazines, application forms, passport application, Social Welfare forms, etc; provision of large print material for the visually impaired. Target Group: Free service to all groups in the community.

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FINGAL SCHOOLS LIBRARY SERVICE Unit 34 Coolmine Industrial Estate Coolmine Dublin 15 Tel: 822 5056 Fax: 822 1568 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 1pm and 2pm ­ 5pm

Contact Person: Caroline McLoughlin, Librarian in Charge Aims: To provide a library service to primary schools, jointly funded by Fingal Co Council and the Dept of Education; to provide an advice service to teachers; and to provide teachers with block loans. Activities: Provision of books, CDs, videos, big books, large print; provision of a display collection that teachers can avail of through the block loan system. Target Group: Primary Schools within the Fingal Area.

MEDIA SERVICES CITY WIDE NEWS WEST EDITION 26A Phibsboro Place Phibsboro Dublin 7 Tel: 830 6667 Fax: 830 6833 E-mail: [email protected] Distribution: Delivered free to 30,000 homes and businesses every 2 weeks in Maynooth/Blanchardstown/Castleknock/ Clonsilla/Cabra/Ashtown. Office Opening Times: Daily: 9am ­ 5.30pm

COMMUNITY VOICE Fergus Lynch Community Voice Avon Lodge Church Ave Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 640 4444 Fax: 822 1433 E-mail: [email protected]

Distribution: Monthly Newspaper delivered free of charge to 28,000 homes in Dublin 15. The paper is also distributed through the Blanchardstown Library, local shops, Credit Union offices and community centres. Press Date: One week before publication. The paper is published on the last weekend of each month. The paper is totally dedicated to news and issues relating to the Dublin 15 area.

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FINGAL INDEPENDENT 4 Lower Main St Swords Co. Dublin Tel: 840 7107 Fax: 840 7022 E­mail: [email protected]

Distribution: Published every Wednesday and distributed through local shops in the Fingal region. Press Date: Monday before publication. Office Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5.20pm Distribution: Published on the last Thursday of the month and distributed to 3,500 homes in Corduff, Blanchardstown, Westway, Fortlawn, Sheephill, Dromheath. Press Date: Two weeks before publication. Office Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9.30am ­4.30pm Friday: 9.30 am ­ 1.00pm Distribution: Published every Wednesday and distributed free to homes and community outlets in the Northside region. Press Date: Thursday before publication. Office Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 5.30pm Broadcasting: Broadcasts from studios in Blanchardstown Centre on 105.2 FM every weekday evening from 7pm ­ 11pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 3pm to 11pm.

Phoenix FM's output includes programming to cater for just about every local interest. There is very good coverage of local news and sport, an excellent range of music programmes and nearly every event of cultural interest is covered in detail. The station is the only completely voluntarily owned and operated radio station in Ireland.

INSIGHT Blanchardstown Centre for the Unemployed Unit 1­2A Corduff Shopping Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0552 Fax: 821 0552 E­mail: [email protected]

NORTHSIDE PEOPLE 85­86 Omni Shopping Centre (Top Floor) Santry Dublin 9 Tel: 862 1611 Fax: 862 1626 / 862 1625 Website: www.dublinpeople.com

PHOENIX FM ­ BLANCHARDSTOWN COMMUNITY RADIO STATION Unit 333 Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 7222 Fax: 822 7209 E-mail: [email protected]

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LOCAL COUNCILLORS RUTH COPPINGER, SOCIALIST PARTY 159 Castlecuragh Heath, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15. Tel: 811 6174 Mobile: 087 673 0187 E-mail: [email protected] MICHAEL O'DONOVAN, LABOUR PARTY 70 Delwood Drive Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0030 or 087 220 7798 E-mail: [email protected]

MARGARET RICHARDSON, FIANNA FAIL 51 Edgewood Lawn Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6867 or 087 280 2223 E-mail: [email protected]

FELIX GALAGHER, SINN FEIN c/o Corduff Community Project Blackcourt Road, Corduff, Dublin 15. Tel: 086 897 4340 E-mail: [email protected]

LEO VARADKAR, FINE GAEL 181 Roselawn Road, Dublin 15. Tel: 810 3717 Mobile: 087 224 9153 E-mail: [email protected]

PEGGY HAMILL, LABOUR PARTY Back Lodge, Oatlands, Castleknock, Dublin 15. Tel: 821 6100 Mobile: 087 993 0009 E-mail: [email protected] BRENDA CLIFFORD, FIANNA FAIL 11 Laraghcon Lucan Co Dublin Tel: 6217972 Mobile: 087 6739275 E-mail: [email protected]

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MAGS MURRAY, PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS 13 Lohunda Close, Parkview Clonsilla, Dublin 15. Mobile: 086 065 1419 E-mail: [email protected]

PEACE COMMISSIONERS SEAN FAGAN 8 Glenville Grove Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2868 DR DONAL KELLY 39 Hazel Lawn Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6803 (please ring for an appointment) Duties and Powers: Signing summonses (other than a summons against a member of the Garda Síochána). Signing Warrants. Administering oaths and taking declarations, affirmations, information, bonds and recognisances.

Signing the certificate required by s.2 of the Registration of Clubs (Irl) Act 1904. Power to order the disposal of food, which is unfit for human consumption and sea fish detained in the custody of a fisheries protection officer. There is no charge for the service. The duties and powers of a Peace Commissioner are different from those of a Commissioner for Oaths (generally a solicitor).

TDs JOE HIGGINS, SOCIALIST PARTY 155 Briarwood Close Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1753 / 618 3038 E-mail: [email protected]

Leinster House: Tel: 618 3038 Fax: 618 4158 E-mail: [email protected]

BRIAN LENIHAN, FIANNA FAIL Constituency Office Laurel Lodge Shopping Centre Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0970 Fax: 822 0972 E-mail: [email protected]

Leinster House: Tel: 618 3894 Fax: 618 4181 E-mail: [email protected]

JOAN BURTON TD, LABOUR PARTY 81 Old Cabra Road Dublin 7 Tel: 618 4175 Fax: 618 4175 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.joanburton.ie

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FIRST AID IRISH RED CROSS ASSOCIATION 43 Castle Crescent Ashbourne Co Meath Tel: 835 0272 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 7.30pm ­ 9.30pm in Blanchardstown Youth Service. Contact Person: Grainne Curry, Area Director of Community Activities Unit Officer: Sheena Durnin Activities: First aid training. Target Group: Children and adults.

ORDER OF MALTA AMBULANCE CORPS CASTLEKNOCK UNIT c/o Navan Road Parish Centre Navan Rd Dublin 7 Tel: 086 828 7388 Meeting Times: Adults meet Tuesday: 8pm ­ 9.30pm in Navan Rd Parish Centre, D7.

Contact Person: Paul Matthews, Officer-in-Charge Aims: To teach first aid to the community and youth in the area; to provide a community based ambulance service and first aid service to community events. Activities: First aid training; courses for groups in the community; youth Leadership training; ambulance and first aid services to the community; social events. Target Group: Young people 10­16 years and adults.

ORDER OF MALTA AMBULANCE CORPS CLONSILLA UNIT c/o Hartstown Community Centre Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 085 711 4862 Meeting Times: Tuesday: 8pm in Hartstown CC.

Two groups meet ­ cadets (10­16 years) and adults.

Contact Person: Jimmy Leech, Officer-in-Charge Aims: To teach first aid to the community and youth in the area; to provide a community based ambulance service and first aid service to community events. Activities: First aid training; courses for groups in the community; youth leadership training; ambulance and first aid services to the community. Target Group: Young people 10­16 years and adults.

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Special Interest

ST JOHN'S AMBULANCE BRIGADE Local Division Castleknock Roselawn Health Centre Roselawn Road Dublin 15 Tel: 646 4500 Meeting Times: Thursday: 7pm ­ 9pm in Roselawn Health Centre for all ages. St John's Ambulance HQ Lunsden House 29 Upper Leeson St Dublin 4

Contact Person: Robert McGrath, Ambulance Cadet Leader Tel: 086 328 8202 Louise Timmins, Nursing Cadet Leader Tel: 086 350 1367 Aims: To train youth and adults in the service of helping the sick and injured in the community. Activities: Community based training in First Aid and Caring for the Sick techniques; outdoor activities and other life skills; First Aid competitions and networking with other groups; public duties in rendering First Aid skills at major concerts and sporting events. Target Group: Persons over the age of 10 years in Dublin 15.

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS ANAMCHARADAS (SOUL FRIEND) c/o Corduff Community Resource Centre Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 9021 Fax: 821 9021 Contact Person: Monica Shannon Aims: To facilitate the holistic development of the individual through active listening, to accompany people in their spiritual journey. Activities: Guided retreats; workshops on the spiritual, human and holistic development of the individual. Target Group: All people, though one has to become a trained guide in spiritual development to be a member.

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CASTLEKNOCK FAMILY AND MEDIA ASSOCIATION c/o Our Lady's Parish Centre Beechpark Avenue Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 4652 (Parish Centre) Meeting Times: 3rd Wednesday of the Month; 8pm, in the Parish Centre.

Contact Person: Brendan Scollon, Tel: 821 3834 Aims: To monitor the media to achieve Christian values in matters concerning the family and life generally; to encourage critical review of the media. Activities: Monthly meetings; representation to appropriate authorities concerning the media; hosting public meetings and guest speakers. Contact Person: Patrick J Allen, Secretary Aims: To promote temperance among young people in the fight against "Teenage Drinking". Activities: Annual visits to St Brigid's and Mount Sackville schools to encourage children to join the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association of the Sacred Heart. Target Group: Young people in schools after Confirmation.

CASTLEKNOCK PIONEER ASSOCIATION GROUP 7 Park Avenue Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 1828 / 820 4852 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 7pm­7.30pm in Our Lady's Parish Centre.

DUBLIN WEST BRANCH OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL c/o Castleknock Community Centre Laurel Lodge Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1353 / 821 4315 Meeting Times: 3rd Monday of every month: 8pm (except July & August).

Contact Person: David White Tel: 087 418 1964 Aims: To work on behalf of human rights internationally. Activities: Letters to people unjustly in prison; lobbying politicians; letter writing; increasing awareness. Target Group: Open to everyone in the area.

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FOOTBALL CLUBS CASTLEKNOCK CELTIC 5 Castleknock Meadows Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7879 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.castleknockceltic.com Meeting Times: Please contact club secretary Contact Person: Tony Jordan, Secretary Activities: Football training and games for U7 years age group to adults. Target Group: Anyone from aged 7 years to adults.

HARTSTOWN UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB 12 Meadows Copse Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2252 Meeting Times: Contact Club Secretary for details.

Contact Person: George Wilkins, Honorary Secretary Aims: To provide soccer locally. Activities: Approximately 10 teams play and are involved in: training; coaching; weekly games; leagues; trips; sevena-side. Target Group: Membership is open to anyone aged 7 years to adult.

HUNTSTOWN VILLA FOOTBALL CLUB 4 Huntstown Park Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 5661 Meeting Times: Please contact the Club Officer for details.

Contact Person: Derek Armstrong Aims: To meet the community's need and to provide people with the opportunity to play football for enjoyment. Activities: 14 teams ranging from 6 to 16 years; mini-leagues; training; matches; skills days; trips in Ireland and abroad; outings. Target Group: Boys and girls in Dublin 15 aged 6­16 years.

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LADYSWELL UNITED BOYS & GIRLS FC 31 Dromheath Avenue Ladyswell Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 6199 Meeting Times: Every weekend in Dromheath/ Ladyswell Park.

Contact Person: Michael Walsh, Secretary or Brendan Doorley, Treasurer Aims: To keep children involved in sport and leisure.

Target Group: Young people in Ladyswell. MOUNTVIEW BOYS & GIRLS FOOTBALL CLUB 14 Sheepmoor Crescent Blakestown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 8216 or Tel: 820 4149 Contact Person: Vinnie Mannion, Chairman or Stephen Millar, Secretary Aims: Football for boys and girls up to Under 18s. Target Group: Young people in Mountview. Contact Person: Tom McGarry Aims: Football from U7 to seniors. Target Group: Young people and adults in D15. Contact Person: Kevin Carr, Honorary Secretary Aims: To keep young people involved in sport and out of trouble. Activities: 4 schoolboys teams (Under 10 ­ Under 18 years) and 3 senior men's teams; training; coaching; play in football leagues. Target Group: Open to girls and boys in Blanchardstown from 9 years to adults.

ST MOCHTA'S FOOTBALL CLUB Porterstown Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 087 830 9238 Meeting Times: Most evenings and weekends at the club. WHITESTOWN UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB 12 Whitestown Drive Blakestown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4165 or 086 368 3015 Meeting Times: Contact Honorary Secretary for details.

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Activities: Football matches and training; three teams on Saturday morning 8­11 years and one Under 16 team on Sundays.

GAA CASTLEKNOCK HURLING & FOOTBALL CLUB c/o Communications Officer, Fergus Hamill Tel: 822 0866 Tel: 820 03320 Tel: 821 7669 Website: www.castleknock.net Meeting Times: Please ring the club officers for details. Contact People: John Hillery, Chairman Ciaran Prunty, Juvenile Chairman Aim: To provide children and adults who wish to play Gaelic games with the opportunity to do so, regardless of their level of ability. Activities: 30 teams covering age groups from U9 to adults; thriving nursery for 5 year old boys and girls; hurling, camogie, Gaelic football and ladies football all played; formation of new teams on a regular basis. Target Group: Open to anyone interested in playing Gaelic games. CASTLEKNOCK LADIES FOOTBALL CLUB 5 Cherry Lawn Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 3035 Meeting Times: Saturday: 10am at Maple Green for U10 & U12. Saturday 10am at Tír na nÓg (beside Carpenterstown Pub) for ages 6­8. Contact Person: John Kilkenny Activities: Ladies Gaelic football. Target Group: Girls and women in the Dublin 15 area.

ST PEREGRINES GAA CLUB Blakestown Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 822 3269 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 5pm onwards, Saturday­Sunday: 12am onwards.

Contact Person: Terry Connell, Runaí Activities: Football for both men and women; hurling and camogie from 7 years and upwards ­ each code and all age levels; social club for members with bar and meeting facilities. Target Group: All are welcome.

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ST BRIGID'S GAA CLUB Russell Park Navan Road Castleknock Dublin 15 PRO Tel: 821 1712 Tel: 820 2484 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.stbrigids.com

Contact Person: Mr Tim O'Leary, Aim: To provide sporting facilities and activities to occupy young people and adults in the Blanchardstown and Castleknock areas. Activities: Badminton ­ Adults Handball ­ 10­12 years Camogie ­ 5/6 years and upwards Hurling ­ 5/6 years and upwards Football ­ boys 5/6 years up to senior level and girls 8 years and upwards.

The club also has hall facilities for hire and a social clubhouse with bar for Club Members.

OTHER SPORTS CLUBS CASTLEKNOCK LAWN TENNIS CLUB Navan Road Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0423 Fax: 820 7591 Activities: Adult and junior tennis; social club for members. Target Group: Adults and juniors.

DUBLIN PARKS TENNIS CLUB 142 Vernon Avenue Clontarf Dublin 3 Tel: 833 8711 Fax: 833 8711 Website: www.parkstennis.com Meeting Times: July in summer and Saturdays in winter coinciding with the three school terms.

Contact Person: Kay Lonergan Aims: To coach girls and boys aged 6­17 years in tennis, at low cost, especially those who would not otherwise have the opportunity to learn the game. Activities: Tennis coaching programme. Target Group: Girls and boys between 6­17 years.

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COMMUNITY GAMES c/o Carmichael House North Brunswick Street Dublin 7 Tel: 872 8203 Fax: 872 8203 Local Contact People: Maureen Flanagan 18 Wellview Green D15 Tel: 826 2878 Huntstown Catherine Dodd, Tel: 821 5435 Sean Murray Tel: 821 4016 or Marian Hogan Tel: 821 1239 Hartstown Sean Sheehan Tel: 821 2233

Aim: To provide young people with the means and opportunity to utilise their leisure time in a healthy and productive manner; to be a unique youth organisation, which is child centred, with the emphasis on participation rather than winning. Activities: These vary from area to area but can include: art; model making; cycling; gymnastics; swimming; judo; athletics; badminton; basketball; camogie; chess; choir; draughts; gaelic football; handball; hockey; tennis; hurling; rounders; rugby; soccer; table tennis; volleyball; pitch and putt; variety; quiz; cross country; indoor soccer; olympic handball. Target Group: Children 6­17 years.

COOLMINE RUGBY CLUB Ashbrook River Road Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 838 5066 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.coolminerfc.com Meeting/Training Times: Adults Tuesday and Thursday: 7pm Children Saturday and Sunday: 11am

Contact Person: Dermot Connolly, Honorary Secretary, Tel: 086 816 6920 Activities: Rugby for a variety of ages. First XV compete in Leinster ACC League. U20s and youth teams 8­18 years train and compete at the club. The club is represented at competitions in Europe and the British Isles and links have been developed between the club and The Mata Wahoron Club in New Zealand to share coaching and player experiences. The rugby club also has a vibrant social element. Facilities: 2 floodlit pitches, training area, car park, modern 2storey clubhouse (also available for weddings, 21st parties and private functions). Target Group: Men and women, from 8 years old to adults.

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COOLMINE SWIMMING CLUB 4 Luttrellstown Thicket Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 825 2382 Meeting Times: Monday: 5.15pm ­ 7.15pm Wednesday: 5.00pm ­ 8.00pm Thursday: 6.15pm ­ 7.00pm Saturday: 5.15pm ­ 7.30pm

Contact Person: Tom Fallon, Club Secretary Aims: Competitive swimming. Activities: Swim training by qualified coaches. Target Group: Young people 6­19 years.

TOLKA TREKKERS HILLWALKING CLUB 13 Joyce Way Parkwest Business Park Dublin 12 Tel: 626 1116 Fax: 625 1116 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.mountainnering.ie Meeting Times: 1st Saturday and 3rd Sunday of each month.

Contact Person: Margaret Ryan, Club Secretary Aims: To give club members the opportunity to go hillwalking with others and to encourage and support members to develop skills in safety, navigation, leadership, etc. Activities: Hillwalks in Wicklow and other areas of the country; annual hillwalking trip abroad; social gatherings. Target Group: Adults in the Blanchardstown Area.

TRIDENTS BASKETBALL CLUB 87 Glenville Avenue Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7172 Meeting Times: Saturday: 11am­12.30am

Contact Person: John Cusack Activity: Basketball training and competition: U8s ­ Tuesdays: 6pm ­ 7pm; U13 & U14 ­ Saturday: 11am ­ 1pm U14 & U15 ­ Saturday: 2pm ­ 4pm Seniors ­ Wednesday: 7pm ­ 8pm & Thursday: 8pm ­ 10.30pm (all these training sessions take place in Aughrim Street Sports Centre). Target Group: Girls and women from U8 ­ Seniors.

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VIKING SUB-AQUA CLUB c/o Coolmine Sports and Leisure Club Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 455 8473 / 087 273 1863 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 9.15pm ­ 10.15pm in Coolmine Sports Club.

Contact Person: Noreen O'Sullivan Activity: Snorkelling and scuba diving; beginners training sessions twice per year; dives at various locations around the country. Target Group: Anyone aged 16 years and over.

WESTMANSTOWN BOWLING CLUB c/o Westmanstown Sports Centre Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0542 Tel: 624 7181 Meeting Times: Vary depending on availability of greens and competition schedules.

Contact Person: Joe Coghlan, Laura Prince Activities: Indoor and outdoor bowls for pleasure and competition; compete in 2nd, 3rd and 4th Divisions (Men) and 2nd Division (Women) Bowling League of Ireland; in-house club competitions. Target Group: All ages catered for including junior.

WILD WATER KAYAK CLUB 15 Deerhaven Close Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 6300 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.wwkc.net Meeting Times: Contact Chairperson for details. Activities based at WWKC Clubhouse, Strawberry Beds.

Contact Person: Gerry O'Brien, Chairperson Aims: To provide a canoeing facility for members and to bring canoeing as a sport to as many people as possible. Activities: Beginners courses; training courses for members; club trips; club races; come-and-try days for groups/schools in the area. All levels and types of canoeing are catered for including white water, racing, canoe polo, slalom, etc. Target Group: Anyone interested in canoeing.

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SPORTS FACILITIES COOLMINE SPORTS & LEISURE CLUB Coolmine Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 4549 / 821 4550 Fax: 821 4344 Website: www.coolminesports.com Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 7am ­ 11pm Saturday & Sunday: 9.30am ­ 6pm Contact Person: David McNally, Manager Aims: Leisure provision. Activities: Member swim times; summer sports camps; swimming classes for children and adults; gymnastic classes for children; health and fitness centre; parent and child swims; all weather pitch; Jacuzzi suite. Target Group: All members of public, with active-aged, unemployed and student rates.

VERONA SPORTS & LEISURE CLUB Grove Road Coolmine Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 8160 Opening Times: 9.30am ­ 7.00pm

Contact Person: Ann Colgan, CE Supervisor Facilities: 26 Underage Soccer Teams 4 Senior Teams Girls and Ladies Teams Under 8 years Boys and Girls Teams Mini League Children 8­14 years, Month of June Indoor hall, changing rooms, all-weather pitches, social facilities, bar. Indoor football, basketball, hall hire available for badminton, bowls, step dancing, etc. Target Group: Anyone in Dublin 15.

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EX-OFFENDERS SUPPORT SERVICES BOND 37A Coolmine Industrial Estate Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 8414 Fax: 820 8446 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.bondproject.com Opening Times: Monday: 2.00pm­5.30pm Tuesday & Thursday: 9.30am ­ 5.30pm Wednesday: 9.30am ­ 5.30pm Friday: 9.30am ­ 4.30pm Contact Person: Pat Doyle, Manager Aims: To support young people to re-integrate out into the local community as they return from prison/place of detention. Activities: Diversionary programmes; education and training; advice; information and advocacy; support; needs analysis; individual personal plans; links with other local service providers. Target Group: Young people aged 16­25 years who have a history of offending behaviour. Contact Person: Marie Dooley, Assistant Principal Probation and Welfare Officer Aims: The service involves dealing with offenders, challenging their behaviour and assisting in their endeavours to become responsible and law abiding members of the community. Activities: Variety of activities including: supervision of offenders placed on probation/supervised temporary release from custody; enabling offenders to cope with their imprisonment; encouraging/assisting local committees to organise and operate probation and after-care hostels, training workshops and day care centres; participation in and networking with community organisations that provide enhanced opportunities for the social inclusion of offenders. Target Group: Offenders, including those from Dublin 15.

PROBATION & WELFARE SERVICE Smithfield Chambers Smithfield Dublin 7 Tel: 817 36300 Fax: 872 2737 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 8am ­ 8pm

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FAMILY SUPPORT PROJECTS/GROUPS BARNARDOS FAMILY SUPPORT PROJECT (MULHUDDART) Main Street Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4033 Fax: 820 0446 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5pm Contact Person: Marijka Walsh, Project Co-ordinator Aims: To provide quality childcare and family support to children and families in the Dublin 15 area. Activities: After-school groups; parent and toddler group; toy library; women's group; parent group; breakfast club; support to community crèches and playgroups; special interest groups. Target Group: Children and their families living in D15. BLANCHARDSTOWN LONE PARENTS STEERING GROUP c/o Blanchardstown Area Partnership Unit 106 Dillon House Coolmine Industrial Estate Dublin 15 Tel: 820 9550 Fax: 820 9551 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Once monthly Contact Person: Ms Brenda O'Brien Aims: To empower lone parents to participate fully in society and to positively influence policies of statutory agencies that impact directly on lone parents. Activities: Information provision to lone parents and other supports in areas of income, education/training, employment, housing and childcare. Target Group: Lone Parents.

CORDUFF FOOD BANK Corduff Community Resource Centre Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2490 Opening Times: Thursday: 3.15pm ­ 4.30pm

Contact Person: Sr Regina King and Liz Hennessey Aims: To supply quality food at reasonable cost to those attending. Target Group: All members of the community including travellers, lone parents, old folks, refugees, etc.

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FAMILY MEDIATION SERVICE Westend House Westend Office Park Snugborough Road Extension Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 811 8650 Fax: 821 1877 Opening Times: Monday & Tuesday: 9am ­ 5pm, Wednesday: 9am ­ 1pm

Contact Person: Receptionist Aims: To help couples, either married or non-married, to negotiate the terms of their separation in a nonadversarial way. Activities: Mediation to couples who wish to negotiate the terms of their separation. Target Group: All couples, regardless of income. National Office: 1st Floor, St Stephen's Green House, Earlsfort Terrace, D2. Tel: 634 4320, Fax: 662 2339 E-mail: [email protected]

LEGAL AID BOARD Unit 6­8 Blanchardstown Business Centre Clonsilla Road Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0455 Fax: 820 0450 Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 10am ­ 12.30pm and 2pm ­ 4pm (appointment only) IRISH CHILDBIRTH TRUST ­ DUBLIN NORTH WEST c/o Carmichael House North Brunswick Street Dublin 7 Tel: 836 9689 Meeting Times: Monday Mornings Motherlink Meetings (weekly). Monday Evenings: Breastfeeding Support (weekly).

Contact Person: Receptionist Aim: To provide the clients of the Legal Aid Board with a professional, efficient & cost effective legal aid service. Activities: To provide legal advice and services associated with family law, divorce and separation. Contact Person: Elaine McKenna, Chairperson Dublin NW Aims: Parent­to­parent support. Activities: Support and information for parents, i.e. ante-natal care, breast-feeding and post-natal support; motherlink meetings; breastfeeding meetings. Target Group: Parents during both pre-natal and post-natal periods.

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HOME START BLANCHARDSTOWN 10 Blakestown Cottages Blakestown Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5444 / 820 5203 Fax: 820 5494 E-mail:

[email protected]

Contact Person: Joan Ashbrook Aims: To support families with young children who are experiencing stress in their own home. Activities: Volunteers who are parents themselves regularly visit families; family drop-in morning; crafts and personal development courses; outings/social events, e.g. Christmas Party; Reflexology. Target Group: All families with children under 5 years in the D15 area.

Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.30am ­ 1pm

LA LECHE LEAGUE ­ CASTLEKNOCK GROUP 1A Glasnevin Downs Griffith Avenue Dublin 11 Tel: 864 1516 Website: www.lalecheleague.org Meeting Times: Toddler mornings: 1st Wednesday of the month: 10.30am Breast-feeding support meetings: 3rd Wednesday of the month: 8.30pm

Phone counselling available.

Contact Person: Madeleine Dunne, Leader Aims: La Leche League (LLL) is a voluntary organisation which provides information and support to women who want to breastfeed their babies; LLL works to increase awareness of the vitally important role of breastfeeding in the healthy physical and emotional development of babies. Activities: Phone counselling with a trained La Leche League breastfeeding counsellor; information meetings on breastfeeding and parenting issues; lending library. Target Group: Pregnant women, breast-feeding mothers, public health nurses.

THE SWOP SHOP Corduff Community Resource Centre Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1846 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Friday: 10am ­ 11.30am

Contact Person: Sr Regina King Aims: To supply quality second hand clothes and household linen to members who attend. Target Group: All members of the community including travellers, lone parents, old folk, refugees, etc.

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MOUNTVIEW FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE 11 Whitechapel Crescent Mountview Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 6171 Fax: 821 6250 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.frcns.com Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 10pm & occasional weekend opening.

Contact Person: Co-ordinator Aims: To facilitate the development of the full potential of the people of Mountview through personal growth and community development. Activities: Training and development courses; facilities and information; crèche facility; CE scheme; support to community groups, families and individuals; support to new initiatives in the community. Target Group: Members of the Mountview community.

OTHER SUPPORT ORGANISATIONS/GROUPS GREATER BLANCHARDSTOWN AREA MONEY AND BUDGETING SERVICE 106 Roselawn Road Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 6324 Fax: 822 0423 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.MABS.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9.am ­ 5pm Closed: 1pm ­2pm Contact Person: Information Officer Aims: To assist, support, educate and undertake research into the causes of, and to develop strategies to combat, unmanageable debt in the Greater Blanchardstown Area. Activities: Support and assist residents who are trying to cope with problems of unmanageable debt, through advice, information, negotiation skills and community education in prudent money management. Target Group: Any person living in the D15 area.

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BODYWISE Helpline: 1890 200 444

PO Box 2529 Dublin 5

Contact Persons: Moira: 837 7427 Barbara: 451 3405 Catherine: 278 8339 Helen (Galway): 091 524 547 Molly (Limerick): 086 087 4751 Aims: To provide fellowship for people who suffer from eating disorders. Activities: Meetings and support in following a 12-step self-help programme. Target Group: People with eating disorders living in the D15 area.

Meeting Times: Please contact the service for details.

THE CARERS' ASSOCIATION Marion House, The Rise Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 811 9555 Fax: 811 9566 E-mail:

[email protected]

Contact Person: Peter Leonard, Centre Manager Aims: Recognition of the role, rights and entitlements of family carers; provision of information, advice, support, training and advocacy for family carers. Activities: Support groups for family carers; courses for carers; advice, information, and lobbying. Target Group: Family carers.

Website: www.carersireland.com

Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9.00am ­ 1.00pm and 2.00pm ­ 5.30pm Friday: 9.00am ­ 1.00pm and 2.00pm ­ 5.00pm ( Closing 5.00pm Friday) SCOUTS AND GUIDES BLANCHARDSTOWN GUIDES 10 Coolmine Mews Clonsilla Rd Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 3197 Meeting Times: Fridays: 6pm ­7.30pm in St Francis Xavier Senior National School, Castleknock.

Contact Person: Joan Farrell, Commissioner Aims: To nurture youth development, leadership and friendship. Activities: Hiking; camping; canoeing; games; learning through fun; sports. Target Group: Girls aged 10­16 years.

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109TH CORDUFF BEAVERS 12 Roselawn Crescent Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 4632 / 086 893 5033 Meeting Times: Tuesday: 5pm ­ 6.30pm in 109th Scout Den, Corduff.

Contact Person: Greg Finnegan, Beaver Leader Aims: To develop a love of the outdoors. Activities: Hiking; camping; arts and crafts. Target Group: Children aged 6­8 years.

179TH HUNTSTOWN SCOUTING IRELAND CSI c/o Huntstown Community Centre Huntstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5560 Meeting Times: Beavers (6­8 years), Monday: 6.45pm ­ 7.45pm, Cubs (8­11 years) Tuesday: 7pm ­ 8.30pm, Scouts (11­15 years), Wednesday: 7.30pm ­ 9.30pm

Contact Person: Gerry Brady, Unit Leader Aims: To have fun and activities in the outdoors. Activities: Day trips; weekends away; week camps; competitions; badge-work; Scoutlink exchanges; regional and national events. Target Group: Girls and boys aged 6­15 years in the Huntstown area.

LAUREL LODGE SCOUTS 7 Bramley View Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7275 Meeting Times: Monday: 7 ­ 9pm in Scoil Thomáis, Laurel Lodge

Contact Person: Derek Keyes, Unit Leader Aims: To help young people to be aware of and make a positive contribution to the society in which they live. Activities: Scouting ­ camping, hiking, first aid, games, etc. Target Group: Girls and boys aged 6­8 years (beavers), 8­11 years (cubs), 11+ years (scouts) and adult leaders.

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70TH PORTERSTOWN SCOUTING IRELAND CSI 7 Huntstown Park Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6708 Meeting Times: Beavers Monday: 7.00pm ­ 8.30pm Cubs Tuesday: 7.00pm ­ 9.00pm Cubs Wednesday: 7.00pm ­ 9.00pm Scouts 7.30pm ­ 9.30pm 104/144 GROUP DUBLIN SCOUTING IRELAND 13 Bramble Field Crescent Clonee Dublin 15 Tel: 087 699 4442 (unit leader) E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Beavers Tuesday: 6.30pm ­ 7.30pm, Cubs Tuesday: 7.30pm ­ 9pm, Scouts Thursday: 7.30pm ­ 9.30pm in the school.

Contact Person: Joe O'Rourke, Unit Leader Aims: To nurture youth leadership, skills and friendship. Activities: Badge work and outdoor activity. Target Group: Young people 6­18 years. Contact Person: Denis Hughes, Beaver Leader Keith D'Arcy, Cub Leader/Unit Leader Danielle McGoldrick, Scout Leader Aims: Development of children's social, inter-personal and creative skills through a process of `learning by doing', with the aim of also having fun. Activities: Badgework scheme with tasks to be completed in order to earn badges; variety of indoor and outdoor activity. Target Group: Beavers: 6­8 years, Cubs: 8­11 years, Scouts: 11­15 years.

ST PATRICK'S IRISH GIRL GUIDES 4 Corduff Close Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7409 Meeting Times: Ladybirds Monday: 4.15pm ­ 5.15pm, Brownies 5.30pm ­ 7.20pm, Guides 7.30pm ­ 9pm.

All meet in the 109th Scout Den, Corduff.

Contact Person: Mary Emmett, Secretary/Treasurer Nicola Emmett, Guide Captain Aims: To enable girls to develop to their full potential as responsible citizens of the world. Activities: Learning through fun and games; crafts; music and drama; outdoor activities; community service. Target Group: Ladybirds: Girls aged 5­7 years, Brownies: Girls aged 7­10½ years, Guides: Girls aged 10½­17 years.

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YOUTH GROUPS BLANCHARDSTOWN YOUTH FORUM c/o Blanchardstown Youth Service Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2077 / 821 2012 Fax: 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.foroige.ie Meeting Times: Monthly. Contact Person: Rachel Murphy, Youth Officer Aims: To provide a forum for discussion on matters of concern to voluntary youth leaders and their groups; to promote and organise inter-club events; to identify and promote training opportunities. Activities: Swimming lessons, quizzes, hillwalking, drama, etc. Target Group: Youth groups in the D15 area. JCI (JUNIOR CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL IRELAND) E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.jci-ireland.org/castleknock Meeting Time: The second Monday of every month upstairs in Myos in Castleknock. Contact Person: Karen Sweeney Aims: We provide an excellent way to meet new people, develop some new skills and contribute to the betterment of our community ­ all at the same time. The organisation is non-profit making, non-denominational and non-political. Activities: Organising (with SVDP) Giving Tree in Blanchardstown Centre, involving in DCU Mentorship Programme, fund raising quiz, wine tasting and much more! See our Website for further details. Age Group: 18­40 CADS Corduff Amateur Dramatic Society Tel: 086 820 165 Meetings: Meeting in the Corduff Community Centre. Contact Person: Joseph Moss Aims: To enable members of public to take part in musical dramas, pantos, etc.

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BLANCHARDSTOWN YOUTH THEATRE c/o Blanchardstown Youth Service Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2077 / 821 2012 Fax: 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Friday: 5.30pm ­ 7.30pm

Contact Person: Nuala Smith, Leader Aims: To offer young people a safe, fun environment to interact with each other and explore issues through drama and the arts. Activities: Weekly workshops in drama, dance, music, rhythm; at least one public performance each year; theatre trips; exchanges with other youth theatre groups. Target Group: Young people.

CARE OF THE EARTH CLUB c/o Riversdale Community College Blanchardstown Road North Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1488 Fax: 820 1122 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.angelfire.com/pe/riversdale/ Meeting Times: Wednesday: 12.30pm ­ 2pm

Contact Person: Sr Breda O'Hanrahan, SSL Aims: To develop an awareness of the importance of taking care of the environment. Activities: Promotion of the 3 Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle; composting; anti-litter campaigns; recycling. Target Group: Teachers and pupils mainly in Corduff and Ladyswell.

CHESS CLUB c/o Blanchardstown Public Library Civic Centre Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 890 5561 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 4pm

Contact Person: Declan O'Connor Aims: To give young people the chance to learn and play chess. Activities: Learning and playing chess. Target Group: Young people 8­12 years.

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CORDUFF COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE YOUTH CLUB c/o Corduff Community Resource Centre Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2490 Meeting Times: Monday, and Friday: 5pm ­ 9pm Wednesday: 5pm ­ 10pm

Contact Person: Alphie Palmer, Chairperson Aims: To provide activities for children in the community in a safe and welcoming environment. Activities: Games; discos; sporting activities; arts and crafts; trips. Target Group: Young people from Corduff aged 7­16 years.

CORDUFF VARIETY GROUP 27 Brookhaven Drive Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 4591 Meeting Times: Tuesday: 6.45pm ­ 9pm in Riversdale Community College.

Contact Person: Maura Gleeson, Leader Aims: To provide opportunities for singing, dancing, music and drama. Activities: Developing children's skills and talents in music, drama, singing and dancing; shows both local and national; competitions, e.g. mini-tops. Target Group: Young people aged 4­18 years.

DANCE ABILITY VARIETY DANCE GROUP c/o Hartstown Community Centre Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 838 1935 Meeting Times: Saturday: 1.40pm ­ 3.15pm

Contact Person: Beatrice de Mange Aims: To teach children the art of dance and give them the opportunity to be on stage. Activities: Classes; shows; Mini-tops; participation in the D15 Arts Festival and much more. Target Group: Young people aged 4­16 years.

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FLY ­ FORTLAWN YOUTH 34 Fortlawn Park Mountview Dublin 15 Tel: 820 7569 Meeting Times: Weekly, contact leader for details.

Contact Person: Pauline Cole, Leader Aims: To keep youth members involved and teach skills through a variety of arts and crafts and courses. Activities: Arts and crafts; courses. Target Group: Young people aged 13­18 years from Mountview.

FOROIGE FLAMES c/o Blanchardstown Youth Service Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2077 / 821 2012 Fax: 821 1144 Meeting Times: Thursdays 7.30pm ­ 9.30pm in Huntstown Community Centre.

Contact Person: Linda Sylvester, Leader Aims: To build confidence, community spirit and self awareness; to develop team-building; to develop new skills; to have fun. Activities: Arts and crafts; football and other sports; drama; swimming; trips. Target Group: Youth aged 12­18 years.

HUNTSTOWN DRAMA GROUP c/o Huntstown Community Centre Huntstown Way Huntstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0847 Meeting Times: Monday and Tuesday: 5.30pm ­ 7pm in Huntstown CC.

Contact Person: Moira Hyland-Doyle Aims: To build confidence in young people. Activities: Singing; dancing; role-play; annual shows; fundraising. Target Group: Young people 6­13 years from Huntstown.

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LADYSWELL SWIMMING CLUB 41 Dromheath Avenue Ladyswell Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 085 143 2899 Meeting Times: Tuesdays: 6.30pm, Meeting at Ladyswell School.

Contact Person: Angela Priestley Aims: To get as many children as possible in the area learning to swim and bringing children together to make friends. Activities: Learning to swim through play and instruction; galas; transport provided to and from De Paul swimming pool. Target Group: Children aged 4­15 years from Ladyswell, Tyrellstown and Parslickstown.

MOUNTVIEW YOUTH CLUB c/o Mountview Youth and Family Centre Shelerin Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5253 Fax: 820 6356 Meeting Times: Monday: 7.30pm ­ 9.30pm

Contact Person: Derek Sheridan, Leader Aims: To provide opportunities for youth to meet and interact in a secure environment. Activities: "Drop-in Centre" activities including pool, darts, cooking, quizzes, hillwalking, discussions, soccer, unihoc, tennis. Target Group: Young people from Mountview aged 12­18 years.

HARTSTOWN DEN YOUTH CLUB Hartstown Community Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 087 412 5679 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Saturday: 3.30pm ­ 5.30pm

Contact Person Paul Maher Activities: Team Games, Football, Basketball, Indoor Games, Arts & Crafts and Drama. Aims: To provide a club for young people. Age group: 7 ­ 11 Years.

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HARTSTOWN FOROIGE PYRAMID YOUTH CLUB Hartstown Community Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 087 412 5679 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Friday 9pm ­ 11pm

Contact Person: Paul Maher Activities: Team Games, Football, Basketball, Indoor Games, Arts & Crafts and Drama. Aims: To provide a club for young people. Age Group: 12­16 years.

RHINESTONE CLUB 25 Dromheath Grove Ladyswell Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 087 678 7455 E-mail: [email protected] Meeting Times: Contact Leader for details. TEAM VISION YOUTH CLUB 4 Ladyswell Road Parslickstown Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 822 1079 Meeting Times: Contact Secretary for details.

Contact Person: Cynthia Parisella, Leader Aims: To give young people a stage to show off their talent and to mix with their peers. Activities: Dance classes; variety shows; competitions. Target Group: Young people aged 6­21 years. Contact Person: Margaret Coyle Keenan, Secretary Aims: To give young members a place to go where they can meet others, to share and learn new skills and sports. Activities: Arts and crafts; quizzes; sports and games. Target Group: Young people 10­13 years from Mulhuddart.

TEEN INSIGHT YOUTH CLUB 29 Wellview Avenue Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 086 313 5278 Meeting Times: Contact Leader for details.

Contact Person: Liza Dunne, Leader and Secretary Aims: To provide activities and a place for teenagers to go. Activities: Arts and crafts; sports; games; projects concerning Mulhuddart; competitions, etc. Target Group: Young people 13­18 years from Mulhuddart.

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WOODVALE JUNIOR YOUTH CLUB c/o Mountview Youth and Family Centre Shelerin Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5253 Meeting Times: Wednesday: 7pm ­ 8.30pm

Contact Person: Maureen O'Neill, Leader Aims: To provide opportunities for children from the estate to socialise together and have fun. Activities: Arts and crafts; sports; games; cookery; parties. Target Group: Children aged 5­11 years from the Woodvale Estate.

YOUTH PROJECTS/ SERVICES BLAKESTOWN AND MOUNTVIEW NYP Shelerin Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5253 Fax: 820 6356 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 5.30pm Contact Person: David Creed, Co-ordinator Aims: To mobilise the community into responding to youth needs; to facilitate the social and personal development of each young person in the project; to empower the young people in the project to realise their educational potential; to provide parents/guardians and other family members of the NYP with support; to facilitate community participation in the identification of local needs and responses in relation to the NYP's target group; to influence local and national policy. Activities: After school groups; education support programme; homework groups; life-skills programme; family support work including parents groups & community development programme. Target Group: Children 9­13 years old who are deemed `high risk'.

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BLAKESTOWN/MOUNTVIEW YOUTH INITIATIVE Blakestown Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0055 Fax: 821 0677 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Monday & Tuesday: 8.30am ­ 7.00pm Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8.30am ­ 9.00pm

Contact Person: Stewart Garland, Manager Aims: To support youth and families `at risk' in the area. Activities: Personal and social development group; educational support (group and one-to-one), recreational activities. Target Group: Youth at risk through referrals from agencies such as Blakestown Community School, Blakestown/ Mountview NYP, Juvenile Liaison Officers and Social Work Teams. Contact Person: Aisling Dowling, Early school leavers Youth Officer Aims: To enable young early school leavers to involve themselves consciously and actively in their own development and that of their community, through the provision of a structured educational programme. Activities: English and maths classes for Junior Certificate: FETAC (NCVA) studies in crafts, food and cookery; computer literacy, communications, literacy and numeracy skills, development education, group work, drugs and health education, personal effectiveness. Target Group: Young people aged 12­18 years who have left the formal education system without a Junior Certificate and are from Blanchardstown.

BLANCHARDSTOWN EARLY SCHOOL LEAVERS PROGRAMME Blanchardstown Youth Service Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2077 / 821 2012 Fax: 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.foroige.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 10am ­ 6.00pm (Open through lunch)

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BLANCHARDSTOWN YOUTH SERVICE Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2077 / 821 2012 Fax: 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.foroige.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Friday: 10.00am­6.00pm 5pm (Closed for lunch 1pm ­2pm)

Contact Person: Caitriona Freir, Youth Information Officer Aims: To enable young people to consciously and actively involve themselves in their own development and the development of society. Activities: Training; programme development; organisational development; advice; consultancy; school holiday programmes; direct work programmes for young people, voluntary youth leaders and communities in the Greater Blanchardstown Area. Target Group: Young people aged 10­21 years, voluntary youth leaders and youth groups based in communities.

CORDUFF RAINBOWS c/o Corduff Community Resource Centre Blackcourt Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1846 Fax: 821 9021 Meeting Times: Contact Regina King. COMPUTER CLUBHOUSE Foroige Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2077 / 821 2012 Fax: 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.computerclubhouse.ie Opening Times: Monday & Tuesday ­ 3pm­ 8pm Wednesday to Friday ­3pm ­ 6pm

Contact Person: Regina King Aims: Healing for children suffering grief, from death or separation. Activities: Arts and crafts; effective listening. Target Group: Children from Corduff. Contact Person: Gavin Byrne, Co-ordinator Aims: The Computer Clubhouse aims to enable young people to become skilled in the use of the latest communication, information and design technology.

The Computer Clubhouse is an after-school technology project where young people work on projects in Video, Animation, Music, Graphics and Web design, Robotics and Photography.

Target Group: Young people aged 10­18 years from the Greater Blanchardstown area and volunteers aged 18+.

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MOUNTVIEW RAINBOWS GROUP 11 Woodvale Grove Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6763

Contact Person: Catherine Gallagher, Co-ordinator Aims: To provide support for children aged 7­16 years who have lost a loved one through death or separation. Activities: Group discussions; games; arts and crafts. Target Group: Children aged 7­16 years.

MULHUDDART COMMUNITY YOUTH PROJECT (MCYP) c/o Mulhuddart Community Centre Church Road Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 5012 / 821 5019 E-mail: [email protected] Opening Times: Variable ­ contact Karen Gorman.

Contact Person: Karen Gorman, Senior Youth Officer Aims: To enable young people to develop themselves and their community through their involvement in voluntary youth work in Mulhuddart. Activities: Youth clubs; training programmes; special programmes; arts and crafts training; summer programmes; special interest groups, outreach and late night groups. Target Group: Young people 10­18 years and voluntary youth leaders aged 18 years and over.

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PEER DRUG PREVENTION EDUCATION GROUP Blanchardstown Youth Service Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2012 / 821 2077 Fax: 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.foroige.ie Opening Times: Variable ­ contact staff for details Contact Aoife for specific group meeting times.

Contact Person: Aoife Gleeson, Peer Education Co-ordinator Aims: To enable young people in Blanchardstown to become peer educators in relation to drug prevention for other young people in the area, thus involving them consciously and actively in their own development and in the development of their community. Activities: Research among young people on the drugs issue in the area; learning about the range of drugs and drug prevention programmes; designing a peer programme; producing programme resources; developing communication, presentation and teamwork skills; delivering peer education presentations to other young people. Target Group: Young people 12­18 years.

WORKING TO ENHANCE BLANCHARDSTOWN (WEB) Buzzardstown House Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 822 6163 / 821 2077 Fax: 821 0496 / 821 1144 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.foroige.ie Opening Times: Variable ­ contact the office for details.

Contact Person: Darren Conroy, Project Co-ordinator Aims: To enable young people 10­16 years, who are at risk of being in trouble with the law, to become involved in constructive, developmental activities in their own communities. Activities: Direct intervention with small groups of young people; school holiday programmes; issue awareness programmes, e.g. crime and drug awareness; networking and support with other agencies in the project's catchment area. Target Group: Young people aged 10­16 years and their families, in the Blakestown, Corduff, Mountview and Mulhuddart areas.

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YOUNG PARENTS GROUP

Shelerin Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5253

Contact Person: Blakestown/Mountview Youth Initiative Aims: To offer support to young parents and broaden their options through training and information; to encourage young parents in community and leadership development. Activities: Support; fun; social contact; first aid; IT skills; empowerment; self-directing group. Target Group: Young, (mainly lone) parents aged 17­25 years or young pregnant women in Blakestown and Mountview.

Meeting Times: Thursdays: 6pm ­ 8pm

YOUTH REACH Brace Centre Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7007 Fax: 820 7628 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.youthreach.ie Opening Times: Monday ­ Thursday: 9am ­ 4pm Friday: 9am ­ 12 noon

Contact Person: Tracy Hickey, Co-ordinator Aims: To provide young people with a second chance at education and training. Activities: Junior certificate; leaving certificate applied; FETAC certified training in information technology; woodcraft; art; childcare; home economics; music; drama; English and maths; crèche facilities available. Target Group: Young people aged 15­20 years.

AMENITIES BLANCHARDSTOWN GOLF CENTRE Tyrellstown House Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3206 Fax: 821 7431 Website: www.blanchardstowngolf.com Opening Hours: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 10pm, Saturday and Sunday: 9am ­ 6pm (Winter Months) and 9am ­ 8pm (Summer Months) Activities: Par 3 golf; driving range; group lessons available. Open to the public.

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DRAÍOCHT Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 885 2610 Box Office: 885 2622 Fax: 824 3434 E-mail: [email protected] DUNSINK OBSERVATORY Dunsink Lane Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 878 7662 Fax: 838 7090 ELMGREEN GOLF CENTRE Castleknock (off Navan road) Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0797 Fax: 822 6668 Website: www.golfdublin.com FARMLEIGH Phoenix Park Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 815 5900 Fax: 815 5955 E-mail: [email protected] HOLLYSTOWN GOLF CLUB Hollystown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 7444 Fax: 820 7447 E-mail: [email protected] PARKS AND WALKS Corduff Park The Millennium Park Hartstown Park Tolka Valley Park Laurel Lodge Park Ladyswell Park Phoenix Park Royal Canal Way

Opening Hours: Box office and Gallery: Monday ­ Saturday: 10am ­ 6pm Activities: Exhibitions; drama; shows; workshops; artists in residence; music; gallery; bar. Opening Hours: Open to the public on the first and third Wednesday of the month from October to March at 8pm. Admission free.

Opening Hours: Daylight hours Activities: 18 hole golf course; driving range; pitch and putt. Open to the public ­ pay as you play. Opening Hours: Monday ­ Friday: 10am ­ 4pm (31st March to 28th October) Activities: Private group tours (contact Sharon Doyle Tel: 815 5980); cultural events. Opening Hours: Daylight hours Activities: Golf; practice area.

Pitches; walkways; cycling; visitors' centre; towpath; fishing.

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CREDIT UNIONS BLANCHARDSTOWN & DISTRICT CREDIT UNION 9 Blanchardstown Business Centre Clonsilla Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 3495 Fax: 820 8836 Opening Times: Mon ­ Wed: 9.30am ­ 5pm, Thurs: 9.30am ­ 7.30pm, Fri: 9.30am ­ 6.30pm; Sat: 9.30am ­ 1.30pm DENTISTS DR AIDEN KELLY Woodview Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 1351 DR BAILY GILES 2 Brompton Green Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0130 DR BARRY RUANE 185 Clonsilla Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7365 CLONSILLA CREDIT UNION LTD Units 326 & 327 Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1879 Fax: 820 8123 Opening Times: Mon ­ Wed & Sat: 9.30am ­ 5pm, Thurs and Fri: 9.30am ­ 8.30pm THE PREMIER NAVAN ROAD & DISTRICT CREDIT UNION LTD Laurel Lodge Office Laurel Lodge Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1111 Fax: 820 1329 Opening Times: Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat: 10am ­ 12.30pm, Wed: 11am ­ 12.30pm, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri: 2pm ­ 5pm

BILLY HAYES Clonsilla Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2664

BLANCHARDSTOWN DENTAL (dental repairs/new dentures only)

1 Glenville Drive Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3986

BLANCHARDSTOWN DENTAL STUDIO Clonsilla Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 9043

GA LOOMES & A LOOMES 118 Clonsilla Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3851

JOSEPH GARGAN Unit 329 Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0666

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KENNETH BYRNE Exchange House Main Street Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2499

HARRY KEARNS (practice limited to orthodontics)

River Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 1618

MIRIAM POWER MOONEY 31 Lambourne Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6196

MP CONNOLLY 1 Auburn Drive Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4099

MP CONNOLLY 210 Briarwood Lawn Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1987

PAUL SULLIVAN 2 Main Street Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 5917

FUNERAL SERVICES CUNNINGHAM'S FUNERAL HOME Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2266 FUNERAL MUSIC Luttrelstown The Heights Dublin 15 Tel: 822 6057 or 087 688 8367

GENERAL PRACTITIONERS DR AIDAN WARD 23 Castleknock Avenue Laurel Lodge Dublin 15 Tel: 821 1347 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9am ­ 7 noon Sat: 10am ­ 12 noon Consultation: Monday ­ Saturday: By appointment only. DR ANTHONY SANFEY 29 Ashfield Court Huntstown Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7602 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9.30am ­ 10.30am, Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri: 4pm ­ 6pm, Sat: 11am ­ 12 noon DR ASHOK VARADKAR 181 Roselawn Road Castleknock Dublin 15 * Hindi Spoken Tel: 821 4995 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Sat: 10am ­ 11am (Appt only) and 11am ­ 12.30pm (open hrs), Mon ­ Fri: 4pm ­ 5pm (Appt only) and 5pm ­ 7pm (open hrs) Wednesday: Half day.

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DR DOLORES RAFTER 2 Hazelwood Avenue Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7923 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 10am ­ 12 noon, Mon, Tues & Thurs: 3.30pm ­ 6.30pm (Appt only), Sat: home visits 12 noon ­ 2pm DR JAQUELINE FURLONG MCCARTHY Roselawn Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 8233 Fax: 824 2111 Opening Hours: Monday ­ Friday: 9am ­ 7.30pm

DR ERIC DELWORTH 17A Cherryfield Lawn Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4166 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 12.30pm ­ 2pm, Mon & Thurs: 7pm ­ 8pm, (Evening surgery by appointment only) DR KRISHNA SOOBEN 244 Delwood Grove Castleknock Dublin 15 * French Spoken Tel: 821 0836 Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 10am ­ 11am and 3pm ­ 4pm and 7.30pm ­ 8pm, Thurs: 11am ­ 12 noon DR MUKESH LALLOO Roselawn Health Centre Castleknock, Dublin 15 Tel: 821 2367 Opening Hours: 10.30am ­ 12.15am

EDEL MCGINNITY 20 Huntstown Lawn, Mulhuddart Lawn, Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6247 Opening Hours: 10 ­ 11.30am Mon ­ Fri 2 ­ 3.30pm Mon ­ Fri 5 ­ 6pm Wednesday

DR LIAM LACEY DR MANUEL CALVO Main street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 *Spanish Spoken Tel: 821 7365 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 11am ­ 1pm and Mon, Tues & Thurs: 5pm ­ 6pm DR JANINA LYONS 30 Coolmine Woods Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3116 Opening Hours: Mon, Thurs & Fri: 10 ­ 10.45am Mon ­ Fri 2 ­ 3.30pm Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 6 ­ 7.30pm

Also 80 Aisling Heights Dublin 15

BLANCHARDSTOWN CENTRE SURGERY Tel: 822 7779 Opening Hours: Monday ­ Friday: 9.00am ­ 1.00pm/2.00pm ­ 7.00pm Saturday: 11.00am ­ 1.00pm (lunch 1.00pm ­ 2.00pm)

Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 11 ­ 12.30 Tues & Fri 7.45 ­ 8.30

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DR LIAM POWER Castleknock Village Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1033 Opening Hours: By appointment only.

DR LINDA KING 20 Huntstown Lawn Mulhuddart Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6247 Opening Hours: By appointment only.

DR ANNE O'BRIEN 2 Brookhaven Drive Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 7032 Opening Hours: Please contact the Surgery for details.

DR MICHAEL BRENNAN 2 Woodvale Drive Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0902 Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10.00am to 12 noon and 10.30am to 6.30pm Thursday: 10.30 ­ 12.00pm

PARKS MEDICAL CENTRE Doctors in Attendance: Dr Thecla Finnan Dr Orla McCormack Dr Fiona Dunne Dr Myra Lynch

Carpenterstown Road Carpenterstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 3303

DR RW NELSON 2 Beechpark Avenue Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3195 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Sat: 9am ­ 11am and Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri: 5pm ­ 7pm

Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9.30am ­ 11.30am, Mon, Tues Thurs and Fri: 2pm ­ 4.15pm, Sat: (Emergency only): 9.30am ­ 11.30am

DR SUSANNE FARRELL 210 Briarwood Lawn, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15 Tel: 820 6598 Opening Hours: Appointment only Mon ­ Fri 9.30am ­ 11.3am Mon, Tue & Thurs 2pm ­ 5.15pm Friday 2­4

DR TERENCE P MAGUIRE Medical Centre 2 Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3303 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9am ­ 1pm and 4pm ­ 6pm

DR TONY MCDONALD 25 Portersgate Close Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1699 or 087 251 8397 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 10.30am ­ 11.30am and 5pm ­ 7pm, Sat: 11am ­ 12 noon

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DR JOHN O'BRIEN 1 Auburn Drive, Castleknock, Dublin 15 Tel: 821 7548 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9 ­ 6 Wednesday: 9 ­ 1 Closed for lunch: 1 ­ 2

DR JOHN PETERS Littlepace Medical Centre, Littlepace Shopping Centre Clonee, Dublin 15. Tel: 822 5630 Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs 8.30 ­ 11.30 Friday 8.30 ­ 10.45 Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 4 ­ 7pm Appointment only

PATRICK MCCARTHY 7 Castlefield Park, Clonsilla, Dublin 15. Tel: 821 5719 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Sat 11am ­ 12 noon Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 5pm ­ 7pm

DR. HAZEL BYRNE Castleknock Medical Centre Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 087 211224. 810 3343, 820 6554 Opening Hours: Saturday: 10am ­ 1pm Wednesday: 3pm ­ 7pm Monday to Friday: from 6 pm OPTICIANS ANGELA O'NEILL FAOI 52 Clonsilla Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 4790 MAIREAD O'LEARY FAOI Upper Level The Blanchardstown Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2900 Fax: 821 5780 VISION EXPRESS Lower Level The Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 2066 Fax: 822 2068

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PHARMACIES BOOTS CHEMIST Lower Level Blanchardstown Shopping Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 2052 Opening Times: Mon, Tues, Sat, Sun: 9am ­ 7pm; Wed, Thurs, Fri: 9am ­ 9pm BOOTS CHEMIST Upper Level Blanchardstown Shopping Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 5395 Opening Times: Mon, Tues, Sat, Sun: 9am ­ 7pm; Wed, Thurs, Fri: 9am ­ 9pm HUNTSTOWN PHARMACY Pinewood House Unit 6 Huntstown Shopping Centre Huntstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4799 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9.30am ­ 7pm, Sat: 9.30am ­ 6pm, Sun: 11am ­ 1pm BRADLEY'S LATE NIGHT PHARMACY Upper Level Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0088 Opening Times: Mon ­ Fri: 9am ­ 9pm, Sat: 9am ­ 8pm; Sun: 11am ­ 7pm UNICARE CHEMIST Superquinn Shopping Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 0807 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Wed: 9am ­ 6pm, Thurs ­ Fri: 9am ­ 9pm, Sat: 9am ­ 6pm

HARTSTOWN PHARMACY Unit 2 Hartstown Shopping Centre Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 820 2860 Opening Times: Mon ­ Fri: 9am ­ 9pm, Sat: 9.30am ­ 6pm, Sun: 11am ­ 1pm

MCCABES PHARMACY Lower Level Blanchardstown Shopping Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 2171 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9am ­ 9pm Saturday: 9am ­ 6pm Sunday: 12pm ­ 6pm REILLY'S PHARMACY Castleknock Shopping Centre Castleknock Village Dublin 15 Tel: 820 4411 Fax: 821 053 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Sun: 9am ­ 9pm

ODC CHEMISTS Laurel Lodge Shopping Centre Laurel Lodge Castleknock Dublin 15 Tel: 820 1688

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REMEDI LATE NIGHT PHARMACY Littlepace Shopping Centre Clonee Dublin 15 Tel: 826 0944 Fax: 826 0947 Opening Times: Mon ­ Fri: 8.30am ­ 9pm, Sat: 9.30am ­ 6pm, Sun: 11am ­ 3pm UNICARE O'RIADA Spar Shopping Centre Carpenterstown Road Carpenterstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 0846 Opening Times: Mon ­ Fri: 9am ­ 9pm

STANLEY PHARMACY Unit 3 Mountview Shopping Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 6011 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9am ­ 7pm, Sat: 9am ­ 6pm

TOM GINNITY PHARMACIES MPSI Weavers Row Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 822 7585 Opening Hours: Mon ­ Fri: 9.30am­7.30pm, Sat: 9.30am ­ 6pm, Sun: 11am ­1.30pm

UNICARE O'RIADA Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3318 Opening Times: Mon ­ Friday: 9am ­ 7pm, Sat: 9am ­ 6pm, Sun: 10am ­ 2pm

POST OFFICES BLANCHARDSTOWN POST OFFICE Superquinn Shopping Centre Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3129 CLONSILLA POST OFFICE Clonsilla Road Clonsilla Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3176 BLANCHARDSTOWN CENTRE POST OFFICE Blanchardstown Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 3900 CASTLEKNOCK POST OFFICE Unit 1­2 Castleknock Shopping Centre Dublin 15 Tel: 821 3006 HARTSTOWN POST OFFICE Supervalu Shopping Centre Hartstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 7710

CORDUFF POST OFFICE Corduff Shopping Centre Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 6169

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TRANSPORT ­ TAXIS BLANCHARDSTOWN DRIVEWISE TAXIS Main St Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 822 7777 / 820 9300 PONY CABS Office in City Centre ­ Serving Blanchardstown Tel: 825 0101 FITZER'S TAXIS 3a Pinebrook House Huntstown Dublin 15 Tel: 820 0300 / 820 0800 GREYHOUND CABS Main Street Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 811 1222

VANTASTIC TRAVEL CLUB This is an accessible transport service for people with a disability. Tel: 833 0663

TRANSPORT ­ BUSES

For further information and timetables contact: Dublin Bus Tel: 873 4222 (Mon ­ Sat: 9am ­ 7pm) or visit their Website: www.dublinbus.ie

37 ­ Hawkins Street to Carpenterstown 37X ­ Belfield to Stephen's Green to Carpenterstown

38/38A ­Hawkins Street to Damastown 38B/38C ­ Burgh Quay to Tyrellstown

39 ­ Burgh Quay to Ongar 39X ­ Belfield to Stephen's Green to Ongar 39B ­ Belfield to Ongar

70 ­ Hawkins to Dunboyne via Blanchardstown Centre 70X ­ Belfield to Dunboyne

76A ­ Blanchardstown Centre to Fettercairn or Balrothery

220 ­ Ladyswell Road to Ballymun Roundabout

236 Factory Link ­ Blanchardstown Centre circuit via Ballycoolin Industrial Estate

237 ­ The Blanchardstown circuit via Castleknock and Carpenterstown

238 ­ Blanchardstown Centre circuit via Ladyswell and Ballycoolin Industrial Estate

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URBUS Corduff Road Blanchardstown Dublin 15

New Bus Service Linking U To: The Blanchardstown Centre, The IT College, Dublin Airport and Swords This service is wheelchair friendly. Tel: 824 030

270 ­ Blanchardstown Centre to Dunboyne

39N Nitelink Service ­ Westmoreland St to Blanchardstown/Corduff

TRANSPORT ­ TRAINS

For further information and timetables contact: Iarnród Éireann Tel: 703 3504 or visit their Website: www.irishrail.ie Maynooth to Dublin line serving Leixlip, Clonsilla, Coolmine, Castleknock, Ashtown, Broombridge, Drumcondra, Connolly Station, Tara St and Pearse Street Stations.

USEFUL NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS ADOPTION BOARD Shelbourne House Shelbourne Road Dublin 4 Tel: 667 1392 / 230 9300 Fax: 667 1438 E-mail:

[email protected]

AIM FAMILY SERVICE 6 D'Olier Street Dublin 2 Tel: 670 8363

Drop in Centre 10am ­ 1pm

ALCOHOL SERVICE Stanhope Centre Stanhope Street Dublin 7 Tel: 677 3965 Fax: 677 8469 E-mail: [email protected]

www.adoptionboard.ie

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ALONE 1 Willie Bermingham Place Kilmainham Lane Dublin 8 Contact: Pat Lane

Tel: 679 1032 Fax: 679 1932 E-mail: [email protected] www.alone.ie

ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF IRELAND Daycare Centre, St Teresa's Temple Hill Blackrock Tel: 288 7572 Freefone: 1800 341 341 Head Office Alzheimer House 43 Northumberland Ave Dun Laoire Co Dublin

Tel: 284 6030 E-mail: [email protected] www.alzheimer.ie

AN ÓIGE IRISH YOUTH HOSTEL ASSOCIATION 61 Mountjoy Street Dublin 7 Tel: 830 4555 Fax: 830 5808 E-mail: [email protected] www.anoige.ie General Manager David Owens

Administrator: Angela Keegan

BEREAVEMENT COUNSELLING SERVICE Good Shepherd Pastoral Centre Dublin Street Baldoyle Dublin 13 Tel: 839 1766

ASTHMA SOCIETY OF IRELAND 26 Mountjoy Square Dublin 1 Tel: 878 8511 Locall: 1850 445 464 Fax: 878 8128 E-mail: [email protected] www.asthmasociety.ie

AWARE 72 Lower Leeson Street Dublin 2 Tel: 661 7211 Fax: 661 7217 Helpline: 1890 303 302 E-mail: [email protected] www.aware.ie

CEO Geraldine Clare CEO Eibhlin Mulroe PR Sandra Hogan

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ST FRANCIS PSYCHIATRIC DAY HOSPITAL Grange Road Dublin 5 Tel: 831 8788 Fax: 831 8804

Contact: Colette Leetch

ONE FAMILY CHERISH 2 Lower Pembroke St Dublin 2 Tel: 668 2744 Fax: 662 9096 E-mail: [email protected] www.onefamily.ie

Contact: Karen Kiernan

COMBAT POVERTY AGENCY Bridgewater Centre Island Bridge Conyngham Road Dublin 8 Tel: 670 6746 Fax: 670 6760 E-mail: [email protected] www.combatpoverty.ie

CEO Helen Johnston

BEREAVEMENT COUNSELLING SERVICE Dublin Street Baldoyle Dublin 13

One­One Counselling By Appointment only At various centres in the Dublin area. Tel: 839 1766 E-mail: [email protected] www.bereavementireland.org

CAD COMMUNITY AWARENESS OF DRUGS Central Hotel Chambers Dame Court Dublin 2 Tel: 679 2681 Fax: 679 7818 E-mail:

[email protected] m.net

COMHAIRLE ­ INFORMATION FOR ALL 7th Floor Hume House Ballsbridge Dublin 4 Tel: 605 9000 Fax; 605 9099 E-mail: [email protected] www.Comhairle.ie

www.aboutdrugs.ie

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS 4 Harcourt Road Dublin 2 Tel: 353 1 402 5500 Fax: 353 1 402 5501 E-mail:

[email protected] www.odca.ie

CROSSCARE The Red House Clonliffe College Dublin 3 Tel: 836 0011 Fax: 836 7166 E-mail: [email protected] www.crosscare.ie Director Father Michael Cullen

CURA 30 St Anne Street Dublin 2 Tel: 671 0598 Callsave: 1850 622 626 Fax: 671 0886 E-mail: [email protected] Co-ordinator Mary Drummey

Inspector Pamela McCarthy

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DIABETES FEDERATION OF IRELAND 76 Lower Gardiner Street Dublin 1 Tel: 836 3022 LoCall: 1850 909 909 Fax: 836 5182 E-mail: [email protected] www.diabetes.ie

Contact: Linda Doyle

DISABILITY FEDERATION OF IRELAND 2 Sandyford Office Park Dublin 18 Tel: 295 9344

DISABLED DRIVERS ASSOCIATION Shop Mobility Green Car Park Liffey Valley Complex Dublin 22

Also: Shop Mobility Dundrum Town Centre Car Park Level 2M Tel: 620 8731 Contact: Linda, Nuala or Bob

DOWNS SYNDROME IRELAND LTD 30 Mary Street Dublin 1 Tel: 873 0999 Fax: 873 1064 E-mail: [email protected] www.downsyndrome.ie

DRUG TREATMENT BOARD 30­31 Pearse Street Dublin 2 Tel: 646 7112 Fax: 648 8700 email: [email protected] www.addictionireland.ie

EMPLOYMENT APPEALS TRIBUNAL 65A Adelaide Road Dublin 2 Tel: 631 2121 www.eatribunal.ie

Contact: Christine Riordan

EQUALITY AUTHORITY 2 Clonmel Street Dublin 2 Tel: 1890 245 545 / 417 3333 Fax: 417 3331 E-mail: [email protected] www.equality.ie

FOCUS IRELAND 14a Eustace Street Dublin 2 Tel: 671 2555 Fax: 679 6843 E-mail: [email protected] www.focusireland.ie

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GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS North Brunswick Street Dublin 2 Tel: 872 1133

GCN GAY COMMUNITY Unit 2 Scarlett Row Essex Street Dublin 8 Tel: 671 0939 Fax: 671 3549 E-mail: [email protected] www.gcn.ie HYPERACTIVE ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER ­ HADD Carmichael Centre for Voluntary Groups Carmichael House North Brunswick Street. Dublin 7 Tel: 874 8349 E-mail: [email protected]

GINGERBREAD IRELAND 29 Dame Street Dublin 2 Tel: 671 0291

HOME BIRTH CENTRE OF IRELAND 25 Larkfield Grove Terenure Dublin 6 Tel: 492 2565

IRISH CANCER SOCIETY 43­45 Northumberland Road Dublin 4 Tel: 668 1855 Freefone: 1800 200 700 www.cancer.ie

IRISH EPILEPSY ASSOCIATION 249 Crumlin Road Dublin 12 Tel: 455 7500 Fax: 455 7013 www.epilepsy.ie

IRISH FAMILY PLANNING ASSOCIATION 60 Amien Street Dublin 1 Tel: 474 0444 E-mail: [email protected] Tel: 474 0944 for Pregnancy Helpline LoCall: 1850 449 5051

IRISH FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS 11 St Peters Road Phibsboro Dublin 7 Tel: 868 0080

IRISH HAEMOPHILIA SOCIETY Block C Iceland House Arran Court Arran Quay Dublin 7 Tel: 872 4442 Fax: 872 4494 E-mail:

[email protected]

IRISH KIDNEY ASSOCIATION U43A Park West Dublin 12 Tel: 668 9788 Fax: 668 3820 E-mail: [email protected]

IRISH ME SUPPORT GROUP PO Box 3075 Dublin 2 Tel: 235 0965

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IRISH SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS 300 Lower Rathmines Road Dublin 6 Tel: 497 7874 Helpline: 04890614242

E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.ispca.ie

IRISH SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO CHILDREN 20 Molesworth Street Dublin 2 Tel: 679 4944 or Childline Freefone: 1800 666 666 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.ispcc.ie

IRISH SPORTS COUNCIL Block A Westend Office Park Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Tel: 860 8800 Fax: 860 8880 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.irishsportscouncil.ie MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY OF IRELAND 80 Northumberland Road Dublin 4 Tel: 678 1600 Fax: 678 1601

IRISH SUDDEN INFANT DEATH ASSOCIATION 4 North Brunswick Street Dublin 7 Tel: 873 2711 or Locall: 1850 391 391

IRISH WHEELCHAIR ASSOCIATION Aras Chuchulain Blackheath Drive Clontarf Dublin 3 Tel: 818 6400 Fax: 833 3873 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.iwa.ie NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MENTALLY HANDICAPPED OF IRELAND 5 Fitzwilliam Place Dublin 2 Tel: 676 6035 Fax: 676 0517 Web: www.namhi.ie NATIONAL DISABILITY AUTHORITY 25 Clyde Road Dublin 4 Tel: 668 4181 New Fax: 660 9935 Web: www.nda.ie

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DEAF PEOPLE 35 North Frederick Street Dublin 1 Tel: 872 3800 Fax: 878 3629 Web: www.nadi.ie

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TENANTS ORGANISATIONS 35 Meath Place Dublin 8 Tel: 454 3842

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DEAF PEOPLE UNIT G2H The Exchange Belgard Square North Tallaght Dublin 24 Tel: 402 0377 Fax: 462 0378 Web: www.nadi.ie

NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF IRELAND 3 Montague Street Dublin 2 Tel: 478 4122 Fax: 478 3974 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.youth.ie

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OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR OF BIRTHS, DEATHS & MARRIAGES Convent Road, Roscommon Also: Joyce House 8­11 Lombard Street East Dublin 2 Tel: 090 663 2900 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.groireland.ie SALVATION ARMY 114 Marlborough Street Dublin 1 Tel: 874 0987

PRISONERS RIGHTS ORGANISATION 35 Lower Buckingham Street Dublin 1 Tel: 836 5698

RETIREMENT PLANNING COUNCIL OF IRELAND 27­29 Pembroke Street Dublin 2 Tel: 661 1368 E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.rpc.ie

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES St James Hospital Dept of Genito/Urinary Medicine, Ground Floor Dublin 8 Tel: 416 2315 / 416 2316

SIMON COMMUNITY ­ DUBLIN 1/2 Cope Street Dublin 2 Tel: 671 5363 Fax: 671 5524 E-mail: [email protected] Or [email protected] UNION OF STUDENTS IN IRELAND Gratton Street Dublin 2 Tel: 435 3400 Fax: 435 3450

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL 8 New Cabra Road Dublin 7 Tel: 838 4164 Fax: 838 7355 E-mail: [email protected]

THRESHOLD Capuchin Friary Church Street Dublin 7 Tel: 872 6311

VICTIM SUPPORT Haliday House 32 Arran Quay Dublin 7 Tel: 878 0870 or Freefone: 1850 661 771

Court Written Service Number: 087 288 5521

VOLUNTEER STROKE SCHEME 249 Crumlin Road Dublin 12 Tel: 455 7455 Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 2.00pm ­ 5.00pm

WELL WOMAN CENTRE 35 Lower Liffey Street Dublin 1 Tel: 872 8051

WOMEN'S AID PO Box 791 Dublin 1 Tel: 874 5302

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Dublin 15 Residents Associations Ashleigh RA Castleknock Aisling Heights RA Blanchardstown Auburn Park R.A.RACastleknock Blanchardstown 7 District Community Council Bramley Wood RA Castleknock Brompton Area RA Castleknock Brookhaven RA Blanchardstown Burnell Park RA Castleknock Carpenterstown Park RA Castleknock Community Council Castleknock Laurel Lodge RA Castleknock Park RA Chesterfield RA Castleknock College Grove RA Castleknock College Park RA Castleknock Deerpark Area RA Castleknock Delwood RA Castleknock Dublin 15 Community Council Dunsoghly Residents Association Edgewood Lawn RA Georgian Village RA Castlekknock Glenville RA Blanchardstown Greenridge Court RA Blanchardstown Hazel Lawn/Ramor Park/Rushbrook RAs Homeleigh & Porterstown RA Laurel Lodge Family & Information Resource Centre Luttrell Park RA Castleknock Luttrellstown Wood RA Castleknock Mulberry RACastleknock Park Avenue RA Castleknock Park Drive RA Castleknock Phoenix Est/Pecks Lane RA Porterstown Village RA Ramor/Rushbrook/Hazel Lawn RA Ravenswood Estate RA Riverwood Residents Group D15 Roselawn Residents Association Springlawn RA Blanchardstown Warren Park RA Castleknock Westmanstown RA Westway RA Blanchardstown Woodberry RA Castleknock

20 Ashleigh Grove 51 Aisling Heights 7 Auburn Drive 43 Roselawn Road 23 Bramley Grove 34 Brompton Court 19 Brookhaven Rise 39 Burnell Park Green 2 Sycamore Drive 45 Park Drive Green 29 Castleknock Drive, Laurel Lodge 104 Castleknock Park 15 Chesterfield View 55 College Grove "Cnucha" College Road Castleknock 1 Deerpark Road 120 Delwood Walk 45 Park Drive Green 45 Park Drive Green 44 Edgewood Lawn 8 Georgian Village 32 Glenville Green 13 Rushbrook Blanchardstown Homeleigh Porterstown 14 Bramley Green 6 Luttrell Park Heath 17 Luttrellstown View 2 Mulberry Drive 129 Park Avenue 45 Park Drive 10 Phoenix Drive 38 The Village, Porterstown 32 Rushbrook 39 Ravenswood Crescent 10 Riverwood View Roselawn Grove 21 Springlawn Heights 41 Warren Crescent 14 Westway View 23 Woodberry

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Accord Marriage Counselling ............... 60 Adoption Board ................................... 115 Adult Basic Learning for Everyone (ABLE) ................................................... 45 Aim Family Service ............................. 115 Aistear Beo Family Centre .................... 60 Al-Anon & Alateen .................................. 2 Alcohol Service .................................... 115 Alcoholics Anonymous ........................... 2 Alone .................................................... 116 Alzheimer Society of Ireland ............... 116 An Óige Irish Youth Hostel Association... 116 Anamcharadas (Soul Friend) ................ 76 Asthma Society of Ireland .................... 116 AWARE ................................................ 116 BAPTEC LTD ........................................ 55 BARN ­ Blanchardstown Asylum Seekers, Refugees and New Communities ........ 33 Barnardos Family Support Project (Mulhuddart) ...................................... 87 BASE Enterprise Centre ........................ 54 Bereavement Counselling Service 116, 117 Bingo Groups ........................................... 8 Blakestown /Mountview Youth Initiative ........................................... 101 Blakestown and Mountview NYP ........ 100 Blakestown Community Crèche ............ 12 Blakestown Community Development Project Ltd .......................................... 16 Blakestown Community School ............. 53 Blakestown Parent & Toddler Group .... 15 Blakestown Resource Centre ................. 21 Blanchardstown Active Retirement ....... 10 Blanchardstown Area Partnership ........ 18 Blanchardstown Brass Band ................... 9 Blanchardstown Centre for Independent Living ............................. 26 Blanchardstown Centre for the Unemployed ....................................... 56 Blanchardstown Dublin 15 Citizens Information Centre ............................. 68 Blanchardstown Community Playgroup Network ............................ 13 Blanchardstown & District Credit Union .....................................107 Blanchardstown Drugs Education ...........3 Blanchardstown Early School Leavers Programme .........................101 Blanchardstown Golf Centre ...............105 Blanchardstown Guides .........................91 Blanchardstown ICA Guild ....................35 Blanchardstown Library Book Clubs ......6 Blanchardstown Lone Parents Steering Group ....................................87 Blanchardstown Men's Group ...............32 Blanchardstown Men's Outreach Project .32 Blanchardstown Public Library .............69 Blanchardstown Training Service ..........54 Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group ............................16 Blanchardstown Youth Forum ...............94 Blanchardstown Youth Information Service ...............................................68 Blanchardstown Youth Service .............102 Blanchardstown Youth Theatre ..............95 Bodywise ................................................91 BOND ....................................................86 Bridge Clubs ............................................8 Buses ....................................................114 CAD Community Awareness of Drugs .117 CADS .....................................................94 Care of the Earth Club ...........................95 Castaheaney Educate Together National School .................................................49 Castleknock Active Retirement Association .........................................10 Castleknock Bethany Support Group .....65 Castleknock Celtic .................................78 Castleknock College ..............................53 Castleknock Community Centre .............21 Castleknock Community College ...........53 Castleknock Educate Together National School ..................................49 Castleknock Family and Media Association .........................................77 Castleknock Hurling & Football Club ....80 Castleknock ICA Guild ..........................35 Castleknock Ladies Football Club .........80

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Castleknock Lawn Tennis Club ............. 81 Castleknock National School ................ 49 Castleknock Parent & Toddler Group .... 15 Castleknock Parish Centre .................... 21 Castleknock Pioneer Association ........... 77 Central Remedial Clinic Hartstown Day Centre ......................................... 27 Chess Club ............................................. 95 City Wide News West Edition ................ 71 Clann Housing Association Ltd ............. 66 Clonsilla Credit Union Ltd .................. 107 Clonsilla Hall ........................................ 22 Co Dublin VEC Adult Education Service .. 46 Combat Poverty Agency ...................... 117 COMHAIRLE ­ Information for All ...... 117 Community Employment (CE) Network Support ................................ 59 Community Games ................................ 82 Community Section of the Gardaí ......... 20 Community Voice ................................... 71 Computer Clubhouse ........................... 102 Conaí Clubhouse ................................... 29 Connolly Memorial Hospital ................. 65 Coolmine Community College .............. 53 Coolmine Lodge Therapeutic Centre ...... 3 Coolmine Musical Society ....................... 6 Coolmine Panto Group ............................ 6 Coolmine Rugby Club ........................... 82 Coolmine Sports & Leisure Club .......... 85 Coolmine Swimming Club ..................... 83 Corduff / Mulhuddart Local Education Committee .......................................... 46 Corduff Childcare Services Ltd ............. 13 Corduff Community Development Project Ltd .......................................... 17 Corduff Community Playgroup ............. 13 Corduff Community Resource Centre .... 22 Corduff Community Resource Centre Youth Club .......................................... 96 Corduff Community Youth Project ......... 23 Corduff Food Bank ................................ 87 Corduff Health Centre ........................... 63 Corduff Rainbows ................................ 102 Corduff Variety Group ........................... 96 Councillors, Local ........................... 73, 74 Court Hall Children's Psychiatric Unit ... 62

CROSSCARE .......................................117 CURA ...................................................117 D15 Mental Health Association .............66 Damastown Health Centre .....................63 Dance Ability Variety Dance Group ......96 Dentists .............................................. 107 Dept of Social & Family Affairs .............57 Diabetes Federation of Ireland ............118 Disability Federation of Ireland ..........118 Disabled Drivers Association ..............118 DOCHAS (HOPE) .................................65 Downs Syndrome Ireland Ltd ..............118 Doctors ................................................108 DRAÍOCHT ..........................................106 Drug Treatment Board .........................118 Dublin 15 Community Arts Festival ........7 Dublin 15 Community Council ..............19 Dublin 15 Forum ...................................18 Dublin 15 Residents Associations ........122 Dublin 15 Writers Group .........................7 Dublin Parks Tennis Club ......................81 Dublin West Branch of Amnesty International .......................................77 Dublin West Community Church ............36 Dunsink Observatory ...........................106 Eastern Regional Health Board .............62 Eazicom Training Centre .......................60 Educational Opportunities Programme..47 Elmgreen Golf Centre ..........................106 Emergency and Useful Numbers ..............1 Employment Appeals Tribunal .............118 Equality Authority ................................118 Evergreen Active Retirement Group ......10 Family Mediation Service ......................88 Farmleigh ............................................106 FÁS ........................................................57 Fingal Co-Operative Housing (NABCo) 67 Fingal County Council ..........................31 Fingal County Council Local Offices .....30 Fingal Housebound Library Service .....70 Fingal Independent ................................72 Fingal Mobile Library ...........................70 Fingal Schools Library Service .............71 Fingal Youth Orchestra ............................9 FLY ­ Fortlawn Youth ............................97 Focus Ireland .......................................118

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Foroige Flames ..................................... 97 Fortlawn Development Group ............... 33 Free Internet Access Point .................... 69 Fresh Start ............................................. 27 Funeral Services .................................. 108 Gamblers Anonymous ......................... 119 GCN Gay Community .......................... 119 General Practitioners .......................... 108 Genesis .................................................. 61 Gingerbread Ireland ............................ 119 Good Morning Blanchardstown ............ 19 Greater Blanchardstown Area Money and Budgeting Service .............................. 90 Greater Blanchardstown Chamber of Commerce ...................................... 57 Greater Blanchardstown Development Project ................................................ 17 Greater Blanchardstown Response to Drugs .................................................... 3 Hartstown Arch Club ............................. 28 Hartstown Community Centre ............... 22 Hartstown Community Playschool ........ 14 Hartstown Community School ............... 54 Hartstown Community School, Adult Education Service .............................. 46 Hartstown Den Youth Club .................... 98 Hartstown Foroige Pyramid Youth Club... 99 Hartstown Ladies Club .......................... 35 Hartstown United Football Club ........... 78 Hartstown/Huntstown Community Drugs Team ..................................................... 4 Health Services Executive Addiction Service for Dublin 15 ........................... 2 Hollystown Golf Club .......................... 106 Home Birth Centre of Ireland .............. 119 Home Start Blanchardstown .................. 89 Huntstown Community Centre .............. 22 Huntstown Community Youth Project .... 23 Huntstown Drama Group ...................... 97 Huntstown Villa Football Club .............. 78 Hyperactive Attention Deficit Disorder ­ HADD ............................ 119 INSIGHT ................................................ 72 Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown 47 Irish Cancer Society ............................ 119 Irish Childbirth Trust ­

Dublin North West ..............................88 Irish Epilepsy Association ..................119 Irish Family Planning Association ......119 Irish Federation of Women's Clubs ......119 Irish Haemophilia Society ...................119 Irish Kidney Association ......................119 Irish ME Support Group ......................119 Irish Red Cross Association ...................75 Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ............................120 Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children ...........................120 Irish Sports Council .............................120 Irish Sudden Infant Death Association ........................................120 Irish Wheelchair Association ...............120 JCI (Junior Chamber International Ireland ................................................94 Kingdom Hall, Jehovah's Witness ..........36 La Leche League ­ Castleknock .............89 Ladyswell Swimming Club .....................98 Ladyswell United Boys & Girls FC .......79 Laurel Lodge Scouts ..............................92 Laurel Lodge Active Retirement Association .........................................11 Laurel Lodge Parent & Toddler Group...................................................16 Legal Aid Board .....................................88 LES/JOBLINK ........................................58 Local Councillors ...................................73 Lohunda Environmental Group .............34 Mary Mother of Hope National School ..49 Mountview Boys & Girls Football Club ....79 Mountview Community Crèche ..............14 Mountview Community Playschool .......14 Mountview Family Resource Centre ......90 Mountview Health Centre ......................63 Mountview Rainbows Group ...............103 Mountview Senior Citizens ....................11 Mountview Youth Club ...........................98 Mountview/Blakestown Community Drugs Team ...........................................4 Mulhudddart Community Centre ...........24 Mulhuddart Community Youth Project (MCYP) .............................................103 Mulhuddart National School .................49

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Mulhuddart Over 55's Club ................... 11 Mulhuddart/Corduff Community Drugs Team ..................................................... 4 Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland .... 120 Narcotics Anonymous .............................. 5 National Association for Deaf People.... 120 National Association for Mentally Handicapped of Ireland ............................. 120 National Association of Tenants Organisations ................................... 120 National Council for the Blind ­ Dublin 15 Outreach Service ............... 28 National Disability Authority .............. 120 National Youth Council of Ireland ....... 120 Neighbour Youth Project ....................... 23 Networking Dublin 15 Ltd ..................... 19 Northside People ................................... 72 Number 10 Parish Resource Centre ...... 25 Office of the Director of Consumer Affairs ............................................... 117 Office of the Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages ........................ 121 One Family Cherish ............................ 117 Opticians ............................................. 111 Order of Malta Ambulance Corps Castleknock Unit ................................ 75 Order of Malta Ambulance Corps Clonsilla Unit ..................................... 75 Our Lady, Mother of the Church, Castleknock (RC) ............................... 37 Our Lady's Parish Centre ...................... 26 Parks and Walks .................................. 106 Parslickstown Community Playgroup ... 15 Peace Commissioners ........................... 74 Peer Drug Prevention Education Group ................................................ 104 Pharmacies .......................................... 112 Phoenix FM ­ Blanchardstown Community Radio Station .................. 72 Porters Gate Residents Association ...... 34 Post Offices ......................................... 113 Prisoners Rights Organisation ............ 121 Probation & Welfare Service ................. 86 Rapid Programme ................................. 20 Recovery INC ........................................ 66 Relatives Project..................................... 66

Retirement Planning Council of Ireland ...........................................121 Rhinestone Club .....................................99 Riversdale Community College .............54 ROOFS ­ Blanchardstown's Homelessness Group ..........................67 Roselawn Health Centre ........................64 Sacred Heart of Jesus National School ...49 Salvation Army .....................................121 School of Islamic Studies .......................47 Scoil an Cathair Alainn National School...50 Scoil Bride Boys National School ..........50 Scoil Bride Girls National School .........50 Scoil Mhuire National Junior School ....50 Scoil Mhuire National Senior School ....50 Scoil Olibheir National School ..............50 Scoil Thomais .........................................51 Scrabble Club ..........................................9 Sexually Transmitted Diseases ............121 Simon Community ­ Dublin .................121 Society of St Vincent De Paul ...............121 St Brigid's Church Blanchardstown (RC) .....................................................38 St Brigid's Community Centre ................26 St Brigid's GAA Club .............................81 St Brigid's Church Castleknock (C of I) .................................................38 St Brigid's National School ....................51 St Brigid's Photographic Group ..............8 St Ciaran's Church (RC) ........................39 St Ciaran's National School ...................51 St Francis Oratory Blanchardstown (RC) .....................................................39 St Francis Psychiatric Day Hospital ....117 St Francis Xavier Junior School ............51 St Francis Xavier Senior School ............51 St John's Ambulance Brigade ................76 St Joseph's Hospital ...............................65 St Luke the Evangelist (RC) ...................39 St Mary of the Servants Blakestown (RC).........................................................40 St Mary's Church Clonsilla (C of I) .......40 St Mochta's Church Porterstown (RC) ...41 St Mochta's Football Club .....................79 St Mochta's National School ..................51 St Patrick's Church Corduff (RC) ..........41

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St Patrick's Irish Girl Guides ................ 93 St Patrick's Junior School ..................... 52 St Patrick's National School .................. 52 St Patrick's Senior School ..................... 52 St Peregrines GAA Club ........................ 80 St Philip the Apostle Church Mountview (RC) ................................. 42 St Philip's Junior National School ........ 52 St Philip's Senior National School ........ 52 St Thomas the Apostle Church, Castleknock (RC) ............................... 43 St Thomas's Church Mulhuddart (C of I)................................................. 42 SWAN (Support for Women and Neighbours) ........................................ 36 Taxis .................................................... 114 TDs ........................................................ 74 Team Vision Youth Club ......................... 99 Techport Day Hospital .......................... 61 Teen Insight Youth Club ......................... 99 The Adult Education Service of Co Dublin VEC .................................. 45 The Carer's Association ........................ 91 The Flying Colours Art Group ................ 7 The Interfaith Roundtable ..................... 44 The Oasis Programme Riversdale Opportunities to Actively Stay in School ............................................. 24 The Oratory, Blanchardstown Centre (RC) ........................................ 43 The Premier Navan Road & District Credit Union Ltd .............................. 107 The Rehabilitation/ Integration Service .................................................. 5 The Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Huntstown (RC) .................................. 44

The Swop Shop .......................................89 The Zone Youth Cafe ..............................24 Threshold .............................................121 Tolka River Project ..................................5 Tolka Trekkers Hillwalking Club ...........83 Trains ....................................................115 Tridents Basketball Club ........................83 Union of Students in Ireland ................121 Vassin Ltd ...............................................58 VERONA Sports & Leisure Club ...........85 Victim Support ......................................121 Viking Sub ­ Aqua Club .........................84 Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) ...................................48 Volunteer Stroke Scheme ......................121 Warrenstown Children's Psychiatric Unit .....................................................62 Well Woman Centre ..............................121 Wellview Resource Centre ......................25 Westmanstown Bowling Club .................84 Whitestown United Football Club .........79 Wild Water Kayak Club ..........................84 Women's Aid .........................................121 Woodvale Junior Youth Club ................100 Working to Enhance Blanchardstown (WEB) ...............................................104 Young at Heart .......................................12 Young Parents Group ...........................105 Youth Reach .........................................105 104/144 Group Dublin Scouting Ireland ................................................93 109th Corduff Beavers ...........................92 179th Huntstown Scouting Ireland CSI ........................................................92 70th Porterstown Scouting Ireland CSI ......................................................93

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Questionnaire

Contact Details 1. Name of Group/Organisation: .................................................................................

2. Contact Person & their Position in the Group/Organisation: .......................................................................................................................................................... 3. Address: ................................................................................. ................................................................................. ................................................................................. ................................................................................. 4. Phone: 5. Fax: 6. E-mail: 7. Website: 8. What are your meeting/opening times? ................................................................................. ................................................................................. ................................................................................. ................................................................................. ................................................................................. .................................................................................

Please return to: Blanchardstown/Dublin 15 Citizen's Information Centre, Westend House, Westend Office Park, Snugborough Road Extension, Dublin 15.

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