Summer Picnic

The SGCRA's annual summer picnic takes place this Sunday 30th June from 2pm in Fitzwilliam Square. It's a great opportunity for neighbours to catch up for a few hours in a beautiful setting.

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Grand Canal barriers

Our Chair Kevin Byrne talked to RTÉ News about the barriers along the Grand Canal and the desire of local residents to see the return of this public amenity.

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Call Your Neighbour

As part of the SGCRA's efforts to build community in our neighbourhood we've launched a "Call Your Neighbour" scheme to facilitate a regular check-in or chat for any neighbours who'd like it.

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Taste of Dublin closure of Merrion Square

SGCRA are very unhappy about the 3 week closure of Merrion Square for Taste of Dublin - a 4 day commercial event that has no public access. If we want to make Dublin a living city DCC can't close off heavily used amenity space at the height of summer.

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Seagull Calendar

As June starts good it is to see the problem of flimsy bin bags on our streets being pecked open by seagulls get some media focus.

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Northern Lights

It was incredible to be able to make out the Northern Lights in the area despite the ambient light in the city from street lamps.

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