Smart village training courses for rural Dublin, Community garden launch at TU Dublin Blanchardstown, Information day for over 55’s in Hartstown Community Centre, ‘Empowering You Empowering Community’ Ongar Community Centre 8 week programme/Aladdin Easter panto and Repair & maintenance QQ level 4 course Mountview Community Centre

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Fingal LEADER Partnership are excited to share that we will be delivering Smart Village Training for Rural Dublin, in partnership with KPMG Future Analytics.

This is an exciting opportunity for community groups to become involved and to learn what Smart Villages can do for their area and organisation.

The aim is to produce a Smart village Action Plan for the follow areas:

  1. The Fingal Villages (Open to any rural groups or individuals based in or around Ballyboughal, Naul, Oldtown and Garristown.).
  2. Lusk (Open to any rural groups or individuals based in or around Lusk)
  3. Balbriggan (Open to any rural groups or individuals based in or around Balbriggan)
  4. Lucan (Open to any rural groups or individuals based in or around Lucan North & Castleknock-Knockmaroon)
  5. Glencullen (Open to any rural DLR groups/individuals)
  6. Rathcoole (Open to any rural South Dublin groups/individuals)

We are hoping that representatives from community groups and interested citizens in these areas will be get involved.

The course Launches with in-person events as follows:

Fingal Groups: Thursday the 13th of April at the Bracken Course hotel  (18:30 – 20:30)

              Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Groups: Monday the 17th of April at Glencullen Community Hall (18:30 – 20.30)

              South Dublin Groups: Thursday the 13th of April at Rathcoole Community Centre (18:30 – 20:30)

Training will run online each Thursday (18:30 – 20:30) until June.

*** To register interest / sign up please follow the link here***

Community garden launch at TU Dublin Blanchardstown

There is a new Community garden jointly supported by FCC, Global Action Plan and TU Blanchardstown launching soon on the Blanchardstown campus of TU Dublin. Lee Geoghegan has been appointed the garden manager and would be happy to be contacted if would like to find out more about the garden or what is available. is the contact address for Lee.

Information day for over 55’s in Harstown Community Centre

All information for the day on the on the 11th of May can be found in the poster below. Contact Emina Stanar at or 01 8204877 for further information.

‘Empowering You, Empowering Community’ Ongar Community Centre 8 week programme/Aladdin Easter panto show.

Ongar Community Centre is running an 8 week programme on topics mentioned in poster from the 18th of April from 7.00 to 9.00pm, register at Ongar Community Centre email: or contact 01 826 0366 for further details . Also the Centre is running a production of Aladdin for their Easter Panto on the 12th of April starting at 3pm.Tickets are priced at €5 and can be purchased at the reception desk.

Repair and maintenance QQ level 4 course Mountview Community Centre

Mountview Community Centre are running a QQ level 4 course in repair and maintenance. Price and dates are listed below with places are limited. If interested contact Mountview Community Centre at 018218665 for more details.

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