INR - INCHICORE NEWS ROUND - Inchicore's and Kilmainham's very own news service.

W/c 14 October, 2019

The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland is operating the Haunted Express Ghost Train on 26 and 28 October. Tickets cost €14 for adults and tickets for children under 16 cost €8, excluding booking fee and can be booked through Eventbrite. For more information visit 

Inchicore based arts organisation Common Ground moved into their new lodgings at the Goldenbridge Cemetery Gate Lodge in late September. In partnership with Glasnevin Trust, the refurbished gate lodge offers Common Ground offices, artist space and lodgings to facilitate artist in residence opportunities. 

Kilmainham Inchicore Musical Society will be presenting the musical THE WEDDING SINGER – the 80s classic made famous by Adam Sandler in the movie of the same name. The show takes place in the Inchicore College of Further Education on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 29/30 October and 1/2 November. There won’t be a show on Halloween night. Tickets cost €17 with concessions on Tuesday and Wednesday night at €12, and are available at 087 6078012 or online at

The Inchicore Environmental Group came joint first with Tidy Drimnagh in the community cleanup category at the recent Dublin City Neighbourhood Awards. 

Planning permission has been submitted for the development of 52 homes for older people on the "1b site" between Richmond Barracks and Thornton Heights. The development aims to provide "life time housing" support and promotion of independence to its tenants. 

The proposed NTA Bus Connects Route 7: Liffey Valley to City Centre Community Forum took place in the Hilton Hotel, Kilmainham in early October, where it was announced that the trees at Grattan Crescent are not to be removed following initial submissions from the community. Another round of public consultation will take place later this year. It is anticipated that the formal planning application to An Bord Pleanála will be made during the middle of 2020.

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