The Knocklyon Network is a local community group with not-for-profit status that was formed for the people and by the people of Knocklyon. The group meets every Tuesday in the Iona Centre, Knocklyon, Dublin 16.
The Knocklyon Network aims to provide a safe and informative environment for local people to network, share skills and experiences. We aspire to build a sustainable network that can continue to grow and develop for the benefit of everyone.
The Knocklyon Network wants and encourages people to come share their ideas and knowledge so that, together, we can create a more inclusive, vibrant community.
Through fun and adventure based programmes, scouting offers the opportunity for young people to develop as better citizens with the aim of creating a better world. Knocklyon Scout Group is one of the largest in Ireland, offering programmes to over 300 young people in the community.
For details on joining, enquire to Olga Curran phone: 01 4941281
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.
A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes.
Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
Find out more about AA meetings in Ireland, our publications and literature and upcoming AA events. http://www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie/
An Garda Síochána is the national police service of Ireland. The Mission of An Garda Síochána is Working with Communities to Protect and Serve.
Following the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922, the Dublin Metropolitan Police merged with the recently established An Garda Síochána in 1925.
Today, An Garda Síochána is a community based organisation with over 14,500 Garda and Civilian employees, who serve all sections of the community.
Ballyboden St. Enda’s (CLG Baile Buadáin Naomh Éanna in Irish). The Club serves the Knocklyon, Ballycullen, Rathfarnham, Ballyboden, Ballyroan, Firhouse areas.
Their homeground is Pairc Uí Mhurchú, located on the Firhouse Road. Pairc Uí Mhurchú is named after founding member and first chairman of Ballyboden St. Enda’s, Ned Murphy (Eamonn Ó Murchú) (1908–1981). They offer hurling, camogie,gaelic football, handball, and rounders.
They were founded in 1969 after the merger of 2 clubs in the Rathfarnmah area – the Ballyboden Wanderers (founded 1910) and Rathfarnham St. Endas (founded 1966).
The new Ballyroan Library opened its doors on Monday 18th February, 2013. Please do visit our state-of-the-art new library, which includes a lecture hall, an exhibition space, a digital training suite as well as a dedicated research room.
Facilities include our easy-to-use self-service units which should reduce queuing time. The new library offers extensive seating and a large study area with many public access pcs, as well as printing and photocopying facilities. Free wi-fi will be available throughout the building.
The children’s library now has a dedicated storytelling pod, child-friendly shelving and seating and a wide range of books and DVDs for little ones.
Whether you want to find the latest bestseller, surf the net or just read the newspaper, we are confident that the new library will meet your expectations. To avail of these facilities, simply bring your library card. If you don’t have a library card, just register online at http://www.southdublinlibraries.ie. If you’ve lost your card, bring along proof of address and we will be happy to issue you with a replacement.
Chairperson : Shane Brennan
Vice Chairman : John Breen
Treasurer : Niall Garvey
We are based in Cherryfield ( Dodder Valley) Park, on the Firhouse Road, and have a sprint track and long jump pit in St Colmcille’s Community School. The club has approximately 200 members, including juvenile, junior, senior and adult athletes.Our coaches have taken coaching courses from the Athletic Association of Ireland. We train athletes in :
- Cross country
- Sprinting and hurdles
- Middle distance
- Long distance and road running
- High jump and long jump
- Shop putt, discus and javelin
The club enters teams in athletics competitions through the year – track and field in summer, cross country in winter. We encourage all athletes to take part in competition, whatever their ability. We have a waiting list for membership in some age groups and priority will be given to those athletes who take part in competitions.
The adult section of Bros Pearse AC includes the Knocklyon Runners group.
The adult group is focused (for the moment at least!) on distance running. As such, training sessions are a mix of hill runs, intervals, tempos, and easy runs. The adult group includes runners of all standards, and also represents the club in competitions through the year, as well as turning out large groups for road races. Every spring the adult group organises a Couch to Knocklyon Runner training group, a 10-week training programme for starting runners that ends with everyone running 5k.
Our coaches are all volunteers, Garda-vetted, and have attended Child Protection courses. We adhere to the Code of Ethics as set out by the Athletic Association of Ireland. We are affiliated to The Athletic Association of Ireland, with whom all our athletes and coaches are registered and insured.
Cheeverstown House, based in Dublin, is a voluntary organisation, accredited by the Council on Quality & Leadership providing a wide range of residential, respite and day services to almost 400 children and adults with an intellectual disability and to their families in Cheeverstown Centre and throughout various community locations. This includes residential places in Cheeverstown Centre; with the remaining places in houses throughout the locality.
Cheeverstown House provides a further 17 respite places as well as flexible in home support; a range of early childhood, education and day care services for children; vocational training and employment programmes for adults. Services are provided to a large extent in the Dublin South West region of the Health Services Executive; mostly in South Dublin Council Area including Tallaght.
We are a gathering of Gods’ people at Knocklyon in Dublin, determined to worship and serve God in the manner His Son and Apostles laid down for us in the New Testament.
We have no doctrine of our own, save the Lord’s written revelation contained in the New Testament.
Sunday Worship 10am to 11:30am; Bible Class 11:35 – 12:00
Wednesday Bible Class 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm