The last time I saw the Harold’s Cross Community Festival was on Sunday 2nd of May 2010 (see article and photo’s under Harold’s Cross). This year’s event was even an improvement on what was a fantastic event then, and to see such a huge gathering of adults, children and families from so many diverse cultures gave us an insight into the beauty of “Community Involvement” which enriches all of us.
Ballyfermot has been transformed from the days of the slanging “Bally Far Away” days to what it is now: a hugely organised and integrated community with services that are the envy of other “older” communities like Drimnagh and Crumlin.
A huge congratulations to the 2.1 students who came 3rd in the One Good Idea final in Dublin Castle on Thursday 3 May 2012.
Some of the nicer things about being a politician are on the occasions that your asked to “officially” open some event or other.
It amazes me that this historic building, so meticulously restored and maintained, along with its beautiful Gardens and Moat, is still relatively unknown to many Dubliners.