2023 Annual General Meeting

Thursday 27th April at 8pm in St. Kevin’s Junior National School

No AGM has been held since 2019. Residents are asked to make every effort to attend this year. The meeting will begin at 8pm and will close by 9.45pm.

DERA Summer Festival 2023

Advance summary of events, subject to confirmation.

June 15th, 16th, 17thDERA Annual Fundraising Bucket Collection in Donaghmede Shopping Centre.

Thursday 20th July at 5pmGarda Band Annual Concert in Donaghmede Shopping Centre.

Sunday 23rd JulyFestival Family Fun Day, Donaghmede DCC Park (subject to permit).

Wednesday 26th JulySenior Citizens’ Day Out, application forms have been distributed.

Tuesday 31st OctoberHallowe’en Fireworks Display, to be confirmed.

Volunteers are needed for all events – please contact a committee member for more information.

Train of Events – 75 Years of the Enterprise Express Train


Bernard C. Byrne will give a talk in Donaghmede DC Public Library in Donaghmede Shopping Centre on Thursday 23rd February 2023 from 6.30pm to 8.00pm.

The Enterprise Express Train celebrated 75 years of service in 2022, operating between Belfast and Dublin from 1947, with a through service to Cork in 1950.

This is the Enterprise story from Bernard C. Byrne based on personal operating experience as a locomotive driver with Irish Rail at Connolly Station for over 21 years.

Please see the attached flyer for further details.

Train of Events – 75 Years of the Enterprise Express Train