Social Inclusion Festival 2019 – ‘Le Chéile’

Mayor Vicki Casserly officially launched South Dublin County Council’s 14th Social Inclusion Festival recently in Tallaght Stadium. The special guest was Bernard Dunne, World Champion Boxer, TV & Radio Broadcaster and Author. RAMS in rhythm choir provided the musical entertainment for the afternoon.  There were over 120 people in attendance. The aim of this festival is to highlight the positive work carried out by South Dublin County Council and other agencies to reduce social exclusion and poverty, and to promote an understanding of social inclusion and diversity in the County. There are 90 free events organised for the festival.

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Pictured: Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Cllr. Vicki Casserly with photographer Brian James Brophy (“I AM” photography project) and Bernard Dunne at the launch.

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

Sarah has worked in marketing and content creation for many years. In her role at Newsgroup, she is the online editor of with a particular interest in local news and events. Sarah also works closely with our editorial team on our printed editions in Tallaght, Lucan, Clondalkin and Rathcoole/Saggart. If you have a story and would like to make contact please email Sarah at


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