The Mounttown Community Facility is now in its eight year of operation. The number of people and groups using our facility in 2017 was 95,000 and this year, 2018, promises to be a very exciting one with many new activities hosted at the facility such as Chess Club, Bonzai Club etc. This increase in activity presents challenges to the team in ensuring that the facility is maintained and operates to the highest standards of cleanliness comfort and safety.
Our team objective is to promote and operate the community facility for the community of Mounttown, Sallynoggin, Glenageary, Dún Laoghaire and Monkstown area with a view to promoting the economic, social and cultural welfare of that area. To provide affordable accommodation for public and private meetings, exhibitions, sporting events, lectures, dances, clubs, counseling, training, recreational activities for the local community and disadvantaged and special needs groups.
Activities include Boxing, Homework Clubs, Bridge; Irish, Hip Hop, Self Defence,Music lessons, Computer Training, Youth Activities, Age Action First Aid, Garda Clinic, Yoga, Young Mothers - Infant Matters, After School groups, Play & Music for toddlers, Fitness for Parents, young Travellers mothers group, Junior & Leaving Cert. grinds, Chess, Bonzai Trees, creative writing etc.
We have a small coffee dock where you can enjoy, Tea, coffee and snacks.
Please call our reception on 01- 6636131 or email our administrator lorrainedoyle@mounttowncommunity - or better still call in and see us.
Funding was provided by the following agencies to enable the building of the facility:-
Department of Environment, Heritage & Local Government,
Department of Justice & Law Reform,
Department of Tourism, Culture & Sport,
Department of Heath & Children.
Young person's Facilities & Services Fund
National Lottery - Dormant Accounts.
Dun-Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.
Support : - The Department of Social Protection provide the facility with a support team of caretakers, catering assistants and receptionists through their Community Employment Schemes.
The Facility is open from 09:00 - 21:00 Monday - Thursday and 09:00 -19:00 Friday - Saturday from 0900 - 1300 and Sunday 09.00 - 13.00 .
Please feel free to drop into our coffee dock for a chat and a cup of tea or coffee.