Saturday, September 21, 2019

Fury over plans to move halting site to Fingal/Meath border

Opposition is mounting over plans to move 50 Travellers into a halting site in a rural location near a village on the Fingal/Meath border. Residents...

Did you Rush to guess beach in ITV show?

A four-part drama series shown on ITV and TV3 last week showcased one of north Dublin’s best-loved beaches. Murder mystery, Innocent (starring Lee Ingleby...

Cruel vandals branded as ‘sewer rats’ for smashing headstones

Families have been left devastated after mindless thugs smashed up their loved ones’ headstones by driving a car through a Skerries graveyard. The joyriding vandals...

Row as Mayor shuts down 8th discussion

There were heated exchanges at a meeting of Fingal County Council last week after Mayor Mary McCamley ruled a discussion on the referendum out...

Demand for action as staff shortages at St Joseph’s ‘critical’

The families of those attending St Joseph’s Intellectual Disability Services in Portrane have called for “critical staff shortages” to be addressed. The St Joseph’s Association,...

Council hatches a plan to count seagulls in the area

A survey is to be carried out to establish the number of seagulls nesting on houses and business premises in Howth, Skerries and Balbriggan. Fingal...

Mosque complex gets the go-ahead

Planning permission has been granted for a four-storey mosque in Blanchardstown in spite of local opposition. On Monday, An Bord Pleanala gave the go-ahead for...

Locals reel over young Kacper’s death

The school of the young boy killed in a plane crash in Offaly on Sunday has paid tribute to a “happy, smiling young boy”. Seven-year-old...
Gardai investigating after 10-year-old girl approached by a man and asked to get in his car

Fears Rush station to stay shut ‘another six years’

There is no timeframe in place for the reopening of Rush Garda Station amid fears it could take “another six years”. Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan...

Keith’s the only person to translate emojis?

Swords man Keith Broni is making history as the first person ever given the task of interpreting and translating emojis for a living. As the...