Monday, June 18, 2018

Fast News: Fingal

Here's a round-up of what's been happening in the Fingal area this week. If you have a story or event you would like covered,...

‘Don’t increase the LPT in Fingal’

Fianna Fail housing spokesperson Darragh O’Brien has warned against any increase in the Local Property Tax (LPT) in Fingal. The Malahide-based TD said a tax...
Dylan is living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – this is a progressive muscle-wasting disease which will eventually affect his whole body

Appeal to help darling Dylan fight rare disease

A Malahide family who relocated to the UK to get treatment for their son have appealed for help to give him the best chance...
Unsung Hero Barney Greene with Cllr Darragh Butler

Unsung Hero Barney honoured by Fingal County Council

The man behind the annual Tractor Run in aid of St Francis Hospice has been recognised with an Unsung Hero award by Fingal County...

Howls of disapproval as Paws cafe closed

More than 25,000 supporters of Paws cafe in Balbriggan have signed a petition claiming its sudden closure is a case of RUFF justice. The decision...

Housing estates set as 30km/h zones

A number of housing estates in Dublin 15 are now 30km/h zones after the local authority reviewed the speed limits in the area. Roads through...

Message in a balloon drifts over to Scotland

Two Balbriggan schoolgirls who sent a message in a balloon were bowled over when they got a reply ... all the way from Glasgow. Best...

‘Sex, drug den’ fury as derelict houses used for parties

Revellers using derelict houses in Rush for booze and drugs parties are “having sex in full view of children”, it’s been claimed. The site of...

Ripples of disappointment as three of Fingal’s bathing spots fail water quality tests

Five Dublin beaches – including three on the Fingal coast – have failed to meet minimum standards for water quality. Bathing water at Loughshinny, Portrane...

All-weather pitch gets the go-ahead

An all-weather pitch in River Valley got the go-ahead at a full meeting of Fingal County Council last week after a lengthy debate over...

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