Friday, August 17, 2018

Bus Connects plan ‘needs more meat on the bones’

A Fingal councillor has called for “more meat on more bones” in relation to the Bus Connects plan to ensure commuters are fully informed...
Swords Islamic Centre

Permission granted for Swords Islamic centre

Planning permission for an Islamic prayer and cultural centre in Rathbeale, Swords has been granted by Fingal County Council. Members of the 300-strong Muslim community...
Meaghan Miller

Shock as Malahide woman (21) killed in Canada car crash

Friends of a UCD student killed in a car crash in Canada say they are “still in shock” over her death. Meaghan Miller from Malahide...
Promoting positive mental health: Artists from Skerries Community College with an artworks and teacher, Claire Loughran; the Deputy Mayor of Fingal, Grainne Maguire; and Skerries Youth Support Services chairperson, JP Browne

Skerries teens using art to spread positive mental health message

Young people in Skerries are sharing a powerful message through art with two inspirational murals launched to promote positive mental health. Skerries Youth Support Services...
Figures show the councils’ spend on homes across the city was revealed by Darragh O’Brien’s FOI request, with the Government’s response to tackling the housing crisis drawing criticism

Figures show Fingal County Council spent over €120 million on private homes

Councils spent almost €1 billion of taxpayers’ money to take private sector homes off the market since 2011 – with Fingal County Council forking...
Locals enjoying last year's Swords Summer Festival (Pic: Alison O'Hanlon)

Swords Summer Festival relocates to castle grounds

Swords Summer Festival will take place exclusively in the grounds of the castle and the town park this year due to road works on...
Fingal County Council say the loss of the Portmarnock beach shelters is only temporary

Landmark Portmarnock beach shelters torn down

A landmark structure in Portmarnock was torn down last week – but Fingal County Council assures that its loss is only temporary. The Victorian-era beach...
Billy Reilly, one of two brave Fingal men who shared their story on RTE

Brave Fingal men share their battles with illness on RTE show

Two brave Fingal men won the support of the nation earlier this week as they laid bare their battles with illness. Brian Byrne from Swords,...
Parents have been advised to be vigilant following an attempt to lure children into a car in Applewood

Gardai investigating after men attempt to lure children into car

Gardai in Swords are investigating after two men approached a group of four children and tried to lure them into a car on Tuesday. The...
Keogh's Crisps

Keogh’s Crisps warn of shortage if rain doesn’t arrive soon

A crisp crisis is looming if the drought weather conditions continue, according to Fingal potato farmer Tom Keogh.  The spokesman for family business Keogh’s Crisps...

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