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Disappointment At Local Beaches

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report on bathing water in Ireland and has highlighted the poor quality of the bathing water at six beaches nationwide, three in Dublin and three in Galway. The extremely disappointing news is that two of the three Dublin beaches are located here in…

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Bank of Ireland

Entrepreneurship Programme In St Cronan’s SNS

Bank Of Ireland ‘BizWorld Programme’ took place this week in St Cronans for fifth and sixth class students. Which aimed at teaching future generations valuable life skills, skills of running a business and also working as part of a team. On the first day of this two day event the…


Tesco

Tesco Opens In Airside, Swords

Tesco Ireland opened its 149th Tesco store at the Airside Retail Park in Swords on Monday last, with the creation of 85 new jobs. The store will also support the Swords community specifically through their Tesco Community Fund initiative. Pictured at the opening of the new store are, Tesco Ireland…


News

kids on beach

Disappointment At Local Beaches

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report on bathing water in Ireland and has highlighted the poor quality of the bathing water at six beaches nationwide, three in Dublin and three in Galway. The extremely disappointing news is that two of the three Dublin beaches are located here in…

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Local Politics

Joe Newman

Newman Calls For Removal Of ‘Unauthorised’ Wall

Local councillor, Joe Newman (NP) has put a motion to a recent meeting of Balbriggan/Swords Area Committee meeting, trying to get the entrance to the river walk at Bridge Street, Swords opened. He claims that the removal of the wall, which, in his opinion is illegal, and adjacent to a…

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Business

Kevin Toland

daa Chief Executive Moves On

Dublin Airport Authority (daa) has announced that its Chief Executive, Kevin Toland is to step down later this year, to become Chief Executive of the publicly quoted food group, Aryzta AG. Toland, who became daa Chief Executive in January 2013, will join Aryzta following a six-month notice period, or earlier…

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Entertainment

Emmaus Fun Day 6

Emmaus Family Fun Day

The weather and the atmosphere was bright and sunny last weekend for the Emmaus family fun day. The free event held on the grounds of the Emmaus centre in Swords was well attended and excellently organised. There was plenty for the children and the adults to take part in on…

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Human Interest

Tech Day

Tech Week At Balbriggan Youth Service

Foróige, Balbriggan Youth service and Youthbank Balbriggan, in conjunction with ICS Skills, hosted a career talk as part of the Tech week celebration recently. Many young people from all over Balbriggan primary and secondary schools participated and enjoyed the various activities, which included robotics, raspberry pie for programming, computer games,…

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Schools

EU School Ambassador Award

Brian Hayes MEP is pictured with students from St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush, who were presented with an EU School Ambassador Award, along with their teacher, Ms. Anita Irwin. The European Parliament Ambassador School Programme was launched as a pilot in 2015. This year, 24 schools took part in the…

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Sport

Sports Day At Loreto College, Swords

As the school year comes to an end, Loreto Girls Secondary School Swords, celebrated with various events and one of them was the fantastic sports day. The sun shone brightly for the girls and teachers and all who helped to organise this exciting event. There was lots of entertainment and…

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Sports Day At Loreto College, Swords

As the school year comes to an end, Loreto Girls Secondary School Swords, celebrated with various events and one of them was the fantastic sports day. The sun shone brightly for the girls and teachers and all who helped to organise this exciting event. There was lots of entertainment and…

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