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Pictured outside her rural home is Cllr Anne Devitt

Rural Residents’ Entitlement To Go

Local councillor, Anne Devitt (NP) has expressed her concerns that people living in and around the Lissenhall area of Swords, presently zoned as rural, will find themselves living in an area which will be rezoned as “Metro Economic Corridor” (MEC), next March. This re-zoning is part of the Fingal Development…

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Council Urged To Apply For Free Wi-Fi

Local councillor Tom O’Leary (FG) is asking the Councy Council to avail of a new free EU WIFI initiative, known as WIFIEU to provide free access to wifi in villages, parks, public building and towns in the county. This comes from a €120m fund to be rolled out this summer….


Water Treatment Plant

Public Information Forum In Rush

A public information forum has been arranged to take place at Rush Community Centre on Thursday, 19th January between 6pm and 8pm regarding the Rush Waste Water Collection Project. Jons Civil Engineering Ltd. have been appointed by Irish Water to construct the Rush Waste Water Collection Network. This scheme, upon…


News

Pictured outside her rural home is Cllr Anne Devitt

Rural Residents’ Entitlement To Go

Local councillor, Anne Devitt (NP) has expressed her concerns that people living in and around the Lissenhall area of Swords, presently zoned as rural, will find themselves living in an area which will be rezoned as “Metro Economic Corridor” (MEC), next March. This re-zoning is part of the Fingal Development…

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Local Politics

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Smith Happy With New Dog Fouling Initiative

A new motion activated speaker has been located at the entrance to the Ward River Valley Park in Swords to alert dog walkers to pick up dog litter when they’re using the park. A voice message alerts people, as they pass by the speaker. This initiative is the brainchild of…

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Business

Terminal 1, Dublin Airport.

Dublin Airport Sets New Record

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 11 per cent to a record 27.9 million last year – more than four times the population of the island of Ireland. Last year’s traffic performance exceeded the previous record, which was set in 2015, by more than 2.8 million passengers. The airport…

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Entertainment

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Upcoming Balbriggan Horticultural Society Events

Balbriggan and District Horticultural Society have an interesting programme of events for this Spring. Events begin on Thursday, 19th January with a talk on Vegetable growing by John Warren (Vegetable Exhibitor of the Year). Then on 2nd February, the group will hold their AGM and everyone is welcome. New members…

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Human Interest

Sean Cuttle

River Valley Scout Receives National Award

A River Valley Venture Scout, Sean Cuttle was presented with a National “Better Together” award in Dublin recently. ‘Better Together’ is an annual campaign that aims to build support for community and voluntary organisations, clubs and associations across Ireland by encouraging the public to support good causes and make a…

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Schools

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Malahide School Celebrates Link To Historic Battle

On Tuesday 10th January, a film depicting the exploits of the brave Irish soldiers who fought at the Battle of Jadotville in the Congo, was shown to 270 students at Malahide Community School. The school has strong connections with some of the soldiers who took part in the battle, which…

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Sport

Operation Transformation

GALLERY: Operation Transformation – River Valley

Enthusiastic walkers and runners came out in large numbers at Ward River Valley Park, to take part in a 3 km walk and 5 km run organised by Fingal County Council Sport Office in partnership with Parkrun on Saturday 7th January 2017. This was one of two walk/runs organised by…

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Galleries

Operation Transformation

GALLERY: Operation Transformation – River Valley

Enthusiastic walkers and runners came out in large numbers at Ward River Valley Park, to take part in a 3 km walk and 5 km run organised by Fingal County Council Sport Office in partnership with Parkrun on Saturday 7th January 2017. This was one of two walk/runs organised by…

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