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What A Weekend!

Residents of the North County have just enjoyed one of the most successful and enjoyable weekends for many a long day, with good weather adding to the enjoyment of all. Festivals were held at Millfield Shopping Centre in Balbriggan as well as Swords Summer Festival and the annual ‘Malahide Has…

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Well Attended Fundraiser For Portmarnock Students

Students from Portmarnock Community School held their table quiz fundraiser, “Get us to Manila” in the Portmarnock Sports and Leisure Club. The team “Global Citizens Mapping the Future” won the Young Social Innovators of the year 2016 and have been selected to represent Ireland and compete in the Student Advancement…


social housing

Sinn Fein To Support Reduction In Property Tax

Sinn Fein Group leader on the County Council, Cllr Malachy Quinn has said that the Sinn Féin Group will be supporting a reduction in the Property Tax of 15 per cent in the 2017 budget. Quinn said, “The Sinn Féin group will be making a submission to the Council calling…


News

Fingal 10k

What A Weekend!

Residents of the North County have just enjoyed one of the most successful and enjoyable weekends for many a long day, with good weather adding to the enjoyment of all. Festivals were held at Millfield Shopping Centre in Balbriggan as well as Swords Summer Festival and the annual ‘Malahide Has…

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Local Politics

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daa Must Rethink Runway Appeal

Local , Fianna Fáil TD, Darragh O’Brien has raised his concerns regarding Dublin Airport Authority’s decision to seek an amendment to the conditions from An Bord Pleanála to secure unrestricted use of a second runway at the airport. A public meeting was held on Thursday last at the White House…

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Entertainment

A happy scene from a past Harbour Festival in Rush

Rush Habour Festival

Excitement is the order of the day in Rush, as the countdown is well and truly underway for the very popular Rush Harbour Festival, which takes place over the August Bank Holiday. Both young and old will be thrilled with the schedule of events during the four-day event, which takes…

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Human Interest

Ordination

St Finian’s Parish Ordains Its First Priest

Sunday, 10th July last was a red letter day in the history of St Finian’s Parish in River Valley, Swords. The occasion was the ordination to the priesthood of local man, Fr. Damian Polly, the first man to be ordained from the parish. It comes just a week after another…

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Schools

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Well Attended Fundraiser For Portmarnock Students

Students from Portmarnock Community School held their table quiz fundraiser, “Get us to Manila” in the Portmarnock Sports and Leisure Club. The team “Global Citizens Mapping the Future” won the Young Social Innovators of the year 2016 and have been selected to represent Ireland and compete in the Student Advancement…

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Sport

London 2012 Paralympic Games - Cycling Wednesday 5th September

Catherine Added To Irish Paralympic Team

Local para-triathlete, Catherine Walsh from Swords and her pilot, Fran Meehan, have been confirmed as part of the Irish Paralympic team heading to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this year. The duo will compete in the PT5 event in Para-triathlon, and will be Ireland’s first ever para-triathletes to attend…

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