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100 Up For Kate

Sprightly Kate Stillman celebrated her 100th birthday with a wonderful party at the Glenside Hotel recently. Kate, who lives in Balbriggan, was born in Kells, Co Meath and moved to Dublin as a teenager. Here she met her husband-to-be, Frederick Stillman and they were married for over 50 years, until…

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Find Out How Fit You Are

University College Dublin’s (UCD) Institute for Sport and Health is inviting members of the public to partake in Ireland’s first large scale research study into the role of genetics on fitness and health. Irish life-sciences company, Genomics Medicine Ireland Ltd (GMI) has partnered with UCD’s Institute for Sport and Health…


Fingallians GAA pic

Fingallians GAA Awarded For Their Promotion Of Irish

The inaugural Joe McDonagh Foundation awards ceremony was held in Croke Park last month. The foundation was set up by the family of the late ‘Liam McCarthy’ winning Galway hurler and previous president of the GAA, Joe McDonagh, in conjunction with Irish language group Glór na nGael and the GAA….


News

The wooded area at Abington, Malahide

Fury Over Alleged ‘Illegal’ Felling Of Trees In Malahide

The decision by the management company of a Malahide estate to remove a boundary woods, has caused anger within the community. Abington, one of the most exclusive estates in the North County, is a private estate with very expensive homes and a boundary woods all around the perimeter. This has…

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Local Politics

Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

FG Failing To Get To Grips With Hospital Overcrowding

Local Fianna Fáil TD Darragh O’Brien says last week’s record trolley figures are a damning indictment of Fine Gael’s failure to tackle the overcrowding crisis in the health service. He’s reiterated his call for additional capacity at the Emergency Department at Beaumont Hospital. New figures made available by the Irish…

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Business

New Chief People Officer For daa

daa has appointed Brian Drain as the company’s new Chief People Officer (CPO). Mr Drain, who is currently General Manager Operations at Dublin Airport, will take over from Anna Pringle, who indicated last year that she was leaving her position for family reasons. “I am delighted to welcome Brian as…

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Entertainment

Choir Singer

Busy Festive Season For Lambay Singers

The renowned Lambay Singers who are based in Swords will perform two memorable concerts over the festive season. First up will be their Christmas concert on Friday 15th December in St. Colmcille’s Church in Swords at 8:00pm. Tickets are priced at €10 or payment at the door. Then the group…

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Human Interest

100 Up For Kate

Sprightly Kate Stillman celebrated her 100th birthday with a wonderful party at the Glenside Hotel recently. Kate, who lives in Balbriggan, was born in Kells, Co Meath and moved to Dublin as a teenager. Here she met her husband-to-be, Frederick Stillman and they were married for over 50 years, until…

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Schools

Decision Imminent On New School Plan For St Molaga’s

Senator James Reilly has welcomed the confirmation from the principal of St Molaga’s School, that the Department of Education and Skills have been in contact with the school, to arrange a meeting in the Tullamore Office to discuss the needs and plans for a new school at St Molaga’s. “This…

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Sport

O’Dwyer’s GAA Club To Move To New Facility

The County Council has welcomed the decision by the members of O’Dwyer’s GAA Club in Balbriggan to accept a proposal that will see the club move to a new facility at Bremore Regional Park. Under the agreement the Council will enter into a long-term lease with O’Dwyer’s for a 10…

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