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Santa turns on the Christmas lights in Swords

Christmas Has Arrived!

The switching on of the Christmas lights in Swords has traditionally signaled the start of the festive season in the North County. The county capital’s lights were switched on by Mayor Mary McCamley and Santa himself last week amid great colour and excitement. It seems to many that the Christmas…

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Rush NS defibrillator

New Defibrillator Fitted At Rush NS

A new life saving difibrillator has been fitted at Rush National School. It comes in the wake of events recently in Gaelscoil Ros Eo, where a 9 year-old old boy collapsed and went into sudden cardiac arrest. Thankfully he had people around him who knew and started CPR without any…


News

Santa turns on the Christmas lights in Swords

Christmas Has Arrived!

The switching on of the Christmas lights in Swords has traditionally signaled the start of the festive season in the North County. The county capital’s lights were switched on by Mayor Mary McCamley and Santa himself last week amid great colour and excitement. It seems to many that the Christmas…

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Local Politics

Alan Farrell TD

Disappointment As Farrell Overlooked Again

There was disappointment locally that Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell was, once again, overlooked for a full cabinet position in the recent mini reschuffle arising from the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald as Tánaiste. Many of his supporters have expressed their disappointment that the Malahide man was overlooked in favour of…

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Business

Young entrepreneur winners

Malahide Man Is Best Young Entrepreneur

The inventor of an innovative medical device called “Ostoform”, Malahide native Kevin Kelleher, was announced as “Fingal’s Best Young Entrepreneur” by Fingal Local Enterprise Office last week at a special ceremony in County Hall. Kevin is one of three category winners in the competition which carries a prize fund totalling…

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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

Balbriggan baby

Balbriggan Baby Among History Makers

The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, the oldest continuously operating maternity hospital in the world has become the first Dublin maternity hospital to introduce a full electronic health record (EHR) for all newborn babies and women receiving maternity services at the hospital. Among the first newborns at the Rotunda Hospital to have…

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Schools

Rush NS defibrillator

New Defibrillator Fitted At Rush NS

A new life saving difibrillator has been fitted at Rush National School. It comes in the wake of events recently in Gaelscoil Ros Eo, where a 9 year-old old boy collapsed and went into sudden cardiac arrest. Thankfully he had people around him who knew and started CPR without any…

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Sport

Park Run

Inaugural Holywell Junior Parkrun

The first Holywell junior parkrun took place on Sunday last 3rd December and was a great success, with many local youngsters taking part. It will take place every Sunday at 9:30am. Whilst the 5k parkruns take place on Saturday mornings at 9.30am, there are also 2k junior parkruns that take…

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