Another Playground Due For Swords


It looks like Swords will be getting another playground at some stage this year. Local councillor, Darragh Butler (FF), recently asked the County Council to confirm what works are planned for the Rathingle Playground, in the Road and Special Works Programme for 2015.
This follows on from the successful implementation of two playgrounds in Swords; one in Thornleigh and another in Brackenstown. Both have proved to be extremely popular since their opening last year.
However, according to the local authority, while provision has been made to install playground equipment for younger children in the Special Works Programme for 2015, a framework for the procurement of playgrounds and playground equipment is currently under development.
“Once complete, the Rathingle playground will be put out on a mini-tender. This is estimated to be towards the end of the summer 2015,” said the County Council. While the build of the playground could be some time away, it is at least positive that some initial planning has been started.