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Minister for Health, Simon Harris

Local Teen Left In Limbo

North County Leader has learned of a local teenager who is awaiting surgery for scoliosis. Swords resident, Tara Allen’s fourteen year old daughter who is suffering with scoliosis is badly in need of major corrective surgery, but has been on a waiting list for the past two years. Tara told…

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ALONE Launch

Alone And HSE Combine For Seniors

A new support coordination service for older people was launched in Swords recently. ALONE the charity that supports older people to age at home, has partnered with the HSE to expand its supports services to all older people living in our communities. The aim of the service is to respond…


Back Road, Malahide

New Bridge For Malahide Pedestrians

Councillor Anthony Levin has welcomed news that construction work for a new foot bridge is well underway on the Back Road, Malahide adjacent the entrance and exit to the Coach Car park in Malahide Demesne. Cllr Levin told the County Leader, “ I have been lobbying for this bridge to…


News

Minister for Health, Simon Harris

Local Teen Left In Limbo

North County Leader has learned of a local teenager who is awaiting surgery for scoliosis. Swords resident, Tara Allen’s fourteen year old daughter who is suffering with scoliosis is badly in need of major corrective surgery, but has been on a waiting list for the past two years. Tara told…

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Local Politics

childcare

Welcome News For Balbriggan Childcare Providers

Local Cllr. Tony Murphy (NP) has welcomed news of funding for childcare providers from a new national €4m fund. Cllr Murphy told the County Leader, “Balbriggan Local Electoral area childcare providers can apply for support from this fund. Local crèches, community services and other childcare providers can apply for money…

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Business

Swords Plaza

Multinational Company Buys Swords Plaza

Grand Coast Capital has purchased Swords Plaza. The 101’285 sq. ft. complex compiled of Retail and Office units is located on Main Street, Swords. Jeff Carter CEO & founder of The Grand Coast Capital Group said, “The aquisition of Swords Plaza provides Grand Coast Capital a strategic investment opportunity in…

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Entertainment

Donabate Community College

Donabate spring Fair 2017

Donabate will play host to their annual Spring Fair on April 2nd from 2-5pm at Donabate Community College, Portrane Road. This is a community event and all are welcome to the school to enjoy some of the many activities which will include: Arts and Crafts, Photo Booth, Nail Art, Hair…

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Human Interest

Rush Daffodil Day

A Very Special Weekend For Rush

Daffodil day is always a key fund-raising event for the Irish Cancer Society. However this year it is especially important for Rush residents. One year ago, on the day before Daffodil day, Rush lost its brightest flower to cancer and this year the efforts to raise money for cancer research…

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Schools

Sylvesters fundraiser

Malahide Students Go All Out For Habitat Project

Four courageous students from Malahide Community College have decided to give their time to a project by Habitat For Humanity (HFH). Luke Muldoon, Alex Doyle, Mark Reid and Jack Byrne will travel to Romania in April, along with other secondary school students from around Ireland to help local families and…

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Sport

St. Maur's Ladies

St Maur’s Brilliant Ladies Recognised

St Maur’s GAA Club from Rush were honoured with a presentation held in the Council Chamber, Swords to mark their success in winning the 2016 All-Ireland Ladies Junior Football Championship. This is the first All-Ireland title won by the club in its 88 year history and by all accounts it…

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