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Holy Family school

School Capacity Crisis In Swords

A total of about 25 children will be unable to attend their local school, Holy Family Junior National School, River Valley, Swords, come September. They are being turned away by an over-capacity problem at the school. The only option families have is to have their children schooled at St Colmcille’s…

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Council Host Family Day In Swords Castle

The County Council hosted a day of free family fun and creativity at their Cruinniú na Cásca event in Swords Castle on Easter Monday last. The event, which included an Easter Market, live music and kids activities, was attended by over 4,200 people. The recently refurbished surroundings of the historic…


An Garda Síochána

Joint Policing Committee Meeting In Balbriggan

Each year the Fingal Joint Policing Committee (JPC) host a series of public meetings across the county. These meetings offer an opportunity for members of the public to meet with Senior Gardai and Local Authority officials to discuss matters of local relevance which fall under the remit of the JPC….


News

Holy Family school

School Capacity Crisis In Swords

A total of about 25 children will be unable to attend their local school, Holy Family Junior National School, River Valley, Swords, come September. They are being turned away by an over-capacity problem at the school. The only option families have is to have their children schooled at St Colmcille’s…

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Local Politics

Europe

May Plays The Card

Ms May has called the election. The card some of us suggested was, what Cameron should have done rather than resign. The election perhaps gives whoever is elected a strong hand to deal with the multiple problems Brexit is throwing up. If she’s wise, she will look for a lot…

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Business

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Local Businesses To Benefit From Cash Injection

A €169,000 cash injection has been awarded by the Local Enterprise Office Fingal through a number of pioneering grant schemes aimed at supporting small businesses. Seventeen local small businesses and start-ups approved for financial supports this quarter by the Fingal Local Enterprise Office are poised to create permanent new jobs….

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Entertainment

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Council Host Family Day In Swords Castle

The County Council hosted a day of free family fun and creativity at their Cruinniú na Cásca event in Swords Castle on Easter Monday last. The event, which included an Easter Market, live music and kids activities, was attended by over 4,200 people. The recently refurbished surroundings of the historic…

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Human Interest

stand up paddle boarders

Massive Undertaking By Skerries Men

A group of Skerries business owners are planning a trip across the Irish Sea, but not in the conventional way. They intend to make the crossing standing up on paddle boards, in an effort to raise funds for the local RNLI in Skerries. The group, consisting of four men, Killian…

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Schools

Lusk Community College

Phase Two To Begin At Lusk Community College

Local TD, Alan Farrell (FG), has said that works on Lusk Community College are on-track to finally start this summer. Farrell told the County Leader, “Many parents, teachers, and members of the local community in Lusk have understandably been frustrated over the delays which have hindered the completion of the…

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Sport

pitch and Putt

Ballyboughal Pitch And Putt

Sunday game winner was Nick Savage with a net 51, with the runner-up, Breda Finnegan with a net 52 from Trish Cox. The Wednesday scramble at 3pm is great for beginners and improving your game and is also a good way for interested persons to come along and have an…

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