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Festival

Festival Fever Sweeps North County

A host of wonderful summer festivals will descend on the North County this weekend, with family fun filled events in Swords, Malahide and at Millfield Shopping Centre in Balbriggan. This year promises to see the biggest and best festival weekend in the North County ever. Over the past few years,…

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Tennis

Anyone For Tennis In Donabate?

Donabate Portrane Tennis Club will hold their Open Day on the grounds of Donabate Golf Club on Sunday, 24th July from 2pm to 5pm.The Open Day will be held on the brand new all weather floodlit tennis courts, set in the stunning grounds of Donabate Golf Club with full use…


Senator Dr. James Reilly

Reilly Calls For More Infrastructure For North County

Local senator Dr James Reilly has said that the new census figures showing Fingal to be the fastest growing county in Ireland demonstrate the need for more infrastructure, especially transport and education services. The figures released last week show that Fingal’s population has grown by 8 per cent in the…


News

Festival

Festival Fever Sweeps North County

A host of wonderful summer festivals will descend on the North County this weekend, with family fun filled events in Swords, Malahide and at Millfield Shopping Centre in Balbriggan. This year promises to see the biggest and best festival weekend in the North County ever. Over the past few years,…

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Local Politics

John Paul Browne

Browne Calls It A Day

Local Fine Gael councillor, JP Browne has confirmed that he has decided to relinquish his council seat, due to time pressure associated with his work commitments. Browne, who is a Barrister by trade spoke to the County Leader about his surprising decision to quit politics. He said that despite happy…

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Entertainment

A happy scene from a past Harbour Festival in Rush

Rush Habour Festival

Excitement is the order of the day in Rush, as the countdown is well and truly underway for the very popular Rush Harbour Festival, which takes place over the August Bank Holiday. Both young and old will be thrilled with the schedule of events during the four-day event, which takes…

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Human Interest

Anthony Kelly

Swords Businessman To Sleep Out For Homelessness

On Friday 21st October next, well-known Swords businessman, Anthony Kelly, proprietor of Cabs 2000 in Swords intends to do something meaningful to highlight the scourge of homelessness. He told the County Leader about his plan. “I will be leaving the comfort of my own home for one night to sleep…

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Schools

Lego Camps

Lego Camps For Local Kids

A Malahide couple are hoping to help build young minds with the LEGO® educational play business, Bricks 4 Kidz. Joanne and John Hartnett are bringing Bricks 4 Kidz to Fingal and Santry, after purchasing the franchise in late May this year. They plan to offer LEGO® camps during school holidays,…

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Sport

Tennis

Anyone For Tennis In Donabate?

Donabate Portrane Tennis Club will hold their Open Day on the grounds of Donabate Golf Club on Sunday, 24th July from 2pm to 5pm.The Open Day will be held on the brand new all weather floodlit tennis courts, set in the stunning grounds of Donabate Golf Club with full use…

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