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CHAMPIONS!!

There was great excitement on Monday, with the announcement that Skerries was named as the overall winner of the National Tidy Towns competition. In the process, they increased their points tally from 321 to 327, a whopping jump of 6 points from last year. In doing so, they also won…

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HSE

O’Reilly Calls For All-Island Healthcare Initiative

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Health and local TD, Louise O’Reilly has expressed concern for the future of all-island healthcare initiative. O’Reilly said: “Sinn Féin believes healthcare must be developed on an all-Ireland basis. Ideally, we should be moving from increased co-operation to ultimately full integration of services on the island,…


Lusk Heritage Group Website

Lusk Goes Worldwide

It’s a little over a year since ‘The Lusk Heritage Group’ set up their website luskheritage.com. Pat Kelly of Lusk Heritage Group was delighted with the progress of the website and its appeal to Lusk people from all corners of the globe. She told the County Leader, “With hits from…


News

skerries-tidy-towns

CHAMPIONS!!

There was great excitement on Monday, with the announcement that Skerries was named as the overall winner of the National Tidy Towns competition. In the process, they increased their points tally from 321 to 327, a whopping jump of 6 points from last year. In doing so, they also won…

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Local Politics

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Newman Happy With Road Repairs

Local councillor, Joe Newman (NP) is delighted that work has commenced at last on the improvement of the roads in River Valley estate in Swords, which were left in a poor state of repair after previous works by utility companies. He told the County Leader, “In the past few years…

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Entertainment

1916 Memorabilia

Fingal Old IRA Rounds Off Remarkable Year

The final two events in the Fingal Old IRA Commemorative Society calendar of events to commemorate the local men and women of 1916 took place over the weekend. On Saturday, 24th September, County Mayor, Cllr Darragh Butler officially opened a landmark Memorial in Lusk to commemorate the men and women…

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Human Interest

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New Book On Fingal Brigade Launched In Swords

A new booklet entitled ‘A Life Less Ordinary’ written by well-known historian, Una Eager O’Brien was launched at County Hall, Swords on Wednesday last. The book, which tells the story of some of the members of the Fingal Brigade in 1916 was launched by County Mayor, Cllr Darragh Butler in…

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Schools

BT YOUNG SCIENTIST

Balbriggan Students Claim Third Place In EU Contest

The winners of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) 2016, Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura from Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan have claimed third place in Brussels last week, where they competed in the 28th European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS). The fifth year students, who brought…

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Sport

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O’Dwyers Launch Major Development Plan

O’Dwyers GAA Club from Balbriggan launched their new Development Plan at a ceremony at the Bracken Court Hotel on Thursday last, which was launched by County Mayor, Cllr Darragh Butler. In early 2016, a decision was taken by the club to develop a five year strategic development plan. The purpose…

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