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Overhaul For Skerries Chamber Of Commerce

Last Friday May 14th, Skerries Chamber of Commerce changed its name to the New Skerries and District Chamber of Commerce, which now encompasses all businesses within the greater Skerries district and surrounding areas.Speaking at the announcement, the President of the Chamber, Fran Tobin said, “The launch of the new Chamber…

Exciting New Initiative For Balbriggan

Balbriggan Town Council, Fingal County Council, Balbriggan Chamber and the Heritage Council have joined forces to develop an exciting new initiative for Balbriggan. With grant assistance from the Heritage Council and matching funds from Fingal County Council, a Public Realm Plan will be prepared for Balbriggan. This stakeholders’ forum, which…

Tanaiste Opens Conference

A conference entitled, ‘Fingal: Delivering Success for the Dublin Region’ took place last Wednesday in the Carlton Hotel, Dublin Airport. Over 200 delegates from across the North County and surrounding regions attended the conference.  The event was organised by Keith Simpson and Associates, KSA, the Balbriggan based multi-disciplinary planning, architecture,…

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Chamber Networking Event A Great Success

A gathering of some of the most influential business people in the region took place at the Fingal Dublin Chambers Network evening, which was held on Wednesday last in the Carlton Dublin Airport Hotel. The event, which is jointly sponsored by North County Leader and DAA was a resounding success….

New Chamber Business Network Group Meets

The first Fingal Chamber Business Network Group has held its inaugural meeting in the Crowne Plaza Northwood.  The Business Network Group is part of a new initiative the Chamber has launched and the Group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:15 a.m. to meet,…

North County Woman Elected to National Body

North County woman Ann, Brophy was elected to the Executive of the Irish National Community and Voluntary Forum (INCVF) recently. The INCVF is the representative body of the 34 City and County Fora around the country, and represents in the region of 22,000 community and voluntary organisations.  

Balbriggan Bank Branch To Close

Last December, National Irish Bank announced plans to restructure the organisation. The key changes are that 25 of the Bank’s 58 branches will be closed and merged into neighbouring branches and staff numbers will fall by 150 through a voluntary severance scheme. The Balbriggan branch of National Irish Bank. 

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Sustainable Skerries Meeting

The Sustainable Skerries – Transition Town initiative was launched in April/May 2009 at the Skerries Mills. They now have working groups under various headings, including allotments, energy, communal gardens, among others.