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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.


Local Businesses Urged To Enter For Awards

Fingal Dublin Chamber is calling on local businesses to enter for Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards. They were launched by Fergus Finlay of Barnardos and kindly hosted by Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Spencer Dock. Now in their seventh year, they are run in association with the Department of Community…


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101 Council Employees Retire In 2009

Last year saw 101 employees retired from the Council’s 1,400 staff, the highest out of three of the four local authorities in Dublin, the County Leader has learned. Of the 101 retirees, the highest number retired from the water services department where 27 people put a stop to their service…


Archaeologists Recruited In Balbriggan

Archaeological work has commenced on the Stephenstown Industrial Lands Project with the County Council. This project involves archaeological excavation ahead of industrial development and involved the recruitment of 17 additional archaeologists, consisting of 15 site assistants and two supervisors.


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Malahide Hoping For Shuttle Bus

Plans are underway to get a shuttle bus to Malahide to encourage locals to leave their cars at home if they are using the Dart or Dublin Bus services from Malahide Village.  Local bus company, Malahide Coaches, are awaiting a response from the licensing authority to grant them the permission…


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New Website To Boost Balbriggan Business

A new website has been launched recently which is intended to help promote businesses in Balbriggan. The website is called BalbrigganCommunity.info. The aim of the website is to provide a one-stop-shop for information on Balbriggan.



Well known TV3 Sports Presenter, Aidan Cooney, decided to drop into Martin Rankin’s new tyre facility, Quick Fit in Swords for a new set of tyres during their first week of trading. Whilst waiting for the tyres to be fitted, he decided to catch up on what

Well known TV3 Sports Presenter, Aidan Cooney, decided to drop into Martin Rankin’s new tyre facility, Quick Fit in Swords for a new set of tyres during their first week of trading. Whilst waiting for the tyres to be fitted, he decided to catch up on what’s new in the…