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Malahide Man’s MS Fundraiser

Malahide man, Paul Murtagh has opened up an ‘iDonate page’ in aid of MS Ireland, with all proceeds going to fund respite care for people suffering with MS. A fundraising golf event was held recently in Co. Mayo, which proved to be a great success. Murtagh told the County Leader,…

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Airport Exhibition

Donabate Artist Exhibits At Airport

Donabate photographer Stewart Duffy, has been given the honour of exhibiting his art in Dublin Airport. His exhibition, ‘Irish Elements’ involves capturing the landscapes and activities from North County Dublin as well as the rest of Ireland. With striking images of Irish natural land and seascapes, the exhibition will run…

Hammerson Cheque

Hammerson Ireland Cheque Presentation

Staff of Hammerson Ireland, the co-owner of retail centres including Swords Pavilions, participated in the company’s annual Community Day on where all employees volunteered with charities. This year’s chosen charities were Dublin’s Inner City Helping Homeless and Barretstown. This is the tenth year of Hammerson’s Community Day and company employees…

Meals on Wheels cheque

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

A cheque presentation to the amount of \492 was presented to Balbriggan Meals on Wheels by Club Óige Feachtas Baile Brigín at the Meals on Wheels premises on Hampton Street in the town last week. Loretta Ni Churraiglin is the manager of Club Óige Feachtas Baile Brigín and she explained…

guidance counsellor

SafeTALK Workshop’s Aim To Prevent Suicide

St Sylvester’s GAA club Malahide held a safeTALK workshop recently at their clubhouse for members and locals of the area. SafeTALK is a half day alertness training programme funded by the HSE that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide…

Alan Bonner

Tragic Death Of Local Racer

Stamullen road racer, Alan Bonner has died after a crash during a qualifying race at the Isle of Man TT. The 33-year old crashed at the 33rd Milestone on the Mountain section during qualifying for the Senior TT. Bonner’s death is the third at this year’s event, following the fatal…

Swords Lions

Sad Passing Of Swords Lions Club Secretary

Lions Club members throughout Ireland will have been very saddened by the passing of Marion Conneely of Swords and District Lions Club and Past District Governor (PDG) of Lions in Ireland (2015 to 2016), the first female to attain that position. Maurice Kealy, PRO Swords and District Lions Club spoke…

Rescue 116 cycle

Cycle In Memory Of Rescue 116

Members of Dublin Airport’s Police & Fire Service held a memorial cycle on Sunday last, in remembrance of the crew of Rescue 116. Airport Police and Fire Service staff, together with members of An Garda Síochána and the Irish Aviation Authority were joined by some family members of the crew…