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Memorial Fun Run For Naul Lad

Locals are urged to take part in the Memorial Fun Run for Naul lad, David McDonnell and in aid of the Make-A-Wish foundation. Young David was only 13 when he died on Wednesday April 7, 2004 having been diagnosed with cancer just two days before his untimely death.   The…


Brave Portmarnock Girl Battles Illness

Local Portmarnock student, Lisa Howard has been battling a kidney disease all of her life. In the last 14 years her complaint has given her medical issues, and she is now awaiting a kidney transplant. However, this has not stopped Lisa on her journey of education and she has completed…




Malahide Scholar Won’t Be Stopped

Louise O’Reilly, 21 year old second year International Relations student from Malahide, has shone through to third level after being diagnosed with M.E/C.F.S. M.E, usually starts after a viral illness and is sometimes called Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome. It is recognised as a neurological condition by the World Health Organisation. Malahide…


90 Years Young!

Reverend Canon Robert Dean making a presentation on behalf of St. Columba’s parish to Margaret Thorpe, one of Swords’ best known residents, in honour of her 90th birthday.


Happy Birthday!

Theresa Markey (centre) celebrated her 75th birthday in Oscar Taylors restaurant, Malahide on Oct 2 with her grandchildren, (bk) Helen, Gwen,  grandson Leon. Carol, (fr) Sarah and John.                


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Lusk Chef Scoops Silver

Lusk chef, Malcolm Given rolled out a delicious and eye-catching entry and scooped a Bronze Medal in the Dessert Tart Class at the recent Sodexo 2009 Salon Culinaire annual staff culinary. Top restaurant owner and chef, Derry Clarke of L’Ecrivain restaurant in Dublin was the guest judge at the event.