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Local Lady Raises Donor Awareness

For Patricia Mackenzie from Portmarnock, donor week 2009 is going to be extra special. Mackenzie received a donor last year after being on the donor waiting list for over eight years. The Portmarnock native told the North County Leader that it was after falling in her bedroom that lead to…

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Paul Snaps Up Award

Lusk local Paul Nicholls nabbed third place in the features category of the recent Photojournalism awards. The prestigious Press Photographers Association of Ireland AIB Photojournalism Awards and Exhibition 2008 recently took place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Paul began his press photography career here at the County Leader and was…

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Skerries Scouting Successes!

Two local girls were recently awarded the highest honour given to Scouts in Ireland. Emma O’Hanrahan and Karen Grimes of Rockabill Sea-Scouts, Skerries, were both awarded the Chief Scout Award at a presentation ceremony in the Mansion House on the 21st of February. In attendance was Chief-Scout Michael John Shinnick,…