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Local Growers Caught In Supermarket War

The future of North County fresh produce growers is in “serious trouble” if Irish supermarkets continue their price war. Growers in the North County are being squeezed out as the price war between Irish supermarkets to get the cheapest prices is heightening. The situation, which was lead by Tesco, but…


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Rush And Lusk Station Gridlock

Anger is prevalent, as North County commuters using the car park at Rush and Lusk Station continuously keep getting blocked in due to the lack of line markings for car park spaces. A year ago Rush and Lusk Station’s car park was increased to cater for approximately 80-100 spaces. However,…


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Nifti Transport Offers Locals A Lift

Nifti’s, also known as North Fingal Rural Transport Ltd, recently launched it’s newly renovated fleet of buses within the local communities of the North County. Nifti has become a well known in providing a transport service to people who live off the main transport routes. As part of the Rural…


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Charity On The Rise In Balbriggan

Saint Vincent de Paul charity shop in Balbriggan has, this year, been awarded with a cup for the biggest quota in sales in Dublin. The staff and volunteers at the shop are really happy to have achieve the award. The shop has been in Balbriggan many years and just over…


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Heat Is On… Tops Come Down

With the summer getting hotter and the evenings getting longer we’re starting to lose our inhibitions!! Or are we? Yes, many people have been spotted on the beaches topless during the beautiful bank holiday weather that we were blessed with at the start of June. Ladies have been spotted by…


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Plots Needed For Balbriggan

Local election candidate, Dermot Murray (FF) has raised concerns about the ‘Old Road’ Balbriggan, just off the Harry Reynolds road which runs parallel to the Balbriggan Graveyard. Murray who is a former member of the County Council had requested on numerous occasions that the road be incorporated into the graveyard…


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Wind Turbines Could Save North County “Millions”

The North County can be self sufficient in meeting its own electricity needs within five years if investment and strict planning controls are applied to the construction of wind turbines in the county’ Labour Cllr Ciaran Byrne said recently. “We have the potential for an indigenous industry in the North…


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Crash, Bang, Wall-Hop

Success at last for the residents of Melrose Park, after ongoing efforts to resolve the safety problems in the area. The residents have been very concerned about the road and footpath entering Holywell from the Feltrim roundabout. After over three years of ongoing lobbying with the various different authorities, Councillor…