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Centre To Get The Green Light

The Brackenstown Sports and Development committee have welcomed the Council’s promise to secure funding for a site to be kept for the community centre once the freeze on council spending has been lifted. Commenting on the news, Brackenstown Community Centre activist, Dermot O’ Keeffe said, “There was money given to…

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Lusk Tidy Towns Prepares For Competition

The Lusk Tidy Towns committee was delighted when students from Lusk and Rush Educate Together schools came out to help tidy up the area during the national clean up month. The Tidy Towns committee has continued it’s work as the national judging season approaches and they have appealed to everyone…

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Skerries Theatre Group Face Confusion

Skerries Theatre Group presents “Confusions” – Alan Ayckbourn’s timeless, acerbic comedy, which pokes fun at the foibles of suburban man and woman. The evening consists of four interlinked plays set in a livingroom, a bar, a restaurant and a park. The comedy will run for one week only in The…

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Council Urged To Support Bike Scheme

Darragh Butler, FF local election candidate for Swords, Donabate, Portrane, St Margaret’sand Rolestown has urged the County Council to get actively involved in Ireland’s first National Cycle Policy Framework. The new cycle policy document, launched by the Minister for Transport, Noel Dempsey, outlines 109 individual, but integrated actions that will…

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Donabate Hit With Flurry Of Assaults

Locals from Donabate and Portrane have expressed concerns over reports that residents from Grove Lodge in Portrane were involved in a number of incidents that took place recently. One such incident saw a number of teenagers assaulted as they sat in an area between the Links and the Fairways estate…

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North County Residents Left In The Cold

Pressure is mounting on the Department of Social and Family Affairs to find a new location for Balbriggan Social Welfare Office as hundreds of people from the North County join the dole queues. The Balbriggan Social Welfare Office, which closed last November when its lease expired, has resulted in residents…

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Malahide And Kinsealy Residents In The Dark

Residents of the Malahide and Kinsealy area have been hit with power cuts over the past month. The cuts have been affecting the Melrose estate and most estates on the Malahide/Swords Road, as far as Seabury. Residents have had no warning of these power cuts which have hit at peak…

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Swords Tidy Towns Calls For County Council Support

The Swords Tidy Towns committee is continuing it’s three year battle with the County Council to get an area inThe Castle shopping centre cleaned up. Deemed as one of the dirtiest towns in Ireland according to a 2006 ‘Eyeball Litter League,’ which was run by the Irish Business and Employers…