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Lusk site

Concern Over Lusk Development

Planning permission is being sought for a large development in Lusk that is causing great concern to residents in the historic town. The proposed development site is 7.2 hectares and will be located behind Station Road in the town. The applicant is Station Construction Ltd. The application covers 154 new…

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Portmarnock House

Malahide Historical Society Talk

The Malahide Historical Society are to present a talk by Portmarnock resident and local historian Garry Ahern. The talk is titled Bricks, Tobacco and Whiskey and tells the story of three historic Portmarnock families. The focus will be on the Plunkett family, of which Saint Oliver was a member, the…


Malahide Seniors Team

Malahide United: Kicking Competitors To Touch

Malahide United celebrated its 70th anniversary last year and is extremely proud of its achievements in providing the highest standard of football facilities and coaching to the youth of the Malahide community. In 2016, they plan to field over 60 teams from Schoolboys to Seniors. Their goal is to strive…


News

Lusk site

Concern Over Lusk Development

Planning permission is being sought for a large development in Lusk that is causing great concern to residents in the historic town. The proposed development site is 7.2 hectares and will be located behind Station Road in the town. The applicant is Station Construction Ltd. The application covers 154 new…

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Local Politics

Graveyard, Headstone

Green Cemetery For The North County

Local Councillor Paul Mulville has been pushing the council to commit to the development of a Green Graveyard for the area. Speaking to the County Leader he said: “As councillors we are currently considering the Chief Executive’s draft development plan, and proposing amendments to it. One issue I have been…

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Entertainment

Portmarnock House

Malahide Historical Society Talk

The Malahide Historical Society are to present a talk by Portmarnock resident and local historian Garry Ahern. The talk is titled Bricks, Tobacco and Whiskey and tells the story of three historic Portmarnock families. The focus will be on the Plunkett family, of which Saint Oliver was a member, the…

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Human Interest

Sea Scouts

Long Serving Malahide Scout Leader Honoured

Malahide Sea Scouts have honoured one of its longest serving leaders Stephen Taylor, by bestowing on him Honorary Life Membership of the Group. Stephen who joined the Group as a Scout in 1975 has been a member and Sea Scout Leader for some forty one years, twenty one of which…

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Schools

Swords students

Twitter Takeover By Swords Students

Second year students at St Finian’s Community College in Swords were one of five schools in Dublin, and the only one from the North County, to have been invited to take over the UNICEF twitter account for a while last Thursday. Teacher, Nicola McKittrick told the County Leader about how…

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Sport

Donabate Leisure Centre

Donabate Leisure Centre Scoops Top Award

The Community and Council Awards 2016 presented by IPB Insurance took place last week and Donabate Portrane Community and Leisure Centre won the accolade of Local Sports Club of the Year. The centre was designed to create a focal point for all community, sports and leisure users. Originally designed in…

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