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Senator Darragh O'Brien and Alan Farrell TD

O’Brien And Farrell In Furious Exchange

Fianna Fail senator, Darragh O’Brien has slammed local Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell for his ‘outrageous dishonesty’ regarding the construction of the National Forensic Hospital in Portrane. This has resulted in deputy Farrell issuing a stinging rebuke to his fellow Malahide man. O’Brien has accused Farrell of talking out of…

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Playground

Another Playground Due For Swords

It looks like Swords will be getting another playground at some stage this year. Local councillor, Darragh Butler (FF), recently asked the County Council to confirm what works are planned for the Rathingle Playground, in the Road and Special Works Programme for 2015. This follows on from the successful implementation…


Remember Us

Malahide Lions Roar For Remember Us

It was standing room only at Malahide Rugby Club on Thursday night last, when the Malahide Lions Club hosted ‘An Evening with The Garda Band.’ The night was supported by the choir from St. Oliver Plunkett’s School in Malahide, and it was all in aid of Remember Us Special Needs…


News

Senator Darragh O'Brien and Alan Farrell TD

O’Brien And Farrell In Furious Exchange

Fianna Fail senator, Darragh O’Brien has slammed local Fine Gael TD, Alan Farrell for his ‘outrageous dishonesty’ regarding the construction of the National Forensic Hospital in Portrane. This has resulted in deputy Farrell issuing a stinging rebuke to his fellow Malahide man. O’Brien has accused Farrell of talking out of…

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Local Politics

Beaumont Hospital

O’Brien Wants Permanent Solution To Beaumont Overcrowding Crisis

Fianna Fáil spokesperson, Senator Darragh O’Brien has called on the Minister for Health to immediately establish a comprehensive plan to tackle the state of emergency at Beaumont Hospital. The local senator has warned the Government against relying solely on the expensive quick-fix of outsourcing patients to private health providers to…

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Entertainment

cabaret mic

Portmarnock Musical Society Swings Into Summer

After the huge success of Portmarnock Musical and Dramatic Society’s “Las Vegas Spectacular” last November, it is taking to the stage once again to entertain and delight. Portmarnock Sports and Leisure Centre will once again be transformed into a Cabaret-style setting with a full programme of music and live entertainment….

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Human Interest

Lusk girl

Lusk Girl Dreams Of Writing Career

An exceptionally talented young Lusk girl has her sights firmly set on a career as a writer and is determined to achieve her dream. Sadhbh Cushen is an eight year old girl, who attends Lusk National School and has always been into books, her mother, Audrey told the County Leader….

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Schools

Swords Bake Off

Swords Students Participate In Great Bake-Off

Some Swords students have reached great baking heights in their latest competition. After experiencing success in this competition last year, the students from Loreto Swords took to the kitchen once again to compete in this year’s Great Loreto Bake-Off. The school hosted three rounds before selecting one junior and one…

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Sport

Donabate hockey pitch

Donabate Pitch Ready For Use

After years of being out of action, the All-Weather Pitch in Donabate is operational at long last. On Sunday last, the Portrane Hockey Club were the first group to get use of the much sought after pitch as their hockey season draws to a close. According to local councillor, Adrian…

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