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Massive Spend On Social Housing

The housing list in the North County is set to reduce by 23 per cent amid news that 1376 social housing units will be delivered by the local authority by the end of 2017. The move was confirmed by local Labour TD, Brendan Ryan. A massive €81,041,413 is to be…

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Shane Halpin

Lusk Lad Takes Part In Personality Competition

A local lad from Lusk is representing Dublin at the 10th Annual Mr. Personality Festival, organised by Kilkenny Macra na Feirme. The festival takes place from April 24th to 26th. Shane Halpin is a member of the North County Macra Club. The 21-year-old is a Farm worker/ Apprentice Mechanic. Speaking…


all weather pitch

Donabate All Weather Pitch Finally Ready For Use

Local councillor Adrian Henchy (FF), has expressed his delight that Donabate’s much spoken about all-weather pitch will, at long last, be available for community use. “After many years of work to deliver a state of the art All Weather Pitch to the residents of Donabate and Portrane, I am delighted…


News

social housing

Massive Spend On Social Housing

The housing list in the North County is set to reduce by 23 per cent amid news that 1376 social housing units will be delivered by the local authority by the end of 2017. The move was confirmed by local Labour TD, Brendan Ryan. A massive €81,041,413 is to be…

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Local Politics

irish water

Lynam Seeks Councillor Support To Abolish Irish Water

Local Sinn Féin councillor, Philip Lynam has submitted a motion to the County Council calling for the reversal of the Irish Water bill introduced by the Fine Gael – Labour coalition government. The motion also calls for Irish Water to be abolished, which is a motion Cllr Lynam has had…

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Entertainment

strictly

Strictly Come Dancing For Chernobyl

Tension is in the air as six weeks of intensive training is coming to an end for 16 lucky couples battling it out to become champions of “Strictly Come Dancing” in Kettles Hotel, Rolestown on Saturday 25th April in aid of Sunflower Chernobyl Children Appeal Tickets are €20 each and…

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Human Interest

80th birthday party

Ballyboughal Man Celebrates 80th Birthday

Evergreen Ballyboughal man, V Delaney celebrated his 80th birthday, with a party at The Harp Bar in Swords on Friday last. V is one of the most readily identifiable people in the North County, as he still performs, along with his son, Ronnie with the ever popular Morning Dew ballad…

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Schools

Yellow flag

Yellow Flag Raising Ceremony In Balbriggan

Last Friday, 17th April marked a great day in the history of Bracken ETNS in Balbriggan. The school had the honour of raising its Yellow Flag and flying it proudly in recognition of all the hard work the whole school community has done around inclusion, diversity, interculturalism and equality. The…

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Sport

pitch & Putt

Ballyboughal Pitch And Putt

Sunday game winner was Mary Kennedy with a net 50, while the runner-up was Liam O’Rourke with a net 52. Ladies morning at the club is Tuesdays at 11am. The Wednesday Scramble resumes on Wednesday week, 29th April which always proves to be very successful. Lotto bonus balls available for…

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