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North Dublin Community Care service

North County Loses Out Again!

Do They Even Know We Exist? The seemingly endless lack of vital services available to residents of the North County shows no sign of improving, and is now reaching breaking point. What has been described as frustrating has now turned to anger, and some local representatives who are convinced that…

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Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Feinn

Sinn Fein Choose Candidate From Crumlin

Sinn Fein have chosen a candidate from outside the constituency to stand for the party in the next general election. Louise O’Reilly, who hails from Crumlin, was selected at the party selection conference at the Carnegie Court Hotel in Swords on Thursday last. She is a full-time Siptu activist for…


Teacher support

Reilly Welcomes Resource Teacher Support

Minister James Reilly TD has welcomed the announcement by Government that additional resources will be allocated to schools, as an interim measure to support those children with Down Syndrome, who are not already supported through the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) annual allocation process. He told the County Leader,…


News

North Dublin Community Care service

North County Loses Out Again!

Do They Even Know We Exist? The seemingly endless lack of vital services available to residents of the North County shows no sign of improving, and is now reaching breaking point. What has been described as frustrating has now turned to anger, and some local representatives who are convinced that…

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Local Politics

Castlemill

Maguire Happy Balbriggan Road Project Moving Forward

Local councillor, Gráinne Maguire (Ind) has said she is happy that the proposed Castlemill Link Road in Balbriggan is progressing. She asked the County Council for an update on the project at a recent Council meeting and was told that the tendering process should take place this year. “Discussions are…

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Entertainment

Fame Junior

Donabate Girls Present Hit Musical

The girls of Scoil Phadraic na Cailini in Donabate put on a hugely successful musical, Fame Junior in the school last week. The show was a great hit with everyone and played to packed houses every night. The music of the 80s had the parents singing along and foot tapping,…

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Human Interest

Shannon Rowley

Fundraising Campaign For Lusk Man

A major fundraising initiative is underway to support a local man who was paralysed in a car crash last year. Ryan Goldup (19) from Lusk suffered horrific injuries when the car in which he was a back seat passenger, was involved in the crash in Lusk. Now his family and…

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Schools

Swords F1

Swords Students Race Towards The Finish Line

Loreto College Swords Team Evolution recently won the FI Region Finals, which was held in Griffith College in early March. Team Evolution members, Patrycja Krzemien, Lara Murphy, Ciara Greene and Adedoyin Obikoya were thrilled not only to get through the National Finals, but also to be announced Best Website at…

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Sport

Balbriggan FC

Balbriggan Football Club Seeks Sponsorship

Balbriggan Football Club are looking for a main sponsor for the 2015-2016 season as it launches its 1 in 100 Club Sponsorship Draw. With only 100 tickets available for the draw, the winning business will become the club’s main sponsor for the next season and receive selected kit sponsorship, extensive…

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