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Final Stage For Children First Bill

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has welcomed the passage of the final stages of the Children First Bill. The legislation aims at ensuring a robust and effective child protection system in the locality and beyond. “The passage of the Children First legislation through the…


New Plan To Tackle Crime And Burglary

Local TD Alan Farrell (FG) has recently commented on the new Anti-Crime and Burglary response by An Garda Síochána. According to Farrell, this will crack down on crime in the country, including the North County. Many rural areas have been subjected to burglaries across the country recently, and this plan…


Adventure Time In Malahide

A forest adventure area and multi-use reinforced grass area has been proposed by the County Council for Malahide Demesne. The news has been welcomed by Cllr Anthony Lavin (FG), who is delighted with the proposition as it will be a great asset to Malahide and its residents and will generate…


Reilly Welcomes New Child Care Bill

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, James Reilly has welcomed the publication of the Child Care Bill 2015, which aims to provide for a statutory right to an aftercare plan for eligible children and young people for the first time. “I am delighted to have this Bill published and look…


Funding For ASD Classroom In Balbriggan

Local TD, Alan Farrell (FG) has welcomed the allocation of funding to Gaelscoil Bhaile Brigín, Balbriggan, for the development of an ASD unit classroom for children with autism. He said, “I am pleased that Gaelscoil Bhaile Brigín has been allocated funding from the Department of Education and Skills for an…


Budget 2016 – What It Means To The North County

Budget 2016 has provoked much comment across the North County. Many commentators believe that it is a give-away budget, with the Government keeping a keen eye on the upcoming General Election in the Spring. Some believe that it will give the local economy a much needed shot in the arm….


Sewage Project For Rush Well Advanced – Reilly

Minister James Reilly (FG) has announced that preparations for a new sewage project for Rush is well underway. The project will connect all of the Rush area into the Regional Sewerage Scheme for Portrane, Donabate, Rush and Lusk. Its main purpose is to stop the flow of raw sewage into…


Redmond Leaves Fine Gael

Local councillor, Keith Redmond has decided to leave Fine Gael and has joined new party, Renua Ireland last week. Redmond, who was elected as a Fine Gael councillor to Fingal County Council in 2014 is a practising dentist in Sutton and lives in Malahide. However, when contacted by the County…