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Minister Officially Opens Swords Artist’s Exhibition

Local Minister, James Reilly officially opened Swords based artist, Matt Cullen’s first solo art exhibition, entitled ‘Turning Full Circle’ at Filmbase, Temple Bar. Friends, family and art enthusiasts gathered together as Matt unveiled his first solo exhibition in support of the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association. Matt, who lives in Swords,…


New Tourism Policy To Benefit North County

Local TD, Alan Farrell (FG) has stated that the new tourism policy, ‘People, Place and Policy – Growing Tourism to 2025’, which has been launched by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, will be of great benefit to the North County. “The new tourism policy aims…


Local Families Spend More On Childcare

A shocking new statistic has revealed that families in Ireland spend 35 per cent of their income on childcare, compared to 12 per cent in the rest of Europe. OECD figures show the cost of childcare puts a disproportionately large burden on Irish families here in the North County and…


Lavin Calls For Review Of Local Speed Limits

Local councillor Anthony Lavin (FG) has called for a full review of speed limits currently in place in the North County. He made his remarks following the launch of a new document entitled ‘Guidelines for Setting and Managing Speed Limits’, which has been produced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism…


Emotional Reilly Speaks Out

Local Minister, Dr James Reilly broke down five minutes into a radio interview last week, while talking about his son, who has autism and the discretionary medical cards. Dr Reilly was speaking to RTE presenter, Ray D’Arcy about his tenure as Minister for Health and said that he regrets the…


Local Minister Welcomes Advancement Of Rush Project

Local Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. James Reilly has said that he is delighted with the advancements of the Rush Playground Project. At present, the plans and drawings for the proposed project are on display for six weeks, with an additional two weeks to allow members of the…


Farrell Hosts Transport Meeting In Swords

Local TD Alan Farrell (FG) held a public meeting in Swords last week focusing on ‘The Future of Public Transport for Swords’ with Tom Manning and Marchello Corsi from the Railway Procurement Agency. “The North County needs a high-frequency, fast, and reliable public transport option. As the list of 25…


Farrell Opens New Permanent TSB Branch In Malahide

Local TD Alan Farrell (FG) recently opened the new Permanent TSB branch in Malahide. “I was delighted to officially open the new Permanent TSB branch in Malahide with its manager Stephen McConnell. The branch has brought new jobs to the village and I am sure that, as they get busier,…