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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…


Reilly’s Plans For the North County

As part of the forthcoming General Election campaign, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has stated that Fine Gael will publish a detailed, fully-costed five year economic plan. Local minister, James Reilly TD has stated that this plan will ask the people of the country, including those of the North County, which path…


Progress On New Playground For Rush

Plans are coming together to give Rush a new playground. Following a successful public consultation, the Council hope to soon proceed with the development and build of the playground. In the first quarter of 2015, the County Council in association with local community groups, Rush Playground Group and the Rush…


Reilly Publishes Major New Childcare Report

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr James Reilly TD, has published a major report, which proposes how best to invest in childcare services over the coming years. The report, prepared by an Inter-Departmental Group established by the Minister in January, puts forward options to enhance affordability for parents, improve…


New Vision For Tourism In North County

The County Council has committed to investing over €18m in new and existing tourism facilities as part of a strategy to develop tourism in the North County. The new Fingal Tourism Strategy, ‘Destination Fingal’, which was launched last Tuesday by Tourism Minister Paschal Donohoe at a lavish event at Swords…


Minister Visits Rush To Review Pyrite Scheme

Local TD, Alan Farrell (FG) welcomed Minister of State with responsibility for Housing, Paudie Coffey to Ravenswell Estate in Rush last Friday to review, first hand, the progress of works being carried out under the pyrite remediation scheme. Minister for Children, Dr James Reilly, who lives nearby was also present….


Local Reps Differ Over Aer Lingus Loot

With the sale of Aer Lingus all but done and dusted, the question now is how will the government use the €335m proceeds of the sale. Already there has been a clamour from TDs across the country, looking for the completion of transport infrastructure projects for their own areas. The…


Reilly And Farrell Selected To Run For Fine Gael

Dr. James Reilly TD and Alan Farrell TD will represent Fine Gael in the constituency of Dublin Fingal in the next General Election. The candidates were selected by members of the party at a convention held on Wednesday evening last in the Grand Hotel in Malahide. James Reilly TD is…