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Progress made on a local housing scheme

Cllr Tom O’Leary (FG) pictured near the site in Lusk.

Cllr Tom O’Leary (FG) pictured near the site in Lusk.

FINGAL County Council is moving forward with its first Affordable Housing Scheme, which is aimed at addressing some of the challenges faced by low-to-middle income

yesterday 14:10
Estates clean up in local competition

The competition is held in Swords every year. FILE PHOTO: DARREN KINSELLA

The competition is held in Swords every year. FILE PHOTO: DARREN KINSELLA

THE estates of Carlton Court and Knocksedan Demesne are the pride of Swords after being announced as joint winners of a local

yesterday 09:58
Tony Gregory’s 10th anniversary marked

AN EXHIBITION celebrating the life of legendary politician Tony Gregory opened last week.

A household name in Dublin, the late Independent TD struck the famous ‘Gregory deal’ with then Taoiseach Charlie Haughey in 1982 which led to improved housing conditions and support for

2019-08-24 20:13
Vitality festival of fitness for the RDS

Pictured at the launch of Vitality 2019 in the Iveagh Garden Hotel are Fiann Ó’Nualláin, Alan McGrath, Oliver McCabe, Martha Brennan, Gerald Culhane of Health Stores Ireland and Finn Murray.

Pictured at the launch of Vitality 2019 in the Iveagh Garden Hotel are Fiann Ó’Nualláin,

2019-08-24 16:01
Blue Magic footballers set for Futsal competition

(Above) The Blue Magic Dublin team .

(Above) The Blue Magic Dublin team .

A TEAM of local footballers will be representing Ireland this week in the qualifying rounds of the 2019/2020 UEFA Futsal Champions League.

Blue Magic FC Dublin, who have been playing Futsal in Ireland

2019-08-24 12:52
Large number of local events for Heritage Week

Locals pictured during an archaeological dig at Drumanagh in north county Dublin. Archaeology events will be held as part of Heritage Week. FILE PHOTO

Locals pictured during an archaeological dig at Drumanagh in north county Dublin. Archaeology events will be held as part of Heritage Week.

2019-08-23 20:04
Pedestrian dies after collision with motorcycle in Artane

Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision between a motorcycle and a pedestrian which occurred at approximately 9.45am this morning on the Malahide Road,between the Artane roundabout and the junction with the Kilmore Road.

A male pedestrian in his late 50s was

2019-08-23 15:52
Call for action on school defects

A SOUTHSIDE TD has demanded urgent action to address the level of structural defects in schools across the State.

Last week, Minister for Education and Skills,Joe McHugh, provided an update on the remediation programme for 40 schools constructed by Western Building Systems

2019-08-23 11:40
Consultation workshop held for project in Balbriggan

Cllr Tony Murphy (Ind), Marc Coyle, Fingal County Council, Kevin Halpenny, Senior Parks Superintendent, Fingal County Council, Cllr Grainne Maguire (Ind) and Cllr Joe O’Brien (GP) pictured at the event.

Cllr Tony Murphy (Ind), Marc Coyle, Fingal County Council, Kevin Halpenny,

2019-08-22 20:58
Defibrillator installed in Stoneybatter phone box

Pictured at the launch of Stoneybatter’s new defibrillator were (from left): John Keogh, Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Phibsborough Fire Station; Cllr Janice Boylan, Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick and local resident Alan Ecock, who came up with the idea.

Pictured at the launch of Stoneybatter’s

2019-08-22 15:43
Local TD in bin collection call 

Funding of €3 million has been allocated to the 2019 Anti-Dumping Initiative to support communities around the country to continue to tackle illegal dumping. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK

Funding of €3 million has been allocated to the 2019 Anti-Dumping Initiative to support communities around the

2019-08-22 10:28
MOVIE: Pain and Glory brings acclaim to Banderas

ANTONIO Banderas is a versatile actor. From his unmistakable voicework as the sword wielding feline, Puss in Boots, to his more recent turn on TV as famed Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso, Banderas has quite the range. 

And now he’s receiving considerable praise (including a best

2019-08-21 21:52
Man arrested after Coolock drugs seizure

The seized drugs

The seized drugs

A joint, intelligence led operation targeting crime groups in the North Dublin area was carried out yesterday by the Revenue's Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and gardaí from the Drugs Unit in

2019-08-21 17:40
New heritage trail app launched in Clondalkin

The O’Donohue, Kavanagh, Malone and Kelly Family at the Round Tower Family Fun day in Clondalkin.

The O’Donohue, Kavanagh, Malone and Kelly Family at the Round Tower Family Fun day in Clondalkin.

A NEW heritage trail mobile app has been launched for Clondalkin Village.

The

2019-08-21 15:34
Gardaí concerned for missing woman

Margaret O'Neill

Margaret O'Neill

Gardaí at Kevin Street Garda Station are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing Margaret O’Neill (64 years) who has been missing from the Castlepark area of Tallaght since Tuesday, August 20.

Margaret was last seen at

2019-08-21 13:28
Progress made on defective schools

A total of 40 schools have been included in the remediation programme. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK

A total of 40 schools have been included in the remediation programme. PHOTO: BIGSTOCK

A NUMBER of local schools included in a major remediation programme will be allowed to reopen in September,

2019-08-21 10:19
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Sea swimmers hold bay rally

Dollymount Beach. FILE PHOTO: DARREN KINSELLA

Dollymount Beach. FILE PHOTO: DARREN KINSELLA

A LOCAL group held a ‘protect our bay’ rally on Dollymount beach last week to highlight issues surrounding water quality in Dublin Bay. 

Dozens of sea swimming

2019-08-23 15:52
Music festival promises variety

The Dublin Kitchen Sink Music Festival is set to offer everything but the kitchen sink (and maybe that too) on Sunday, Sept. 1 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Wright Historic Park. Everyone is invited to the free afternoon of live entertainment.

Organizer Julia Broussard reported that 15

2019-08-23 00:10
Community invited to Hogan screening

The Dublin community is invited to a free one-time commercial-free screening of The Golf Channel’s documentary, “Hogan” on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Dublin Rotary Building.

Free drinks and popcorn will be available so those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by calling the

2019-08-23 00:10
Jesse Jones receives King’s Inns residency

Pictured are Tracy Geraghty, Dublin City Council Culture Company; Aalia Kamal, Dublin City Council Culture Company; Mary Griffin, the Honorable Society of King’s Inns; Michael Cush, Barrister; artist Jesse Jones; Iseult Byrne of Dublin City Council Culture Company; and Renate Ní Uigin, the

2019-08-22 10:28
Dublin Civil Defence receives brand new emergency vehicle

Cllr Emer Higgins with the crew.

Cllr Emer Higgins with the crew.

A NEW four-wheel drive jeep that has the capacity to respond to national emergencies and extreme weather events has been added to the Dublin Civil Defence fleet.

Minister with responsibility for Defence, Paul

2019-08-21 10:19
Peaky Southsiders play a blinder to raise funds for Irish charities 

The team are pictured at the official cheque handover (above).

The team are pictured at the official cheque handover (above).

FOUR Southsiders joined two other Dubliners as they conquered Ireland’s Four Peaks in a company challenge that raised €68,456 for four Irish

2019-08-20 10:10
COMMENT: 'Peig' was absolute torture for students

THIS image will instantly put the fear of God into generations of Irish people who still bear the scars of having to study ‘Peig’.

You often hear of adults getting anxiety dreams about sitting the Leaving Cert, even decades after finishing school. When I do, the subject of my

2019-08-19 10:01
Golf stars for Donabate

Pictured at the announcement were Back Row (from left): Fintan Lacey, Professional, Donabate Golf Club; Gráinne Synnott, Lady Captain, Donabate Golf Club; Cllr Eoghan O’Brien, Mayor of Fingal; Pauline Byrne, President, Donabate Golf Club; Joe Rice, Captain, Donabate Golf Club; Cllr Adrian

2019-08-17 14:58
Latest news from Dublin
yesterday 14:10 Progress made on a local housing scheme
yesterday 09:58 Estates clean up in local competition
2019-08-24 20:13 Tony Gregory’s 10th anniversary marked
2019-08-24 16:01 Vitality festival of fitness for the RDS
2019-08-24 12:52 Blue Magic footballers set for Futsal competition
2019-08-23 20:04 Large number of local events for Heritage Week
2019-08-23 15:52 Sea swimmers hold bay rally
2019-08-23 15:52 Pedestrian dies after collision with motorcycle in Artane
2019-08-23 11:40 Call for action on school defects
2019-08-23 00:10 Music festival promises variety
2019-08-23 00:10 Community invited to Hogan screening
2019-08-22 20:58 Consultation workshop held for project in Balbriggan
2019-08-22 15:43 Defibrillator installed in Stoneybatter phone box
2019-08-22 10:28 Jesse Jones receives King’s Inns residency
2019-08-22 10:28 Local TD in bin collection call 
2019-08-21 21:52 MOVIE: Pain and Glory brings acclaim to Banderas
2019-08-21 17:40 Man arrested after Coolock drugs seizure
2019-08-21 15:34 New heritage trail app launched in Clondalkin
2019-08-21 13:28 Gardaí concerned for missing woman
2019-08-21 10:19 Dublin Civil Defence receives brand new emergency vehicle
2019-08-21 10:19 Progress made on defective schools
2019-08-20 21:43 HAPPENINGS:
2019-08-20 15:25 There’s a nip in the air for Dalkey’s Lobster Festival
2019-08-20 10:10 Peaky Southsiders play a blinder to raise funds for Irish charities 
2019-08-20 10:10 No place like home as new scheme opens
2019-08-19 20:31 Dubs star Kevin opens up about pressures of Inter-County football
2019-08-19 15:16 Results in for Leaving Cert class of 2019
2019-08-19 10:01 COMMENT: 'Peig' was absolute torture for students
2019-08-19 10:01 Appeal issued on fatal hit and run
2019-08-18 18:16 Hospice thanks Sunflower Days supporters
2019-08-18 13:01 Athletes on track for big Santry meet
2019-08-17 18:07 Local resource centre gets a big makeover
2019-08-17 14:58 Golf stars for Donabate
2019-08-17 12:52 Girls set for a feast of football 
2019-08-16 20:07 DUBLIN LADY LIONS VOLLEYBALL TWO-A-DAYS
2019-08-16 20:04 Lovely new festival to cause a sensation this weekend
2019-08-16 15:52 New Vincent’s charity shop opens in Ballinteer
2019-08-16 10:37 The world famous Ukulele Hooley celebrates 10th bash
2019-08-16 00:10 Lou Etta Rovetto
2019-08-16 00:10 Jose DeLeon
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