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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
HAPPENINGS:

The annual Dalkey Lobster Festival returns to the historic, south Dublin coastal town from August 22 to 25. 

The annual Dalkey Lobster Festival returns to the historic, south Dublin coastal town from August 22 to 25. 

Movies on the Lawn

Movies on the Lawn is back at Malahide ...

2019-08-20 21:43 open_in_new
There’s a nip in the air for Dalkey’s Lobster Festival

Chef Arun Kapli from Green Saffron is pictured at the launch of the Dalkey Lobster Festival that is sponsored by FLAG (Fisheries Local Action Group) North East.

Chef Arun Kapli from Green Saffron is pictured at the launch of the Dalkey Lobster Festival that is sponsored by FLAG (Fisheries ...

2019-08-20 15:25 open_in_new