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# fingal - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Fingal's €12 million greenway project connecting Malahide Castle to Newbridge House gets green light
# Broadmeadow Greenway
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# Broadmeadow Greenway

Fingal's €12 million greenway project connecting Malahide Castle to Newbridge House gets green light

May 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 46,742 Views 35 Comments

Construction on the site is to start straight away.

# fingal - Monday 24 February, 2020

New phase of construction begins on Dublin's underground jet fuel pipeline
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# Dublin Airport

New phase of construction begins on Dublin's underground jet fuel pipeline

Feb 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 33,320 Views 23 Comments

It’s hoped that the 14.4km-long pipe will reduce traffic volumes, emissions, accidents, road damage and noise.

# fingal - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Coastal greenway delayed as contractor hits drains and causes flooding
# Digging A Hole
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# Digging A Hole

Coastal greenway delayed as contractor hits drains and causes flooding

Dec 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 55,201 Views 33 Comments

Solutions being put in place include a shallow trench and overflow pipe into the estuary.

# fingal - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin
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# Fingal

Man arrested for tampering with election posters in north Dublin

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:06 PM 33,481 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in Balbriggan earlier this week.

# fingal - Thursday 21 November, 2019

10 candidates in Fingal by-election sign up to anti-racism pledge
# Fingal By-election
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# Fingal By-election

10 candidates in Fingal by-election sign up to anti-racism pledge

Nov 21st 2019, 7:51 AM 14,378 Views 36 Comments

Those who’ve signed up include Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee, who’s recently been embroiled in controversy over old tweets.

# fingal - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Construction commences on new €2.5 million coastal cycling route in north Dublin
# Greenway
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# Greenway

Construction commences on new €2.5 million coastal cycling route in north Dublin

Jul 24th 2019, 4:13 PM 31,390 Views 72 Comments

The route will link Baldoyle to Portmarnock along the Coast Road.

# fingal - Friday 7 June, 2019

Fingal council lodges plans with An Bord Pleanála for 6km cycling and walking greenway
# North Dublin
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# North Dublin

Fingal council lodges plans with An Bord Pleanála for 6km cycling and walking greenway

Jun 7th 2019, 2:48 PM 22,060 Views 23 Comments

The proposal will go out to public consultation before a decision is made by the planning authority.

# fingal - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Fingal council says vacant home occupiers could delay handover of property to those on housing list
# Balbriggan
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# Balbriggan

Fingal council says vacant home occupiers could delay handover of property to those on housing list

Sep 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,669 Views 74 Comments

Activists occupied a property in Balbriggan on Saturday.

# fingal - Saturday 16 June, 2018

A long-running feud over Malahide's Christmas Kingdom is destined for the courts
# Objections
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# Objections

A long-running feud over Malahide's Christmas Kingdom is destined for the courts

Jun 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 17,781 Views 0 Comments

The market’s operator is looking for a six-figure sum from Fingal council over the hastily reorganised event.

# fingal - Monday 14 May, 2018

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light
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# Fingal

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

May 14th 2018, 8:19 PM 43,687 Views 150 Comments

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

# fingal - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings
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# Fingal

Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 12,228 Views 102 Comments

The council said this is a long-standing policy, but it recently contacted councillors to remind them of its existence after a public meeting in Baldoyle.

# fingal - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information
# Data Breach
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# Data Breach

Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information

Feb 27th 2018, 10:31 AM 32,591 Views 28 Comments

The details of the case were outlined Data Protection Commissioner’s annual report, published today.

# fingal - Sunday 28 January, 2018

A dockless public bike scheme is coming to Blanchardstown
# BlanchBikes
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# BlanchBikes

A dockless public bike scheme is coming to Blanchardstown

Jan 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 17,594 Views 30 Comments

A pilot scheme will be rolled out across Blanchardstown and Castleknock.

# fingal - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Plan for 1,100 social and affordable houses on land bank in Blanchardstown called 'half-baked'
# Damastown Village
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# Damastown Village

Plan for 1,100 social and affordable houses on land bank in Blanchardstown called 'half-baked'

Dec 31st 2017, 12:05 AM 32,385 Views 73 Comments

But could it be an answer to the housing crisis?

# fingal - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'We have members from 18 to 90': Locals dig in to help uncover three burials at Swords Castle
# Quite A Surprise
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# Quite A Surprise

'We have members from 18 to 90': Locals dig in to help uncover three burials at Swords Castle

Aug 26th 2017, 1:00 PM 10,657 Views 6 Comments

Over 300 volunteers have helped out on community digs at the castle since 2015.

# fingal - Friday 18 August, 2017

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination
# Something In The Water
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# Something In The Water

Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach over animal contamination

Aug 18th 2017, 9:56 PM 24,034 Views 16 Comments

The results of a routine sample showed a deterioration in the water quality.

Armed gardaí join forces with Fingal County Council to target illegal dumpers
# Baldoyle
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# Baldoyle

Armed gardaí join forces with Fingal County Council to target illegal dumpers

Aug 18th 2017, 12:13 PM 24,683 Views 66 Comments

The council said the aim of checkpoints in Baldoyle was to identify unauthorised and bogus refuse collectors and their clients.

# fingal - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'
# Metro Station
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# Metro Station

'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'

May 9th 2017, 6:01 AM 16,190 Views 52 Comments

A public consultation on the plan will begin next year.

# fingal - Monday 30 January, 2017

Public liability claims against Dublin City Council hit €8.5 million last year
# Claims
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# Claims

Public liability claims against Dublin City Council hit €8.5 million last year

Jan 30th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,509 Views 13 Comments

In Fingal, a spokesperson said the figure was over €2.5 million.

# fingal - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Why does Starbucks keep opening stores without planning permission?
# Big Bucks
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# Big Bucks

Why does Starbucks keep opening stores without planning permission?

Sep 14th 2016, 6:07 AM 54,334 Views 99 Comments

Multiple outlets of the international coffee chain have fallen foul of planning laws in recent months.

# fingal - Thursday 14 July, 2016

This week's vital property news: New figures show Ireland's large number of vacant social housing units
# Property News
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# Property News

This week's vital property news: New figures show Ireland's large number of vacant social housing units

Jul 14th 2016, 3:43 PM 2,154 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# fingal - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Irish teenager jumps 25 feet into river to save boy's life in Turkey
# Scouts Abroad
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# Scouts Abroad

Irish teenager jumps 25 feet into river to save boy's life in Turkey

Jul 13th 2016, 7:13 PM 47,462 Views 34 Comments

Scouts Sean Thompson and Millie Powell have been hailed as heroes after rescuing a 14-year-old.

# fingal - Monday 13 June, 2016

Out for a swim? Avoid these three Dublin beaches
# Stay Out Of The Water
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# Stay Out Of The Water

Out for a swim? Avoid these three Dublin beaches

Jun 13th 2016, 1:00 PM 19,979 Views 17 Comments

Fingal County Council says the problem is being taken care of by Irish Water.

# fingal - Friday 10 June, 2016

Swimming notices lifted at six beaches after sewage concern
# The Water's Fine
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# The Water's Fine

Swimming notices lifted at six beaches after sewage concern

Jun 10th 2016, 3:24 PM 11,452 Views 12 Comments

Notices remain in place for Portmarnock in Dublin and Owenahincha in Cork.

# fingal - Thursday 9 June, 2016

A Do Not Swim notice has been issued for another beach in Dublin
# Velvet Strand
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# Velvet Strand

A Do Not Swim notice has been issued for another beach in Dublin

Jun 9th 2016, 5:59 PM 27,639 Views 50 Comments

This brings the total number of beaches where swimming is forbidden to five.

# fingal - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Proposals for more modular housing sites announced - here's where they are
# Homes
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# Homes

Proposals for more modular housing sites announced - here's where they are

Dec 23rd 2015, 11:27 AM 15,355 Views 54 Comments

Fingal and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown councils have put forward the proposals.

# fingal - Monday 13 July, 2015

A councillor wants to create a shrine to U2 featuring all their old concert stages
# Achtung Stage-y
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# Achtung Stage-y

A councillor wants to create a shrine to U2 featuring all their old concert stages

Jul 13th 2015, 6:18 PM 12,539 Views 64 Comments

Bono is on the record as saying he would like to display his old stages in his hometown.

# fingal - Friday 29 May, 2015

Victory for Jake Brennan's family as council backs 20km speed limit
# Road Deaths
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# Road Deaths

Victory for Jake Brennan's family as council backs 20km speed limit

May 29th 2015, 9:32 AM 13,073 Views 57 Comments

The six-year-old died when hit by a car last June.

# fingal - Friday 8 May, 2015

Only two out of six Dublin SFC games went ahead tonight
# Wrap
# Wrap

Only two out of six Dublin SFC games went ahead tonight

May 8th 2015, 9:13 PM 5,955 Views 5 Comments

There were wins for Na Fianna and Clontarf this evening as the weather wreaked havoc with the schedule..

# fingal - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Councillor says protest organisers to blame for woman's injuries - not gardaí
# Fingal County Council
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# Fingal County Council

Councillor says protest organisers to blame for woman's injuries - not gardaí

Apr 14th 2015, 1:21 PM 26,633 Views 151 Comments

There have been calls for an investigation into garda conduct at the protest.

Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters
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# Fingal

Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters

Apr 14th 2015, 7:49 AM 91,829 Views 419 Comments

The woman was sitting in a doorway at Fingal County Council last night.

# fingal - Monday 16 February, 2015

Lisbon Treaty vote (the 1st one) the most expensive referendum of past 15 years
# Nice Prices
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# Nice Prices

Lisbon Treaty vote (the 1st one) the most expensive referendum of past 15 years

Feb 16th 2015, 6:40 PM 9,115 Views 47 Comments

They told us we’d save €20 million by scrapping the Seanad — but it cost us a fair chunk of change to hold the vote.

# fingal - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Blocking councillors from leaving meeting deemed 'completely unacceptable'
# Water Charges
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# Water Charges

Blocking councillors from leaving meeting deemed 'completely unacceptable'

Feb 10th 2015, 12:39 PM 37,664 Views 196 Comments

Gardaí were at the scene in Fingal last night.

# fingal - Friday 6 February, 2015

Waste company disappointed it can't pick up rival's old bins
# Bin Wars
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# Bin Wars

Waste company disappointed it can't pick up rival's old bins

Feb 6th 2015, 1:41 PM 21,556 Views 23 Comments

An injunction was yesterday granted to prevent Greenstar from collecting Panda Waste’s bins.

# fingal - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Beach-goers warned not to swim at twelve Dublin beaches
# Don't Get In The Water
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# Don't Get In The Water

Beach-goers warned not to swim at twelve Dublin beaches

Aug 5th 2014, 8:23 PM 40,340 Views 31 Comments

It may not have entered your mind given the weather lately, but avoid the water at some Fingal beaches.

# fingal - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor
# The Waiting Game
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# The Waiting Game

Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor

Jul 9th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,694 Views 24 Comments

Fingal County Council is still not on board with the idea, though.

# fingal - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties
# Punishment
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# Punishment

'Grossly unfair': Part of Dublin's property tax revenue may be spent in other counties

Jun 27th 2014, 5:40 PM 15,632 Views 105 Comments

Labour Cllr Brendan Carr has said that, if implemented, the plan would amount to ‘punishing’ Dubliners for paying the LPT.

# fingal - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."
# Homeless Crisis
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# Homeless Crisis

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."

May 20th 2014, 2:10 PM 13,064 Views 50 Comments

Council offices in Blanchardstown were occupied by protesters this morning, including one woman who said she’d be without a home within weeks…

# fingal - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Phil Hogan 'should hold plebiscite anyway' --- Lord Mayor
# Total Mayor
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# Total Mayor

Phil Hogan 'should hold plebiscite anyway' --- Lord Mayor

Apr 5th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,542 Views 21 Comments

Oisín Quinn says the fact that 98 councillors supported the move, while only 19 voted against is as close as you get to unanimity “outside of Iraq and North Korea”.

# fingal - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Fingal's scuppering of elected mayor for Dublin slammed... by Fingal's former mayor
# Total Mayor
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# Total Mayor

Fingal's scuppering of elected mayor for Dublin slammed... by Fingal's former mayor

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:00 PM 6,380 Views 12 Comments

Cian O’Callaghan said that ceremonial mayors “belong to a different era”.

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