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Body of young male recovered from Balbriggan Harbour

0 February 16, 2019

The body of a young male was recovered from Balbriggan harbour today at around 1.40pm.    The body was recovered by the RNLI and was taken to Connolly Hospital where a post mortem is due be carried out. Gardai confirmed that the male was pronounced dead at the scene. (more…)

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Java the Hut New Artisan Coffee Roastery Open Day

0 February 16, 2019

Today Marc Hynes from Java the Hut held an open day at his new coffee roastery at Unit 1, Beat Centre, Stephenstown Industrial Estate in Balbriggan.  Marc is well known in the town for his great coffee, but Marc has now decided to take this one step further by going into production with the (more…)

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Construction to begin on Balbriggan Skate Park

0 February 15, 2019

Fingal County Council has announced that construction of a destination style skate park will in Millpond Park, Balbriggan will begin in February. Freestyle Skateparks have designed and built over 600 skateparks in the last 30 years and have been contracted by Fingal County Council to build (more…)

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Romance Scammers steal Hearts, then Money.

0 February 14, 2019

Gardaí are advising people to beware of Romance Scams. Victims of the scam believe they have met their perfect match online, but the other person is in fact a scammer using a fake profile to build the relationship. They slowly gain the victim’s trust with a view to eventually asking them (more…)

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Development of North Runway will be beneficial – Farrell

0 February 14, 2019

Following the turning of the sod for the new North Runway at Dublin Airport, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell said that the second runway at Dublin Airport will have great economic benefits for Fingal, bringing more jobs to the region.  “I was pleased to attend official turning of the sod (more…)

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Climate actions will improve Fingal life if implemented

0 February 14, 2019

Green Party representative for Dublin Fingal Joe O’Brien has asked Fingal County Council to make specific efforts to consult with schools across Fingal in the development of the county’s first Climate Action Plan. Speaking after the launch of the consultation process which will last until March 25th, (more…)

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Fingal Adult Education Balbriggan & Swords Awards Night

0 February 13, 2019

It was a double celebration at the Adult Education Service Balbriggan and Swords award ceremony, Thursday the 8th of February in the Bracken Court Hotel. A total of 96 adult learners were eligible to graduate in a range of Quality and Qualifications Ireland certification (QQI) ranging from Level (more…)

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#SaferStudentNights

0 February 12, 2019

This year the HSE has partnered with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), to launch a new harm-reduction information campaign, called #SaferStudentNights. Research* shows that the rate of drug use among people aged 15-34 has risen by more than those aged 35-64. The most commonly used (more…)

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Nell Staunton awarded ISA Youth Sailor 2018

0 February 12, 2019

Congratulation to Nell Staunton from Balscadden and her excellent achievement in Friday night at Irish Sailing Awards in the RDS.  Nell was awarded Youth Sailor of the Year 2018 and the award was presented by Irish Sports Council chief executive John Treacy.  Nell is one of the standouts of (more…)