A Strategic Housing Development pre-application has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála by the Land Development Agency (LDA). This application was presented on 23rd December 2020 for 815 units and the case is to be decided on by 4th March 2021. This process bypasses Fingal (more…)
Cllr Maguire and Cllr Murphy welcome the placemaking grant of €5,000 for the Balbriggan Beach Swimmers.
There were several meetings held with the swimming group to understand their needs. It is now a priority for Cllr Maguire and Cllr Murphy to support the swimmers to (more…)
Cllr Tony Murphy says that he is extremely shocked and disappointed that Wavin, a company located in Balbriggan since 1962 has announced they are now seeking 20 redundancies. Wavin were major employers for the town of Balbriggan and have survived a number of recessions. (more…)
Fingal County Councils proposals for a new pedestrian and cycle route has created major concerns with the design as it proposes to remove 170 trees across the chosen route. While the people of Balbriggan have broadly welcomed the investment, they are not willing to accept the current design (more…)
Cllr Tony Murphy has confirmation from Fingal County Council that fibre works are complete and fibre broadband is now available to businesses in the Stephenstown Industrial Estate in Balbriggan Speeds of up to 1000MB are available. There had been many requests from businesses (more…)
As you are aware on 19th of June last the variation on the Fingal Development plan was passed. Its important to note that the intervention of Cobra through all the correspondence to AnnMarie Farrelly and Councillors, and with the input from the planning regulator, distinct changes (more…)
Cllr. Tony Murphy has advised that on 19th June 2020 Fingal County Council have passed Variation no.2 to the Development Plan. I welcome that Balbriggan has been now classified as a ‘self-sustaining town’, in this context.
I requested that the C.E. will give an assurance that (more…)
Commercial rates for a three month period beginning on 27 March 2020, for all businesses that have been forced to close due to Public Health requirements will be waived. The Exchequer will fund councils for this initiative. The position post 27 June 2020 will be considered as part of (more…)
Fingal Community Alert is a voluntary group who work in conjunction with the Department of Environment and Pobal. They also work with all Hospitals, Public Health Nurses and Occupational Therapists. They provide free alarms for the elderly throughout Co. Meath, Fingal and North Dublin (more…)
Cllr Tony Murphy has announced his intention to run in the General Election 2020 for Dublin Fingal which is taking place on Saturday 8th February 2020. Cllr Murphy stated “I have lived and worked in Fingal all my life, and I have represented my constituents at local level for the past 6 years. Allow me (more…)
Independent Councillor, Tony Murphy has welcomed the Sports Capital Grants allocation to all the clubs in the Fingal area. The many volunteers who are the mainstay of support for many clubs have to be commended for their time and effort over the years. These grants will allow the clubs (more…)
It is disappointing to say that only minor alterations were made on foot of almost 1000 submissions / objections delivered by the people of Balbriggan, on the Castlelands Masterplan, says Cllr Murphy. The quantity of units considered is still 850. Heights were reduced from the (more…)