Daily Archives: May 21, 2017

dlr announces 2017 Tidy Schools Champion!

dlr has announced St. Laurence’s Boys National School, Stillorgan, as the winners of the 2017 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Tidy Schools competition. St Laurence’s, last year’s runners up, created a prehistoric garden filled with ancient looking plants and a pizza garden full of plants used in pizza toppings. They also installed a new frog pond in an…

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and Chengdu Agree Strategic Cooperation Agreement

Cllr. Cormac Devlin, Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown joined his counterpart Dr. Luo Qiang, Mayor of Chengdu at a special ceremony where a Memorandum of Understanding between the two municipal authorities was signed. The agreement was adopted during the 2017 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair (GIEF). Over 600 people, including four Nobel prize winners, Chinese…

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Campaign is changing people’s behaviour towards gum disposal

Lord Mayor Brendan Carr will launch Dublin City Council’s 2017 Gum Litter Awareness Campaign, today, Thursday, 18th May, at 11.00am in St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. The Campaign is running in conjunction with the National Gum Litter Taskforce Campaign recently launched by Minister Denis Naughten, Minister for Communication, Climate Change and the Environment. Dublin City…

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Council honours first graduates from TY Football and Fitness Course

The country’s first ever Football and Fitness Course for Transition Year students held its inaugural graduation ceremony at the Fingal County Council Civic Offices in Blanchardstown on Monday, May 15 when 25 TY students received their certificates in front of an audience that included their parents and family members. The ground-breaking course provides the young…

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Statement from Fingal County Council in relation to Seagulls Balbriggan

The Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs has made a Declaration which allows owners or occupiers to remove seagull nests or eggs from their properties within a defined area of Balbriggan. Details of the Declaration and a Map of the defined area are available at:- Removing seagull nest or eggs can…

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Minister English receives housing briefing from Fingal County Council

The Minister for State for Housing and Urban Renewal, Damien English, TD, met with Fingal County Council officials today (Monday) to hear at first-hand the work being done to alleviate the housing crisis. Minister English met with Chief Executive Paul Reid, Director of Housing and Community Margaret Geraghty, Director of Planning and Strategic Infrastructure AnnMarie…

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