Category Archives: Fingal County Council

Fingal County Council to develop The Shackleton Gardens

The Shackleton Gardens at Beech Park, Clonsilla, have been transferred into public ownership and Fingal County Council intends restoring the Gardens and opening them to the public as an important visitor attraction and tourism asset in Dublin 15. A €415,000 development plan has already been approved and will commence shortly. The Gardens are widely regarded…

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Council welcomes more jobs for Dublin Enterprise Zone

Fingal County Council has welcomed the recent jobs announcement by Mallinckrodt and Designer Group following the opening of their new facilities in the Dublin Enterprise Zone. Mallinckrodt, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, opened its new €95m Global Device Engineering Facility at College Business &Technology Park in Blanchardstown and announced the creation of 45…

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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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Sluagh Hall Swords Opened by Mayor of Fingal

On May 9th the Mayor of Fingal, Cllr. Darragh Butler, re-opened Sluagh Hall.  The Hall, located beside Fingallians GAA Club in Swords, will become the new home for Swords Boxing Club and will also be used by Fingallians GAA Club. First opened by Eamon de Valera in 1938, Sluagh Hall was one of a number…

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Mayor to host high level seminar on Metro North

The Mayor of Fingal, Cllr. Darragh Butler will host a high-level seminar in County Hall, Swords, on Monday, May 8 to discuss the merits of accelerating the development of Metro North, from Swords to the Airport and onto the City Centre. Metro North was identified by the Government in 2015 as a priority project in…

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