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#Fingal County Council

# fingal-county-council - Friday 10 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar has been criticised for calling houses starting at €315,000 'affordable'

Leo Varadkar was unable to give a definition of what constituted affordable housing when questioned recently in the Dáil.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 3 November, 2017

Mother and son awarded €20,000 after 'explosion of raw sewage' in bathroom

Patricia Powell and her son were awarded the damages against Fingal County Council and Irish Water.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 28 August, 2017

Swimming ban extended at Loughshinny due to 'unacceptable levels of contamination'

The extended ban on swimming is likely to last at least 72 hours.

# fingal-county-council - Saturday 26 August, 2017

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

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

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Do not swim notice issued for two Dublin beaches due to high levels of sewage

The likely cause of the lower water quality at both locations is sewage from a wastewater treatment plant or sewer network.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 18 August, 2017

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

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

# fingal-county-council - Friday 2 June, 2017

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach? Profile This post contains videos

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?

The Social Protection Minister could succeed Enda Kenny as leader of Fine Gael … and the country.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 18 November, 2016

Fingal Council takes case against Starbucks in Swords after Bord Pleanála finding

A spokesman for Starbucks EMEA in London said it expected its licensees to comply with local planning.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 13 October, 2016

If you're living in north Dublin, you might want to ignore this recycling flyer

Because it isn’t legitimate. Fingal County Council has posted on social media this evening warning residents to be on their guard.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 8 July, 2016

Families in council-owned housing may face eviction as they're excluded from getting rent supplement

The families are private tenants but can’t avail of rent supplement due to laws around housing.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Fingal County Council issues warning about another three beaches

The council said there was water overflow from a pump station due to heavy rainfall.

# fingal-county-council - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Fingal County Council confirms it’s trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses

The council said that talks with the developer had not progressed as of yet.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Alan Kelly: Fingal County Council is trying to buy Tyrrelstown houses

Some 100 families face the threat of eviction.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 4 December, 2015

Settlement of €3k rejected after schoolboy cuts leg on broken glass

The injury has been described as being worth ten times that amount.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Christmas Kingdom moved out of Malahide after residents protest at meeting

The event had been expected to run until early January.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘Politics is a dirty world’: AAA activist quits after bitter row over council seat

Bernadette Rynne claims she was passed over for a council seat, but AAA members in Dublin West dispute her account.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 11 May, 2015

Inside the dilapidated Haughey estate that is due to be turned into a resort Needs Work This post contains images

Inside the dilapidated Haughey estate that is due to be turned into a resort

The former taoiseach sold Abbeville in 2003 to settle his mounting debts.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

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

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

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Fingal County Council considering installing lights in park where woman was assaulted

“All councillors are in unison of the importance that the green gets used by families and individuals.”

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Swimmers warned to stay out of the water at six Dublin beaches

Fingal County Council say the ‘poor quality’ results follow last weekend’s heavy rainfall.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 14 July, 2014

Fingal Council vote to reduce property tax for 2015... but they can't ratify decision just yet

Councillors called on the regulations to be published immediately to allow councils to legally and formally decide what rate of local property tax they will apply.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Gardaí seized all this alcohol on Portmarnock beach yesterday

By 10am this morning, council cleanup crews had collected more than 200 bags of rubbish from the beach.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 12 June, 2014

People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours

Terence Flanagan said that planning laws needed to be updated to include tree height.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 2 May, 2014

“Outrage” as vandals tape bacon to posters of candidate with Turkish background

Memet Uludag — who has been living in Ireland since 1998 — noticed the items stuck to his election posters in Blanchardstown yesterday.

# fingal-county-council - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

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

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

# fingal-county-council - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Protests at plan to turn 109-year-old library into dole office

Residents of the Dublin suburb of Balbriggan say plans to move the town’s Carnegie library will be a massive blow to the area.

# fingal-county-council - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Relocation of Howth tourist office held up by dispute

Fingal County Council want to move ahead with new office – but Government have to give go-ahead.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 18 November, 2013

Revealed: Here are the powers a directly-elected Dublin mayor could have

A directly-elected mayor would appoint a cabinet of politicians and non-politicians to administer the Dublin Metropolitan Region with responsibility for a wide range of areas, according to a draft report.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 29 July, 2013

Rescue charity concerned about change of dog pound

A Dog’s Life has said it will not be able to provide the same service to the new pound, and fears more dogs will be put down.

# fingal-county-council - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Lord Mayor: Dublin needs a mayor with 'real powers', but role unlikely before 2019

Oisín Quinn has been sharing his thoughts on the future of the mayorship, following a poll that shows 61 per cent of Dubliners are in favour of a directly elected CEO for the city.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 22 July, 2013

Dublin’s 53 extra councillors will cost €1.5 million every year

The addition of more councillors in Dublin’s four local authorities will cost more but Phil Hogan insists there will be overall savings of over €3.6 million under his reforms.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 28 June, 2013

€10 million Dublin train station opens - three years after being built

A delay in building an access road left Hansfield station idle for three years.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Council closes cemetery car park due to 'staffing issues' and anti-social behaviour

The decision has been met with anger from visitors who said there is not enough parking along the street.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 11 February, 2013

Disruptions at Dublin and Galway council meetings over property tax

Meetings of South Dublin and Fingal county councils, and of Galway City Council, were interrupted by protestors.

# fingal-county-council - Sunday 2 December, 2012

What do you do with your old bicycle?

This is what: New scheme sees old bikes refurbished for resale with profits going to employment and training schemes.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

'Fix Your Street' website to be rolled out nationally by end of year

The website allowing people to report graffiti, leaks, litter, dumping and more will be available in the coming months.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 1 October, 2012

Dublin councils have spent €91 million on Poolbeg plant so far

Dublin city manager John Tierney says the council is looking to extend the deadline for construction to begin on the site.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

In pictures: three goats released on Howth Head Goats For Howth This post contains images

In pictures: three goats released on Howth Head

The Golden Guernseys have been tasked with keeping the integrity and biodiversity of the area in tact.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 31 August, 2012

Balbriggan beach reopens and is deemed safe for swimming

The beach was closed earlier this week after raw sewage was discharged into the sea.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Balbriggan beach closed after raw sewage overflow

A malfunction at a local pump station due to power failures caused the overflows.

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