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#Fingal County Council

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 19 August, 2021

People urged not to swim at two Dublin beaches due to E. coli bacteria
# No Swimming
# No Swimming

People urged not to swim at two Dublin beaches due to E. coli bacteria

Aug 19th 2021, 7:20 AM 55,514 Views 15 Comments

The cause of the bacteria in the water was not revealed by Fingal County Council.

# fingal-county-council - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Swimming ban lifted at two Dublin beaches after E.Coli levels recede
# Skerries
# Skerries

Swimming ban lifted at two Dublin beaches after E.Coli levels recede

Jul 24th 2021, 1:56 PM 17,109 Views 13 Comments

The notice has been issued for Burrow Beach in Sutton and South Strand Skerries.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Do Not Swim notice in place for two Dublin beaches due to high bacteria levels
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Do Not Swim notice in place for two Dublin beaches due to high bacteria levels

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:56 AM 59,773 Views 10 Comments

The notice has been issued for Burrow Beach in Sutton and South Strand Skerries.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Legal challenge brought over decision to pedestrianise part of Malahide Village
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Legal challenge brought over decision to pedestrianise part of Malahide Village

Jun 29th 2021, 9:00 AM 23,426 Views 41 Comments

The pedestrianisation aimed to facilitate outdoor dining but has led to criticism.

# fingal-county-council - Friday 4 September, 2020

Residents fear being left 'homeless' as council warns them not to erect barriers against coastal erosion
# Portrane
# Portrane

Residents fear being left 'homeless' as council warns them not to erect barriers against coastal erosion

Sep 4th 2020, 12:10 AM 44,948 Views 17 Comments

Residents say they risk losing their homes in the coming years if they don’t take action immediately.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'People are upset': Councils close allotments because of Covid-19
# Closed
# Closed

'People are upset': Councils close allotments because of Covid-19

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:42 AM 45,004 Views 50 Comments

Locals have raised concerns about the closure of the allotments.

# fingal-county-council - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Joyriders destroy pitches in north Co Dublin
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Joyriders destroy pitches in north Co Dublin

Mar 25th 2020, 11:20 PM 83,559 Views 62 Comments

Fingal County Council has closed the pitches in the interests of health and safety.

# fingal-county-council - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Coastal greenway delayed as contractor hits drains and causes flooding
# Digging A Hole
# Digging A Hole

Coastal greenway delayed as contractor hits drains and causes flooding

Dec 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 55,227 Views 33 Comments

Solutions being put in place include a shallow trench and overflow pipe into the estuary.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'He had a heart of gold': Inquest rules death of park ranger at council depot was suicide
# Dublin Coroner's Court
# Dublin Coroner's Court

'He had a heart of gold': Inquest rules death of park ranger at council depot was suicide

Oct 15th 2019, 5:02 PM 32,334 Views 10 Comments

The inquest heard the phrase “Stand up to bullies” was spray-painted on the wall of the canteen where Stephen Taylor’s body was found.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 2 September, 2019

Dublin Airport noise regulator established despite concerns over Fingal Council role
# Noise Complaint
# Noise Complaint

Dublin Airport noise regulator established despite concerns over Fingal Council role

Sep 2nd 2019, 11:20 AM 14,822 Views 15 Comments

The new body, the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority, is being run by Fingal County Council.

# fingal-county-council - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Construction commences on new €2.5 million coastal cycling route in north Dublin
# Greenway
# Greenway

Construction commences on new €2.5 million coastal cycling route in north Dublin

Jul 24th 2019, 4:13 PM 31,425 Views 72 Comments

The route will link Baldoyle to Portmarnock along the Coast Road.

# fingal-county-council - Sunday 14 April, 2019

'There's robbed cars, burnt-out cars, dead horses ... the bones of dead horses'
# Dunsink
# Dunsink

'There's robbed cars, burnt-out cars, dead horses ... the bones of dead horses'

Apr 14th 2019, 10:00 PM 89,070 Views 49 Comments

Campaigners say animals at Dunsink in Dublin are being frightened and injured by joyriders and quad bike riders.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Skerries residents appeal decision to allow fast food restaurant to be built 300m from school
# Skerries Point
# Skerries Point

Skerries residents appeal decision to allow fast food restaurant to be built 300m from school

Apr 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,687 Views 34 Comments

Planning permission for the restaurant was granted last month.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Paul Reid is the HSE's new director general
# Fingal County Council
# Fingal County Council

Paul Reid is the HSE's new director general

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:02 PM 20,046 Views 21 Comments

Varadkar said that Reid “developed a strong reputation as a dynamic and ambitious leader, who was always up for a challenge”.

# fingal-county-council - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'Not now and not ever': 1,000 new homes planned for west Dublin, which locals say brings a 'high risk' of flooding
# Barnhill
# Barnhill

'Not now and not ever': 1,000 new homes planned for west Dublin, which locals say brings a 'high risk' of flooding

Feb 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 73,046 Views 40 Comments

The vast majority of Fingal County Councillors voted in favour of adopting the Barnhill Local Area Plan.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Fingal is worried about 'substandard' elements of a 600-home scheme in Dublin's new suburb
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Fingal is worried about 'substandard' elements of a 600-home scheme in Dublin's new suburb

Sep 27th 2018, 4:15 PM 1,398 Views 0 Comments

A property group led by ex-Dunnes chief Liam McGreal wants to build 10 residential blocks near Clonsilla.

# fingal-county-council - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Fingal council says vacant home occupiers could delay handover of property to those on housing list
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Fingal council says vacant home occupiers could delay handover of property to those on housing list

Sep 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,685 Views 74 Comments

Activists occupied a property in Balbriggan on Saturday.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 10 September, 2018

Jimmy Guerin's message to Gemma O'Doherty: 'Allow my sister rest in peace'
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Jimmy Guerin's message to Gemma O'Doherty: 'Allow my sister rest in peace'

Sep 10th 2018, 6:50 PM 39,526 Views 116 Comments

Veronica Guerin’s brother addressed claims by the Áras hopeful at Fingal council today.

# fingal-county-council - Saturday 1 September, 2018

High Court challenge brought over halting site for Travellers displaced by new Dublin Airport runway
# Courts
# Courts

High Court challenge brought over halting site for Travellers displaced by new Dublin Airport runway

Sep 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 19,528 Views 20 Comments

An environmental and planning company claims the site does not comply with Fingal County Council’s development plan.

# fingal-county-council - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Fingal Council asks private developers for views on plan to deliver 1,000 homes
# Ballymastone
# Ballymastone

Fingal Council asks private developers for views on plan to deliver 1,000 homes

Aug 16th 2018, 6:10 AM 15,526 Views 26 Comments

The site includes a recreational and educational hub.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Do not swim notice issued for Claremont Beach in Howth
# Dublin
# Dublin

Do not swim notice issued for Claremont Beach in Howth

Jul 10th 2018, 10:50 PM 19,727 Views 13 Comments

Fingal County Council has issued a 72-hour do not swim notice due to suspected water contamination from birds.

# fingal-county-council - Monday 14 May, 2018

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light
# Fingal
# Fingal

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

May 14th 2018, 8:19 PM 43,798 Views 167 Comments

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

# fingal-county-council - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings
# Fingal
# Fingal

Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 12,230 Views 102 Comments

The council said this is a long-standing policy, but it recently contacted councillors to remind them of its existence after a public meeting in Baldoyle.

# fingal-county-council - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information

Feb 27th 2018, 10:31 AM 32,610 Views 28 Comments

The details of the case were outlined Data Protection Commissioner’s annual report, published today.

# fingal-county-council - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city
# Major Project
# Major Project

Amazon's grand plans for its new Dublin data centre could use as much power as a city

Jan 20th 2018, 6:30 AM 25,415 Views 44 Comments

The US tech giant says it could build up to eight facilities at Mulhuddart.

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

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

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

Nov 10th 2017, 12:15 AM 80,460 Views 143 Comments

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
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

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

Nov 3rd 2017, 5:25 PM 28,534 Views 34 Comments

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'
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Aug 28th 2017, 10:16 PM 10,755 Views 3 Comments

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
# Quite A Surprise
# Quite A Surprise

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

Aug 26th 2017, 1:00 PM 10,685 Views 6 Comments

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
# Rush And Loughshinny
# Rush And Loughshinny

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

Aug 24th 2017, 3:37 PM 14,208 Views 9 Comments

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
# Baldoyle
# Baldoyle

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

Aug 18th 2017, 12:13 PM 24,695 Views 66 Comments

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
# Profile

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

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:10 PM 32,490 Views 101 Comments

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
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

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

Nov 18th 2016, 3:14 PM 23,883 Views 49 Comments

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
# Not Off To A Flyer
# Not Off To A Flyer

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

Oct 13th 2016, 5:58 PM 31,947 Views 16 Comments

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
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

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

Jul 8th 2016, 6:05 AM 23,257 Views 58 Comments

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
# Pollution
# Pollution

Fingal County Council issues warning about another three beaches

Jun 7th 2016, 6:14 PM 24,024 Views 36 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:19 AM 13,225 Views 127 Comments

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
# Protest
# Protest

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 11:00 PM 26,125 Views 95 Comments

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
# Public Green
# Public Green

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

Dec 4th 2015, 6:00 AM 26,986 Views 45 Comments

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
# Residents Protest
# Residents Protest

Christmas Kingdom moved out of Malahide after residents protest at meeting

Nov 12th 2015, 8:32 PM 32,492 Views 59 Comments

The event had been expected to run until early January.

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