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#Fingal County Council

# fingal-county-council - Last month November 2022

Water outages in north Dublin expected to continue until this evening
# Water
# Water

Water outages in north Dublin expected to continue until this evening

Nov 22nd 2022, 1:33 PM 19,935 Views 6 Comments

Irish Water and Fingal County Council are working to repair a burst water mains.

# fingal-county-council - This year 2022

Warning issued to bathers after Lion's Mane jellyfish spotted at east coast beaches
# Fingal County Council
# Fingal County Council

Warning issued to bathers after Lion's Mane jellyfish spotted at east coast beaches

Jul 28th 2022, 9:12 AM 43,100 Views 21 Comments

A sting from the jellyfish can cause nausea, sweating, cramps and headaches.

Temporary swimming ban enacted for Loughshinny Beach in north Dublin due to high E.coli levels
# No Swim Notice
# No Swim Notice

Temporary swimming ban enacted for Loughshinny Beach in north Dublin due to high E.coli levels

Jul 12th 2022, 2:37 PM 8,738 Views 1 Comment

The beach is still open to the public.

Lifeguard headbutted and council staff spat on while working for Dublin's local authorities
# Dublin
# Dublin

Lifeguard headbutted and council staff spat on while working for Dublin's local authorities

Jul 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 37,243 Views 17 Comments
  • Staff at the four councils were subjected to dozens of instances of verbal abuse and physical assaults since 2018.
  • Reports include sexual harassment and attempts by members of the public to damage workers' vehicles.
DAA secures green light for new paid drop-off and pick-up zone at Dublin airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

DAA secures green light for new paid drop-off and pick-up zone at Dublin airport

Mar 7th 2022, 10:15 PM 43,507 Views 88 Comments

The scheme was given the go-ahead by Fingal County Council.

Jimmy Guerin takes court challenge over alleged removal of Council meeting record
# Fingal County Council
# Fingal County Council

Jimmy Guerin takes court challenge over alleged removal of Council meeting record

Feb 21st 2022, 6:21 PM 22,527 Views 0 Comments

The Independent Councillor claims that the removal of comments he made during the meeting breaches his right to freedom of expression.

# fingal-county-council - Last year 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 55,693 Views 15 Comments

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

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 17,171 Views 13 Comments

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

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 61,014 Views 10 Comments

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

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 23,539 Views 41 Comments

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

# fingal-county-council - All time

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 45,597 Views 18 Comments

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

'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 45,085 Views 50 Comments

Locals have raised concerns about the closure of the allotments.

Joyriders destroy pitches in north Co Dublin
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Joyriders destroy pitches in north Co Dublin

Mar 25th 2020, 11:20 PM 83,619 Views 62 Comments

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

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 55,270 Views 33 Comments

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

'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 32,533 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.

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 14,851 Views 15 Comments

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

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 31,469 Views 72 Comments

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

'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 89,623 Views 53 Comments

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

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 14,731 Views 34 Comments

Planning permission for the restaurant was granted last month.

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 20,135 Views 21 Comments

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

'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 73,243 Views 40 Comments

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

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 1,471 Views 0 Comments

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

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 23,740 Views 76 Comments

Activists occupied a property in Balbriggan on Saturday.

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 39,616 Views 116 Comments

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

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 19,593 Views 20 Comments

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

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 15,598 Views 26 Comments

The site includes a recreational and educational hub.

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 19,746 Views 13 Comments

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

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 43,990 Views 150 Comments

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

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 12,259 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.

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 32,669 Views 28 Comments

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

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 25,686 Views 43 Comments

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

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 80,558 Views 143 Comments

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

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 28,564 Views 34 Comments

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

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 10,777 Views 3 Comments

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

'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 10,724 Views 6 Comments

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

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 14,230 Views 9 Comments

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

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 24,725 Views 66 Comments

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

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 32,640 Views 100 Comments

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

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 23,970 Views 49 Comments

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

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 31,999 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.

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