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# fingal - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:00 PM 6,389 Views 12 Comments

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

# fingal - Monday 31 March, 2014

Two more councils back mayor proposal, but Fingal’s ‘nay’ scuppers plan
# Total Mayor
# Total Mayor

Two more councils back mayor proposal, but Fingal’s ‘nay’ scuppers plan

Mar 31st 2014, 11:23 PM 19,045 Views 100 Comments

Any of the four local authorities in the county had the power to veto the proposal to put the plan to the people of the county on 23 May.

# fingal - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Corn tortilla factory aims to create 30 jobs in the next five years
# Corn The New Potato
# Corn The New Potato

Corn tortilla factory aims to create 30 jobs in the next five years

Mar 5th 2014, 3:56 PM 11,801 Views 23 Comments

That’s if the agribusiness gets the funding it needs to start up.

# fingal - Monday 3 February, 2014

New 'Luas on rubber wheels' could cut commute times by almost 40 per cent
# Dublin
# Dublin

New 'Luas on rubber wheels' could cut commute times by almost 40 per cent

Feb 3rd 2014, 10:55 AM 33,613 Views 100 Comments

Three special ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ routes could be built at a cost of up to €650 million. It’s planned the first will be between the city centre and Swords.

# fingal - Friday 18 October, 2013

Hogan on Dublin mayor plan: 'I might be 6' 5'' but I'm not going to lean in any direction'
# Dublin Mayor
# Dublin Mayor

Hogan on Dublin mayor plan: 'I might be 6' 5'' but I'm not going to lean in any direction'

Oct 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,615 Views 59 Comments

The Minister isn’t giving much away about whether or not he’d like a directly-elected mayor for the capital.

# fingal - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Huge security operation in place in Donaghmede ahead of dissident march
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Huge security operation in place in Donaghmede ahead of dissident march

Sep 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 17,572 Views 201 Comments

Crash barriers are being placed along the expected route from the family home to the graveside of crime boss Alan Ryan.

# fingal - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Column: Yola and Fingalian – the forgotten ancient English dialects of Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yola and Fingalian – the forgotten ancient English dialects of Ireland

Jul 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,127 Views 36 Comments

Yola was a fascinating mediaeval English dialect only spoken in Wexford which, along with Fingallian in Co Dublin, demonstrates the rich, multicultural society that was ancient Ireland, writes Damian Shiels.

# fingal - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Two firefighters injured in fire at derelict house
# Naul Road
# Naul Road

Two firefighters injured in fire at derelict house

May 28th 2013, 8:54 AM 11,020 Views 43 Comments

Both were released from hospital this morning.

# fingal - Monday 8 October, 2012

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage

Oct 8th 2012, 10:16 PM 9,825 Views 143 Comments

Fingal Couunty Council and Waterford City became the latest councils to support motions on the issue tonight.

# fingal - Monday 24 September, 2012

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window

Sep 24th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,418 Views 53 Comments

The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.

# fingal - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Over 10,000 homes could harbour unidentified pyrite problems
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

Over 10,000 homes could harbour unidentified pyrite problems

Jul 18th 2012, 3:46 PM 9,957 Views 20 Comments

A new report commissioned by the government has revealed the extent of the problem in estate across five local authority areas.

# fingal - Friday 22 June, 2012

Ireland's 'first openly gay mayor' elected
# Mayor
# Mayor

Ireland's 'first openly gay mayor' elected

Jun 22nd 2012, 6:07 PM 15,073 Views 49 Comments

Cian O’Callaghan has been elected mayor of Fingal County Council.

# fingal - Monday 14 May, 2012

Residents vow to step up campaign against 'monster' sewage plant
# Sewage
# Sewage

Residents vow to step up campaign against 'monster' sewage plant

May 14th 2012, 9:29 PM 4,641 Views 19 Comments

The location of a proposed all-Dublin sewage works has now been narrowed down to three sites.

# fingal - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Counties with lower incomes less likely to pay household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Counties with lower incomes less likely to pay household charge

May 2nd 2012, 6:45 AM 3,308 Views 26 Comments

A comparison of household charge payments with CSO income data reveals a general correlation between payment and income.

# fingal - Monday 30 April, 2012

Ulster counties lead table of household charge boycotts
# Ulster Says No
# Ulster Says No

Ulster counties lead table of household charge boycotts

Apr 30th 2012, 11:57 AM 3,971 Views 42 Comments

Donegal, Monaghan and Cavan are among the counties with the lowest payment levels so far. Where does yours rank?

# fingal - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties
# Where You Live
# Where You Live

Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties

Apr 26th 2012, 1:14 PM 45,081 Views 46 Comments

We already knew that there were 4,588,252 people living in Ireland last year – but the latest batch of CSO Census data means that now we literally know where you live.

# fingal - Monday 12 December, 2011

Fingal residents protest against 'monster' sewage plant
# Monster Sewage
# Monster Sewage

Fingal residents protest against 'monster' sewage plant

Dec 12th 2011, 10:22 PM 4,997 Views 51 Comments

Hundreds of north Dublin residents tonight demonstrated against a new giant sewage treatment plant which is due to be built in the area.

# fingal - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Water supply disruptions in 40,000 Dublin homes
# Water
# Water

Water supply disruptions in 40,000 Dublin homes

Oct 8th 2011, 11:28 AM 1,710 Views 16 Comments

Disruptions in the water supply at homes across Dublin began at 6am this morning and will continue until midnight on Sunday due to essential works.