Fingal Culture and Creativity Strategy 2018 -2022. Have Your Say

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Fingal County Council, under the Creative Ireland Programme, is preparing the Fingal Culture and Creativity Strategy 2018 -2022, a four-year plan for Fingal. 
As part of the process, they are inviting feedback on the draft strategy from members of the public, creative practitioners and organisations in Fingal.  

The closing date for comments is 21st March 2018 A link to the strategy can be found here


2,300 cars seized in Fingal

Friday, February 23, 2018

Gardai seized almost 2,300 cars in Fingal last year. The figures were included in the annual Garda reports at the recent Fingal Joint Policing Committee meeting.

Under section 41 of the Road Traffic Act cars can be seized for a number of reasons from
​not being insur​ed,​ ​not having an NCT certificate or being used to commit a criminal offence. 
That's over 6 per day which is quite astonishing. It just goes to show how many problem vehicles are 
​still ​
on our roads. 


Fingal County Council opens consultation for 2018-2023 Draft Heritage Plan

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Fingal County Council has prepared a Draft Heritage Plan for Fingal covering the period between 2018 and 2023.

The National Heritage Plan deals with all aspects of our natural and cultural heritage including Fingal’s geology, wildlife, habitats, archaeological sites, history, music and folklore.


Tyrrelstown GAA to get 15 month lease on playing field

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Statement by Minister of State (Michael D'Arcy TD) today regarding Tyrrelstown GAA

"I should initially say that NAMA has a commercial remit and a statutory objective to generate a return for the taxpayer. However, in the context of its commercial remit and consistent with section 2 of the National Asset Management Act, 2009, NAMA is at all times open to considering proposals aimed at contributing to broader social and economic objectives.


ABP Approve Planning at Link Road:-

Thursday, February 15, 2018

An Board Pleanala has approved the planning permission (ref:FW16A/0176) granted for the site between Portersgate and the Clonsilla Link Road. The development of 103 residential units and a local neighbourhood centre is at a lower density than the previous application here.

Clonsilla Planning FW16A/0176
Aside from the standard conditions attached, the developers must provide detailed proposals for the access from Portersgate Heights to the public open space on the northern part of the site. No hot food takeaways, bookmakers or totem sign shall be permitted as part of the development.


Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant Milestone Event

Monday, February 12, 2018

Ringsend, the largest wastewater treatment plant in Ireland, serves the four Dublin Local Authority areas, along with parts of Co. Meath, and already operates 20% over capacity. With the population of the Greater Dublin Area predicted to continue growing by almost 300,000 over the next decade the  pressure  on the plant will grow significantly.

Irish Water Ringsend
Councillor Kieran Dennison and Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, TD launch upgrade for Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant


Consultation on the Irish household waste collection market

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has opened a public consultation to seek views on the Irish household waste collection market. The information obtained through this consultation will help to inform a study that the CCPC is currently undertaking in this market.

Through the course of this study, the CCPC has met with consumer representative groups, academics, industry, regulatory bodies, and requested information from operators in the market. The CCPC has also commissioned consumer research on this market, and engaged with other national competition and consumer protection agencies on how waste markets operate in those jurisdictions.


Dublin Airport’s Community Fund Opens For Applications

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Dublin Airport’s Community Fund officially re-opens for applications today, February 1 for a six-week period.

The airport’s €10 million Community Fund was launched last summer with an annual investment of €400,000 over the next 25 years. Support is focussed on areas such as; environment and sustainability, sports and recreation, social inclusion and community development, health and wellbeing, and culture and heritage.


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