Chief Executive's Blog

Irish Therapy Dogs

by Fingal Libraries
by Fingal Libraries on September 26, 2016 in Managers

The saying goes “Dogs are a man’s best friend”.  And us dog lovers would agree for numerous reasons, however having a therapy dog must be one of the best. Dogs can mean different things to different people. Dogs come in all shapes, sizes, colours and in 2014 there were 340 recognised breeds worldwide so you […]

Fingal Schools Boxing Programme

by Niall McGuirk
by Niall McGuirk on November 14, 2014 in Fingal, Managers

Schools Boxing Programme I forgot how hard boxing training was…I suppose it has been 20 years since I last had a pair of gloves on! God I’m excited though! I’m interning with Fingal ‘s Sports Office, computers are my thing but I mentioned to my boss that I use to box and he arranged for […]

Rush Cricket Club’s U11 and U13 boys are Leinster and All Ireland champions

by Niall McGuirk
by Niall McGuirk on October 10, 2014 in Fingal, Managers
Rush Cricket club

Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster have over the last few years visited over 40 schools in the Fingal area delivering ‘Introduction to Cricket’ sessions in National schools. All of this work by coaches is evident by looking at the success that Rush Cricket Club and local school St Catherine’s have achieved during 2014.  Rush […]

Fingal ‘Top Class Throw’ cricket competition

by Niall McGuirk
by Niall McGuirk on October 6, 2014 in Fingal, Managers

Fingal ‘Top Class Throw’ competition 2014/15 Fingal County Council and Cricket Leinster are starting a new venture in National schools all over Fingal. The ‘Top Class Throw’ competition is a first in Ireland. This competition is aimed to promote cricket in local schools, create further interest in the game and encourage children to take up […]

Youth Sport (Small Grant) Scheme 2014

by Niall McGuirk
by Niall McGuirk on September 23, 2014 in Fingal, Managers

Application are now invited from suitably qualified youth sports organisations providing training, leading and raising the profile of sports in fingal county council. eligible organisation can contact: fingal sports office via tel: 018906256, email: sports@fingalcoco.ie closing date:17/10/2014

FAI/FINGAL coaching and fitness instructors course closing date is 26/9/14

by Niall McGuirk
by Niall McGuirk on September 11, 2014 in Fingal, Managers

Kick Start your career in coaching register for the FAI/FINGAL coaching and fitness instructors course closing date is 26/9/14

Fingal Festival of Cricket over Summer

by Niall McGuirk
by Niall McGuirk on September 8, 2014 in Fingal, Managers, Sports & Recreation
Cricket Summer-Festivals-2014-3

It was a fun filled and busy summer for cricket all over the Fingal area. Children were playing all forms of cricket – Backyard, street, club matches, tournament, etc. The Hills CC was the host for the Fingal under 9 Tournament. There were more than 50 children enjoying a lovely sunny day with lots of […]

Work Opportunities! Fancy a career in football?

by Niall McGuirk
by Niall McGuirk on August 22, 2014 in Fingal, Managers, Sports & Recreation
Futsal 2014

Are you over 18, out of work and love football? This initiative beginning in September in Dublin 15 could be for you! The FAI, Co. Dublin VEC and Fingal County Council have teamed up to provide an opportunity for people who are unemployed and out of formal education to get involved in a project designed […]

Wall to wall PINK as the Giro flashes through Fingal

by Communication Team
by Communication Team on May 12, 2014 in Managers, Sports & Recreation

What a remarkable day we had in Fingal yesterday when our beautiful coastal towns and villages were beamed across the world as millions tuned in to watch the Giro d’Italia on its way from Armagh to Dublin.

County Manager Paul Reid welcomes LEO Fingal

by Communication Team
by Communication Team on May 1, 2014 in Development, Events, Fingal, Managers
LEO Paul Reid Keoghs

Today is an important day in the life of Fingal County Council, as we open the doors of Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Fingal for the first time.