Preaseisiúintí / Press Releases


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‌Feabhra/February 2018


Fingal County Council welcomes announcement of Metro Link 16.02.18 

Fingal County Council announce Artist Support Scheme 2018 15.02.18

Council welcomes MSD job announcement for Swords 13.02.18

LEO Fingal partners with Aer lingus 13.02.18

  Bremore Castle Trainee Positions 12.02.18

Fingal wins Economic Development Award at Irish Planning Awards 09.02.2018

Local Enterprise Week Launches with new jobs announcement 08.02.18

Malahide Castle and Gardens wins best Heritage Project at LAMA awards 06.02.18

Commemorative Plaque to local hero unveiled in Blanchardstown 05.02.18

Fingal and SIFI announce funding for Social Enterprises 01.02.18


January/Eanáir 2018


Fingal Food Start-Ups Make Retail Breakthrough

STATEMENT: Designation of Airport Noise Regulator for Dublin Airport 30.01.18

Public Consultation on Drumanagh Promontory National Monument 29.01.18

Minister Kevin Moran visits Portrane to address Coastal Erosion 26.1.18

8 Fingal projects shortlisted for LAMA Council Awards 26.01.2018

Two Fingal entrepreneurs reach National Final of Ireland’s BYE

Fingal county Council launches new Mobile Library Vans 23.01.2018

Council ahead of Rebuilding Ireland target 16.01.18

46 businesses benefit from €545,328 worth of funding awarded by LEO 11.01.18

Council welcomes O’Dwyers’ decision on Bremore Regional Park proposal 12.01.18

Balbriggan and Dublin Airport make top 10 in IBAL Cleanest towns survey 03.01.18 


Nollaig/December 2017

Donabate-Portrane Tennis Club receives SilverClub accreditation 19.12.17

Fingal LCDC led Local Action Group approve €435,000 for rural projects 18.12.17 

18.02.14 Fingal News Interactive

  Fingal agree SICAP services with BAP and LCDC 15.12.17 

Dublin Half-Marathon Review Report Joint Press release 14.12.17

Dublin Race Series Half-Marathon Review Report

Fingal LCDC approves €64,500 funding 14.12.17

Minister launches construction of Donabate Distributor Road 13.12.17 

Fingal Commemorations Programme 2018-2023 12.12.17

EIB loan will trigger €180m investment programme in Fingal 07.12.17 (UPDATED)

EIB loan will trigger €180m investment programme in Fingal 07.12.17

Fingal Students run final mile of Marathon at Morton Stadium in Santry 01.12.17 

Minister Patrick O'Donovan visits Blanchardstown Library 01.12.17


Samhain/November 2017

Fingal receive €138,400 for local Health and Well-being projects 24.11.17 

Fingal Age Friendly Initiative launched by Mayor in Swords County Hall 23.11.17

Mayor attends reopening of Mountview Family Resource Centre 22.11.17

€73,333 awarded to Fingal for Sports Hub in Balbriggan 17.11.17

Fingal awarded €64,000 for disadvantaged communities 16.11.17

'Go Fly You Kite' week off to flying start in Malahide Library 14.11.17

€100,000 in LEO funding awarded to four Fingal businesses 09.11.17 

Future Leaders Shine At Fingal’s Comhairle na nÓg Elections 08.11.17

Fingal adopts progressive budget of €227m 07.11.17

Go Fly your kite for Science Week 07.11.17

Fingal Cleaner Communities Awards full Results 2017 

Taoiseach and Housing Minister visit Fingal's social housing sites 06.11.17

Work Matters Expo at Balbriggan & Blanchardstown Libraries 02.11.17

Deireadh Fómhair/October 2017

Fingal County Council launches 11th Dublin Economic Monitor 26.10.17 

Time to Replant the Naul Village Chestnut Tree 27.10.17

Fingal County Council and FAI launch second year of TY Football Course 24.10.17

Consultation on Sutton to Malahide cycleway plans open for submissions 20.10.17 

Have your say on community services and facilities in Baldoyle 19.10.17

Balbriggan Library Bell returns to its rightful home 17.10.17

All Fingal County Council services re-open tomorrow 16.10.17

Fingal in state of readiness for storm aftermath 16.10.17

Status Red Alert Warning (1) 16.10.17

Submissions invited on Dublin Half-Marathon issues 13.10.17

Mayor honours Portmarnock CS World Cup winners 12.10.17

Swords announced Overall Winner at Fingal Cleaner Communities Awards 11.10.17

Fingal County Council architecture project at Newbridge wins award 10.10.17

Fingal receives €252,000 from Town and Village Renewal Scheme 06.10.17

Fingal LCDC grants €64,500 to Community Groups 06.10.17

Council begins work on Park and Recreational Hub at Lusk 05.10.17

Public Information Session Draft River Basin Management plan 03.10.17

Lifeguards’ vigilance sees increase in accidents prevented on Fingal beaches

Fingal libraries provide history lovers with a Festival treat


Meán Fómhair/September 2017‌

Launch of Loughshinny Boathouse Artists' Studio 29.09.17

Council congratulates Fingal Tidy Towns Committees 28.09.17

Thomas Ashe Centenary Exhibition Fingal County Council 25.09.17

Work commences on Fingal Skills Strategy 22.09.17

Minister Phelan officially opens The Atrium at County Hall 22.09.2017

Culture Night Fingal Annual Cultural Event 22 September 2017 

Fingal Fleadh & Fair at Swords Castle September 15th-17th, 2017

Fingal Events to Commemorate Thomas Ashe 15.09.17

Fingal County Council provide free parking near Dublin Train Stations 12.09.2017

Launch of the Battle of the Book 12.09.17

Council welcomes Government initiatives on Housing and Homelessness 12.09.17

CE welcomes Council’s decision to reduce Local Property Tax by 10% 12.09.17

Council issues plea to motorists after incidents with school wardens 08.09.17

FCC & Dublin GAA Star Paul Flynn to help primary sch kids run marathon 08.09.17

Excellent results for Fingal in latest IBAL report 06.09.17


Lúnasa/August 2017

Temporary ‘Do Not Swim’ Notice lifted at Loughshinny 30-08-17

Swords shortlisted for Friendliest Town Award 30-08-17

Temporary 'Do Not Swim' Notice lifted at Rush South Beach 28.08.17

Resort Revelations III Public Art Programme returns to Portrane

Temp Do Not Swim Notices Rush Loughshinny 

Burials uncovered at Swords Castle Dig 23.08.17

Temp Notice Balcarrick Beach

Temporary ‘Do Not Swim’ Notice issued for Donabate, Balcarrick Beach 18.08.17

Book of Condolence opened for victims of Barcelona attack 18.08.17 

Multi-agency operation targets fly-tipping in Baldoyle 18.08.17

Temporary ‘Do Not Swim’ Notice lifted at Velvet Strand, Portmarnock 17.08.17

Book launch of “Pawns” & Summer Stars Presentation Balbriggan Library

Temp Notice Portmarnock Beach

Advisory Notice issued for Velvet Strand, Portmarnock 14.08.17

Heritage Week in Fingal 2017 14.08.17

INFRASTRUCTURE Fingal CoCo Public Arts Programme Open Call 11.08.17

Be Part Of an Archeological Excavation Swords 11.08.17

Mayor pays tribute to IBM staff for Corduff Park clean-up 09.08.17

‘Do Not Swim’ Notice lifted at Claremont Beach, Howth 05.08.17 

Pilot car-sharing scheme launched in Dublin 15 04.08.17

The Write Time Festival 2017 04.08.17

Council welcome FLAG funding for maritime projects in Fingal 04.08.17

Tender published for Donabate Distributor Road 04.08.17


Iúil/July 2017

Fingal to Benefit from Arts Council Funding 28.07.17

Balbriggan Shop Front Enhancement Scheme Extended 28.07.17

Expansion of the Fingal County Council Beach Wheelchair Scheme 27.07.17 

Harbour Park to stage 2017 Rush Harbour Festival 21-07-17

Opening Statement to the Joint Committee 17.07.17

New Irish Musical ‘The Promise’ to open Swords Summer Festival 14.07.17

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launches Fingal's Creative Ireland programme

Swords Summerfest returning July 20 to 23, 06.07.17

Mayor of Fingal Cllr. Mary McCamley welcomes Canadian Prime Minister 04.07.17


Meitheamh/June 2017

Council Welcomes Test Status for Cricket Ireland 24.06.17

International recognition for Fingal County Council’s Heritage Property 24.06.17

Fingal County Council receives unique Famine Travel Box 23.06.17

Date set for Bridge Lift at Back Road Malahide 29.06.17

Reclamation a Meditative Occurrance, Hide Sculpture Balleally Landfill 

Council elects new Mayor and Deputy Mayor 16.06.17

Council honours parkrun volunteers 15.06.17 

Corduff Sports Centre to host Community Family Fun Day09.06.17

Grove win 2017 Fingal Ladies Tennis League 09.06.17 

The Island Golf Club to host Regional Qualifying for the British Open 2017

Leo Fingal announces new Investment fund for SME's 01.06.17

Flavours of Fingal County Show 2017 01.06.07


Bealtaine/May 2017

Bloom garden to showcase the diversity of Fingal 24.05.17 

Council welcomes more jobs for Dublin Enterprise Zone 22.05.17 

Council honours first graduates from TY Football and Fitness Course 19.05.17

Statement regarding Seagulls Balbriggan 18.05.17

Fingal Public Participation Network Plenary and Information Evening 15.05.17

Fingal company on countdown to National Enterprise Awards Final 11.05.17

The Fingal LCDC announces community facilities scheme 10.05.17

Aibreán/April 2017

Expressions of Interest sought for 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme 28.04.1 

Mayor to host high level seminar on Metro North 28.04.17

Conference: Brexit moving into a new Europe for SME's

Residency Opportunity, Resort Residenct Portrane 2017 20.04.17

Women in Politics Conference 20.04.17 

Fingal Heritage Network Launches Photographic Exhibition 20.04.17

Mayor opens Book of Condolence for R116 Crew 12.04.17

Fingal Athletics League Finals Day 07.04.17

Fingal County Council Embraces Creative Ireland Initiative


Márta/March 2017

Council welcomes LIHAF Funding of €26.58m 28.03.17

Council welcomes jobs announcement for Swords 20.03.17 

Fingal County Council celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge 10.03.17

Presentation to St Maurs GAA Club by Fingal CoCo 10.03.17

Fingal St Patrick's Day Festival 09.03.17

Garrett Phelan The Hide Project Launch 13th March Ballealy

Council undertakes works at Drumanagh 07.03.17 

€70,000 in funding to be given to Summer Projects by Fingal County Council

Call for entries to represent Fingal in 2017 Pride of Place Competition

Clár bríomhar imeachtaí do Sheachtain na Gaeilge


Feabhra/February 2017

Swords Castle Digging History Findings Seminar 24.02.17

LEO Fingal Brexit 24.02.17

Council welcomes Ricoh jobs announcement 23.02.17

Fingal PPN Launches FREE Training & Information Programme


Artist Support Scheme 2017 Launched 09.02.17

Enterprise Week to stimulate job creation in Dublin 09.02.17

SCDH Seminar 2017 07.02.17


Network Fingal hand over bus to Abhainn Adult Autism Service 03.02.17


Eanáir/January 2017

Updated Statement on Sinking of Fishing Vessel Atlantic Osprey 31.01.17

Updated Statement on Sinking of Fishing Vessel Atlantic Osprey 30.01.17

Fingal Craft Business scoops prestigious new award 25.01.17

Battle of the Book final in Draíocht Blanchardstown 26.01.17

British Ambassador visits Fingal 19th January

‌  Presentation to Rachael Lee 09.01.17

Fingal’s Operation Transformation Walk joins forces with Parkrun 09.01.17


Nollaig/December 2016

Mayor honours Fingal Old IRA Commemorative Society 15.12.16

Jobs boost announced by Fingal Local Enterprise Office 13.12.16

Fingal to host 2017 Dublin Half Marathon 12.12.16

Minister Coveney visits Fingal County Council 12.12.16

Forest Adventure Area & Multi-Use Reinforced Grass Area at Malahide 05.12.16

Fingal's 1916 Story Now On Film 01.12.16

ArtistWorks New Online Library Service for Artists or Musicians 02.12.16


Samhain/November 2016

Council welcomes expansion by West Pharmaceutical Services in DEZ 29.11.16

Fingal projects win Pride of Place awards 28-11-16

MarathonKids Programme Fingal Focus on Fitness, Health & Running 25.11.16

Coolmine Recycling Centre now open six days a week 18.11.16 

Annual Christmas Lights Turning On 17.11.16 

Council welcomes selection of areas for fast-track delivery of homes 11.11.16

Fingal Towns and Villages To Benefit From Government Funding 11.11.16

Future Leaders Shine At Fingal’s Comhairle na nÓg 11.10.16 

Fingal freezes commercial rates for sixth successive year 08-11-16

Public Sector Magazine Award for Fingal County Council 4.11.16

Engineers Ireland Initiative Award Nomination for Fingal County Council 04.11.16

Fingal County Council Wants to Hear From Owners of Vacant Properties 03.11.16

Fingals Big Weekend : Dublin Marathon and Fingal Festival of Fire 02.11.16


Deireadh Fómhair / October 2016

Age Friendly Conference in Malahide 27.10.16

Dublin Economic Monitor Launched in Swords 27.10.16

Fingal Public Participation Network Training Seminars Now Underway 25.10.16

International Age Friendly Conference for Malahide 21-10-16

Planning activity on the rise in Fingal 21-10-16

Dublin Marathon - 30th October 2016 - Castleknock Fan Zone 21.10.16

Fingal Festival of Fire 2016 21.10.16

National Women’s Enterprise Day Celebrated by Dynamic Local Entrepreneurs 19.10.

Fingal County Council and D.I.T. in Collaborative Tourism Project 14.10.16

Cleaner Community Awards 2016 14.10.16 

‌‌ Fingal County Council marks 50 Years Of Independence For The Kingdom Of Lesotho

Fingal County Council Launch A Series of Free Workshops and Writer Talks 06.10.1


Meán Fómhair/September 2016

Mayor opens Castle Mill Road in Balbriggan 30.09.16

Business To Arts Award 29.09.16  

Minister Launches Fingal’s Local Economic & Community Plan 23.09.16

Launch of the Battle of the Book Reading Programme 21.09.16

Fingal County Council Welcomes Mallincrodt Announcement 19.09.16

Fingal Public Participation Network Website Seminar Schedule 16.09.16

Council selected for Housing Agency pilot on vacant properties 16-09-16 

Construction of Pedestrian Bridge at Back Road, Malahide

Culture Night - Annual Cultural Event Friday 16th September 07.09.16

Red Kites Confirmed to have Fledged Young in Fingal 06.09.16

Portmarnock Bridge R106 Closure 01.09.16 


Lúnasa/August 2016 


Resort Revelations Fingal Public Art Events 25.08.16 

Council calls for halt to woodland fires in Malahide 24-08-16 

LEO Fingal Announces Scheme for Over 55s Entrepreneurs 23.08.16

Great Dublin Bike Ride 2016 Coming To Fingal 11.08.16 

Deputy Mayor Welcomes Delegation From Fujian Province 09.08.16


Iúil/July 2016

Swords Summer Festival 2016 A Huge Success

Fingal County Council Receives Prestigious Green Flag for Parks

Fingal County Council commences implementation of Government’s new housing plan

Beach Wheelchair Pilot Scheme Launched 18.07.16

Food Academy to support 1500 jobs in Irish food and drink sector 18.07.16

Swords Summer Festival 2016

Fingal is Ireland's fastest growing county

Book Launch at Blanchardstown Library 06.07.16

LEO Press Release 64 new jobs to be created with €262K in Grants to Fingal Busin


Meitheamh/June 2016

IPB Pride of Place 2016 30.06.16

Fingal 2016 Centenary art competition winners announced 28.06.16

Public Information Meeting Malahide Library 29th June

Thousands attend 2016 Flavours of Fingal

Rainbow flag raised at County Hall 24-06-16

Council signs Memorandum of Understanding with Lesotho

50,000 Visitors Expected At This Year’s Flavours Of Fingal

Pedal Around the Park for Bike Week 20.06.16 

Unveiling of the Fingal Memorial Garden at County Hall Swords 17.06.16

Councillor Darragh Butler elected as Mayor of Fingal

Do Not Swim Advisory Notices Lifted at Fingal Beaches 16.06.16

Cross border initiative sees Fingal Libraries bring forty book clubbers to Howth

‘Do Not Swim’ Notices issued for Portmarnock, Balbriggan and Skerries - 13.06.

Notices lifted at Six Fingal Beaches 100616

Launch of Your Council Your Services information leaflet 100616

Advisory Swimming Notices - Portmarnock 09.06.2016 

Flavours Of Fingal 2016 Press Release 080616

Statement Advisory Swimming Notices 070616

Fingal Libraries Supported Business Enterprise & Employmnent Centre 030616

Demolition of North Street Buildings Commences-Swords Castle 02.06.16


Bealtaine/May 2016

17 Graduate from Fingal Football and Fitness Course 26.05.16

Fingal County Council App Wins ESRI Competition 26.05.16


Memory Makers Awards Ceremony 20.05.16

New Historical Map tells Fingals 1916 Story 18.05.16

Fingal County Council Arts Office-Open Days for Public Art Commissions 11.05.16

Fingal County Council App Wins ESRI Award

Chief Scout Christy McCann Honoured at Civic Reception 10.05.16


Aibreán/April 2016

Work commences on next phase Sword Castle Project

Fingals Fight for Freedom Exhibition Launch 19.04.16

Centenary Schools Art Competition 14.04.16

Poetry Competition Winners Announced 08.04.16

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Fingal County Council welcomes RHA Studio Award

Fingal County Council Honours Local Cricket Star John Mooney 11.04.16

Cleaner Communities Launch 2016

Construction of barrier at Balleally landfill 05.04.16

Poetry Competition 01.04.16


Márta/March 2016

Seven Trees for Seven Signatories 11 03 16

Seachtaine na Gaeilge 11 03 16

Applications for Swords Commemoration Parade Now Open 23.03.16


Feabhra/February 2016

Fingal Memorabilia Day 26 02 16

E70,000 in Funding Announced for Summer Projects 22.02.

E70,000 in Funding Announced for Summer Projects 22.02.

Fingal Qualifies For Best Kept Town Competition 22.02.16

1916 Oral History Collection Launched by Mayor of Fingal 22.02.16

Launch of the 2016 Dublin Bay Prawn Festival Howth 11.02.16

LEO Fingal Announces Local Enterprise Week 12.02.16

Mayor of Fingal presents Fingal Age Friendly Facilities Charter Awards 05.02.16


Eanáir/January 2016

Dublin Action Plan for Jobs Launched 25.01.16

Fingal Design and Craft Business Target International Buyers LEO Fingal 25.01.16

EU Funding for Swords Castle Cultural Quarter 19.01.16

Seoladh Clár Comótha Céad Bliain 2016 13.01.16

Extensive Event Line Up As Part Of Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme 13.01.16

3000 Take Part in Operation Transformation Fingal 3k Walk 12.01.16

Fingal County Council Honours Young Scientists 12.01.16

New Call for Applications for Funding Small and Startup Businesses 08.01.16

Fingal Achieves Top Marks in IBAL Litter Survey 04.01.16


Nollaig/December 2015

Rural Transport Fingal 14.12.15

Mulhuddart Sports Stars Celebrated by Their Local Community 9.12.15


Samhain/November 2015

Community Group of the Year 2015 27.11.15

National Older Person’s Councils Convention 26.11.15

Fingal LEO to host Fingal Enterprising Women Network Lunch

Swords Castle in the Movies 19.11.15

Dublin Camogie Players Visit Fingal Come Hurl With Me Programme 17.11.15

Fingal County Council Delivers 44 New Housing Units in D15 17.11.15

Fingal Wins Top Award in 2015 Pride of Place Awards 16.11.15

Malahide Christmas Events

Fingal 1916 Memorabilia Day 7th November 2015

Malahide Christmas Kingdom Cancellation Press Statement

IBP Pride of Place Awards 14th November to be Streamed Live 10.11.15

Success of Oktoberfest and Fingal Festival of Fire 5.11.15

Budget 2016 Adopted by Elected Members 4.11.15


Deireadh Fómhair/October 2015

Third Quarterly Economic Monitor Launched 23.10.15

1916 Memorabilia Day 22.1015 


Fingal Enterprise Week - Most Successful Ever 9.10.15


Meán Fómhair/September 2015

KiDSMARATHON to join Dublin Marathon

Cleaner Communities Awards 2015

Career Connections Speed Networking Event

1916 Memorabilia Day in Malahide

Fingal Welcomes Governments Capital Plan Announcement

Swords Purple Flag

The Disappeared Trams on the Hill of Howth

1916 Memorabilia Day

Economic Development Services wins Public Sector Award

FEW- Fingal Enterprise Week launch

Swords Heritage Trail Audioguide


Lúnasa/August 2015

Artist residency project

Tolka Nights

Skerries Age Friendly Town Information Booklets

Heritage Week in Fingal

Fingal and East Meath Pitch and Putt Championship


Iúil/July 2015

Attendance Figures Spike at Flavours of Fingal County Show

Facilities For Packaging Waste Recycling In Fingal

Dublins Top Parks Receive International Awards at Antrim Castle