Casual approach to Northside prosecutions by DPP very worrying – McAuliffe

Dublin North West Fianna Fáil candidate, Cllr. Paul McAuliffe has said that a recent decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions demonstrates just how out of touch he is with the Northside. Cllr. Paul McAuliffe was commenting after comments by Mr Justice Mitchell which criticised the DPP for bringing the case of a pipe bomb…

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Scrambler bikes terrorise Finglas

Over the spring and summer of 2017 the issue of scrambler bikes has become much worse in the area. Bikes on the old tip head has long been a problem for residents in Dunsoghley and this year we have seen more bikes using Tolka Valley Park and Kildonan Park. Any use of motor bikes in…

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AFTER 3 YEARS FINGLAS SERVES NOTICE ON ‘INAPPROPRIATE LOCATION’ OF ABIGAIL CENTRE

Last Friday I attended the latest public meeting of the West Finglas Tenants and Residents Association regarding the Abigail centre. The City Council are on record that this site is not an appropriate location for these services. The community, local councillors and local council staff have developed a plan which they believe will see better…

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Culture connects in Ballymun

Victoria Ni Bhraoin from Ballymun grew up with family stories of a Great Great Great (maybe even more!) Grandmother from the Far East and she was eager to discover whether this story was actually true. This was the starting point for her research, and although she is yet to find this elusive family character, she…

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Dublin City Council to accomadate Ballymun Kickhams in new development

Dublin City Council to accomadate Ballymun Kickhams in new development Local Councillor Paul McAuliffe has today welcomed Dublin City Council’s commitment to accommodate Ballymun Kickhams and increased Gaelic playing facilities in the new Ballymun Local Area development plan. A new revised masterplan for Ballymun was circulated to Councillors over the weekend and includes 31 site…

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RSA to warn driving schools of inconvenience caused by overuse of housing estate in Finglas and Glasnevin.

For many years residents in the Finglas and Glasnevin area have complained about the over use of particular estates  by driving testers and driving instructors.  Following representations which I made to the Department and the Road Safety Authority, I am pleased that the Road Safety Authority has now agreed to ‘contact’ all registered driving schools…

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TRAFFIC CHAOS PREDICTED DURING ROYAL VISIT TO GLASNEVIN 

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has in recent days notified Councillors of road closures around Glasnevin Cemetery on the 12th of May when the main Finglas Road N2 will be closed from 7am to 1pm. Thousands of cars using this road during the morning rush hour will be diverted onto already busy local roads;…

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