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Fingal Youth Sports (Small Grant)  Scheme 2018 – Open for Applications

Are you a community, voluntary or sporting organisation working with young people based in the Fingal area? Fingal County Council Sports Office in conjunction with Sport Ireland are inviting applications for funding under the Youth Sport Small Grants Scheme (2018). This is open to Voluntary  Sporting  Organisations working with young people and based in the [...]

2018-09-25T16:38:18+00:00September 25th, 2018|Disability, Local Issues|

Statement on behalf of Minister Finian McGrath TD

Statement on behalf of Minister Finian McGrath TD Dublin Bay North Constituency My only thoughts today are with the families of the victims of the terrible Stardust tragedy that took place 36 years ago. The tragedy was the biggest loss of life in a single incident in living memory in Ireland. Forty-eight people went out [...]

2017-11-07T16:17:33+00:00November 7th, 2017|Local Issues|

McGrath gets green light for new €40 million accident and emergency department at Beaumont Hospital

MCGRATH GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR NEW €40 MILLION ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT BEAUMONT HOSPITAL   Minister Finian McGrath has confirmed that he has got the green light for the construction of a new €40 million Accident and Emergency Department at Beaumont Hospital. Finian has been in detailed discussions with the Department of Health, HSE [...]

2017-10-19T15:59:45+00:00October 19th, 2017|Local Issues, National Issues|

Update on Clontarf to City Centre Cycleway – Fairview Trees

A lot of people have contacted me about the planned removal of trees adjacent to Fairview Park. I want to say from the very outset I was opposed to the removal of these trees and have worked to this end alongside my colleague Cllr Damian O’Farrell who made this point at all relevant meetings with [...]

2017-08-11T19:54:02+00:00August 11th, 2017|Local Issues|

Update on Seawall (James Larkin Road/Clontarf Road), associated S2S/Cycleway Project and Recent Flooding in this Area

Dear Resident Thank you for previously contacting me regarding the seawall between the Wooden Bridge and Causeway Road (James Larkin Road/Clontarf Road). I wish to now provide you with the latest update and am attaching for your attention the recent Part 8 advertisement from DCC regarding the matter of reducing the seawall height, and I [...]

2017-07-13T14:57:57+00:00July 13th, 2017|Local Issues|

Minister McGrath officially opens new Dialysis Therapies Centre at Beaumont Hospital

  This morning (Thurs 1st June) the Minister of State with responsibility for Disability, Finian McGrath, T.D., officially opened the new Dialysis Therapies Centre in Beaumont Hospital - the new home for our outpatient Haemodialysis and Home Therapies services Since opening in February, the new Centre has increased capacity in the outpatient haemodialysis unit from [...]

2017-06-22T14:27:16+00:00June 1st, 2017|Local Issues|

Dublin Bay North Childcare providers can avail of new funding

Dublin Bay North childcare providers can apply for support from a new national €4m fund, according to Independent TD for Dublin Bay North, Minister Finian McGrath. Minister McGrath said the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, informed him that local crèches, community services and other childcare providers can apply for money for [...]

2017-05-29T14:49:06+00:00March 21st, 2017|Local Issues|

Minister McGrath opens a new service for people with autism in Glasnevin

  Minister of State with special responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, today (Thursday 23rd February 2017), opened Botanic Horizons, a new service for people with autism, in the heart of Dublin’s Northside. Botanic Horizons is a service run by Autism Initiatives (ASDI). It is situated on Botanic Avenue, near the picturesque Botanic Gardens in [...]

2017-05-29T14:58:08+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Disability, Local Issues|

Investigation into the Stardust Tragedy

DÁIL ÉIREANN Sitting Time: 18:50 Sitting Date: 25/01/2017 Establishment of Commission of Investigation into the Stardust Tragedy: Motion [Private Members] Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality (Deputy Finian McGrath): I thank the Leas-Cheann Comhairle for giving me the opportunity to address this very important debate.  Next month marks the 36th anniversary [...]

2017-05-29T15:04:09+00:00January 25th, 2017|Local Issues|

Finian McGrath T.D. blasts Northside Politicians

Deputy Finian McGrath (Ind) has strongly attacked Northside Politicians for their silence in recent months. “Where were these politicians during the Senior Citizens Medical Card row, the Cervical Cancer issue and the huge cuts in Education”? Said the Northside T.D. “Their silence was deafening when vulnerable people needed them most” added McGrath. Most of these [...]

2017-06-22T12:11:09+00:00January 29th, 2009|Archive, Local Issues|
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