NO CHANGE made to Dublin Airport night noise rules despite massive public outcry

The Aircraft Noise Competent Authority (ANCA) have disregarded over 1,000 public submissions which were made to it in relation to proposed night time noise rules at Dublin Airport. The vast majority of public submissions made to ANCA were calling for stronger restrictions on night time flights to protect the health of the communities surrounding Dublin…

Works begin on Brackenstown cycle lanes

This week the contractor is beginning working on the Brackenstown cycle lanes. The scheme was recently on public display and will provide protected cycle lanes from Swords Manor to St Cronan’s School and from the junction with the Murrough Rd to the entrance of Laurelton. The contractor installed site works compounds at the end of…

Homelessness on the rise in Fingal

The number of people homeless in Fingal has risen steadily over the first three months of the year, figures from Fingal County Council reveal. In a recent report to councillors, the Chief Executive of Fingal County Council outlined how the number of people presenting as homeless outstripped those who exited homelessness thorugh the council by…

County Hall just got a little greener

You might not be able to see it but County Hall just got a bit more sustainable this week. As part of Fingal County Council’s climate change action plan, solar panels were installed on the roof of County Hall on Swords Main St. The Chief Executive explained in her report to councillors this week: As…