• News for Community

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    A sterling addition to Dublin 15 was unveiled on Sunday June 23 at the official launch of the Urban Food and Craft Market at St. Catherine’s Park, Lucan. The Market features a wide variety of stalls selling an assortment of food offerings every Sunday from 10am to 5pm until October. Fingal County Council was represented by Acting Mayor Cllr Howard Mahony, who emphasised that the venture is ...read more
    Categories: Stakeholder, Community
    Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    Fingal County Council has been appointed as the Competent Authority for the purposes of aircraft noise regulation at Dublin Airport by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, TD. The Council received formal notice of its appointment today and will now proceed to establish the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority.   Following the signing of the Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Stakeholder
    Friday, June 14, 2019
    Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Fingal has confirmed that Ciaran Brennan from Ground Up Software Ltd. T/A “Livecosts.com” in Blanchardstown has clinched a place in the national final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition in September at Google HQ.   Ciaran is competing in the Best Start-Up category, and is one of the three young entrepreneurs who will represent the Dublin region on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Stakeholder
    Friday, June 14, 2019
    Roadbridge FCC JV has awarded the contract to provide monthly construction progress time-lapse video of the new North Runway Construction project to Fingal Chamber Member Kevin McFeely Photography. Kevin has 6 cameras around the site recording the work every day and with 2 of these up in the new control tower it gives a great overview of the project
    Categories: Community, Member
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    There is good news for Fingal in the latest Irish Business against Litter (IBAL) results as Dublin Airport & Environs and Swords are featured in the top 20 in the list and both are deemed "Clean to European Norms".   Dublin Airport Environs achieved 15th place and Swords 18th place. Litter levels were assessed in 40 towns and cities across the country by An Taisce, who found 31 of them or 77% to ...read more
    Categories: Stakeholder, Community
    Monday, June 10, 2019
    The development of a major tourism attraction in Dublin 15 has moved a step closer after Fingal County Council awarded contracts for the main restoration and reconstruction works at The Shackleton Garden in Beech Park, Clonsilla. The works are part of a €400,000 investment from Fingal County Council and Fáilte Ireland.   The gardens, which include an internationally famous plant collection, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Stakeholder
    Friday, June 07, 2019
    Fingal County Council is preparing a Digital Strategy for Fingal, which will describe how technology can help improve the way we live, work and do business in Fingal.    The Council is asking members of the public to say what they would like to see in the Strategy.   The Digital Strategy will focus on six main themes:Digital Economy – Making Fingal the best place to start and grow your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Stakeholder
    Friday, June 07, 2019
    Councillor Eoghan O’Brien elected as Mayor of Fingal Councillor Tom Kitt elected as Deputy Mayor   Fianna Fail Councillor Eoghan O’Brien was elected today as Mayor of Fingal at the first meeting of Fingal County Council since the recent Local Elections. Cllr Tom Kitt of Fianna Fail was elected as Deputy Mayor.   Cllr O’Brien, who represents the Howth Malahide Local Electoral Area, has been ...read more
    Categories: Community, Stakeholder, Political
    Thursday, June 06, 2019
    Fingal County Council has lodged an application with An Bord Pleanala for planning consent for the Broadmeadow Way, a proposed new walking and cycling greenway route of approximately 6km in length between Malahide Demesne and Newbridge Demesne in Donabate.   The proposed development will run across the Malahide Estuary adjacent to the mainline railway viaduct and will, if approved, provide an ...read more
    Categories: Community, Environment, Fingal County Council
    Sunday, June 02, 2019
    Dublin Airport is delighted to welcome WestJet’s new three times weekly direct service to Calgary in Alberta, Canada. The new route will be operated with a Boeing Dreamliner aircraft and is the only scheduled service between the two cities. WestJet’s new Calgary service will also offer onward connections to 24 destinations including Vancouver and Las Vegas. “We have forged a strong bond and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, Economic
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    The countdown to Howth’s annual Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is now underway! The ultimate celebration of Irish Seafood will take place in this beautiful fishing village from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May.   The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival, now in its 9th year, has grown into one of the largest festivals in Ireland, popular with foodies and families alike. Howth’s finest restaurants, bars and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Stakeholder
    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    Dublin Airport Among The World's Best For Customer Experience  Dublin was Europe’s joint best airport in 25m-40m passenger category in global ASQ awards Dublin Airport has been named one of the best airports in the world in a global ranking of passenger experience.  Dublin Airport was the joint winner in its category of European Airports that have 25-40 million passengers per year in the ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Community
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    All set for St Patrick’s Day as Fingal County Council prepares for parades   St. Patrick’s Day in Fingal is set to be a bustling celebration of all things Irish, as over 136 groups and counting take part in parades to be held across the county.   Fingal County Council’s Events Unit has fielded 53 applications from Swords, 47 from Blanchardstown and 36 from Balbriggan so far.   Fingal County ...read more
    Categories: Stakeholder, Community
    Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Dublin Airport Hosts North Runway Jobs Initiative daa in partnership with Empower, the Fingal-based community development company, and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, hosted a Meet the Contractor event to promote local job opportunities associated with Dublin Airport’s North Runway project. The event was held as part of Empower’s One Step Closer programme, which ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Community
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
    Record January at Dublin Airport Just under 2.1 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport this January, which was a 5% increase when compared to last year.  It is the first January in the airport’s 79-year history that passenger numbers have surpassed two million. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe grew by 8%, with more than one million passengers travelling to and ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Partner
    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Taoiseach and Minister Ross Turn Sod on Dublin Airport’s New Runway An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD and the Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD today performed the official sod-turning for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway project. The new runway is urgently needed to allow for expansion to underpin Ireland’s long-term economic growth. Dublin Airport’s existing main runway ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner, Economic
    Monday, February 11, 2019
    Dublin Airport and IAA Co-operate on New EU Initiative to Reduce Flight Delays Dublin Airport and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have embarked on a joint initiative to improve the flow of air traffic at the airport and reduce delays. Dublin Airport and the IAA will now incorporate Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) into the management of daily flight operations at the ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Community
    Monday, February 11, 2019
    MetroLink project to Swords must proceed without further delay, Chief Executive tells Council Fingal County Council Chief Executive Paul Reid has insisted that the MetroLink project to Swords, via Dublin Airport, should proceed without further delay, regardless of any issues relating to the southside aspect of the route, to ensure it meets its 2027 completion target. In his Chief Executive’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Stakeholder, Political
    Friday, January 18, 2019
    ‘Arts for all’ as Fingal County Council adopts new Arts Plan for 2019-2025  Fingal County Council have formally adopted an Arts Plan for 2019-2025 that seeks to enable all in Fingal to access a wide range of arts and cultural experiences, to foster diversity of arts practice and to support artists of many different backgrounds.   Four key objectives feature in the plan, which was approved at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Dublin Airport's Community Fund Reopens For Applications   Dublin Airport’s Community Fund has reopened for applications and will remain open for a period of six weeks until Monday February 12, 2019.   The airport’s €10 million Community Fund was launched in 2017 with an annual investment of €400,000 over 25 years. Support is focussed on areas such as: environment and sustainability, sports ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Dublin Airport Welcomes Ryanair’s Route Expansion   Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement by Ryanair that it will significantly expand its route network from Dublin next summer.   The airline will have nine new services at Dublin next summer: Bordeaux, Bournemouth, Cagliari, Frankfurt, Gothenburg, Lourdes, Luxembourg, London Southend and Thessaloniki.   “Ryanair is an important ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner
    Monday, October 08, 2018
    Dublin Airport Welcomes New Moscow Service Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement from Aeroflot at it is to operate a new service between Dublin and the Russian capital, Moscow. The daily seasonal service will operate from October 28, 2018 until March 30, 2019. “We are delighted to welcome Aerflot back to Dublin Airport with this direct connection to Moscow. The new service will further ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Community
    Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    Ryanair Announces New Dublin - Bordeaux Summer Service   Dublin Airport welcomes the announcement by Ryanair that it is to operate a twice weekly service to Bordeaux in France next summer. Ryanair's new route will operate from April as part of the summer schedule. Welcoming the new service Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said “We are delighted to see Ryanair’s route ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Community
    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Ryanair Announces New Dublin-Cagliari Summer Service   Dublin Airport welcomes the announcement by Ryanair that it is to operate a twice weekly seasonal service to Cagliari in Sardinia next summer.   The new route will operate between July and August.   Welcoming the new service Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said “We are delighted to see Ryanair’s route network go from ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Community
    Friday, September 21, 2018
    Deadline for Entries Extended to Friday, 28th September   Fingal Dublin Chamber has extended the deadline for entries to the Business Excellence and CSR Awards by one week to Friday, the 28th of September. The Chamber is encouraging people to celebrate success by nominating themselves, their business, employees, or another business or organisation for one of the 23 Business Excellence & CSR ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Dublin Airport To Host Events Celebrating Culture Night 2018 Dublin Airport will host a series of events celebrating Culture Night 2018 this Friday evening September 21.   This is the first time that Dublin Airport has participated in Culture Night and the events are taking place as part of Fingal County Council’s extensive programme to celebrate Irish culture, creativity and the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Busiest August Ever At Dublin Airport    Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.2 million passengers last month, making it the busiest August in the airport’s 78-year history.   Passenger numbers increased by 6% last month helped by the introduction of 14 new routes over the summer period and extra capacity on more than 50 existing services. August was the second consecutive month that Dublin ...read more
    Categories: Partner, Community
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Dublin Airport’s Platinum Services Shortlisted for Two Global Awards   Dublin Airport’s specialised VIP facility, Platinum Services has been shortlisted in two categories in this year’s International Customer Experience Awards.   The International Customer Experience Awards recognise outstanding customer experience worldwide in a wide range of business areas. Platinum Services has been ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
      Now Boarding: Montreal and Minneapolis-St. Paul  Aer Lingus announces 2 new North American destinationsMore than 3 million seats to 15 transatlantic destinations on sale from 2019   Dublin, Wednesday 12 September 2018 – There are now 15 ways to the USA.…and Canada as Aer Lingus today announced two new North American destinations for summer 2019 - Minneapolis-St. Paul and Montreal, Canada. ...read more
    Categories: Member, Community
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Dublin Airport Welcomes Aer Lingus’ Transatlantic Route Expansion    Dublin Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ announcement that it is to launch new direct services to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota and Montreal, Canada next summer.   Aer Lingus will operate both routes daily with a Boeing 757 aircraft to Minneapolis-St. Paul commencing on July 8 and Montreal with a new Airbus A321 long-range ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Community
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    TAP To Launch Double Daily Dublin-Lisbon Service   Portuguese airline TAP is to launch a new double daily service between Dublin and Lisbon from next summer. The new route will bring additional choice for passengers travelling between Dublin and Lisbon and will also offer convenient onward connectivity to South America and other locations via TAP’s global network. “We’re delighted to welcome ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Partner, Community
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    July Was Dublin Airport’s Busiest Month EverDublin Airport welcomed more than 3.3 million passengers in July, making it the busiest month ever in the airport’s 78 year history. Passenger numbers increased by 7% compared to last July as Dublin Airport welcomed more than 100,000 passengers every day during the month. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 6%, with more than ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    One4all are donating 50c to Crumlin Children’s Hospital every time a One4all Gift Card is spent from July 21st to 29th. So how does #Shop4Crumlin work? ? If you make a purchase using your One4all Gift Card in any of our 8,500 retail outlets nationwide or online, One4all will donate .50c to CMRF Crumlin! ? If you spend your One4all in Arnotts, Debenhams Ireland, Life Style Sports, Argos or ...read more
    Categories: Member, Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Dublin Airport’s Airside Operations team held a Safety Awareness Day recently to promote and enhance the culture of safety on the airfield. More than 12,000 people from 470 companies work on or around the airfield at Dublin Airport and ensuring their safety as well as the safety of passengers, aircraft and vehicles is a key priority for the Airside Operations team. Dublin Airport Airside ...read more
    Categories: Community, Partner
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Dublin Airport welcomes today’s announcement by Lufthansa that it is to add a fifth daily service on its Dublin to Frankfurt route. This is the airline’s seventh expansion of services since 2014. The additional daily flight means that Lufthansa’s service between Dublin and Frankfurt will increase from 28 to 34 flights per week representing an increase in capacity of more than 20% when the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Partner
    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber held their annual Summer BBQ networking event on the 4th of July with a special American theme in The Penthouse @ Wright Venue, Swords.  Over 70 Chamber members and guests, along with the Fingal County Council Mayor Anthony Lavin was in attendance at the event which marked the wind-down before the summer break.  The social occasion brought together many business men and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 26, 2018
    Fingal Dublin Chamber welcomes the announcement that the public consultation phase of the MetroLink project is to commence this week as MetroLink has the potential to deliver on Project Ireland 2040’s vision for future growth and development in Swords and in the wider Fingal area. Under the National Development Plan 2018-2017, Metro North and Metro South will now proceed as one project known as ...read more
    Categories: Stakeholder, Community
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