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Garristown Library

On Wednesday June 11th I had the pleasure of reopening Garristown Library after several months of refurbishment work. The facility which includes over 8,500 items is housed in a wonderful purpose built library building which first opened its doors in 1912. Garristown Library has managed to maintain its quaint village feel yet houses 21st century technology and facilities such has…

A Green Panacea

Having read through 130 pages of Minister Gormley’s green paper on local government reform of yesterday, it strikes me as it did Olivia O’Leary that in order to have a true accountable powerful Mayor of Dublin City, that individual must be given authority which surpasses even that of a Minister. Do you think that the Fianna Fail cronies will allow…

Representing you: Mayor on duty in Fingal

Top right: Mayor Farrell greeting His excellency Mr. Roberto Varelo, Uruguayan Ambassador to Ireland at Ardgillan House (Courtesy of Kieran Corrigan) Top left: Mayor of Fingal, Cllr. Alan Farrell pictured with Clare Connell, Managing Director of Zero Tolerence, transition year student of Loreto College Swords who along with her classmates won the Fingal County Enterprise Board Student Award winners 2008;…