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02nd Oct 2022

A Room With A View And A €10m Price Tag To Match

Drumleck House on Ceanchor Road has come to market under the baton of local auctioneers Gallagher Quigley. Currently owned by Feargal Naughton of Glen Dimplex, it has been home to Neil and Sandra Wilson, John and Gertrude Hunt and has.
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30th Sep 2022

Local TD Richard Bruton Hails Budget 2023 – Easing The Burden For People

Budget 2023 is tackling the areas causing greatest pain for families according to TD, Richard Bruton, who expressed confidence that the focus on Children, Carers, Fuel and Energy will ease major sources of concern for people. “We are finally seeing.
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28th Sep 2022

‘Bleeper Bikes’ Pilot Project Expands With Charging Stations In Howth

Donal Phelan Head of Innovation, ESB Mayor of Fingal, Howard Mahony ESB and Fingal County Council came together this week to officially launch the ESB eBike pilot project across three Fingal locations in conjunction with leading micro-mobility provider Bleeper, research.
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20th Sep 2022

Ireland’s Call – Shout Out For Student Host Families

As the accommodation crisis continues to bite, local language school, Ireland’s Eye Language Academy  (IELA) is inviting families in Baldoyle, Bayside, Sutton and Howth to welcome and host an overseas student for the 2022-2023 academic year – and which can.
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16th Sep 2022

Minister Honors Coast Guard Heroes With Courtesy Call

Minister Hildegarde Naughton meeting Coast Guard volunteers in Howth recently Minister of State with special responsibility for the Irish Coast Guard Hildegarde Naughton TD, recently visited Howth Coast Guard Unit to meet with the volunteer team and hear first-hand about.
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14th Sep 2022

Local Man Sean Cribbin Helps Ireland Take Bronze in 7’s World Cup

Suttonian Sean Cribbin raises the tricolour on winning bronze in WRC Sevens Congratulations to our own Sean Cribbin and the Irish 7’s squad on achieving history last weekend. Having already beaten host nation South Africa, a narrow defeat by the.
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14th Sep 2022

Fingal Regrets Any Inconvenience As Underpass Gets Overhaul

Fingal County Council expressed regret for any inconvenience to DART passengers caused by the tarring of the pathway at the entrance to Bayside Train Station. The work is set to be carried out between 9.15 and 5pm this Thursday and.
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08th Sep 2022

Happy Birthday! Howth Irish Goats Celebrate Year One In the Battle To Dampen Gorse Fires

A year on from announcing a ground-breaking conservation grazing project in partnership with Old Irish Goat Society, Fingal County Council says that the three-year scheme is already proving to be a positive undertaking and has been warmly received by the.
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07th Sep 2022

Stormy Weather Sees Club Boat Flipped On Local Beach

After a stormy night in Sutton, members of  Sutton Dinghy Club raced out to the beach after the club's prized boat was tossed onto the beach by the elements. Speaking to JustLocal, club member Andy Johnston explained that the bad weather.
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01st Sep 2022

Last Orders Please! Abbey Goes Under The Hammer

It has welcomed the late Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco, the late Ted Kennedy and cinematic stars such as John Wayne, Katherine Hepburn and Robert Redford. Its stage has hosted The Dubliners, The Chieftains and Christy Moore. But.
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28th Aug 2022

Howth As It Was – And Is

Probably one of the earliest photos of Howth, it is estimated that the above dates back to 1865. The shot shows the turn from Balglass Road into what is now Main St and the view out over Ireland’s Eye. While.
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26th Aug 2022

Suttonians Take Positives From Pre-Season Friendly

Last Saturday, Suttonians Senior Men’s Squad took on Ballyclare in their 1st of two pre-season fixtures, eventually going down 19-28 to Ulster’s Ballyclare. More important than the result, this was always an opportunity to blood new talent and to assess.
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21st Aug 2022

Calling Volunteers For The Howth Maritime and Seafood Festival

Scheduled for September 9th, the Howth Maritime and Seafood Festival has something for everybody. Organised by Fingal, the event will include live music, bouncy castles (for the kids!), arts and crafts, family activities, tall ships and as you’d expect, plenty.
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18th Aug 2022

Magnificent 7 Selection Sees Bright Future For Suttonians’ Young Guns

Up to 7 players from the ranks of Suttonians’ U15s panel have been selected for the Leinster Metro Development squad. This is a huge honor for the club and a first step on the road to representative rugby for the.
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16th Aug 2022

Howth Celtic Wins FAI Zeal Of Approval

While Howth Celtic’s 60th anniversary will see much celebration in the coming season, it is also a time for memories and reflection for the many generations that have graced the turf in the black and white. Marking the festivities, the.
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15th Aug 2022

Winner Alright – Green Dog Walker Challenge

The Green Dog Walker Pledge organised by Howth Tidy Towns has proven a winner with dog owners in the area and the huge response saw the names of “pledge-takers” put in the hat for a 50 Euro Happy Hound Gift.
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11th Aug 2022

Big Party For Little People Crèche Is 25 Years In The Making

Local Crèche & Montessori Little People at the top of Baldoyle Road is celebrating its 25th anniversary as its doors open for a new season and a fresh in-take of children to fill its ranks. Accidental proprietor Brendan O’Brien, who.
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08th Aug 2022

RNLI Saves Trio After Dinghy Blown Out To Sea

A trio of haphazard sailors had a lucky escape on Sunday in Howth after the dinghy they were sailing in was blown away by wind. The volunteer RNLI rescue team were called to the incident yesterday evening after the three.
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08th Aug 2022

Howth Roots and Blues Festival Hits All The High Notes

Encores All Round As Dom Martin Takes The Plaudits At The Bloody Stream The Howth Roots & Blues Festival including its 35 free gigs has proven a huge musical and commercial success for the area. With an estimated 8-10k visitors.
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04th Aug 2022

Lock & Load – Howth Roots & Blues Festival Set For 2022 Re-Launch

This weekend will see the return of the Howth Roots & Blues Festival with a host of quality acts set to to storm the stage and bring soul to the thousands. Originally set up as Howth Jazz and Blues Festival.
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03rd Aug 2022

Property Market Momentum Continues Its Upward Trajectory – David Kelly, JB Kelly

Kilcarrig, Balscadden Road, a heritage property featured on the JB Kelly website. While the property market continues to rebound post COVID, the time of year, allied to changing market conditions has seen more property come on the market throughout Sutton,.
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02nd Aug 2022

Home Coming Celebrations Mark A Wonderful Result For Irish Sailing

HYC Commodore Paddy Judge Leads The Welcome Party For Luke Turvey, Rocco Wright and Eve McMahon @ Dublin Airport Irish Sailing’s marked the occasion of a wonderful result in the Junior World Championships as the team arrived home from Texas.
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02nd Aug 2022

Bens U12 Girls Win The Day In Croker Classic

While the Meath Girls secured back-to-back All-Ireland titles for the first time on Sunday at Croke Park, the real winners on the day were the U12 Bens Girls team, who for the first time won the #ProperFan Supporters Competition and.
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28th Jul 2022

Star Performance In Lone Star State Sees McMahon Lead The Way

Howth’s superstar Eve McMahon continues to dominate the world at this week’s ILCA Youth Worlds in big winds in Texas! Irish Sailing’s ‘2021 Sailor of the Year’ is building on an amazing run of form again this year and won.
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28th Jul 2022

Father-Son Duo With Dog Rescued Off Dublin Bay

A father-son duo were rescued along with their dog off Dublin Bay after their boat suffered an engine failure.   The boat lost power and was being blown towards the cliffs on the south of Howth Head on Wednesday afternoon..
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25th Jul 2022

Howth House Sale Sees Olympic Federation Relocate To Abbotstown

Bought in 2005 when under the stewardship of Pat Hickey, the recent sale of Howth House signifies the end of the association between the Olympic Council of Ireland and the area. Originally purchased for 1.1m Euro, the sale price has.
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21st Jul 2022

Clean-Up Commences At Burrow Beach

FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL has urged beachgoers to take their rubbish home following a six-hour cleanup at Burrow Beach in north Dublin. The beach in Sutton, also known as the Hole in the Wall beach, was packed with sunbathers and swimmers.
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20th Jul 2022

Crowds Flock To Burrow Beach For Respite 

Massive crowds flocked to Dublin beaches to cool down after the hottest day ever recorded in the capital. Photos show huge groups of people eager for a dip after a sweltering day. Burrow beach was packed with people of all ages, seemingly.
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13th Jul 2022

Howth At The Forefront In the Fight For Carbon Neutral

Howth's Green Team, Complete With Sniffer Dog On Patrol Chairman of Howth Tourism Sean Doran has thrown down the gauntlet and formed a unit of volunteers, christened  "the Green Team" who have pledged to put sustainability front and centre of.
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07th Jul 2022

No Podium Required As Eve McMahon Takes European Gold

Eve McMahon Feels The Joy of Victory and Makes A Celebratory Splash To Mark The Moment HYC’s own Eve McMahon was crowned European Youth ILCA 6 champion in Greece last night! With a 36 point lead, the Sutton native made.
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06th Jul 2022

Splash 4 Cash By Superheroes – In Aid Of Family Carers

A group of Dublin sea swimmers are all set to attempt a brand new challenge to raise funds for Family Carers Ireland. The Splash 4 Cash will see six hardy souls swim from Lambay, round Howth and hopefully finishing their.
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05th Jul 2022

Treasury Tales May Provide Telling Lessons For Planners

When Johnny Ronan and Richard Barrett's Treasury Holdings acquired land on the East Mountain in Howth in 1996, they had big plans for a residential development in what they described as the “less sensitive” part of their Howth holding and.
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30th Jun 2022

New Maternity Scheme For Councillors – A Positive Development Says Local TD Richard Bruton

A new scheme which provides maternity leave for councillors will be positive for all women wishing to pursue a career in politics, says local TD Richard Bruton. The proposed new scheme will allow for the appointment of a temporary substitute.
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22nd Jun 2022

Winner Alright – Brass Monkey Competition Closes With Kildare Winner

Above our winner, Tony Costelloe, before dining in the Brass Monkey and the knowing smile suggests, he knew he was in luck. The Brass Monkey 100 Euro Gift Voucher has been won by Kildare native Tony Costelloe. The inaugural Brass.
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21st Jun 2022

 Fingal Goes Electric As E-bike Sharing Scheme Arrives On Time

Fred Jones of Tier E-Bikes shows off The Product to DCU President Daire Keogh Fingal County Council has today announced the arrival of its first e-bike sharing scheme. Introduced with the support of the Council’s Department of Environment, the Tier.
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19th Jun 2022

Fingal New Mayor Sees Cllr Mahony (FF) Take The Chain

Councillor Howard Mahony (Fianna Fáil) has been elected as the 17th Mayor of Fingal at the annual meeting of Fingal County Council which was held on Friday in County Hall, Swords.  Cllr Cathal Boland (Non Party) was elected as Deputy Mayor. Cllr Mahony -.
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15th Jun 2022

Lock & Load! Howth’s e-Bike Tour Wins Global Recognition From Tripadvisor

The annual “best of the best” things to do in Ireland and around the world has been finally unveiled by Tripadvisor. In this year’s “Oscars For Activities” the title of Top Experience in Ireland was awarded to the Dark Dublin.
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14th Jun 2022

Pop Up Gaeltacht Goes Live @ The Bayside Inn

Pop Up Gaeltacht Chois Bá - Déardaoin 16 Meitheamh Thursday 16th June, from 8pm - Bayside Inn - BÁC/D13 All levels of Irish will be very welcome. Bígí linn! For those with the cúpla focal the Popup Gaeltacht in Bayside.
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13th Jun 2022

Poc Fada Event Exceeds Expectations @ Beann Eadair CLG

There was huge excitement in Howth on Friday when Beann Eadair hosted 17 clubs for the Dublin Poc Fada finals. 4 competitions were held at U16 and Adult grades in Hurling and Camogie. The first sliothar was launched by Captain.
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10th Jun 2022

From Waterside to Ringside – McGregor Takes Out Local Hostelry

Favourite local bar the Waterside has been bought by MMA supremo, “The Notorious”, Conor McGregor. This bout ran the full 12 rounds and while rumours were rife months ago, The Currency confirmed what the dogs on the street were barking.
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08th Jun 2022

Historic POC FADA Competition Returns to Beann Eadair

After a 2 year gap Beann Eadair GAA is delighted to once again host the Dublin POC FADA finals in Camogie and Hurling. The origins of poc fada, go back fadó, fadó when legend has it that Cuchulainn and Setanta.
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07th Jun 2022

Final Tune Plays Out For Pipe Band Premises

With a price tag of €995,000, the Howth Pipe Band practice hall on Balglass Road has been placed on the market by Gallagher Quigley and brings an end to a saga that has been running for a number of years..
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06th Jun 2022

Stiff Conditions Make Stiff Competition As Howth’s Wave Regatta Proves Great Success

Larne flyer off Howth in Wave Regatta’s Lambay Race – Peter Doig’s Jack (East Antrim BC) on her way to fourth in Class 2 IRC Credit: Annraoi Blaney The warm comradery onshore masked the hearty competition off it, as Howth played.
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03rd Jun 2022

Howth Middle Pier Takes Off Without The Bubbly!

Howth’s new middle pier opened last week without even a glass of bubbly or a red ribbon ceremony. Maybe this is fitting given that it has been developed as a working pier, which will provide a base for local trawlers.
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31st May 2022

Service With A Smile As Adrian Dunne Pharmacy Takes National Honors

Damien O'Brien receiving his gong at the National Pharmacy Awards Adrian Dunne Pharmacy took the honors at the National Pharmacy Awards when Damien O’Brien was crowned Young Pharmacist of The Year at the gala event on Saturday evening. Complimenting Damien’s.
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30th May 2022

Time Is Ticking On Marlet’s Plans For The Baily Court Site

A Proposed View Of The Baily Court Site As Part Of  Developers Plans While the Marlet application for the development of the Baily Court site awaits a decision by An Bord Pleanala, there is much for locals in Howth to.
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26th May 2022

Art of The Possible – Howth Tidy Towns Goes Beach Chic!

Stan and Rita Making Waves On Claremont Beach The mindless graffiti daubed on Claremont Beach promenade early this month marked a new low by visiting vandals and the racial slurs and ugly sentiment punctured the environment. But it also seemed.
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23rd May 2022

Cool Pool At A Cool Price – The Guinness Home Goes On The Market @ €15m

Six-bed on spectacular site with 270 degree sea, lighthouse and mountain It is rare that you can’t see your neighbours, or at least some part of their home from yours, no matter the price tag. Almost entirely bounded by sea,.
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19th May 2022

Nicky’s Plaice – Tall Sails & Fishy Stories

Nicky McLoughlin and Son Martin Wrestle With The Catch "I've always loved going out to sea because of the vast open space and the fresh air. I vividly remember one particular day that I was fishing on my cousin's boat..
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18th May 2022

The Ronnie Maher Ryder Cup – A Sporting Tribute To A Local Legend

Friday 22nd of April marked the launch of the Ronnie Maher Ryder Cup, where present Suttonians’ players took to the fairways of Sutton Golf Club to go toe to toe with the “senior tour”, made up of  the club’s former.
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16th May 2022

Cryosculpt: The Next Generation of Weight Loss

It was while preparing for a TV role in HBO’s Warrior, shooting in Capetown, local actor Conor Mullen came face to face with the limitations of middle age. “I thought it would be an idea to lose a little weight.
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12th May 2022

Howth School of Fish Launches – Keeping Tradition And Tales Alive

Sean Doran Regaling The Assembled At The Launch Of Howth School Of Fish Visitor Experience With a sense of fanfare and festival Dorans of Howth today launched “Howth School of Fish Visitor Experience”, an authentic fishing and maritime tourist attraction.
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11th May 2022

Have Your Say On Local Bathing Areas – Says Fingal

Locals are being invited to have their say on where they’d like to take a dip next year as part of an annual review of designated bathing areas. Under EU and Irish law, local authorities have a responsibility to identify.
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11th May 2022

Tetrarch’s Latest Love Bomb For Howth Castle Fails To Seduce Locals

A computer-generated image of Tetrarch’s proposed residential development on a portion of lands of Howth Estate. A Senior living community and 150 affordable homes is all part of Tetrarch’s latest effort to win the hearts of locals in Howth. A.
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10th May 2022

Dry Robes At The Ready As First Of Its Kind Pop-Up Pool Lands in Fingal

Fingal has become the inaugural host for Ireland’s first ever pop-up swimming pool, with the Swim Ireland initiative set to bring swimming to communities right across the country. In partnership with Fingal County Council and Sport Ireland, Swim Ireland wanted to improve the.
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10th May 2022

Dawn Walk Moves Bayside Early Risers For Pieta House

Almost 120 people gathered at 4.15 am in the square for Bayside Community Association's Dawn Walk in aid of Pieta House and made their way along the coast road via the Tree of Life at Watermill Road to Dollymount strand.
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08th May 2022

Rory’s Walk Marks A Memorable Moment For The Bens

Beann Eadair CLG turned out in force for the much anticipated Rory’s Walk aka Darkness Into Light in aid of Pieta House on Saturday. Rory's team mates, joined by some Belvo classmates, kicked off the morning at 3.30am with an.
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06th May 2022

Take 2! As Maggie&Me Pops Up On Harbour Road

Providing more retail options for visitors to Howth, Maggie&Me has taken a berth on Harbour Road and the old “Yummies” site is set to take on a whole new meaning for fashionistas! Proprietor Ailish Lynch said, “this isn’t about expansion,.
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06th May 2022

Walk On! Bayside and The Bens Take The Pieta Challenge

Beann Eadair CLG and Bayside Community Group are putting their final plans in place for tomorrow’s Darkness into Light walk in aid of Pieta House. For the Bens, it comes with an extra sense of purpose and poignance as they.
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03rd May 2022

Baldoyle As We Know It – It’s Now or Never!

The submission of a 3rd application has now gone in for a further 1007 apartments to An Bord Pleanala by Richmond Homes. Remarkably this is in addition to the 2,202 that have already been granted permission –so a total 3209.
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02nd May 2022

Fingal County Council Releases Footfall Stats Report on Howth Summit

The recently released Fingal Footfall report is an interesting set of numbers. Updated monthly the report is a guesstimate of the number of pedestrians that have taken to Howth Summit in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. However it would appear.
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02nd May 2022

#TYTuesday Goes Arty For Howth Tidy Towns

Howth Tidy Towns is delighted to report that the #TYTuesday vibes are back and doing great work around the area, enhancing the tram wall painting, cleaned the base and the surrounding areas and doing a great general clean up. Also.
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28th Apr 2022

Gridlock On Baldoyle Road Set To Ease As Fingal Completes Cycle Lanes

Works continue at the junction of Baldoyle Road and Dublin Road and the resulting tailbacks have had most motorists gritting their teeth. The purpose of this part of Fingal's project is the connection of the cycle lanes from Baldoyle Road.
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26th Apr 2022

Bens On The March for Pieta House – in Memory of Club Member Rory Purcell

Beann Eadair CLG is joining thousands of people across Ireland and the world from sunrise on Saturday May 7th to support people affected by suicide and self-harm. The Bens will meet at the clubhouse at 4.30am, and from there will.
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26th Apr 2022

People Making The Difference in Community Pharma

Proving the importance of people in the care and support of the community, two members of the Adrian Dunne Pharmacy team at Baldoyle have been shortlisted as finalists in the Irish Pharmacy Awards 2022. This includes Leann Dunne who many.
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26th Apr 2022

Howth Tidy Towns Reports Brisk Business And A Great Day Out

Howth Tidy Towns reported a great day’s work as over 20 volunteers put their should to the wheel for An Taisce National Spring Clean 2022.  Team HTT was also joined by local councillor David Healy and the effort concentrated on.
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25th Apr 2022

Howth Artist Una Sealy Wins Fingal Residency Award 2022

Fingal Arts Office in partnership with the Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Bealtaine Festival are delighted to announce Una Sealy and Thomas Brezing as the recipients of the Fingal County Council, Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Bealtaine Festival Residency Award.   Howth.
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22nd Apr 2022

All Hands On Deck As Tidy Towns Spring Into Action From Sat 23rd, April

Baldoyle and Howth Tidy Towns teams are looking to take advantage of the weather and make hay while the sun shines. This Sunday sees Baldoyle TT team calling on volunteers to help keep #Baldoyle beautiful. The Date and Place is.
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21st Apr 2022

A Healthy Lifestyle Key To Better Health – Marie Keating Foundation @ Baldoyle Resource Centre

The Marie Keating Foundation Mobile Unit will be at the Baldoyle Family Resource Centre on Thursday, April 28th from 10am – 2pm. The purpose of the visit is to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy lifestyle and early.
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19th Apr 2022

Luck Favours Brave Bens With A Well Deserved Result!

Beann Eadair CLG has been approved for a Sports Capital Grant  of € 98,500. This was applied for by last year’s committee and is a just reward for the excellent work carried out by Beann Eadair CLG throughout the area.
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14th Apr 2022

No Rock, No Slap, No Oscars – But Fingal Takes Lamas On Awards Night

Left to right: Representing Fingal County Council at the awards were Brian O’Connor, Duncan Henderson, Cllr Adrian Henchy, Cllr Eoghan O’Brien, Joanne Daly, Cllr Mary McCamley, Ethna Felten, Mayor of Fingal Cllr Seána Ó Rodaigh, Chief Executive AnnMarie Farrelly, Cllr Robert O’Donoghue, Cllr JK.
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14th Apr 2022

Baldoyle Rallies To Help Ukraine And Shows Its Support For The Humanitarian Appeal

Adrian Dunne Pharmacy Baldoyle has raised a total of €1,280 for the Red Cross in aid of the Ukraine Crisis. This has been a great response from the people of Baldoyle and Adrian Dunne Pharmacy expressed its gratitude to the.
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13th Apr 2022

Last Sighting at Sutton X – “Backing Brave” Means Backing Out for AIB

The last vestige of AIB’s 40 year presence at Sutton X can now be finally revealed and the decision by the bank to close its AIB Sutton Cross branch, despite the expressed wishes of its local customers is now complete..
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10th Apr 2022

Howth’s WWII ‘Eire 6’ neutrality sign unveiled by Michael D Higgins following restoration

President Higgins and his wife Sabina in attendance at the launch of the Eire 6 neutrality sign THE NEWLY-RESTORED HOWTH Eire 6 wartime neutrality sign was formally unveiled on the East Mountain in Howth by President of Ireland, Michael D..
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10th Apr 2022

Beaten By The Clock – Late Suttonians Comeback Runs Out Of Time

It was a windswept Sunday afternoon that welcomed Clontarf to the McDowell Memorial Grounds as Suttonians went head to head against their near neighbours in the semi-final of the Leinster Metropolitan Cup. The home side were on top in the.
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08th Apr 2022

Community Consensus First Block To Building Better – Richard Bruton TD

As climate change and Net Zero become an increasingly important factor in how we live, better planning is crucial to building better, according to Fine Gael TD, Richard Bruton. “There is no getting away from the fact that we are.
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08th Apr 2022

Just Local Reminder – Summit Carpark Closes 8am-4pm, Saturday, April 8th

With the official launch of EIRE 6 due to take place tomorrow, Saturday, April 8th, the Summit carpark will be closed from 8am til 4pm. The ceremony will be presided over by President Michael D. Higgins and this is a.
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07th Apr 2022

St. Fintan’s Take Home The Cup In Fr. Godfrey Final

A hat-trick by Rory O’Connor-O’Hehir guaranteed St Fintan’s High School the capture of the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Fr Godfrey Cup crown at Ollie Campbell Park yesterday afternoon. The opposition, Temple Carrig entered the fray without two of their.
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06th Apr 2022

Irish Rail DART Proposal – Last Day To Have Your Say!

Irish rail are proposing an end to direct city centre Dart services. This will entail the introduction of a shuttle service, where passengers will have to change at Howth Junction. To compensate for this, Irish Rail is proposing to double.
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04th Apr 2022

President Michael D Higgins To Attend Launch Of EIRE 6 Sign On East Mountain This Saturday

The newly restored ‘Eire 6’ sign in Howth, designed to alert pilots to Ireland’s neutrality during the Second World War, will be officially launched by President Michael D Higgins this Saturday, April 9th @ 2pm. Last year, the sign was.
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31st Mar 2022

Changing Of The Guard As St. Mary’s Welcomes Rev Philip Heak

Rev Philip Heak has been appointed the new Rector of St Marys in Howth replacing Canon Kevin Brew who left the parish for a new posting last year. A native of Tandragee in Co. Armagh, Reverend Heak is currently Rector.
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30th Mar 2022

St. Fintan’s Come Unstuck Despite Passion And Pride Performance

A unique occasion and a unique match between two schools that had never played each other, St Fintan's valiant effort came unstuck against a well marshalled Roscrea side, going down 29-21 in the semi-final of the Leinster Junior Cup Competition..
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29th Mar 2022

O’Callaghan Calls For Local Submissions Amid Proposals For Major Changes To DART Services

Social Democrat TD Cian O’Callaghan has expressed serious concern over recent proposals by Irish Rail and the National Transport Authority to changes in DART services for the areas of Bayside, Baldoyle, Sutton and Howth. These changes form part of the.
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28th Mar 2022

Answering The Call – Baldoyle Forum Prepares Submission to Fingal For Enhanced Greenway

Public consultation on the Sutton to Malahide Pedestrian & Cycle Scheme has been opened by Fingal and Baldoyle Forum will be making a submission on the new greenway which will be passing by its door. While recognising that huge strides.
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25th Mar 2022

Baldoyle Tidy Towns Go Nationwide – On RTE1

Baldoyle literally went nationwide last Monday when the RTE1 show with the same name, featured Baldoyle's Easy Treesy campaign which made for easy viewing and much more for all involved. Set up by the Baldoyle Tidy Towns the project's mission.
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23rd Mar 2022

It’s Good To Talk – Fingal Announces Series of Public Consultations on its Draft Development Plan 

In an effort to engage with residents and get their views and concerns, Fingal County Council is to hold a series of public consultation events to promote a greater understanding of the Draft Development Plan 2023-2029. At each event staff from.
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22nd Mar 2022

Cllr. Joan Hopkins Stresses Need For Re-Think On Rezoning

With the decision on large scale planning soon to be restored from the Strategic Housing Development to local authorities, Cllr Joan Hopkins sees more opportunities than just rezoning in the pipeline. According to Cllr Hopkins there needs to be a greater emphasis.
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20th Mar 2022

Planters And Planet – Baldoyle Tidy Towns Makes Perfect Number

Community Response Sees All Hands On Deck  Baldoyle Tidy Towns have reported that they have planted 7,500 trees, a great milestone and equating to one tree for every man, woman and child in the area. The 7,500th tree was planted.
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15th Mar 2022

Fingal shows solidarity with people of Ukraine as flag raised at County Hall

In a gesture of solidarity with the people and the country of Ukraine, the Ukrainian national flag was raised today at County Hall, Swords, by the Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Seána O Rodaigh, in the presence of the Ukrainian ambassador.
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14th Mar 2022

Two-Leg Trip To Town Is A Significant Backward Step For DART Commuters

A public consultation on proposed changes to Dart Services is taking place as part of the plans to extend the Dart to Drogheda. JustLocal understands that one of the major changes being proposed is the introduction of a shuttle service.
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11th Mar 2022

Last Haas Gasp Sees St. Fintan’s in Semis

Form and flow in Motion - Rory O'Connor O'Hehir in the ascent St Fintan’s High School 24 St Gerard’s School 20 Marcel Haas’ heavenly last-minute finish paved the way for St Fintan’s High School to make the Bank of Ireland.
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09th Mar 2022

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE RESTORED HOWTH “EIRE 6” WARTIME NEUTRALITY SIGN

  SATURDAY, APRIL 9TH, 2022 has been set as the official launch date for "EIRE 6"  The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, has graciously accepted the invitation extended by the Howth EIRE 6 Restoration Group to officially launch and.
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06th Mar 2022

Public Consultation on Aircraft Noise at Dublin Airport Concludes

On 18th December 2020, the airport authority for Dublin Airport (daa) submitted a planning application to Fingal County Council Planning Authority seeking to amend prior planning conditions associated with night-time aircraft activity at the airport. The application relates to night.
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01st Mar 2022

Launch of Fingal Development Plan – Cllr. Urges Locals To Get Engaged

The recent launch of the Fingal Development Plan is a wide scale document that is set to determine the development of the Fingal area according to Cllr. Jimmy Guerin. Covering residential development, traffic management and the use and plans for.
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27th Feb 2022

Suttonians’ Girls Soar To Take AIL Conference Title

Suttonians celebrate following their runaway victory over Galwegians in the Energia All-Ireland League Women's Division Conference final ©INPHO/Ben Brady Emily McKeown touched down twice as Suttonians swept past Galwegians on a 26-0 scoreline to be crowned the first ever Energia.
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25th Feb 2022

Celebrity Call – Erica Cody Drops In On The Baldoyle Community Hall

Full Support for Erica as Cllr. Joan Hopkins Declares Her Hand The absolutely fabUlous Erica-Cody of Dancing with The Stars fame made a courtest call on Baldaoyle Community Hall on Wednesday. JustLocal is asking everyone to give a big shout.
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21st Feb 2022

St Fintans Bloodied But Unbowed Out of Senior Cup

Terenure College 47 St Fintan’s HS, Sutton 3 Terenure College edged into the last eight of the Leinster Schools Senior Cup with a hard fought but ultimately convincing win against St Fintans, at Castle Avenue on Friday afternoon. With torrential.
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21st Feb 2022

Pógs All Round For Quality! Whether It’s Fine Dining or Something More Casual

Póg Howth Stumbling out of the rain and into Póg Restaurant, Harbour Road, Howth, I found myself greeted by empty tables and folded chairs and this was just after 8pm Saturday evening. Bemused, I was about to head for the.
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14th Feb 2022

Not So Fast Shoreline! As Local Residents Seek Judicial Review

Plans for Coast Baldoyle Under Challenge by Local Residents Group Established 50 years ago in Baldoyle, Abbey Park and District Residents Association (ADRA) has brought a Judicial Review in the High Court against An Bord Pleanala to overturn the grant.
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10th Feb 2022

Plans Afoot For Major Revamp of Howth Castle

As contained in the planning application section of this website Fingal County Council has registered plans for the redevelopment of Howth Castle by Tetrarch Capital and local man, Michael Wright. According to the applicants the aim of the project is.
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08th Feb 2022

St Fintans Tear Up The Form Book with Fine Display

St Fintans on the ascent in their 23-9 win over CBC Monkstown After a resounding victory over Skerries, St Fintans took to the hallowed turf of Donnybrook for the next round in their Senior Cup campaign against CBC Monkstown. With.
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02nd Feb 2022

Residents’ group challenges 1,221 apartment scheme in Baldoyle An Bord Pleanála granted fast-track planning permission for Dublin development

Abbey Park and District Residents Association Baldoyle argues that the board is precluded from granting permission for a development that has a hydrological link to Baldoyle Bay, which is classed as a Special Area of Conservation. Photograph: Alan Betson A.
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02nd Feb 2022

Howth Tidy Towns Rolls Up Their Sleeves – And No Stone Left Unturned!

It was BAU on this #mondaymood #mondaymotivaton morning for Team HTT. A gorgeous day too as we worked under a clear blue sky and winter sun. A bit of TLC at the Olympic garden and some graffiti busting (please, please,.
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13th Jan 2022

Right to worship being overtaken by right to cycle, church elder claims (Irish Times)

Howth Presbyterian church clerk of session Margaret McKenna Clerk and minister Alastair Dunlop are criticising Fingal County Council plans for a cycle lane. Photograph: Alan Betson Cycle lane decision ‘plain wrong’ as Howth Presbyterian church parking will be blocked The.
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02nd Dec 2021

AIB Raheny Diversifies with Al Fresco Banking

Since the closure of AIB Sutton Cross, when the reduction in footfall was presented as one of the key factors in its decisions, branch queues outside the Raheny branch have been growing. Covid measures aside, the Raheny branch has been.
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10th Nov 2021

Howth Castle – An 800 year era comes under the hammer

With Howth Castle, and the Deerpark Estate already sold to Tetrarch, the hammer finally came down in September 2021 on the contents, historical artefacts etc., that have graced this extraordinary property over so many centuries. This Sale described by Auctioneer.
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04th Nov 2021

Two rescued after being cut off by tide at Baldoyle estuary

Coast Guard warns public to be wary of reduced visibility after pair get lost in north Dublin Two people who were cut off by the tide at Baldoyle estuary in north Dublin were rescued by the Coast Guard on Monday evening.The pair had become.
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29th Oct 2021

Now you see it………. AIB’s retreat from Sutton X leaves locals concerned

In a sign of the times, AIB has made a hasty retreat from Sutton X and the closure of the branch has been determined without consultation with its customers or the community. The decision to close the Sutton branch and.
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28th Oct 2021

Green light for the Deer Park apartment scheme despite criticism

Local residents have failed in attempts to prevent An Bord Pleanála from giving the green light for Glenveaghs Deer Park apartment scheme. The appeals board has agreed to reduce the scale of the scheme from 162 apartments to 113 apartments,.
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14th Mar 2021

Councillor Guerin Presses Reset Button On Councillor Expenses

It has been revealed that some local county councillors are being paid mileage for attending virtual meetings. The revelation was uncovered by the Irish Independent and TD’s are outraged that some have received mileage for attending the virtual meetings. A.
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14th Mar 2021

Big Plans For Your Local Lidl

Having first arrived in Ireland in 2000, today Lidl has 160 stores nationwide and almost 8% of the country's retail grocery market. The success of the Lidl no-frills offering has been at the heart Baldoyle store and its increasing footfall.
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14th Mar 2021

Howth Middle Pier Set For Christmas Completion

The continuing construction on the Howth Middle is going to plan according to the contractor John Sisk & Sons. What started in September 2020 is drawing towards a close and it is hoped that December will see the ribbon cut.
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10th Mar 2021

Gardaí vow to crack down on gang of youths carrying out indiscriminate assaults in north Dublin

GARDAÍ IN NORTH Dublin have vowed to increase patrols following recent attacks by what is suspected to be the same group of teenagers on innocent people in the Portmarnock and Baldoyle areas. On Tuesday, a 16-year-old boy received serious head.
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10th Mar 2021

Lockdown Walkabout – Local Man Walks 740 Miles for Charity

A 76-YEAR-OLD man is walking with a buggy from Galway to Howth to raise money for Crumlin Children’s Hospital in memory of his daughter who died aged 19.  Eugene O’Leary will complete the 225-kilometre journey tomorrow at Howth after he.
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10th Mar 2021

New €2.5m Baldoyle to Portmarnock walking and cycling Greenway officially opened

Mayor of Fingal Cllr Eoghan O’Brien has officially opened the new €2.5m Baldoyle to Portmarnock walking and cycling greenway project, a vital first phase of the overall Sutton to Malahide Greenway Scheme. Mayor O’Brien was joined by Chief Executive AnnMarie.
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23rd Feb 2021

Howth New Pier Gets Go-Ahead From Fingal

With funding of almost 3 million Euros from the European Social and Economic Fund, the Howth Pier extension finally got under way with unanimous approval both from local council officials and the local community. Despite the travails of lockdown, the.
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