TWO major studies into public transport options for Fingal are underway amid a warning that the both residential and economic expansion will be hampered without appropriate capacity.
EMERGENCY motions are being brought forward this week at two separate council meetings aimed at saving the fates of Balbriggan and Swords district courts, which look set to close by the end of the year.
A MAN who drove while disqualified from driving has a total of 79 road traffic convictions, including six for driving without insurance, a court has heard.
THE final route of the proposed new 'Swiftway' rapid bus transport link from Swords to the city centre should be identified by late September, it has emerged.
A MAN who allegedly headbutted another man outside a Balbriggan nightclub has been remanded on continuing bail to re-appear before Balbriggan District Court at the end of the month.
A YOUNG man who rear-ended another vehicle while driving his Audi A4 'panicked and left the scene' of the collision, Balbriggan District Court has heard.
PUPILS, staff and parents of the Holy Family J.N.S. River Valley, Swords recently celebrated earning their first Green Flag, rewarding a year of hard work by all at the school.
A MAN who was arrested for drink driving after his car ended up in a ditch and then urinated outside a garda station has been given community service in lieu of a prison sentence.
SWORDS is to get a jobs boost with the construction of a new super service station.
A YOUNG Rush GAA player who broke another man's jaw and following an assault outside a chip shop had his sentencing adjourned for a second time for a Restorative Justice Programme Report.