SHOWCASING the importance of organ donation, Fingal athletes will be among a 34-strong team represening Ireland in the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships next month.
PROPOSING the Sinn Féin motion on reducing the property tax rate in Fingal next year, one of the party's councillors said that it remained opposed to the tax in principle but wanted to 'put down a marker' and follow through on promises made at election time to reduce the tax as soon as possible.
A MAN has been given a jail sentence and a second man given a suspended sentence after they were caught shoplifting while they were drunk on one of their birthdays.
FUNDING from the Office of Public Works for coastal defence works on Burrow Beach in Portrane, which is being eaten away by the sea, is now at risk after it was decided the council needs to apply for planning permission to An Bord Pleanála for the works.
THE Mayor of Fingal has pronounced this year's Flavours of Fingal County Show an 'overwhelming success' and congratulated the council on it's role in putting the event together.
HARD-PRESSSED Fingal householders look set to save an average of €60 per year on their property tax charges after councillors signalled their intent to reduce the charges.
A FATHER-of-one who was caught hiding cannabis under the seat of his car after he tried to avoid a garda checkpoint may avoid a conviction if he comes up with a charitable donation.
A LABOUR councillor accused council colleagues from Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil of 'grandstanding' and 'jumping the gun' in proposing to make a full 15% cut in the property tax without knowing all the facts.
A MAN charged with assaulting another man causing him harm is facing a Circuit Court trial on the charge.
A WOMAN who was caught drink driving while being disqualified from driving had an open can of beer in the car, Drogheda District Court has heard.