Members of the Fingal Old IRA Commemorative Society re-enacting the Battle of Ashbourne at the launch of the Fingal 2016 Centenary Programme in Swords County Hall last month

February 26th, 1916 A disgruntled “observer” of Dublin student life has penned a caustic letter to The Irish Times noting the contrast between the n(...)

Members of the Fingal Old IRA Commemorative Society re-enacting the Battle of Ashbourne at the launch of the Fingal 2016 Centenary Programme in Swords County Hall last month.

Fingal County Council has unveiled a comprehensive centenary programme centred around the Battle of Ashbourne which occured during Easter Week 1916. (...)

The Dún Laoghaire baths are among the projects that will benefit from a new EU fund for Irish urban regeneration projects. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some 19 towns and cities, previously designated as “gateways” and “hubs” under the National Spatial Strategy, are to benefit from a €40 million EU fun(...)

Fingal County Council issued 1,158 litter fines in 2012, of which just 424, or 37 per cent, were paid.  Photograph: David Sleator

Fingal County Council is owed more than €110,000 in outstanding litter fines from 2012, although an official has admitted they(...)