Fingal Greens Welcome Over €17 million in Walking and Cycling Infrastructure Investment for Fingal

The Green Party in Dublin Fingal has today (Wednesday, 1st February) welcomed the announcement of over €17 million in investment in footpaths and cycle lanes throughout the county as part of the 2023 Active Travel Investment Grants. The grants are part of the Government’s ongoing historic levels of annual investment in walking and cycling infrastructure.…

Balbriggan, Balrothery, Skerries and Loughshinny sports clubs can now apply for free EV Charging Points

Local sports clubs in Balbriggan, Balrothery, Skerries and Loughshinny could get a major upgrade with the installation of electric vehicle charging points, thanks to a new government scheme. The Shared Island Fund will provide €15 million for the roll-out of publicly accessible, fast-charging stations for sports clubs and communities across the island of Ireland. This…

Fingal to receive €1,813,912  to support Ukrainian arrivals

Communities across the country who have supported Ukrainian arrivals will receive €50 million under the Community Recognition Fund, Minister of State Joe O’Brien announced today (January 24). As part of the fund, Fingal will receive €1,813,912 to support local projects. This first of its kind initiative, is designed to support communities across the country that…

Cllr Power welcomes cut in childcare fees announced by her Green Party colleague, Roderic O’Gorman

Parents in Fingal will potentially save thousands on the cost of childcare thanks toincreased subsidies that kick in from January 3rd, Minister Joe O’Brien has said. The reduction was made possible after the Green Party Minister for Children,Roderic O’Gorman, secured funding in Budget 2023 to increase the minimumsubsidy for registered early learning and childcare from €0.50 per hour…

Properties will be brought back onto the housing market in Skerries, Balbriggan, Balrothery and Loughshinny

The Green Party is taking action to bring up to 12,000 properties nationwide out of short-term letting and back onto the long-term housing market. This will have a major impact on the number properties currently available for short-term lease in Fingal, including Skerries, Balbriggan, Balrothery and Loughshinny. Under the proposal by Catherine Martin, Minister for…

Cllr Karen Power welcomes launch of Ireland’s national Deposit Return Scheme (DRS).

Councillor Karen Power has today welcomed the launch of Ireland’s national Deposit Return Scheme (DRS).It is estimated that about 1.9 billion drinks bottles and cans are consumed each year in Ireland, in-house and ‘on the go’. The Deposit Return Scheme aims to boost the recycling rate for these drinks containers by charging a small, refundable…