Four-midable Porto keep title hopes alive
PORTRANE proved a little too strong for Swords Celtic as they claimed three valuable points on Sunday morning.
SWORDS Manor proved far too strong for Balscadden in this Under-8 Futsal clash at Gormanston College last Saturday.
IT proved to be a day to forget for Balbriggan on Sunday morning as their promotion push suffered a blow when they went down without a fight against their rivals.
LOUGHSHINNY United put in their most complete performance of the season to rout Crumlin side Queens Park on Sunday.
TWO Fingal teams competing on all-weather surfaces on Wednesday face a testing time in their quest for League glory.
A DEPLETED Skerries Town exited the FAI Intermediate Cup on Sunday last when they went under to a highly organised and efficient Leixlip United side.
A GROUP of first-year students from Balbriggan Community College were recently crowned FAI Post-Primary Leinster Futsal champions.
AFTER three weeks of cup action Skerries Town returned to the bread and butter of the league in some style on Sunday when they hosted bottom-of-the-table Glenmore Dundrum in Park Lane.
HYDE Park earned a valuable point against league leaders St. John Bosco on Sunday morning in Balbriggan.
A NEW Educate Together secondary school in Balbriggan is one of three new schools announced for Dublin by the Minister for Education who made a decision on the patronage of nine schools across the country in all, four of which will be wholly run by Educate Together.
THE latest HIQA report on the Oberstown Campus in Lusk has found good standards of care for children in the facility but said that aspects of its management can improve.
THE findings of a new survey showing that business confidence in the economy has grown over the last six months has been backed up by experience on the ground in Fingal, according to the Fingal Dublin Chamber of Commerce.
MINISTER for Health, James Reilly said the news that MSD Swords is to close is 'deeply upsetting' for the affected workers and their families but he said that there was still hope that jobs would be saved on the site with a new investor.
THE delivery of an Educate Together secondary school in Balbriggan will answer a real demand in the area and 'improve the diversity of choice' available to parents in the town.
A TEENAGER who sped through a Fingal village after he drove away from a garda checkpoint before fleeing on foot because he had no insurance was placed in temporary custody at Balbriggan District Court while the sitting judge considered what to do with him.
A KINSEALY-based shipping firm Manifests Ireland has been awarded the coveted accreditation of Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) issued by EU Customs.
ONCE a much larger part of the capital programme when times were good and funds were plentiful, the council is set to spend just over €9 million on community projects around the county over the next three years.
THE site director at MSD in Swords has said that the company's decision to close its plant in the town over the next three years 'is not a reflection of the site's performance or the highly skilled people working here'.
JUST hours after it was announced that 570 jobs were to go at MSD in Swords, a black day for jobs in the town was made complete by news of the closure of the A-Wear store in the Pavilions, with the loss of 10 more jobs.