'Outraged' postmasters ready to fight for survival
DESPITE strong rumours circulating throughout the Lusk and Rush areas, Lusk and Rush Post Offices have not closed their doors – for the time being.
Drunk man became aggressive after he was ejected from McDonalds
A YOUNG man who became highly aggressive towards security staff at McDonalds restaurant in Swords on Christmas Eve was aggrieved because he had paid for his food but was then ejected from the premises because he was drunk, Swords District Court has heard.
Abusive taxi passenger tried to bite garda
A 33-year-old woman from Swords who attempted to bite a Garda when she was arrested following a dispute with a taxi driver in Drogheda benefitted from the Probation Act on paying €100 to the Garda Benevolent Fund when she appeared at Drogheda District Court.
Network could 'disappear in two years'
THE post office network is under threat from two separate sources that could see it 'disappear in two years', according to a Postmaster's Union representative for the area.
Fears 'fanned' by political groups
LOCAL Labour representatives have welcomed the 'clear statement' from Minister Pat Rabitte that there is no intention to close local post offices.
Thief back before court for sentence to be activated
A MAN who was previously given a four month suspended sentence for shoplifting has had his sentence activated after he breached his bail conditions.
Plan for the future welcomed
FINE Gael Cllr. Tom OLeary has welcomed the Government's plan to secure the future of our post offices, by making the An Post network the front office of Government.
Fears for kids' safety near new playground
A CONCERNED resident in Swords has expressed his surprise a a pedestrian crossing has yet to be installed near the new playground at Swords Manor.
Rejected funding bid puts link road in doubt
A NEW road that was to put an end to the misery of residents of a Balbriggan estate has been put in serious doubt after the State agency responsible for funding of road projects refused to back the proposal financially.
Lusk Tidy Towns launches card for St. Patrick's Day
IT'S that time once again, as St Patrick's Day approaches, when we begin to think of family and loved ones living abroad.