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Friday 18 January 2019

Fingal County Council projects are short-listed for awards

Fingal County Council Senior Executive Engineer, Joseph Mandolil, Director of Operations, David Storey, Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Anthony Lavin, Chief Executive of Fingal County Council, Paul Reid and Senior Engineer Karen Gallagher at the launch of Fingal’s Electric Vehicles in Malahide Castle
Fingal County Council Senior Executive Engineer, Joseph Mandolil, Director of Operations, David Storey, Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Anthony Lavin, Chief Executive of Fingal County Council, Paul Reid and Senior Engineer Karen Gallagher at the launch of Fingal’s Electric Vehicles in Malahide Castle

John Manning

Fingal County Council is short-listed in a wide number of categories of the 2019 All Ireland Community and Council LAMA & IPB awards.

These awards recognise and celebrate communities and councils working together.

Now in its 13th year, the 2019 All Ireland Community and Council Awards presented by IPB Insurance and LAMA will take place on Saturday, February 2019 in Croke Park Stadium.

Welcoming the announcement, Chief Executive of Fingal County Council, Paul Reid, said: 'I am delighted to see so many Fingal initiatives being recognised in the 2019 All Ireland Community and Council Awards.

'The Environment, Community, Heritage, Parks and Operations Departments were all involved in implementing these projects. This highlights the extent to which the Council works with communities to improve the health and well-being of Fingal residents.'

Fingal projects included in the finals are short-listed in a number of categories from Best Environmental Project to Best Cultural Project and Best Community Based Initiative as well as a number of others.

Some of the recongnised local projects include Rush Habour Playground and the council's innovative electric vehicle charging system connected to the county's public lighting system.

The development of Newbridge House & Farm as a heritage attraction has also been short-listed for an award and the Rock Garden Park in Swords has also made the short-list in the 'Best Public Park' category.

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