Boland Calls For Historic Summer School

Independent candidate in Balbriggan Electoral area, Cathal Boland is calling for the setting up of a Fingal Summer School. This would commemorate the achievements of two North County men, Tom Kettle and Thomas Ashe, who played significant, but different roles in the political situation 100 years ago. Boland told the County Leader, “I was forcibly […]

Boland Deplores Condition Of Rush Road

The condition of the approach roads to St Maur’s GAA club in Rush, is causing concern to one of the local election candidates in the area. Independent candidate for the Balbriggan Electoral area, Cathal Boland spoke to the County Leader, expressing his fears that a tragic accident could well be the upshot of the deplorable […]

Responsible Spending Of Money Needed – Boland

Local election candidate for Balbriggan Electoral Area, Cathal Boland (NP) is urging the County Council to be more circumspect when spending public money. Speaking in Lusk last week, Boland told the County Leader, “Council management must think before they spend our money. In recent weeks, we have seen irresponsible spending occurring, which was not challenged […]

Concerns Over Future Of Local Post Offices

Post Offices across the North County, are now concerned about their long term future, due to a question mark over their continued business relationship with the Department of Social Protection, over the future payments of Social Welfare allowances. The plan is that these payments will no longer be made at post offices, but will be […]

Signage Urgently Needed For Corduff

Arguably, the best kept secret in the North County is Corduff, which is situated on the R132, old Swords to Balbriggan road. The reason for this secrecy, is the fact that there is no signage for Corduff on any of the approach roads, from any direction. Whilst this secrecy may be appealing to some, the […]

Still Hope For Balbriggan Library

In an exclusive interview with the County Leader, Acting County Manager, Peter Caulfield provided some hope that the proposed moving of Balbriggan Library to Gallen Mills, may not happen after all. He confirmed that a special meeting of the Balbriggan/Swords Area committee will convene this week, and discuss the options on the future of the […]

Boland Throws Hat Back Into The Ring

Former County Mayor and well known politician, Cathal Boland has decided to make a dramatic return to politics. Boland, who has over 20 years experience serving the local community in the local authority, has decided to re-enter local politcal life and run in the upcoming local elections, as a non-party candidate for the Balbriggan Electoral […]