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Local Issues, Meetings

Save our Libraries

Save our Libraries

There will be a public meeting this Monday in the GAA club on the Glen Ellan Road to discuss proposed relocation of Swords Library and other issues regarding our local library services.  The meeting will take place at 8 pm.

The speakers are Clare Daly TD and local United Left Representative Ken Doyle.

All Welcome.

Local Issues

Letter from a young school student from Rush asking Councillors to make sure that the library service is not cut in her area.  

Thanks very much to Megan for allowing us to share.

Dear Sir/Madam,

My name is Megan Benson.  I am twelve years old and I am a pupil at Rush National School.
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Local Issues

Clare Daly TD and local Councillors David O’ Connor and David Sheehy attended a public meeting in Rush last night where cuts to local library hours were discussed. Estimates suggest as much as a 30% cut to library hours in Rush, Baldoyle and Balbriggan which will take effect from Monday 8th July 2013.
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Local Issues

The lie that property tax will fund your local services is being exposed as Councils are cutting back on resources and increasing fees for many amenities. 

Last Week Fingal County Council announced an increase in fees for the use of Council playing fields.  This will affect all sports clubs and schools in the area.  At a time when unemployment is high it is essential that our public amenities are available for use by the young and old in our communities. 
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