Community

FINGAL LIBRARIES WRITE TIME FESTIVAL

29 August 2019

The fourth annual Write Time Festival organised by Fingal Libraries has been launched and will celebrate the written and spoken word in Fingal. Libraries will host free workshops and talks throughout the month of September to spark the imagination and inspire creativity. Admission is free to all events, but booking is essential. To reserve a … Continue reading Fingal Libraries Write Time Festival

AUTISM-FRIENDLY LIBRARIES

30 July 2019

Fingal Libraries has annoucned funding for the roll-out of the Autism Friendly Schemes across Fingal. To date, the Autism Friendly Libraries project has been operating at Blanchardstown Library on a pilot basis. Nine libraries across Fingal will implement designated autism-friendly sessions each month, and regularly schedule ‘quiet time’ and ‘relaxed programming’ events which cater to … Continue reading Autism-Friendly Libraries

COMMUNITY PROJECTS TO CRACK DOWN ON LITTER AND GRAFFITI

9 July 2019

Funding for community projects to crack down on litter and graffiti has been recently announced. €771,500 in grants is available and grants can cover a broad range of measures to raise public awareness and to stimulate anti-litter and anti-graffiti activity at local level – measures such as local community clean-ups, primary/secondary schools competitions, anti-litter/anti-graffiti materials, … Continue reading Community Projects to Crack Down on Litter and Graffiti

FEUDING AND VIOLENT GANG ACTIVITY

9 May 2019

Speaking recently in the Dáil, I questioned the Department of Justice over the the recent increase in feuding and violent gang activity in our local community. People have been reeling with shock following incident after incident of gang warfare, linked to the drugs trade, being played out on the streets of different parts of Dublin … Continue reading Feuding and Violent Gang Activity

SUPPORTING DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE

24 February 2016

This morning Joan paid a visit to Blanchardstown Fire Station to show her support for the Dublin Fire Brigade Ambulance Service.

DUBLIN 15 GARDA COMMUNITY BUS TO BE REINSTATED

1 December 2015

Dublin 15 is to receive a new Garda community bus from next week, Joan has confirmed. She was speaking after she met yesterday with senior Garda chiefs, in the West Dublin region, including the Chief Superintendent, to discuss issues around security, community policing and the prevention of burglaries in Dublin 15. The West Dublin area … Continue reading DUBLIN 15 GARDA COMMUNITY BUS TO BE REINSTATED

JOAN VISITS INDIAN FAMILY ASSOCATION GATHERING

8 November 2015