Joe Newman Councillor
Joe Newman

Joe Newman

Councillor at Fingal County Council

Joe is an Independent Councillor Candidate for the Swords Electoral Area. Joe was elected to Fingal County Council in 2014.

Joe’s manifesto for election was based on what he heard calling door to door and listening to the people of Fingal. He is there to work on behalf of the people of Fingal and to strengthen relationships between the local council and the people of Fingal.

Local Bus Service to Knocksedan

The number 196 Flexibus local link is providing a bus service between the Pavillions in Swords and Knocksedan. for online information log on to locallink.ie or phone 180030307 or 0469074830 email them at: lmf@locallink.ie vehicles are wheelchair accessible and the DSP...

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Home Computer Supports for over 55s

The Fingal Leader Partnership has launched  a home computer support service for over 55s. Trained advisors will help people with little or no prior experience of computers or mobile phones. All advisors have been Garda vetted and they will carry identification at all...

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Swords Tidy Towns win Awards

Swords Tidy Towns win Awards

The Swords Tidy Towns Group have won a Diversity Award as well as a Silver Medal in the Tidy Towns Competition 2017.  The TidyTowns committee was recognised for its efforts to include all of the Swords community, on an inter-generational and inter-cultural basis, in...

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Creative Ireland-Funding available

As part of the Creative Fingal Programme, Fingal County Council will support individuals and groups to develop initiatives that support culture and creativity in the community. The scheme is open for applications from June 2017 with €20,000 made available in the...

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Rubbish at River Valley Bottle Bank

There is an ongoing problem with regards people dumping rubbish at the bottle bank in River Valley. I would urge any resident who observes people dumping at this area to report the individual to the environment and litter department in the council. The cost of the...

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Fingal Film Festival

The very succesful Fingal Film Festival is taking place this year in Swords Castle, this is a great venue for this event and I am delighted to see the many opportunities that the renovation of what was a derelict building up to a couple of years has opened up for the...

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Swords Woodland Association

The Swords Woodland Association is a group of like minded volunteers promoting the preservation and development of woodlands in  Fingal and Swords The association is presently embarking on an educational initiative to educate local schoolchildren on the importance and...

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Swords Tidy Towns

Pub Quiz 2017 Swords Tidy Towns is holding their annual Fund Raising Table Quiz Night in the Boro Pub Main St Swords on Thursday the 14th September. Kick off is at 8pm sharp, price per head is 10e, arrive early if you want to snap up the best seats. As you are aware...

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Creative Ireland Grants

As part of the Creative Fingal Programme, Fingal County Council will support individuals and groups to develop initiatives that support culture and creativity in the community. The scheme is open for applications from June 2017 with €20,000 made available in the...

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