Joe Newman Councillor
Joe Newman

Joe Newman

Councillor for the Swords Ward in Fingal

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

Following great encouragement from Swords residents Joe is going forward for the 2019 local elections. Joe is looking forward to representing the people of Swords for the next five years.

The 30″ Watermain Rehabilitation coming to a close

I am sure many people will be glad to see the end of the roadworks associated with the rehabilitation of the 30" Watermain in Swords. I made many representations to have this Watermain replaced and I am delighted to see this project come to fruition. There will be...

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Photo of New Playground in Rathingle

I am delighted to report that the playground at Rathingle Ridgewood is finally open for use. I made numerous requests over the past 4 1/2 years to the council to have this playground refurbished, I also called for the playground to be more robust than it was,...

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Swords Watermain-installaton photos.

Photo of the Welding Machine joining sections of plastic pipe for the new watermain in Swords. 2nd Photo shows a section of pipe being fed into the existing 30" concrete pipe outside Wetherspoons Pub in Swords...

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Extra car parking spaces at Ridgewood pitches.

I was delighted to hear at the recent council meeting that the extra car parking spaces I requested last year for the pitches in Ridgewood  are now complete., Well done to the Operations Department for their hard work.. I would also like to acknowledge the great work...

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Temporary Closure of Forest Road in Swords:

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF FOREST ROAD IN SWORDS, CO. DUBLIN An advertisement was published in the Fingal Independent on 2nd May 2018 advising that an application had been received from GMC Utilities Group Ltd. for a temporary road closure, from Monday 28th May 2018 until...

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Rivervalley All Weather pitch gets the go ahead

I am delighted that the All Weather pitch in River Valley gets the go ahead, I worked tirelessly towards this objective for the past four years. I was instrumental in getting the club chairmen from Rivervalley Rangers and St. Finians in front of the council officials...

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A Big Shout Out for the Swords Tidy Towns Committee

A Big Shout Out for the Swords Tidy Towns Committee   The Tidy Towns committee are doing a great job keeping Swords tidy, They were also involved along with the operations and parks department in converting an unused open space into a wonderful park for all to...

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Graffiti Issue

Please see below a question that put to council regarding the Graffiti problem around parts of Swords, while I  acknowledge that work is ongoing to curtail the scourge of graffiti It is important especially coming into the tourist season  that we make an extra effort...

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