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.

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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Motion: Swords Town Presentation

I put forward a motion on the 13th of April at the local area B meeting, the rationale of my motion was to highlight a number of issues that are detrimental to how people perceive our town, the motion asked the council to facilitate the coming together of various...

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Employment Opportunities for the over 55 Male Population

Since my election in 2014 I have continued to press the economic development department to ensure that males over 55 years of age are provided with employment opportunities. see the following excerpt from the paper "This paper analyses the employment landscape and...

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Creative Ireland Programme 2017-2022

Creative Ireland Programme a Govenment Initiative. I was delighted to read about the Govenment initiative and I believe that Fingal County Council and the artistic community in Fingal are well placed to benefit by this initiative, this initiative will provide great...

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Special Works Program 2017

The special works program for 2017 was announced at the local area meeting in February,the allocation of €2,503,000 was welcomed, it was agreed by all Councillor's to be a fair distribution of available resources. I was particularly happy that a number of  projects...

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