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The impact of the Government’s inaction is clear to see throughout our area. It’s disappointing to see parts of Finglas and Ballymun littered with waste and debris owing to illegal dumping. Great strides have been made over the years to improve our local environs thanks to the actions of local residents associations with the help of both Dublin City Council and Fingal County Council. Sadly this work is now being undermined.’

Government dragging its heels on national bin waiver scheme

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In reply to a Dáil Question tabled by local T.D Róisín Shortall the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government confirms that the Government are still a long way from providing any assistance to low income households who are unable to afford to pay domestic waste charges. For many years local authorities offered a reduction in waste charges to households who qualified under their waste waiver schemes.  Some local Read More

Bid To Save Finglas Post Office

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Local T.D Róisín Shortall was very disappointed to learn this week that Finglas Post Office in the Main Town Centre is to close. The Post Office will no longer operate from the existing premises and An Post has advertised on its website for someone new to run the service.  A person with retail and business development skills is required and premises must be provided. “It’s very important that the Post Office Read More