Category Archives: Community

Cooperation with Malahide Tidy Towns

We’re fortunate in Malahide to have a very active Tidy Towns committee that works tirelessly to keep our village looking beautiful and regularly wins Tidy Town awards. The cancellation, due to Covid-19, of this year’s Tidy Towns competition has not … Continue reading

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Bike parking Malahide – where would you like new bike racks?

Time to have your say – where would you like additional bicycle parking in Malahide? Fingal county council has ordered 400 bike racks, with 1/3 due to be installed this month (June 2020) based on suggestions from FCC staff, councillors, … Continue reading

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Lets share our parks and roads with care

One silver lining of this challenging time is to see so many people out walking, jogging and cycling. We’re fortunate in Malahide to have Robswall Park (Paddy’s Hill), Malahide Demesne and Estuary Park, with lots of green spaces between.  We … Continue reading

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Kill your speed – not our nannas

May 22nd was national slow down day. Despite the lockdown, road deaths are higher this year than last – 56 people have been killed to date – 30% pedestrians. As the sign says:  “Kill your speed – not our nannas”.

Posted in Community, Environment, Footpaths, Pedestrians, Roads

New Street to become pedestrian zone to facilitate social distancing

Unfortunately, social distancing is likely to be with us for the foreseeable future. Those of us who shop in Malahide village will have found that social distancing can be difficult to do when queuing outside shops, or attempting to pass … Continue reading

Posted in Community, CoronaVirus, COVID-19, Environment, Footpaths, Pedestrians, Roads, Tidy Towns, Transport

Connecting communities to amenities

It’s great to share a good news story in these challenging times! There’s now a brand new footpath connecting Ashwood Hall on the Back Road to the playground entrance at Malahide Demesne. The timing could not be better, as due … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Malahide Community Response

See updates 4th April 2020 at foot of this post. Our sense of community in Malahide has long been one of our greatest attractions. In the challenging time ahead of us, it will be our greatest strength.   Local clubs … Continue reading

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Casino Apartments – en bloc sale risk – Update

Earlier this month we wrote to NAMA expressing our concern about the impact an en bloc sale of Casino Apartments would have on step down accommodation stock in the Malahide area. NAMA replied to us by email on February 14th … Continue reading

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Malahide Traffic Speeds – Have Your Say

Do you know the traffic speed permitted on your street? Are you happy with it? What about speeds permitted through the village? Now is your opportunity to speak up. Fingal County Council has launched a consultation regarding the traffic speed limits they … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Planning, Policing, Roads, Transport, Uncategorized

Great community video from West Cork

Children in a West Cork school released this brilliant Rap song video after being shocked by the amount of litter they found when they went to help clean up local beaches.  

Posted in Community, Environment, Tidy Towns, Youth