Category Archives: Community

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

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

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

Posted in Community, CoronaVirus, COVID-19 | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Community, Housing, Planning, Uncategorized

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

En bloc sale of Casino Apartments would impact Step-Down Accommodation stock

As the Malahide residents representative body, we’ve become increasingly aware of the lack of suitable step-down facilities in the greater Malahide area for our older residents, many of whom would be happy to trade down their family homes if suitable … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Housing, Planning

It’s time to provide safe routes to schools

Since November 2019, we’ve been supporting Fingal county council’s pilot “School Streets” project at St. Oliver Plunkett’s and St. Andrews primary schools. Initial results are promising – with a 50% increase in pupils using “active travel” – such as walking, … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Environment, General, Roads, Transport, Youth

The Malahide Community Forum supports the development of the Broadmeadow Way

The Malahide Community Forum supports the development of the Broadmeadow Way – a 6km long shared pedestrian and cycling Greenway linking Malahide Demesne to Newbridge House in Donabate.    We have supported this development for many years and would not … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Environment, Transport, Uncategorized

Opening of Casino Model Railway Museum Delay

Due to technical, safety and operational issues, the Casino Model Railway Museum in Malahide will not open in December. Here’s the link to the note on Fingalcoco website: https://www.fingal.ie/news/casino-model-railway-museum-update The opening date will be posted on the Casino Model Railway … Continue reading

Posted in Community, General, Heritage

Planning Application for Seamount Malahide – Strategic Housing Development

An application for planning permission has been submitted to An Bord Pleanála for 142 units on Seamount Road by Ballymore Property Developments Ltd. View the application on the Fingal County Council website View details of the planning documentation at: https://seamountmalahideshd.ie/

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