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Emergency Management

26 Mar 2020

Fingal County Council and COVID-19: Help us to help you.

Fingal County Council's public offices are now closed to the general public.

A number of our services can be completed over the phone, by mail or online.

You can contact Customer Care Unit at 01 8905000 . Paperwork can be sent by e-mail. E-mail addresses may be found on our website at

Full details can be found here.


Fingal Community Response Forum

A dedicated community support helpline and email address has been launched to assist at-risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice. Find out more here.

Environmental Awareness Initiatives

Environmental Awareness

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Fingal County Council employs an Environmental Educational Officer to promote Environmental Awareness Programmes, such as Green Schools, Fingal’s Greener Communities Competition, supporting the Community Environmental Action Fund (Local Agenda 21), the Anti-Litter and Anti Graffiti Fund, Green Dog Walker, Adopt a Patch, Stop Food Waste, Master Composter Workshops, Instruments Waste Prevention Project and Gum Litter Awareness.

Climate Change engagement is also part of the Awareness Programme. 

nature comp

Nature Activity Competition

Whether you fancy getting outdoors or drawing your favourite native Irish mammal there’s an activity in here for everyone! Lots of prizes to be won.

 Greening your event

Greening your event


Sports Club Sustainability Competition 2020

anti graffiti

Anti-Litter & Anti-Graffiti Competition Funding 2019

These projects are funded by Fingal County Council and the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment.


Community Environmental Action Fund (Local Agenda 21)

Councils can provide financial assistance to local groups including community groups, schools and environmental Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to assist small-scale environmental projects which promote sustainable development.

green schools

Green Schools

Instrument project

Instruments Project

In 2019 we started the Instruments Project whereby we clean and mend the instruments presented for disposal at our Recycling Centres (Swords Estuary and Coolmine). 

Environmental Awareness Initiatives

Greener Communities 2019

2020 Greener Communities Competition – to be confirmed, information will be updated here.The focus in 2019 was on increasing pollinators and biodiversity and on sustainable communities – our role in creating a more sustainable future.

Stop Food Waste

Composting & Stop Food Waste

Stop Food Waste is a national programme involving all Local Authorities.  In Ireland we are generating at least 1 million tonnes of food waste each year with the majority of this managed in Ireland. 

Gum Litter Awareness Taskforce members with Mayor of Fingal County Council Cllr Eoghan O’Brien

Gum Litter Awareness Campaign

Fingal is among 26 participating local authorities launching the “Bin Your Gum When You’re Done” campaign.

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