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Covid-19

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 www.fingal.ie

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.

Garristown Scene

Garristown

A village boasting panoramic views

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Welcome to Garristown

The hills of North Fingal play host to the charming village of Garristown, only 18 kilometres north of Swords.

It’s the perfect vantage point for a spot of landscape photography, with the surrounding highlands boasting panoramic views ranging from the Mourne Mountains in the north to the Wicklow Mountains in the south.

Amenities include a primary school, community centre, pub and supermarket, and the thriving local GAA club boasts a new clubhouse, a small gym, and a newly developed pitch which is one of the best in the Dublin area.

Garristown Windmill

Walking the Old Windmill

A major feature of the Garristown area is the base of a windmill built in 1736, which is surrounded by the remains of an ancient hillfort.

The hillfort around the windmill shows that Garristown’s favourable location has been known for quite a while.

The fort takes its name from a mythological princess who took up residence on the hill of Garristown because the three most important places in Ireland at the time, Bru na Boinne, Howth Head and the Hill of Tara, are all visible.

Pudden Hill

Plenty of adventure at Puddenhill

If you’re looking for an action-packed activity centre with something for all the family, look no further than Puddenhill. For the adventurous, it features go-karting, paintball, and indoor archery. Younger children are well catered for at the play centre and animal farm. The Fort Restaurant and sports bar cater to adults and families alike.

Puddenhill also has a large function room taking advantage of the beautiful views in the Garristown area.

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