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  :: fingal.ie ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Fingal was set up as a result of the Local Government Act 1993, which dissolved Dublin County Council and created 3 new Local Authorities; Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin.
Fingal is officially Ireland’s fastest growing county and the area of Dublin undergoing the greatest expansion.
Fingal remains Ireland’s youngest county with the average age of its resident being 32.2 years old, significantly younger than the present national average of 35.6.
www.fingal.ie   (180 words)

  
  Fingal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The county of Fingal was established on 1 January 1994 with the division of County Dublin into three new administrative counties.
Fingal County Council, the administrative authority, inherited the former Dublin County Council premises on O'Connell Street, as no suitable building was available within the county at the time.
Fingal is Ireland’s primary horticultural region, producing 50% of the national vegetable output and 75% of all glasshouse crops grown in the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fingal   (892 words)

  
 Walkabout - Fingal
Fingal came into existence in 1827 when it was established as a convict station.
Fingal is an area north of Dublin and formally became a county in 1994, when the old Dublin County Council was abolished and replaced by three new ones.
Also in Talbot Street is the Fingal Hotel, a two storey hotel built in the 1840s which, in the spirit of the town's name, has a fine collection of Scotch whiskies - reputedly the largest in the southern hemisphere.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/TASFingal.shtml   (498 words)

  
 Fingal Online Access Centre
Fingal was named by land surveyor Roderick O'Connor around 1824, and was established as a convict station in 1827.
On arrival at Fingal one sees the old cells with their unusual pyramidal design, one of the few original reminders of the convict era and can still be seen on the western outskirts of the town.
Other Fingal buildings of historical significance are the Primary School built in 1884 and one of the oldest in the State and the Prince of Wales hotel stables on the eastern outskirts of the town, an excellent illustration of the utilisation of locally quarried freestone.
www.tco.asn.au /oac/community_history.cgi?oacID=45   (447 words)

  
 Fingal's Cave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Around 250 A.D. Finn MacCumhaill, or Fingal, was possibly an irish general who had a band of faithful warriors - a Celtic parallel to King Arthur and his Round Table.
Fingal is supposed to have been the father of Ossian, traditional bard of the Gaels.
Soon he became revered in Scotland and, boosted by the Ossianic heroic verse and songs, his name was a natural choice to assign to this dramatic and awe-inspiring cavern.
www.fingals-cave-staffa.co.uk /fingal-cave.asp   (1059 words)

  
 Welcome To Fingal Memorials - Quality Headstones and Monuments, Dublin, Ireland
Based in Dublin, Ireland, we specialise in manufacturing the finest quality headstones and monuments.
Fingal Memorials was founded in 1985 and has gained an enviable reputation for producing only the finest quality memorials.
All our work is guaranteed and executed to the highest professional standards.
www.fingalmemorials.ie   (119 words)

  
 Walkabout - Fingal Head
Fingal Head is a small fishing village come holiday resort which lies just one kilometre south of New South Wales border, 874 km from Sydney.
Fingal Beach is recognised as an excellent surfing destination and is remarkably peaceful in comparison to the busy beaches which lie to the north of the Tweed River estuary.
At the northernmost point of Fingal Head (via Letitia Rd) is South Head, which constitutes the end point of a lengthy beach which runs along the ocean shore.
www.walkabout.com.au /fairfax/locations/NSWFingalHead.shtml   (761 words)

  
 Search Results for "Fingal"
Fingal s Cave, (fing´gl, fin´-) (KEY), cavern, 227 ft (69 m) long, celebrated for its unusual beauty, on Staffa island, one of the Inner Hebrides, W Scotland.
The result was the complete epic of Fingal: an ancient epic poem in six books, which was published in 1762....
Cairbar had usurped the throne, having killed Cormac, a distant relative of Fingal; and Fingal raised an army to dethrone the usurper.
bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Fingal   (259 words)

  
 Fingal's Cave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Fingal's Cave, on the island of Staffa off the west coast of Scotland (near Mull and Iona), is a sea cave formed within Tertiary basalt lava flows which have cooled to form hexagonal columns (like those of the Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland).
Fingal's cave was the inspriration for Mendelssohn's Hebridean overture.
Staffa is three quarters of a mile long, one quarter of a mile wide, has a circumference of one and a half miles, an area of 71 acres, and is 135 feet high at its highest point.
www.sat.dundee.ac.uk /~arb/scotland/fingals.html   (306 words)

  
 Dublin Tourism - Fingal
Fingal covers an area of 173 square miles, stretching from the River Liffey and the city boundary to Balbriggan.
Fingal's picturesque seaside villages are a joy to behold, with places like Loughshinny retaining the gentle ambience of another age.
The golfing visitor is well catered for in Fingal where both novice and experienced golfers will find a course to suit their ability, taste and pocket among the many fine parkland and links courses in the county.
www.visitdublin.com /pda/fingal   (985 words)

  
 Welcome to Fair Fingal
Fresh Water angling in Fingal is mainly concentrated along the Liffey and Tolka Rivers for sea and brown trout, while the Royal Canal at Ashtown, Dublin 15 is a good coarse fishing spot.
Fingal is an ideal destination for the horse lover and offers riding holidays catering for every ability including hacking, trekking, hunting, schooling and basic instruction.
The rapid changes in the landscape of Fingal endow the county with a unique appeal to the walking and cycling enthusiast.
www.fingal-dublin.com /activities.htm   (427 words)

  
 No Increase in Bin Tag Charge in Fingal Budget 2004 - Indymedia Ireland
Fingal is currently ruled by a FF/FG coalition like most of the councils which have hiked the charge and/or privitized the service.
Fingal also happens to be where the SP is running seven candidates in the local elections.
This thread began with gloating from Fingal County County that was speedily replied to by Michael and trolls have gone and diverted it to ridiculous personal criticisms of Helen and Michael.
www.indymedia.ie /newswire.php?story_id=62724   (6648 words)

  
 James MacPherson's Ossian: (Fingal)
Fingal descending from the hill, rallies them again; Swaran desists from the pursuit, possesses himself of a rising ground, restores the ranks, and waits the approach of Fingal.
Fingal had started from a dream, and leaned on Trenmor's shield; the dark-brown shield of his fathers; which they had lifted of old in war.
Fingal, touched with the death of Orla, orders the pursuit to be discontinued; and calling his sons together, he is informed that Ryno, the youngest of them, was slain.
solomonspalding.com /SRP/Ossian/MacPhr03.htm   (19160 words)

  
 Welcome to Fair Fingal, Dublin, Ireland
Fingal boasts beautiful beaches, modern marinas, a multitude of water sport activities, equestrian centres, and walking and cycling routes.
Fingal Tourism Ltd is supported by Fingal County Council and FAS.
Fingal Tourism Ltd. is a member of Dublin Tourism, The Regional Tourism Authority for Dublin
www.fingal-dublin.com   (201 words)

  
 Fingal - Tasmania - Australia - Travel - smh.com.au
Located 237 km east of Launceston via the Tasman Highway and 249 km north east of Hobart, Fingal was named, probably after Fingal's Cave in the Hebrides, by Roderic O'Connor who surveyed the area with John Helder Wedge in 1824.
Fingal came into existence in 1827 when it was established as a convict station.
Also in Talbot Street is the Fingal Hotel, a two storey hotel built in the 1840s which, in the spirit of the town's name, has a fine collection of Scotch whiskies - reputedly the largest in the southern hemisphere.
www.smh.com.au /news/tasmania/fingal/2005/02/17/1108500205758.html   (431 words)

  
 Fingal, Co. Dublin - 1 2 Travel Ireland Travel Information Guide
Fingal is an area in north county Dublin.
Fingal is blessed with a great selection of many golf courses.
Above all, Fingal's strength lies in being able to have a rural holiday while being only minutes from the city.
www.12travel.com /ie/Dublin/Fingal.html   (316 words)

  
 Accomodation in Fingal, Dublin, Ireland
Accommodation in Fingal is well-known for its warm welcome to guests and that world renowned Irish hospitality.
Fingal has it all when it comes to quality accommodation, from 4 star hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, pub accommodation, farm house accommodation, self-catering and caravan and camping facilities.
All Fingal Tourism accommodation is Bórd Fáilte approved and you can be assured that a warm welcome awaits you in the various premises of Fingal.
www.fingal-dublin.com /accommodation.htm   (164 words)

  
 Fingal's Cave - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fingal's Cave is a sea-cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, part of a National Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
It became known as Fingal's Cave after classical composer Felix Mendelssohn visited in 1829 and wrote Die Hebriden (in English, Fingal's Cave Opus 26), inspired by the weird echoes in the cave.
(Fingal, Fionn mac Cumhail, was the eponymous hero of a poem by 18th-century Scots poet-historian James Macpherson).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fingal's_Cave   (469 words)

  
 Amazon.fr : Fingal's Cave, the Poems of Ossian, and Celtic Christianity: Livres en anglais: Paul M. Allen,Joan D. Allen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Renowned for its spectacular basalt columns, Fingal's Cave, in Scotland, figures prominently in the controversial poems of Ossian, a legendary Gaelic poet of antiquity who deeply influenced the Romantic Movement.
Fingal's Cave--an extraordinary Cathedral-like space, with sides and roof of hexagonal balsatic columns, with a floor made of the ocean, which is constantly making musical sounds as the tides ebb and flow.
To understand Fingal, and his importance in Celtic culture, we must understand both the poems of Ossian, collected by the 18th century poet James Macpherson, and the development of Celtic Christianity from the druids and bards of long ago.
www.amazon.fr /Fingals-Poems-Ossian-Celtic-Christianity/dp/0826411444   (559 words)

  
 ::Fingal Skillnet::
Fingal Skillnet has almost €250,000 to spend in training in 2007.
Fingal Skillnet is delighted to announce that it will be submitting an application for funding for 2008/2009 this September.
By the end of the current Training Networks Programme (2006-2007) it is estimated a further 3,500 companies and 29,000 employees will have partaken in the Skillnets training programme.
www.fingalskillnet.com   (222 words)

  
 FINGAL ARTS - Arts Office -
Over the past twelve years Fingal County Council has identified 'photography' as a significant artform in Fingal, and has been instrumental in establishing and supporting seven photographic groups throughout the County.
We in Fingal pride ourselves on the development of photography as a significant artform in the County.Pat Moran is the third winner with this striking image of a child.
Amateur photogrphers over 18 yrs of age and resident in the greater Fingal area (Dublin City Council, Dun Laoighaire - Rathdown, Fingal and South dublin County councils) are invited by the Community, Recreation and Amenities Dept. of Fingal County Council to participate in this project.
www.fingalarts.ie /photography_projects.asp   (705 words)

  
 Fingal News
Local news for Fingal, ND continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
The general manager of the partnership that owns the grain elevator in Fingal says yesterday's fire destroyed about half a million dollars worth of stored grain.
Fingal is about 15 miles southeast of Valley City.
www.topix.net /city/fingal-nd   (263 words)

  
 Fingal, Australia
Fingal has two fine 19th C houses, Malahide and Killymoon, and two churches, St Peter's and St Joseph's (RC).
The Fingal Hotel was built during the convict period.
Round Fingal is the largest coalfield in Tasmania.
www.planetware.com /australia/fingal-aus-tas-fngl.htm   (110 words)

  
 How to get to Fair Fingal, Dublin, Ireland - Rural Charm at the Gateway of Dublin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
There are various elements on the Fingal map that are active, for example roll the cursor over any of the golf icons to access information on it.
Fingal is home to Dublin International Airport which is well serviced from British, Continental and American Airports.
Fingal is served by the following main arteries, linking Dublin with other major centres.
www.fingal-dublin.com /findus.htm   (197 words)

  
 Ossian - FINGAL — BOOK III <1>
Fingal engages the enemy, puts them to flight: but the coming on of night makes the victory not decisive.
Fingal rushed on in his strength, terrible as the spirit of Trenmor; when in a whirlwind he comes to Morven, to see the children of his pride.
Of Fingal noble deeds they sung; of Fingal's noble race: and sometimes, on the lovely sound was heard the name of Ossian.
www.exclassics.com /ossian/oss19.htm   (3330 words)

  
 Fingal County Enterprise Board News
The Fingal County Enterprise Board has announced that the new Fingal Business Directory is nearing completion and will be ready to launch very soon.
The Fingal Directory has been under development for some time and will provide a service whereby all businesses based in Fingal can register their business on the online directory.
It will be simple for anyone to register their own business and the website will give all businesses operating in Fingal an excellent opportunity to promote their services completely free of charge for the first 12 months.
www.fingalceb.ie /news1.htm   (343 words)

  
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She's doing a part time local job and working on the Fingal recipe book that many of you have asked for so that should be available next season.
As for me! Well I’ll be skippering most of the Fingal weeks again but with Helen running some weeks (and Don one too) I should get to fit in some holiday and office time as well as running the Speyside trips with Alan.
Fort William continues to be a great centre for a winter holiday and Fingal is in an ideal spot at Banavie for groups of 6 or more to use as a base.
www.fingal-cruising.co.uk /documents/NewsletterText1201.doc   (1282 words)

  
 Fingal Devlopment Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
To establish a new Fingal Integrated Transport Forum in 2006 to address the existing and future 'surface transport' problems impacting on Fingal and the Greater Dublin Area’s capacity, performance and future competitiveness.
The Dublin Airport Stakeholders Forum will provide an effective forum for the discussion of all matters concerning the development and/or operation of the airport, that have an impact on users of the airport and on those living and working in the surrounding area.
To provide a baseline review of formal education services and specialised supports porvided in Fingal as the basis for the development of a countywide profile and strategy.
www.fdb.ie /Actions.aspx   (621 words)

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