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Balbriggan Local eMagazine

Volume 7 Issue 8 - June 2022
HERE WE GO
The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, - “The Garden Party”

The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, - “The Garden Party”

A series of intimate outdoor concerts have just been announced for North County Dublin.One of County Dublin’s “best-kept secrets”, The ...
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Balbriggan Cricket Club Coach bound for NSW team

Balbriggan Cricket Club Coach bound for NSW team

Everyone at the club is delighted to see our Club Professional for 2022 Ryan Hadley has been awarded a full ...
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Balbriggan Rugby U16’s win remarkable treble

Balbriggan Rugby U16’s win remarkable treble

The U16’s who attend Ardgillan Community College were photographed this morning with their Leinster Premier League, North East League and ...
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Lots happening at Balbriggan Meals on Wheels!

Lots happening at Balbriggan Meals on Wheels!

We are delighted to see the return of our Dinner Club three days per week at our centre in Hampton ...
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Bremore Castle Market  returns as a monthly fixture!

Bremore Castle Market returns as a monthly fixture!

Bremore Castle Food & Craft Village returned as a monthly fixture, starting on Sunday May 1st when the gates opened ...
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Balbriggan RFC sadness at passing of Gerard Gallen R.I.P.

Balbriggan RFC sadness at passing of Gerard Gallen R.I.P.

It was with great sadness that we at Balbriggan RFC have learned of the passing of our former member and ...
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Rain did not stop play in Balbriggan

Rain did not stop play in Balbriggan

Balbriggan is a Senior Cricket club located in Balbriggan Town Park , Balbriggan. New playing members of all ages and ...
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Glebe North Football Club wants new kids members!

Glebe North Football Club wants new kids members!

Glebe North Football Club was founded in 1945 and play in the Leinster Senior League at our home ground in ...
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Balbriggan Cricket Club - Kids Easter Camp

Balbriggan Cricket Club - Kids Easter Camp

Balbriggan Cricket Club is delighted to announce our Kids Easter Camp.It will be a Fun Games based camp suitable for ...
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‘Remember Us’ - New adult group mornings service!

‘Remember Us’ - New adult group mornings service!

Remember us have set up a new adult group on Mondays and Thursday mornings for adults with special needs who ...
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Guide Dog Family of volunteers

Guide Dog Family of volunteers

Two of our local Balbriggan/North Co Dublin volunteers are husband and wife Andy and Jade. They have a beautiful daughter ...
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St Patrick’s brass and reed band needs new members

St Patrick’s brass and reed band needs new members

St Patrick’s brass and reed Band are looking for new members both experienced musicians & beginners. We need drummers, trumpeters, ...
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Balbriggan Cricket Club - Open for new registrations!!

Balbriggan Cricket Club - Open for new registrations!!

These Sessions (see our poster) are ideal for a child to try a new sport , are open to boys ...
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Balbriggan to host U20s Women’s Area programme training

Balbriggan to host U20s Women’s Area programme training

The Leinster Women’s Committee are delighted to announce the rollout of the U20s Women’s Area programme. This games programme will ...
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Balbriggan Community Council needs your help urgently!

Balbriggan Community Council needs your help urgently!

Balbriggan Community Council are asking for the community to come together and support us.Planning permission was recently granted by An ...
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Balbriggan Library online events coming up this Spring

Balbriggan Library online events coming up this Spring

Creative Writing for Kids with Maeve Devoy (5-weeks) via Zoom Saturday 26/02/22 - to Saturday 26/03/22 - 1pm - 2.30pmSuitable ...
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Taoiseach turns the sod for a new theatre

Taoiseach turns the sod for a new theatre

Balbriggan and District Historical Society Committee members delighted to attend the official opening of the Irish Institute of Music & ...
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New Public Art Commission for ‘The Banks’ Balbriggan

New Public Art Commission for ‘The Banks’ Balbriggan

Fingal County Council is delighted to announce the completion of a new public artwork for Balbriggan. The work titled “The ...
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Balbriggan Community Council welcomes new playgrounds

Balbriggan Community Council welcomes new playgrounds

Balbriggan Community Council are working together to make a difference to our Town and recently welcomed the opening of two ...
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Volunteering for Irish Guide Dogs

Volunteering for Irish Guide Dogs

There are many interesting roles a Volunteer can enjoy when joining a branch of Irish Guide Dogs. In the Balbriggan/North ...
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Tidy Towns thanks Balbriggan Historical Society

Tidy Towns thanks Balbriggan Historical Society

Many thanks to Balbriggan Historical Society for their generous donation to Balbriggan Tidy Towns recently. The Historical Society’s Brian Howley ...
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U18 Girls did us proud in NE Girls match!

U18 Girls did us proud in NE Girls match!

Very recently we hosted yet another memorable night at Balbriggan RFC as the U18 North East girls played in their ...
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Super Blues softball kids cricket is back!

Super Blues softball kids cricket is back!

Our Sunday morning Softball Cricket returns on the 23rd of January in Castlelands Community Centre at 10am These Sessions are ...
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Harry Reynolds Road pedestrian and cycle route works!

Harry Reynolds Road pedestrian and cycle route works!

Advance works for a new €8.5m Pedestrian and Cycle Route along the Harry Reynolds Road in Balbriggan began recently. Fingal ...
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Free Irish Language Classes at Balbriggan Library

Free Irish Language Classes at Balbriggan Library

Balbriggan Adult Education are providing a free Irish beginners class in their centre for anyone interested. The class will begin ...
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Stamps and old coins turned into money for Guide Dogs

Stamps and old coins turned into money for Guide Dogs

There is a phrase I’ve heard which says, ‘There is money in rubbish’. All of us in the Balbriggan\North County ...
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Taoiseach briefed on ‘Our Balbriggan’ projects during visit

Taoiseach briefed on ‘Our Balbriggan’ projects during visit

Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD was briefed on the Our Balbriggan Regeneration Plan when he visited the town recently for the ...
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Balbriggan Woman launched a childrens book recently

Balbriggan Woman launched a childrens book recently

First Time author Balbriggan Woman Linda Murray recently launched a children’s book called ‘Dragon Fire and Fairy Dust’ with all ...
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Happy 2022 from Balbriggan Cricket Club

Happy 2022 from Balbriggan Cricket Club

Balbriggan Cricket Club is a Senior Cricket club located in Balbriggan Town Park , Balbriggan. New playing members of all ...
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Balbriggan Tidy Towns - Can you help Avril?

Balbriggan Tidy Towns - Can you help Avril?

Can anyone provide a workspace for Akvile to complete a 2nd community mosaic? There may be a vacant shop or ...
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Looking forward to 2022 – Irish Guide Dogs

Looking forward to 2022 – Irish Guide Dogs

2021 was another difficult year, however through your help and support your local branch has raised €25,620.98 (end November). Facebook ...
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Christmas at St. Mary’s Baton Twirlers – We’ll be back!

Christmas at St. Mary’s Baton Twirlers – We’ll be back!

Training at St. Mary’s Baton Twirlers returned in mid September and ran for approximately 10 weeks and we welcomed back ...
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Once Upon A Sound at THE HIDE SCULPTURE

Once Upon A Sound at THE HIDE SCULPTURE

Episode 5 Louise Mulcahy Fingal County Council’s Arts Office presents ‘Once Upon A Sound at THE HIDE SCULPTURE’ Episode 5 ...
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Significant LEADER Funding approved for New Projects in Rural Fingal

Significant LEADER Funding approved for New Projects in Rural Fingal

Significant investment has been secured for Fingal projects at the most recent Dublin Rural LEADER Approvals Meeting. The Dublin Rural ...
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Balbriggan social enterprises benefit from special grants

Balbriggan social enterprises benefit from special grants

Ten local social enterprises in Fingal including two from Balbriggan have been awarded over €37,000 in funding by the Department ...
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Balbriggan Cricket Club makes everyone welcome!

Balbriggan Cricket Club makes everyone welcome!

Sunday the 7th of November was a fantastic example of how far our club has come and what we as ...
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Please Support Balbriggan Meals on Wheels this Christmas

Please Support Balbriggan Meals on Wheels this Christmas

As we approach year end, Balbriggan Meals on Wheels would like to thank, most sincerely, all those who supported the ...
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Balbriggan author’s remarkable life story!

Balbriggan author’s remarkable life story!

Balbriggan Woman Kathleen Byrne has written a wonderful book about her life growing up in Balbriggan , her experiences of ...
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Balbriggan Guide Dogs – Christmas cards and calendar now on sale!

Balbriggan Guide Dogs – Christmas cards and calendar now on sale!

Our Christmas cards, 8 in a pack of 4 different designs, (suggested donation) €6, 2 packs €10, calendar (suggested donation) ...
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A tribute to the late Karl Birch from Balbriggan Cricket Club

A tribute to the late Karl Birch from Balbriggan Cricket Club

Everyone at Balbriggan Cricket Club was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Karl Birch after a long illness ...
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Balbriggan Rugby U16’s win First Youth Leinster League game

Balbriggan Rugby U16’s win First Youth Leinster League game

We at Balbriggan Rugby hosted our first home Youth Leinster League match of the season lin mid October, when our ...
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Jadotville hero’s medal presented to Balbriggan Historical Society

Jadotville hero’s medal presented to Balbriggan Historical Society

Balbriggan and District Historical Society would like to thank Anthony McMahon who presented the Society with the Medal awarded to ...
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New Community Development Officer appointed to Balbriggan area

New Community Development Officer appointed to Balbriggan area

Fingal County Council has appointed Leah Walshe as the new Community Development Officer assigned to the Balbriggan area. She succeeds ...
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Balbriggan Tidy Towns - Turning Grey to Green

Balbriggan Tidy Towns - Turning Grey to Green

Our TIdy Towns project “Turning Grey to Green” began yesterday as part of FCC’s Anti-Litter; Anti-Graffiti initiative.With the help of ...
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Ballyboughal are Fingal & East Meath Pitch & Putt Champions 2021

Ballyboughal are Fingal & East Meath Pitch & Putt Champions 2021

Ballyboughal Pitch & Putt Club are Fingal and East Meath Champions for the second year in a row. The competition ...
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Balbriggan & District Historical Society celebrates 40th Birthday

Balbriggan & District Historical Society celebrates 40th Birthday

Balbriggan & District Historical Society are delighted to celebrate this significant milestone however all celebrations are restricted of course at ...
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‘Remember Us’ enjoyed a six week outdoor Summer camp

‘Remember Us’ enjoyed a six week outdoor Summer camp

Remember Us’ ran a 6 week outdoor Summer camp for their 4 – 17 year olds two days per week ...
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Halloween Pop-Up Shop at Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Halloween Pop-Up Shop at Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Friday 15th October from 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM Balbriggan Meals on Wheels is holding a special Pop up Shop ...
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Balbriggan Boys win Junior ‘A’ Cricket Trophy

Balbriggan Boys win Junior ‘A’ Cricket Trophy

Balbriggan Boys recently won the Leinster Junior A trophy for the first time in their history, beating Pembroke in the ...
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New youth based music project in Balbriggan!

New youth based music project in Balbriggan!

Calling all music enthusiasts aged between 16-24 – no previous experience required. A new youth-based music project established by Empower ...
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Broadway came to Balbriggan for summer concert series

Broadway came to Balbriggan for summer concert series

Broadway came to Balbriggan as the North Dublin town is hosting a number of international stage stars.Tenor Morgan Crowley and ...
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A Great day was had by all at Balbriggan Golf Club

A Great day was had by all at Balbriggan Golf Club

Our thanks for these great pictures from Theresa Gannon Junior Convenor for the club of the Fingal Boys Final hosted ...
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Balbriggan & District Historical Society celebrates 40th Birthday

Balbriggan & District Historical Society celebrates 40th Birthday

Our society was inaugurated on Thursday 16th July 1981 with the aim to promote an interest in the local history ...
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Fingal Jazz Impro and new Fingal Opera Group

Fingal Jazz Impro and new Fingal Opera Group

We set up Fingal Jazz Impro Group over two years ago and are currently looking for a rhythm section to ...
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Foróige thanks to Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Foróige thanks to Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

In the months of April to July Foroige Balbriggan Youth Services established three youth groups, two junior and one senior, ...
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Balbriggan Athletics is proud of Andrew Coscoran

Balbriggan Athletics is proud of Andrew Coscoran

Recent confirmation on the IAAF website that the Olympic Qualifying table has been finalised, showing unbelievably, that Andrew Coscoran from ...
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Balbriggan Basketball Irish Vikings Club back at training

Balbriggan Basketball Irish Vikings Club back at training

Balbriggan Basketball are delighted to announce we will return to training in August. Great news, we are so excited to ...
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An Outstanding Woman of Fingal

An Outstanding Woman of Fingal

Mary Ellen (Molly) Adrien was born on 25 September 1873. She is remembered as one of Fingal’s ‘Revolutionary women’. Molly ...
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New Members always welcome at Balbriggan Cricket Club

New Members always welcome at Balbriggan Cricket Club

Balbriggan Senior Cricket club is located in Balbriggan Town Park , Balbriggan. New playing members of all ages and abilities ...
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