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Balbriggan Local eMagazine

Volume 6 Issue 11 - September 2021
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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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Best of luck Aitzol from all at Balbriggan RFC

Best of luck Aitzol from all at Balbriggan RFC

Congratulations to Aitzol King, who has been called up to the Leinster U20’s squad. This is just reward for years ...
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Balbriggan Tidy Towns – Working for us all!

Balbriggan Tidy Towns – Working for us all!

We are a voluntary group which promotes the Tidy Towns competition and ideals in Balbriggan aiming to enhanGeorge’s Square was ...
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Balbriggan Meals on Wheels - Community Employment Vacancies

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels - Community Employment Vacancies

Looking for work? There are currently some Community Employment Vacancies in the Balbriggan Area, including a Kitchen Assistant position at ...
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Foróige Balbriggan Summer Programmes have vacancies

Foróige Balbriggan Summer Programmes have vacancies

Over the past 2 months Foróige Balbriggan have focused their work on the pinewood and Castlelands area of the town ...
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Glebe North wishes Adam well for the future

Glebe North wishes Adam well for the future

Our Senior team manager Adam Foley has regretfully stepped away from his position with the club with immediate effect. Adam ...
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The award winning CityNorth Hotel is open again and recruiting

The award winning CityNorth Hotel is open again and recruiting

A variety of challenges have faced the hotel sector over the past fifteen months, but the CityNorth team took it ...
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Remember Us – working hard for their members!

Remember Us – working hard for their members!

The following Zoom activities were delivered over the past two months and continue to be delivered by Nora and Paul ...
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Strolling on the beaches in Balbriggan after lockdown

Strolling on the beaches in Balbriggan after lockdown

Now, as lockdown eases, its time to get some good sea air into our lungs and where better than Balbriggan’s ...
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Summer Soccer Camps at GLEBE NORTH FC

Summer Soccer Camps at GLEBE NORTH FC

Subject to Covid guidelines, we at Glebe North will host two summer camps this year.. Camps will take the same ...
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Balbriggan Meals on Wheels gets new minibus!

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels gets new minibus!

Thanks to sponsorship received from Progressive Credit Union, Balbriggan and the H.S.E., along with money raised through a Monster Raffle ...
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County Council launches 3D model of Balbriggan

County Council launches 3D model of Balbriggan

The Balbriggan 3D Model is a visual tool which will help citizens visualise the planned transformations of the town outlined ...
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Grasshoppers early years arts festival

Grasshoppers early years arts festival

Grasshoppers Early Years Arts Festival was set up in 2019 as a partnership between Acting Up! founder Cliodhna Noonan and ...
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Foróige supports our LGBTI+ young people

Foróige supports our LGBTI+ young people

In Foróige we know that for many young people in Ireland, being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex means for ...
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The Balbriggan Roadrunners Summerfest 5km fun run

The Balbriggan Roadrunners Summerfest 5km fun run

Balbriggan Roadrunners will be hosting their annual Summerfest 5k from the 28th of May to the 4th of June, in ...
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Bremore Regional Park Development Project Part 8 Planning

Bremore Regional Park Development Project Part 8 Planning

Fingal County Council is delighted to announce the commencement of the formal planning process for the proposed Bremore Regional Park ...
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Balbriggan Historical - from the Archives 2016

Balbriggan Historical - from the Archives 2016

It is 40 years since Balbriggan & District Historical Society was founded and here is a snap-shot from our archives ...
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Safe Balbriggan Pillar sets out its objectives

Safe Balbriggan Pillar sets out its objectives

The Safe Balbriggan Pillar Group, which was ratified recently by the Balbriggan Leadership Group, held its first meeting and agreed ...
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Council welcomes €25.4m in funding for Balbriggan

Council welcomes €25.4m in funding for Balbriggan

Fingal County Council has welcomed a recent announcement by the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, ...
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Foróige Balbriggan are now working with 18-24 year olds

Foróige Balbriggan are now working with 18-24 year olds

The youth service is now running an employability Programme every Wednesday and Thursday for young people who are not in ...
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Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

At time of going to press, we have just entered another further period of lockdown, with Level 5 restrictions. Balbriggan ...
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Fine Gael Councillor calls for investment in infrastructure

Fine Gael Councillor calls for investment in infrastructure

Fine Gael Councillor Tom O’Leary has called for the Council to prioritise roads, housing, jobs and broadband to facilitate Fingals ...
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Balbriggan Roadrunners alternative in Lockdown!

Balbriggan Roadrunners alternative in Lockdown!

Runners LOVE running and we’re lucky we’ve chosen an exercise that can be done regardless of weather, the season or ...
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‘Remember us’ continues to keep its members occupied and connected

‘Remember us’ continues to keep its members occupied and connected

‘Remember us’ have been very busy since we started back in middle of January. For our Teen/adult members we are ...
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Safe Balbriggan Pillar ratified by Leadership Group

Safe Balbriggan Pillar ratified by Leadership Group

The Balbriggan Leadership Group ratified the establishment of a Safe Balbriggan Pillar at its quarterly meeting recently. This brings to ...
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“Revitalise with Foróige” during this month

“Revitalise with Foróige” during this month

We are announcing three weeks of events held throughout North Fingal supporting young people’s health and wellbeing Leading the way ...
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Funding of €190,125 helps Fingal respond to Covid-19

Funding of €190,125 helps Fingal respond to Covid-19

Councillor Tom O’Leary has welcomed the news that €190,125 has been granted for projects in Fingal which will help towns ...
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Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

At time of going to press, we have just entered another period of lockdown, with Level 5 restrictions. Balbriggan Meals ...
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‘Our Balbriggan’ short-listed for top European award

‘Our Balbriggan’ short-listed for top European award

Fingal County Council’s ‘Our Balbriggan’ project was recently short-listed for a top European award by The Innovation in Politics Institute, ...
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Remediation and replacement tree works at Ardgillan Demesne

Remediation and replacement tree works at Ardgillan Demesne

Removal, remediation and replacement tree works are underway at Ardgillan Demesne, Balbriggan in the coming weeks after an arboricultural survey ...
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Girls - Balbriggan Rugby needs you!

Girls - Balbriggan Rugby needs you!

Balbriggan Rugby Club Girl’s training continues at Balbriggan RFC. New players always welcome. Please contact Emma O’Kennedy on 086 360 ...
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Balbriggan Golf Club launch 75th Anniversary Book

Balbriggan Golf Club launch 75th Anniversary Book

To mark the 75th Anniversary of Balbriggan Golf Club a magnificent 75th Anniversary Book was published. It was researched & ...
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Sack of Balbriggan Commemorative Medals now on sale!

Sack of Balbriggan Commemorative Medals now on sale!

Balbriggan and District Hisorical Society are delighted to let you know that we have got a second delivery of our ...
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New Public Art Commission Assemble: A Film Trilogy

New Public Art Commission Assemble: A Film Trilogy

Fingal County Council is delighted to present a film trilogy by artist Anthony Haughey and The Global Migration Collective. The ...
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Balbriggan Cricket Club launch Christmas Gift Card

Balbriggan Cricket Club launch Christmas Gift Card

Balbriggan Cricket Club are delighted to launch their very own Gift Card.With Christmas fast approaching , If you are struggling ...
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Redevelopment of areas in Balbriggan given major boost

Redevelopment of areas in Balbriggan given major boost

The re-development of key areas of Balbriggan has been given a recent major boost with the acquisition of several buildings ...
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News from Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

News from Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

As we approach year end, Balbriggan Meals on Wheels would like to thank, most sincerely, all those who supported the ...
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A Year in the life of Yarrow, Puppy in Training

A Year in the life of Yarrow, Puppy in Training

Hello everybody.My name is Yarrow, I’m a Puppy in Training for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind and I thought ...
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Foróige Balbriggan are now working with 18-24 year olds

Foróige Balbriggan are now working with 18-24 year olds

The youth service is now running an employability Programme every Wednesday and Thursday for young people who are not in ...
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Suspended Operations at the Bracken Court Hotel

Suspended Operations at the Bracken Court Hotel

The temporary closure of the Bracken Court Hotel in Balbriggan was announced today (Sunday, 11th October 2020) by the Moriarty ...
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‘Remember Us’ linking in  through social media

‘Remember Us’ linking in through social media

by Nora Roban it’s been 30 weeks since our members attended their club due to COVID 19. We miss all ...
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Society Commemorates Sack of Balbriggan

Society Commemorates Sack of Balbriggan

Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 restrictions Balbriggan and District Historical Society were determined to commemorate the Centenary of the ...
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FCC and O’Dwyers pave way for move to Bremore Park

FCC and O’Dwyers pave way for move to Bremore Park

Fingal County Council and O’Dwyers GAA Club have completed the signing of contracts which will allow the club to proceed ...
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Message from Balbriggan Library- We are Open!

Message from Balbriggan Library- We are Open!

We are pleased to announce that Balbriggan Library reopened on the 14th September. We are all delighted to be back ...
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Foróige Balbriggan Needs YOU!

Foróige Balbriggan Needs YOU!

Foróige Balbriggan, the Youth Development Organisation, are working to build a team of committed adult volunteers to help make fun, ...
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Glebe North F.C. U15 Girls Friendship Cup

Glebe North F.C. U15 Girls Friendship Cup

Glebe North F.C. recently hosted the 5th Friendship Willie Prout Cup for girls under 15. It was a great day ...
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Balbriggan Rugby hosts Leinster U18 Girls Squad

Balbriggan Rugby hosts Leinster U18 Girls Squad

Recently the Balbriggan Rugby Club was delighted to host the Leinster U18 Girls squad for their training session. The evening ...
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Lusk girl Katie raised money for Guide Dogs

Lusk girl Katie raised money for Guide Dogs

Tom and Anne who co-chair the Balbriggan\North County Dublin branch of Guide Dogs for the Blind were delighted to accept ...
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Foróige Launches ‘Linkup Festival’ to Support Young People

Foróige Launches ‘Linkup Festival’ to Support Young People

Foróige recently launched its ‘Linkup Festival’ to support young people’s health and wellbeing before returning to education. Four events were ...
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