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Balbriggan Local eMagazine

Volume 8 Issue 4 - February 2023
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Balbriggan Cricket Club welcomes children’s indoor cricket!

Balbriggan Cricket Club welcomes children’s indoor cricket!

Blasters Cricket starts up again on the 5th of Feb in Castlelands Community Centre !!!! Open to boys and girls ...
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Thank you from Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Thank you from Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels is a local charity which has been serving the Balbriggancommunity since its foundation in 1975.Balbriggan Meals ...
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Balbriggan Tidy Towns launches ‘Adopt a Patch’ initiative

Balbriggan Tidy Towns launches ‘Adopt a Patch’ initiative

Balbriggan Tidy Towns, which saw a very impressive 12-point jump in last year’s adjudication, is launching its ‘Adopt-a-Patch’ initiative a ...
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Find a fast bowler – 2022 boys award

Find a fast bowler – 2022 boys award

Balbriggan CC right-arm seam bowler Aadi Wankhade has been awarded the Cricket Leinster ‘Find a Fast Bowler’ award for 2022 ...
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Hannah Healy picked up two prestigious awards recently

Hannah Healy picked up two prestigious awards recently

Congratulations to former Glebe Player Hannah Healy, awarded tonight as WNL U17 player of the year. Hannah was also named ...
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“Dear Balbriggan” a love story by Matthew Kelly!

“Dear Balbriggan” a love story by Matthew Kelly!

An inspirational young Balbriggan man has produced a fascinating anthology shining a spotlight on the town’s creative talent. Motivated by ...
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A wonderful Christmas event at Ardgillan Castle!

A wonderful Christmas event at Ardgillan Castle!

A very special Christmas Exhibition & Gift Fair event was held in Ardgillan Castle at the beginning of December. Our ...
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Beautiful community art project launched in Balbriggan

Beautiful community art project launched in Balbriggan

A fascinating community art project which beautifully captures Balbriggan through the eyes of its people was launched in the town ...
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Balbriggan Meals on Wheels looking forward to 2023

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels looking forward to 2023

Happy New Year from everyone at Balbriggan Meals on Wheels. Towards the end of 2022 we held a number of ...
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Balbriggan/North County Dublin Branch of Guide Dogs looking forward to 2023

Balbriggan/North County Dublin Branch of Guide Dogs looking forward to 2023

2022 was a great year where we finally got back to normality, which also meant fundraising with the general public ...
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Balbriggan Cricket U14’s won prestigious indoor Competition

Balbriggan Cricket U14’s won prestigious indoor Competition

Congratulations to our youngsters on winning the Fingal 6-a-side u14 indoor cricket competition yesterday with three wins from three, held ...
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Well done to our ladies and don’t forget our party night!!!

Well done to our ladies and don’t forget our party night!!!

Congratulations to Alma Atagamen, Shannon Campbell and Makia Carey who represented AB on the Leinster North East team versus Leinster ...
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O’Dwyer Ladies win Leinster Championship in style

O’Dwyer Ladies win Leinster Championship in style

The Senior Ladies team are Leinster Champion for the first time ever for the club. Our pictures show the jubilant ...
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Balbriggan Roadrunners are here for you!

Balbriggan Roadrunners are here for you!

Balbriggan Roadrunners are a local running club set up almost six years ago with the aim of helping people interested ...
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Balbriggan Historical celebrate 75 years of Balbriggan Dramatic Society

Balbriggan Historical celebrate 75 years of Balbriggan Dramatic Society

We at Balbriggan Historical Society had a wonderful evening recently as Grainne Maguire shared memories of 75 years of Balbriggan ...
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Remember Us wish you a Happy Christmas!

Remember Us wish you a Happy Christmas!

Remember us would like to wish all our families. Staff and Volunteers a very happy Christmas and a happy new ...
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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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Brilliant Schools Blitz at Balbriggan Rugby Club

Brilliant Schools Blitz at Balbriggan Rugby Club

Balbriggan RFC hosted 11 school teams in the Leinster Rugby Junior 3A qualifiers blitz today. A great morning of rugby ...
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Balbriggan Branch of Guide Dogs and ways you can help

Balbriggan Branch of Guide Dogs and ways you can help

We are delighted to tell you all that Adel, who was puppy raised by volunteer Anne Mulligan has officially qualified ...
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Balbriggan woman is our own World Champion!

Balbriggan woman is our own World Champion!

Balbriggan woman Nina McGowan set a new world record in the Masters category of the No Fins discipline at a ...
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Planning permission granted for transformation of Balbriggan town centre

Planning permission granted for transformation of Balbriggan town centre

Fingal County Council has been given the go ahead for a €10 million transformation of the Balbriggan town centre which ...
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Upcoming events from balbriggan meals on wheels

Upcoming events from balbriggan meals on wheels

Open Evening – Friday 18th November As part of Fingal Inclusion Week, Balbriggan Meals on Wheels is hosting an Open ...
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Balscadden FC Girls U `14 Tournament - A Huge Success

Balscadden FC Girls U `14 Tournament - A Huge Success

There were great scenes – and lots of great football – at Balscadden FC Girls U14s tournament which took place ...
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Balbriggan Cricket 2nds secure promotion!

Balbriggan Cricket 2nds secure promotion!

Balbriggan has a Senior Cricket club located in Balbriggan Town Park , Balbriggan. New playing members of all ages and ...
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Beachy McCreanor Cup returns to Balbriggan RFC at last!

Beachy McCreanor Cup returns to Balbriggan RFC at last!

The weather may not have played ball with us, recently but it was great to see the return of the ...
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Men’s Shed selected to represent Fingal at “Pride Of Place”

Men’s Shed selected to represent Fingal at “Pride Of Place”

Well done to all three Fingal groups in the 2022 Pride of Place Competition which took place on September 13th ...
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Foróige Health Initiative and volunteers wanted!

Foróige Health Initiative and volunteers wanted!

HSE Foróige Youth Health Initiative aims to enable young people who need and deserve access to good quality youth work ...
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Balbriggan Historical Society’s next talk is on the local Dramatic Society

Balbriggan Historical Society’s next talk is on the local Dramatic Society

For our next talk on October 26th in the Bracken Court Hotel Balbriggan and District Historical Society are delighted welcome ...
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Glebe North Club FC Announcement – Robert Bonello appointed!

Glebe North Club FC Announcement – Robert Bonello appointed!

We are delighted to announce Roberto Bonello as the new Director of Underage Coaching for Glebe North FC. Roberto will ...
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Ian is the new Balbriggan RFC Men’s team Captain

Ian is the new Balbriggan RFC Men’s team Captain

We are delighted to announce Ian Murphy as Men’s team Captain for the new season. Ian takes over from Conor ...
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Balbriggan lady cricketer scores her first century!

Balbriggan lady cricketer scores her first century!

Our Women’s Team had a brilliant win last night , there was a little bit of history as Skipper Lara ...
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Irish Guide Dogs - A Guide Dog Graduation

Irish Guide Dogs - A Guide Dog Graduation

Did you know that all services from Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind are free of charge. However, it costs ...
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Join us for The Write Time Festival - taking place this September

Join us for The Write Time Festival - taking place this September

The Write Time Festival is taking place this September in Balbriggan Library. Would you like to know more about writing ...
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Balbriggan and District Historical Society – September Talk

Balbriggan and District Historical Society – September Talk

Join Balbriggan and District Historical Society on September 28th in the Bracken Court Hotel at 8pm for a talk by ...
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Glebe North FAI summer camp places still available

Glebe North FAI summer camp places still available

We recently hosted a fantastic week at Glebe North FAI summer camp with 110 kids enjoying football while learning new ...
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Launch of the Outdoor Area at Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Launch of the Outdoor Area at Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

On Saturday 18th June, Balbriggan Meals on Wheels held a get together to celebrate the launch of their newly developed ...
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Eoghan recognised for a lifetime of Community Work!

Eoghan recognised for a lifetime of Community Work!

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels surprised Eoghan ó Ceallacháin on the day by announcing that the Outdoor Area was to be ...
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St Marys Young Twirlers success at ABTI Championships

St Marys Young Twirlers success at ABTI Championships

St. Mary’s Baton Twirlers who train weekly and have athletes from Balbriggan, Skerries, Bellewstown and Drogheda and they recently took ...
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Public views requested on major redevelopment plans for Balbriggan

Public views requested on major redevelopment plans for Balbriggan

Fingal County Council has recently launched a public consultation on plans to transform the centre of Balbriggan as part of ...
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Balbriggan/North County Dublin Guide Dogs - Branch update

Balbriggan/North County Dublin Guide Dogs - Branch update

Are you looking for ways to support our Balbriggan/North County Dublin branch but have missed some of our recent merchandise ...
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New Foróige Project Now Available for all Young People Aged 10–24

New Foróige Project Now Available for all Young People Aged 10–24

The HSE Foróige Youth Health Initiative, which is situated in the two centres of Castlemills Education Centre, Flemington and the ...
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St. Mary’s Baton Twirlers at the Balscadden tractor run

St. Mary’s Baton Twirlers at the Balscadden tractor run

Some of our younger members put on a sparkling display in the glorious sunshine in Balscadden recently at the tractor ...
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New Arrivals and Departures at Guide Dogs Balbriggan

New Arrivals and Departures at Guide Dogs Balbriggan

We have some exciting new additions to the Balbriggan/North County Dublin branch! On Monday the 9th of May, Adele Halpin ...
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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, from Sunday May 1st when the gates opened from ...
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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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