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Balbriggan Local eMagazine

Volume 7 Issue 3 - January 2022
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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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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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