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Balbriggan Local eMagazine

Volume 6 Issue 6 - April 2021
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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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Junior Minister backs residents calls for redesign of cycleway

Junior Minister backs residents calls for redesign of cycleway

Local Green Party TD and Junior Minister for Community Development and Charities Joe O’Brien has backed Balbriggan residents calls for ...
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A busy time for Balbriggan Tidy Towns

A busy time for Balbriggan Tidy Towns

The local Tidy Towns have been very busy during the past few weeks.The group warmly welcomed the new art work ...
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Balbriggan Basketball restarting training soon

Balbriggan Basketball restarting training soon

Balbriggan Basketball Club was founded in 2009 and is a non profit club promoting inclusion through sport in the Balbriggan ...
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Fingal C C commences planning application for Harry Reynolds Road

Fingal C C commences planning application for Harry Reynolds Road

Fingal County Council has commenced the Part 8 planning application process for the Harry Reynolds Road Pedestrian and Cycle Route ...
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Glebe North FC – Seeking U11 players

Glebe North FC – Seeking U11 players

Players wanted boys & girls born 2010 to play under 11 “Sunday” ddslplease contact us if interested at https://www.glebenorthfc.com/players-wanted (not ...
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Foróige Summer Programme goes ahead

Foróige Summer Programme goes ahead

Foróige Balbriggan have been busy providing summer programmes for young people between 10 and 18, throughout July and Early August ...
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The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival Postponed

The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival Postponed

The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival announced that the 2020 Festival, due to run from 10-20 September, will not take place ...
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Balbriggan Rugby restarting within Covid guidelines

Balbriggan Rugby restarting within Covid guidelines

We are pleased to inform our members that we have completed the Health & Safety Plan, as required before our ...
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Balbriggan Tidy Towns- new signs and oral history

Balbriggan Tidy Towns- new signs and oral history

Here we have some lovely new hand made signs for our gardens from Joe Griffin. Made from reclaimed timber and ...
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O’Dwyers Return to Play Update

O’Dwyers Return to Play Update

All teams have returned to training by now. We are grateful to be back and would encourage everyone to continue ...
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Tidy Towns congratulate the residents of  Tara Cove

Tidy Towns congratulate the residents of Tara Cove

Our Tidy Towns volunteers had been busy as usual in these times and their enthusiasm seems to have rubbed off ...
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Balbriggan Rugby Club – Covid Committee

Balbriggan Rugby Club – Covid Committee

Balbriggan RFC is pleased to announce that the Club has established a Covid Safety Committee. The members of the Committee ...
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Balbriggan will be transformed under Rejuvenation Plan

Balbriggan will be transformed under Rejuvenation Plan

A year on from the launch of the Our Balbriggan Rejuvenation Plan, the transformation of Balbriggan is taking shape!Plans are ...
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O’Dwyers Summer Cul Camps reluctantly cancelled

O’Dwyers Summer Cul Camps reluctantly cancelled

After much deliberation and review of Covid 19 return to play guidelines, the club has very reluctantly taken the decision ...
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Thank you from Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Thank you from Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels would like to thank everyone from the local community who has helped them out over the ...
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Foróige Balbriggan -here for all the Youth

Foróige Balbriggan -here for all the Youth

Foróige is the leading youth organisation in Ireland and has been working with young people since 1952. Our purpose is ...
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Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels is currently working to provide meals to many local people who are impacted by the Covid ...
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Balbriggan Rugby Club - Season 2019/20 awards:

Balbriggan Rugby Club - Season 2019/20 awards:

Club Person of the YearThis season's Club Person of the Year is Steph Campbell. Steph joined the Women's team in ...
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Thanks to our groundstaff from Balbriggan Cricket Club

Thanks to our groundstaff from Balbriggan Cricket Club

The hard work from the groundsmen and great club men continues at this time.The daily upkeep of the ground costs ...
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Designated times for cocooners in Ardgillan

Designated times for cocooners in Ardgillan

Following the announcement of the designated times for Cocooners to exercise in our Parks, the car park at Ardgillan will ...
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Balbriggan Tidy Towns –Thanks to our Volunteers

Balbriggan Tidy Towns –Thanks to our Volunteers

Well done to young Alex for his great litter picking work on Hamlet Lane recently . It’s really appreciated.Alex was ...
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