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Balbriggan Local eMagazine

Volume 7 Issue 12 - October 2022
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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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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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