July 14, 2017 to July 28, 2017

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Bremore Castle – Big Dig 2017

Bremore Castle, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

Ever wanted to take part in a dig? This year Fingal County Council is facilitating a community dig at Bremore castle in Balbriggan. We will be digging in the walled garden of this 16th century fortified house. It is hoped to uncover information about the layout of gardens and to answer questions about what was here bef

July 17, 2017 to July 21, 2017

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Bricks4Kidz Summer Camps

Castleland Communiity Centre, Balbriggan

Bricks4Kidz Summer Camp Lego Themed Summer camp  for Girls and boys 5 - 12 will run from 9am - 12pm Venues and Dates Flemington  Community Centre August 8th - August 11th August 21st - August 25th Castleland Community Centre July 17th -  July 21st August 14th - August 18th Contact Detai

July 20, 2017

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Summer crafts for children aged 4-7 years old

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Summer crafts for children aged 4-7 years old. Thursday 20th of July at 3pm. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by phone or by email. All events in Balbriggan Library are free. Contact  01 8704401 to reserve a place or email balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

July 20, 2017

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New Irish Musical ‘The Promise’ to open Swords Summer Festival

As part of Fingal County Council’s Creative Ireland programme, a new Irish musical The Promise will open the Swords Summer Festival on Thursday, July 20, at 8pm, in the magnificent setting of Swords Castle. The Promise is a tale of intertwined love stories, mixed with betrayal, revenge and reconciliation, set in e

July 22, 2017 to August 5, 2017

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Ardgillan Parkrun

Ardgillan Demesne, Balbriggan
Balbriggan, Ardgillan Demesne, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Ardgillan Parkrun is a free weekly timed 5k run at the beautiful Ardgillan castle. Open to everyone of every ability, why not come and join us for a bit of fresh air and exercise on Saturday morning. It can be as serious or as much fun as you like and you can join us for coffee and cake in the tea rooms afterwards. Wh

July 22, 2017 to August 5, 2017

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Balbriggan Writer’s Group

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

The Balbriggan Writer’s Group meets every Saturday in the library from 11am until 1pm. New members are always welcome – just come along on the day! All Events in Balbriggan Library are FREE! Phone 01 8704401 Email: balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

July 23, 2017 to August 6, 2017

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Balbriggan Junior Parkrun

Bremore Castle Park, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

Weekly free 2k timed run for juniors. It is only for juniors - if you're not a junior, how about trying one of the weekly Saturday parkrun events? What is Balbriggan junior parkrun? It is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). If you are not a junior please try one of our weekly Saturday parkrun events instead.

July 23, 2017

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Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan

Ardgillan Castle are holding a special Teddy Bear’s Picnic this summer. Join us on Sunday 23rd July for entertainment and fun with a ‘real-life’ teddy bear! Children are invited to bring their own teddy bear on the day!!!! Includes: Making your own Sock Puppets Picnic lunch Live Music, dance & sin

July 24, 2017 to August 14, 2017

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Scrabble Club

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Scrabble club for adults: Mondays at 11am. All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied. All Events in Balbriggan Library are FREE! Phone 01 8704401 Email: balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

July 24, 2017

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Summer Stars Music Workshop

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Pre-Instrumental Music Workshop with the Mini Music Club – ideal for children aged 5-8 years old, the perfect introduction to music. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by email or by phone. All events in Balbriggan Library are free. Contact  01 8704401 to reserve a place or email balbrigganlib

July 25, 2017 to August 8, 2017

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Knitting & Crochet Group

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Calling all knitters (including complete beginners)! The Balbriggan Knitting & Crochet Group meets in the library every Tuesday evening 7pm-8pm.  Bring your needles/hooks and wool or get advice on what to buy. All adults are welcome. All Events in Balbriggan Library are FREE! Phone 01 8704401 Email: balbrig

July 28, 2017

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Balbriggan Cricket Club Family Table Quiz

Bracken Court Hotel, Bridge Street, Balbriggan

Balbriggan Cricket Club Family Table Quiz will take place in the Martello Suite, Bracken Court Hotel on Friday 28th July at 7:30pm Cost €10 per adult & €5 per U18 (minimum 3 per team) Plenty of questions and treats for the kids!  If you haven't enough members for a team come along on the night and we

July 31, 2017

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Dogs Trust Visit

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Be “Dog Smart” and learn all about how to interact with dogs. Join Audrey and her King Charles, Lucy, from Dogs Trust in Balbriggan Library on Monday 31st of July at 11.30am.

August 3, 2017

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Give Blood – Skerries

Skerries Community Centre, Thomas Hand St, Townparks, Skerries, Co. Dublin

The Irish Blood Transfusion service will be in  in Skerries Community Centre on Thursday 3rd August 2017 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm. The need for life saving blood donations never goes away, approximately 3,000 donations are needed each week and your help will make all the difference to someone who really needs it

August 4, 2017 to August 7, 2017

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Rush Harbour Festival 2017

Rush, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Rush Harbour festival is on over the August Bank holiday with fun for all the family, music, funfair, food stalls etc. There will be some spectacular events lined up if previous years are anything to go by. This festival just keeps growing year on year and is not to be missed. You can find out more at Facebook.com/w

August 7, 2017

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Monster drive-in Bingo

Folkstown Little, Balbriggan

Monster  Drive in Bingo on Monday 7th August July at 3pm.  €5,000 in prize money up for grabs.  A great chance to win some money for that summer holiday.  The drive in bingo will take place on the site of the Balbriggan Market at Folkstown Little

August 8, 2017 to August 12, 2017

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Bricks4Kidz Summer Camps

Flemington Community Centre, Balbriggan

Bricks4Kidz Summer Camp Lego Themed Summer camp  for Girls and boys 5 - 12 will run from 9am - 12pm Venues and Dates Flemington  Community Centre August 8th - August 11th August 21st - August 25th Castleland Community Centre July 17th -  July 21st August 14th - August 18th Contact Detai

August 13, 2017

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Balscadden & Flemington Cemetery Blessing of the Graves

Church of the Assumption, Balscadden

Balscadden Church Cemetery including new Flemington Cemetry & Balscadden Fingal/Old Cemetery All are invited to gather in the church of the Assumption Balscadden for 4pm Mass.  Following mass, a priest will attend the cemeteries at Flemington & Balscadden Fingal to bless the graves there.

August 13, 2017

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Community Day & Consultation

Castleland Community Centre, Castlelands, Balbriggan, Co Dublin

Community Day & Consultation, plenty of activities for all eg bouncy castles, mobile farm, magic show, DJ and lots more

August 14, 2017 to August 18, 2017

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Bricks4Kidz Summer Camps

Castleland Community Centre, Balbriggan

Bricks4Kidz Summer Camp Lego Themed Summer camp  for Girls and boys 5 - 12 will run from 9am - 12pm Venues and Dates Flemmington  Community Centre August 8th - August 11th August 21st - August 25th Castleland Community Centre July 17th -  July 21st August 14th - August 18th Contact Deta

August 15, 2017

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Information Evening with Aoibhneas Women’s and Children’s Refuge

102 Strand Street, Skerries

Lisa Culloty, Outreach worker from Aoibhneas Women's and Children's Refuge will be giving a free presentation for women in Friends of Autism and ADHD's Training Center 102 Strand Street, Skerries on Tuesday 15th August at 7pm.  Please call 018495670 or email adhdfingal@gmail.com  to reserve a place.&n

August 21, 2017 to August 25, 2017

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Bricks4Kidz Summer Camps

Flemington Community Centre

Bricks4Kidz Summer Camp Lego Themed Summer camp  for Girls and boys 5 - 12 will run from 9am - 12pm Venues and Dates Flemington  Community Centre August 8th - August 11th August 21st - August 25th Castleland Community Centre July 17th -  July 21st August 14th - August 18th Contact Detai

August 27, 2017

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Stockings for the Queen – Balbriggan’s Textile Heritage

Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan

Organised as part of National Heritage Week 2017, this event is a free talk, in a series of heritage talks, by Dr David Sorensen, on the unique industrial heritage that made Balbriggan famous. A variety of textile mills, factories, and a thriving cottage industry were central to the life of the town for several centur

September 10, 2017

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O’Dwyers Monster Drive-in Bingo

O'Dwyers GAA Clubhouse, Bremore, Balbriggan

Drive-in Bingo will take place  O’Dwyers GAA Club grounds, Bremore, Balbriggan on Sunday 10th September €4,000 in prizes up for grabs…

September 10, 2017 to September 15, 2017

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2017 European Sandyacht Championships

Laytown and Bettystown Beaches

The 2017 European Sandyacht Championships  will take place on on the expansive beaches of Laytown & Bettystown where over 100 of the best land sailors in Europe will race over a five day period on Irelands East Coast. Take the whole family to an area of outstanding beauty and history for the first major int

October 9, 2017

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Balbriggan Parish Pilgrimage to Fatima

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Balbriggan Parish Pilgrimage to Fatima will depart on 9th October 2017 - 7 nights full board Departing from Dublin to Lisbon staying at the Hotel Avenida €824 per person sharing   Insurance €25 extra (if required) Single room supplement €175 All cheques must be made payable to Pilgrimages Abroad Spi

December 25, 2017

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Balbriggan Christmas Day Swim

Balbriggan beach

An event which is growing year by year is the Balbriggan Christmas Day Swim. Hundreds of brave people dash down the beach into the freezing cold water for a charity of their choice.   Will you be taking the plunge? IMPORTANT NOTE: The event is NOT centrally organised and swimmers take part at their own ris