April 24, 2017 to May 8, 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

April 24, 2017

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Work Matters at the Library

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

A new 8 week career development course begins in Balbriggan Library on Monday 24th April at 2pm covering aspects such as interview and CV skills. Places are limited so please book at the desk or by phone/email. All Events in Balbriggan Library are FREE!! / Gach Imeachtaí Saor! Phone/Fón: 01 8704401  

April 24, 2017

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Balbriggan Community Games Athletics Trials

Bremore All Weather Pitch, Balbriggan

Balbriggan Community Games Athletics Trials will take place at Bremore All Weather Pitch on Monday 24th April.  Registrations from 7pm.  Events for girls and boys between the ages of 8 - 16 will be taking place.  Qualifiers need to be available on 17th June to compete in the Dublin finals. You don't need

April 24, 2017

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Public Meeting on Fingal County Council’s Creative Ireland Programme

Carlton Hotel, Old Airport Road, Cloghran, Co. Dublin

Creative Ireland will lead the development of a dedicated Culture and Creativity plan for Fingal, based on the premise that participation in cultural activity drives personal and collective creativity, with significant implications for individual and societal wellbeing.  For 2017, there will be a special focus on

April 25, 2017 to May 16, 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

April 26, 2017

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Get into Golf for beginners…

Balbriggan Golf Club, Blackhall, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

Balbriggan Golf Club are delighted to announce their Get into Golf programme at Balbriggan Golf Club. Ladies beginner programme begins on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at 7pm.   Equipment provided, activities include chipping, putting and long game.  Fun, friendly environment and a chance to meet new friends.  8 week p

April 26, 2017

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Fingal Joint Policing Committee – Public Meeting

BrackenCourt Hotel, Bridge Street, Balbriggan

The Fingal Joint Policing Committee - Public Meeting for North County (covering Balbriggan, Naul, Garristown, Skerries, Rush, Lusk & areas )  will take place in the Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan on Wednesday 26th April 2017 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm IF YOU WANT TO BE HEARD YOU HAVE TO BE THERE! These meeti

April 26, 2017

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Innovative Enterprise Network at Balbriggan Library

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

The IE Network facilitates professional networking offering training sessions and advice on enterprise and job-seeking. Sessions are bi-monthly – Wednesday 12th & Wednesday 26th of April features a special presentation from the Patent Office on “Intellectual Property”.  All welcome! All Events in Balb

April 26, 2017

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Digitise the Nation Computer Classes

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Digitise the Nation will host a 5 week beginners computer class in Balbriggan Library beginning Wed 26th April. Available class times are as follows:  10am -12pm, 12.30pm-2.30pm and 3pm-5pm. If you are interested please phone 018704401 or email balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie stating which session you would prefer.

April 26, 2017

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Balbriggan & District Hist Soc- April Talk: Thomas Ashe-The Revolutionary Teacher

Town Hall, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Our next talk will be about a figure many are more familiar with after the 1916 Commemorations in Fingal last year as he was the leader of the Fingal Brigade. But there was much more to Thomas Ashe's life when he moved from Kerry to Fingal and taught in Corduff National School and founded the Black Raven Pipe Band as w

April 27, 2017

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Stories before bed with Ted at Balbriggan Library

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Bring your favourite teddy and wear your best PJs for bedtime stories in the library! Thursday 27th of April at 6.30pm. All welcome! All Events in Balbriggan Library are FREE!! / Gach Imeachtaí Saor! Phone/Fón: 01 8704401    Email/Ríomhphoist: balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie  

April 27, 2017

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Balbriggan LGBTQ+ Book Club at Balbriggan Library

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

The Balbriggan LGBTQ+ Book Club meets in Balbriggan Library on the last Thursday of every month, 6.30pm-7.30pm. This month’s meeting is on Thurs 27th April at 6.30pm. All Events in Balbriggan Library are FREE!! / Gach Imeachtaí Saor! Phone/Fón: 01 8704401    Email/Ríomhphoist: balbrigganlibr

April 27, 2017

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Ardgillan Vegetable Garden Series: Sowing & Planting Seeds

Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan

Vegetable Garden Series:Sowing & Planting Outdoors. Talk by Head Gardener, Dominica McKevitt. Thursday 27th April at 11am Free of charge Limited places/Booking essential. This is the second in a series of talks that will center around the vegetable garden at Ardgillan. The head gardener will discuss

April 29, 2017 to May 13, 2017

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Ardgillan Parkrun

Ardgillan
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

April 29, 2017 to May 13, 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

April 30, 2017

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O’Dwyers GAA Club sponsored 5K walk/run

Ardgillan Demesne, Balbriggan

O'Dwyers GAA Club are holding a sponsored 5K walk/run in Ardgillan Park on Sunday 30th April @ 11am.  Meet @ Ardgillan carpark. Refreshments back in O'Dwyers GAA Clubhouse afterwards.

April 30, 2017 to May 14, 2017

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Balbriggan junior parkrun – weekly free 2k timed run for juniors

Bremore Castle Park, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

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. When is it? It is held every Sunda

May 4, 2017

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Give Blood – Skerries

Skerries Community School

The Irish Blood Transfusion service will be in  in Skerries Community School on Thursday 4th May 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 F

May 5, 2017

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Balbriggan’s Got Talent Open Auditions

Bracken Court Hotel, Bridge Street, Balbriggan

AUDITION TIME!!!! Singers,Dancers,Comedians, Entertainers, Bands, Choirs, Young and Old (older) Balbriggan's got Talent is back with some great prizes this year... Come join us for open auditions ..... Can You Take The Title!!

May 6, 2017

Guidedog Pin Day : Millfield Shopping Centre

Naul Rd, Tankardstown, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, Ireland

the Balbriggan/North county Dublin branch of Irish Guidedogs for the blind will be selling their Guidedog lable pins as part of the Heros Campaign on Saturday May 5.  Pins €3 and wrist bands €2. Should anyone require any further information or wish to help please contact the branch on 0857663107 or email gu

May 13, 2017

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Music from the High Wood

Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan

Music from the High Wood An evening of music at Ardgillan Castle featuring Eimear Quinn & Ewan Cowley with The Carolan String Quartet Saturday 13th May Ardgillan Castle Sun Terrace –Marquee event Concert starts at 8pm sharp Castle will be open with refreshments available from 7pm €18 per per

May 14, 2017

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Ardgillan Castle 25th Anniversary

Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan

Ardgillan Castle is celebrating being open to the public for 25 years on Sunday May 14th. Join us for a day of celebration that includes; Living History Reenactments in that Castle, Traditional Craft Demonstrations in the Courtyard and Entertainment in the Marquee. This is a FREE event, and is suitable for all ag

May 15, 2017 to May 16, 2017

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Give Blood – Balbriggan

Coláiste Ghlór na Mara, Naul Road, Balbriggan

The Irish Blood Transfusion service Balbriggan clinic will be in Coláiste Ghlór na Mara, Naul Road, Balbriggan on Monday 15th  & Tuesday 16th May 2017 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm. Please Note New Venue for the Balbriggan clinic. The need for life saving blood donations never goes away, approximately 3,0

May 24, 2017 to May 31, 2017

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Medugorje Pilgrimage

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Trip to Medugorje for 7 nights half board inclusive of insurance. Staying in Pansion Dubrovinik on the main street of Medugorje across from the Church of St James. Depoist of 200 Euros secures and pay the balance 6 weeks before departure. Our Ladys message of the 2nd of January 2017 to one of the visionaries: Jan

May 28, 2017

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Balscadden Tractor run & Family fun day

The 9th annual Balscadden Tractor run in aid of Balscadden Fundraising group who this year are supporting Balscadden National School towards fencing and Balscadden Senior FC for bibs, balls etc. will take place on Sunday 28h May.  Assemble at the village at 11am, depart 11:45pm Great fun day for all the family,

May 30, 2017

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Table quiz

Milestone Inn, Drogheda Street, Balbriggan

Table quiz in aid of Balbriggan\north county Dublin branch of guide dogs on Tuesday 30th May in the Milestone Inn Balbriggan at  8.30pm to late.  Cost €10 per person. Good raffle and spot prizes plus prizes for winning table and runner up. Quiz master Jim Walsh Please come along and support us on the ni

June 2, 2017 to June 4, 2017

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Balbriggan Summerfest

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Balbriggan Summerfest is back again this year over the June Bank Holiday Weekend.  Save the date so you don't miss out on any of the great events planned - check back later for updates...

June 18, 2017

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Dublin Kite Festival 2017 – Colour the sky

North Bull Island Beach, Clontarf Road, Dublin 3

Fun, fresh air and frolics are promised for the fifth annual Dublin Kite Festival taking place on Sunday 18th June 2017 at North Bull Island, Clontarf. With free entertainment all day long, it’s the perfect way to spend a summer Sunday with family and friends. Don’t worry if you’ve never flown a kite - or if y

June 24, 2017

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Dublin Plein Air – Rush

RUSH CO DUBLIN

Artists will be in Rush on the 24th of June as part of the Dublin Plein Air Festival and a great day is planned for this very pleasant little village. It has a quaint little harbour and rolling sand dunes along with a very unusual landscape of glasshouses that grow all sorts of horticultural produce. You will be guaran

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