Wanted: Over 55’s for Trinity Research Study

0 January 9, 2014

Joanna McHugh (PhD, C. Psychol) is a postdoctoral researcher based in Trinity College Dublin and is currently looking for over 55’s to get involved in a mealtime study. The study will investigate the provision of mealtimes as well as social support for older adults living alone in Dublin. (more…)


Sports Capital Grants Application Process To Begin Next Week

0 January 9, 2014

Fine Gael Councillor Tom O’Leary today (Thursday) highlighted that applications for funding under the Sports Capital Programme will be taken next week. “A new €40 million fund for important sports capital projects has been announced by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring. The Sports Capital Programme is the main channel of Government support for developing sports facilities and purchasing sports (more…)


High Tide at Balbriggan, Gormanston, Laytown & Bettystown

0 January 5, 2014

Only five days into 2014 and with another storm on the way it looks like mother nature is going to trough everything she can at us this year. We took a trip along the coast today to see how things looked. To show just how high the water levels were we have included some old pictures taken from the same spots to give a direct comparison. (more…)


What a Difference a Day Makes!

0 January 2, 2014

Yesterday we brought you photos of the wild weather down at the harbour. Today we headed down to the harbour at around 1pm and the conditions couldn’t have been more different. Check out the photos from yesterday here to see what a difference a day can make. With more stormy weather for tonight and a larger storm moving in on Monday make the best of these pet days as and when they come…. (more…)


New Years High Tide in Balbriggan

0 January 1, 2014

New Years day started off with flood and gale warnings and we headed down to Balbriggan harbour at high tide to see what was in store. So if your wrapped up warn and wondering what it’s like outside here are a few photos to make you want to stay indoors….. (more…)


‘Take Me Out’ Balbriggan Christmas Special

0 December 30, 2013

O’Dwyers GAA Club and Balbriggan RFC’s ‘Take Me Out’ Christmas special was held in the Bracken Court Hotel last night. The room was full to capacity as the ladies took to the stage to see if they could find their Mr right. The night was a fantastic success and there was plenty of banter and laughter as the guys showed their talents (or lack there of!) (more…)


A Special Balbriggan Christmas Tale

0 December 27, 2013

December for many, if not all is a very busy time, decorating trees, putting up lights, getting the small ones all set for Christmas for some all the while juggling work and other commitments it can be hectic but one thing is for sure on Christmas day the hard work pays off when your surrounded by loved ones young and old and everyone is happy and grateful for what they have. (more…)


Balbriggan Christmas Day Swim 2013

0 December 25, 2013

The great Balbriggan tradition of the Christmas Day swim is going from strenght to strength and what better way to get the appetite for the Christmas dinner than a dip in the sea. Once again the sun was shining and although it was chilly it didn’t stop these hardy swimmers taking the plunge. Each year a lot of money is raised for various charities so well done to all involved and the supporters who donated and came to support on the day… (more…)


Balbriggan Community Policing Forum Discontinued

0 December 24, 2013

Following on from notification from the North Dublin regional drugs task force on 9th December that the funding for the Community Policing Forum would not be forthcoming for 2014 an urgent board meeting was called. There was plenty of discussion around the table regarding this decision and everyone expressed their disappointment that such a vital service to our town would be discontinued.