Frank Carson is Laid to Rest

0 March 3, 2012

Stars of stage, screen and sport joined Carson’s close family and friends for the funeral mass at St Patrick’s Church in Belfast City Centre today. Around a thousand mourners lined the streets to pay their final respects outside the Catholic church where Carson had sung as a choirboy and where he married his childhood sweetheart, Ruth, 62 years ago. (more…)


LNL Finals End in Penalty Shoot Out!

0 March 3, 2012

The Finals of the Late Night Soccer League took place tonight at Glebe North Football Grounds. The atmosphere was electric as these young players pushed themselves to be crowned the winners. Well done to The Londis Lamps who won the Senior Cup, Insaka – winners of the Junior Champs Cup, MUFC winners of the Senior Shield and Team Iasaka winners of the Junior Sheild. (more…)


New Zealand Wedding with Balbriggan Connection

0 March 2, 2012

As we know Balbriggan people are spread far and wide across the world. Josephine Weir nee Conway from Balbriggan and husband Jack emigrated to New Zealand in the late 70’s and today we bring you some photographs of their son David and his beautiful wife Desiree on their wedding day which took place this week. (more…)


Help Stamp Out Graffiti!

0 March 1, 2012

Balbriggan Community Policing Forum will promote different aspects of safety and crime over the next few weeks. This week they would like to raise awareness of the issue of Graffiti. (more…)


Fancourt Heights Folk in Sydney!!

0 February 29, 2012

There are four people from Fancourt Heights Balbriggan currently living in Sydney and jolly well having a good time too!!!! Gerry Prout, Pamela Branagan , Barbara Brangan, and Maura Stewart are all living in Sydney and the others where visiting Sydney at this time. (more…)


Not a Sight for Shore Eyes

0 February 26, 2012

Here is an email we received from Cllr Frank Snowe regarding conditions down at Balbriggan harbour… Here are a few of the pictures I took at the Harbour over this weekend. It really and truly breaks my heart when I see this heap of junk blocking the view of our lighthouse. (more…)