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Balbriggan Community Radio Gaining Momentum…

0 June 6, 2013

Balbriggan Community Radio intends to establish itself broadcasting to the metropolitan area of Balbriggan North County Dublin. This is a community wide initiative which will service the diverse community of the town encompassing the town’s many cultures. The Community radio group was formed from meetings of the Balbriggan Integration Forum (more…)

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Teddy Bears Picnic Balbriggan Summerfest 2013

0 June 4, 2013

Parents had a chance to relax on a blanket while the children and their teddy bears where delighted with the ententainment that the Teddy Bear’s picnic provided. With lots of treats and even certificates of participation the childreen got to sing along with Jimmy Brennan to all their favourite nursary ryhmes. (more…)

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Senior Citizens Tea Party Balbriggan Summerfest

0 June 4, 2013

The Senior Citizens Tea Party at the Balbriggan Summerfest gave the retired members of the community a chance to come together for a chat with coffee, tea, biscuits, and buns provided by Tesco, Balbriggan. Sausages provided by Gleeson’s Butchers went down a treat. Entertainment was provided by the fantastic Irish dance troup from Scoil Rince Culann and traditional music band (more…)

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Balbriggan’s Got Talent 2013

0 June 3, 2013

One of the most popular events at Balbriggan Summerfest is the all-singing, all dancing Balbriggan’s Got Talent. 12 top class acts took to the stage and MC Brian Ormond who is a regular face on on our TV screens did a great job of hosting the show and making the contestants feel relaxed on stage. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Duck Derby 2013

0 June 3, 2013

The Balbriggan Summerfest Duck Derby is always a favourite with young and old as hundreds of little yellow rubber duckies are thrust into the Bracken River. Large numbers of onlookers watch and cheer the ducks in the hope that their duck will race over the falls and make it to the finish line first. We spotted a couple of the ducks making their escape past the net at the finish line (more…)

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John’s Garden Community Project Official Opening

0 June 2, 2013

Fingal Adult Education Service carried out a Community Garden Project last year with a local group “Reach” who are under the umbrella of the National Learning Network. Supported by Balbriggan Town Council the project renovated a piece of waste ground on the corner of Drogheda St. and Brecan Close into a fantastic garden plot. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Splash & Dash

0 June 2, 2013

The Balbriggan Summerfest Spash & Dash is where younger members of the community get to partake in a splash in the water and a dash along the beach. Full of determination the children made their way from the start line into the sea. A great event introducing these young people to sport. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Sandcastle Competition 2013

0 June 1, 2013

There was a fantastic turnout on Balbriggan beach as the Balbriggan Summerfest Sandcastle Competition 2013 got undeway. Families pooled their skills together to see who could come up with the greatest creations. Sandcastles came in all shapes and sizes with additions including moats, characters, seashells to name but a few. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Tug of War

0 June 1, 2013

A new event for this year the Balbriggan Summerfest’s Tug of War was a great event. A special thanks to Warren Conway who is a champion tug of war medal holder himself for refereeing the event. Congratulation to the White Hart Inn on their fantastic win. Team O’Dwyers where the runners up and well done to the Balbriggan Summerfest (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Fireworks Display

0 May 31, 2013

The beach in Balbriggan was packed with crowds for the Balbriggan Summerfest Fireworks Extravaganza. This year the fireworks were launched from the beach making for a spectacular show. We will have so many photos to share with you from the various events over the weekend here are a few photos as a start… (more…)