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Tom Quinlan Celebrates his 60th Birthday

0 July 30, 2013

Tom Quinlan celebrated his 60th Birthday in the Ring Commons sports centre surrounded by family and friends on Saturday 27th July 2013. Tom is widely known for his fantastic work with the Balbriggan Cancer Support Group. The room was full to capacity as friends and relatives came together to celebrate this milestone in Tom’s life. (more…)

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The Yellow Paint Ambush!

0 July 30, 2013

At 06:20 this morning and working on behalf of Fingal County Council, a Line Crew proceeded to place yellow lines outside the front row of Chapel Gate contrary to agreement between FCC and residents. Workers refused to stop as they maintained they were instructed to carry out the work. (more…)

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The Jack Kennedy Cup, Glebe North, Balbriggan

0 July 30, 2013

The Jack Kennedy Cup U 16 tournament returned to Glebe North FC on Saturday 27th July for the 2nd year running. Glebe turned out two sides this year and kicked off the tournament with serious local bragging rights at stake. The Green ‘B’ side just edging out their Red counterparts 2-0, with fine goals from Dean Moore and Emmanuel Santos. (more…)

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Amazing Sunset in Balbriggan

0 July 30, 2013

There was a fantastic sunset in Balbriggan this evening and we were delighted to be down at the harbour this evening to witness it. There were very few people around and the sea was very calm. There’s something very magical about this time of evening and the sunset made it all the more special… (more…)

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Ballet Summercamp at Glebe North Balbriggan

0 July 27, 2013

The Ballet Summercamp took place at Glebe North Balbriggan this week. The dancers had great fun and made some new friends whilst learning new skills. The young dancers had a chance to show off the skills that they had learned at the end of week show to their proud parents. Well done to all… (more…)

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Plein Air Artists Led by Ned Mueller Visit Balbriggan

0 July 27, 2013

A group of artists lead by Ned Mueller, one of the most respected plein air painters in the USA set up their easels in Balbriggan today. Ned is in Ireland for the “Art in the Open” festival which is taking place in Wexford from Monday 29th July to Sunday 4th August. Rhonda McCay, an artist from Colorado had traveled to Ireland for the occasion. (more…)

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Charity Football Match – North County FC vs L.O.I. Legends

0 July 26, 2013

A friendly match took place between League of Ireland Legends and North County FC in aid of Balbriggan Cancer Support Group on Sunday 21st July 2013. The game was played at Hyde park in great spirIts. With the legends taking the lead on 20 minutes through Vinny Arkins (former Shamrock Rovers center forward) 5 min later County responded when Stephan Healy scored for North County. (more…)

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Balbriggan Kids Cricket Summercamp

0 July 25, 2013

Balbriggan Cricket Club is hosting its annual summer camp from Monday 22nd July to Thursday 25th July 2013. The kids cricket summer camp had a great turnout of young cricket players who showed great enthusiasm to play and enjoy the sun and warm weather. (more…)

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Message in a Bottle Launched in Balbriggan

0 July 23, 2013

Balbriggan Lions Club with Balbriggan Community Gardaí launched the Message in a Bottle Emergency Information Scheme in the Senior Citizens Hall on High Street, Balbriggan today. The Message in a Bottle provides essential information for the Emergency Services should they need it. (more…)

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Balbriggan RFC Summer Camp 2013

0 July 23, 2013

Balbriggan RFC Summer Camp is taking place from 22nd to 26th July. Boys and girls aged between 6 and 12 are trying out their rugby skills and having a lot of fun in the process. The camp comprises of fun activities, not only teaching your children the rudiments of ball handling, passing and team work, but also general exercise and games. (more…)