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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…)

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Balscadden Tractor Run

0 May 26, 2013

The Balscadden Tractor run roared into gear today with the glorious sunshine. Anne Cassin, RTÉ journalist and presenter on Nationwide opened the event which saw a record 120 tractors taking part. The event now grown so much that it is no longer just a tractor run, (more…)