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Old Balbriggan School, Football & Scout Photos

0 June 7, 2020

Here are some great old Balbriggan photo sent in by Mary & Hilary Reilly.  A rare action photo of Glebe Nth. vs Whitehall Rngs. in 1949 Leinster Junior Cup Final. From Balbriggan Street league to playing in front of a packed Tolka Park, in just a few short years, was a momentous achievement (more…)

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Learn about Balbriggan’s rich heritage

0 March 25, 2020

Coronavirus may have us all in lockdown and what better time to learn about Balbriggan’s rich heritage. The Balbriggan Heritage Trail was launched back in April 2019.   Authors David Sorensen and Petra Skyvova in conjunction with Balbriggan Tourist committee were hopeful (more…)

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Balbriggan is the Place to be in September 2020!

0 September 16, 2019

The centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan by the Black and Tans in September 1920 takes place next year and Balbriggan & District Historical Society is working to commemorate this major historic event in an appropriate and inclusive manner. This critically important part of (more…)


Can you help to identify the people in this photo?

0 July 22, 2019

Here is a great photo which is believed to be over 70 years old and Dessie Creighton has asked us to see if we can help to identify any of the people in the photo.  This is an old one so you may be one you need to check with the grand parents. We have numbered all the people in the photo (more…)