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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…)

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Fingal Fieldnames Project – Phase II

0 June 14, 2019

The Fingal Fieldnames Project, now in its second year, focuses on empowering communities to ensure the survival of a vital part of our heritage and culture. It aims to help participants record, log and understand fieldnames in their area. Every field across the country has had a name at one (more…)

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Balbriggan Heritage Trail Official Launch

0 April 3, 2019

The official launch of the Balbriggan Heritage Trail took place in the beautiful Bremore Castle on Tuesday night.  Eight information boards have been strategically placed around the town and the Balbriggan coastline detailing; Water on Balbriggan Mills, Hamilton’s and the Founding of Balbriggan, (more…)

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Reimagine Rockabill

0 January 18, 2019

Patricia Langon has launched a new website called Reimagine Rockabill. Rockabill is a group of two islands, “The Rock” and “The Bill”, lying in the western Irish Sea about 6 kilometres east-north-east of Skerries. The larger island is home to the Rockabill Lighthouse which is owned by the (more…)

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Works continue at Bremore Castle

0 November 18, 2018

Back in October 2017 and February 2018 we brought you the new that €4 million had been allocated in the 2018-2020 capital programme to Bremore Castle. SLR Consulting were awarded the contract to undertake a commercial plan for Bremore Castle that will create a (more…)


Great Lighthouses of Ireland

0 November 1, 2018

The epic story of Ireland Lighthouses and the people who worked to keep Ireland’s coastline safe has been well documented in a new series Great Lighthouses of Ireland. Managed by Irish Lights these lighthouses tell the story of how the lighthouses first came to be The programme looks (more…)