Can You Help?

0 February 2, 2015

We received an email from author Allan Stanistreet who is looking for some help in obtaining some biographical information on two recipients of  the Albert Medal (the UK’s highest civilian award before the George Cross in 1940).  Both men were from Balbriggan.  (more…)


Stepping Back in Time

0 November 12, 2014

Balbriggan Town Square has seen some dramatic changes over recent years and the images below show that relatively little change took place between 1905 and the 1990’s.  However, since the early 1990’s the street scape have seen some rather dramatic changes in particular (more…)


Local Fallen Remembered

0 November 10, 2014

While major remembrance ceremonies took place worldwide on Sunday 9th. last – Remembrance Sunday, a short simple ceremony took place at Ardgillan Gates, Blackhills in remembrance of two Casey brothers from the village who died in the Battle of the Somme in 1916. (more…)


Balbriggan Scouts Celebrate 85 Years

0 June 14, 2014

The 34th/161st Balbriggan Scout Group celebrated 85th years of Scouting in Balbriggan. Group Leader Eddie Darcy welcomed many Scouter friends & guests who attended the Mass in Balbriggan Clubs Community Centre Dublin Street, Balbriggan. (more…)


Winding Back Time to Remember Paddy Dunphy

0 January 21, 2014

Two of the participants in the protest against the Balbriggan Library last week were Bernadette and Laura Dunphy. The ladies had a great story to tell as their late father Paddy Dunphy was responsible for keeping the clock on the library tower ticking during the 50’s and 60’s. (more…)