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Millfield Balbriggan Fashion Show

0 February 21, 2014

Millfield Shopping Centre in Balbriggan held a fashion show on Thursday in the Bracken Court Hotel The show featured the latest fashion trends for women, men and children from Vila, Jack Jones, Only, Vera Moda & Tesco. Backstage was a hive of activity as the models prepared to hit the catwalk. All proceeds from the show will go to Aware. A well suppored event for a great cause.. (more…)

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Moriarty Backs Library Protest

0 January 21, 2014

Prominent Balbriggan businessman Luke Moriarty, has thrown his weight behind the local campaign against moving the local library, calling the proposal ‘crazy’. Mr. Moriarty, who helped Fingal County Council build the town hall and library on George’s Square says he no longer has anything to do with the building and he opposed the plan. (more…)

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Balbriggan Protest Against Balbriggan Library Move

0 January 18, 2014

The community of Balbriggan rallied together today to show their objections to the proposed move of the Balbriggan Library from it’s current location to Gallens Mill. The rain was falling in bucket fulls however this didnt stop the people showing their objections. (more…)

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Balbriggan Comes Out in Force to Protest Against Library Move

0 January 16, 2014

Balbriggan came out in force last night to protest against Fingal County Councils proposal to move the library from it’s current location on the town square to Gallen’s Mill. The Milestone was packed to capacity and people have vowed to stand up for not only the library but for the town as a whole. (more…)

Wanted: Over 55’s for Trinity Research Study

0 January 9, 2014

Joanna McHugh (PhD, C. Psychol) is a postdoctoral researcher based in Trinity College Dublin and is currently looking for over 55’s to get involved in a mealtime study. The study will investigate the provision of mealtimes as well as social support for older adults living alone in Dublin. (more…)

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K-Styles Hair Salon Official Opening

0 November 16, 2013

Tonight saw the official opening of K-Styles Hair Salon in Balrothery . The Salon which opened in September is owned by Karen Murtagh and is sure to go from strength to strength. The salon is an bright and stylish with a relaxing feel and we wish Karen and the ladies the very best in their new venture (more…)

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Gerry Duffy’s Book ‘Tick, Tock, Ten’ Shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year

0 November 15, 2013

Gerry Duffy is no stranger to Balbriggan and his latest book ‘Tick, Tock, Ten’ has been shortlisted for the Sports Book of the Year in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2013. The book is Gerry’s story telling compelling blood sweat and tears account of competing in one of the toughest sporting endurance challenges known to man. A ‘Deca’ Iron Triathlon. (more…)

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Breda McDonald Launches ‘Pieces from the Heart’

0 September 4, 2013

On 30th August Michael and Lily Grants Daughter Breda launched her first book of Poetry Pieces from the Heart at Zozimus Book Café in Gorey co. Wexford. Lily and 9 of her 12 children were there to show their support. Her lifelong friend Loretta Guidea also travelled with the family. (more…)

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Householders To Be Given Free Water Allowance

0 August 27, 2013

Each household around the North County paying the new water charges due to come into force at the end of next year and early 2015, will have a free water allowance before they start paying. That is the commitment given by Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan TD as he announced the establishment of eight regional offices for Irish Water around the country recently. (more…)

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Beatsploitation Update!

0 June 26, 2013

On 9th June we brought you the story of Kevin Curran’s debut novel Beatsploitation. Kevin’s book has now been selected as the TV3 ‘Ireland AM’ / Bord Gais Energy book club book of the month for July. This means they will review/ discuss and interview the author & book clubs about the book on their Tuesday slot on TV3’s ‘Ireland AM’ for the 4 weeks in July. You can access the Bord Gais Book Club website here.

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Official Opening of the New Skerries Fire Station

0 June 14, 2013

The official opening of the new state of the art Skerries Fire Station took place on Thursday 13th June 2013. The Chief Fire Officer and Assistant Chief from Dublin Fire Brigade along with District Officers and Station Officers from across Fingal were in attendance. Off-duty colleagues from Balbriggan Fire Brigade were also there for the celebrations (more…)