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Balbriggan Summerfest Pet Show

0 June 4, 2012

The Balbriggan Summerfest Pet show which was moved to the Bank Holiday Monday due to the poor weather on the Sunday and what a great turnout. The Judges on the day were Teresa Corcoran from Balbriggan Pet Shop and Joe Robinson from The Doggy Man. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Duck Derby 2012

0 June 4, 2012

Held under clear blue skies and with mild temperatures it was a picture-perfect day for the Balbriggan Summerfest Annual Duck Derby Hundreds of adults and children were crowding the bridges and the riverside of the Bracken River as over 1,000 ducks were released for their journey down to the sea. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Streetfest @ St. Georges Square

0 June 3, 2012

St Georges Square was a hive of activity as the Senior Citizens Tea Party got underway. Tea and coffee and pastries were served to the senior members of the community as they were entertained with open air performances by Gibbons School of Dancing, O’Dwyers Set Dancers, Salsa Dancing and performances by St. Patrick’s Brass and Reed Band (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Fireworks Spectacular!

0 June 2, 2012

The Balbriggan Summerfest Fireworks was another fantastic success. Crowds lined the beach as they waited with eager anticipation for the fireworks to start. The crew were waiting for it to get dark (which for some reason seemed to take longer than normal!) and as the boat left the harbour the cheers could be heard from the beach. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Splash & Dash

0 June 2, 2012

A new event for this years Balbriggan Summerfest was the Splash & Dash where younger members of the community got to partake in a splash in the water and a dash along the beach. These youngsters were full of determination as they made their way from the start line into the sea and I’m sure we will see some of these in the Triathlon’s to come in the future in Balbriggan. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Bandfest 2012

0 June 2, 2012

The rain was pouring down as the Balbriggan Summerfest Bandfest kicked off but this didn’t stop a crowd forming underneath the marquees. Sharon Gaynor, Lifeline , The Wooshas, Homebrew and Naazem 27 gave spectacular performances and unfortunately due to the heavy rain the gig had to be cancelled. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Opening Ceremony

0 June 1, 2012

The Balbriggan Summerfest was officially opened by Olympic Silver Medalist Kenny Egan. Crowds of people turned up to the Balbriggan Town car park on Quay Street. A boxing ring was set up by the Bracken Boxing Club and they put on an excellent display much to the delight of the crowd. Medals were presented to the young boxers by Kenny. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Parade 2012

0 June 1, 2012

The Balbriggan Summerfest 2012 parade saw groups from around the town decked out in uniforms and fantastic costumes. The groups marched proudly through the town led by sounds from St. Patrick’s Brass & Reed Band. A very special thanks to Kenny Egan, 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist for coming to Balbriggan to open the Balbriggan Summerfest 2012. (more…)