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Balbriggan Summerfest Duck Derby Winners 2013

0 June 14, 2013

The Balbriggan Summerfest Duck Derby is always a favourite with people of all ages and this years winners picked up their prizes this evening at Supervalu Balbriggan. Congratulations to the winners who were in 1st place Pauline Bissett the winner of €300 + €125 Supervalu vouchers, in 2nd place was Nora Wilkinson who took home €150 + €100 Supervalu vouchers and 3rd place with €100 + (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Kids Fun Run

0 June 12, 2013

The Balbriggan Summerfest kids fun run in conjunction with Balbriggan Athletics club took place on Friday 31st May. With well in excess of 130 children taking part they took to the track with great determination and speed heading from the bandstand over towards Quay street car park where the celebrations and opening ceremony was taking place. Well done to all of the children (and adults!) who took part … (more…)

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Teddy Bears Picnic Balbriggan Summerfest 2013

0 June 4, 2013

Parents had a chance to relax on a blanket while the children and their teddy bears where delighted with the ententainment that the Teddy Bear’s picnic provided. With lots of treats and even certificates of participation the childreen got to sing along with Jimmy Brennan to all their favourite nursary ryhmes. (more…)

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Senior Citizens Tea Party Balbriggan Summerfest

0 June 4, 2013

The Senior Citizens Tea Party at the Balbriggan Summerfest gave the retired members of the community a chance to come together for a chat with coffee, tea, biscuits, and buns provided by Tesco, Balbriggan. Sausages provided by Gleeson’s Butchers went down a treat. Entertainment was provided by the fantastic Irish dance troup from Scoil Rince Culann and traditional music band (more…)

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Balbriggan’s Got Talent 2013

0 June 3, 2013

One of the most popular events at Balbriggan Summerfest is the all-singing, all dancing Balbriggan’s Got Talent. 12 top class acts took to the stage and MC Brian Ormond who is a regular face on on our TV screens did a great job of hosting the show and making the contestants feel relaxed on stage. (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Duck Derby 2013

0 June 3, 2013

The Balbriggan Summerfest Duck Derby is always a favourite with young and old as hundreds of little yellow rubber duckies are thrust into the Bracken River. Large numbers of onlookers watch and cheer the ducks in the hope that their duck will race over the falls and make it to the finish line first. We spotted a couple of the ducks making their escape past the net at the finish line (more…)

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Balbriggan Summerfest Splash & Dash

0 June 2, 2013

The Balbriggan Summerfest Spash & Dash is where younger members of the community get to partake in a splash in the water and a dash along the beach. Full of determination the children made their way from the start line into the sea. A great event introducing these young people to sport. (more…)