November 12, 2019

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A Parent Information Talk by ADHD Ireland

Friends of Autism & ADHD Ltd, 102 Strand Street, Skerries K34 NX50

Do you have a child who has been diagnosed with or is affected by the challenging behaviour of ADHD? We here at Friends of Autism & ADHD Skerries will be facilitating A Parent Information Talk  by ADHD Ireland to empower parents, build support and raise awareness of ADHD. To reserve your place, please phone

November 12, 2019 to November 19, 2019

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Knitting & Crochet Group

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Calling all knitters (including complete beginners)! The Balbriggan Knitting & Crochet Group meets in the library every Tuesday evening 7pm-8pm.  Bring your needles/hooks and wool or get advice on what to buy. All adults are welcome. All Events in Balbriggan Library are FREE! Phone 01 8704401 Email: balbrig

November 13, 2019 to November 20, 2019

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O’Dwyers Weekly Bingo

O'Dwyers GAA Club, Hamlet Lane, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

O'Dwyer's Weekly Bingo takes place every Wednesday at 8:30pm in the clubhouse on Hamlet Lane.  Great cash  prizes. Will you be this weeks winner??

November 13, 2019 to November 18, 2019

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Get walking with Balbriggan Walking Group

Church Carpark, Balbriggan

Balbriggan walking group meet at the church car park on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:25 and leave at 7:30pm sharp so if you are interested in these free organised walks put on your walking shoes and come out and join us. The walks start and finish at the Church car park and we cover a 5km route.    We look

November 13, 2019

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Free Digital Skills Class in Balbriggan Library

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Balbriggan Library in association with Meath Partnership is offering the following classes in Balbriggan Library to begin Wednesday 13th November at 1.30pm. To book your place please call Balbriggan Library on 01 8704401 or email balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

November 13, 2019

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Community Safety

Bracken Court Hotel

If you are interested in hearing about how to build strong communities that are supportive and safe to live in, you will be interested in hearing from Professor Morrow of Ulster University who is coming to talk about models of community building that are working in other jurisdictions. Speakers will also represent t

November 13, 2019 to November 20, 2019

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Balbriggan Junior Chess Club

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Junior Chess club meet every Wednesday in the Young Adult section of the library. All events in Balbriggan library are free!. If interested please leave your name at the adult desk or contact Balbriggan Library on 8704402 or email balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

November 14, 2019

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Educake – Course Information Day with Afternoon Tea and Cake

Sarsfield House, Mill St. Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, K32 KX82

Take the opportunity to enjoy tea and cake while finding out about the wonderful courses and opportunities that are right on your doorstep!  As part of Fingal Inclusion week, Balbriggan Adult Education Service are hosting Afternoon Tea where you will have an opportunity to chat with staff and tutors about the cour

November 14, 2019

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Social Inclusion Week

1 St Georges Square, Balbriggan

Aster Family Resource Centre is celebrating Fingal Social Inclusion Week!  Come one! Come all! Activities include: Taste food from around the world Meet community members and groups Learn some Irish words and phrases Young peoples views on Social Inclusion Eritrean coffee brewed on site Art exhibiti

November 14, 2019

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FCC Public Participation Network ‘Know Your Rights’

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Public Participation Network Fingal talk titled 'Know Your Rights Road Show' as part of Social Inclusion Week (11th to 15th November) to raise awareness of services and rights and entitlements.  This involves a one-hour presentation including a Q & A session. To book a place please contact Balbriggan Librar

November 15, 2019

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The Red Biddies

Balscadden Inn, Balscadden, Co. Dublin

The Red Biddy's, and Irish Balad/Folk Group Blue Grass & Blues band will be playing in the Balscadden Inn on Friday 15th November. A great night of music with very talented musicians.

November 16, 2019 to November 23, 2019

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Balbriggan Tidy Towns Weekly Litter pick

Balbriggan Beach

The goal of Balbriggan Tidy Towns is to make Balbriggan a better place to live in and enjoy, in order to do this they need your help. They meet every Saturday at 11:00am at the hut on the beach. Bags, gloves, tools, litter-pickers available. Everyone is welcome to come along and help out so don’t be shy, get invol

November 16, 2019 to November 23, 2019

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Ardgillan Parkrun

Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan

Ardgillan Parkrun is a free weekly timed 5k run at the beautiful Ardgillan castle. Open to everyone of every ability, why not come and join us for a bit of fresh air and exercise on Saturday morning. It can be as serious or as much fun as you like and you can join us for coffee and cake in the tea rooms afterwards. Wh

November 16, 2019 to November 23, 2019

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Balbriggan Writer’s Group

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

Balbriggan Writer’s Group meets every Saturday in the library from 11am until 1pm. New members are always welcome – just come along on the day! All events in Balbriggan library are free!

November 16, 2019 to November 23, 2019

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Glebe North Ballroom Dancing

Glebe North FC, Market Green, Balbriggan

The Ladies Committee at Glebe North have been running the ever popular ballroom dancing in Glebe North FC, Market Green, Balbriggan every Saturday night for the last 20 years. New friendships are formed and old friends catch up as they take to the floor to show off their moves. People travel from far and wide to tak

November 16, 2019

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Fantastic Physics – Anyone4Science

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

This is a fun show in which the children will use physics to do unbelievable things - escape from jail, make a mechanism to lift an adult, sit comfortably on a bed of nails, stand on balloons, check out food to see if it really contains energy, see if they are full of hot air, make a teabag fly and much more. Suitable

November 17, 2019 to November 24, 2019

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Balbriggan Junior Parkrun

Bremore Castle Park, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

Balbriggan Junior parkrun is a Weekly free 2k timed run for juniors. It is only for juniors - if you're not a junior, how about trying one of the weekly Saturday parkrun events? What is Balbriggan junior parkrun? It is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). If you are not a junior please try one of our weekly S

November 19, 2019

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Volunteer Fingal Information Stand

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

If you are interested in volunteering some of your time for worthy causes in Fingal, pop along and have a chat with the staff at the Volunteer information stand.

November 21, 2019

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Balbriggan and district Horticultural Society gardening talk

Scouts Den, Market Green Balbriggan

Balbriggan and district Horticultural Society: will hold a garden talk on Thursday 21st  November at 8.30 pm in the Scouts Den, Market Green Balbriggan, a garden talk entitled  'Winter Colour' by Dominica Mc Kevitt head gardener Ardgillan Demesne and Gardens. Dominica will give lots of suggestions of how t

November 21, 2019

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Information Session on Domestic Violence

1 St Georges Square, Balbriggan

Aster Family Resource Centre is hosting a FREE 1 and a half hour information session on Domestic Violence and its effects on families.  It will cover topics like: What is Domestic Violence? Myths about abusive relationships Perpetrator Programme The Women's and Children's Refuge Question and Answers

November 21, 2019

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Brick4Kids Autism-friendly Robotics Workshop

Balbriggan Library, Georges Square, Balbriggan

In this Lego Robotics Build & EV3 coding workshop, children will work in pairs to build and code a Lego Robotics model. Suitable for children aged 8 – 14 years old (this workshop would not be suitable for younger children). ***Please note that this is a sensory event for children with ASD and their families/ sibl

November 22, 2019

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Taking Control Workshop

1 St Georges Square, Balbriggan

Aster Family Resource Centre is hosting a Taking Control Workshop.  This is a FREE one day workshop. Taking Control is about you and your resources. It covers the following: Meeting lives hurdles head on Finding it tough and where to go next New ways of facing these challenges Setting own goals Lun

November 23, 2019

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Balbriggan Meals on Wheels Sale of Work

Order of Malta Hall, Hampton Street, Balbriggan

The next Sale of Work of Balbriggan Meals on Wheels will be held on Saturday 23rd November from 12 noon to 2.00pm. A good opportunity to get your Christmas shopping started whilst supporting a great cause! In advance of the Sale of Work, Balbriggan Meals on Wheels will be accepting donations on new, unused items tha

November 28, 2019 to November 30, 2019

Ardgillan Castle Murder Mystery

Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

Can you guess who the murderer is? Taking place over three evenings 28th, 29th & 30th November at 8pm in the castle, 'The Business of Murder,' is expected to be a complete sell-out as places are strictly limited. So don't any waste time and call now to ensure your place. Call 01 8492212. Tickets only €25 per p

December 5, 2019

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Balbriggan Town Awards 2019

Bracken Court Hotel, Bridge Street, Balbriggan

The Balbriggan Town Awards 2019 will take place in the Bracken Court Hotel on Thursday 5th December 2019 @ 8.00 p.m. For further information and to download the nomination forms click here.  Nomination forms must be returned no later than Friday 8th November 2019 @ 4pm to Balbriggan Community Liaison Committee,

December 6, 2019

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Christmas Dinner Party in O’Dwyers GAA Club

O'Dwyers GAA, Hamlet Lane, Balbriggan

Christmas Dinner Party in O'Dwyers GAA Clubhouse, Bremore, Balbriggan on Friday 6th December @ 8pm. Music by Stage Two. Ticket €20. Everyone welcome. Contact Freda on 086-3249476 / Marie on 01-8412998.

December 25, 2019

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Balbriggan Christmas Day Swim

Balbriggan Beach

Important Note: This event is not centrally organised and swimmers enter the water at their own risk! An event that always pulls a large crowd, both swimmers and spectators is the Balbriggan Christmas Day Swim.   Whether it's a splash and dash or a proper swim the Festive swimmers brave the elements in Bal

March 12, 2020

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Fingal International Festival of Voices

To be confirmed

The first annual Fingal International Festival of Voices will take place from March 12 - 15, 2020. The festival will welcome children's, youth and adult choirs from Ireland, Europe and the U.S to the seaside town of Balbriggan for a colourful weekend of singing, story-telling and competitions culmin