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The Frank Nixon Memorial Golf Classic

0 August 5, 2013

The Frank Nixon Memorial Golf Classic took place in Balbriggan Golf Club on Friday 2nd August 2013. The torrential downpours didn’t hamper play at all. The golf classic has been raising a lot of money for good causes over the last 11 years and this year the monies raised are going to the The Balbriggan Cancer Support Group, The Balbriggan Senior Citizens & The Balbriggan Dyslexia Workshop. (more…)

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The Hamlet Bar Balbriggan Charity Shave

0 August 4, 2013

The Hamlet Bar geared up for the final day of the Hamlet Bar Charity Fundraiser for Balbriggan Cancer Support Group where all the lads got there moustaches shaved off. There was great support for the lads with lots of people turning up to cheer them on. A big well done to all of the lads for raising so much money for the Balbriggan Cancer Support Group (more…)

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Working for Youths North Balbriggan

0 July 31, 2013

Youth drug and alcohol related anti social behaviour is an on going issue brought to the public meetings of the Balbriggan Community Policing Forum. The forum has set up a working group to look at the issue in north Balbriggan. The group are focusing on youth activities and services to address and prevent anti social behaviour. (more…)

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Tom Quinlan Celebrates his 60th Birthday

0 July 30, 2013

Tom Quinlan celebrated his 60th Birthday in the Ring Commons sports centre surrounded by family and friends on Saturday 27th July 2013. Tom is widely known for his fantastic work with the Balbriggan Cancer Support Group. The room was full to capacity as friends and relatives came together to celebrate this milestone in Tom’s life. (more…)

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The Yellow Paint Ambush!

0 July 30, 2013

At 06:20 this morning and working on behalf of Fingal County Council, a Line Crew proceeded to place yellow lines outside the front row of Chapel Gate contrary to agreement between FCC and residents. Workers refused to stop as they maintained they were instructed to carry out the work. (more…)

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The Jack Kennedy Cup, Glebe North, Balbriggan

0 July 30, 2013

The Jack Kennedy Cup U 16 tournament returned to Glebe North FC on Saturday 27th July for the 2nd year running. Glebe turned out two sides this year and kicked off the tournament with serious local bragging rights at stake. The Green ‘B’ side just edging out their Red counterparts 2-0, with fine goals from Dean Moore and Emmanuel Santos. (more…)

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Amazing Sunset in Balbriggan

0 July 30, 2013

There was a fantastic sunset in Balbriggan this evening and we were delighted to be down at the harbour this evening to witness it. There were very few people around and the sea was very calm. There’s something very magical about this time of evening and the sunset made it all the more special… (more…)

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Ballet Summercamp at Glebe North Balbriggan

0 July 27, 2013

The Ballet Summercamp took place at Glebe North Balbriggan this week. The dancers had great fun and made some new friends whilst learning new skills. The young dancers had a chance to show off the skills that they had learned at the end of week show to their proud parents. Well done to all… (more…)

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Plein Air Artists Led by Ned Mueller Visit Balbriggan

0 July 27, 2013

A group of artists lead by Ned Mueller, one of the most respected plein air painters in the USA set up their easels in Balbriggan today. Ned is in Ireland for the “Art in the Open” festival which is taking place in Wexford from Monday 29th July to Sunday 4th August. Rhonda McCay, an artist from Colorado had traveled to Ireland for the occasion. (more…)