The Battle of Balbriggan – Fight Night!

0 November 3, 2012

Balbriggan must have been like an abandoned town tonight as thousands of people headed to the Wright Venue in Swords for the Battle of Balbriggan. The boxers had been training hard under the expertise of Coaches Kieran and Aaron O’Neill from the Bracken Boxing Club for the last six weeks and they put on a fantastic night of boxing that Dublin’s National Boxing Stadium would have been proud to host! (more…)


Cara’s Wish to Walk

0 October 29, 2012

Balbriggan locals Pauric & Laura Leathem are fundraising for their daughter Cara. Cara was born on 11th January 2010, nine weeks early and was 2lbs 8oz. Cara came home on 26 February 2010 weighing 4lb 3oz. Cara is now 2 years old and has cerebral palsy and as a result of same is unable to walk. (more…)


The Harvest Balbriggan Halloween Fundraiser

0 October 29, 2012

A fang-tastic night was had in the Harvest Balbriggan as everyone got into the Halloween spirit last night. From Chucky, to Dracula, Dog the Bounty Hunter and alco Barbie, no two costumes were alike as revellers put their creative talent to work to don some excellent costumes…. (more…)


Blue Dragon Iron Fitness Take Part in Their First IBCA San Shou Tournament

0 October 24, 2012

This weekend saw Balbriggan based Kung Fu & Kickboxing Academy Blue Dragon Iron Fitness head to Leisurepoint, Finglas to take part in their first IBCA San Shou Tournament. Blue Dragon was represented by Daniel Mc Mahon, Brian Hughes, Andy Rooney, Robert Kwietniewski, Pawel Niciejewski, Janis Kantiks, and Cathy Berger who took on fighters from the San Shou academies all over the country. (more…)


The Battle of Balbriggan Training Continues…

0 October 22, 2012

We headed down to the Bracken Boxing Club last week to check out how the training was progressing for the ‘Battle of Balbriggan’. The boxers are looking fitter than ever thanks to the expert instruction from Coaches Kieran and Aaron O’Neill and the determination and hard work by each and every one of them. (more…)