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Balbriggan Toastmasters Looking for New Members!

0 January 14, 2014

Looking to improve your public speaking and leadership skills? Ignite your career? Win that job interview? You’ve come to the right place. Since 1924, millions of people around the world have become more confident speakers and leaders because of their participation in Toastmasters. Balbriggan Toastmaster are looking for new members (more…)

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Mitchell & the Crew Raise €860 for Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

0 January 12, 2014

On Christmas day four young lads Adam Healy, Darragh Pyne, Matthew Redmond and Sean Carey better known as Mitchell and the Crew took part in the ever popular Balbriggan Christmas Day Swim in aid of Balbriggan Meals on Wheels. We are happy to report that the four ambitious young men presented a cheque for €860 to Balbriggan Meals on Wheels as a result of their brave swim. (more…)

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Volunteers WANTED!

0 January 12, 2014

Are YOU Looking For Something New To Do? Do YOU have the time to help young people achieve the things they want to achieve? Foróige, Balbriggan Youth Service needs YOU! We require volunteers to help out with our Youth Clubs. (more…)

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Balbriggan Chamber President Meets Ireland’s Newest Ambassador

0 January 11, 2014

Balbriggan achieved a significant New Year boost with the news that Chamber President Tony Murphy was first off the launch pad to congratulate Ireland’s newest ambassador for tourism, astronaut Chris Hadfield. The singing astronaut graciously accepted an invitation from Tourism Ireland to turn his enthusiasm for the Emerald Isle into an opportunity to market the country in his native Canada. (more…)

Wanted: Over 55’s for Trinity Research Study

0 January 9, 2014

Joanna McHugh (PhD, C. Psychol) is a postdoctoral researcher based in Trinity College Dublin and is currently looking for over 55’s to get involved in a mealtime study. The study will investigate the provision of mealtimes as well as social support for older adults living alone in Dublin. (more…)

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Sports Capital Grants Application Process To Begin Next Week

0 January 9, 2014

Fine Gael Councillor Tom O’Leary today (Thursday) highlighted that applications for funding under the Sports Capital Programme will be taken next week. “A new €40 million fund for important sports capital projects has been announced by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring. The Sports Capital Programme is the main channel of Government support for developing sports facilities and purchasing sports (more…)

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High Tide at Balbriggan, Gormanston, Laytown & Bettystown

0 January 5, 2014

Only five days into 2014 and with another storm on the way it looks like mother nature is going to trough everything she can at us this year. We took a trip along the coast today to see how things looked. To show just how high the water levels were we have included some old pictures taken from the same spots to give a direct comparison. (more…)

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What a Difference a Day Makes!

0 January 2, 2014

Yesterday we brought you photos of the wild weather down at the harbour. Today we headed down to the harbour at around 1pm and the conditions couldn’t have been more different. Check out the photos from yesterday here to see what a difference a day can make. With more stormy weather for tonight and a larger storm moving in on Monday make the best of these pet days as and when they come…. (more…)