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New Years High Tide in Balbriggan

0 January 1, 2014

New Years day started off with flood and gale warnings and we headed down to Balbriggan harbour at high tide to see what was in store. So if your wrapped up warn and wondering what it’s like outside here are a few photos to make you want to stay indoors….. (more…)

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‘Take Me Out’ Balbriggan Christmas Special

0 December 30, 2013

O’Dwyers GAA Club and Balbriggan RFC’s ‘Take Me Out’ Christmas special was held in the Bracken Court Hotel last night. The room was full to capacity as the ladies took to the stage to see if they could find their Mr right. The night was a fantastic success and there was plenty of banter and laughter as the guys showed their talents (or lack there of!) (more…)

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A Special Balbriggan Christmas Tale

0 December 27, 2013

December for many, if not all is a very busy time, decorating trees, putting up lights, getting the small ones all set for Christmas for some all the while juggling work and other commitments it can be hectic but one thing is for sure on Christmas day the hard work pays off when your surrounded by loved ones young and old and everyone is happy and grateful for what they have. (more…)

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Balbriggan Christmas Day Swim 2013

0 December 25, 2013

The great Balbriggan tradition of the Christmas Day swim is going from strenght to strength and what better way to get the appetite for the Christmas dinner than a dip in the sea. Once again the sun was shining and although it was chilly it didn’t stop these hardy swimmers taking the plunge. Each year a lot of money is raised for various charities so well done to all involved and the supporters who donated and came to support on the day… (more…)

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Balbriggan Community Policing Forum Discontinued

0 December 24, 2013

Following on from notification from the North Dublin regional drugs task force on 9th December that the funding for the Community Policing Forum would not be forthcoming for 2014 an urgent board meeting was called. There was plenty of discussion around the table regarding this decision and everyone expressed their disappointment that such a vital service to our town would be discontinued.

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The Great Balbriggan Christmas Bake-Off

0 December 22, 2013

The Great Balbriggan Christmas Bake-Off took place on Thursday evening in Balbiggan Library. The room was packed with parents and children and a host of fantastic mouth watering cakes. The four judges took time tasting and examining all of the entries before coming choosing Star Baker Hannah Barton with her Igloo cake as the overall winner. (more…)

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Balbriggan Credit Union AGM

0 December 20, 2013

Balbriggan Credit Union’s recent AGM had a packed agenda. Congratulation to the three lucky members who walked won new cars – Corinna Tolan, Thomas Quinlan and Irene McNally. It was announced at the AGM that Balbriiggan Credit Union will merge with Skerries and Donabate Credit Unions. This will provide additional and more streamlined services for their existing customers. (more…)

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Christmas Fun Day at Ardgillan Castle

0 December 16, 2013

The staff at Ardgillan Castle always put on fantastic events and the free Christmas fun day was no different. With so much to do and see, from the puppet show to the Hallelujah children’s choir and a magic carpet theater performance. (more…)

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Stamullen Christmas Village Market

0 December 15, 2013

Stamullen Christmas Village Market took place on Sunday 15th December. The market which is going from strength to strength is more than just a craft fair, this authentic Christmas Market creates the perfect atmosphere to mix and mingle with friends and family. (more…)