Harvest Time in Balbriggan

0 September 10, 2012

Over the last couple of weeks the fields have been a hive of activity as the autumn harvest gathers pace. Gary Tolan was out and about with his camera and managed to capture Joe and Dermot Hoare in action. It is truely a sight to behold as the large state of the art machines eat their way through the fields (more…)


‘Battle of Balbriggan’ Launch Night

0 September 9, 2012

On Friday 7th September the Launch night took place for the ‘Battle of Balbriggan’ white collar boxing that will take place between O’Dwyers GAA Club and Balbriggan Rugby Football Club on 2nd November 2012. The boxers will undertake 6 weeks of intensive training at the Bracken Boxing Club to get them in shape for the fight of their lives. (more…)


Balbriggan Fish & Farmers Market

0 September 5, 2012

The market on Friday 21st September may be the last market for this season (subject to the availability of fresh local produce) We plan to conduct a survey on Friday the 21st to see what is the general opinion of the market and to find out how it can be improved going forward for 2013. (more…)


Ben Pyne Performing His Original Song “When I Lost You”

0 September 5, 2012

Ben Pyne is a singer/songwriter from Balbriggan who been singing and playing the piano from a very young age. Ben grew up and went to school in Balbriggan. At present Ben is unsigned, however, he is currently working on an EP and hopefully will have something to release early next year. Ben is performing his original song “When I Lost You” live in his sitting room, definitely one to watch! (more…)


Gormanston Anglers Club BBQ Day & Junior Fishing Competition

0 September 2, 2012

The Gormanston Anglers held their club BBQ day on Sunday the 2nd September. The day will kick off with a Junior competition which was won by Jenny Curtis – well done Jenny! After the competition and prize giving everyone joined up at the clubhouse for some will be food and drink with Ray showing off his cooking skills. (more…)


Balbriggan & District Horticultural Society Flower Show

0 September 2, 2012

The Balbriggan & District Horticultural Society’s Annual Flower Show took place on Sunday 2nd September in Balbriggan Community College. Standards were high and the venue was awash with colour with the great diversity in plant varieties, high standards in flower arrangements and high quality vegetables, preserves and fruit on show (more…)