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Red Flag Advisory Notices on Fingal Beaches

0 August 5, 2014

Cllr Grainne Maguire has forwarded a notice from George Sharpson, Principal Environmental Health Officer instructing that Advisory Notices be displayed at all beaches due to overflows at a number of pump stations. Red Flags will be flown at all beaches and Blue Flags (4 beaches) (more…)

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Closure of the Coast Road between Balbriggan and Skerries

0 March 31, 2014

Closure of the Coast Road between Balbriggan and Skerries will begin on Tuesday 1st April and will continue until Friday 11th April 2014. Resurfacing works will take place between 8:00pm and 7:00am. Works will not be carried out on Friday 4th, Saturday 5th or Sunday 6th April 2014. Local access will be facilitated and diversions will be in place.

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Skerries RNLI Raft Race 2013

0 August 24, 2013

The Skerries Raft race took place on the south beach in Skerries today. Thirteen well turned out rafts lined the shores as spectators waited with eager anticipation to see if they would make it to the finish line. We are very pleased to report that all thirteen rafts made it through the water stage with Rush Sailing Club made it up the bank in record time. (more…)

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O’Dwyers Aiden Brennan 7-A-Side Tournament

0 August 11, 2013

The first annual Aiden Brennan 7-a-side tournament took place at O’Dwyers Gaa Club on Sunday 11th August 2012 at 6:00pm. Teams playing in the tournament were O’Dwyers, Ballyboughal, Clann Mhuire – Naul, Rouind Towers – Lusk and Skerries Harps. Quarter final, half final, and the final were all played with Round Towers – Lusk coming out on top. (more…)

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Balbriggan Cub Scouts Visit the RNLI in Skerries

0 July 2, 2013

The Balbriggan Cub Scouts visited the RNLI in Skerries this evening to learn about the work that the RNLI do and check out the lifeboat station. The RNLI crew David Knight, Emma Wilson, Eoin Kelly, David Courtney, Mary Courtney and Geraldine Beggs gave the cub scouts a great welcome and an an insight into what it’s like to be a crew member. (more…)

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Skerries Rowing Club Launch Their New Skiff

0 June 15, 2013

Skerries Rowing Club marched its new coastal rowing skiff down South Strand, Skerries this Saturday afternoon before launching and naming the new clinker built boat at the Slip on Harbour Road, in Skerries, North Dublin. Martin O’Toole, Master Boat Builder and Honary life long member of Skerries Rowing Club and Ciaran ‘Chopper’ McCarthy (more…)

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Official Opening of the New Skerries Fire Station

0 June 14, 2013

The official opening of the new state of the art Skerries Fire Station took place on Thursday 13th June 2013. The Chief Fire Officer and Assistant Chief from Dublin Fire Brigade along with District Officers and Station Officers from across Fingal were in attendance. Off-duty colleagues from Balbriggan Fire Brigade were also there for the celebrations (more…)

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Skerries Coast Guard Responds when Vehicle Skids off Cliff

0 January 22, 2013

The Skerries Coast Guard were called to assist in an accident on the Skerries road this morning. A vehicle which appeared to have skidded on ice at a bend north of Skerries and left the road, descending a cliff towards the beach below. The Coast Guard helicopter was also tasked to the scene. (more…)

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Facebox Promotions “BAND NIGHT”in Balbriggan

0 July 30, 2012

Paul Mullen from Facebox Promotions ran a Band Night at the Combined Clubs in Balbriggan on Sunday 29th July 2012. The Band Night allowed up and coming young bands – Jaded Outset, Lifeline, The Legs, The Ladz and Sailing Stones – a chance to strut their stuff on stage. (more…)