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Camino 2

Trip Of A Lifetime!

A group of 11 young people from the Foróige Youth Service in Balbriggan, dubbed Super Heroes, are undertaking the trip of a lifetime, when they will walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain this week. The group is made up of six girls and five boys between the age of…

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Swords Angling Group where very busy cleaning up recently

Clean-Up Day By Angling Group

The newly formed Usher’s Lake Angling Initiative had a clean-up day at Usher’s Lake Swords recently. This was the first day of activity for the new group, who are continuing to reach out to find new members in Swords and the surrounding area who are interested in fishing. Local councillor,…


North Fingal Women in Business

Women In Business Event In Balbriggan

North Fingal Women in Business group will be holding a family event at the Bracken Court Hotel in Balbriggan on Friday, 21st April 2017 from 5pm – 8pm. This is a fantastic opportunity for the public to see what the local Women in Business group can offer at their family…


News

Camino 2

Trip Of A Lifetime!

A group of 11 young people from the Foróige Youth Service in Balbriggan, dubbed Super Heroes, are undertaking the trip of a lifetime, when they will walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain this week. The group is made up of six girls and five boys between the age of…

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Local Politics

Free-WiFi

Rural Wifi Moves Closer To Reality

Cllr Malachy Quinn (SF) has welcomed the news that public WIFI is a step closer for the rural North County. This follows confirmation from his party colleague Liadh Ní Riada MEP, that her report on WIFI4EU has been adopted by a committee vote last week in Strasbourg. The public WiFi…

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Business

North Fingal Women in Business

Women In Business Event In Balbriggan

North Fingal Women in Business group will be holding a family event at the Bracken Court Hotel in Balbriggan on Friday, 21st April 2017 from 5pm – 8pm. This is a fantastic opportunity for the public to see what the local Women in Business group can offer at their family…

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Entertainment

Rose of Tralee

North Dublin Rose of Tralee Selection

The launch of the North Dublin Rose of Tralee Selection took place at the Bracken Court Hotel Balbriggan last week. Pictured are the Rose nominees and their sponsors names, Nicole Bermingham (Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind), Shauna Conroy (Crowne Plaza Hotel Dublin Airport), Caroline Hempenstall (RNLI), Molly Brennan (Cleary’s…

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Human Interest

Cycle Against Suicide

Cycle Against Suicide

Fancy taking part in the annual Cycle Against Suicide event, which starts in Swords? Well it’s not to late to make a difference in your community and help to make a difference to people’s lives affected by suicide. The starting place for the event will be Swords Castle at 10.30am…

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Schools

St Finians College students

Swords Students Quit Social Media For Charity

Transition year students from St. Finian’s Community College, Swords decided to embark on a sponsored social media silence, where they went for twelve hours without their phones last week all in aid of the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC). The students told the County Leader…

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Sport

Pictured is Lara Maritz

Balbriggan Girl On Irish Cricket Squad

Lara Maritz, a 16 year-old Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan student, has been picked on the Irish Women’s Cricket squad for their summer tour. Born in South Africa and moving to Ireland in 2005, Lara is proud to be Irish- South African. She has been an active cricket player since joining…

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