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St Patrick’s Day Captures Wonderful Community Spirit

Large numbers braved the cold weather to attend the St Patrick’s Day parades held across the North County. Parades were held in Swords, Balbriggan, Skerries, Lusk and Rush. All parades demonstrated local community endeavour at its best, with a great sense of local pride displayed. It is estimated that approximately…

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Mother’s Day at Millfied

Millfield Shopping Centre in Balbriggan held a free Mother’s Day event at the centre on 10th March last, the day before Mother’s Day. The event was called ‘Treat Your Mum’ and the idea was that mums could be spoiled, by having a face makeover by professional makeover artists, Lida Hertel…



Family fun in the snow in River Valley, Swords

Emma Brings North County To A Standstill

The North County, just like the rest of the country, was transformed into a very unseasonal winter wonderland last week, when Storm Emma collided with the ‘Beast from the East’ throwing down tons of snow over The North County. It was the most severe snow event since 2010 and comparisons…


North County’s New Trad School Celebrates

Traditional Irish music school, Craobh Na Mara, recently celebrated its First Year Anniversary with a very special celebration concert at the Seamus Ennis Arts centre. It was a great success with children, teens and adults playing to a packed house. Craobh Na Mara is the new North Fingal branch of…


Exciting Times For St Finian’s Community College

St Finian’s Community College Swords held a very successful Intercultural Day at the school recently. It was an initiative organised by the Student Council to celebrate the inclusion and unity amongst students. It was a great opportunity to learn about other students culture in a fun and positive way. The…