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Members First Annual School Quiz

Recently, Members First Credit Union (MFCU) organised and facilitated the Annual School Quiz competition at local level partnering with schools from Swords, Artane, Coolock, Donnycarney, Beaumont and Raheny. This was the biggest quiz to date with over 350 children competing. The competition kicked off on the 5th February in Fingallians…

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Wedding Showcase Day At Carlton Hotel

The Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport are hosting their Wedding Showcase Day on Saturday the 18th of March from 11am – 2pm. Your Special Day is one of the most important days of your life and their Banquet Team is on hand to ensure you have a special day filled with…


Malahide composer, Siobhán Cleary

Malahide Composer’s Opera

Malahide lady, Siobhán Cleary’s opera, Vampirella will be showcased this March 21st-25th, in Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin. The production is presented by the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) in collaboration with The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art. Siobhán told the County Leader, “I grew up in Broomfield,…


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Adult Acting Class In Swords

Well-known local playwright, David Gilna, who is fresh from the success of his play, Unsung Hero, is setting up an acting class for adults in Swords. Swords man, Gilna told the County Leader that he was approached by a number of local people, who have expressed an interest in getting…


Harry Clarke

Balbriggan Tourism Honours Famous Artist

Balbriggan Tourism Committee recently hosted a lecture by art historian, Dr Nicola Gordon Bowe, followed by the unveiling of large-scale plaques dedicated to the art of famed local artist, Harry Clarke in Balbriggan. Intended for all art enthusiasts and fans of Harry Clarke (1889-1931), the work of this world-renowned Irish…


Womens Day

Donabate / Portrane Celebrate International Women’s Day

The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival celebrates International Women’s Day this March 8th in St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, Donabate. The programme for the day begins with Mná na Leithinse, Women of the Peninsula, Past and Present, an exhibition of art and craft including stories of Frances Power Cobbe, of Newbridge House,…


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Swords Pavilions ‘Best Of You’

Pictured are Fitness and Lifestyle experts, Rob Lipsett and Siobhan O’Hagan, with Deirdre King (centre) Marketing Manager of the Pavilions Shopping Centre. They were on the mall at the Pavilions last Saturday to guide people through a fitness journey, as part of the ‘Best of You campaign


Seachtain na Gaeilge

Council Launches Seachtain na Gaeilge Programme

The County Council has launched a programme of events, which includes a night or music and song in the Atrium County Hall, Swords on 7th March and a wide range of events throughout the county. The programme, which includes events organised by the council and other groups within the county…