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Council Host Family Day In Swords Castle

The County Council hosted a day of free family fun and creativity at their Cruinniú na Cásca event in Swords Castle on Easter Monday last. The event, which included an Easter Market, live music and kids activities, was attended by over 4,200 people. The recently refurbished surroundings of the historic…

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Remember Us

A Night To Remember

The Remember Us Special Needs group participated in a ‘Stars in their Eyes’ event at Kettles Hotel, Rolestown recently. A delighted Nora Roban, Remember Us founder said, “What an amazing night we had at Remember us Stars In Their Eyes event in aid of our charity. If you weren’t there,…

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Talk On Thomas Ashe In Balbriggan

Balbriggan and District Historical Society will present a talk entitled, ‘Thomas Ashe – The Revolutionary Teacher’ at the Town Hall, Balbriggan on Wednesday, 26th April at 8pm. The speaker is Brian Arnold. The talk will be about a figure many are more familiar with after the 1916 Commemorations in the…

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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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Hop To It ‘Everybunny’ To Swords Pavilions

There’s fun for everybunny on Easter Saturday, 15th April at Swords Pavilions. They’ve changed things up a bit this year with their Easter Egg Hunt. It will run from 9am to 3pm. Entry forms can be picked up from the customer information desk on the upper level (in front of…

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New Pantomime Group For Swords

Swords man, Ciarán Kavanagh has launched a pantomime group called Tempus, that is coming to Swords soon. The pantomime group are looking for talented actors and enthusiastic chorus dancers who want to strut their stuff on stage. Tempus Productions was founded in 2009, and certainly isn’t lacking in production experience….

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One4all Bingo In Malahide

One4all are organising a special Bingo Night at Malahide Rugby Club on Thursday April 6th to raise money for the annual Cycle4haiti. helping to raise funds for Haven’s Soul of Haiti projects. The Cycle4haiti is a cross-country cycle from Dublin to Athlone to Galway, open to cyclists of all abilities….

Plein Air Art Festival

Exciting New Artistic Festival For North County

The North County will welcome the Plein Air Art Festival for the first time this year. The festival will visit Balbriggan, Swords, Skerries, Malahide, Naul and Rush. The aim of this festival is to give locals the opportunity to paint with Irish and European artists who will be running workshops…