Entertainment

Balbriggan Drama Awards

The Young Dramateers Society celebrated their end of year with a performance and presentation of awards. The founder of this very worthwhile sociey is Phyllis Monaghan, and while speaking to the, she explained how the society came into existence. “I became involved with Balbriggan Dramatic Society 18 years ago.This came…


Chamber Of Commerce Shoot Day

Balbriggan Chamber of Commerce will hold their Shoot Day in Courtlough on Friday, September 18 from 3pm to 6pm. This event is a great fun day and has always been a great success, and this year, hopefully will be bigger and better than ever. The Shoot itself will consist of…


Rush Lady Cracks A Treat

Rush woman, Phillipa Tower was a finalist in the national search to find Ireland’s Best ‘Cracking Great Value Egg Recipe’. The competition was organised by Bord Bia as part of the campaign to promote eggs as a great value, versatile and nutritious option at meal times. Entrants submitted their recipe,…


North County Hip Hop Crew To Hit Vegas

Swords lady Tara Treacy, is the proud dance teacher of local Hip Hop sensation ‘Lil Hustlers’ who have qualified to go to the World Championships. They will be representingIreland at The World Hip Hop Crew Championships in Las Vegas on August 1. Tara has been teaching dancing for the last…


Applewood Village To Host Street Party

The retailers and businesses in Applewood Village have come together to celebrate the summer, by throwing a street party on May 23 from 1pm-4pm. Organisers are anticipating a great day of fun for the kids, including two bouncing castles, a juggler, face painters from FM104, a magic show and a…


North County Ladies Gearing Up For Mini Marathon

Two local ladies from the Swords meet and train group will be hoping to put in a good performance at this year’s mini marathon. Cindy Hickey from Malahide outran a number of competitors from Leinster in her recent victory in the cross country league and Brona Snow from Swords has…


Swords Actors Take To The Stage

Local lady Suzanne Lakes is one of the playwrights who’s play will be staged at this year’s Absolute Dublin Gay Theatre Festival. Suzanne’s play is entitled ‘Goodnight Alice’ and stars yet another Swords lady Ciara McGuinness and Sutton lady Patricia McMenamin who also directed the play. Suzanne who has been…


Final 12 Have The Star Factor

The final audition for The Star Factor was held on Sunday February 15th and the 12 finalists have been chosen! They are Cathy Prior, Mark Smith, Adriana Murphy, Grace Fox, Sarah Louise Connell. Cara O’Sullivan, John Morgan, Chloe Loughran, Aoife Halpin, Hannah Hawkshaw, Vanessa Daly McGrath and Siobhan Meehan. The…