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Episode Of Drama Series Filmed In Swords

The cast and crew of the hit drama series, ‘Striking Out’, were spotted filming an episode of the successful drama series at Swords Court recently. The drama aired in January last and was well received in America this spring. The drama is based in Dublin, where Tara Rafferty (Amy Huberman…


Millfield Family Day

Millfield Balbriggan Family Festival

The Annual Millfield Balbriggan Family Festival in Association with Balbriggan Integration Forum will take place in Millfield Shopping Centre on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th July from from 12 to 4pm and all events are free. Millfield Centre manager, Peter Carey said, “On Friday 14th we will be showcasing local…


Table Quiz

Malahide Quiz

For all of you who fancy yourselves as quiz experts, the annual ‘Great Malahide Quiz’ to raise much needed funds for Malahide Tidy Towns, will take place at the Grand Hotel, Malahide on Thursday, 20th July at 7.45pm. A table of four costs E60. The event is sponsored by the…


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Balbriggan Man’s Poem Featured In Book Launch

The anthology of poems, ‘The Plurality of Existence in the Infinite Expanse of Space and Time’, is a collaborative art project between Clodagh Emoe and Crososmia’, a group of writers formed from refuges, asylum seekers and other disadvantaged groups of people on cultural social and political level living in Ireland….



The Old School (Little Theatre) Skerries

Skerries Marks Centenary Of 1916 Widow’s Death

On Saturday, 8th July, there will be a series of talks themed on the year 1917, both locally and nationally at the Old School, Skerries (beside Skerries Community Centre) from 11 am to 5 pm, to mark the centenary of Muriel MacDonagh’s death, the widow of 1916 leader, Thomas Mac…


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Swords Dancers Rock Beiber Concert

Three lucky Swords dancers won the chance of a lifetime when they were selected to dance beside Justin Beiber last week. Leah McNamara(12), Shane Bosson(12) and Abi Doolan O’Dwyer(10), all from local dance studio ‘House Of Swag,’ got on stage in front a crowd of thousands of revellers and danced…


Red Head CLose up

Red Head Rocks North County

Local schoolboys from Malahide and Swords who formed a band a few years ago called ‘RedHead’ have enjoyed great success recently. The boys put the band together when they were between the ages of 7 and 9, they are now between 12 and 14 years old. Their first performance was…