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stand up paddle boarders

Massive Undertaking By Skerries Men

A group of Skerries business owners are planning a trip across the Irish Sea, but not in the conventional way. They intend to make the crossing standing up on paddle boards, in an effort to raise funds for the local RNLI in Skerries. The group, consisting of four men, Killian…

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Balbriggan Bingo

Inspiring Balbriggan Man Runs Bingo Blitz

Balbriggan man Ciaran O’Neill has been involved in helping his community for many years now. His latest venture is a Drive-In Bingo which took place recently and was a huge success. The event took place over the Easter weekend, at the Balbriggan market ground just off the M1 exit 6…


Mendicity Institute

Fingal Old IRA Easter Action

On Easter Sunday, the Fingal Old IRA Commemorative Society 1916-1921, was in Ballyboughal for their annual Easter ceremonies. It is ten years since they were last in the village at Easter. This year, following celebration of mass by Cannon Fagan, people gathered to hear County Mayor, Cllr. Darragh Butler read…


Foroige Group

New Foróige Youth Club For Malahide

A group of volunteers have come together to set up a new Foróige youth club in Malahide. The club will be open for enrolment on Friday May 5th, in St Sylvester’s Parish Pastoral Centre, downstairs. If you have a child aged between 12 and 18, come along with them for…


Fingal Ethnic network

Ireland Telugu Association Celebrate New Year

Ireland Telugu Association (ITA), a member of the Fingal Ethnic Network (FEN), celebrated Sri Hevelambi Nama Samvasatara ‘Ugadi Sambaralu 2017’ (New Year celebrations) at Celbridge GAA club in Co. Kildare recently. Guests included County Mayor, Cllr Darragh Butler, Kildare Mayor Mr. Ivan Keatley, Jack Chambers TD and 1st Secretary of…


Cycle Against Suicide

Cycle Against Suicide

Fancy taking part in the annual Cycle Against Suicide event, which starts in Swords? Well it’s not to late to make a difference in your community and help to make a difference to people’s lives affected by suicide. The starting place for the event will be Swords Castle at 10.30am…



Donabate Beach

Local Group Cleans Up Donabate Beach

Donabate resident, Olive Gilsenan decided she wanted to make a difference in her community, especially focusing on the beach. As a regular beach user who grew up next to Donabate Balcarrick Beach, Olive had seen the evidence of marine litter along the coastline and took the opportunity to do something…