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Audrey Cashell and Nora Roban from Remember Us Special Needs Group

Fundraiser For Remember Us

The fundraising programme for Remember Us, the Balbriggan based Special Needs Support Group goes on to raise the funds needed to kit out their new building. The tenders are in and now they need to make a final push to raise the remaining E150k needed to see this worthy project…


New Services For Older People

There was good news for older residents of the North County, with the launch of a new Support Coordination Service for older people in the Dublin North City and North County areas. ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has partnered with the HSE to expand…


Guide Dogs

Fundraisers For Balbriggan Guide Dogs

The Annual Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind Church Gate collection will take place outside churches in Co. Meath on the weekend of Saturday 22nd July and Sunday 23rd July. The collections will take place at Duleek, Bellewstown, Stamullen, Julianstown, Ardcath, Clonalvey and Curragha at all masses. Balbriggan \ North…


MS Ireland

Malahide Man’s MS Fundraiser

Malahide man, Paul Murtagh has opened up an ‘iDonate page’ in aid of MS Ireland, with all proceeds going to fund respite care for people suffering with MS. A fundraising golf event was held recently in Co. Mayo, which proved to be a great success. Murtagh told the County Leader,…


Airport Exhibition

Donabate Artist Exhibits At Airport

Donabate photographer Stewart Duffy, has been given the honour of exhibiting his art in Dublin Airport. His exhibition, ‘Irish Elements’ involves capturing the landscapes and activities from North County Dublin as well as the rest of Ireland. With striking images of Irish natural land and seascapes, the exhibition will run…


Hammerson Cheque

Hammerson Ireland Cheque Presentation

Staff of Hammerson Ireland, the co-owner of retail centres including Swords Pavilions, participated in the company’s annual Community Day on where all employees volunteered with charities. This year’s chosen charities were Dublin’s Inner City Helping Homeless and Barretstown. This is the tenth year of Hammerson’s Community Day and company employees…


Meals on Wheels cheque

Balbriggan Meals on Wheels

A cheque presentation to the amount of \492 was presented to Balbriggan Meals on Wheels by Club Óige Feachtas Baile Brigín at the Meals on Wheels premises on Hampton Street in the town last week. Loretta Ni Churraiglin is the manager of Club Óige Feachtas Baile Brigín and she explained…


guidance counsellor

SafeTALK Workshop’s Aim To Prevent Suicide

St Sylvester’s GAA club Malahide held a safeTALK workshop recently at their clubhouse for members and locals of the area. SafeTALK is a half day alertness training programme funded by the HSE that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide…